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1 EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY
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Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Patrick Vollrath
Director: Patrick Vollrath
Producer: Patrick Vollrath, Filmakademie Wien
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sebastian Thaler
Sound: Konrad Glas, Sergey Martynyuk, Nora Czamler
Editor: Patrick Vollrath
Production Designer: Momo Ehegartner
Synopsis:
A divorced father picks up his eight-year-old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea can't help feeling that something isn't right. So begins a fateful journey.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 141
2 PATRIOT
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Eva Riley
Director: Eva Riley
Producer: Michelangelo Fano
Animator: n/a
DOP: David Pimm
Sound: Robert Malone
Editor: Abolfazi Talooni
Production Designer: Irene Dimarca
Synopsis:
Against the backdrop of simmering racial tensions within her rural English town, the life of eleven year old Hannah changes forever when she meets a boy from a mysterious and forbidden world.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 78
3 BEAUTIFUL FIGURE
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Hajni Kis, Daoud Dániel
Director: Hajni Kis
Producer: Miklós Bosnyák
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ákos Nyoszoli
Sound: Ervin Stark
Editor: Vanda Gorácz
Production Designer: Anna Nyitrai
Synopsis:
A high-school cleaning lady falls in love with one of the students in the school. Her love is impossible from the beginning but at this point in her life - just for a moment, she believes this can be possible and she tries to show her feelings.
University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SzFE) Hungary 61
4 PEACOCK
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Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Jan Smutný, Ondřej Hudeček
Director: Ondřej Hudeček
Producer: Ondřej Hudeček, Ondřej Šejnoha
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ondřej Hudeček
Sound: Viktor Prášil
Editor: Ondřej Hudeček
Production Designer: Anna Mayerová, Petra Vencelidesová
Synopsis:
Bohemia, 19th Century. Ladislav, the mischievous son of a local landlord, terrorizes the village with his cruel practical jokes. When war breaks out, Ladislav is sent to a monastery, where he unexpectedly discovers his hidden desires... A twisted queer romance telling the true but taboo story of the birth of one of the nation's most influential writers.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 57
5 BOAT PEOPLE
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Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Paul Meschùh
Director: Paul Meschùh
Producer: Therese Seemann
Animator: n/a
DOP: Markus E. Müller
Sound: Thong Tony Zhang
Editor: Matthias Writze
Production Designer: Marie-Theres Kaiser
Synopsis:
On his journey from Somalia to Europe, shipwrecked Moussa is picked up by a wealthy couple on their luxurious catamaran. The athletic young man is the only survivor of a disaster in the Mediterranean sea. He asks Hannes and Gertinde to smuggle him across the border. Questioning Moussa's true intentions, the yacht owners are torn between mistrust and fear and the urge to help a fellow human being. A political drama of two separate worlds, colliding within one global community.
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) Germany 52
6 THE MAUSOLEUM
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Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Lauri Randla
Director: Lauri Randla
Producer: Peeter Urbla
Animator: n/a
DOP: Peter Salovaara
Sound: Jorma Kaulanen
Editor: Leo Liesvirta
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Pathologist Abrikosov gets a phone call in the middle of the night just before the 1936 May Day festivities and is informed that there's a fly inside Lenin's sarcophagus. No one knows how to get rid of it as Lenin lies in a sealed micro climate, designed to preserve the God of communism forever.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 47
7 TENANTS
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Klara Kochanska, Kasper Bajon
Director: Klara Kochańska
Producer: Marcin Malatynski
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zuzanna Pyda
Sound: Rafal Nowak
Editor: Barbara Fronc
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Justyna, a young woman who's the main protagonist in the film, buys a flat at a bailiff auction regardless the risk it may bring. When she wants to move in it turns out that the keys she was given do not fit the locks. A dream about a place of her own turns into a nightmare.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 45
8 LEND A HAND FOR LOVE
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: John Alan Thompson, Amy Thompson
Director: John Alan Thompson
Producer: Amy Thompson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Andrew Russo
Sound: Erik Aadahl
Editor: John Alan Thompson
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Lend a Hand for Love is the magical tale of two bashful soulmates who fight their fear to find love in a most unusual way.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 44
9 ON THE ROOF
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Damià Serra, Miguel Casanova
Director: Damià Serra
Producer: Ruben Llorach
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gemma Rogés
Sound: Sandra Ramionet, Oriol Bonals
Editor: Marc Berraondo
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
It's summer time. Adrian and his friends climb every afternoon at a roof to spy a girl who sunbathes naked. But this afternoon won't be like the others: today they'll realize that one of them is more interested in a guy showering in a close building.
Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) Spain 34
10-11 NEW LIFE
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Kiro Russo
Director: Kiro Russo
Producer: Universidad del Cine
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pablo Paniagua
Sound: Pepo Razzari
Editor: Eulogio Cuevas
Synopsis:
Mysteries, anxieties and dreams of a new life.
Universidad del Cine Argentina 30
10-11 THE DAM
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Brendon McDonall
Director: Brendon McDonall
Producer: liana Lazar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Josh Flavell
Sound: Lachlan Harris
Editor: Bernadette Murray, Rocky Amaranto
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A lifelong friendship is under siege when two mature Australian men visit the monolithic dam that defined their young lives. They are confronted by feelings that were impounded long ago, but cannot be contained any longer.
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Australia 30
12-13 MAUVE
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Lucero Sánchez Novaro
Director: Lucero Sánchez Novaro
Producer: Henner Hofmann, Karla Bukantz
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juan Pablo Ramirez
Sound: Loretta Ratto
Editor: Martha Poly Vil
Synopsis:
Estela is an eight year old girl who lives her first approach to mortality through the death of her best friend during a car accident. She and her family live with her great grandmother, who is submerged in a state of constant sleep as the relationship between her and the old woman in a coma becomes stronger. Estela will face these mortality related situations in a very peculiar manner while she discovers herself in the way
Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C. (CCC) Mexico 29
12-13 UNDER THE ROBES
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Michel Zarazir
Director: Michel Zarazir
Producer: Antoine Zarazir
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karim Ghorayeb
Sound: Simon Souaid
Editor: Michel Zarazir
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Monsignor Isidore gives a visit to an isolated convent in order to announce its closing down. During the visit, he steps on a land mine. The panic is installed and the faith becomes questionable.
Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts / School of Cinema / University of Balamand (ALBA) Lebanon 29
14 SIA
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Annika Berg
Director: Annika Berg
Producer: Caroline Eybye
Animator: n/a
DOP: Louise McLaughlin
Sound: Thomas Arent
Editor: Sofie Marie Kristensen
Production Designer: Anna Cathrine Colberg
Synopsis:
Today I thought that I do not want to be cremated when I die. Even though I`ve always felt it was the cleanest way to approach it.
National Film School of Denmark (DDF) Denmark 28
15 FLOWERS
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Judita Gamulin
Director: Judita Gamulin
Producer: Ana Vidović
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tomislav Sutlar
Sound: Tihomir Vrbanec
Editor: Tomislav Stojanović
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Two families are visiting their fathers that share a room in the hospital. One family is selfishly arguing about their trivial problems, while the other one has a completely different perspective. Flowers are for celebration, but also for the cemetery.
Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb (ADU) Croatia 27
16 CIPRIANA
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Maruani Landa
Director: Maruani Landa
Producer: ESAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Fernando Hernandez
Sound: Antoine Paolicchi
Editor: Maruani Landa
Production Designer: Maruani Landa
Synopsis:
In a Mexican village, a 13-year-old girl, Cipriana, suffers mockery from her classmates and desire from adults because of her big breasts. Her physical changes surpass her mental capacities, and she finds herself uncontrollably attracted to her teacher. One day in class, Cipriana cannot tear her eyes away from her teacher.
ENSAV France 26
17-18 GIRLS AND BOYS
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Theo Westin
Director: Ninja Thyberg
Producer: Isabella Rodriguez, Johanna Lind
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karin Stenwall
Sound: Mikael Månsson, Martin Lindström
Editor: Amalie Westerlin Tjellesen
Production Designer: Mari Ibyn Eriksson, Filippa Malmberg
Synopsis:
Sixteen year old Nour is a overly horny dork whose greatest desire is to get rid of virginity. But she cannot even talk to guys, how the heck will she get someone into bed then?
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 25
17-18 OUT OF REACH
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Efrat Rasner
Director: Efrat Rasner
Producer: Leah Tonic
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gal Rumbak
Sound: Nil Gibs
Editor: Uriya Hertz
Synopsis:
Hagar works at a photo store where she converts old video tapes to new digital files. A lonely, quiet young woman, she finds herself fascinated by watching the videotapes people have forgotten to pick up. A young man she sees in one of these tapes haunts her, and when she tries to find him, the search turns into a life-changing journey.
Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Jerusalem (JSFS) Israel 25
19-20 THE STEPMOTHER
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Liang Shuang
Director: Liang Shuang
Producer: Chen Liang, Xiang Wang
Animator: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: Gong Chen
Editor: Liang Shuang
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Li Min, 34-year-old, was six to seven months pregnant who works with men in a coal preparation plant. Gao rain's father worked outside most of the year. In this house without men, Gao Rain and her step-mother Li Min attacked each other by overt and covert means often. Li Min liked to eat sauerkraut especially after pregnancy, and specifically put a bit vat with sauerkraut in the room, Gao Rain hated this and the contradictions with her step-mother were sharpening. Gao Rain wanted to evicted Li Min from her
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 24
19-20 THE WEDDING GIFT
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Aron Þór Leifsson, Ásgeir Logi Axelsson
Director: Aron Þór Leifsson
Producer: Ásgeir Logi Axelsson, Ragnar Ingi Magnússon, Aron Þór Leifsson, Marteinn Knaran Ómarsson, Matthías Kristinsson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ásgeir Logi Axelsson
Sound: Ragnar Ingi Magnússon, Ásgeir Logi Axelsson
Editor: Ásgeir Logi Axelsson, Ragnar Ingi Magnússon
Synopsis:
An old antique sewing machine creates great troubles, when a man heads to wedding with his wife and mother.
Icelandic Film School (IFS) Iceland 24
21 THE BLEAK FARM
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Christian Zipfel
Director: Christian Zipfel
Producer: Daniela Pennekamp
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nino Peschel
Sound: Nathalie Bender
Editor: Nathalie Bender
Synopsis:
Westfalia, 1873: Pillage and murder put the future existence of Hans' farm at stake. The farmer has to defend his remaining daughter and their goods against man and nature. A struggle of life and death begins.
international film school cologne (ifs) Germany 23
22-24 1989
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Francesca Mazzoleni, Pietro Seghetti
Director: Francesca Mazzoleni
Producer: CSC Production
Animator: n/a
DOP: Emanuele Pasquet
Sound: Federico Cabula
Editor: Elisabetta Abrami
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The journey of Katrin and his father in a Berlin that doesn't exist anymore. A journey to fill lapse of memory confused by Alzheimer and to collect details about a story never told: a story about a woman disappeared in a cold night of 1989.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 22
22-24 MONICA’S END
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Thomas Nuijten
Director: Thomas Nuijten
Producer: Niels Visser, Thomas Nuijten
Animator: n/a
DOP: Myrthe Mosterman
Sound: Gerben Kokmeijer
Editor: Thomas Nuijten
Synopsis:
In the dark tunnels underneath the city, Monica seems trapped in a web of habit. A claustrophobic portrait of a subway operator that offers room for reflection, interpretation, and projection.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 22
22-24 STRANGE BIRD
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Anouk Fortunier
Director: Anouk Fortunier
Producer: Anouk Fortunier / LUCA school of Arts
Animator: n/a
DOP: Fiona Braillon
Sound: Damien Favreau, Thibaud Rie
Editor: Joppe Van den Brande
Synopsis:
This narrative short is about a man with bipolar disorder, painted through the eyes of his 10 years old daughter. In class, Zoe was told to write an essay about her weekend. She has decided on the subject of her father, Pierre. Right after her colorful but distorted presentation, her father comes to pick her up from school. That is when Zoe continues the adventure of trying to match her own vivid imagination and Pierre's everyday struggle. At the end of the day, Pierre grows tired of playing the hero and sh
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 22
25-26 ANGELUS NOVUS
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Aboozar Amini
Director: Aboozar Amini
Producer: Mahshad Afshar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dawood Hilmandi
Sound: Mahshad Afshar
Editor: Aboozar Amini
Synopsis:
Afghani refugee Ali and his brother have just arrived in Turkey where, surrounded by many other refugees, his family tries to build a new life. The boys earn their living shining shoes. When one day their spot has been taken, their fragile existence and dreams of a better future hang by a thread
London Film School (LFS) United Kingdom 21
25-26 BLACK FRIDAY
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Ana-Maria Gheorghe, Roxana Stroe
Director: Roxana Stroe
Producer: UNATC – student production: Smaranda Sterian, Ioana Lascăr
Animator: n/a
DOP: Laurențiu Răducanu
Sound: Alex Andreică
Editor: Cristian Dimitriu
Production Designer: Adina Lupu
Synopsis:
In the Communist era, queuing for food is something normal. After a long wait on an empty stomach, Mihail doesn’t receive his food ration. The next day he tries to be the first in line.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 21
27-28 AFLOAT
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Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Ida-Maria Olva
Director: Ida-Maria Olva
Producer: Liisa Koivisto, TAMK Tampere University of Applied Sciences
Animator: n/a
DOP: Valtteri Piira
Sound: Mikko Kananen
Editor: Sasu Riikonen
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Even the tiniest headache can become a burden, if you let it grow for decades. Liina and Niilo don't really talk about their feelings. They rather keep themselves busy with everyday life. A severe accident is needed for them to face each other.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Degree Programme in Media Finland 20
27-28 EXODUS
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Vakhtang Jajanidze
Director: Vakhtang Jajanidze
Producer: Lasha Khalvashi, Tinatin Kajrishvili
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sandro Wysocki
Sound: Paata Godziashvili
Editor: Giga Japaridze
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Time has stopped in a little, almost deserted industrial city Tchiatura. People, tired of everyday struggling for survival, keep their inertial meaningless existence. In a little, isolated house at the edge of the city live two elderly sisters. Lily (60 years old) works as a Cableway conductor and guides workers from the city to the factory every day. Tatiana (64 years old) is unemployed and mainly is busy doing housework. Despite poor living conditions, their micro world had been idyllic, before Lily got a
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 20
29-32 BASTARD
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Holden Barnes, Joe Mackendanz
Director: Joe Mackendanz
Producer: Miguel Berg
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tommy Oceanak
Sound: Andrew Kantos
Editor: Holden Barnes
Production Designer: Megan Pulone
Synopsis:
On the day he is to film his first comedy special, comedian George Harmon finds out that his ex-wife may be pregnant with his child.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 19
29-32 HOMELESS
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Nathan Rice
Director: Nathan Rice
Producer: Londiwe Shange, Nathan Rice
Animator: n/a
DOP: Brad McGee
Sound: Darren Jaynarayan
Editor: Justin Case
Synopsis:
After being forcefully removed from their shack home, a young man and his kid brother journey to find their lost mother’s home with the hope of a better life.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 19
29-32 KATHAKAAR
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Krishna Agarwal, Abhimanyu Kanodia
Director: Abhimanyu Kanodia
Producer: Whistling Woods International
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mitesh Parvatneni
Sound: Kunal Lolsure
Editor: Pavi Trehan
Synopsis:
An old theatre projectionist is fired form his job and has to come back to his village. Struggling with what to do with his life, he one day narrates a story for a crying kid. Slowly he becomes the favorite story teller in the village and rediscovers his passion.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 19
29-32 SZVO
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Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Ken Eeraerts
Director: Ken Eeraerts
Producer: Celine Vanhoutte
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tom Bonroy
Sound: Arne De Beleyr
Editor: Robin De Praetere
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Guntara lives with her uncle, an ophthalmologist in a small castle. She doesn't have any contact with the world outside. When a new patient is staying at their house, Guntara gets a glimpse of the world outside.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 19
33 LOVE
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Simeon Ventsislavov
Director: Boya Harizanova
Producer: NATFA“Kr. Sarafov”
Animator: n/a
DOP: Viktor Roev
Sound: n/a
Editor: Emil Granicharov
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Boris (30) arrives in a mountain village to give back the deceived Radko’s belongings to his only living relatives – Radko’s grandmother and grandfather. Todorka (74) doesn’t know about her grandson’s death. While worried about the health condition of Atanas (75) she decides to hide the truth from him. When on the next day Boris is departing he understands that Atanas knows about the death of his grandson but also hides it to himself because he is concerned about Todorka’s health if she learns about this.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 18
34-36 FROM THE SCRATCH
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Sergei Ovcharov
Director: Julia Kolesnikova
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Elizavet Lapenko
Sound: n/a
Editor: n/a
Synopsis:
A girl records a video message to her father not realizing what will happen to her soon.
