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2015

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1 LEIDI
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Simon Mesa Soto
Director: Simon Mesa Soto
Producer: Diana Patiño Martínez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juan Sarmiento G.
Sound: Ania Przygoda
Editor: Ricardo Saraiva
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Leidi lives with her mom and her baby. Her boyfriend, Alexis, hasn't shown up in days. Sent out by her mom on an errand she meets a guy that tells her he has seen Alexis with another girl. Forgetting the errand she sets out to find him.
London Film School (LFS) United Kingdom 83
2 SLAP
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Co-Writer: Islay Bell Webb
Director: Director/Co-writer: Nick Rowland
Producer: Michelangelo Fano
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sverre Sordal
Sound: Mattis Rei
Editor: Mark Hamill
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A teenage boxer is suddenly faced with the risk of losing everything when a friend discovers he is secretly a transvestite.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 63
3 ALL WE SHARE
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Jerry Carlsson
Director: Jerry Carlsson
Producer: Jerry Carlsson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marcus Dineen
Sound: Olle Sjöström
Editor: Philip Bergström
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Two arborists, Samir and Sara, are hired to cut down a healthy tree in a family's backyard. Why the family wants the tree removed seems at first quite incomprehensible. While taking the tree down, Samir observes the backyard and the people he meets.
Göteborg U Sweden 59
4 MOTHER EARTH
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Piotr Złotorowicz
Director: Piotr Złotorowicz
Producer: Marcin Malatyński
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nicolás Villegas
Sound: Ewa Bogusz
Editor: Anna Dobrowodzka
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
"Mother Earth" is the story of a conflict of a father's expectations with the power and sensitivity of his son. Maciek - the main protagonist of the film - is no longer a boy, but has not yet become a man. He wants to satisfy the ambitions of his father, and - as everyone in the family - be a butcher. But he is too sensitive to make an animal suffer. The boy directs all his warm feelings towards an old, neglected orchard - the only memory of his mother.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 56
5 LOOKOUT
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Noa Gusakov
Director: Noa Gusakov
Producer: Inbal Tenembaum
Animator: n/a
DOP: Eitan Hatuka
Sound: Yfat Levin
Editor: Yael Yakirevich
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Timmy is a look-out in the military. As a diversion from her tiring frame work, she creates an imaginative, childish world, which sets her apart in a mundane routine. When she has to deal with the real military world for the first time, her own world is shattered and undermined.
Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Jerusalem (JSFS) Israel 46
6 HERMAN THE GERMAN
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Michael Binz
Director: Michael Binz
Producer: Maike Drinhausen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jesse Mazuch
Sound: Judith Nordbrock
Editor: Tom Vennekotter
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Herman is one of the most experienced bomb defusers in Germany. After a medical examination he learns that he suffers from the rare Kahnawake syndrome, which causes an inability to feel fear.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 45
7 DEAD LEAVES
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Noam Ellis
Director: Noam Ellis
Producer: Jean Baptiste Legrand
Animator: n/a
DOP: Barak Itzkovitz
Sound: Gadi Raz
Editor: Or Lee Tal
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Unable to control her emotions, Amelie takes her 4 years old boy for a trip in the woods to calm herself down.
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 44
8-9 FIDELITY
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Georg Lippert
Director: Ilker Çatak
Producer: Alexandra Staib (Creative Producer)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Florian Mag
Sound: Claudia Mattai del Moro
Editor: Jan Ruschke
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Istanbul 2014: Asli, a young modern woman, gives shelter to a political activist who got into a fight with the cops. The police investigates the case and ends up questioning Asli and her family. The situation escalates as she is not willing to cooperate.
Hamburg Media School (HMS) Germany 41
8-9 SKUNKY DOG
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: James Fitzgerald
Director: James Fitzgerald
Producer: Paddy Slattery, James Fitzgerald
Animator: n/a
DOP: Aidan Gault
Sound: Julian Callan, Ian Mc Intyre
Editor: Oisin Bickley
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Set in a small rural Ireland, a troubled nineteen-year-old boy spends his days drinking in the local pub dreaming for a better life. Lick, a local mechanic, sees potential in Flick and offers him work at his garage which soon becomes a challenge for Flick as Mick‟s sexual orientation and a topic for debate among the local community. When Flick meets Sue, a young widow with two children, it seems that life is taking a turn for the better. However, it isn‟t long before Flick is confronted by the truth that he might never break his routine or leave his dead-end town.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 41
10-11 PERDITION COUNTRY
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Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Raphael Crombez
Director: Raphael Crombez
Producer: Matthias Schellens (Colonel)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rik Zang
Sound: Steven Luyckfasseel, Ken Bardyn , Tom Van Ham ( mixing)
Editor: Koen Timmerman
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
An atmospheric story focusing on a foot soldier, named Desmond, who defects from his band of scalp-collecting pilgrims. He sets out on an odyssey to freedom, throughout the endless landscapes of a fictional county, and attempts to reclaim his humanity.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 39
10-11 REQUIEM
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Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Wen Muye
Director: Wen Muye
Producer: Jin Ge
Animator: n/a
DOP: Qian Cicheng
Sound: Wang G
Editor: Wen Muye
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The whole families of Meng Xiaojun suffered a serious car accident. Meng was hurt badly, his four-year-old daughter got a serious brain damage, and his wife was dead. The girl must have an expensive operation within a week for living, which Meng cannot afford. Meng was driven to such desperate and followed the mortuary keeper's advice with no choice, selling his wife's remains to countryside for money...
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 39
12 NEVER COME BACK
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Leonardo Díaz
Director: Leonardo Díaz
Producer: Henner Hofmann, Karla Bukantz
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jorge Linares
Sound: Alberto Molero, Leonardo Díaz
Editor: Leonardo Díaz
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Two friends from the countryside decide to take a job, without measuring the consequences they will have to face. They can't go back to the way they were.
Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C. (CCC) Mexico 31
13-14 THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Hai Afik
Director: Hai Afik
Producer: Malki Dan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mazal Ben Ishai
Sound: Nadav Lazar
Editor: Tamar Ben Baruch
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A noisy disturbance from some youths on the street erupts into Noni and Tamar’s home, shattering their evening. The violence that ensues raises questions for both of them about fear and ethics, testing the relationship between them to the limit.
Ma'aleh School of Film, Television and the Arts (MAALE) Israel 30
13-14 THUNDERBIRDS
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Léa Mysius
Director: Léa Mysius
Producer: Mélissa Malinbaum
Animator: n/a
DOP: Augustin Barbaroux
Sound: Colin Favre-Bulle
Editor: Pierre Deschamps
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Antonin and Leonor are hunting the lark. He is as submissive as his sister voracious. One day, a dog attacks them.
La Fémis France 30
15 LIKE YOU
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Roman Gielke, Franziska Pflaum
Director: Franziska Pflaum
Producer: Anne Baeker
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nico Mews
Sound: Christoph Kozic
Editor: Friederike Hohmuth
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Tina and Marlene. A friendship between two girls in the middle of nowhere in Brandenburg, East Germany. Alcohol fueled weekends between suburban disco and football fields, Berlin far away. Relentless they head for the night, to fulfill their longing for intimacy and recognition.
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 29
16-21 POP ART
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Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Paolo Cenzato, Massimo Mapelli
Director: Angelo Mozzillo
Producer: Matteo Damiani
Animator: n/a
DOP: Fabio Brusadin
Sound: Francesco Mangini, Jonathan Quattrocchi, Riccardo Arrigoni
Editor: Emanuele Fiorito, Serena Pighi
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Nick, a freshman at his first "working" day in the Mob, is left alone on the crime scene by his elder colleague. What seemed to be an easy job for him - to clean the place - becomes a windmill of non sense killings involving unpredictable characters from the art world.
Milan City Film School Luchino Visconti (MCSC) Italy 24
16-21 REBECCA
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Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Anna F. Kohlschütter
Director: Anna F. Kohlschütter
Producer: Maureen Adlawan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Bine Jankowski
Sound: Ronny Müller
Editor: Gesa Hille
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Rebecca knows very little right now. She is restless and hasn’t been able to sleep for quite a while. Rebecca lets herself drift, goes out, has one-night stands, walks down the streets of the big city.
international film school cologne (ifs) Germany 24
16-21 THE SPRINGTIME SLEEP
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Dominik Mencej
Director: Dominik Mencej
Producer: Jožica Blatnik
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rok Kajzer Nagode
Sound: Peter Žerovnik
Editor: Tina Novak
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
All of a sudden world have become very different for Jasna, or has it always been this way? She doesn't try to find out, she rather lives in now as it is. Doing so she meets a younger boy Pero which she finds a bit shady but cool and together they go on a journey to find out how meaningless is what was and will be.
University of Ljubljana / Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) Slovenia 24
16-21 UNSPOKEN
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Eric Otten
Director: Eric Otten
Producer: Natalie Whalen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tanner Hall
Sound: Nathaniel Grady-Reitan
Editor: Emerson Steinberg
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A young woman must deal with the hardships of moving her mother into a nursing home.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 24
16-21 WHAT WE DID BEFORE WE DRANK COCOA TOGETHER
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Aramisova
Director: Aramisova
Producer: Michal Kráčmer
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jan Vlnas, Vojtěch Votýpka, Daniel Souček, Aramisova
Sound: Tomáš Sokol
Editor: Roman Tesáček, Aramisova
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
What is the value of energy invested into friendship? How can you defend yourself when there is no one to stick up for you? Our heroines find a way out of a complicated situation by continuing poetic life and by avoiding objective reasoning, condemnation and the need to win.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 24
16-21 YOUR SIGN HERE
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Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Clara Núñez, Álvaro Icaza
Director: Rodrigo Zarza
Producer: María Isabel Cárdenas
Animator: n/a
DOP: Olvido Pérez
Sound: Paloma Huelin
Editor: Eva Martos
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Spain. Faced with the progressive aging of the population and the dire economic situation, the Administration launches an assisted euthanasia campaign aimed at so-called “unproductive beings”. Keen to get their hands on the amount of money set for the substitution of the old man, the Arévalo family will try to get rid of Granddad… unaware that he has plans of his own.
ECAM (The Madrid Film School) Spain 24
22 MUTE
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Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Frederick Schofield
Director: Johanna Thalmann
Producer: Hanna Grossmann, Jana-Maria Kreutzer, Philipp Traner
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jakob Wiessner
Sound: Edgar Armos, Lorenz Kainz
Editor: Florian Duffe
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Monika runs away from her husband and her dissatisfying marriage. On the way to Venice, she picks up the mute hitchhiker Nema, who from now on accompanies Monika and helps her to liberate herself from the shackles of her marriage. Based on a short story by Stephen King.
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) Germany 23
23-24 MONSTER
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Delphine Girard
Director: Delphine Girard
Producer: INSAS — Atelier de Realisation
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alex Moyroud
Sound: Lucas Le Bart
Editor: Fanny Deblauwe
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
It's moving day, in the beginning of summer. Between playing in the garden and packing, 11-year-old Adele decides to send a message to her future self so that she will not forget what makes up her life. Adele wants to grasp everything, even if it means staging what does not sound right to her, even if it means that she has to bully the whole world and no longer live in the present....
Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et Techniques de Diffusion (INSAS) Belgium 22
23-24 ONNO THE OBLIVIOUS
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Viktor van der Valk, Jeroen Scholten van Aschat
Director: Viktor van der Valk
Producer: Erik Glijnis, Hanne Sinninghe
Animator: n/a
DOP: Emo Weemhoff
Sound: Robin Berk, Tijn Hazen
Editor: Lot Rossmark
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Onno is stuck. He's lost. Many questions. Few answers. And on top of that there's this strange feeling. This feeling that he knows, but doesn't understand. This feeling that has come to him much earlier, so it didn't start here. But where? Where did it start? Let me tell you the story of Onno the Oblivious, who has fallen victim to the strange feeling.
Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 22
25-26 BEASTS
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Rui Neto, Joana Nicolau
Director: Rui Neto, Joana Nicolau
Producer: Inês Varela
Animator: n/a
DOP: André Vieira
Sound: Ruben Almeida
Editor: Fábio Gonçalves, Tomás Pousão
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Beasts is the story of Jucas, a thirteen-year-old kid who swears vengeance to the man that abuses his mother in exchange for a miserable life. But when he realizes that he hasn‟t got the courage to pull it through, he already finds himself in the hands of a bigger predator. In the wilderness full of beats, the cowards are the preys.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 21
