Shari Berman’s films have appeared in festivals all over the world including:
Rhode Island International Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, Filmstock International Film Festival (UK), San Antonio Underground Film Festival, Chicago International Reel Shorts Festival, Northampton Independent Film Festival, Winslow Film Festival, Ohio Independent Film Festival, High Falls Film Festival, Glendale International Film Festival, Alternative Film Festival (Italy), North Carolina Film & Video Festival, Reel Women International Film Festival, Big Apple Film Festival, Atlantic City Cinefest, Zoie Film Festival, New Cinema and Technology Film Festival, 3-D Film Festival sponsored by the Stereoscopic Society of California, a presentation sponsored by NYWIFT and in the New Filmmakers series at Anthology Film Archives.
Sugar! won Best Narrative Feature at the High Falls Film Festival, Best Narrative Feature at the Village of Brewster Film Festival, Best Narrative Feature at the Boardwalk Film Festival, Best Director at the Atlantic City Cinefest, Best Female Director at the Glendale International Film Festival, Best Cinematographer at the Glendale International Film Festival, Best Actress (Alice Ripley) at the Atlantic City Film Festival, Best Actress (Alice Ripley) at the Glendale International Film Festival, Best Supporting Actress (Leah Barker) at the Atlantic City Cinefest and the Gold Pass Award at the Long Island International Film Expo.
My Life as Abraham Lincoln won the Audience Choice Award at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, the Prestige Award at the Manhattan Film Festival and an Award of Excellence from Indie Fest.
The Trial of Jack won Best Experimental film at the Zoie Film Festival.