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2020

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1 NOVEMBER 1ST
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Charlie Manton
Director: Charlie Manton
Producer: Teodora Shaleva
Animator: n/a
DOP: Molly Manning-Walker
Sound: Edward Guy
Editor: Celina Øier
Production Designer: Theo Boswell
Synopsis:
A mother and daughter travel across state to witness a long-overdue execution.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 117
2 WELCOME BACK
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Tiffany Kontoyiannis
Director: Tiffany Kontoyiannis
Producer: Roy Arwas, Tiffany Kontoyiannis , Karly Perez-Arevalo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Becky Baihui Chen
Sound: Lars Struck
Editor: Roy Arwas
Production Designer: Valeria Nicole Guevara Gomezjurado
Synopsis:
After being deported to dangerous and communist Venezuela, Rosa and her daughter must find a way to escape to a nearby town in Colombia.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 66
3 FILIPIÑANA
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Rafael Mendoza
Director: Rafael Mendoza
Producer: Naomi Poltier-Mutal, Rafael Mendoza, Kyle Nieva, Kiko Meily
Animator: n/a
DOP: Xenia Guenther
Sound: Manuel Colayco, Kenneth Tañola
Editor: Rafael Mendoza
Production Designer: Andrea Vigoni
Synopsis:
Isabel is a tee-girl. She spends the whole day sitting on a stool barely one foot above the dirt-ground teeing up golf balls for golfers to hit as they practice swinging their steel clubs just inches away from Isabel's face.
London Film School (LFS) United Kingdom 64
4 CASTING
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Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Sándor Csoma
Director: Sándor Csoma
Producer: Mónika Mécs / Inforg – M&M, Miklós Bosnyák / Univeristy of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest
Animator: n/a
DOP: Balázs István Balázs
Sound: Bálint Zándoki, Simon Koch
Editor: Dániel Márton
Production Designer: Anna Nyitrai
Synopsis:
The 18-year-old Julia tries her luck at a model casting in the hope of starting a new life abroad. However during the casting it turns out that they are looking for porn actresses. Unexpectedly Julia finds herself in a situation where her decency is endangered.
University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SzFE) Hungary 55
5-6 ADAM
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Shoki Lin
Director: Shoki Lin
Producer: Wan Murni
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ibrahim Zubir
Sound: Natasha Jumari
Editor: Al-Azmir Ibrahim
Production Designer: Beaunice Toh
Synopsis:
Tired of his turbulent family life and caught between identities, Adam, a young multiracial boy seeks out an alternative arrangement in hopes of finding his place.
Nanyang Technological University Singapore 39
5-6 I WAS STILL THERE WHEN YOU LEFT ME
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Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Marie McCourt
Director: Marie McCourt
Producer: Media Diffusion
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mélanie Jacques
Sound: Hugo Becker, Lewis Delssaux
Editor: Lucie Floc'h Levi
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A little girl is saved from a fire by her young neighbor. They take shelter in an apartment from where their tower burning.
Institut des Arts de Diffusion (IAD) Belgium 39
7-8 AUDREY AND THE ROCKET
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Michael Upson
Director: Molly Bradbrook
Producer: Michael Upson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joseph Brunt
Sound: Harry Moore
Editor: Bianca Tuser
Production Designer: Matilda Vidal
Synopsis:
Audrey thinks she has found an exciting alternative to a traditional funeral, but Bernard fears being left behind.
Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 32
7-8 BITTER HERB
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Maria Ornaf
Director: Maria Ornaf
Producer: Agata Golanska
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zuzanna Zachara
Sound: Rafał Nowak
Editor: Tomasz Kajetan Naruszewicz, Urszula Bucka
Production Designer: Maciej Bieganski - Back To Front
Synopsis:
When wanting to stop breastfeeding a child, a mother in the old times would rub wormwood ointment into her bosom. Upon tasting the bitterness, the child would never desire for the mother’s milk again.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 32
9 IDOL
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Alex Wu
Director: Alex Wu
Producer: Jiapei Wu
Animator: n/a
DOP: Max Walter
Sound: Dylan Morgan-Rose
Editor: Alex Wu
Production Designer: Canwen Zhao
Synopsis:
A young Chinese celebrity is called into an emergency meeting after a fan of his commits suicide.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 30
10-11 GEFEN
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Noam Ellis
Director: Noam Ellis
Producer: Helli Hardi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Barak Itzkovitz
Sound: Rotem Dror
Editor: Or Lee-Tal
Production Designer: Ayala Drori
Synopsis:
When an Israeli reserve unit evacuates from a small village in the desert, seven years old Gefen finds it hard to say good bye.
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 27
10-11 THE DRAGON WITH TWO HEADS
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Paris Cannes
Director: Paris Cannes
Producer: INSAS/Atelier de realisation - Vincent Canart
Animator: n/a
DOP: Charlotte Muller
Sound: Alice Godart
Editor: n/a
Production Designer: Diego De Vigne
Synopsis:
To escape the homophobic reality of their homeland, two Brazilian twin brothers are now living in Europe: one lives in Brussels with legal status, the other is an illegal immigrant in Berlin...
INSAS Belgium 27
12 DRIFTING
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Hanxiong Bo
Director: Hanxiong Bo
Producer: Lisu Wu, Yirui Guan, Luxi Wang, Yilei Hao
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joewi Verhoeven
Sound: Nathan Nuyle, Peiqi Duan
Editor: Yinong Xia
Production Designer: Qiyang Sun
Synopsis:
Disguised as a girl growing up during the time of one-child policy in China, Yan is now confused about his gender identity and struggles with the conservative world around him. Drifting his dad's old taxi becomes his way of expressing his feelings.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 26
13 HOMEBOUND
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Ilona Ahti
Director: Marika Harjusaari
Producer: Paria Eskandari
Animator: n/a
DOP: Antti Ahokoivu
Sound: Jani Nikander
Editor: Stina Uusitalo
Production Designer: Heidi Jokinen
Synopsis:
Homebound is a survival story set in one of the world´s biggest refugee camps. A bus is waiting to forcefully return refugees to their country of origin. Xidig, 8, is excited to go home, but his brother Saliim, 12, knows that a war- torn and dangerous place is no one´s home.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 25
14-15 JUPITER
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Benjamin Pfohl
Director: Benjamin Pfohl
Producer: HFF München, DREIFILM, Maverick Film, BR/Arte
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tim Kuhn
Sound: Andreas Goldbrunner
Editor: Valesca Peters
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
As a comet passes Earth at a threatening distance, a shy teenage girl has to decide if to pursue her own path on Earth or to follow her parents, members of a cosmic cult, through a fatal procedure into a higher existence on Jupiter.