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (SPUFT) Russia 16
34-36 MY BLOSSOMING SUMMER
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Wu Bo Ping
Director: Wu Bo Ping
Producer: Yang Yu Fei
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yang Yu Fei
Sound: Tang Hok Lun Cyrus
Editor: Wu Bo Ping, Yang Yu Fei
Synopsis:
Lan had gone through an awkward summer during her first period. Every girl in this town wishes for a grown-up ceremony called "out of the garden" at the age of 15, of those who bring her out of the garden, there are her three male friends, and the fourth is the boy she has a crush on. In this summer, when hormones spread in the air, Lan began to blossom, carrying her little secrets.
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 16
34-36 PITTER PATTER GOES MY HEART
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Christoph Rainer
Director: Christoph Rainer
Producer: Elsa Kremser, Mark Szilagyi, Nikolai Gemel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Georg Geutebrueck
Sound: Simon Peter
Editor: Roland Stöttinger
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The hopelessly romantic Lisa takes desperate measures to win her former lover back, Alf. But the fact that Alf already has a new girl at his side and that Lisa needs to bring her alcoholic father to an anti-varicose-campaign photo shooting without letting him know, is not particularly helping.
Columbia University United States 16
37-39 DOLL
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Dianа Avhadieva
Director: Dianа Avhadieva
Producer: Olga Grebyonkina
Animator: n/a
DOP: Artem Sadovnikov
Sound: Natalia Ivanova
Editor: Dianа Avhadieva
Synopsis:
Ethnic story about initiating ritual of a young girl. Eastern people are making a doll by the image of woman. They decorate and dress the doll to burn it after, so they pass the ritual of changing childhood on maturity of the girl Aisilu.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 15
37-39 NIGHTHAVEN
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Loulou Swarte
Director: Hetty de Kruijf
Producer: Tessa Beijer, Julia Rombout
Animator: n/a
DOP: Aziz-AI-Dilaimi
Sound: Rosanne Blokker, Jelle van Osenbruggen, Berend Blom
Editor: Erik ten Brinke
Production Designer: Rosylke Gersons
Synopsis:
Nighthaven is set in a desolate working class town. During the day, the introverted Said works as a key cutter to keep his head above water. At night however, he enriches his life in an unusual way.
Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 15
37-39 THE GIFT
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Sophie Perrier
Director: Sophie Perrier
Producer: HEAD - Geneve & Bord Cadre films
Animator: n/a
DOP: Erika Meda
Sound: Marc Alberisio
Editor: Oceane Yvert
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Christmas time. Two rich donators pay a visit to a household facing precariousness in order to bring a financial donation.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 15
40-43 BREAD & OLIVES
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Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Alexander Jaschik, Jordanis Orfanidis, Jan Gallasch
Director: Alexander Jaschik, Jordanis Orfanidis
Producer: Jan Gallasch, Tobias Herrmann, Christoph Heidrich - Pictures In A Frame Filmproduction; Co-Production: Macromedia University of
Animator: n/a
DOP: Thomas Schiller
Sound: n/a
Editor: Theo Strittmatter
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The two unequal brothers Leonidas and Vangelis don't see a future in Greece due to the Greek financial crisis. As Leonidas must close his restaurant, they pack all belongings in their car and head for Germany to try to build a new life.
Macromedia University of Applied Science Germany 14
40-43 CHRONOS
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Martin Kazimír
Director: Martin Kazimír
Producer: VSMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Martin Chlpík
Sound: Michal Horváth
Editor: Martin Chlpík
Production Designer: Kristína Majorošová
Synopsis:
A troubled old businessman finds the world being upside down through a hotel room where time runs backwards. Yes.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 14
40-43 IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOUNTAIN
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Neith Sentis
Director: Neith Sentis
Producer: Laura Torenbeek
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juan Sebastian Diaz S
Sound: Christian Steuer
Editor: Benjamin David Sayers
Production Designer: Lorenzo Martin Garcia Polak
Synopsis:
The sole inhabitants of an old tiny village in the Catalonian Pyrenees will take any opportunity to keep their place alive, when they receive a visit from a couple looking for a house where they can start a family.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 14
40-43 POLSKI
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Rubén Rojas Cuauhtemoc
Director: Rubén Rojas Cuauhtemoc
Producer: Alexandra Cedeño
Animator: n/a
DOP: Elías Martín del Campo
Sound: Lucas Coelho
Editor: Livia Uchoa
Synopsis:
Yoemil, a young Cuban, inherited from his father an old Polish car destroyed. At all costs try to fix the car, eager to salvage something from a relationship between father and son little existed. On an island where a car is a sign of luxury, the old Polski becomes the possibility of a new future.
International School of Film and TV (EICTV) Cuba 14
44-45 HOUSE ARREST
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Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Matthias Sahli
Director: Matthias Sahli
Producer: ZHdK
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pascal Reinmann
Sound: Gina Keller
Editor: Matthias Sahli
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Hausarrest (House arrest) tells the story of Max, who was sentenced to six months of house arrest. An electronic monitoring unit called Percy helps him trough his new daily life, where he struggles to maintain a healthy relationship with his wife. One day Max regards with horror how far Percy is willing to go to assist him in his needs. The seemingly harmless monitoring unit kills the neighbors dogs to ensure that Max can enjoy a quiet and soundless night. Too late Max begins to question the product strappe
Zurich University of the Arts / Department of Performing Arts and Film (ZHdK) Switzerland 13
44-45 LOCKWOOD
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Adam Griffiths, Chris Greef
Director: Chris Greef
Producer: Shea Davie
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adam Griffiths
Sound: Leila Ben Belfadfel, Steve Roberts, Joe Faccivolo
Editor: Eric Bos
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
After a lonely old man is given the opportunity to prove he can be a responsible grandparent, he struggles to protect his grandson from ruthless neighbors.
Sheridan College Canada 13
46-47 ALICE
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Trailer
Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Satindar Singh Bedi
Director: Satindar Singh Bedi
Producer: Mr. Prashant Pathrabe, Director, Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ra
Sound: Sandro Sadhukhan
Editor: Kratika Adhikari
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
In Hindu mythology, Kamakshi is the goddess of compassion. She fulfills all wishes and embodies serenity and peace. Sita, Rama's wife, suffering a long journey full of deprivations and false accusations leveled against her by her beloved husband, pleads to be swallowed up by her mother, the earth. In black and white and on 35mm, we follow an old woman who digs for water in a dry and barren region. She digs and digs, and the furrows in the soil are mirrored in the wrinkles of her spirited face. Almost disapp
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 12
46-47 THE DREAM FACTORY
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Trailer
Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Michal Pinsky Gross, Jonny Gross
Director: Michal Pinsky Gross
Producer: Shira Gabay
Animator: n/a
DOP: Josef Shelest
Sound: Calanit Tayer
Editor: Jonny Gross
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Ben dreams of publishing his comic book "The Dream Factory" but is rejected. His daughter Maya takes him into their fantasy world to The Dream Factory to fix his dream. There, Ben learns that his dreams come with a price.
Ma'aleh School of Film, Television and the Arts (MAALE) Israel 12
48-50 HOTARU
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Trailer
Length: 22'
Screenwriter: William Laboury
Director: William Laboury
Producer: Yannick Beauquis
Animator: n/a
DOP: Raphaël Vandenbussche
Sound: Maxence Dussere
Editor: William Laboury
Synopsis:
They told me: "You have a gift, Martha. Down here, your gift is useless. So we're gonna show you the most beautiful things. You're gonna have more memories than everyone else. And then, you will sleep. You won't wake up. But you will carry the most precious memories from Earth".
La Fémis France 11
48-50 LET ME GO
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Trailer
Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Giuliana Tommasi, Eduardo Rivera
Director: Giuliana Tommasi
Producer: Giuliana Tommasi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Leslie Montero
Sound: Santiago Pérez Rocha
Editor: Giuliana Tommasi, Santiago Pérez Rocha
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Frida and Adrian live their present relationship longing for the past. While he goes through a deep depression face, she desperately tries to save him, as well as their relationship. Frida encounters herself before situations that will provoke her mixed feelings, taking her to a critical turning point without any chance of going back.
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 11
48-50 THE OUTCAST
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: J. Scott Sibley, Bucher Almzain
Director: Bucher Almzain
Producer: Bucher Almzain, Olayinka Hassan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sargon Saadi
Sound: Production Sound mixers: Abby Young, Eric LaCour Supervising; Sound Designer: Nathan Cox-Reed; Sound Designers: Avry Luy, Matthe
Editor: Claire Levinson
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
After escaping a war-torn country, a young woman is left alone when her husband is denied entry to the United States. All alone and with little money, she searches for a way for him to enter the country before being deported back. Surrounded by an alien culture, she must learn to quickly adopt to a foreign country as she experiences what it's really like to be an outcast.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 11
51-53 I AM JUPITER I AM THE BIGGEST PLANET
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Matthew Victor Pastor
Director: Matthew Victor Pastor
Producer: VCA School of Film and TV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matthew Victor Pastor
Sound: n/a
Editor: Matthew Victor Pastor
Synopsis:
Silence in the Red Light District of Manila.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 9
51-53 SO LONG, MY NIGHT
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Kanna Kimura
Director: Kanna Kimura
Producer: Kaito Murata
Animator: n/a
DOP: Takuro Matsumoto
Sound: Ryotaro Higashi
Editor: Chihiro Aiba
Synopsis:
How do we face it when, before we know it, we suddenly realize that what is dear to us has already lost its shine? For Sachiko, 26, this happened to her pursuit of the art of drawing. A series of events unfurls which lead her to face reality.
Japan Institute of the Moving Image (JIMI) Japan 9
51-53 TRUST ME, I HAVE AN EYE FOR THESE THINGS
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Trailer
Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Clement Clareton
Director: Clement Clareton
Producer: Michel Coteret
Animator: n/a
DOP: Raphael Auger
Sound: Hugo Deguillard
Editor: Clement Clareton, Sophie Vincendeau
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A hair salon in the ‘60s. Yvonne is eyeing the barber up when a policeman comes for a shave. He’s investigating a killer that exclusively targets young wo-men. The murder weapon: a straight razor. Quickly, Yvonne grows suspicious.
ENS Louis-Lumière France 9
54-55 JAPANESE FANTASIES
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Trailer
Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Rory Pfotenhauer
Director: Rory Pfotenhauer
Producer: Ei Kaneko
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lorenzo Zanini
Sound: Sven Rethemeier
Editor: Alexandra Boskovich, Rory Pfotenhauer
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A white boy who dreams of cognitive enhancement moves to Tokyo at the age of eighteen to pursue the technological singularity. Instead, he ends up becoming a fashion model and acting in a Japanese soap opera. The cultural and linguistic complexities of this work change his brain chemistry. Now, ten years later, and spurred on by an audible "cute Japanese" female voice in his head, he decides to return to Japan to seek closure on his traumatic past and revisit the issues that led to his demise.
School of Visual Arts United States 8
54-55 SPAGHETTI
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Trailer
Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Iyabo Kwayana
Director: Iyabo Kwayana
Producer: Agneya Ferraz, Isabel Green
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ivan Rodrigues
Sound: Borja Sau Razquin
Editor: Iyabo Kwayana
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A joyful adolescent but misfit boy obsessed with proving himself to the tough kids in the neighborhood must face the person that threatens his innocence. In the process, he escapes humiliation and discovers his own strength.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 8
56-58 JEEZ
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Colin Nixon
Director: Colin Nixon
Producer: Université du Québec à Montréal
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marilee Goulet
Sound: Alexandre Pelletier
Editor: Alexandre Pelletier, Charles Boisseau
Synopsis:
Jaydon enjoys talking philosophy with his friend Jeez, made out of plywood. As Jaydon tries to include Jeez in the family, his father Jim gets grumpier and grumpier. The tension soon becomes overwhelming for softhearted Jeez.
University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 7
56-58 TWO NOTES
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Gireesh Kumar K.
Director: Gireesh Kumar K.