25-26 LAST TRIP HOME
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Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Han Fengyu
Director: Han Fengyu
Producer: Adar Ng
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lee Sze Wei
Sound: Yuka Kamamoto
Editor: Faraz Hussain
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Homeless Chinese immigrants Huang He and his son, Zheng Yang, are surviving on scraps. In hopes of a better life, they decide to drive back to China. As they prepare for their journey, a few questions arise: How do we get back home? Where and what is home?
Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 21
27-30 ECCE HOMO
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Dimitar Kutmanov
Director: Dimitar Kutmanov
Producer: Andrei Lascu, Dimitar Kutmanov
Animator: n/a
DOP: Flora Fecske
Sound: Jaime Sotelo
Editor: Andrei Lascu
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A godforsaken land. Young Ada and her ill mother live in solitude and destitution. In a moment of crisis reality interweaves with the realm of the soul where hope and despair battle for dominance.
Screen Academy Scotland (SAS) United Kingdom 20
27-30 SABRA
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Length: 29'
Screenwriter: JUNG Dae-gun
Director: JUNG Dae-gun
Producer: OH Su-yeop
Animator: n/a
DOP: MIN Sung-won
Sound: SONG Su-duck
Editor: JUNG Dae-gun
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Raised by a single mother, Ki-seok likes to rap to get his bitter story out. Han-sol, who moved away for high school, comes to see Ki-seok at the place where Ki-seok and his friends gather and rap. Han-sol hasn’t kept in touch, but Ki-seok takes him in. Ki-seok doesn’t understand Han-sol’s odd way of “collecting courage.”
Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA) South Korea 20
27-30 UNDER THE SUN
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Qui Yang
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tarun Hansen
Sound: Mei Zhv
Editor: n/a
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
There is nothing new under the sun.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 20
27-30 WE SEE IN THE DARK
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Merethe T. Strandberg
Director: Aurora Langaas Gossè
Producer: Nina Maria Barbosa Blad
Animator: n/a
DOP: Asmund Skrettfng Hasli
Sound: Linda Torp
Editor: Thomas Grotmol
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Emma has waited two years for David to get out of prison. Now they're getting a fresh start. Can Emma' s expectations live up to reality, and live up to Emma?
The Norwegian Film School (NFS) Norway 20
31 THE END OF PUBERTY
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Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Fanni Szilágyi (Based on a novel, written by Reka Mán Várhegyi)
Director: Fanni Szilágyi
Producer: Miklós Bosnyák
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nándor Gulyás
Sound: Bállnt Zándoky
Editor: Ágnes Grünvalszky
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Teenage sisters, who are non-identical twins, meet a boy on a beautiful summer day, who acquaints them with their sexuality. This experience guides their feelings into different directions and creates a moment that puts an end to their unity. They must face the end of their adolescence. The story expresses the desire for the unknown and another dimension far away from one's comfort zone.
University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SzFE) Hungary 19
32 LEFTOVER
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Eui Yong Zong
Director: Eui Yong Zong
Producer: Andy Kloske
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rodrigo Michelangeli
Sound: Kevin Luttman
Editor: Julian Papas
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Leftover is a story about a family of North Korean refugee family who is trying to come to terms with their past while trying to start a new life in Canada.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 18
33-34 SPARROWS AND SNORKELS
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Elena Brotschi, Co-Autor Mario Gysi
Director: Elena Brotschi
Producer: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste - Bachelor of Arts in Film
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tom Keller
Sound: Gregg Skerman, Benjamin Pogonato
Editor: Simon Gutknecht
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sparrows and Snorkels: lvan meets Paolo, little Jonas meets lda, another Jonas meets Sandra and Annina meets Jonas - in July, at a campsite by the river.
Zurich University of the Arts / Department of Performing Arts and Film (ZHdK) Switzerland 17
33-34 THE IMMACULATE RECEPTION
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Charlotte Glynn
Director: Charlotte Glynn
Producer: Berkley Brady, Luke Spears
Animator: n/a
DOP: Greta Zozula
Sound: Larry Zipf
Editor: Nicholas Biagetti
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The year is 1972 during the famous playoff game between the STEELERS and RAIDERS. Can Joey, a shy sixteen-year-old, win over the girl of his dreams?
Columbia University United States 17
35 THE WANDERINGS OF THE FISHERMAN'S SON
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Lorris Coulon
Director: Lorris Coulon
Producer: ENSAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lorris Coulon, Julien Laville
Sound: Clément Thuriot, Romain Orsoni
Editor: Lorris Coulon
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A father, his son. A boat, a fishing net spread once more yet brought back empty. The child stares at his father and wonders. He is hungry but there is no more fish in the sea. So why do they have to repair and spread the fishing net again and again?
ENSAV France 16
36-37 69
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Dilian Pavlov
Director: Dilian Pavlov
Producer: National Academy for Theatre & Film Arts (NATFA) “Krustyo Sarafov”
Animator: n/a
DOP: Anton Bakarski
Sound: George Stresov
Editor: Bohos Topakbashian
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A young girl is attacked on the street. In the hospital, she is mistakenly put in the same room with her attcker, where he attempts to finish her off. The attacker tells a different story – he is the victim of the accident, and in the hospital, he is trying to save her life.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 15
36-37 THE ART OF LOSING
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: David Voss
Director: David Voss
Producer: Holger Bergmann
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jan Prahl
Sound: Luis Schöffend
Editor: Yvonne Tetzlaff
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Christian Bender is a young and ambitious boxer. At home he looks after his father, who is a complete nursing case after his second stroke. Maria, a friend of the family and his brother Michael’s ex-girlfriend, helps him as a nurse. After a long time, Michael finally comes home, but he isn't the helping hand, Christian has wished for. It is a short film about envy, hatred, love and death.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 15
38-40 INSIDE THE MUSIC
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Fani Vital, Yulia Novich
Director: Yulia Novich
Producer: Yulia Novich
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karen Manaseryan
Sound: Boris Shaps
Editor: Yulia Novich
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Musaeva (33) is really depressed because her boyfriend died. When he was alive he sang her a melody. Now she hears it constantly.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 14
38-40 ROUBADO
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Erica A. Watson
Director: Erica A. Watson
Producer: Tierney Young, Joshua Clark, Daniel Willis
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tommy Maddox Upshaw
Sound: Juel Taylor, Juel Taylor
Editor: Harris McCabe
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A teen photographer in the south of France develops a tense relationship with his mother's new boyfriend after his parents' breakup.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 14
38-40 SOURDOUGH
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Annalisa Elba, Angelo Rago, Fulvio Risuleo
Director: Fulvio Risuleo
Producer: CSC Production
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juri Fantigrossi
Sound: Vincenzo Santo, Francesco Lucarelli
Editor: llenia Zincone
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Three's a crowd. A classic love triangle. But what happens if the third isn't human? Or rather, it's made of water, flour and honey?
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 14
41-42 RELOCATION
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Yair Fridman
Director: Yair Fridman
Producer: Yotam Knispel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Or Dotan
Sound: Ruth Dolores Weiss
Editor: Nadav Porat-Chomsky
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Moshe watches in concern when the residents of his nursing home deceased like flies. His daughter got relocated to Cleveland and he's planning to join her while he still can. He packs his last belongings while chatting with his rabbit Haim, and leaves with his suitcases to wait for her.
Beit Berl College / Faculty of Arts (Beit Berl) Israel 13
41-42 WHEN THE NEW YEAR COMES
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Jiang Boyang
Director: Jiang Boyang
Producer: Jiang Boyang
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yang Yufei
Sound: Cai Xiao
Editor: Jiang Boyang
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
XingMei owns a small restaurant in a small town. As the new year is coming , her son, DongDong will come back from a big city with his girlfriend NingNing. How the gap between rich and poor will affect XingMei's life? Does money really play an important role in nowadays society?
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 13
43-48 CRY, MARIA
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Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Naledi Bogacwi
Director: Joseph Van Wyk
Producer: Rudzani Muthambi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Brenton du Plessis
Sound: Tertius Roach
Editor: Tertius Roach
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
After Maria loses her son Thabang (10) to "Nyaope", she sets out to seek justice against the perpetrators. When the system frustrates her, she sets out to personally attain retribution.
Tshwane University of Technology South Africa 12
43-48 FORD ESCORT
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Pol Cortecans
Director: Estel Díaz
Producer: Sergi Casamitjana
Animator: n/a
DOP: Simón García-Miñaur
Sound: Júlia Benach
Editor: Anaïs Urraca
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Before Judith's father passed away he promised her that, once she was eighteen, she could have his old Ford Escort. A few months after her eighteenth birthday, Judith decides to retrieve his father's car, but it won't be as easy as she thought.
Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) Spain 12
43-48 KNIGHT OF SAINT GEORGE
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Rogério Cathalá
Director: Marcio Vianna, Rogério Cathalá
Producer: Victor Biagioni, Gustavo Chiappetta
Animator: n/a
DOP: André Queiroz
Sound: Anna Magdalena Silva Schlenker, Noábi Arbeláez Hernández, Tomás Franco, Vitor Brandt, Daniel Rodizanski
Editor: Marcos Kutinaitis, Victor Biagioni
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Paulo and Dimas are long-time companions who have always lived in the violent outskirts of Sao Paulo. Yet, reminiscences from the past torment Paulo's mind. Discord arises between them. They must now go separate ways in life.
University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP) Brazil 12
43-48 OF THE WILDERNESS
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Renu Savant
Director: Renu Savant
Producer: Shri d. J. Narain
Animator: n/a
DOP: Riju Das
Sound: Chetas Desai
Editor: Vijay Kalamkar
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The film strives to create the symbolic echoes in the story of two girls searching for their imaginary friend, whose invisible quality they associate with the anonymity of the industrial black hole – the water pipe. Another story – an elemental and existential search for water in a dried up river by two migrant workers from the city. The film moves between the lyrical and the referential, the selfreflexive statement and the existential search, ending in an ironic arrival into the real.
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 12
43-48 SHADOWBOXER
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Jannis Lenz
Director: Jannis Lenz
Producer: Silvia Winzinger
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jakob Fuhr
Sound: Rudolf Pototschnig
Editor: Alexander Rauscher
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Kickboxing is Ahmet’s life. Physical strength is his main source of self-confidence. After committing a violent felony, passing an anti- violence training is his last chance to take his personal and occupational future into his own hands.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 12
43-48 SHOT
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Célio Porto
Director: Célio Porto
Producer: Julia Menna Barreto
Animator: n/a
DOP: Phill Whizzman
Sound: João Henrique Costa
Editor: Célio Porto, Karl Fathi
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
An overreacting screenwriter argues about the ending with the director of his movie. Can a gun change the ending?
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC) Brazil 12
49-50 MORE THAN JUST STRANGERS
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Twinky MA Tsun Kei
Director: Lester Chow Chun Ming
Producer: Roy SHEK Yi Ching
Animator: n/a
DOP: Timothy ТАМ Cheuk Sing
Sound: Joanne LAU Yuen Man
Editor: Ursula LIN Mei Hung
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
One day, Hung, a factory manager in Mainland China, has received the news of his wife applying for a divorce. Only Hung and his son are left in the family as his wife is away. The two are no more than strangers even though they live under the same roof.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / School of Film and Television (HKAPA) Hong Kong 11
49-50 THE SUMMER OF ABC BURNS
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Dannika Horvat
Director: Dannika Horvat
Producer: Stephanie Westwood
Animator: n/a
DOP: Harry Hayes
Sound: Troy Mauri
Editor: Emily Robb
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
In 'The Summer of ABC Burns', Gem realizes there is a lot she doesn't know about her cruel 'best friend', Drew, and learns what must be sacrificed in order to survive in the visceral high school world.
Swinburne School of Film and Television (SSFT) Australia 11
51-54 (NOT) LIKE HER
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Hash Perambalam
Director: Hash Perambalam
Producer: Lucy Stonex, Hash Perambalam
Animator: n/a
DOP: Grant McKinnon
Sound: Ande Schurr
Editor: Hash Perambalam
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Maia is the type of fifteen-year-old girl you’d find giggling in the back of any classroom. She’s loud, pretty, crushes on older boys, and hides her insecurities through confrontational behaviour. (Not) like her explores how Maia’s relationship with her dysfunctional, plastic-surgery-addicted mother has contributed to how she sees herself in the world.
University of Auckland (UoA) New Zealand 10
51-54 POWER STATE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Joshua Goener
Director: Joshua Goener
Producer: Zac Black
Animator: n/a
DOP: Callum Hanley
Sound: George Brown, David Wiggett
Editor: Jack Gray
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Brisbane, 1985. A corrupt state government and brutal police force has brought the organized labour movement to its knees. The long standing Premier, Joh Bjelke-Peterson, has moved to privatize the electrical industry, in doing so extending the working week and taking away job security from workers. Martin Andrews, a family man and union leader, finds himself forced into the front lines of a bitter fight for worker's rights and square in the sights of some powerful enemies.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 10