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) Germany 24
14-15 SEPARATION OF LOVERS
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Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Ashokan Moorthy
Director: Ashokan Moorthy
Producer: Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gladwin John
Sound: Mohit Shankar
Editor: Sounak Roy
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
In a fishing village of southern India, a cyclone devastates the men at sea, claiming hundreds of lives. While the rest of the village mourns their demise, a young woman goes against all odds in belief that her loved one is on his way back to her.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 24
16 A THIEF DIED
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Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Chen Mingwang
Director: Chen Mingwang
Producer: Liang Wenxin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Deng Chunwei
Sound: Xiong Yi
Editor: Du Hongwei
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
New Year's eve, a thief was found dead in a quadrangle dwellings in southern China. The four families started to argue about which door should the body be carried through and therefore brought up some old conflicts. They all used Feng Shui as excuses to hide their private intentions.
Central Academy of Drama (CAD) China 23
17-19 PARADISE LOST
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Huang Zixuan, Zhang Yutong
Director: Zhang Yutong
Producer: Pan Mengqi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Wang Peng
Sound: Zhang Yunhan
Editor: n/a
Production Designer: Zhang Mingshu, Fan Xiaowei
Synopsis:
A Gau, as the only son in his family, have always shouldered particular expectation from his mother. Meanwhile, he also shared a rebel life with his errant friends, and finally made a huge mistake the night before his coming-of-age ceremony. Knowing that he had deeply disappointed his mother, Jiu was so reluctant and desperate, and blamed it all to his absent father. In great shame and solitude, he got to know the real taste of life.
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 22
17-19 THE DROWNING GOAT
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Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Sebastian Johansson Micci
Director: Sebastian Johansson Micci
Producer: Erik Sundbiad, Sebastian Johansson Micci
Animator: Ivan Gedin
DOP: Jonathan Bjerstedt
Sound: Simon Johansson, Jonas Kallstrand
Editor: Sebastian Johansson Micci
Production Designer: Emma Pål Brunzell, Oscar Häggström, Malin Englund
Synopsis:
Luca arrives by plane to visit his dad and his new family. Luca is eager to make a good impression and be accommodating, but the visit does not go as planned.
HDK-Valand Sweden 22
17-19 THE HOUSE OF THE ABSENT BIRDS
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Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Luis Fernando Paredes Jiménez
Director: Luis Fernando Paredes Jiménez
Producer: Hugo Horacio Herrera León
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gaspar Jovanni Martínez Mendoza
Sound: Perla Ortega Santana
Editor: Diego Armando Guareño Genesta
Production Designer: Jesús Alejandro de la Torre López
Synopsis:
Bertha loses the only company she had left, a small canary her son gave her before he died. Looking desperately for her bird, she discovers the bright side of letting go.
University of Guadalajara / Image and Sound Department Mexico 22
20-22 90%
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Florens Huhn
Director: Jerry Hoffmann
Producer: Giacomo Vernetti (Creative Producer)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Felix Tonnat
Sound: Patrick Dadaczyski
Editor: Alexander Kunz
Production Designer: Birk Beese
Synopsis:
Anorexia is taking up more and more space in Jean’s life or as he would call it: the incredible feeling of absolute self-control. But then Lili enters his life.
Hamburg Media School (HMS) Germany 20
20-22 A MIXED BAG
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Helena Rakel, Logi Sigursveinsson
Director: Helena Rakel
Producer: Anna Karen Eyjólfsdóttir, Sigurgeir Jónsson, Elfar Þór, Þórður Helgi Guðjónsson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Þórður Helgi Guðjónsson
Sound: Þórður Helgi Guðjónsson
Editor: Ingibjörg Sara Sævarsdóttir
Production Designer: Dagný Harðardóttir
Synopsis:
Fjóla, a prejudiced, old woman has her comfortable life challenged when a mother and her young son who are of foreign origin, move into her apartment building. While trying to find a way to get rid of them, she strikes an unlikely friendship with the boy.
Icelandic Film School (IFS) Iceland 20
20-22 CATDOG
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Ashmita Guha Neogi
Director: Ashmita Guha Neogi
Producer: Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Animator: n/a
DOP: Prateek Pamecha
Sound: Kushal Nerurkar
Editor: Vinita Negi
Production Designer: Neeraj Singh
Synopsis:
A pair of young siblings inhabit a fanciful world of their making, hidden from the eyes of their mother. When she finally catches a glimpse of their world, it faces the threat of crumbling. The two of them can either surrender or resist.
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 20
23 AM CU CE - PRIDE
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Dominik Huber, Hannah Weissenborn
Director: Hannah Weissenborn
Producer: Christina Honig, Etienne Heimann
Animator: n/a
DOP: Christian Neuberger
Sound: Thomas Rother
Editor: Elena Schmidt
Production Designer: Iris Zimmermann
Synopsis:
Romanian trucker Stancu has given his nephew Dragan a second driver card, that enables him to stretch his legal driving time. But when Dragan almost causes an accident due to micro sleep at the wheel, Stancu feels all of a sudden responsible and finds himself increasingly entangled in his own white lies.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 19
24-25 THE FOREIGN BODIES
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Daniela Gaviño
Director: Samanta Bianucci
Producer: Jeremías Caraballo Mandirola
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ivanna Alegre Gervasoni
Sound: Assiz Alcaraz Baxter
Editor: Catalina Ieraci
Production Designer: Federico Baez
Synopsis:
A gynecologist is involved in a moral conflict, having to make decisions about her own body and the body of others... in silence.