Producer: Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, India
Animator: n/a
DOP: Appu Prabhakar
Sound: Arijit Mitra
Editor: Sudipto Shankar Roy
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
An old couple lives in a village waits to see their daughter and grandson. The daughter lives abroad and does not want to come back to the parents in the village. Meanwhile a boatman in the village fails to solve the disagreement with his wife. She leaves an one year old son with the boatman and goes away, changes the world of the old couple.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 7
56-58 WAKE
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Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Hencas van Huyssteen
Director: Hencas van Huyssteen
Producer: Suzanne van Jaarsveldt
Animator: n/a
DOP: Samkelwe Vilana
Sound: Arno Marx
Editor: Hencas van Huyssteen, Ndamulelo Muruba
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Soon to be father and doting husband, Chris, experiences extra-terrestrial dreams after an accident at work. With the help of the quirky stranger, Edward, he tries to uncover the truth and decipher his visions before it's too late.
Tshwane University of Technology South Africa 7
59-64 BARK
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Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Paloma Rincón
Director: Paloma Rincón
Producer: Sebastián Martínez Rodríguez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jerónimo Sarmiento
Sound: Andrés Montaña Duret
Editor: Paloma Rincón
Synopsis:
M. is 71 years old and Alzheimer’s disease has transformed her mind and body. Her world is full of noises and whispers. Sometimes thoughts come out from her mouth and reveal a disturbed reality. Corteza –Bark- is a short fiction film that describes this woman’s bath routine. Submerged in a bathtub, M. lets her body lie there, while an imposing black woman is in charge of rinsing her, rubbing her...accompany her, and contemplating her. Arms, legs, skin, bones. This is the inventory of a body that consumes it
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 6
59-64 BEHIND THE SCENES
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Yu Chun Su, Ting Ning Chen
Director: Yu Chun Su
Producer: Shin Huang , Yu Chun Su
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yu Ren Chen
Sound: Agnes Meng, Rene Hsu, Tzu Ya Wang, Zhi Ying Lin
Editor: Chin Zhenpan, Yu Chun Su, Zhi Ching We
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The actor is not showing up. Facing the pressure from the crew and the worries from her mother, the girl is feeling down.The dream of working on set is fading. Suddenly, another unexpected guest arrives on set…
National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) Taiwan 6
59-64 ONE OUT OF THREE
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Trailer
Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Cecilia de Arce, Jeanne Alamercery, Lauranne Boivin
Director: Cecilia de Arce
Producer: Adrien Ferrand
Animator: n/a
DOP: Brieuc Weulersse
Sound: Romain Vernier, Hannah Kessas
Editor: Justine Marazzani, Damien Leclercq
Production Designer: Adrien Ferrand
Synopsis:
Simone and Zelda are two very close friends. Simone gets pregnant and immediately decides to have an abortion. Zelda tries to help her but she gets involved in matters that doesn't concern her.
International Institute of Image and Sound (3IS) France 6
59-64 ST ELMO
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Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Emily Dynes
Director: Emily Dynes
Producer: Brooke Guy
Animator: n/a
DOP: Wilson Huang
Sound: Trent Cliffe
Editor: Cylindra Sapphire
Synopsis:
In the winter following a devastating bush fire, Peter and his teenage son Joshua struggle with the loss of their wife/mother.
Swinburne School of Film and Television (SSFT) Australia 6
59-64 TAKE AWAY
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Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Clara Ortega Botas,Roberto Martín Maiztegui
Director: Geórg Cantos
Producer: Azahara Ramos Truchero
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pablo Moya,Michel Rey
Sound: J. Lebrón
Editor: Ana Bustamante,Xavi G. Pereiro
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A Burger King late at night. Five friends with a knot in their stomachs. Twenty seven Whoppers to go.
ECAM (The Madrid Film School) Spain 6
59-64 XYZ, THE CITY HUNTER
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Trailer
Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Maxime Hourdain
Director: Maxime Hourdain
Producer: INSAS, ATELIER DE REALISATION
Animator: n/a
DOP: Leslie Charreau
Sound: Clara Merken
Editor: Stephanie Merken
Synopsis:
After the murder of her fiance, Usagi Tanase wants revenge. In order to do so, she contacts Ryo Saeba, aka City Hunter, the most respected and feared hitman in the city. However, she doesn't know he's also an incorrigible womanizer who accepts contracts on two conditions only ... but what are they?
INSAS Belgium 6
65-70 CITY CRUSH
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Trailer
Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Mia Forrest
Director: Mia Forrest
Producer: Mia Forrest
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jason Klaassen
Sound: Jackson Scott, Mircha Mangiacotti
Editor: Mai Forrest
Synopsis:
A lavish thug poaches an exotic young trophy-boy and smuggles him into City Crush. When our would be ivory concubine escapes during his own sale he must navigate the desolation, boredom an deviant lust of the locals.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 5
65-70 DROP
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Trailer
Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Yotam Knispel
Director: Yotam Knispel
Producer: Shai Blanc
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yair Fridman
Sound: Itai Levi
Editor: Or Dotan
Synopsis:
Neta, a socially-rejected 11 year old, is having a nightmarish day that starts with getting her first period right before gym class. Not wanting to face the embarrassment, she takes drastic actions. But only these actions will lead her to discover something surprising and new.
Beit Berl College / Faculty of Arts (Beit Berl) Israel 5
65-70 EVEN IF ALL, I WON`T
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Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Director: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Producer: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Animator: n/a
DOP: Christian Kochmann
Sound: Tim Gorinski
Editor: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Synopsis:
Harun loses his apartment to an intermediate tenant and is going into a nocturnal odyssey through a vernissage, a backyard Mosque and ends up back in his hometown with a hairdresser.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 5
65-70 MAMAN AND THE OCEAN
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Trailer
Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Roman Toulany
Director: David Wagner
Producer: Hamburg Media School
Animator: n/a
DOP: Felix Striegel
Sound: Siegfried Fischer
Editor: Anne Frohlingsdorf
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Plastic bags kill. As far as that, Miro and his mother have the same opinion. Only Miro's mother is thinking about the ocean while Miro is thinking about Lorenzo.
Hamburg Media School (HMS) Germany 5
65-70 NAKED AS YOU CAME
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Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Martin Velič
Director: Martin Velič
Producer: Alica Barošová, Nikola Augustínová, TBU in Zlín
Animator: n/a
DOP: Martin Rau
Sound: Josef Šenkýř
Editor: Michal Čepec
Synopsis:
A film about endless love, relationship and arguments between two young homosexual men. They seem to be the happiest couple in the world but...
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 5
65-70 PANCASONYA
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Trailer
Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Bunga Rachmawati
Director: Ihsan Fadli
Producer: Reza Ocktarina
Animator: n/a
DOP: Agasta Ariani
Sound: Iwand Joshua
Editor: Bayu Cipta Pramudya
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Story about a father being accused as communist, then decide to learn about black magic to made him immortal in order to revenge for his wife`s death and protect his only son because they accused as communist too.
Jakarta Institute of the Art / FFTV (IKJ) Indonesia 5
71-81 ABSENCE IS PRESENT
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Trailer
Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Vladimir Paskaljevic
Director: Vladimir Paskaljevic
Producer: Vladimir Paskaljevic
Animator: n/a
DOP: Daniel Valle
Sound: Velibor Hajdukovic
Editor: Vladimir Paskaljevic
Synopsis:
While Jelena, a young immigrant, looks for a better future in Canada, her mother Rada looks for a dog that she has lost in the streets of Belgrade.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 4
71-81 CHEN JING
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Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Vivien Koh
Director: Alvin Soh
Producer: Umaira Ab Latiff
Animator: n/a
DOP: Daryl Ong Bang Hao
Sound: Xia Yuren, Alvin Soh
Editor: Vivien Koh
Synopsis:
Chen Jing is trafficked into Singapore and is forced into prostitution on the promise of a better life. In a bid to raise money quicker to pay off her debts and return home, she places her only friendship in the brothel on the line.
Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 4
71-81 GRANDMA`S BIG SCHLEP
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Trailer
Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Zoe Kenndal Shafir
Director: Sophie Clarke
Producer: Rhianna Rizvi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Christopher Starkey
Sound: Hana Ishikawa, Shaun Kobrak
Editor: Lewis Cyrus-Thompson
Production Designer: Zoe Kenndal Shafir
Synopsis:
Things go away for Hannah and Rivkah, when they discover that their recently deceased grandma wasn`t as Jewish as she made out to be…
Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 4
71-81 OUT-OF-STOCK
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Trailer
Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Johannes Rothe
Director: Alexander Alaluukas
Producer: Urs Kind, Max Michel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marcus Lauterbach
Sound: Leo Aderhold
Editor: Leo Aderhold
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Due to his probation Richard Ahrens cannot risk any more slip-ups. Therefore trying to do everything right, everything goes wrong.
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 4
71-81 PRISM
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Andrés Azzolina Webster
Director: Andrés Azzolina Webster
Producer: Patricio Solórzano
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juan Pablo Villalobos
Sound: Andrés Polti
Editor: Andrés Azzolina Webster
Synopsis:
He makes music; she is sick and dances in a ruined house. While death lurks them and their world is transformed, they encounter love and beauty.
National School of Film Arts / National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAC/UNAM) Mexico 4
71-81 ROOF JUMPING TUTORIAL
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Honami Sugiura
Director: Honami Sugiura
Producer: Honami Sugiura, Mai Yoneyama, Ririko Shibano
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mai Yoneyama
Sound: Ririko Shibano
Editor: Honami Sugiura
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sagara who is the student of the public high school is troubled with friend relations. One day she is going to jump off the roof of the school. The principal appears there. Two people confide each other's daily life. In that way the feelings that they endured blow up.
Nihon University Japan 4
71-81 SINISTER
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Cauê Shimoda
Director: Mariani Ohno
Producer: Ana Julia Travia, Mariani Ohno
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adriana Serafim
Sound: Mariana Vieira
Editor: Felipe Santo
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Daughter`s left hand itch only ceases when she uses it to draw ner favorite pastime. Mother doesn`t tolerate her being distracted from homework and forbids the use of her left hand. As Daughter's rebellion increases, so do Mother's violence and repression. Mother will do everything to maintain order, but Daughter will resist.
University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP) Brazil 4
71-81 STAR DUST
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Trailer
Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Edouard Partoes
Director: Edouard Partoes
Producer: ESEC
Animator: n/a
DOP: Clément Gabriel Jolivet
Sound: Maxime Cuvelier, Jeremy Gulino
Editor: Alexandre Shabrow
Synopsis:
A mother is going to pass the way... What will stay of her?
Ecole Supérieure d'études Cinématographiques (ESEC) France 4
71-81 THE FANTASTIC LOVE OF BEEBOY AND FLOWERGIRL
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Trailer
Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Clemens Roth
Director: Clemens Roth
Producer: Charles E. Breitkreuz, Helena Hofmann
Animator: n/a
DOP: Conrad Lobst
Sound: Johannes Kunz
Editor: Julia Kovalenko
Production Designer: Iris Schilhab
Synopsis:
The fantastic love story of beeboy and flowergirl, whom are falling in love hopelessly. A life together requires them to face the hard reality, which soon threatens to break them apart as well as their love.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 4
71-81 UNBREAKABLE SIGNS
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Victor Clin
Director: Victor Clin
Producer: Renata Carpenter, Danielle Villanova
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dudu Mafra
Sound: Fernando Aranha
Editor: Victor Clin
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Chris intends to leave The Village where he lives, aware that he will have to face Those We Don't Speak Of. inspired by M. Night Shyamalan's The Village.
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC) Brazil 4
71-81 WHERE'S THE HEAD?
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Trailer
Length: 24'
Screenwriter: LUI Mei Fung
Director: LUI Mei Fung
Producer: FOK Ka Po
Animator: n/a
DOP: TANG Sin Ying
Sound: LEE Kuen Fung
Editor: LUI Kin Lok
Synopsis:
LaiHa wants her son Yan to secure the throne in the mob empire. But Yan rather to be a filmmaker and put into a huge debt. She wants to save her son and accidentally take back home the head of Mrs. Chan. Will Laiha and Yan survive the crisis?
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / School of Film and Television (HKAPA) Hong Kong 4
82-88 FLOW
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Cristhian Orta
Director: Cristhian Orta
Producer: Andrea Franzini
Animator: n/a
DOP: Andrés Failache
Sound: Agustin Chapre
Editor: Cristhian Orta
Synopsis:
A guy tries to end a relationship with his girlfriend, but is very afraid to do it.
Film School of Uruguay (ECU) Uruguay 3
82-88 MAN IN THE CINEMA HOUSE
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Trailer
Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Bernard Jay Mercado
Director: Bernard Jay Mercado
Producer: Nina Torralba
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gianco Ante
Sound: Nina Torralba
Editor: Bernard Jay Mercado
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A Man is imprisoned in a movie theater for killing Jose Rizal, a film producer. He then attempts to escape.
University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI) Phillipines 3
82-88 MENESETUNG
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Trailer
Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Kyle McDonnell, Olivia D’Oliveira
Director: Kyle McDonnell
Producer: Emily Langridge
Animator: n/a
DOP: Steven McDonnell
Sound: Dominick Dahl-Lacroix
Editor: James Resendes
Synopsis:
Two siblings on a failed sheep farm in rural Canada decide to escape their trouble home by stealing their father’s truck, but they are unprepared for the consequences ahead.
School of Image Arts / Ryerson University Canada 3
82-88 RIOT
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Length: 5'
Screenwriter: D Naveen Raj
Director: D Naveen Raj
Producer: Aloysius Ong
Animator: n/a
DOP: Hanirusyaidi Subhan
Sound: David Yong
Editor: Malcolm Soh
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Set against the backdrop of a riot that actually took place in Singapore's Little India in 2013, this dramatic short probes the fine balance of racial harmony in a multicultural society.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 3
82-88 THE BOY MURDER
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Trailer
Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Ciarán Hickey
Director: Ciarán Hickey
Producer: Finbarr Crotty
Animator: n/a
DOP: Oisín Lowry
Sound: Robert Flynn
Editor: Ian Burke
Production Designer: Declan Winser
Synopsis:
In the aftermath of a child suicide in his local community, a troubled school boy comes into violent conflict with reality.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 3
82-88 THE LEAVES WILL BURY
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Toni Geitani
Director: Toni Geitani
Producer: IESAV - USJ
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rachelle Noja
Sound: Toni Geitani
Editor: Toni Geitani
Synopsis:
The tension rises as we follow a man, to a hotel.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 3
82-88 UP AND ARISE
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Raanan Berger
Director: Raanan Berger
Producer: Or Katz, Raanan Berger
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zamir Nega
Sound: n/a
Editor: Eyar Paz
Synopsis:
Likey is a man who was raised by his Master as a dog. When he succeeds to escape from his Master's home, he discovers that the outside world conducts itself differently than we would aspect.