51-54 SPLITTING HAIRS
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Trailer
Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Diana Tatarca
Director: Nathalie Abbott
Producer: Diana Tatarca
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nicolas Stylianou
Sound: Matt Tume, Louis Cochran
Editor: Louis Cochran
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A twisted femme fatale and her sidekicks try to cure Frank of his fetishistic urges, during a night time train journey in the 1950s.
Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 10
51-54 THE COLLECTION
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Noah Smith
Director: Ian Michael Gullett
Producer: Tay Nikonovich
Animator: n/a
DOP: Claire Busic
Sound: Jonathan Gauthier
Editor: David Harris
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Ava, a bored young girl shopping with her parents, wanders off in an antique store. She finds herself locked in the shop’s back room where she discovers a mysterious door that opens to many different places and times.
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) United States 10
55-58 BE!
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Samanta Quevedo
Director: Maria Amanda Celi
Producer: Catalina Accoto
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pablo Franco
Sound: Evelyn Frosini
Editor: Nicolas Sanz
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Two teenagers, Alexia and Josefina. and a secret love affair. The threatening gossip mixed up with the desire of simply being who they are; along with a misunderstanding that can tear them apart.
National School of Film Experimentation and Production (ENERC) Argentina 9
55-58 CALL IT BLUE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Julia Hendrickson, Kelso Gerhard
Director: Julia Hendrickson
Producer: Alessia Lamonaca
Animator: n/a
DOP: Julia Hendrickson
Sound: Daniel Haack
Editor: Daniel Haack
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
An impromptu passenger on Benito's routine door-to-door sales trip forces him to take his nose out of the insurance folder and take in the view. If you’re always looking at the road ahead you’ll miss what you’re passing.
School of Image Arts / Ryerson University Canada 9
55-58 JUST LIKE YOU
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Lovísa Lára
Director: Lovísa Lára, Margrét Buhl
Producer: Lovísa Lára, Margrét Buhl, Nanna Höjgaard Grettisdóttir
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nanna Höjgaard Grettisdóttir
Sound: Árni Rúnar Hrólfsson
Editor: Nanna Höjgaard Grettisdóttir
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Dora is a troubled teenager who is disconnected from her parents who want nothing more than for her to talk to them. When she starts displaying dangerous behavior her parents start to wonder is she just a troubled teen or is there something she is hiding.
Icelandic Film School (IFS) Iceland 9
55-58 PRELUDE TO A BROKEN HOUSE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Carlos Esteban Godoy Acosta
Director: Carlos Esteban Godoy Acosta
Producer: Jhazley Pinzón Higuera
Animator: n/a
DOP: Carlos Mario Mahecha Castañeda
Sound: Andrés Montaña Duret
Editor: Carlos Esteban Godoy Acosta
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Isabel is haunted with distasteful ideas of aggression towards her father who looks forward to prove, to his whole family, at any cost, he has the attitude needed to sustain their family's legacy and traditions -the house-, while it warns them it is unbearable to shelter so many heavy loads.
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 9
59-63 BEYOND THE LINE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Emilio Gamal Boutros
Director: Emilio Gamal Boutros
Producer: Callum Green and Thomas Peace
Animator: n/a
DOP: Poppy Rogers
Sound: Ruben Robinson
Editor: Sam Hodge
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
During the 1984 miners' strike, Llewelyn goes back to work to provide for his family. He becomes an outcast in his community and is forced to answer to his brother, the village union representative.
Bournemouth Film School (AUB) United Kingdom 8
59-63 CLOUDBERRY
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Marjaana Auranen
Director: Marjaana Auranen
Producer: Liisa Koivisto
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lauri Autere
Sound: Samuli Welin
Editor: Sasu Riikonen
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Cloudberry is a short film about the father’s wrong choices and the guilt he is suffering.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TUNI), Degree Programme in Media Finland 8
59-63 GOSPEL OF ANASYRMA
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Elene Naveriani
Director: Elene Naveriani
Producer: Jean Perret
Animator: n/a
DOP: Agnes Pakozdi
Sound: Philippe Ciompi
Editor: Elene Naveriani, Laura Peeters
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Gabriel a young Georgian man has a love relation with transgender women, Amaia who lives in Tbilisi suburbs. Gabriel is madly in love with her, but the actual social-political context does not allow him to live this love openly.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 8
59-63 MAZDA
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Alexis Almström
Director: Alexis Almström
Producer: Stefan Henriksson, Markus Waltå
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karin Stenwall
Sound: Martin Lindström, Manne Kjellander, Philip Eriksson
Editor: Joel Rayner
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
After a brutal police beating, riots has broken out in a suburb of Stockholm. Three friends join up to participate in the riots and to burn cars. Finding themselves trapped in the middle of the riots they are forced to escape, stumbling upon an old Mazda that forces them to take a new turn.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 8
59-63 WHEN I CLOSE MY EYES
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Ann-Julie Vervaeke
Director: Ann-Julie Vervaeke
Producer: Jurgen Willocx (Earlybirds)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Grimm Vandekerckhove
Sound: Gedeon De Pauw
Editor: Ann-Julie Vervaeke
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Allison (11) keeps holding on to her memories and wants her life to remain the same as before. Since the divorce of her parents, dark thoughts have been bothering Allison. On the way to their new house with her stepfamily, she tries to reach her father.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 8
64-66 BACK TO BUSINESS
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Matti Koskinen
Director: Olli llpo Salonen
Producer: Olli llpo Salonen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Hannu Käki
Sound: Tiia Vestola
Editor: Niina Vornanen
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Juha, 35, has lost his mojo. A gun enters his life and gets Juha's blood pumping again.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 7
64-66 THE TWINKLING TIME
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Trailer
Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Hsu Chia-Wen, Wu Cheng-Hao
Director: Wu Cheng-Hao
Producer: Tsai An-Lin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lo Wav-Ne
Sound: Wu Cheng-Hao, Cho Tzu-Lan
Editor: Wu Cheng-Hao
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Pei-Chun, the disciplinary patrol leader, is Kao-Yu's favorite. He tries every trick in the book to have her register him on the misbehavior list But every time when the drillmaster announces the punishment list, his name never shows up. Is Pei-Chun giving him the cold shoulder on purpose, or...? Kao-Yu wonders, with the uncertainty of his expectation, does she feel the same way?
National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) Taiwan 7
64-66 UNORIGINAL SIN
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Trigg Ferrano
Director: Trigg Ferrano
Producer: Ashlea Patterson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Eric Sarrantonio
Sound: Trigg Ferrano
Editor: Nick DeCell
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Jake just wants to get laid. But when his choice of sex over responsibility indirectly leads to a classmate’s death, Jake re-evaluates his moral standards.
Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 7
67-71 ASSIL & JAD
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Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Bane Fakih
Director: Bane Fakih
Producer: IESAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Elias Daaboul
Sound: Rami Ouzon
Editor: Bane Fakih
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Assid and Jad, married, decide to have dinner in front of the window to watch their neighbors having sex. This will lead them to a spontaneous, frank and over the top discussion about their marital issues.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 6
67-71 CECILY
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Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Bruce Cook
Director: Mike Johnson
Producer: Philippa Warlow
Animator: n/a
DOP: Thom Burgess
Sound: n/a
Editor: Adam Risino
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sam lives an unfulfilled life in a job he hates, his dream of being an artist forgotten. Stuck in a monotonous routine with no hope of breaking out, this is all shaken up by Cecily, an eight-year-old girl with a straightforward approach to life.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 6
67-71 ON THE SHORES WITH ZARATHUSTRA
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Yang Zimik
Director: Yang Zimik
Producer: Whistling Woods International
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mitesh Parvatneni
Sound: Sanidhya Bohra
Editor: Nidhi Vora
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A man follows a person on the beach who's dragging a heavy steel trunk behind him, curious to see what lies within the quiet stranger's chest.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 6
67-71 PANDEMONIUM
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Philippe Van den Eynde
Director: Philippe Van den Eynde
Producer: RITCS
Animator: n/a
DOP: Stijn Vanwing
Sound: Mathias Pico, Paulo Rietjens
Editor: Lotsje De Ridder
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A girl and her father are confronted with their inner demons and eventually each other.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 6
67-71 WHERE THERE IS NOTHING BUT WATER
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Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Mohamed Sabbah
Director: Mohamed Sabbah
Producer: Gabriel Zarazir, Yara Abi Nader
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karim Ghorayeb
Sound: Jean Nassif
Editor: Mohamed Sabbah
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A family is getting disintegrated... A cancer, a loss of memory, a desire and a lot of imagination... under the hypnosis of the song of mermaids...
Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts / School of Cinema / University of Balamand (ALBA) Lebanon 6
72-78 A MERMAID’S TAIL
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Athena O’Connor-Lindsey
Director: Lorna Truman
Producer: Luke Tucker
Animator: n/a
DOP: George Dallimore
Sound: Simon Burdall
Editor: Luke Tucker
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Growing up in a seaside town with her father, Meredith has spent most of her life fantasising about becoming a mermaid. As she grows older her fantasies become stronger merging her two separate worlds into one.
University of South Wales (NFS/USW) United Kingdom 5
72-78 AEQUILIBRIUM
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Alexandru Badea
Director: Alexandru Badea
Producer: Ioana Lascar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Stefania Grigorescu
Sound: Andrei Boanta
Editor: Razvan Ilinca
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Apart from quitting her job, nothing much is going on in Daria's life. Although she's trying to find an inner balance, she seems unable to decide what to do next. She's stuck at the crossroads.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 5
72-78 EMERGENCY EXIT
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Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Vladimir Tagić
Director: Vladimir Tagić
Producer: Tatjana Žeželj Gojković
Animator: n/a
DOP: Đorđe Arambašić
Sound: Predrag Adamović
Editor: Nataša Pantić
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Mr. Stojanovich got his first aid kit stolen. Petar is smoking out the window of his rented room. Mr. Ivanovic has a hearing problem, Luka and Marko are getting into a fight over a football game, Mr. Fillipovic is sent by his wife to buy groceries. At first sight ordinary and not connected stories are revealing the absurd mechanisms of everyday life.
Fakultet dramskih umetnosti Serbia 5
72-78 IKAN
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Fauzi Azman
Director: Fauzi Azman
Producer: Habibul Rahman
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ivan Poh
Sound: Phyo Ko Ko, Saniel Wong, Jonathan Shin
Editor: Muhd Firman
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
IKAN is the story of Meera and her attempt to save a beloved fish farm from closing down. She comes up with new ideas and innovations to help the owner, but his stubbornness in accepting change may spell the end of the fish farm. Will Meera be able to convince him in time?
Republic Polytechnic - Singapore Singapore 5
72-78 INANIMATE
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Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: George-Alex Nagle
Director: George-Alex Nagle
Producer: Ana Jimenez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adric Watson
Sound: Thorn Kellar
Editor: Michael Drake
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
When a man wakes up in hospital after a near death experience he sets out to rediscover and face the painful events that brought him there. Told through the lucid perception of the protagonist, Inanimate explores the fractured psyche of a man grappling with the horror of uncertainty and ultimately asks how could you choose to live when there is nothing to live for.
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Australia 5
72-78 THE LAST 30 NIGHTS
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Trailer
Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Esteban Angulo
Director: Carolina Vinay
Producer: Carolina Vinay, Florencia Di Tomaso
Animator: n/a
DOP: Esteban Angulo
Sound: Mailen Palma
Editor: Agustin Armanino Méndez
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Alfonso and Olivia meet each other at a party and spend one of their best nights. Their worlds change and they continue seeing each other every day, but not for love.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 5
72-78 THE WILLOW
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Jiří Mynařík
Director: Jiří Mynařík
Producer: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Multimedia Communications
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matěj Piňos
Sound: Samuel Jurkovič
Editor: David Lorenz
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Film adaptation of the Czech classic ballad by Karel Jaromir Erben. "My dear wife, my light, what happens when you sleep each night? Each evening, sound, you go to bed, but in the night it's like you're dead."
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 5
79-84 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Areum Han
Director: Areum Han
Producer: Sanjay Pattnaik
Animator: n/a
DOP: A. Kisnore Kumar
Sound: Sudeepta Sadhukhan
Editor: Manish Snarma
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