National School of Film Experimentation and Production (ENERC) Argentina 18
24-25 YOU, ME & EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Esther Jo Mbulawa
Director: Esther Jo Mbulawa
Producer: AFDA
Animator: n/a
DOP: Isma’eel Sallie
Sound: Chad Grove
Editor: Chadlee Skrikker
Production Designer: Esther Jo Mbulawa, Elizma De Villiers
Synopsis:
Set in South Africa in 1970, Babalwa, a young anti-apartheid activist fights for the freedom.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 18
26-29 PLAYING
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Lun Sevnik
Director: Lun Sevnik
Producer: Ondřej Šejnoha – Studio FAMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Kryštof Melka
Sound: Ondřej Rozum
Editor: Maja Benc
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Boris and Hugo, 16 years old friends bought a gun. They close themselves in Hugo's parents apartment and announce on internet live-stream video that in one hour they will commit suicide.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 17
26-29 RAJAA, THE RETURN
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Charlie Kouka, Lamara Leprêtre Habib
Director: Charlie Kouka
Producer: Colin Destombe
Animator: n/a
DOP: Chloé Terren
Sound: Emma Zimny
Editor: Hafedh Laridhi
Production Designer: Abir Mhadhbi
Synopsis:
Tarek is back to Tunisia after 7 years of clandestinity in Italy. He lives this return as a failure. He has to face his old friends, his old life and remain strong. He meets Khaled, a new neighbour. Khaled is all that Tarek isn’t: successful, handsome, able to help others…
La Fémis France 17
26-29 RIO
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Zhenia Kazankina
Director: Zhenia Kazankina
Producer: Dasha Dikarkina
Animator: n/a
DOP: Luda Kuropiatnikova
Sound: Pavel Ambarnov
Editor: Zhenia Kazankina
Production Designer: Alyona Nebroeva
Synopsis:
Paulina lives and works in a small hotel in the northern town near the border. She and her friend Nadia dream of a different, paradise and exotic world. Once a stranger arrives at the hotel.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 17
26-29 WHEN TIME REMAINS
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Laura Van Passel
Director: Laura Van Passel
Producer: RITCS
Animator: n/a
DOP: Vince van der Pol
Sound: Arne Tomas, Wim De Wilde
Editor: Willem Van Hecke
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Juliette and her father are fishing on a lake in their little boats, surrounded by nothing but water. Juliettes father has young-onset dementia and is going to die later that day. During their last hour together a game of beautiful and less beautiful moments occur. Finding each other one last time, saying goodbye in all its purity.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 17
30-33 MEZZO FORTE
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Eugen Dediu
Director: Eugen Dediu
Producer: UNATC I.L.CARAGIALE BUCHAREST - Dumitrana Lupu
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rares Dima
Sound: Claudiu Marginean
Editor: Sabin Filip
Production Designer: Alina Caprian
Synopsis:
An aging teacher and a folkloric roma band are tasked with the reenactment of the Centennial celebration in their village- a celebration that never happened in the first place.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 16
30-33 ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE EAST SLOVAKIA
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Denis Sater, Adam Šoltés
Director: Adam Šoltés
Producer: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Klára Vašáková
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matúš Chovanec
Sound: Michal Kolárik
Editor: Daniel Krcha
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A bitter comedy from Eastern Slovakia deals with a fortunate man living a happy life in the village of Vrchná Spodná, in a region where “nothing ever happens”. The main character, Jano Horák, starts his Praga V3S lorry nicknamed Anežka (Agnes) and sets on his day-long trip of neighbouring villages.
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 16
30-33 STILL WORKING
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Julietta Korbel
Director: Julietta Korbel
Producer: ECAL - Lionel Baier
Animator: n/a
DOP: Carlos Tapia González
Sound: Myriam Guyénard, Julietta Korbel
Editor: Raphaël Lefèvre
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The guardian of a factory doomed to be demolished is faced with the end of his universe...
Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne (ECAL) Switzerland 16
30-33 SUN DOG
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Dorian Jespers
Director: Dorian Jespers
Producer: Scum Pictures, KASK - School of Arts Gent, Belgium
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dorian Jespers, Arnaud Alberola
Sound: Thomas Becka
Editor: Omar Guzman
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Fedor is a young locksmith in Murmansk, a frozen city in the obscurity of the Russian Arctic. Client after client, he roams through the alleys of concrete animated by a fantasy that isolates him from the city and its population.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 16
34-35 COMPLEX SUBJECT
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Length: 26'
Screenwriter: Georgy Menshikov
Director: Olesya Yakovleva
Producer: Danila Yakovlev
Animator: n/a
DOP: Vadim Ivanov
Sound: Anatoly Nikulin
Editor: Olesya Yakovleva, Yulya LIitinskaya
Production Designer: Xenia Belyaeva, Veronica Roth
Synopsis:
A mysterious teacher comes to a provincial town to work in the local school. The teacher doesn’t look like a teacher, and his views are too pretentious and innovative. But the city likes him. He has actually no idea how much.
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (SPUFT) Russia 14
34-35 FOREIGNER
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Moreetsi Gabang
Director: Moreetsi Gabang
Producer: Rita Noronha Santos
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yang Meng-jun
Sound: Jay Kevin Composta, Robert Griffin
Editor: Zhang Qui-si
Production Designer: Zhou Shu-lei
Synopsis:
Motswakwa is the story of a father and a daughter who are refugees from Kenya seeking asylum in the UK, and shows what motivates someone to go to extreme lengths in order to achieve their dreams and help those they love.
London College of Communication United Kingdom 14
36-37 PORFOTTO
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Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Bodil Matheeuwsen
Director: Edson da Conceicao
Producer: Yasmin van Dorp, Tessel Jonkers, Nicky Onstenk
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jeroen Klokgieters
Sound: Sofie van der Meer
Editor: Jip Walther Boer
Production Designer: Mijs de Wit
Synopsis:
The three friends Em, Moreno and Kyon have raided a local money laundering practice in Rotterdam. They feel like kings and go home with a good feeling. In one night they find out that money is not enough to solve their problems.
Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 13
36-37 SHE FOLLOWS CLOSE BEHIND
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Aidan Weaver
Director: Aidan Weaver
Producer: Katie Sanderson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jared Freeman
Sound: John Rizzi
Editor: John Machado
Production Designer: Riley Patterson
Synopsis:
A woman seeking closure questions an old man about unsolved mystery from her past.