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 3
89-90 THE ROAD ON THE BODY
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Riccardo Calabro
Director: Marco Longo
Producer: Michele Pasini
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dario Scommegna
Sound: Alessio Sartori, Manuel Paradiso
Editor: Alessandro lonescu Baino, Matteo Lucernari
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
In the relationship between Cinzia and Marco, there's more than one secret. Everything will come to light after Marco's attempted suicide.
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 2
89-90 WHEN YOU MEET HIM
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Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Jürgen Moor
Director: Jürgen Moor
Producer: Kristina Hakk
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gunnar Laal
Sound: Kauri Lemberg
Editor: Sander-Kalle Somma
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The film is about a young girl who falls victim to a lonely older gentleman. The two of them learn a lot of themselves as they take the longest ride of their lives.
Baltic Film, Media, Art and Communication School of Tallinn University (BFM) Estonia 2
91-94 FIRST WALL
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Luciano Romano
Director: Luciano Romano
Producer: Karina Laura Sinisi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Federico Fiori
Sound: Ignacio Avila
Editor: Luciano Romano
Synopsis:
"First wall" is a story that exposes the employment relationship between Salvador and his son Rodrigo while performing masonry work and move like a child tries, in vain, his father negative habits to move forward more willingly in front of customers.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 1
91-94 LISTEN ME DIE
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Trailer
Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Riccardo Sirignano
Director: Riccardo Sirignano
Producer: JFC studios, Joel Fioroni
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mariangela Marletta
Sound: Rico Andriolo
Editor: Riccardo Sirignano
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
: Lorenzo is a doctor of sixty years. He lives perpetually in telephone contact, forced to a constant availability. One evening gets a call from his daughter Lisa who does not feel long. The plane on which it stands has been hijacked, the situation on board is dire. Lorenzo then begins a race to the airport, in a futile attempt to close the gap. On arrival Lorenzo will find just lost in front of the large window of the airport, forced to confront an unbridgeable distance.
Academy of Audiovisual Sciences (CISA) Switzerland 1
91-94 MAY AT THE AVENUE
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Details:

Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Federico Gatto
Director: Diego Baridó
Producer: Silvana Cascardo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Florencia Carnovale
Sound: Luz Galizzi
Editor: Gonzalo Del Val
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
"But why did I come?" wondering Isabelle, a French tourist, as begins to walk around Buenos Aires. Neither she nor the city seem to be in the mood to make friends. The help of an eccentric gentleman change things up a bit...
National School of Film Experimentation and Production (ENERC) Argentina 1
91-94 THE ROMA PROJECT
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Evan Scott Russell
Director: Harry Keenan
Producer: Evan Scott Russell
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tyler Harmon-Townsend
Sound: Alex Nomick
Editor: Alex Nomick
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Following a deadly car accident, a frightened teen awakes in an ominous hospital and discovers powerful abilities he did not know he possessed.
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) United States 1
95-110 COURTING LEWIS BAKER
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Richard T. Fields
Director: Richard T. Fields
Producer: Sonya Dunnn
Animator: n/a
DOP: Andy Evans
Sound: Jonathan Ferraro, Ted Hogeman
Editor: Richard T. Fields
Synopsis:
A young man's search for his estranged father and its impact on his life and romance.
American University United States 0
95-110 FIFTH LANDING STAGE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Beauty Esi Akpanya
Director: Beauty Esi Akpanya
Producer: Dennis-Brook Prince Lotsu (for NAFTI)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Richard Asante
Sound: Edward Aikins
Editor: Wisdom Mattey
Synopsis:
ANKPAVI, not just persevering but also determine to save his only son from death and regain his integrity. She therefore stalks executioners and brings his son back to life. Meanwhile her accuser is found guilty of many atrocities.
National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) Ghana 0
95-110 GALAXY
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Fanny Viitaharju
Director: Fanny Viitaharju
Producer: Leena Kilpeläinen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Johannes Repo
Sound: Niikka Makkonen
Editor: Johanna Viren
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Creativity and longing do not belong to the standards of a gray world.
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Arts Academy / Degree Programme in Film and Media Finland 0
95-110 IF I HAD IT MY WAY I WOULD NEVER LEAVE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Marko Grba Singh
Director: Marko Grba Singh
Producer: FDA – Višnja Nikitin / StudAVP – Nevena Tomić
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marko Milovanović
Sound: Milan Andjelović
Editor: Marko Grba Singh
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Abdul and Hamza, two immigrants from Somalia, are hiding in an abandoned house on Serbian-Romanian border. They walk at night and sleep during the daytime.
FDU - Fakultet Dramskih Umetnosti Serbia 0
95-110 LITTLE FISH
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Maja Križnik, Jerneja Kaja Balog
Director: Maja Križnik
Producer: UL AGRFT (Nina Robnik)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Maksimiljan Sušnik
Sound: Samo Jurca
Editor: Matic Drakulić
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
BRINA: Hey, Bor. Grandpa told me there are fish in this lake that could bite off half your leg. BOR: Oh. I only see little fish. BRINA: Yes, but the little fish look after the big fish. They're the ones who bite off your leg.
University of Ljubljana / Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) Slovenia 0
95-110 LUX
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Bernardo Lopes
Director: Bernardo Lopes, Inês Malveiro
Producer: Mariana Mendes
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pedro Arial
Sound: Henrique Silva
Editor: César Santos, Miguel Jerónimo
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Pedro is a solitary writer who decides to embark upon a imaginary disorientation in order to get to the central idea for his next novel.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 0
95-110 ONE MID AFTERNOON
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Jesse John
Director: Hamza Mu'azu
Producer: Mwanse Shedi Daniel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mo Steve
Sound: Da'anong Gyang
Editor: Moses n. Stephen
Synopsis:
The life experience of a young rapper who wakes up and finds himself in the heat of religious crisis, he tries to get solutions from drugs, philosophical books and his friends in the same situation. But he finds peace and becomes an advocate of peace through his music.
NTA Television College (NTA) Nigeria 0
95-110 ROAST
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 9'
Screenwriter: April Moore
Director: April Moore
Producer: Ryan Brown
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nicole Machon
Sound: Nicole Machon
Editor: Ryan Brown
Synopsis:
Fifteen-year-old Nia has caught the attention of an attractive senior. Though she knows he’s in a group that casually spit-roasts girls at parties, she is eager to be alone with him. As the night progresses and two other boys join them, Nia finds herself in a situation that is more than she anticipated.
Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 0
95-110 SMOKE IN THE WATER
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Olga Lekka, Spiridon Papaspirou
Director: Spiridon Papaspirou
Producer: Evaggelia Zagoritou
Animator: n/a
DOP: Andreas Margiolas
Sound: Vassilis Aranas
Editor: Anthi Tsirouki
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The life of a woman who is married to her high school teacher, is becoming a burden she can no longer carry. Things get even more complicated when her husband finds out some marks on her body, which proves her unfaithfulness.
Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos (HCTSS) Greece 0
95-110 THE BUS
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Samet Yalcin
Director: Samet Yalcin
Producer: Samet Yalcin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Berk Kusbeygi
Sound: Omer Kortak
Editor: Samet Yalcin
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
While Onur keep moving on the way he meet by chance a funeral. Because of this funeral he is reminded his dead grandmother. He couldn't this head round his grandmother's death because of that he couldn't go there. After this case he went his dead grandmother's home in order to be freed his remorse.
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 0
95-110 THE CAPSULE
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Irdit Kaso
Director: Irdit Kaso
Producer: Academy of Film & Multimedia Marubi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alvis Mine
Sound: n/a
Editor: Mentor Selmani
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Keli works as a welder in a factory. He did not receive a salary for nine months. The bank is obliged to seize his apartment because of non-payment of his loan. Keli tries to find a place to live.
Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi (AFMM) Albania 0
95-110 THE CHAMELEON
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Alima François Sylvin
Director: Alima François Sylvin
Producer: Afr'images
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nsoh Emmanuel
Sound: Babeng Ngue Guy, Fotchou Galin
Editor: Nko'o Ella Morand Nicodème
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
David chooses to be a “playboy” and now he will face the challenge of that identity.
Institute for the Preservation of National Audio Visual Heritage (IFCA/CRTV) Cameroon 0
95-110 THE HOUSE IN THE ENVELOPE
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Demet Gül, Sanela Salketic
Director: Sanela Salketic
Producer: Fred Burle, Demet Gül
Animator: n/a
DOP: Patrick Jasmin
Sound: Alessandro Mongardini
Editor: Christian Brecht
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
One year after the death of Leyla's father, she decides to visit her family in Istanbul, asking the same questions her father did 30 years before. But her grandmother refuses to talk about family problems and her grandfather is not at home. A talkative taxi driver helps her not just to find the grandfather, but also shares a quiet moment with her.
German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) Germany 0
95-110 THE POSTCARD CLUB
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Kaya Pakaslahti
Director: Kaya Pakaslahti
Producer: Hanna Hedengren
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jakob Norrgård
Sound: Nino Poppius
Editor: Jakob Norrgård
Synopsis:
A dark comedy of a group of grannys keeping a postcard club at an old people home.
ARCADA University of Applied Sciences Department of Culture and Communication / Media Culture Finland Finland 0
95-110 WHEN THE ANGELS SMILE
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Hicham Elladdaqi
Director: Hicham Elladdaqi
Producer: ESAV Production
Animator: n/a
DOP: Aziz Es-Saghir
Sound: Charles Collin
Editor: Jamal Kellal
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
AYOUB is a bold child (been born without hair) who lives with his foster mother who does not delay dying. Ayoub is a big dreamer and his biggest dream is to fly in the sky. His dreams dissipate when he finds himself in a boarding school where he becomes a big rebel been afraid by everyone.
Marrakech School of Visual Arts (ESAVM) Morocco 0
95-110 WOMEN IN VAIVÉN
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Details:

Trailer
Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Paloma Arroyo
Director: Elena Lerones
Producer: Cecilia Pérez-Homar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jacopo Meneghin
Sound: John McGheen
Editor: Macarena Sierra
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
On the morning of her wedding in Puerto Rico, ZoeTaína struggles to fit into her grandmother’s old wedding dress, when suddenly her dead mother shows up to wish her luck.
Screen Academy Scotland (SAS) United Kingdom 0


Documentary

Place Title School Country Points
1 THE ARCHIPELAGO
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Benjamin Huguet
Director: Benjamin Huguet
Producer: Benjamin Huguet
Animator: n/a
DOP: Benjamin Huguet
Sound: Robert Malone
Editor: Neil Lenthall
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A modern community on the cusp of change; a people intrinsically linked to nature and tradition, though their whale hunting practice is about to be challenged by the outside world.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 52
2 MY SILICONE LOVE
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Sophie Dros
Producer: Eleanora de Rijke
Animator: n/a
DOP: Boas van Milligen Bielke
Sound: Brandon Grötzinger, Gijs den Hartogh, Floris Werver
Editor: Erik ten Brinke
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Everard has twelve lifelike dolls. He talks to them, dresses them, has sex with them and loves them as if they were real people. Is he happy with this way of living or is he actually looking for a real woman? This documentary shows his everyday life in contrast to a fantasy world in which the dolls come alive.
Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 42
3 FLOWER OF A THOUSAND COLORS
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama, Bart Goossens
Director: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama
Producer: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama (Visiophonics)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama
Sound: Bart Goossens, Matthias Hillegeer
Editor: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Emiliana is a single mother trying to survive in a remote Bolivian mining camp 4,897 meters above sea level. She lives with her children in the middle of the paradise -like mountains of Mina Argentina. But appearances are deceptive: life in the camp is fierce and alcohol-driven. Those who find tin eat; those who don’t, don’t…
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 32
4 TRANSIT ZONE
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Frederik Subei
Producer: Frederik Subei
Animator: n/a
DOP: Frederik Subei
Sound: Frederik Subei
Editor: Frederik Subei
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Transit Zone is a character-driven documentary about a refugee in the jungle of Calais, hoping to cross to the UK.
Screen Academy Scotland (SAS) United Kingdom 28
5 A WOMAN AND HER CAR
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Loïc Darses
Director: Loïc Darses
Producer: Université du Québec à Montréal
Animator: n/a
DOP: Hubert Auger
Sound: Amélie Hardy, Philippe Lefebvre
Editor: Amélie Hardy
Production Designer : Jeremi De Pue, Élise Madé
Synopsis:
December the 31th, 2003. Driven by a powerful instinct for survival and freedom, Lucie decides to write a letter to the man who abused her from the age of 8 to 12 years old. She then takes her camera, her car and resolves herself to bring him this letter in person, wherever he may be. Purpose: give back to her aggressor the shame and pain she withheld wrongly for all theses years.
University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 24
6 INTO DARKNESS
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Rachida El Garani
Director: Rachida El Garani
Producer: RITCS Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound
Animator: n/a
DOP: Kris Van Den Buick
Sound: Zenib El Ouarzazi
Editor: Erika De Korte
Production Designer : Tom Van Herzele
Synopsis:
Little Mohamed and his family live in the small village of Taroudant, Morocco. Eleven of the family members are blind. Living in extreme poverty and excluded from society, they try to keep their hopes and dreams alive. But the constant lack of money makes her dream very uncertain.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 20
7-8 FRONT VIEW OF MY FATHER
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Nicoline Skotte Jacobsen
Director: Nicoline Skotte Jacobsen
Producer: Julie Tarding
Animator: n/a
DOP: Valdemar Cold Winge Leisner
Sound: Rune Kristiansen
Editor: Denniz Göl Bertelsen
Production Designer : Helle Kirstine Egsgaard
Synopsis:
Father/daughter - play, talk and learn about each other.