One Christmas day in the near future. Christo, a lonely office worker living in a foreign country, wakes up with a loving wife and an adorable son. Confused about this miraculous appearance (or is it amnesia?); but the love of his family soon warms Christo to the best Christmas ever.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 4
79-84 MARTINI SHOT
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Martin Kazimir
Director: Martin Kazimir
Producer: FTF VŠMU, executive producer: Róbert Šariščan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Martin Chlpík
Sound: Viktor Krivosudský
Editor: Martin Kazimir
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sometimes one just really has to make that shot. Young filmmakers attempt to finish their film against all odds.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 4
79-84 THE 'ILLAGE
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Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Irdit Kaso
Director: Arian Dalladaku
Producer: Academy of Film & Multimedia Marubi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alvis Mine
Sound: n/a
Editor: Mentor Selmani
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A man and a woman return from America to send flowers to man's parents graveyard in Albania. The history is based on true facts that happened in Albania and its theme is based on loss of identity.
Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi (AFMM) Albania 4
79-84 THE CASE OF THE WOMAN WHO APPEARS DEAD SEVERAL TIMES
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Nicolás Botana
Director: Nicolás Botana
Producer: Matilde López
Animator: n/a
DOP: Diego Pavese
Sound: Maximiliano Martínez
Editor: Gonzalo Torrens
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Julio (34) is a policeman in a small town in the Uruguayan countryside. When a dead woman is found, he's called to guard the body at the local morgue; but Julio's link to the case is not only professional. His relationship with this woman is deeper and sick, revealing his darker side ... over and over again.
Film School of Uruguay (ECU) Uruguay 4
79-84 THE PRESENT
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Trailer
Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Tinatin Mumladze
Director: Tinatin Mumladze
Producer: TAFU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Erekle Tskhelishvili
Sound: Erekle Getsadze, Tinatin Mumladze
Editor: Tinatin Mumladze
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The story in the park in the center of the city. Many people walks through the park, everyone has his own lifestyle, interests and outlook but the atmosphere of the garden and street makes one union of humanity. In capital of Georgia, in tbilisi happen the same things as in any other cities around the world: there are children playing their games, couples in love kissings each other, babysitters walking with babies, pizzadelivery makes his job, professional killer has his routine day.
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 4
79-84 TOXURIA
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Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Zi Gao
Director: Zi Gao
Producer: Zi Gao, Emily Chao
Animator: n/a
DOP: Constanze Schmitt
Sound: Zi Gao, Jerry Summers
Editor: Zi Gao
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Mark goes to see his mother one last time in an attempt to make a family connection that he has never before given or received. Toxuria explores the aftermath of physical and psychological violence within an isolated family and the social structure of modern society.
CalArts School of Film/Video (CALARTS) United States 4
85-86 PIECE OF TISSUE
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Pape Abdoulaye Seck
Director: Pape Abdoulaye Seck
Producer: Vincent Mellili
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mamadou Conare
Sound: Mathilde Martouzet
Editor: Reda Darouzi
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Amina is traumatized: she goes insane after losing her children. She creates a fake baby that she tries to protect from everyone. Her husband observes, powerlessly, split between his love for his wife and preserving his dignity for his mother.
Marrakech School of Visual Arts (ESAVM) Morocco 3
85-86 SPLOTCH
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Stephen Jangro
Director: Stephen Jangro
Producer: Stephen Jangro
Animator: n/a
DOP: Kelly Pike
Sound: Stephen Jangro
Editor: Stephen Jangro
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Charlie wakes up in a dark, sinister purgatory-like place with no knowledge or memory of how he got there. All he knows is that he must stop the growing Splotch.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 3
87-93 BAPTISM
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Michael Connelly
Director: Iveel Mashbat
Producer: Dana Lewis
Animator: n/a
DOP: William Christensen
Sound: Spencer Ouellette
Editor: Brett Martinson
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
When an abused teenage boy discovers a murder scene and its creator, he tragically and ceremoniously enters into a new way of life.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 2
87-93 BERMUDES
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Louis Lhomel, Michel Plonka
Director: Louis Lhomel
Producer: Écoles des medias UQAM
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ariane Aubin-Cloutier
Sound: Balint Demers
Editor: Fanie Pelletier
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Two young skaters, find their lives change the course of one night, after accidentally wounded a roaming.
University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 2
87-93 DOOMSDAY
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Sara Marković
Director: Sara Marković
Producer: Dušan Đoković
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matija Munjiza Petrović
Sound: Luka Jočić
Editor: Aleksandar Milenković
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A rebelious soon-to-be father is forced to go shopping in the hypermarket, against his principles.
Akademija Umetnosti Serbia 2
87-93 HANG IN THERE
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Trailer
Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Erkan Uzdur
Director: Hayrullah Eker
Producer: Murat Demirbilek, Hayrullah Eker
Animator: n/a
DOP: Berk Kuşbeygi
Sound: Samet Yalçın
Editor: Hayrullah Eker
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Ismail is an unsuccessful writer. He has no expectations left of life and has decided to commit suicide. Just as he is about to hang himself, his canary begins to sing from its birdcage. Despite the fact that Ismail had given up on his own life, he could not bear the thought of the canary dying of hunger and thirst because of him. Thus, he begins to search for someone that could look after it. Nobody wants to take care of Ismail’s canary, leading to a new bond to form between the two.
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 2
87-93 MANIFEST OF HOPE
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Anna Hints
Director: Anna Hints
Producer: Kaspar Ainelo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tõnis Tuuga
Sound: Ann Reimann
Editor: Marion Koppel
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
“Who will you grow up for us to be? A doctor? An architect? A lawyer? A scientist? A politician? Let us call her Hope.“
Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University Estonia 2
87-93 WHEN THE DAY IS OVER
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Marusia Estrada Zepeda
Director: Marusia Estrada Zepeda
Producer: Raúl Zendejas
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alicia Segovia
Sound: Daniel González
Editor: Marusia Estrada Zepeda
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Clara, a young and lonely employee on a parking lot. Clara‟s longing is so intense that leads to an unusual and unexpected reunion.
National School of Film Arts / National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAC/UNAM) Mexico 2
87-93 WINTER/SPRING
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Bryan Sih
Director: Bryan Sih
Producer: Vijayta Narang
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yahna Harris
Sound: Roman Perry
Editor: Bryan Sih, Navzad Dabu
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Maria and Florencio have a child on the way, but Maria begins to question Florencio's ability to be a caretaker as their sheep fall prey to a night¬time attacker. The couple experiences a silent but significant re-evaluation of their relationship in the face of oncoming parenthood.
Boston University / Department of Film and Television United States 2
94-97 A TURTLE’S LIFE
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Daria Kurtzeva
Director: Daria Kurtzeva
Producer: Aleksey Muradov, M2Fproduction
Animator: n/a
DOP: Robert Filatov
Sound: Oleg Ladov, Andrey Tarasenko
Editor: n/a
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sometimes one little Turtle from your childhood can change your live. Main Hero before his death receive an opportunitiy to return yto his childhood and change his past. What will He choose and why?
GITR FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL Russia 1
94-97 MORDIDA
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Erick Pulido
Director: Rodrigo Pérez Galicia Solís
Producer: Giuliana Tomassi & Nuria Palau
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pablo Sierra
Sound: n/a
Editor: Perla Gutierrez, Giuliana Tomassi, Rodrigo Pérez Galicia
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
This story tells a common tale in Mexico which is corruption. In this case it´s seen through the eyes of a fat 10 year old boy. The film shows the exact moment on which the boy decides to change his life entirely from being bullied to becoming the bully.
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 1
94-97 PUBERTY
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Kenneth Lee
Director: Kenneth Lee
Producer: Cheng Chai Hong
Animator: n/a
DOP: Daryl Ong
Sound: Vivien Koh
Editor: Kenneth Lee
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A pregnant young girl attempts to run away from home to Malaysia to be with her rich boyfriend. Will she be picked up by him to be taken across the border from Singapore, will her dreams be shattered?
Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 1
94-97 THE LUNAR EFFECT
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Emma Heino
Director: Emma Heino
Producer: Claudia Fleege
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jesse Ekholm
Sound: Jonas Paajanen
Editor: Jesse Ekholm
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Thirty-year-old Selena writes romance novels. One night at full moon she starts writing a new novel with a mystical and handsome main character; Quentin Rush.
ARCADA University of Applied Sciences Department of Culture and Communication / Media Culture Finland Finland 1
98-106 FOLLOW ME
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Albane De Santi, AnaÏs Courson
Director: Albane De Santi
Producer: 3iS
Animator: n/a
DOP: Goris Denariaz
Sound: Robin Nugue
Editor: Benjamin Baran
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A young girl student, Gaby, left all behind to pursue her university study. Unfortunately, nothing goes as she likes. She has a lot of difficulties to lead a new life. Then she comes into a community which seems to her an ideal flat- share...
International Institute of Image and Sound (3IS) France 0
98-106 HAPPY EARTH CO.
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Hylton Jandrell
Director: Hylton Jandrell
Producer: AFDA
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jake Levy
Sound: Joe Vink
Editor: Stephanie Traut
Production Designer: Jason Broderick
Synopsis:
Happy Earth Co is a story about entrapment in a so called "free world" in the year 2050. John is a worker for "Happy Earth Co". The company release a miraculous new product,"Ecstatic 1000", a device which guarantees happiness. However, for John and his co-workers the company is not as sincere as it makes out to be.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 0
98-106 MY WAY, MY FATE
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Jack Han
Director: Jack Han
Producer: Damien Lee
Animator: n/a
DOP: Si Ning Mao
Sound: Monki Luo
Editor: Jack Han
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
It’s a sad story about the brother-love between two men and their totally different fate in a small town ,1980s China.
Communication University of China (CUC) China 0
98-106 PARAFILIA
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Ander Aranguren
Director: Iñigo Aizpuru
Producer: Elena Minaya
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alberto López
Sound: Omar Chom
Editor: Iñigo Aizpuru
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Parafilia was born in Ancient Greece where “Para” means “aside from” and “Filia” means “love”. Parafilia shows the conflict and impulses that everyone has to face in life. The story, rude and cruel, with Freudian influence happens in an unusual psychiatric where nothing is what it seems. Many secrets and immoral instincts are intermingled between patients, monitors and personnel of the institution, although some of them resist to the darkness.
ESCIVI Spain 0
98-106 THE ESCAPEE
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Jonathan Ricquebourg
Director: Jonathan Ricquebourg
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Julien Hogert
Sound: Heloise Turlot, Jules Valeur
Editor: Arnaud Alain
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Bilal is sent to apprenticeship to have split paint on a teacher’s car. Nanorou has fed from Cote d’Ivoire to arrive in a juvenile center. He told his story to Bilal. Kalia is looking for a bit of love in Bilal’s arm, but he doesn’t have the word to.
ENS Louis-Lumière France 0
98-106 THE PHANTASMIC LILY KING-WILLIAMS
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Allison Simmons, Chad Brown
Director: Peter Lewis
Producer: Elizabeth Velander
Animator: n/a
DOP: Arthur Eng
Sound: Taylor Westbrook Robinson
Editor: Juliette Tostain
Production Designer: Drew Sherlin
Synopsis:
A young woman is brought back from the dead to start her singing career and now she must deal with the consequences of fame and immortality.
VCUarts Cinema (VCU) United States 0
98-106 THE RITUAL
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Olivier Medjigbodo
Director: Olivier Medjigbodo
Producer: ISMA
Animator: n/a
DOP: Audax Egbohou
Sound: Constant Tevoedjre
Editor: Gael Ahoudji
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
FATONDJI, the priest of the ORACLE FA, spits out the truth to the king SIYIN at the time of the ORACLE'S consultation. To take vengeance of FATONDJI, SIYIN takes hold of her daughter and banish him from the kingdom. This act causes the the anger of the gods and the king loses sight.
Higher Institute of Audiovisual Training (ISMA) Benin 0
98-106 THE WORLD’S BURNING
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Sebastiano Piattini
Director: Sebastiano Piattini
Producer: CISA / Inmagine
Animator: n/a
DOP: Magdalena Erny
Sound: Rico Andriolo
Editor: Amos Pellegrinelli
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Lora wanders into the rainy night.Along the country road lies the gate of an old uninhabited house.This space becomes a refuge from reality and the theater where the overwhelming emotions resurface slowly.
Academy of Audiovisual Sciences (CISA) Switzerland 0
98-106 YESTERDAY
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Markus Laitinen
Director: Henna Välkky
Producer: Meeri Hankala
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sakari Rinta-Valkama
Sound: Juuso Heikkilä
Editor: Eero Lehtine
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Forty-year-old Miko tells his story in the same old bar to anyone who would listen. When Miko hears his all-time-favorite song “Yesterday” in the jukebox and accidentally endangers his own child‟s life, he finds out that one can surpass one‟s troubles only by talking about them.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 0