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) United States 13
38-41 A FOXES MOON
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Yossi Medved, Danna Levy
Director: Yossi Medved
Producer: Adva Odaya Ogen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gil Ramon
Sound: Slava Pogorelsky, Mor Machlev
Editor: Ronny Feldman
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
On the eve of his best friend’s engagement party, Daniel, a religious student from Jerusalem tries to meet Ronnie, a secular girl from Tel Aviv. But as the night progresses meeting her becomes almost impossible, he slowly realizes the gap between their worlds, and is forced to decide where he belongs.
School of Audio & Visual Arts, Sapir College Israel 12
38-41 ENE MENE
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Raphaela Schmid
Director: Raphaela Schmid
Producer: Alisa Frischholz, Raphaela Schmid
Animator: n/a
DOP: Simone Hart
Sound: Berhard Zorzi, Rudolf Pototschnig
Editor: Andreas Moser
Production Designer: Andrea Reitbauer
Synopsis:
Little Paula accidentally pushes her sister Anna's hamster out of the window while trying to feed it. She desperately wants to bring it back to life with spells and magic. Meanwhile her mother, Isabella, is constantly trying to reconstruct Anna's birthday cake from last year.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 12
38-41 GET TOUGH
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Janar Saaron
Director: Teresa Väli
Producer: Mirjam Korsten
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rasmus Kosseson
Sound: Siim Skepast, Anna-Maria Jams
Editor: Kaupo Muuli
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
It’s 1996. The forbidden friendship between Andrus, from the west side of a gigantic apartment building and Zanna, from the east side of the building is tested in a war of gangs. When homemade weapons and knowledge from popular films come to play, not only life will be at stake.
Baltic Film, Media, Art and Communication School of Tallinn University (BFM) Estonia 12
38-41 TWO PAPER NIGHTINGALES
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Kaylin George
Director: Kaylin George
Producer: Jeffrey Haskell, Georgia Franklin-Willis
Animator: n/a
DOP: Arin Meyer
Sound: Eli Weiss
Editor: Hayley Stablow
Production Designer: Noah Dains
Synopsis:
Two princesses who are torn apart by prejudice when the young princess fraternize with a warring state. To be reunited, the women will have to discover that which is universal to the human experience and to adopt acceptance of all peoples.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 12
42 WHILE YOU'RE SLEEPING
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Mattia Ghiselli, Federico Melia
Director: Francesca Giuffrida
Producer: Irene Cotroneo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Filippo Attanasio
Sound: Tommaso Manni, Maria Sarzilla, Davide Scurto
Editor: Alessandro Valenti, Lorenzo De Mari
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sometimes we have to choose between dreams and life.
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 11
43-45 IF YOU ONLY KNEW
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Einat Gaulan
Director: Einat Gaulan
Producer: Anat Bartur, Harel Ben Melech
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nehara Malkin
Sound: Neal Gibbs
Editor: Mattan Kedem
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
The excited anticipation of her pregnancy is cut short after Ellie’s ultrasound reveals that there is no heartbeat. Shocked and in a daze, she wanders around the mall and into a nail salon where she finds both confusion and comfort.
Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Jerusalem (JSFS) Israel 10
43-45 JACK AND ANNA
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Savannah Oakes, Ksenia Ivanova
Director: Ksenia Ivanova
Producer: Eve Herndon, Mika Santiaguel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Madelyn Momano
Sound: Erin Horne
Editor: Geoffrey B. Foote
Production Designer: Warren DeCastro, Charlotte Walters
Synopsis:
Jack and Anna is based on true events that happened in the early 1900s in Colorado. It tells a story about a young couple who live a happy life on their farm when suddenly a man from the past reveals Jack’s biggest secret – that he is, in fact, a woman named Helen. After the revelation, Helen is put on trial for cross-dressing and same-sex marriage.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 10
43-45 WORTH
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Meelad Moaphi
Director: Meelad Moaphi
Producer: Meelad Moaphi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ali Sattar
Sound: James M. Findlay
Editor: Daniel Montiel
Production Designer: Seyhr Qayum
Synopsis:
A single father struggles with the heart-wrenching decision to give up his newborn son in exchange for money so he can take his daughter to safety across the border.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 10
46-51 CARMEN ASLEEP, CARMEN AWAKE
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Kuba Tarasicwicz, Ernesto Grimaldi
Director: Antonio Llamas
Producer: ECAM
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ignacio Pinela Almendro
Sound: Luis Ortega
Editor: Antonio Tuya
Production Designer: Laura Sánchez, Uxío Fernández Corbelle
Synopsis:
Carmen asleep, Carmen awake is an intimate and emotional journey through the modern city. How to inhabit places in which someone always feels like an estrange. We have to transit the pain.
ECAM (The Madrid Film School) Spain 9
46-51 GRANDMOTHER’S SMALL TALK
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Lin Shih-ching
Director: Lin Shih-ching
Producer: Chris CHIANG Nai-Yun
Animator: Lin Shih-ching
DOP: Tu Chen-ting
Sound: LI Chun-Yi
Editor: Lin Shih-ching
Production Designer: Chris CHIANG Nai-Yun
Synopsis:
The story is about a tradition Taiwanese woman, always obeys destiny, only when she misses her child is her own truly moment.
National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) Taiwan 9
46-51 OUR TIME
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Francesca Guerriero, Giulia Magda Martinez, Sofia Petraroia, Veronica Spedicati
Director: Veronica Spedicati
Producer: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Production
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jacopo Giordano Cottarelli
Sound: Valentino Antinolfi, Riccardo Gruppuso, Chiara Santella
Editor: Luigi Caggiano
Production Designer: Francesco D. Rossano, Greta Spinapollice
Synopsis:
Roberta is a nine year old girl who wants to enjoy the last days of summer on the beach playing with her friends, while her father Donato forces her to stay at home to help with household chores. The distance between the two seems unbridgeable, but the discovery that Donato is much more fragile than it seems, will lead them to restore value to their time together.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 9
46-51 SHERBET
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Nadja Petrovic
Director: Nikola Stojanovic
Producer: Tijana Savic, Stefan Momic, Nikola Stojanovic, Jovan Sibinovic, Mladen Teofilovic
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mladen Teofilovic
Sound: Pavle Gajic
Editor: Nikola Stojanovic
Production Designer: Nikola Stojanovic, Nadja Petrovic
Synopsis:
Ena and Sale – both of them destructive and hungry for life – meet. As they are trying to interpret their feelings, the two are pressured by the burdens of their past and haunted by their fears. Through acts of aggression on the outskirts of a dirty city, they test the limits of their love.
Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDU) Serbia 9
46-51 SUN
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Nona Edery
Director: Hai-Anh
Producer: ESEC
Animator: n/a
DOP: Valentin Guyard
Sound: Mercedes Romero Dutschmann
Editor: Adrien Vatel
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Calais, two years after the dismantling of the migrant camp, Clara, a young student, is doing a documentary about her home town. On set, she meets Sun, a young refugee whose brother disappeared at the last stop before England.
Ecole Supérieure d'études Cinématographiques (ESEC) France 9
46-51 THE PACK OF THREE
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Kevin Zayat
Director: Kevin Zayat
Producer: Universidad die Cine
Animator: n/a
DOP: Agustín Barrutia
Sound: Mercedes Gaviria
Editor: Lucas Casolo
Production Designer: Clara Miani
Synopsis:
Gabriel, Nestor, Oscar and Ricardo are four friends between 18 and 20 years' old who live outside of the military activity of the 1980s in Argentina. After being notified of their selection to attend military service and, possibly going to war, they will try through unconventional methods to avoid going to the service and thus be able to continue with their life.
Universidad del Cine (UCINE) Argentina 9
52-54 MARIA COBRA PRETA
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: Erika Nieva da Cunha
Director: Erika Nieva da Cunha
Producer: HEAD, Geneva, Switzerland, AKKA FILMS, Palmyre Badinier
Animator: n/a
DOP: Leo Brezot
Sound: Soraya Lutangu
Editor: Olivia Frey
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
In a Lisbon neighborhood worn by gentrification, young rapper Maria and her old neighbors expect expulsion. Through her songs and by digging in the trauma of her origins, she finds the strength to face the present.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 8
52-54 THE PUNISHMENT
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Chris Sexton Fletcher
Director: Chris Sexton Fletcher
Producer: Reece Cargan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alkistis Terzi
Sound: Petros Tsaftaridis
Editor: Alex Dunford
Production Designer: Ana Cristina Santos
Synopsis:
A grief-stricken father hunts down the boy responsible for the events that led to his son’s murder but finds himself unable to escape the consequences of his own violent actions.
Screen Academy Scotland (SAS) United Kingdom 8
52-54 WILD GARLIC
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Chris Zahariev
Director: Chris Zahariev
Producer: NATFA, Bulgaria- Prof. Dr Stanislav Semerdjiev
Animator: n/a
DOP: Anastas Shipkov
Sound: Chris Zahariev, Ben Howard
Editor: Danail Kolev
Production Designer: Elis Vely
Synopsis:
To kill or get killed? That’s the decision Angel has to make. And make it quick. Grown up on the streets in Bulgaria, Eastern Europe, Angel now survives by working for a crime organization. When he fails his boss in a money deal, he is given one last chance for redemption. Will Angel finish his mission - commit a murder of a rival drug dealer and what’s going to happen when in his mess he cross roads with a lost elderly woman, who is trying to go back home? “Wild Garlic” is a film about unexpected meetings, which reminds us that somewhere deep down we all have power for a new beginning.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 8
55-61 BRIDGE OF THE MISCHIEVOUS CHILDREN
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Fabián León López
Director: Fabián León López
Producer: Christian De La Luz
Animator: n/a
DOP: Diego Cruz Cilveti
Sound: Fabián León López, Carlos San Juan Juanchi
Editor: Fabián León López, Nancy Cruz, Bastián Pascal
Production Designer: Christian De La Luz
Synopsis:
Jhony’s summer passes slowly as he watches his older brother’s life, who wastes his time along with his friends, obsessed with alcohol, pornography and different women whom they take into the maternal bedroom. One day, La Misha arrives in the neighborhood, fracturing their monotony. Nobody knows about her, they call her that because of her green eyes, like those of cats.
National School of Film Arts / National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAC/UNAM) Mexico 7
55-61 CRUCIFIXION
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Danielius Minkevičius, Kristina Abromaitytè
Director: Danielius Minkevičius
Producer: Adolfina Kunčiũte; Rũta Pasukonyte
Animator: n/a
DOP: Oskaras Abramavičius
Sound: Aurimas Stačenka, Kazimieras Čejauskas
Editor: Karolis Kirijenko
Production Designer: Aldona Majakovaitè
Synopsis:
A secretive men's inner thoughts confronts against the reality.
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) Lithuania 7
55-61 DOWNFALL
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Matias Heker, Stephen Moroz, Bradley Cocksedge
Director: Matias Heker, Stephen Moroz, Bradley Cocksedge
Producer: University of Hertfordshire
Animator: Matias Heker, Stephen Moroz, Bradley Cocksedge
DOP: Matias Heker, Stephen Moroz, Bradley Cocksedge
Sound: Molly Isaac, Philip Moroz, Ciaran Smith, Ruth Sullivan
Editor: Matias Heker, Stephen Moroz, Bradley Cocksedge
Production Designer: Laith Shewayish, Elpida Kyriakou, Maria Tsianti
Synopsis:
A couple of astronauts exploring an alien world encounter a creature that is utterly terrifying.
University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom 7
55-61 LEARN TO SWIM
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Gaya von Schwarze, Mirko Rachor, Josephine Oleak
Director: Gaya von Schwarze
Producer: Ibrahim Utku- Erdogan, Leonie Schafer
Animator: n/a
DOP: Raban Jakob Friedrich
Sound: Anika Danielle Wagner
Editor: Gaya von Schwarze
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A mother sets off through the German province to look for her son while making unexpected discoveries along the way.
German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) Germany 7
55-61 STRIKING A CHORD
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Pierre Fourchard
Director: Pierre Fourchard
Producer: ENSAV, Bastien Viera
Animator: n/a
DOP: Baptiste Charlier
Sound: Matéo Rousson
Editor: Pierre Fourchard
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Inès tries to turn her recent break-up with her boyfriend into an opportunity to meet other people.
ENSAV France 7
55-61 THE END, THE BEGINNING
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Samuel Herriman
Director: Archie Chew
Producer: Alicia Easaw-Mamutil
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nick Najdov
Sound: Nathan Turnbull
Editor: Xanthe Dobbie
Production Designer: Courtney Westbrooke, Ara Nuri Steel Aracourt
Synopsis:
In the picture-book Australian town of Collector, a young girl and her gang of rogue environmentalists are trying to stop the end of the world. The main target of their rebellion...the girl's very own father.