National Film School of Denmark (DDF) Denmark 19
7-8 THE MUTE'S HOUSE
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Tamar Kay
Director: Tamar Kay
Producer: Ariel Richter
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zvi Landsman
Sound: Shahaf Wagshall
Editor: Shira Mauz
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A building in Hebron, which has been deserted by its Palestinian owners, is called "The Mute's House" by the Israeli soldiers stationed there and by the tour guides who pass by. The building's only occupants are a deaf woman, Sahar, and her eight-year-old son, Yousef. The family's unique story, which unfolds against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is told through the eyes of the young and charismatic Yousef, as he goes through his daily routine in both the Jewish and Muslim areas of a city
Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Jerusalem (JSFS) Israel 19
9 NIGHT BEES
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Joanna Karlberg
Producer: Veronika Öhnedal
Animator: n/a
DOP: Kristoffer Jönsson
Sound: Janna Johansson
Editor: Magnus Eriksson
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
It is night and a new working day has just begun for the girls in the parking lot in southern Poland. This is the place where the truck drivers from all over Europe to eat and sleep. Night Bees is all about the people on Jarska parking, a work area and hub for trade in Europe.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 17
10-11 EDUCATION
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Emi Buchwald
Director: Emi Buchwald
Producer: Marcin Malatynski
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tomasz Gajewski
Sound: Kamil Radziszewski
Editor: Anna Gontarczyk
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Children have to learn a poem by heart as a school exercise.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 15
10-11 LIVING BEHIND NUMBERS
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Martin Read
Director: Martin Read
Producer: Martin Read
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joseph Sullivan
Sound: Joseph Sullivan, Martin Read
Editor: Joseph Sullivan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
My art is unique. It took me twelve years to master. In becoming a criminal I became an artist, and in becoming an artist I have become a criminal. We take a rare glimpse into the world of fraud and the skill employed by the UK’s most artistic underground counterfeiter.
University of South Wales (NFS/USW) United Kingdom 15
12-15 CINDERELLA
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Alexander Zubovlenko
Director: Alexander Zubovlenko
Producer: Alexander Zubovlenko
Animator: n/a
DOP: Elizaveta Speranskaya
Sound: Alexander Zubovlenko
Editor: Alexander Zubovlenko
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A classic story: a woman looking for love. With aggravating circumstances – she has a child without alimony, she is unemployment and she is 27 years old. Will Masha meet a man?
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 11
12-15 DOWN SOUTHERN ROADS
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Jorge Luis Linares Martínez
Director: Jorge Luis Linares Martínez
Producer: Henner Hofmann, Karla Bukantz
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jorge Luis Linares Martínez
Sound: Andrea Rabasa Jofre
Editor: Eddie S. Barriga, Horacio Romo Mercado
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A father and daughter will spend a season in another world, a place which Mariana never wanted to visit: Miguel's dignified, divine and rebel mountain. Right there, they will meet each other as never before, regardless of the consequences.
Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C. (CCC) Mexico 11
12-15 IS LONGING HEREDITARY?
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Gitte Helwig
Director: Gitte Helwig
Producer: Urs Kind
Animator: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: Leonard Aderhold
Editor: Jorg Volkmar
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
My grandfather was a radio operator on a fishing boat. When he left my grandmother, my father was twelve years old. He left his photo album to my father. The images tell of his love for the sea. After my grandfather was gone, his love became our longing. Can longing become a sickness?
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 11
12-15 POST-WAR DREAMS
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Juhani Haukka
Director: Juhani Haukka
Producer: Henri Hopalainen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cristal Alakoski
Sound: Jorma Kaulanen
Editor: Jade Woods
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When the war was over, it was talked about in dreams that they wanted to forget. This film brings forth the dreams of people who live and who have passed away. A hybrid documentary reach into the fading reality that continues to live within us.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 11
16-17 A SIMPLE STORY, MINE, YOURS AND M`S
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Atefeh Yarmohammadi
Director: Atefeh Yarmohammadi
Producer: HEAD - Geneve
Animator: n/a
DOP: Atefeh Yarmohammadi
Sound: Atefeh Yarmohammadi
Editor: Sepideh Abtahi
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Back in the 80’s in Iran, for some the war was pilgrimage or a duty, others profited and renamed. But for us it was hell of opium.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 10
16-17 WHAT IF HE LIVES?
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Peter Nielsen
Producer: Peter Nielsen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jeffrey Holiday
Sound: Kevin Luttman
Editor: Josh Devenyi
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An unflinching family portrait, looking at a devoted mother's twenty-eight year struggle to ensure her son with an undiagnosed medical condition lives as normal of a life as possible... and the complications of that.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 10
18-21 ICEBERG
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Juan Manuel Dartizio
Director: Juliana Gómez Castañeda
Producer: Alexandra Cedeño Delgado
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adrien Peter
Sound: Victor Quintanilha
Editor: Eduardo Resing
Production Designer : Antonio Horta
Synopsis:
In the absence of his daughter, a fisher woman in her sixties lives between mourning his mother and the obligation to raise her granddaughter alone.
International School of Film and TV (EICTV) Cuba 9
18-21 MILES TO GO BEFORE I SLEEP
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Noora Kuparinen, Hanna Hovitie
Director: Hanna Hovitie
Producer: Emmi Vuokko, MUAS
Animator: n/a
DOP: Hanna Hovitie, Iikka Salminen
Sound: Miikka Katajamäki
Editor: Noora Kuparinen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
As Achat was seven years old, her parents sent her away from Congo to be adopted in France. After her adoptive mother`s death, years of ordinary life turned into a nightmare. Through twists and turns beyond belief, she`s thrown into a whirlwind of drifting between continents.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 9
18-21 RUN BOY RUN
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Liu Luolan
Director: Liu Luolan
Producer: Chen Liang, Xiang Wang
Animator: n/a
DOP: Liu Luolan
Sound: Wang Wanyun, Wang Kaiyuan
Editor: Liu Luolan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Tells a story about a heavily tattooed boy named Xiaoyu. Because of his tattoos, Xiaoyu's life was in many troubles. When Xiaoyu felt very upset, he joined the Catholicism. But things didn't goes well. Xiaoyu was not allowed to get into the church once because of his tattoos. He felt very bad. Finally Xiaoyu told me the meaning of his tattoos.
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 9
18-21 THE DAY THE BEATLES CAME TO ARGENTINA
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Tomás Epstein
Director: Fernando Pérez
Producer: Pablo Dadone
Animator: n/a
DOP: Juan Borghi
Sound: Lucía Pellitero
Editor: Alejo Piro
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
During the Beatlemania’s peak, Argentinian business man Alejandro Romay announces the visit of the band to Argentina. A series of odd events is revived by the voice of the protagonists
National School of Film Experimentation and Production (ENERC) Argentina 9
22-25 HOMEMADE EMPIRE
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Alexa Bakony
Director: Alexa Bakony
Producer: Ádám Farkas
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gergely Vajda
Sound: Bálint Zándoki
Editor: Marianna Rudas
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Szorospatak is a small, desolated village in the North Hungarian Mountains. You can find only three things here: pines, poverty and Antal Szabics. He is a nearly 60 years old local contactor and ex-teacher. He's got an extraordinary hobby: he constantly builds something. He's got tennis courts, pools, stages, an artificial lake, a sauna, an emu farm, a self-made forest, etc. He would like to make festivals, concerts and wellness programs. He is ready to be a host. But there's the snag! No one ever comes to
University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SzFE) Hungary 8
22-25 JIHAD IN HOLLYWOOD
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Genie Deez
Producer: Omar Al-Dakheel, Coerte Voorhees
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ayana Baraka
Sound: Adam Billingham, Johnny Vong
Editor: Calvin Herrmann, Marcus Heleker
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Once a successful Syrian actor, Jihad Abdo has arrived in Hollywood and struggles to reinvent himself and his career.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 8
22-25 TIME TO LEAVE
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Bruno Leal
Director: Bruno Leal
Producer: Ana Francisca Rafael
Animator: n/a
DOP: Čeněk Folk
Sound: Bernardo Theriaga, Milene Coroado
Editor: Bruno Leal, Čeněk Folk
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Shunned by a society that still regards them with fear and disdain to this day, the residents of one of the last shanty towns on the outskirts of Lisbon, learned to foster a sense of union, anchored in a common cultural heritage. Now, with the imminent destruction of their homes and the severing of the ties that unite them, they reflect on the uncertainty that lies ahead and the memories of a life that will inevitably be left behind, along with the rubble.
Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC) Portugal 8
22-25 TO KNIT A JUMPER FOR A BUTTON
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Robert Leonard Key
Director: Robert Leonard Key
Producer: DocNomads EMMC
Animator: n/a
DOP: Robert Leonard Key
Sound: Martina Droandi, Joao Sales Moreira, Silvia Coelho, Luis Pinto
Editor: Robert Leonard Key, Luisa Homem
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
How to capture, order, understand, and picture a world that always seems too big to comprehend? Here, a story of the stories of those trying to reach a broader sense of life.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 8
26-28 KRAINA
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Christina Tynkevych
Producer: Kamile Dementaviciute
Animator: n/a
DOP: Andrei Oprescu
Sound: Ksenia Vinogradova
Editor: Vania Flaccomio
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Kiev, Ukraine, spring 2015.The war with Russia is five hundred miles to the East, but since the revolution of 2014, every moment of Kristina`s life has been affected by the conflict.
Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 7
26-28 MY ALEPPO
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Melissa Langer
Producer: Melissa Langer
Animator: n/a
DOP: Melissa Langer
Sound: Catharine Axley
Editor: Melissa Langer
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
After fleeing the civil war in Syria and relocating to another continent, a young family struggles to preserve their ties to the ancient city of Aleppo.
Stanford University United States 7
26-28 PARTO
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Mauricio Hernández Serrano
Director: Mauricio Hernández Serrano
Producer: Selma Cervantes Aguilar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sebastián del Valle Leguízamo
Sound: Mauricio Hernández Serrano
Editor: Ana Moreno Hernández, Mauricio Hernández Serrano
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An egg is fertilized, thus initiating the process of human life until at birth. The systematization of the body within a hospital dehumanizes the individual to become a machine. A symphonic and precise machine.
National School of Film Arts / National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAC/UNAM) Mexico 7
29-32 INTO MY DREAMLAND
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Mai Seng
Director: Mai Seng
Producer: Sebastian Johannsen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tilman Holzhauer
Sound: Marc Eyrich
Editor: Willibald Wonneberger
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Seven years ago Do Do immigrates as a refugee with his family from Myanmar into the Netherlands. But instead of finally living a carefree life in his dreamland, he has to realize that his lack of adaption to the new culture gets him into conflict with the law. The following consequences change the life of himself and his family dramatically
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 6
29-32 MARACATU
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Anna lunes
Director: Anna lunes
Producer: Elba Cynthia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Arthur Dalla, Raphael Narciso
Sound: José Cândido Coutinho
Editor: Jonas Murad
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The cultural movement that is Maracatu resists in the midst of the Rio de Janeiro's white tourism, revealing the contrast of a black African manifestation surrounded by a scenery far from its origins. Marli, Aline and Tyaro: Three dancers. Three people fighting for the resistance of the popular culture.
PUC-Rio Department of Social Communication - Cinema Brazil 6
29-32 SECRET MATTERS
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Janos Zoltan
Director: Janos Zoltan
Producer: VCA School of Film and TV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jessica Hutchison
Sound: Sebastian Broadbent
Editor: Janos Zoltan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Gerald who walks around and talks and plays golf… he doesn’t write the books. It was another part of me." - Gerald Murnane, award winning writer.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 6
29-32 TWINS
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Pablo Radice
Director: Pablo Radice
Producer: Diego Kompel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sofia Rozenwurcel, Dario D'antiochia
Sound: Diego Kompel
Editor: Pablo Radice
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Efrain and Jose are homologous twins brothers. Both of them are actually doctors. Efrain works as an obstetrician, dealing with birth. On the other side , his twin brother , Jose , works as a forensic doctor in the police morgue dealing with death.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 6
33-36 10:34 TO BELGRADE
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Ioana Grigore
Director: Ioana Grigore
Producer: A co-production National University of Theatre and Film
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marija Djokovic, Ioana Grigore
Sound: Răzvan Petre
Editor: Răzvan Petre, Vlad Genescu
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
„You kids must memorize everything that happens in your life, because that’s who you are and that will keep you going . Both the good and the bad things will give you strength when some difficult moment occurs.”
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 5
33-36 EPIGENETICS: THE MEMORY OF THE WORLD IN OUR BODY
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Noemi Puneili, Cristina Coppari
Director: Paolo Turro
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nicolò Terranova
Sound: Edoardo Ami, Silvia Brandi, Lilia Carlone
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Born from the meeting between The Cinema School of Milan and the scientists working at the project EPIGEN, leaded by CNR - this documentary raises from their need of make accessible to laymen information on a new biological research field which perspectives are still not evaluated.
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 5
33-36 FLOWERS IN THE DESERT
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Hamza Mu'azu
Director: Hamza Mu'azu
Producer: Hamza Mu'azu
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mwanse Shedi Daniel, Mo Steve
Sound: Na'anret Kumbet Paul
Editor: Hamza Mu'azu
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The perceptions of a young girl about the disabled in her neighborhood, at the end she finds them to be ordinary people like her in spite of their disabilities and are indeed like "flowers in the desert".
NTA Television College (NTA) Nigeria 5
33-36 WAITING ROOM
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Markus Lenz
Director: Markus Lenz
Producer: Markus Lenz
Animator: n/a
DOP: Markus Lenz
Sound: Markus Lenz
Editor: Markus Lenz
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
For more than 60 years Don Carlito has been working in his old-fashioned barber shop in Bogota. Sometimes time stands still in his small salon in Colombia's fast moving capital.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 5
37-43 10 TO 10
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Elena Toncheva
Director: Elena Toncheva
Producer: NATFA”Kr.Sarafov”
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marin Marinov
Sound: n/a
Editor: Volen Penev
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Dobrin Goranov was once a promising scientist, but due to the circumstances he never realized his potential. In order to bring meaning to his life, he tries to solve a mathematical problem, that is considered unsolvable.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 4
37-43 BLESS
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: El Mouchaouq Mariam
Director: El Mouchaouq Mariam
Producer: ESAVM
Animator: n/a
DOP: Laatita Mustapha
Sound: Fadela Khatiri
Editor: Jamal Kellal
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In the mountains lives a little boy, surrounded by a massive volume of mountains, a brief window into a forgiven world, an immersion to a certain kind of life that makes us wonder who lives better us or them?