Documentary

Place Title School Country Points
1 HONEY ON WOUNDS
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Iulia Stoian
Producer: Iulia Stoian
Animator: n/a
DOP: Iulia Stoian
Sound: Neo Amilcar Petersen
Editor: Sibila Estruch
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
According to the old law of Kanun war widows in Kosovo are forbidden to remarry, work or lead an independent life outside of their homes. Held back by tradition they are now fighting depression and poverty.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 31
2 YAAR
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Simon Gillard
Producer: INSAS — Atelier de Realisation
Animator: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: Simon Gillard
Editor: Elisa Zurfluh
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In the heart of the bush where the gravel is hollowed, a stubborn civilisation hunts out its future below the earth's surface. Blind, or perhaps all too seeing, they dig away, night and day, spurred on by the madness that drives man to his death.
Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et Techniques de Diffusion (INSAS) Belgium 28
3 NORTH EAST HARD WEST
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Bart van den Aardweg
Producer: Michelle Hoekstra
Animator: n/a
DOP: Antonio Martinez Urbina
Sound: Kamila Wójcik
Editor: Antonio Martinez Urbina
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A closely-knit group of adolescent kickboxers trains every day in a boxing gym in the heart of Amsterdam West. Here the youths are confronted by the strict approach of the trainer. The gym offers shelter and is a place for inspiration to strengthen them in the choices they have to make in life.
Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 27
4-5 OWAMI - I AM
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Diana Menestrey
Director: Diana Menestrey
Producer: Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Animator: Animation compositing assistants: Igor Shin Moromisato, Sebastian Gimmel
DOP: Diana Menestrey
Sound: Ingo Baier
Editor: Simon Rittmeier
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In northern Namibia every personal name is unique. Every name is a little memory that is part of an oral tradition. To tell a name is to reveal a big part of oneself and a small part of heritage.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 25
4-5 ULTERIOR
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Sabrina Muhate
Director: Sabrina Muhate
Producer: Georgina del Río
Animator: n/a
DOP: Natali Montell
Sound: Sabrina Muhate, Majo Villaseñor
Editor: Sabrina Muhate
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An essay on Death and Life.
National School of Film Arts / National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAC/UNAM) Mexico 25
6 GOING HOME
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Documentary Concept by Jayesh N Akhargekar
Director: Jayesh N Akhargekar
Producer: Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, India
Animator: n/a
DOP: Prasoon K Prabhakar
Sound: Saanu Purushothaman
Editor: Shikha Gupta
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A mother (Soni) and her six-year-old son (Suraj) live by a railway track in the city of Kolkata, India. As they go about their work and play, a passing train interrupts them, challenging their existence and life in this place.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 24
7-8 LOOKING AT THE STARS
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Alexandre Peralta
Director: Alexandre Peralta
Producer: Alexis Morrell, Sabrina Chammas
Animator: n/a
DOP: Guan Xi, Alejandro Ernesto M.F.
Sound: Veronica Li
Editor: Faroukh Virani
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A group of talented blind ballerinas inspire audiences to believe anything is possible, at the world’s only ballet school for the blind, in Brazil.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 22
7-8 VIETNAMESE WIVES FOR CHINESE MEN
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Li Shan Shan
Director: Li Shan Shan
Producer: Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S. Gerasimov (VGIK), Russia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Xi Bing
Sound: Seraphima Vershinina
Editor: Li Shan Shan, Alexander Feshchuk
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Vietnamese women are leaving their homes in the hope of finding happiness in a foreign country. What will their fait be in these distant lands, will they see their relatives again to say whether they have found happiness in their lives, or not?
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 22
9 SECOND FLOOR
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Hajni Kis
Producer: Miklós Bosnyák, Gábor Osváth
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mátyás Gyuricza
Sound: Dorka Mezõ
Editor: Zsófia Ördög
Production Designer : Majoros Zsolt
Synopsis:
An intimate look into the life of a home for the elderly, and the story of a male nurse who tries his best to cheer up the tenants.
University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SzFE) Hungary 20
10 IMRAAN C/O CARROM CLUB
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Udita Bhargava
Director: Udita Bhargava
Producer: Amit Chandiok
Animator: n/a
DOP: David Schittek
Sound: Christoph Kozik
Editor: Olaf Voigtlander
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In Malwani, Mumbai, most boys can play carom. There are carom clubs scattered across the slum. Imraam, an eleven-year-old, looks after one such carom club. A tiny glimpse into Imraam‟s life on his little planet.
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 19
11 BEAUTIFUL MOON
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Pavel Tavares
Director: Pavel Tavares, Cecilia Belén Sandoval
Producer: Cecilia Belén Sandoval
Animator: n/a
DOP: Franco Paolino, Benjamín Garay
Sound: Pavel Tavares
Editor: Maria Gala Blanco
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The daily life of the guarani village Jasy Porã, more specifically of their children, who are part of a choir. They show an innate wisdom of living in harmony and serenity with the environment. Temporality, the musicality of nature and men mixed, in the jungle of Iguazu, Argentina.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 17
12 NO DISTURBANCE
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Michela Tomasi, Cecilia Bozza
Producer: Heidi Gronauer, Lorenzo Paccagnella
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cecilia Bozza, Michela Tomasi
Sound: Michela Tomasi, Cecilia Bozza
Editor: Sonja Müller
Production Designer : Nadia Caruso, Emanuele Vernillo
Synopsis:
Hunting is an emotionally purging act for Betty. She achieves a spiritual pleasure by observing the nature around and live side-by-side with wild animals. Through her experience Betty developed a deep sense of respect towards the creatures that live the wood. She feels like a guest in that place, she hunts and she makes it without disturbing.
ZeLIG - School for Documentary, Television and New Media Italy 14
13-14 SHOOT ME
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Narges Kalhor, Benedikt Schwarzer
Director: Narges Kalhor, Benedikt Schwarzer
Producer: Ferdinand Freising, Benedikt Schwarzer
Animator: David Laubsch
DOP: Julian Krubasik
Sound: Benedikt Schwarzer, Christof Ebhardt, Alexander Würtz
Editor: Frank J. Müller
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An Iranian filmmaker, living in exile in Germany, hears about an exile rapper facing death treats because of one of his songs. The filmmaker encounters fear and has to face her inconvenient memories of suppression in her past in Iran.
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) Germany 13
13-14 THE LAST FAREWELL
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Wenwei Song
Director: Weichao Xu, Siqi Sun
Producer: Wenwei Song & Yu Bai
Animator: n/a
DOP: Weichao Xu
Sound: Yu Bai
Editor: Weichao Xu, Siqi Sun
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
60 years ago, Shaolin Zhang met Xiaofeng Xu at a painting club in Jinan. They fell in love before Shaolin was appointed to move to the northwest. 2 years after that, they broke up because of the distance, and were never able to see each other until 60 years later.
Communication University of China (CUC) China 13
15-17 BALAZHER. CORRECTING REALITY
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Lesia Kordonets
Director: Lesia Kordonets
Producer: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste - Bachelor of Arts in Film
Animator: Lesia Kordonets
DOP: Lesia Kordonets
Sound: Maurizius Staerkle-Drux
Editor: Lesia Kordonets
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A rusted case on wheels. A Ukrainian bus, old in years and kilometers. His service route connects various villages along the border with the EU. He drives through the passing time, with passengers who are between different designs of the reality.
Zurich University of the Arts / Department of Performing Arts and Film (ZHdK) Switzerland 12
15-17 BANDIT AND THE RAM
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Alberto Iordanov
Director: Alberto Iordanov
Producer: Alberto Iordanov
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lukasz Kulec
Sound: Alberto Iordanov
Editor: Alberto Iordanov
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Doycho is the last person inhabiting a remote village in the heart of the Balkan mountains, where his neighbours are animals and best friend is a Ram.
Screen Academy Scotland (SAS) United Kingdom 12
15-17 ONE IN A MILLION
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Paul Guilhaume
Director: Paul Guilhaume
Producer: La Fémis
Animator: n/a
DOP: Paul Guilhaume
Sound: Marion Papinot
Editor: Suzanne Van Boxsom
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
On the heights of Los Angeles, Nathan, 18, dreams of Hollywood. He seems to be trapped in the strange house he lives in.
La Fémis France 12
18 WELL OF SOULS
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Marta Almeida
Director: Filipa Pinto
Producer: Bruno Corte-Real
Animator: n/a
DOP: Inês Nunes
Sound: Francisco Costa
Editor: Miguel Martins
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In a cemetery, we watch the workers going about their daily work of perpetuating the lives and memories of all those who wander the premises and are numbed by their own souvenirs.
Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC) Portugal 11
19-22 BRUSSELS - MANHATTAN
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Kwinten Gernay
Director: Kwinten Gernay
Producer: RITCS
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ward Collin, Karel Verstreken, Klaas Boelen
Sound: Karel Verstreken, Pol Van Laer
Editor: Kwinten Gernay
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In the 60' the working-class neighborhood situated in the North area of Brussels was broken down to build the new business quartier, Manhattan. Joseph 'Kid' Davidt, boxer and grandson of one of the residents tells the history and the changes of the Manhattan district starting from the 40s until today.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 10
19-22 COTTON DREAMS
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Sandeep Rampal Balhara
Director: Sandeep Rampal Balhara
Producer: Marcin Malatyński
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jonathan Young, Sunil Balhara
Sound: Rafal Nowak
Editor: Karol Kubiak
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Over the past 15 years, more than 250,000 farmers in India have committed suicide as a result of drastic changes in the climate and the development of agricultural technology, they were unable to keep up with transformations, and they fell into debt. This is an empathetic portrait of a poor widow from the village of Thanegaon in Western India whose husband committed suicide after the complete loss of the crops that were to provide for his family. At the same time, it is the story of their loving relationship.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 10
19-22 KEEP ME SAFE
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Ellen Fiske, Joanna Karlberg
Producer: Stefan Henriksson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pia Lehto
Sound: Manne Kjellander
Editor: Anton Hemgren
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
KEEP ME SAFE is a short documentary about three young girls at Good Shepherd secure unit in Scotland. A place where local authorities send young people with behavioral and emotional problems. A film about life in care, rebuilding trust and to start believing in a future outside.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 10
19-22 THE WOLF, THE SHIP AND THE LITTLE GREEN BAG
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Kathryn MacCorgarry Gray
Producer: Cullum Carver-Jones
Animator: Alice de Barrau, Etienne Gisto Cipriani, Leena Zaher
DOP: Julia McGill
Sound: Rebecca Babagee
Editor: Hannah Jayawardene
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
After meeting ten years ago in a physiotherapy class, Karin, Peggy and Anne, (aged from seventy to ninety four) have become very close friends. As they reflect on their lives, and particularly their adolescent years, they each discuss a particular moment that made them the people they are today.
Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 10
23 RIVER MAN
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Kate Howley
Producer: Kate Howley
Animator: n/a
DOP: Kate Howley
Sound: Nick Bedo
Editor: Kate How
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A portrait of the death of American industry.
School of Visual Arts United States 9
24-27 108 WORRIES
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Markus Wulf
Director: Markus Wulf
Producer: Markus Wulf
Animator: n/a
DOP: Janosch Goetze
Sound: Jeon Gimi, Eunji Kim
Editor: Felix Meyer
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
We, living beings keep creating worries; therefore, we are called: living beings.
international film school cologne (ifs) Germany 8
24-27 KOMOREBITATCHI
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Sophie Perrier, Masanori Omori
Director: Sophie Perrier, Masanori Omori
Producer: Haute école d'art et de design – Genève
Animator: n/a
DOP: Masanori Omori
Sound: Raphaël Harari, Sophie Perrier
Editor: Sophie Perrier
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Every time they cut a tree, the woodcutters know that they deprive a god of a home, and another young tree must be planted, and maybe it will become a sacred tree too. The ageing population celebrate this event so when the last ihnabitants will be dead, the god of the forest will keep being a proof of the axistence of those who use to venerate them.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 8
24-27 THE HEART THIEF
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Ella Rubeli
Director: Ella Rubeli
Producer: Stacey Kwijas
Animator: n/a
DOP: Burak Oguz Saguner
Sound: Lana Kristensen
Editor: Jenna Bowden
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In this untold true crime thriller set in Sydney Hospital in 1956, a doctor and his assistant become unlikely criminals when their passion for pioneering heart transplant leads them to commit a heinous act.
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Australia 8
24-27 THE HOUSE OF OPEN ARMS
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Maja Križnik
Director: Maja Križnik
Producer: Jožica Blatnik
Animator: n/a
DOP: Uroš Hočevar
Sound: Tristan Peloz
Editor: Jaka Krivec
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The documentary deals with questions of human transience and the meaning of »preparations« for passing away that take place daily in a Hospice house. The »House of Open Arms« is open to patients with chronic illnesses without hope of recovery, who are treated by a team of selfless experts and volunteers. With their work they create an opportunity for a dignified and compassionate acceptance of death as a necessary part of human life.
University of Ljubljana / Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) Slovenia 8
28-31 CHANGING PLACE OF MAKING
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Jack Weisman
Producer: Rodrigo Michelangeli
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jack Weisman, Rodrigo Michelangeli
Sound: Rex King, Hon Ho
Editor: Jack Weisman
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The film is a process of understanding inherent legacies passed from one generation to another. Through examining the dynamics between the director‟s father and his craft, perceiving his legacy. Creativity is not a chosen activity.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 7
28-31 FAITH
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Hristina Sheyretova
Director: Hristina Sheyretova
Producer: National Academy for Theatre & Film Arts (NATFA) “Krustyo Sarafov”
Animator: n/a
DOP: Elena Nikolaeva
Sound: n/a
Editor: Martin Savov
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Marina is the mother of Yana, a child which suffers from a very rare genetic disease called EB (Epidermolysis Bullosa). She tells the story about their first encounter with the sickness and life with it.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 7
28-31 RED
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Samantha André
Director: Samantha André
Producer: Samantha André
Animator: n/a
DOP: Samantha André, Malina Fagan, Ryan Westra
Sound: Dan McDonald
Editor: Samantha André, Malina Fagan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A retrospective documentary about the life and last days of Lanny “Red” Giesler.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 7
28-31 THE NICE HOUSE
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Louise Turley
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Louise Turley
Sound: Irene Metter
Editor: Louise Turley
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Nice House tells Rosie‟s story: how the man she fell in love with would one day murder their only son.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 7
32-34 A-22103 AIDE MEMOIRE
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Yonatan Geron, Maya Zack
Director: Yonatan Geron
Producer: Yonatan Geron
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yonatan Geron
Sound: Ron Cohen
Editor: Yonatan Geron
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A 22 years old Holocaust video testimony by Yudith Arnon, a past choreographer, constitute a starting point to a nonlinear story line and explores new findings and personal artistic commentary by the director and the main characters in her private and professional life in order to preserve, understand and spread her unique story.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 6
32-34 EARTHWORM SEASON
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Details:

Length: 17'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Nadim Hejeili
Producer: IESAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nadim Hejeili
Sound: Nadim Hejeili
Editor: Nadim Hejeili
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
After discovered his family archives the director of the movie seeks to understand the story of his family. A history unfolds, one of wars, fear and hiding: but also one of children, family gatherings and rare occasions of happiness. Untold memories and unrevealed truth hides behind the testimony of the director's mother.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 6
32-34 TO FACE WILD ANIMALS
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Jerónimo Quevedo
Director: Jerónimo Quevedo
Producer: Universidad del Cine
Animator: n/a
DOP: Victoria Pereda
Sound: Milton Rodriguez
Editor: Jerónimo Quevedo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Miss Chile‟85 has been kidnapped by Tarzan: king of the jungle and maximum exponent of patriot anti - Pinochet command.
Universidad del Cine (UCINE) Argentina 6
35-38 A PLACE GOOD ENOUGH
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Emilie Norenberg
Producer: Emilie Norenberg
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sirus f Gahan
Sound: Olly Gale
Editor: Emilie Norenberg
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Far up in the Norwegian mountains lies Skåbu – Northern Europe‟s highest village, where six hundred inhabitants live everyday surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful nature. With short Nordic days and icy temperatures, life is lived thoroughly and properly: wood chopped for fire, deer hunted for dinner and wool knitted for warmth. Peeking into the lives of the individuals that call these mountains their home, following their adventures into the boreal forests, their communal activities and their isolated everyday lives, the film observes a very different way of life.
Bournemouth Film School (AUB) United Kingdom 5
35-38 DAVID 555 DAVID
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Rony Kahana
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rony Kahana
Sound: n/a
Editor: Gal Shani
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
David, a recently divorced 54-years-old quadriplegic, is looking for love through online dating sites. Since the divorce and the move to a new apartment, David is feeling alone and isolated. When his daughter offers to make a documentary about him he agrees hoping that it will bring them closer together.
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 5
35-38 SEE YOU, CHINESE WRESTLING
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Cen Lan
Director: Cen Lan
Producer: Xie Xiaojing
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cen Lan, Liu Jianxin
Sound: Wu Zijie
Editor: Cen Lan
Production Designer : Zhang Huijun
Synopsis:
During 1970s and 1980s, Chinese style wrestling swept over China, particularly in Beijing, Hebei,Shanxi and Inner Mongolia. This period was the golden age of wrestling in China.By chance, We got to know Li Deshun, once a great wrestler, and his intricate stories. This documentary records glorious past of the three brothers of the Li's (Li Deshun, Li Dewen and Li Deren) and uncovers the life experiences of a generation of wrestlers.
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 5
35-38 THE STORY OF MOLLIE ROSE
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Juraj Klaudiny
Director: Juraj Klaudiny
Producer: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Multimedia Communications
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juraj Klaudiny
Sound: Thomas Robert
Editor: Juraj Klaudiny
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When you find the one who cares about you, who kisses you like nobody else and opens wide their arms to embrace you, it's like a dream come true. But what happens if one morning something changes and you awake to the sound of the voice of the one you love, saying: "I don't want you anymore, pack your stuff and go!"
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 5
39-43 GOKANOSHO: LOST IN TIME
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Caleb De Leon
Director: Caleb De Leon
Producer: Isabel Stanfield
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sean Ryan
Sound: Peta Hoskins
Editor: Harold Neale
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Japanese district of Gokanosho is one of the most beautiful places on earth, so why are only 10 children every year born in the region.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 4
39-43 HERE COMES THE TRAIN
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Igor Husak
Director: Igor Husak
Producer: Igor Husak
Animator: n/a
DOP: Antonio Pozojević
Sound: Tihomir Vrbanec
Editor: Karla Folnović
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Two years after railroad reconstruction, train triumphantly returns to city of Daruvar, to connect it with the rest of the Croatia. After big welcome party, train station returns to its everyday life - empty train and terminal.
Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb (ADU) Croatia 4
39-43 MOSAIC
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Stefan Krasić
Director: Stefan Krasić
Producer: Sonja Krasić, Zoran Krasić, Dušan Đoković
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ljubiša Jovanović
Sound: Stefan Krasić
Editor: Stefan Krasić
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
My grandma, Gordana, constantly complains that she is lonely. I am willing to understand her, knowing that maybe one day I will be old and lonely too. But, there is something I don't understand: almost every day she has someone around her and she is not lonely at all.
Akademija Umetnosti Serbia 4
39-43 PHOTOFINISH - A SEASON AT THE RACES
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Chiara Campara, Davide Cipolat, Giovanni Dall'Avo Manfroni, Lorenzo Faggi
Director: Chiara Campara, Davide Cipolat, Giovanni Dall'Avo Manfroni, Lorenzo Faggi
Producer: Chiara Campara, Davide Cipolat, Giovanni Dall'Avo Manfroni, Lorenzo Faggi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Chiara Campara, Davide Cipolat, Giovanni Dall'Avo Manfroni, Lorenzo Faggi
Sound: Chiara Campara, Davide Cipolat, Giovanni Dall'Avo Manfroni, Lorenzo Faggi
Editor: Chiara Campara, Davide Cipolat, Giovanni Dall'Avo Manfroni, Lorenzo Faggi
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
No more crowded audiences nor the glamourous atmospheres of the past. Lately for Italian horseracing even the money is lacking. But despite this general decadence - or perhaps because of it - this world still has something to tell. A film about men and animals, passion for races and departures with no turning back.
Milan City Film School Luchino Visconti (MCSC) Italy 4
39-43 WANDERING RABBI
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Henry Wiener
Director: Henry Wiener
Producer: Henry Wiener
Animator: n/a
DOP: Henry Wiener
Sound: Henry Wiener
Editor: Henry Wiener
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A young, traveling rabbi makes his way through the American South, struggling to breathe life back into dwindling rural Jewish congregations.
Stanford University United States 4
44-52 ABU FUAD
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Jani Ilomăki
Director: Jani Ilomăki
Producer: Jani Ilomăki
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jani Ilomăki
Sound: Pyry Survo
Editor: Emmi Myllärinen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Fouad Hanafi-Eweiss moved to Finland from Egypt in 1972. The Finns were afraid of him and many acted aggressively to him. By working hard in his kebab restaurant he finally got accepted in Finnish society, but he didn’t really see his children grow up.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TUNI), Degree Programme in Media Finland 3
44-52 AFTERLIFE ARCHITECTS
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Elyss Tai Huay Wen
Director: Elyss Tai Huay Wen
Producer: Zanne Siek
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matthew Chaisit Tan
Sound: Phoebe Low
Editor: Phoebe Low
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Making paper offerings for funeral rites is time-consuming, and one Singapore family has been in this trade for over 30 years. How will such an esoteric occupation weather the future? Join the Toh brothers as they take you through a colourful process and hear their thoughts of the future.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 3
44-52 ALEX THE MAGNIFICENT
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Robert Monk Davis
Producer: Robert Monk Davis
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lindsay Trapnell
Sound: Nicholas O’Bradovich, Michael McMenomy
Editor: Robert Monk Davis
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Fed up with his life, Alex Martin gives up all his worldly possessions to hitchhike across the country, trying to live off the kindness of strangers.
Columbia University United States 3
44-52 ARGUMENTS
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Andran Abramjan
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Andran Abramjan
Sound: Andran Abramjan, Radim Lapčík
Editor: Andran Abramjan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A debating contest meets a telephone call by Vladimir Zhirinovsky to the Ukrainian ministry of the interior. A conceptual play shows diplomacy at different states of mind, but still trying to catch the opponent.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 3
44-52 REMEMBERING THE CHAMPION
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Shivam Sharma
Director: Shivam Sharma
Producer: Shri d. J. Narain
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rohit Garge
Sound: Kapil Dev Singh
Editor: Krishna Lohani
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
This documentary film chronicles the journey of Mr. Sheri Bhathena also known as the 'Wizard on Wheels' from Pune. Mr. Bhathena was an avid racer in his glory days and he along with his brothers ruled the racing scene in India. He now runs a modest garage at Pune but his love for these mean-machines remains intact to this day.
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 3
44-52 ROMANIAN
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Artur Boruzs
Director: Artur Boruzs
Producer: UNATC “I.L.Caragiale”
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cosmin Filisan
Sound: Cristian Radu
Editor: Cristian Radu
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Somewhere in Romania, a man recreates a depth of a cave atmosphere, through art.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 3
44-52 SECRETS OF THE NIGHT
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Stephan de Villiers
Director: Stephan de Villiers
Producer: AFDA
Animator: n/a
DOP: Isaac Nkhatho, Lindani Gumede
Sound: Christopher Stonall
Editor: Karien van Bijon, Skhumbuzo Dlomo, Omphile Rapoo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Secrets of the Night documents the confessions of an ex- male prostitute and drug addict in South Africa, tracing his life from his early childhood in Durban and leading to the seedy life of drugs and prostitution in Johannesburg.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 3
44-52 STREET SCALE
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Jovana Filipović
Director: Jovana Filipović
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Feđa Hadžić
Sound: Marko M. Vučković
Editor: Jovana Filipović
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A walk on the streets of Belgrade where talented children and academy educated professionals, rebels and adventurists make their living by creating a unique atmosphere of Belgrade. These are stories of their everyday fight for a place on the street music scale.
Fakultet dramskih umetnosti Serbia 3
44-52 THE STARS
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Jessica Desjardins
Director: Jessica Desjardins
Producer: Écoles des medias UQAM
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matthew Wolkow
Sound: Jessica Desjardins, Adrien Bukowski, Valérie Nantel
Editor: Camille Poirier
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Among the best in women's hockey, these talented, powerful and courageous athletes try, by all means, to live and share their passion despite the obstacles they face. More than ever, the Montreal Stars inspire fans and redefine the image of the national sport.
University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 3
53-59 APPARITIONS
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Length: 23'
Screenwriter: María Luz Olivares Capelle
Director: María Luz Olivares Capelle
Producer: María Luz Olivares Capelle, David Eisl, Stephan Podest
Animator: n/a
DOP: María Luz Olivares Capelle, Lucia Hoffer, Serafin Spitzer, Almut Schilling
Sound: Lenja Gahtman
Editor: Svenja Plaas
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
„Apariciones“ is a cinematographic essay on the question of what are apparitions, or what might they be. It’s a filmed documentation of the verbs “to appear” and “to disappear”. This film challenges itself by trying to make visible und perceptible these unseizable and sometimes invisible subjects. Apariciones is a collage-shortfilm, an associative definition, a visual thinking process, a physics of illusions.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 2
53-59 FELT UP
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Alexandra Cox
Producer: Alexandra Cox
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alexandra Cox
Sound: Alexandra Cox, Kyle Miller
Editor: Kyle Miller
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Young people give testimonies about their first sexual experiences by speaking through felt puppets.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 2
53-59 INSIDE THE HOUSES
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Ananda Campana
Producer: Pedro José Moura
Animator: n/a
DOP: José Edurado Zepka, Leonardo do Valle
Sound: João Henrique Costa, Eduardo Sant Anna
Editor: Ananda Campana
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Two housemaids share their life lessons, dreams and achievements from being an orphan to becoming a ruler of one’s own life.
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC) Brazil 2
53-59 IRJA AND KALLE
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Rickard Stolpe
Director: Rickard Stolpe
Producer: Mia Holmberg
Animator: n/a
DOP: Axel Nordman
Sound: Liina Johansson
Editor: Rickard Stolpe
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Kalle 92 and Irja 85 met at the home for the elderly.
ARCADA University of Applied Sciences Department of Culture and Communication / Media Culture Finland Finland 2
53-59 MAZAL MEANS LUCK
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Mazal Ben-Yishai
Producer: Mazal Ben-Yishai
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mazal Ben-Yishai
Sound: n/a
Editor: Reut Ketii
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The young director of the film, who was raised by her grandparents while in continuous contact with her parents, tells the unusual and thought-provoking story of her remarkable family.
Ma'aleh School of Film, Television and the Arts (MAALE) Israel 2
53-59 THE SPACE BETWEEN
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Zoe Sandoval
Producer: Zoe Sandoval
Animator: ROb Herman, Francis Bade, Ioan Pricop
DOP: Cindy Mimi Phan
Sound: Mike Simpson
Editor: Carr Thompson
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A documentary about Michael R. Evans and his theory on the geometry of light.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 2
53-59 YUCCA
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: George Gkonos
Director: George Gkonos
Producer: George Gkonos
Animator: n/a
DOP: George Gkonos
Sound: George Gkonos
Editor: George Gkonos
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A love story unfolds while touring around the balconies of Athens.
Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos (HCTSS) Greece 2
60-61 A SEAT WITH A VIEW
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Kaisa El Ramly
Director: Kaisa El Ramly
Producer: Kaisa El Ramly
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jonatan Sundstrom
Sound: Vili Laitinen
Editor: Inka Lahti
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A Seat with a View is a film that takes us on a journey with three children sitting as passengers on a bicycle. It is a depiction of those mythical moments experienced along the way: what is seen and what thoughts are aroused by being "onboard".
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 1
60-61 BLACK YOGURT
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Racha Taki
Director: Racha Taki
Producer: Racha Taki
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ahmed Al Amoudi
Sound: Paul Alouf
Editor: Racha Taki
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Aisha is a Syrian little girl living in one of Lebanon's refugee camps. Suffering from all kinds of inhuman conditions, she dares to dream like every other child.
Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts / School of Cinema / University of Balamand (ALBA) Lebanon 1
62-74 INVISIBLE
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Dylan Pelgrims
Director: Dylan Pelgrims
Producer: Dylan Pelgrims
Animator: n/a
DOP: Carl Van Baelen
Sound: Sidney Van Wichelen (Recording) - Gertjan Van Damme (Mixing)
Editor: Gertjan Van Damme
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A documentary self-portrait where I show myself in my habitat and use archive footage to show how my home situation was with my mother. It's about the diagnose I received of ADD and how it affected the people around me like my friends, family and ex-girlfriend.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 0
62-74 LAST HANDS
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Ahmet Bikiç
Director: Ahmet Bikiç
Producer: Nagihan Çakar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ahmet Bikiç
Sound: Seyithan Kızıl
Editor: Ahmet Bikiç
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In this fairy tale, there are many hands, these hands allow for the fairy tale to live on those hands, like the way time imprints itself treat many materials found in nature with great mastery…There are many hands who teach without a flitch for many years. and there are many young ones, who are waiting to learn…
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 0
62-74 LIFE OF BEN
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: WU Boping
Director: WU Boping
Producer: WU Boping
Animator: n/a
DOP: WU Boping
Sound: WU Boping
Editor: WU Boping
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Ben's been living in Hong Kong for five year. He studied here, working in here and got married here. He felt a lot of pressure, meanwhile filled with joy. At the age of 30, not only he has his own career ha even purchased his second real estate property in Hong Kong. What's surprising is his second child is coming. This documentary is to present the life of Ben to the audience, to let them taste his life in Hong Kong.
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 0
62-74 LUNCH MENU
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Simona Schurdáková
Director: Simona Schurdáková
Producer: FTF VŠMU, executive producer: Peter Vlkovič
Animator: n/a
DOP: Peter Vlkovič, Jozef Šimko, Ján Križovenský
Sound: Peter Vlkovič, Gregor Haneš, Stanislav Králik
Editor: Paula Ďurinová
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The director sneaks a look at the everyday dining of various people who talk about their current life situation that bothers, cheers, intrigues or annoys them. The life cycle starting from childhood up to old age is a great process that we just undergo, start or end. However, we always experience similar lures or worries. We are moved forward by our first decisions and mates, and we will either benefit from them or they will become our nightmares.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 0
62-74 NEVER FORGOTTEN
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Michael Shipman
Director: Michael Shipman
Producer: Michael Shipman
Animator: n/a
DOP: Michael Shipman
Sound: Michael Shipman
Editor: Michael Shipman
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Lisa Ann Maynard and World War I expert, Dave Bedford, explore the story of Lisa's great uncle, Army Sergeant Paul Maynard, in an effort to ensure that his legacy, and the legacies of the half million Americans who fell during the First World War, are never forgotten.
American University United States 0
62-74 PEDALLING ON
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Ilona Hiltunen
Director: Ilona Hiltunen
Producer: Mikko Lehtonen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Patrik Sundberg
Sound: Oona Ylönen
Editor: Enni Punkkinen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Pedaling on is a documentary about a change that effects over 300 000 people in Finland. During the change what kind of thoughts and emotions people go through.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 0
62-74 RIGHT HERE WAITING
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Xiaoxiao Chen
Producer: Xiaoxiao Chen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Xiaoxiao Chen
Sound: Xiaoxiao Chen
Editor: Xiaoxiao Chen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An old farmer lives alone in a small village because his child has gone to the city to work (a typical phenomenon in China) is hoping for his son‟s return. Will his son come back?
Loyola Marymount University / School of Film and Television (LMU) United States 0
62-74 SAMAPTI: LOVE IN ASHES
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Tila Datta, Anjali Nair
Director: Tariq Mehmet, Benjamin Theodore Rowe
Producer: Whistling Woods International
Animator: n/a
DOP: Daniel James Crittenden, Altamash Raza Khan
Sound: Abhinav Agnihotri
Editor: Kyle Griffin, Vini N Raj
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Co production between Calgary and Whistling Woods International.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 0
62-74 SWEET ORANGES
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Nora Sweeney
Producer: Nora Sweeney
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nora Sweeney
Sound: Nora Sweeney
Editor: Nora Sweeney
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Exploring idyllic rural California, I meet Jaime, Blanca and Hugo, a group of orange pickers from Michoacan, Mexico, who share with me their songs, dreams, aspirations, and thoughts about work.
CalArts School of Film/Video (CALARTS) United States 0
62-74 THAT’S THAT (THE THREE LOVES OF VALA)
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Santa Aumeistere
Director: Santa Aumeistere, Simon Pax McDowell, Zak Campbell
Producer: Santa Aumeistere
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zak Campbell
Sound: Simon Pax McDowell
Editor: Simon Pax McDowell
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Valentīna lives in an isolated mental health institution in Latvia. This documentary explores her relationships with her brother, husband and closest friend, who live there too. With this glimpse into their lives, we realise that this is not a film about “crazy” people - It is a film about people.
University of South Wales (NFS/USW) United Kingdom 0
62-74 THE IMPASSIONED: A DOCUMENTARY ON THE GREATEST FANS IN THE WORLD
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Stephen Hosier
Director: Stephen Hosier
Producer: Stephen Hosier, Deidter Stadnyk, Lucas Ford
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nikolay Michaylov
Sound: n/a
Editor: Stephen Hosier
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A character exploration into the fandom that surrounds the Toronto Maple Leafs and the infamous loyalty devoted to the team.
School of Image Arts / Ryerson University Canada 0
62-74 TRI-INDUSTRY
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Jeanne Piatier
Director: Jeanne Piatier
Producer: ENSAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Charly Caillaux, Jeanne Piatier
Sound: Hugo Rossi, Jeanne Piatier
Editor: Jeanne Piatier
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Tri-industry symbolizes the dehumanization engendered by the functioning of a ski resort.
ENSAV France 0
62-74 WATER
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Manuel Carneiro
Director: Manuel Carneiro
Producer: Manuel Carneiro
Animator: n/a
DOP: Manuel Carneiro
Sound: Manuel Carneiro
Editor: Manuel Carneiro
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Water doesn‟t stop. Instead, it keeps running, running in a closed cycle, in a universal cycle. In its very own and only symbolic cycle.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 0


