The first annual Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival took place from the 26-29 June 2014 at the Hatfield cinema complex in Pretoria showcasing the latest short films made by up-and-coming and established South African filmmakers.
The festival culminated in an awards ceremony held on the evening of the 29th of June where the entrants where awarded for their work.
Quinn Lubbe of 5:25 Productions was nominated and won the Mzansi award for his original score composed for the horror short film "Prinses", produced by Life in a Bulb Productions for the 2013 Kyknet Silwerskermfees.
Also winning for her outstanding work on "Prinses" in the category for best hair and make-up was Liezl Zene Oberholzer. The short film was also nominated in the categories Best Short Film and Best Actress in a short film.