Marrakech School of Visual Arts (ESAVM) Morocco 4
37-43 CONVERSATION OVER THE FENCE
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Lisa Gerig
Director: Lisa Gerig
Producer: Lisa Gerig, ZHdK
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lisa Gerig
Sound: Lisa Gerig
Editor: Lisa Gerig, Gregg Skerman
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
“Conversation over the fence” is a documentary essay-like film about the deportation center in Zürich. As a part of the prison group form the Solidarity Network I regularly visit detainees. These visits are a way of attempting to ensure that these people are not left alone in their isolation. The film describes the situation of the detainees, that are held in the deportation center under strict rules up to 18 months. I never enter the prison with my camera during the film - the detainees stay faceless. My
Zurich University of the Arts / Department of Performing Arts and Film (ZHdK) Switzerland 4
37-43 KEEPING BALANCE
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Bernhard Wenger
Director: Bernhard Wenger
Producer: Bernhard Wenger, Filmakademie Wien
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rupert Hoeller
Sound: Oetzguer Anil
Editor: Bernhard Wenger
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Denise, a 20-year-old girl, visits the Viennese 'Prater' amusement park nearly every day to take some rides with the electronic 'Tagada' carousel because it helps her to get over her difficult past.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 4
37-43 PAPA
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Zaharova Daria
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: Kazancev Vladislav
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
He is 55 years old. He had a heart attack a year ago. His daughter can`t walk, as she is an invalid. To find sponsors and raise 30 000 dollars, he decided to cross England from end to end by bicycle.
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (SPUFT) Russia 4
37-43 SHELL
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Hagai Adorian
Director: Hagai Adorian
Producer: Hagai Adorian
Animator: n/a
DOP: Hagai Adorian
Sound: Sharon Shama
Editor: Michal Cohen, Tehila Peter-Dansker
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An IDF veteran and combat medic drives across the country in his car, chasing ghosts.
Ma'aleh School of Film, Television and the Arts (MAALE) Israel 4
37-43 THE STILL LIFE OF VERA
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Greta Stocklassa
Director: Greta Stocklassa
Producer: FAMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tomáš Daliman
Sound: Viera Marinová
Editor: Greta Stocklassa, Hana Dvořáčková
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The lost magic of postcards is explored on film. A mosaic composed of seasonal motifs and short messages illustrates the relationship of several people to Věra. The passage of time is shown only by the change in the heads of state on the postage stamps. Will the mysterious recipient be found?
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 4
44-50 7 DAYS WARRANTY
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Tania Infante Antivar, Astrid Ginet Useche
Director: Tania Infante Antivar
Producer: Tania Infante Antivar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Astrid Ginet Useche
Sound: Alejandra Flórez
Editor: Tania Infante Antivar
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Magdalena goes out everyday to a flower plantation (Cota, Cundinamarca, Colombia), where she dedicates her day to protect and cut flowers. On sunrise, Jorge is already in the Paloquemao market (Bogotá) selling his flowers, offering them as “export quality”, while in the crops the national flower, the same that Jorge sells, is rejected by Ruby due to plant diseases and bad conditions. Settled apart, in a corner, and without any care, the national flower waits for being bought in “leftovers” price, while the
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 3
44-50 JESSICA
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Erika Lozano González
Director: Erika Lozano González
Producer: Erika Lozano González, Isabel Campaña Rojano
Animator: n/a
DOP: Isabel Campaña Rojano
Sound: Federico Zuvire
Editor: Beatriz Justo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Marjane Jessica (23) is a young trans woman, feminist, social activist who committed all that take human dignity. In this documentary she include us in her life to tell us about the process of transition from Jesus to be Jessica. We talk about the difference between gender and sexuality; and tells us how she understands and lives his transition. The recognition in the mirror was not easy but the guidance and support of his mother have been key to achieve this.
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 3
44-50 PSYCHEDELIC SOLDIERS
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Ana Starova
Director: Michael Spadaphora
Producer: Ana Starova
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cameron Anderson
Sound: Mitchell Wollziefer, Spencer Brown, Kelly McGahey
Editor: Cameron Anderson
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Since 2004 more Canadian & American soldiers have died from PTSD related suicide than actual combat... In Psychedelic Soldiers two Afghanistan veterans Mark Griggs and James Casey open up about their exhausting post-war battle with mental illness, the darkest moments that followed it, the controversial alternative treatment they turned to in despair, and the surprising outcome of it...
Sheridan College Canada 3
44-50 QUINN
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Rave Phuah
Director: Rave Phuah
Producer: Faqrullah Arman
Animator: n/a
DOP: Goh Wei Kiat
Sound: Alvin Soh
Editor: Vivien Koh, Rave Phuah
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A young couple gives birth to a daughter with a disability after their shotgun marriage. When given an option to abort, they decide not to after seeing her smile in the ultrascan. Quinn is the bridge to their marriage as they struggle with their own inexperience and the challenges of raising a disabled child. They must muster the courage to accept the realities of Quinn's future.
Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 3
44-50 THE GUEST
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Ahmet Bikiç
Director: Ahmet Bikiç
Producer: Nagihan Çakar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ahmet Bikiç
Sound: Emrecan Tekgül
Editor: Ahmet Bikiç
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The aim of this documentary is to reflect the lives of Syrian refugees and the camps in which they have been living in for approximately in since the civil war in Syria began. This document of those who have fled their homes and what they hope for when the war ends.
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 3
44-50 TITANS OF ART
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Mor Albalak
Director: Mor Albalak
Producer: Mor Albalak
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mor Albalak
Sound: Emmy Gyori, Michael Cullen
Editor: Mor Albalak
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Three successful Cuban artists must overcome many obstacles due to the embargo placed on their country by the United States. Their livelihood is on the line as they face questions of how they will obtain their materials and continue to be brilliant artists on a global scale.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 3
44-50 UNSCHEDULED ARRIVALS
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Vijaya Singh
Producer: Mr. Prashant Pathrabe, Director, Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Animator: n/a
DOP: Vipin Krishna Waghmare
Sound: Mrinmay Dey
Editor: Shaunak Banerjee
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Between scheduled arrival and departure on a railway station in Pune, India, a multitude exists in the intersections and Interstices of ticketed travels.
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 3
51-59 KONG RICE
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: CHAN Yiu Hei
Producer: LI Ka Wing
Animator: n/a
DOP: JANG Jihun
Sound: NG Man Ni
Editor: NG Man Ni
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When the dish come, the rice just for letting to feel full. We are hoping that this short film could arising audience awareness towards rices, and thank for the rice as a gift by the earth.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / School of Film and Television (HKAPA) Hong Kong 2
51-59 MACHO GWAPITO
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Miguel N. Hernandez
Producer: Miguel N. Hernandez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Theo Lozada, Carlos Mauricio
Sound: Bryan Dumaguina, Miguel Hernandez
Editor: llsa Malsi
Production Designer : Tiara Samson
Synopsis:
Raul Villareal grooms some of the most powerful men in the Philippines. As a former local politician, this barber is no stranger to the wild and woolly world of politics. Blending proficient hair cutting skills with witty salesmanship, Raul excels in a field where others have failed to make the cut.
University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI) Phillipines 2
51-59 MARY
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Ivan Hage
Producer: IESAV - USJ
Animator: n/a
DOP: Noel Bassil
Sound: Ivan Hage
Editor: Ivan Hage
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Mary is a Lebanese woman suffering from bipolar disorder. She is lonely and wants a boyfriend so she can change her routine.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 2
51-59 MY GRANDMOTHER
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Jurgen Agushi
Director: Jurgen Agushi
Producer: Academy of Film & Multimedia Marubi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Denis Hoxha
Sound: n/a
Editor: Mentor Selmani
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The life of Valentina Buci, a 77 years old woman from Russia. How she met her Albanian husband the first time. All problems that she passed through in Albania during communism time after the relation between Albania and Soviet Union was broken. The film is about her life in three countries Russia - Albania - USA.
Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi (AFMM) Albania 2
51-59 NIGHT SMOKERS OF CHICAGO
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Eve Studnicka
Producer: Kai Blakely
Animator: n/a
DOP: Kai Allen Blakley, Blake Griffin
Sound: Cameron Boswell
Editor: Hector Vazquez
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Through intimate interviews with the Windy City's own nighthawks, THE NIGHT SMOKERS OF CHICAGO explores the power of the personal narrative and reveals the marginalized humanity of the Chicago's streets after dark.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 2
51-59 PERPETUUM MOBILE
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Virva Heinimaa
Director: Virva Heinimaa
Producer: Virva Heinimaa
Animator: n/a
DOP: Anu Mäkinen
Sound: llmari Hieltala, Sasu Riikonen
Editor: Leo Suonikko
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
“Some people do what they know how to do, but we do what we want to do” Eino and Toivo wanted to build a perpetual motion machine.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Degree Programme in Media Finland 2
51-59 SCATTERED CLOUDS
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Debjani Banerjee
Producer: Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, India
Animator: n/a
DOP: Subal KR
Sound: Agnitray Chakrabarty
Editor: Yashodhan C. Kelkar
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Director`s personal experience of loneliness in a crowded city like Kolkata.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 2
51-59 THE CYCLE OF LIFE
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Pishdaad Modaressi Chahardehi
Director: Pishdaad Modaressi Chahardehi
Producer: Chris Beech
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ivan Bailey-Wilson
Sound: Arpan Patel
Editor: George Harper
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Cycle of Life tells the incredible Story of Sam Khazaei who shattered his right leg in a car accident when trying to save his sister, 15 years ago. After several operations and many years of recovery and facing permanent disability in such a dramatic way he now wants to pursue his dream of becoming a professional cyclist.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 2
51-59 TO LIGHT
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Nora Särak
Director: Nora Särak
Producer: Nora Särak
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nora Särak
Sound: John Bence
Editor: Nora Särak
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A poetic film about a mother and son who decided to stay behind when the Es-tonian town Pechora became the Russian town Pechora. After 70 years there is hardly anything Estonian left in the town. Linda and Mart Kallas try to maintain contact with their homeland but this is no cure for loneliness.
Baltic Film, Media, Art and Communication School of Tallinn University (BFM) Estonia 2
60-62 LARKS & OWLS
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Bakar Cherkezishvili
Director: Bakar Cherkezishvili
Producer: Salome Gabatashvili, Bakar Cherkezishvili
Animator: n/a
DOP: Luka Jibladze
Sound: Luka Jibladze
Editor: Bakar Cherkezishvili, Luka Jibladze
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Film is about old people who are living in a charity house named "Katharsis". They're struggling in this life, have social problems, some nostalgia about old times, feelings, fear of death and regrets. These stories are evolving around main protagonist named Soso who's eager to go to his countryside.
Theatre and Film Georgia State University Georgia 1
60-62 MRS LIU
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Mengyuan Liu, Ama Noia
Director: Mengyuan Liu
Producer: ESEC
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jeremy Travaux
Sound: Quentin Pallu
Editor: Ama Noia
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A portrait of the Chinese translator of Marguerite Yourcenar leaving in Paris.
Ecole Supérieure d'études Cinématographiques (ESEC) France 1
60-62 THE HUNTER
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Lea Podhradska, Meg O'Connell, Braden Trotter, Balazs Meszaros
Producer: Meg O'Connell
Animator: n/a
DOP: Braden Trotter
Sound: Braden Trotter, Meg O'Connell
Editor: Braden Trotter
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Gólya József is a hunter, but he is also a conservationist. In this micro-documentary we spend one night with Gólya out on his hunting platform, listening to the groans of the reindeer he may kill along with his lucid and often poetic musings on nature and evolution.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 1
63-81 A KENITIC MIND
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Li Kexin, Bao Tantan, Christopher Miller
Director: Li Kexin, Bao Tantan, Christopher Miller
Producer: Tang Peilin, Pablo Frasconi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Li Kexin, Bao Tantan, Christopher Miller
Sound: Li Kexin, Bao Tantan
Editor: Christopher Miller
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
This film is about an Indian guy who has a kenitic mind, it's difficult to catch up his mind. He has a lot of different experience, he did a lot of jobs, such as model, writer, Assistant to Plastic Surgeon, youtube star, now, he is a student in USC. He has a dream of film.
Communication University of China (CUC) China 0
63-81 BALKAN
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Eliza Chotiadzhieva
Producer: ESAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Eliza Chotiadzhieva
Sound: Eliza Chotiadzhieva
Editor: Eliza Chotiadzhieva
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Life is like a long staircase. You climb higher and higher every day and it's only when you gel to the last step that you have the most beautiful view.
ENSAV France 0
63-81 BIT BY BIT
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Josephine Aikins
Director: Josephine Aikins
Producer: Dennis-Brook Prince Lotsu (for NAFTI)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ebenezer Titus Hackman
Sound: Gabriel Marfo
Editor: Enock Tetteh
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A single father, Kwesi Amponsah, whose wife abandons him and their three children for another man who was more financially sound as compared to Amponsah (a by-day mason). Now the father singularly takes care of his three children.
National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) Ghana 0
63-81 BROTHER
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Vuyokazi Kadalie
Director: Hankyeol Lee
Producer: Titus Poutanen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marika Hill
Sound: Titus Poutanen
Editor: Marika Hill
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Elmer and Erik Eklund are two boat building brothers who have lived in the Finnish archipelago their whole life together. In this film we get a glimpse of their everyday life. What happens when someone you've lived with for 80 years will pass away?
ARCADA University of Applied Sciences Department of Culture and Communication / Media Culture Finland Finland 0
63-81 CHEKHOV'S EVERYMAN
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Amir Cohn
Director: Amir Cohn
Producer: Amir Cohn
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adi Mozes
Sound: Kfir Shai
Editor: Idan Neuman
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Chekhov’s Everyman presents the viewer with the intimate story of Albert Cohen, a lively 83 year old Bulgarian-Israeli actor struggling to stage the last play of his life. After an illustrious career performing over 90 plays a month, Albert finds himself without any role to perform. Utilizing the little means he has, Albert decides to pursue his dream by translating and staging the play Chekhov’s Everymen in his apartment. Albert’s home and professional life collide as the play comes to life. The viewer pee
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 0
63-81 CSILLAG
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Aron Horvath
Director: Aron Horvath
Producer: UL AGRFT (Nina Robnik)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Peter Perunović
Sound: Peter Žerovnik
Editor: Andrej Avanzo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Csillag Jerio is an average man who is looking for extraterrestrial life in a small Slovenian town. Collecting evidence and analyzing it in his small motel room is just an every day habit for him. He is on the road and determined to find proof about extraterrestrial life.