Animation

Place Title School Country Points
1 THE BIGGER PICTURE
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Co-writer: Jennifer Majka
Director: Director/Co-writer: Daisy Jacobs
Producer: Christopher Hees
Animation: Daisy Jacobs
DOP: Max Williams
Sound: Jonas Jensen
Editor: Vera Simmonds
Production Designer : Elo Soode
Synopsis:
Two sons; one elderly mother; no end in sight. ‘The Bigger Picture’ uses giant animated characters in life-size sets to tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an ageing parent.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 105
2 WHOLE
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Carina Kamper, William Reynish
Director: William Reynish
Producer: Lina Flint
Animation: Character animation by: Lea Boje, Rasmus Brinck, Anne Moth Larsen, Steffen Christensen, Kirsten Bay
DOP: Louise McLaughlin
Sound: Philip Flindt
Editor: Carla Luffe
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Mira has a headache and feels hollow inside. Her friend Ingeborg attempts to help Mira, but as Mira meets the shaman Uhlrik, a more holistic solution arises.
National Film School of Denmark (DDF) Denmark 38
3-4 GRANDMA
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Karolien Raeymaekers
Director: Karolien Raeymaekers
Producer: Karolien Raeymaekers
Animation: Karolien Raeymaekers
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ruben De Gheselle
Editor: Karolien Raeymaekers
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A wordless film about a girl who has to conquer her fear for her terminally ill grandma.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 24
3-4 LUMA
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Carmel Ben Ami, Sohini Tal
Director: Carmel Ben Ami, Sohini Tal
Producer: Carmel Ben Ami, Sohini Tal
Animation: Carmel Ben Ami, Sohini Tal
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ziv Ravits
Editor: Carmel Ben Ami, Sohini Tal
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Alex, a 13 year old teenager, is going through puberty in an “empty” house, where all are immersed in their own screens. Can the screen replace the human touch she longs for?
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 24
5 EAGLES AND CHICKEN
X

Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Tian Yesu, Geng Jiexi, Huang Jing
Director: Tian Yesu, Geng Jiexi, Huang Jing
Producer: Sun Cong, Zhang Li, Yan Ran
Animation: Tian Yesu, Geng Jiexi, Huang Jing
DOP: n/a
Sound: Liu Cong
Editor: Tian Yesu, Geng Jiexi, Huang Jing
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The production technique of this film is the traditional two-dimensional hand- painted, sketch pastel style. The story is about a "smart" eagle pretended to be a chicken and snick into a farm, starting his "eat a ready-cooked meal" type of life. However, as he got more and more into the character, a crisis followed...
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 20
6-8 EMILE
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Tiffanie Mang
Director: Tiffanie Mang
Producer: Tiffanie Mang
Animation: Tiffanie Mang
DOP: n/a
Sound: Zheng Jia
Editor: Tiffanie Mang
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A blind beggar boy sitting in the streets loses his one coin and sets out to find it, only to discover a trail of music that leads him to something more magical than he could imagine.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 18
6-8 THE AGE OF RUST
X

Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Alessandro Mattei
Director: Alessandro Mattei, Francesco Aber
Producer: Sergio Toffetti, Chiara Magri, Laura Fiori
Animation: Alessandro Mattei, Francesco Aber
DOP: Alessandro Mattei, Francesco Aber
Sound: Paolo Armao, Vito Martinelli
Editor: Alessandro Mattei, Francesco Aber
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An extraordinary mockumentary discovering the incredible life cycle of “Peteramosaurus Cavator” In the wonderful landscape of the Alps.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 18
6-8 THE GUARDIAN
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen
Director: Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen
Producer: Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen
Animation: Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen
DOP: Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen
Sound: Tuukka Nikkilä
Editor: Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A short animation film about an old woman whose assistant robot is trying to remind her about something important.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 18
9 FOREVER YOURS x3
X

Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Susani Mahadura
Director: Susani Mahadura, Sami Levo
Producer: n/a
Animation: Susani Mahadura, Sami Levo
DOP: n/a
Sound: Marko Puhakka
Editor: Susani Mahadura, Sami Levo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A touching love story of a three-time divorced mother, narrated by her daughter.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 17
10 OPOSSUM
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Paul Cichon
Producer: Alexandra Stautmeister
Animation: Martin Minsel, Paul Cichon
DOP: Martin Minsel, Paul Cichon
Sound: Johannes Schmitz
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An opossum in a coffee machine and the question why most technical devices brake after a certain time.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 16
11-12 THE POTATO EATERS
X

Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Martin Kukal
Director: Martin Kukal
Producer: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Multimedia Communications
Animation: Martin Kukal
DOP: Martin Kukal
Sound: Samuel Jurkovič
Editor: Martin Kukal
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A tribute to the Artist. Short animation film about a man who is passing through the Brabantse land.
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 15
11-12 WHAT I FORGOT TO SAY
X

Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Patrick Buhr
Director: Patrick Buhr
Producer: Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Animation: Patrick Buhr
DOP: n/a
Sound: Henning Hein, Ralf Schipke
Editor: Patrick Buhr
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A flaneur attempts to reflect on the origins and the meaning of pointless walking.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 15
13-14 NEVER STOP CYCLING
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Colin Lepper
Director: Colin Lepper
Producer: Sheridan College
Animation: Colin Lepper
DOP: Colin Lepper
Sound: Colin Lepper
Editor: Colin Lepper
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In order to continue a comfortable, routine and mundane life. A creature must make the journey into a strange living world.
Sheridan College Canada 14
13-14 PISSED OFF
X

Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Ilian Velikov
Director: Ilian Velikov
Producer: National Academy for Theatre & Film Arts (NATFA) “Krustyo Sarafov”
Animation: Ilian Velikov
DOP: Ilian Velikov
Sound: Ilian Velikov, Dalibor Rajninger
Editor: Ilian Velikov
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A dog is trying to get its owner’s attention because it needs to go to the toilet and has to be taken out for a walk. Despite all efforts that the dog makes the human just doesn’t notice it. The dog pisses itself and everything around it including the human. The human is furious and the ending is unexpected.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 14
15 CHASING CLOUDS
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Zjef Crabbé
Director: Zjef Crabbé
Producer: Zjef Crabbé
Animation: Zjef Crabbé
DOP: n/a
Sound: Arnout Colaert
Editor: Zjef Crabbé
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A shepherd takes his flock of clouds on a everyday walk. Every time they pass the grave of his beloved dog. The shepherd loses his attention and the rams start a fight causing lightning...
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 13
16-18 AN INCREDIBLY ELASTIC MAN
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Karolina Specht
Director: Karolina Specht
Producer: Marcin Malatyński
Animation: Karolina Specht
DOP: Karolina Specht
Sound: Marek Knaga
Editor: Karolina Specht
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An Incredibly Elastic Man - The story of a man without shape. Given this ephemeral body he is constraint to deal with the people, things and places that are constantly shaping him. Can one live completely detached from others, from reality? Who and what decides of who we are in the end?
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 10
16-18 POND SCUM
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Catriona Drummond
Director: Catriona Drummond
Producer: Catriona Drummond
Animation: Catriona Drummond
DOP: Catriona Drummond
Sound: Catriona Drummond
Editor: Catriona Drummond
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Alex is a savvy teenager with the ability to morph into a swamp monster. She enacts some kooky revenge when a bogan cat calls her from his ute.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 10
16-18 WELCOME, LENIN
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Alexei Zhukov
Director: Michael Soloshenko
Producer: Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S. Gerasimov (VGIK), Russia
Animation: Michael Soloshenko
DOP: Anton Pai, Dilara Chernoff-Dimeeva, Irina Posypkina
Sound: Natalia Ivanonva, Vladimir Derevyanko
Editor: Michael Soloshenko
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A comedy of absurd. To the displeasure of his mother, Gregory brings a small Lenin home. But their happiness returns when Pushkin, who escaped, comes back, expelling Ilyich from the apartment to Gregory`s mother great joy.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 10
19-20 STEADFAST STANLEY
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: John Kim
Director: John Kim
Producer: John Kim
Animation: John Kim
DOP: John Kim
Sound: Composer: Sam Lustig
Editor: John Kim
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Stanley the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is left behind in the break of an apocalypse. He moves his stubby little legs as fast as he can to reunite with his owner.
CalArts School of Film/Video (CALARTS) United States 9
19-20 WILL
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Xie Chuyu
Director: Xie Chuyu
Producer: Xie Chuyu
Animation: Xie Chuyu
DOP: Xie Chuyu
Sound: Zhang Keren, Xie Chuyu
Editor: Lan Wei, Xie Chuyu
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
To climb a hill.
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 9
21-22 CHIAROSCURO
X

Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Daniel Drummond
Director: Daniel Drummond
Producer: n/a
Animation: Daniel Drummond; Additional Animation: Marie Cheng
DOP: n/a
Sound: Carson French
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A geometric chase with tones of morality.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 7
21-22 THE SHIPPING FORECAST
X

Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: David Blanche
Director: David Blanche
Producer: Jordan Smith
Animation: David Blanche
DOP: n/a
Sound: Cei Frampton, Claudio Santos
Editor: Samuel Hodge
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A story which follows the lives of Tomas and Alis - a retired couple in a small British coastal town, dealing with the harsh realities of Dementia.
Bournemouth Film School (AUB) United Kingdom 7
23-26 HALF BABKA
X

Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Jasmine Elsen
Director: Jasmine Elsen
Producer: FTF VŠMU
Animation: Jasmine Elsen
DOP: n/a
Sound: Michal Paluga
Editor: Jasmine Elsen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The film is about loneliness in the society An old woman does everything with her cat, which is more like a toy for her sharing ice cream and knitting sweaters...but the cat runs away and she tries to replace it.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 6
23-26 PARADISE
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Laura Vandewynckel
Director: Laura Vandewynckel
Producer: RITCS
Animation: Laura Vandewynckel
DOP: Laura Vandewynckel, Johanna Vanhaecke
Sound: Lode Wellens
Editor: Robin De Praetere
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Paradise is the story of people heading for a better place on the other side of the ocean. Although at times their paths do cross, they never really seem to meet.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 6
23-26 TEMPO
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Sara A. Brown
Producer: Sara A. Brown
Animation: Sara A. Brown
DOP: Sara A. Brown
Sound: n/a
Editor: Sara A. Brown
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Layering oil paints with live action footage, Tempo explores the rhythm of silent visuals, from the horizon to deep underwater, resurfacing again to land. This film is an experiment within the visual music style, recognizing the musical elements and movement of cinema.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 6
23-26 THE SPINNER
X

Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Manuela Buske
Producer: Manuela Buske
Animation: Manuela Buske
DOP: n/a
Sound: Philipp Nespital
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
There is a world made out of strings. Nobody knows about it, but everybody is connected to them. One woman finds it out and has to make her conclusions.
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 6
27 THE RAISINS
X

Details:

Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Raymond Aftimos
Director: Raymond Aftimos
Producer: IESAV
Animation: Raymond Aftimos
DOP: Christopher Kechichian
Sound: Fabio Khoury, Thierry Diab
Editor: Raymond Aftimos
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A poor, unsuspecting, nice and naïve young man finds himself fired. But when the nearby sea offers him incredible gifts, his perspective on life will change.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 5
28-31 DAY OFF
X

Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Romain Jauregui
Director: Romain Jauregui
Producer: 3IS
Animation: Romain Jauregui
DOP: n/a
Sound: Dany Maatouk
Editor: Romain Jauregui
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A man is sitting peacefully in his armchair in front of his TV. Suddenly he has a heart attack. He's dying, his soul tries to go out of his body but failed. Finally the soul gives up and returns inside the body. The man wakes up...
International Institute of Image and Sound (3IS) France 4
28-31 IN THE GARDEN
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Ondřej Dolejší
Director: Ondřej Dolejší
Producer: FAMU
Animation: Ondřej Dolejší
DOP: n/a
Sound: David Titera, Vladimír Chorvatovic
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Birds are flying. The Birds are garden. The garden inside. Inside a man. The man through the center. Coming through the center. A house coming. The house closed. Closed heavily. Raining heavily. The house is raining. The house a storm. The garden is flowing away. It is flowing silently.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 4
28-31 LOOPED
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Chloe Pisani
Director: Chloe Pisani
Producer: n/a
Animation: Chloe Pisani
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
All Oliver wants is a yo-yo, but soon he discovers materialistic possessions aren't always what they are accepted to be.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 4
28-31 WE ARE SAILING THROUGH YUGA
X

Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Maja Planinac, Stefan Đorđević, Matej Okroglič, Ivana Rajić, Nemanja Veselinović, Pavle Pavlović, Bogdan Babović, Ana Danilović
Director: Maja Planinac, Stefan Đorđević, Matej Okroglič, Ivana Rajić, Nemanja Veselinović, Pavle Pavlović, Bogdan Babović, Ana Danilović
Producer: n/a
Animation: Maja Planinac, Stefan Đorđević, Matej Okroglič, Ivana Rajić, Nemanja Veselinović, Pavle Pavlović, Bogdan Babović, Ana Danilović
DOP: Maja Planinac, Stefan Đorđević, Matej Okroglič, Ivana Rajić, Nemanja Veselinović, Pavle Pavlović, Bogdan Babović, Ana Danilović
Sound: Sharks Snakes & Planes - Mi Plovimo Jugom
Editor: Matija Novaković
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Compilation of student animation works connected by a song.
Fakultet dramskih umetnosti Serbia 4
32-37 BAD MAGIC
X

Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Patrick Kueking
Producer: Neil Barck, Madeline Barwegen
Animation: 2D animation: Madeline Barwegen, Marissa Dorman, Annie Nguyen, Rhi Ostberg, Cole Rothacker; CG animation: John K. Fure, Vin Lee Rah, Chris DuCharme, Phil Apostol
DOP: Neil Barck
Sound: Brad Meyer, Dakota Compain
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The daughter of a magician attempts to emulate her father. In doing so, she creates a mischevious creature who wreaks havoc on her father’s magic show.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 3
32-37 ONYX
X

Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Sindy Giraldo, Iina Kuula
Director: Sindy Giraldo, Iina Kuula
Producer: n/a
Animation: Sindy Giraldo, Iina Kuula
DOP: n/a
Sound: Joonas Samposalo, Luci Holland
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An owl couple receives a sad message one day with a mysterious package alongside. The fortunes that come with it bring also great amount of greediness and fear in the house.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TUNI), Degree Programme in Media Finland 3
32-37 OSMOSE
X

Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: n/a
Producer: n/a
Animation: Original Story, Concept art, Storyboard, Animatic Backgrounds, Animation and Dynamics: Rui Silva; 3D Modeling, Animation, Rendering and Compositing: David Ferreira
DOP: n/a
Sound: Concept art, Animation and Sound Design: Pedro Baginha
Editor: Rigging, Animation and Editing: Jose Santos; Texturing, Animation and Editing: Margarida Pereira
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Three beings inhabit a desert, looking for daily survival. One day they find something that will change their lives forever.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 3
32-37 THE WALKER
X

Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Heather Collins
Director: Heather Collins
Producer: n/a
Animation: Heather Collins
DOP: n/a
Sound: Heather Collins
Editor: Heather Collins
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A little old lady devises an inventive way to cope with the fast-paced and harsh world around her. After suffering a walk down a bustling city block full of inconsiderate people, the old lady reaches her breaking point and goes on a dance revenge rampage.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 3
32-37 TIMBER
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Vivienne Medrano
Director: Vivienne Medrano
Producer: Vivienne Medrano
Animation: Vivienne Medrano
DOP: Vivienne Medrano
Sound: Cooper Goodwin
Editor: Vivienne Medrano
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A short film about how the world would look like if we all accepted each other‟s differences.
School of Visual Arts United States 3
32-37 VERTICAL HORIZON
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Anita Gaughan
Director: Anita Gaughan
Producer: IADT
Animation: Anita Gaughan
DOP: n/a
Sound: Darius Mc Gann
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A girl and her bird companion take to the skies in search of adventure.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 3
38-39 HAPPY X-MAS, MR.CAT
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Clara Doineau
Director: Clara Doineau
Producer: ENSAV
Animation: Clara Doineau
DOP: Clara Doineau
Sound: Kévin Colin
Editor: Clara Doineau
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
It‟s Christmas morning, Mister Cat is hungry but all the family is busy opening the gifts under the tree.
ENSAV France 2
38-39 LUCKY
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Alexandra Botau
Director: Alexandra Botau
Producer: UNATC “I.L.Caragiale”
Animation: Alexandra Botau
DOP: Radu Igaszag
Sound: Ina Bozdog
Editor: Valeriu Caliman, Alexandra Botau
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A man discovers in his dog the sole witness of his own isolation.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 2
40 WAY FROM WHITE TO BLACK
X

Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Lika Nutsubidze
Director: Lika Nutsubidze
Producer: n/a
Animation: Lika Nutsubidze
DOP: n/a
Sound: Lika Nutsubidze
Editor: Lika Nutsubidze
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
According to this thesis I took martial arts philosophy, Wich teaches self-defeating, because our main enemy is ourself and It begins with the victory of ourselves happiness. In my animation main character is a girl witch tries to escape from the pain from past. She is looking for a way to find luck, at the same time she meets a man who tries to help her in this. From here the story develops. Despite obstacles she didn’t give up and she tries her best, because of this she gets life black belt.
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 1
41-45 I MET SCROOBIUS PIP
X

Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Emma Hjelm
Director: Emma Hjelm
Producer: Emma Hjelm
Animation: Emma Hjelm
DOP: Emma Hjelm
Sound: Emma Hjelm
Editor: Emma Hjelm
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An illustrated extract of a podcast about meeting your idol. A recalling, a conversation and an experimentation of how to illustrate the feeling of the moment of being seen by someone you watched maybe a bit too closely and how to deal with that.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 0
41-45 LET'S GO TO THE ZOO
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Stephanie Troncoso
Producer: Stephanie Troncoso
Animation: Stephanie Troncoso
DOP: Angela Elgar
Sound: Sedrick Moore II
Editor: Conner Troxclair
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A short film based on the recording of Ivana and Giselle as they describe and imagine themselves in the local zoo and the various animals they know.
Loyola Marymount University / School of Film and Television (LMU) United States 0
41-45 LITTLE ROAR
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Dylan Chase
Director: Dylan Chase
Producer: Xyla Trull
Animation: Dylan Chase
DOP: Dylan Chase
Sound: Dylan Chase
Editor: Dylan Chase
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Son Plog wants more than anything to be just like his dad. But in order to be a true monster he must find in himself the strength to destroy mankind.
Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 0
41-45 THE WEB
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Pavithra Panditha Sonali
Director: Pavithra Panditha Sonali
Producer: Pavithra Panditha Sonali
Animation: Pavithra Panditha Sonali
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: Pavithra Panditha Sonali
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
To show its love to a woman, a spider decides to weave her a dress with its web.
Milan City Film School Luchino Visconti (MCSC) Italy 0
41-45 UNCANDY
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Marceia Patterson, John DeKemper, Griffin Giersch, Jake Kath
Director: Marceia Patterson
Producer: Marceia Patterson
Animation: Marceia Patterson
DOP: n/a
Sound: Kevin MacLeod
Editor: Marceia Patterson
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
On Halloween night, a little girl ventures into a spooky old house, unaware of the horrifying monster that lives inside. The monster takes the girl’s candy which soon proves to be a big mistake.
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) United States 0
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