University of Ljubljana / Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) Slovenia 0
63-81 DIVING WITHIN
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Hanan Dyria
Producer: Christian Daly
Animator: n/a
DOP: Eileen Timmons
Sound: Damien Madden
Editor: Neil Horner
Synopsis:
Diving Within is a short documentary featuring Malaysian, Sharena Abdullah, the fear of losing their identity and the need to integrate are some of the challenges faced by immigrants. Sharena tried to find the balance, after much inner conflict, she adjusts her appearance to make it easier to connect with people around her.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 0
63-81 GEZOINDELACH
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Efrat Berger, Tal Sheffi
Director: Efrat Berger
Producer: Efrat Berger
Animator: n/a
DOP: Efrat Berger
Sound: Shahaf Vagshel
Editor: Efrat Berger
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Yehuda, 19, was raised in a devout Hasidic family. After a period of self-doubt and inner struggles, he decides to do away with the last remaining symbol still connecting him to his religious past: he cuts off his side locks. The film follows Yehuda and his friends’ first steps into their new world, and their effort to break free from their past.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 0
63-81 LETTER TO A SMALL CLOUD FROM THE KINGDOM OF BELGIUM
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Jeanne Cousseau
Director: Jeanne Cousseau
Producer: INSAS, ATELIER DE REALISATION
Animator: n/a
DOP: Laura Perrera
Sound: n/a
Editor: Léo Guillaume
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Travelling in Beijing, a young cloud fells accidently in the misty sky of a Chinese painting. He takes us in his path of willows and small waves, of pointed roofs and naked branches, through vertical shots with an uncluttered composition. Crossing a stream, he exchanges poems and laughs with a charming breeze.
INSAS Belgium 0
63-81 PRECIOUS
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Katleho Leku
Director: Kgopolelo Blok
Producer: Ayanda Hlatswayo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Seluleko Mpisane
Sound: Auspicious Maluleke
Editor: Tshepo Movundlela
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
We explore the living conditions of homeless foreigners, especially young women, in the bustling capital of South Africa, Pretoria.
Tshwane University of Technology South Africa 0
63-81 SANJA
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Nikica Zdunić
Director: Nikica Zdunić
Producer: Tajana Bakota
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nikica Zdunić
Sound: Denis Golenja
Editor: Denis Golenja
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Sanja is a portrait documentary that is followed by protagonists off narration and dreamlike visualization of her inner world.
Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb (ADU) Croatia 0
63-81 SAVING SUNGEI
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Shintaro Tay
Director: Shintaro Tay
Producer: Shalyn Chin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tan Guan Hao
Sound: Soo Ee Ter
Editor: Hannah Chua
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
"Saving Sungei" tells the story of a street trader who has taken upon himself to save the 70-year-old Sungei Road Flea Market - an historical gem and a source of income for the elders there.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 0
63-81 SEA DOG
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Elisha Albert
Director: Elisha Albert
Producer: Patrick Vuittenez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Raphaël Vandenbussche
Sound: Elisha Albert
Editor: Raphaël Costa
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
New-Zealand. Alex is 24. On a sudden impulse, he choose to change his life style, leave the town and friends to go live on his father in law's land. Between the ocean and the bushes, portrait of a young fisherman looking for loneliness.
La Fémis France 0
63-81 TALES OF RABASSADA
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Ferrán Romeu, Juan González
Director: Ferrán Romeu
Producer: Ferrán Romeu, Oriol Vilalta
Animator: n/a
DOP: Víctor Català
Sound: Alberto Martínez
Editor: Anaïs Urraca
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Documentary about the former Casino of Barcelona, located on the road of La Rabassada, seen through the eyes of its current tenant, a globetrotting Russian called Andrei, who introduce us to the remains that were the great dream of the Catalan bourgeoisie in the early twentieth century.
Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) Spain 0
63-81 THE BOOTYFUL ESCAPE
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Lesego Mncwango
Director: Busisiwe Khanyile
Producer: Tshegofatso Morule, Aviwe Komsana
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mpho Kekana
Sound: Bongani Matjie
Editor: Moleboheng Mokhothu
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The documentary explores the life of “Reggy”, an urban model or “video vixen” and the modern attitudes of people from her culture in relation to her line of work.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 0
63-81 THE REMINISCENCE OF THE DUSK
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Fazhilla Anandya, Kristo Parintes Makur
Director: Fazhila Anandya
Producer: Fazhilla Anandya
Animator: n/a
DOP: Fazhila Anandya
Sound: Andrew Saputro
Editor: Fazhila Anandya
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Oen Sin Yang (Goyong) 65 years old, is tehyan instrument living sustiner that is now rarely ever performed. In his years of live, he committed to always conserve the existence of the instrument although he signals the impact of modern era has pushed the traditional instrument further away.
Jakarta Institute of the Art / FFTV (IKJ) Indonesia 0
63-81 TOMB OF THE DIVER
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Yan Cheng, Federico Francioni
Director: Yan Cheng, Federico Francioni
Producer: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yan Cheng, Federico Francioni
Sound: Yan Cheng, Federico Francioni
Editor: Yan Cheng, Federico Francioni
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The diver comes to life in a 21st century museum, hanged on a wall and surrounded by tourists' pilgrimage from all over the world. He then takes us onto a journey where time is blurred. Free men and women wander in man-made paradises, shows and historical narrations. The diver comes to dialogue with us, but who is the true diver?
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 0
63-81 VATABLE STREET
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Mélissa Issorat
Director: Mélissa Issorat
Producer: Ateliers VARAN & VARAN Caraibes
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mélissa Issorat
Sound: Guy Gabon, Emmanuel Jomie, Morgane Jean-François, Kra Kouassi, Mariette Monpierre, Jean-Claude Resdedant
Editor: Jocelyne Ruiz
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
At 5 am, Jean-Louis is coming out of the "Rue Vatable" tunnel, with his broom to clean up streets. Joseph walks down the street as the man of Providence. In Mr Gauthierot's hair salon, prophets, wise and skeptical men are disputing. People and destinies are crossing in this street of Pointe-a-Pitre, in Guadeloupe island, as if they were unaffected by the passing of time.
Ateliers Varan France 0
63-81 WHISPER
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Margaux Dauby
Director: Margaux Dauby
Producer: Margaux Dauby, LUCA - School of Arts
Animator: n/a
DOP: Margaux Dauby
Sound: Margaux Dauby, Paulo Rietjens
Editor: Margaux Dauby, Mieriën Coppens, Laure Hendricks
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Lala (7), Kalulah (8) and Muhabat (9) arrived in Belgium from Afghanistan on May 2014. Zamzama explores the in-between space where these children intertwine Pashto culture with French language through play. Constantly looking for the right distance to portray its protagonists, the film draws dotted lines between whispering existence and silent answering.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 0


Animation

Place Title School Country Points
1 EDMOND
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Nina Gantz
Director: Nina Gantz
Producer: Emilie Jouffroy
Animation: Stop motion Animation: Hywel Roberts, Nina Gantz; 2D lead Animators: Nina Gantz, Terri Matthews
DOP: Ian Forbes
Sound: Rob Turner
Editor: Nina Rac
Production Designer : Laura Mickewicz
Synopsis:
Edmond's impulse to love and be close to others is strong...Maybe too strong. As he stands alone by a lake, contemplating his options, he goes on a journey backwards through his life, and revisits all his defining moments in search for the origin of his desires.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 95
2 HAPPY END
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Jan Saska
Director: Jan Saska
Producer: Studio FAMU
Animation: Jan Saska
DOP: Jan Saska
Sound: Jiří Gráf
Editor: Jan Saska
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A black comedy about death with happy ending. A splendid chain of unlikely encounters. Hunters, a tractor driver, a disco boy, and a corpse.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 51
3 SOME THING
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Elena Walf
Director: Elena Walf
Producer: Heiko Schulze, Paul Maresch
Animation: Elena Walf
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : Elena Walf
Synopsis:
Oil, gold and fire are the treasures inside the proud giant mountains. For the little mountain it's impossible to keep up with that. He's just in possession of this tiny, strange and useless SOME THING.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 40
4 HUM
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Tom Teller, Andrew Guastaferro
Director: Tom Teller
Producer: Logan Day, Tom Teller
Animation: Visual Effects: Tom Teller, Sophia Bui, Lisa Wu, Zara Abraham, Areeba Khan, Cameron Horst, Brodin Plett, Pulkit Sharma, Richard
DOP: Nico Aguilar
Sound: Jackie! Zhou
Editor: Trevor Stevens
Production Designer : Lauren Mayes
Synopsis:
A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend to pursue his dream of exploration.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 39
5 WELLINGTON JR
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Patrick Vuittenez, Cécile Paysant
Director: Cécile Paysant
Producer: Patrick Vuittenez
Animation: Cécile Paysant, Elea Richeux, Sophie Pastorello, Constance Robin, Marine Atlan, Julien Laval, Florentine Grelier
DOP: Benoît Bouthors, Marine Atlan
Sound: n/a
Editor: Pierre Deschamps
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
For his tenth birthday, a child has to cross the family rite by hunting his first animal. While a friendly competition settles down between several families, the relation with his father hardens...
La Fémis France 29
6 A DOCUMENTARY FILM
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Marcin Podolec
Director: Marcin Podolec
Producer: Marcin Malatynski
Animation: Marcin Podolec
DOP: Marcin Podolec
Sound: Marcin Podolec
Editor: Marcin Podolec
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Portrait of a father, whose children live their own lives far away from him.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 26
7 THE MOUSTACHE
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Anni Oja
Director: Anni Oja
Producer: Eija Saarinen
Animation: Anni Oja
DOP: Hannes Renval
Sound: Janne Helenius
Editor: Anna Vepsäläinen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In a town whose male inhabitants all sport a moustache, a ferocious struggle erupts between two men who want to find out once and for all who has the most handsome and formidable moustache. Things get a bit hairy.
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Arts Academy / Degree Programme in Film and Media Finland 22
8 ANOTHER EVEREST
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Alek Kosinski, Isaac Phillips-London, Zing Grem, Gavin Lankford, Edward Loupe, Justin Dunkle
Director: n/a
Producer: n/a
Animation: 2nd year animation class: Alek Kosinski, Isaac Phillips-London, Zing Grem, Gavin Lankford, Edward Loupe
DOP: n/a
Sound: Edward Loupe
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Now in his old age, a former mountain climber must overcome an obstacle almost as daunting as Mount Everest.
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) United States 20
9-10 THE CASE OF NIPS AND PORKINGTON
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Melody Wang
Director: Melody Wang
Producer: Melody Wang
Animation: Melody Wang
DOP: Melody Wang
Sound: Melody Wang
Editor: Melody Wang
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Two “Bobbies” struggle to solve the case of the missing egg.
Sheridan College Canada 17
9-10 THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Anastasia Chernova
Director: Anastasia Chernova
Producer: VGIK
Animation: Anastasia Chernova
DOP: Anastasia Chernova
Sound: Anastasia Chernova
Editor: Anastasia Chernova
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Death is a high price for the red rose, but Love means much more, than a mere little bird`s life. This is a story about love and self-sacrifice, embodied by the dance of the Nightingale and the Rose.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 17
11 NICE TO MEETEOR YOU
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Yizhou Li
Director: Yizhou Li
Producer: n/a
Animation: Yizhou Li
DOP: n/a
Sound: Chris Bonis
Editor: Yizhou Li
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A lonely wind-up cat discovers a mystery box that may contain friendly creatures, and he has to find the right key to open it.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 16
12 A SUN
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Tero Liimatainen
Director: Lauri Harju
Producer: Susanna Lätti
Animation: Lauri Harju
DOP: Lauri Harju
Sound: Joni Heinonen
Editor: Riku Leino
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
On a small island, above the clouds, a father and a son have different view on their daily routine of keeping up the sun.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Degree Programme in Media Finland 13
13 D:729.
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Levi Stoops
Director: Levi Stoops
Producer: RITCS Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound
Animation: Levi Stoops
DOP: n/a
Sound: Paolo Rietjens
Editor: Levi Stoops
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A lonely astronaut is, due to a lack of human and physical contact, sexually attracted to his toothbrush. A story about the impossible combination of someone's deepest desires and the world around him.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 12
14 DON'T FORGET ABOUT MORI
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Elisaveta Tsyganova
Director: Maria Shiryaeva
Producer: n/a
Animation: Kate Kurenkova, Alena Rebezova, Masha Shiryaeva
DOP: n/a
Sound: Polina Korotych
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The pilot episode of series about a death called Mori who decides to find her place in life.
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (SPUFT) Russia 11
15-16 COSMOETICO
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Martina Scarpelli
Director: Martina Scarpelli
Producer: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia - Piemonte
Animation: Martina Scarpelli
DOP: Martina Scarpelli
Sound: Paolo Armao
Editor: Martina Scarpelli
Production Designer : Martina Scarpelli
Synopsis:
What was it like, before the birth of the universe? Does reality exists just because we are able to perceive it? A girl tries to answer the big questions. She imagines she can empty the universe to get to the very first portion of the cosmos. And so she finds herself alone, as the smallest part of the universe - just a point.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 10
15-16 FIRE
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Pablo “Pencha” Penchansky
Director: Pablo “Pencha” Penchansky
Producer: Pablo “Pencha” Penchansky
Animation: Pablo “Pencha” Penchansky
DOP: Pablo “Pencha” Penchansky
Sound: Diego Gringas, Daniel Schnock
Editor: Pablo “Pencha” Penchansky
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Around the fire, six figures are found. One of them starts a journey.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 10
17 BRICKS ON TREES
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Mohammad Khalikh.P
Director: Mohammad Khalikh.P
Producer: Whistling Woods International
Animation: Mohammad Khalikh.P
DOP: n/a
Sound: Kumar Kundan
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A Bird living blissfully with her baby birds on the tallest tree in a forest comes to find out that the tall buildings have replaced her home and her baby birds are nowhere to be found.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 9
18-19 HOT BOD
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Claire Van Ryzin
Director: Claire Van Ryzin
Producer: Claire Van Ryzin
Animation: Claire Van Ryzin
DOP: Claire Van Ryzin
Sound: Sal laccarino
Editor: Claire Van Ryzin
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A lonely Man gets what he wants, until things go oh so wrong....
School of Visual Arts United States 8
18-19 PROMENADE
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Davide Ratti, Daniele Ratti
Director: Davide Ratti, Daniele Ratti
Producer: Davide Ratti, Daniele Ratti
Animation: Davide Ratti, Daniele Ratti
DOP: Dario Scommegna
Sound: Riccardo Arrigoni
Editor: Davide Ratti
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A boy and a girl on a boardwalk, are in the middle of a discussion about their relationship: he's trying to explain her why their relation could not work. But just in the crucial moment, the situation takes an unexpected turn...
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 8
20 THE SEA
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Li Yifan
Director: Li Yifan
Producer: Chen Liang, Xiang Wang
Animation: Chen Peixuan, Peng Peng, Shen Yi
DOP: Li Jinun, Ma Rui
Sound: Jiang Mingjun
Editor: Li Yifan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A lazy bibulous fisherman lives near the sea, and he spends every day on the simple and boring life. One day, he found a house on the sea.When he got in the house, he realized that he could get whatever he wants in this house after closing the door. He hesitated for seconds and decided to lock this door. Everything in his mind was showing up, and he enjoyed everything that belonged to him now. At the same time of the bunch of gifts that was given by the house, the danger was gradually coming. He was swallow
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 7
21-22 3:14
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Patricio Marín
Director: Patricio Marín
Producer: Patricio Marín, Carlos Metta
Animation: Patricio Marín
DOP: Leslie Montero
Sound: Andrés Polti, Carlos Metta
Editor: Patricio Marín
Production Designer : Patricio Marín
Synopsis:
The path Bruno has been driving for over 10 hours, slowly becomes tedious and strange each passing mile. His destination, an old road motel where he’s supposed to meet with Julia, his beloved one, seems to be unattainable on a road where time doesn’t appear to exist. It is when his memories and sub-conscious start to betray him on a mysterious road that doesn’t appear to have a way out, when he completely breaks in desperation. At the end, Bruno finally meets his destination, only to discover the true reali
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 6
21-22 CAVEMANS
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Joe Carroll
Director: Joe Carroll
Producer: n/a
Animation: Joe Carroll
DOP: Joe Carroll
Sound: Rob Flynn, Darius McQann
Editor: Joe Carroll
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A stone age hermit's path collides with some otherworldly visitors.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 6
23 SOLO
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Nayera Alsarawy
Producer: High cinema institute
Animation: Nayera Alsarawy
DOP: n/a
Sound: Abrar Emad
Editor: Omar Abou El-Ellaa
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Solo film is about a man trying to deal to with his loneliness, so he found the violin his way to pass this mood, imagining audience while playing his violin.
High Cinema Institute Egypt 5
24-28 GOOD NIGHT
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Henning Backhaus
Director: Henning Backhaus
Producer: Henning Backhaus, Filmakademie Wien
Animation: Henning Backhaus
DOP: Matthias Halibrand
Sound: Peter Brunner
Editor: Henning Backhaus
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A sock puppet wanders through snowy winter worlds accompanied by the music of Franz Schubert's "Winterreise". Dark black and white images change between comedy and tragedy. The protagonist soon get's to his self - chosen end, while Schubert's unsheltered journey is yet to begin.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 4
24-28 GREEN LAND
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Zhang Wang
Director: Zhang Wang
Producer: Zhang Wang
Animation: Zhang Wang
DOP: Zhang Wang
Sound: Jessica Yuan, Zhu Zehui
Editor: Zhang Wang
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Father drives a car on grassland with his son. A starry night. However, they are arguing: Dad wants his son to have a family of his own soon, but the son is unwilling to be trapped by marriage. The argument brings up in the son's mind, a thinking of the meaning of life...
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 4
24-28 MILA FOG
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Marta Prokopová
Director: Marta Prokopová
Producer: VSMU
Animation: Marta Prokopová
DOP: Marta Prokopová
Sound: Adam Dekan
Editor: Marta Prokopová
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
I feel emptiness around me. The night is cold and dark. I am looking for a light, wherever it may be.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 4
24-28 PROCEDERE:
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Delia Schiltknecht
Director: Delia Schiltknecht
Producer: Delia Schiltknecht, ZHdK
Animation: Delia Schiltknecht
DOP: Delia Schiltknecht
Sound: Tahel Zimmermann
Editor: Delia Schiltknecht
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
“Bad images should disappear suddenly!“. Since negative images mustn’t been thought. Nevertheless they are here and constantly circling in the brain. The compulsion should dispel them...
Zurich University of the Arts / Department of Performing Arts and Film (ZHdK) Switzerland 4
24-28 REFLECTION
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Alice Guzzo
Director: Alice Guzzo
Producer: Mateusz Borkowski
Animation: Alice Guzzo, Mateus Borkowski, Ryongu Lee, Aslaug Willumsen, Silje Skarli, Madoka Nakaike
DOP: n/a
Sound: Pawitra Sukhawathanakul
Editor: Dareos Khalili
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The young Italian girl Barbara is unhappy with her exhausting job as a waitress and frustrated by the negativity of the life that surrounds her and the depressing daily routine. One night, sinking in reflections and thoughts, Barbara realizes what has always made her happy and fulfilled.
Bournemouth Film School (AUB) United Kingdom 4
29-32 EXILE
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Team Work
Director: Alktm Serbest
Producer: T.C. ISTANBUL KULTUR UNIVERSITY
Animation: Bilal Karakoyun, Emre Kahraman
DOP: n/a
Sound: Team Work
Editor: Team Work
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Ufo is getting close the World, a caveman try to burn a fire, alien fire at the fire, caveman is surprised. Aliens who make love with caveman appear on murals. The alien deletes the murals, the caveman has a smiles. Transition, the creatures came from space run, 6th century B.C, when a Mouse nibbles something, the alien infect the Mouse pestilence, the Mouse falls to a woman's arms, and bite. The women are infected, and she is died. On the front of black board Einstein is thinking, moreover e=mc is written
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 3
29-32 LIFE IS RUGGED
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Simon Schnellmann
Director: Simon Schnellmann
Producer: Simon Schnellmann
Animation: Simon Schnellmann
DOP: Simon Schnellmann
Sound: Marcus Zilz
Editor: Simon Schnellmann
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Five short sequences about life are linked together by a black point.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 3
29-32 ONE DAY OF RAIN
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Ágnes Gyõrfi
Director: Ágnes Gyõrfi
Producer: Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Animation: Ágnes Gyõrfi
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ágnes Gyõrfi
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
“One day of rain” is a film about the million faces of Lisbon in a short moment. Different tastes and colours in one city, in one film.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 3
29-32 TOUCH
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Lauren Edson
Director: Lauren Edson
Producer: VCA School of Film and TV
Animation: Lauren Edson
DOP: Lauren Edson
Sound: Tracy Chen
Editor: Lauren Edson
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Post trauma, a detached, quiet soul slowly learns to reconnect with the world they'd given up on.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 3
33-36 HEAD
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Stav Levi
Director: Stav Levi
Producer: Stav Levi
Animation: Stav Levi
DOP: Stav Levi
Sound: Trixerin
Editor: Stav Levi
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A bald and downhearted man stands on the edge of the ocean and decides to get rid of his head. Sadly, his decision has unfortunate consequences.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 2
33-36 NOVELL
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Inka Matilainen
Director: Inka Matilainen
Producer: Jussi Lehtomäki
Animation: Inka Matilainen
DOP: n/a
Sound: Tuukka Nikkilä
Editor: Inka Lahti
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Novell is a film about the breach between children and adults world and the inevitable change that growth brings told via encounter between girl and a horse.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 2
33-36 THE THREE RING CIRCUS
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Sine Özbilge
Director: Sine Özbilge
Producer: Sine Özbilge, KASK – School of Arts Gent
Animation: Sine Özbilge
DOP: Sine Özbilge
Sound: Bart Maris, Nuño Gomez
Editor: Sine Özbilge
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A girl’s subconscious reflection on the absurdity of the world based on Albert Camus’ philosophy and the parody of proverbs. Wise words, taken too literally, become silly things. Welcome to the three ring circus!
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 2
33-36 WHEN IT RAINS OUTSIDE
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Tea Vatsadze
Director: Tea Vatsadze
Producer: Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University; Georgian National Film Center
Animation: Tea Vatsadze
DOP: George Vatsadze
Sound: Mariana Shengelia
Editor: Giga Japharidze
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Film is about a lonely man and woman who’s meeting depends on the weather broadcast. When it rains outside woman comes to a man’s place and they play chess. However one day it stops raining. What will the couple do about it? And what will happen with the chess?
Theatre and Film Georgia State University Georgia 2
37-40 BABI LIBERTY
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Rabes Rosaline
Director: Rabes Rosaline
Producer: ESAV
Animation: Rabes Rosaline
DOP: n/a
Sound: Dunouch Augé
Editor: Rabes Rosaline
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In the jungle, a black panther makes the most of her life, of the beauty of the world around her, and enjoys her freedom. But is it real?
ENSAV France 1
37-40 FROM TIP TO END
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Nikolina Tsolova
Director: Nikolina Tsolova
Producer: NATFA“Kr. Sarafov”
Animation: Nikolina Tsolova
DOP: Nikolina Tsolova
Sound: Borislav Bozhkov
Editor: Nikolina Tsolova
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A man and a woman meet by following the string coming from their embroidered hearts. Between them on the string they find a needle and they start embroidering their communication which leads to their separation.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 1
37-40 IVAN AND THE WOLF
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Anna Levinson
Director: Anna Levinson
Producer: Anna Levinson
Animation: Anna Levinson
DOP: n/a
Sound: Alexandra Praet
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In order to become a real man, little Ivan has to pass a test of courage in which he has to kill a wolf. But it is not easy at all, since Ivan and the wolf like each other right away.
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 1
37-40 PAIN IN THE RICKSHAW
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Myfanwy King, Gerard Bishop
Director: Myfanwy King
Producer: Myfanwy King
Animation: Chantelle Ryan, Lauren Gray, Myfanwy King
DOP: Sacha Freeman
Sound: James Gray
Editor: Chantelle Ryan, Lauren Gray
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A young rickshaw driver receives an unexpected fare to take a rich passenger up a mountain. The mountain is steep and tall, but the hungry driver accepts the fare and begins his journey. But will the passenger be too large a burden for the tired driver to handle. As the driver struggles up the mountain to his destination will he receive his reward or will the wheels of fate be unkind.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 1
41-49 ANNA’S PET PROJECT
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Seth Tomlinson
Director: Seth Tomlinson
Producer: Michael Naundorf
Animation: Seth Tomlinson
DOP: n/a
Sound: Taylan Cevik, Sean Singh
Editor: Xavier Pestana
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A desperate young girl named Anna uses a T Rex to gain power over her schoolyard bullies. At first she enjoys this newfound power, but it isn’t long before she starts losing control of the T-rex. Anna must ask herself, is the power worth it?
School of Image Arts / Ryerson University Canada 0
41-49 BLACK SHEEP
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Eileen Van Aswagen, Nadia Rabim
Director: Eileen Van Aswagen, Nadia Rabim
Producer: Tasneem Ismail, Rosanna De Atouguia
Animation: Nadia Rabim, Eileen Van Aswagen
DOP: Khotso Mathatho
Sound: Quintin Bezuidenhout
Editor: Sivu Mayisela
Production Designer : Eileen Van Aswagen, Nadia Rabim
Synopsis:
“Black sheep” is a dark comedy about a “sheep” being the “black sheep” of the family.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 0
41-49 DORU
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Valentin Dragu, Radu Pop
Director: Valentin Dragu, Radu Pop
Producer: UNATC – student production - Valentin Dragu, Radu Pop
Animation: Valentin Dragu, Radu Pop
DOP: Victor Velculescu
Sound: Ciprian Cimpoi, Răzvan Ionescu, Iulian Nunu, Ciprian Vișan
Editor: Valentin Dragu, Radu Pop
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
On a summer's night, a drunk man gets sick of hanging out with the boys and goes wandering through the wheat fields, looking for his fortune.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 0
41-49 JUST NOT BACK
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Jan Lovše
Director: Jan Lovše
Producer: UL AGRFT (Nina Robnik)
Animation: Jan Lovše
DOP: n/a
Sound: Blaž Gracar
Editor: Jan Lovše
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A story about the road to the Promised Land.
University of Ljubljana / Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) Slovenia 0
41-49 NINETY NINE DAYS
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Zayyad Abdulrahaman
Director: Mohammed Lawal, Nura Bello
Producer: Remi Afonja
Animation: Mohammed Lawal, Nura Bello, Fyner Kennedy Nnokam, Iniobong Wisdom, Remi Afonja, Zainab Obagu, Kabir Aderibigbe, Anita Nyelong
DOP: Patrick Uwasomba
Sound: Remi Afonja
Editor: Remi Afonja
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An African proverb "everyday for the thief, but one day for the owner" expanded to a story between a snake and a hawk.
NTA Television College (NTA) Nigeria 0
41-49 ON THE ORIGIN OF BEER
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Eliška Chytková
Director: Eliška Chytková
Producer: Petra Ptáčková, TBU in Zlín
Animation: Eliška Chytková
DOP: Eliška Chytková
Sound: David Schwarz
Editor: Eliška Chytková
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Did you know that Mesopotamia is the godmother of beer? So why sing and drink it so much here? Why do the sins of every Czech so simply clear? Beware though, the tale of beer's got twists and the end is nowhere near...
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 0
41-49 REINALDO
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Fabián Pineda
Director: Fabián Pineda
Producer: Fabián Pineda
Animation: Fabián Pineda
DOP: Fabián Pineda
Sound: Diego Moreno, Sebastian Caballero, Fabián Pineda
Editor: Fabián Pineda
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Reinaldo loves eating peanuts, but they are not infinite and they run out. Reinaldo meets Leopoldo who has peanuts and one problem to resolve. If Reinaldo solves the Leopoldo's problem, he will get the peanuts. This is not easy, because Reinaldo is pretty silly and the problem of Leopoldo is weird.
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 0
41-49 THE BEAST
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Liesbet van Loon
Director: Liesbet van Loon
Producer: n/a
Animation: Liesbet van Loon
DOP: n/a
Sound: Liesbet van Loon
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An experimental story about a woman with an (inner) demon who haunts her in daily life. She attempts to avoid and ignore the monster until she comes to the revelation that she should accept and live with it.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 0
41-49 THE SEASIDE
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Chris Tate
Director: Chris Tate
Producer: Chris Tate
Animation: Chris Tate
DOP: Chris Tate
Sound: Oliver Williams, Callum Donaldson
Editor: Chris Tate
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In a simple line animation, share the joy of an old man drinking tea at the beach. Identify with him as he experiences the joy of other people and recalls his memories of his life at the beach.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 0
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