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Australia 7
55-61 TRANSPONDER
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Thomas Verijke
Director: Thomas Verijke
Producer: Thomas Verijke / Luca School Of Arts
Animator: n/a
DOP: Natasja Saerens
Sound: Thomas Verijke
Editor: Thomas Verijke
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Feeling that his life is running away from him, photographer Wim tries to freeze time with every click of his camera.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 7
62-63 MOTHER TONGUE
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Jessica Li
Director: Jessica Li
Producer: Heshi Wijerathna & Samantha Kwan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Francis Healy Wood
Sound: Jennifer Aldred
Editor: Samantha Kwan
Production Designer: Kasia Silva
Synopsis:
17-year-old Jane begins to embrace her background and rekindle her relationship with her mother when she becomes immersed in Chinese culture at her younger sister’s new language school.
Swinburne School of Film and Television (SSFT) Australia 6
62-63 THE END OF THE BEGINNING
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Tania Claudia Castillo
Director: Tania Claudia Castillo
Producer: Carlos Hernández Vázquez, Marla Arreola
Animator: n/a
DOP: Claudia Becerril Bulos
Sound: Milton Aceves M.
Editor: Tania Claudia Castillo, Mónica Ortega Sánchez
Production Designer: Carlos Hernández Vázquez, Marla Arreola
Synopsis:
Nadia is a lonely, hard-working professional diver. She’s preparing for the last competition of her career when she endures a big disappointment with her partner. This event pulls her emotional world apart. This is a portrait of a woman going thru the subtle and hurtful disenchantment of her first adult relationship.
Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C. (CCC) Mexico 6
64-69 DAILY BREATH
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Anna Spacio
Director: Anna Spacio
Producer: CISA - Conservatorio Internazionale di Scienze Audiovisive
Animator: n/a
DOP: Anna Spacio
Sound: Salva Tinajero
Editor: Anna Spacio
Production Designer: Anna Spacio
Synopsis:
Stuck in the loneliness of the mountains, a girl lives with her sick mother, taking care of her every day and struggling between what's right and what she desires.
Academy of Audiovisual Sciences (CISA) Switzerland 5
64-69 EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO SAY
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Edward Mines
Director: Edward Mines
Producer: Sean M. Cullen, Edward Mines
Animator: Elmoatasem Bellah Ragab, Miguel Fernandez
DOP: Jordan Batchelor
Sound: Jessie Liu
Editor: Zach Roth
Production Designer: Taya Tummon
Synopsis:
A socially-challenged man struggles for control of his voice when an A.I. speech inhibitor jeopardizes his already fragile relationships.
Sheridan College Canada 5
64-69 MUTE FIRE
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Agustina Sánchez Gavier
Director: Agustina Sánchez Gavier
Producer: Luisa Strieker
Animator: Deniz Bazan
DOP: Mahmoud Belakhel
Sound: Tomás Sánchez Gavier
Editor: Agustina Sánchez Gavier
Production Designer: Luisa Strieker
Synopsis:
A mother leaves the city by car and goes into the woods with her son. The mixed feelings about her motherhood lead her to flee in search of herself.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 5
64-69 PEOPLE AND PETS
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Vilde Wingerei Hylleseth, Anna Regine Slyngstad
Director: Vilde Wingerei Hylleseth
Producer: Tyra Sætre Grønsund
Animator: n/a
DOP: Leif Karlsen
Sound: Frida Leknes, Therese Søiland
Editor: Ali Nas
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Synne looses her childhood when her family drives over their cat. The family now faces a task they must solve together; how to bury their beloved pet.
Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology (Westerdals Oslo ACT) Norway 5
64-69 ROUND THREE
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Shahar Shamay, Osnat Friedman, Hadas Klein
Director: Shahar Shamay
Producer: Moran Levy
Animator: n/a
DOP: Vitali Agronov
Sound: Michael Roytih
Editor: Ariel Guetta
Production Designer: Vera Grinblat
Synopsis:
Ofira (67). a recently retired teacher, refuses to become a victim of routine life and decides to revive an old dream - to become a painter. With no support from her family, Ofira faces the white canvas, when in fact she is facing herself, to paint the rest of her life.
Beit Berl College / Faculty of Arts (Beit Berl) Israel 5
64-69 STARRY NIGHT
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Rachel Moloney, Emma Smith
Director: Emma Smith
Producer: Caoilinn Handley
Animator: n/a
DOP: Anna Heisterkamp
Sound: Laura Bohan
Editor: Lori Stacey
Production Designer: Saoirse Daly-McManus
Synopsis:
With her future hanging in the balance, Cara has a choice to make – abandon her sisters, and pursue her dream in London? Or sacrifice herself, so that one day they too might stand a chance?
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 5
70-79 BE YOURSELF
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Charles-Antoine Olivier
Director: Charles-Antoine Olivier
Producer: Université du Québec à Montréal
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cloé Lafortune
Sound: Antoine Frenette
Editor: Marc-Antoine Sauriol
Production Designer: Philomene Sennechael, Gabriella Quesnel-Olivo
Synopsis:
Craig, a 19 years old young man, is offered to play the main role of a script written by his new friend, Jacques, a weirdo who is trying to embody the stories he wrote in the real world.
University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 4
70-79 CARRY ON
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Details:

Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Yoojeong Lee
Director: Yoojeong Lee
Producer: Sojin Park
Animator: n/a
DOP: Hyungseok Yang
Sound: Eunho Park
Editor: Yoojeong Lee
Production Designer: Seunga Kim, Byengjun Yoon
Synopsis:
She has taken care of her husband with dementia for many years. She reads poems recording her voice on the cassette tapes. Her husband listens to them while she is at work. One day she finds someone else's voice is recorded in one of the tapes...
Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts (DIMA) South Korea 4
70-79 DISCHARGE
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Roger Helou
Director: Roger Helou
Producer: Roger Helou
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lea Skayem
Sound: Roger Helou
Editor: Roger Helou
Production Designer: Carla Noujeim, Roger Helou
Synopsis:
Wadef, a man in his 20s is stuck at home with his half deaf bad tempered father, his OCD uncle and his delusional grandmother, due to his extreme fear of going to bathroom outside of his home.
Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts / School of Cinema / University of Balamand (ALBA) Lebanon 4
70-79 HOLIDAY
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Toby Matthews
Director: Toby Matthews
Producer: Amy Lindley
Animator: n/a
DOP: Charles Power
Sound: George Brabham
Editor: Toby Matthews
Production Designer: George Magee
Synopsis:
A French holidaymaker arrives in a sleepy Cornish seaside village in search of its famed ice-cream ... where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc.
Falmouth University United Kingdom 4
70-79 THE BARTENDER
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Joe Apatow
Director: Travis Newsad
Producer: Lelai Givens
Animator: n/a
DOP: Darian Stansbury
Sound: Rebecca MArti
Editor: Nick Sweetser
Production Designer: Bingxuan Cheng, Claire Whitney, Xiaoyi Zhao
Synopsis:
The bartender at a high-class lounge fights against time and her own past to stop a businesswoman from leaving with a powerful investor-or suffer devastating consequences.
Boston University / Department of Film and Television United States 4
70-79 THE KNOT
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Larissa Curi
Director: Andres Losada
Producer: Noorahaya Lahtee
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jacopo Meneghin
Sound: Hisham Sharafeddine
Editor: Mariana Nunes Gomes
Production Designer: Liisa Maria Lai, Katharina Kuusemets
Synopsis:
Anton is a fragile 12-year-old who is afraid of the shed in his backyard. He decides to follow his brother Markus and some bully friends in exploring an abandoned prison. When the bullies turn on the brothers and Markus is humiliated, Anton is forced to face his fear, which is revealed to be related to a family trauma that he can’t escape.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 4
70-79 THE SMOKE THAT BLINDS US
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Chen Junan
Director: Lai Yu man
Producer: Chu Wanqi
Animator: Liu Chang
DOP: Wu Pengyu
Sound: Li Ao
Editor: Lai Yu man, Chen Junan
Production Designer: Liu Chang
Synopsis:
“Be patient, recovery takes time.” Is a phase that Anna always says to her patients. Physical injuries might be easy to recover but what if something deeply hurt inside? She could not accept the death of her firstborn and meanwhile the little one, Alex is burning up his brother’s belongings causing greater pain as she saw. With all the dead ends Anna had tried, she tried to get help from a religious group. On the holy mountain in Japan, can the ritual fire melt the ice between the two of them who still live…
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / School of Film and Television (HKAPA) Hong Kong 4
70-79 UNTRANSLATABLE DECISION
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Agnon Flora Dongbehounde
Director: Agnon Flora Dongbehounde
Producer: Institut Superieur des Metiers de I'Audiovisuel (ISMA) Benin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lariaus Honvo
Sound: Ernest Liga
Editor: Blaise-Pascal Boulingui
Production Designer: Ineck Houngbedji
Synopsis:
An oncologist surgeon finds herself in front of a patient who turns out to be her rapist.
Higher Institute of Audiovisual Training (ISMA) Benin 4
70-79 WEDDING NIGHT
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Fanni Mikkonen
Director: Fanni Mikkonen
Producer: Saara Oksanen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Elis Lindfors
Sound: Eelis Lähteenaro
Editor: Elis Lindfors
Production Designer: Annikaisa Siponen
Synopsis:
Emilia and Aada’s magical barbie wedding devastates Emilia’s mum and Emilia loses her best friend.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 4
70-79 WHO WANTS TO BE A HERO?
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Martina Buchelová, Lukáš Obermajer
Director: Martina Buchelová
Producer: FTF VŠMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Radka Šišuláková
Sound: Igor Jedinák
Editor: Katarína Pavelková
Production Designer: Michaela Kaliská
Synopsis:
"God, I know, you don´t exist, but if you do, please don´t try my courage, because I have none. Thank you." Our protagonist is just moments before mental collapse, while working for a TV reality show and he really, really doesn´t want to be a hero.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 4
80-82 FARAH
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Muhd Syamim Ameen, Koh Timothy Bryan
Director: Pavithran Nathan
Producer: Fong Sue May
Animator: n/a
DOP: Koh Timothy Bryan
Sound: Muhd Syamim Ameen
Editor: Jan Jerusalem
Production Designer: Praveena Ravin
Synopsis:
A semi-retired seamstress attempts to mend the relationship with her daughter when strange phenomena start to occur in her house.
Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 3
80-82 FAREWELL MY WEDDING
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Zhao Tonghuan, Huang Haowen, Yang Baoyi, Zhao Yiming
Director: Zhao Tonghuan, Huang Haowen
Producer: OuYang Han, Qiu Yao
Animator: n/a
DOP: Xiao Heng
Sound: Zhao Honghan
Editor: Huang Haowen
Production Designer: Li Suyang
Synopsis:
Under the pressure of family in China, a gay needed to married a lesbian. Something happened between them and their real partners.
Communication University of China (CUC) China 3
80-82 WHEN THE CRICKETS SING
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Carolina Nussbaum, Dana Reiss
Director: Carolina Nussbaum, Dana Reiss
Producer: Paula Eliceo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Paula Provenzano, Brenda Hanna
Sound: Daniela Capano
Editor: Brenda Hanna, Dana Reiss
Production Designer: Milagros Unamuno
Synopsis:
Clara, a teenager from Santa Lucía, a little town on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, has new feelings towards her new arrival neighbor.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 3
83-91 A SEPARATION
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Yalan Hu
Director: Yalan Hu
Producer: Chavez Caley
Animator: n/a
DOP: Shuaihua Liu
Sound: Yalan Hu
Editor: Yue Zhao
Production Designer: Josh Little
Synopsis:
On a warm autumn day in 1990, Huixian, a young Chinese woman, arrives in Florida to reunite with her PhD husband, after a four-year separation. Filled with blossoming hope and desire, she is introduced to another side of American life.
Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 2
83-91 ARDHVIRAAM
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Abhishek Gowda
Director: Abhishek Gowda
Producer: Aachman Sehgal C/O Whistling Woods International
Animator: n/a
DOP: Abhishek Srivastava
Sound: Haridas Soni
Editor: Mayank Sharma
Production Designer: Rahul Mandal
Synopsis:
Khalid, a schizophrenic writer during Indian partition, struggling to write an epic end to his most ambitious novel amid growing communal tension outside and absolute chaos within his own mind.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 2
83-91 COMME CI, COMME ÇA
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Rose Nordberg
Director: George Mentchoukov
Producer: George Mentchoukov
Animator: n/a
DOP: Patrick Stocking
Sound: Keyon Kelp
Editor: Tiffanie Rose Ignacio
Production Designer: Alondra Del Torro
Synopsis:
An artist comes to terms with the limitations of his creations.
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) United States 2
83-91 HY_BRAIN
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Naoimh Healy
Director: Jessica Russell
Producer: Peter Williams
Animator: Emir Salameh
DOP: Adam Piercy
Sound: Haresh Chandra
Editor: Emir Salameh
Production Designer: Steve Browne
Synopsis:
A woman’s search for love in a technological future has dire consequences.
WA Screen Academy, Edith Cowan University Australia 2
83-91 KEBELAKANG PUSING
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Gerard Dominic Nagulendran
Director: Gerard Dominic Nagulendran
Producer: Yulis Lam Yuning
Animator: n/a
DOP: Shawn Yeo Xin Quan
Sound: n/a
Editor: Tan Jia Chuan
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
As part of a Total Defence Day exercise in Singapore, three teenage members of the National Cadet Corps are assigned to role play as Japanese Occupation soldiers - but when pushed to the edge, their leader decides to take matters into his own hands.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 2
83-91 NOBODY SAID I HAVE TO LOVE YOU
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Matjaž Jamnik, Gaja Naja Rojec
Director: Matjaž Jamnik
Producer: Nina Robnik (UL AGRFT)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gaja Naja Rojec
Sound: Samo Jurca
Editor: Kristian Božak Kavčič
Production Designer: Matjaž Pavlovec
Synopsis:
Aleksander is a man with a successful career. He is on his way to take his eleven year old son Jan to music school, but Jan doesn`t wait for his father where he is supposed to. Instead he is taking a shower, still dirty from playing football. It soon becomes clear that Jan will refuse to go to music school no matter what, while Aleksander gets increasingly impatient.
AGRFT Slovenia 2
83-91 SOMETHING LIKE ESCAPISM
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Zoe Hagen
Director: Alisa Kolosova
Producer: Luisa Groß
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ann-Katrin Pauly
Sound: Lukas Sydney Loßdörfer
Editor: Lukas Sydney Loßdörfer
Production Designer: Maren Buchholz
Synopsis:
Hannah's is overwhelmed by her emotions. She is afraid of the new and afraid to let go. So she throws herself into fantasy worlds full of dancing, singing and without any heartache. In the musical world she can express her inner struggle - in the musical world everything seems possible.
ifs internationale filmschule köln Germany 2
83-91 THE CITY
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Haaron Ndambuki
Director: Jefflings Kagechu, Paul Atenya
Producer: James Mugo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Erick Kinungi
Sound: Oluh Saye
Editor: Joel Wachira
Production Designer: Paul Atenya
Synopsis:
Compelled by circumstances, three young people travel to the city in a bid to find jobs. In the city, they are culture-shocked right from the onset, subsequently enmeshed in a web of criminal activities. Their lives take variant paths and ultimately cross towards the end of the scintillating drama.
Kenyatta University Kenya 2
83-91 THE PURIFIED
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Yiğit Erkol
Director: Yiğit Erkol
Producer: Umut Köse-Yiğit Erkol
Animator: n/a
DOP: Oğuz Sevsel
Sound: Oğuz Sevsel-Yiğit Erkol
Editor: Oğuz Sevsel-Yiğit Erkol
Production Designer: Umut Köse
Synopsis:
In the middle of the night, in a society which art is banned, a woman who works for government hears a sound and awakes from sleep. Maybe for the first time in her life, she is in the dilemma. She has to make decision between her life and the freedom.
Yasar University Faculty of Communications Turkey 2
92-96 A LUCID DREAM
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: HO Yik Yeung
Director: HO Yik Yeung
Producer: Francis KO
Animator: NG Tsz Ying, WONG Ho Nam
DOP: TANG Yu Ching
Sound: CHENG Cho Yiu
Editor: YU Yan Wing
Production Designer: CHAN Ka Ying Tiffany, CHAN Ka Yue, FAN King Ying, LING Yee Ching
Synopsis:
Shing Hei has been selling offerings for years. He helped people through his superpower, by gathering them with their family dreams. He lost his ability after his wife, Yan's death. A young widower comes to the store sharing a tragic story of his wife and child. Shing Hei starts to reflect his life after Yan's death.
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 1
92-96 CRUZ
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: José Garrido, Andrea Rosales
Director: Andrea Rosales
Producer: Rafael Trejo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jacobo Salamé
Sound: Ana Paola Amaya
Editor: Jacobo Salamé
Production Designer: Valeria Rebatet
Synopsis:
A young boy from Oaxaca travels to the coast looking for different opportunities. However, leaving home will not bring anything new, the degraded environment is found in each step he takes, making it clear that his reality does not allow aspirations.
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 1
92-96 MORGAN
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Eleanor Williams
Director: Eleanor Williams
Producer: Robert Stewart
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alex Stagg
Sound: Frankie Maiden
Editor: Heather Sides
Production Designer: Declan Parker
Synopsis:
In this screendance drama, a twenty-year-old woman confronted by societal pressures surrounding contraception struggles to protect her bodily integrity while dealing with the consequences of a sexual relationship.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 1
92-96 RESIDUAL NOISE
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Tova Dorfman
Director: Tova Dorfman
Producer: Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tova Dorfman
Sound: Noam Tamir
Editor: Tova Dorfman, Omer Shterenberg
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A young woman's life is forever changed as a result of a traumatic event. She loses control of her life, and begins to lose distinction between reality and illusion, until she reaches a breaking point, looking down and trying to decide whether to jump or continue living with her scars.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 1
92-96 SCENE
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Tomás Piriz
Director: Tomás Piriz
Producer: Ana Clara Dovat
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nicolás Oromí
Sound: Facundo Alcarráz
Editor: Diego Bertolini
Production Designer: Martín Armand Ugon
Synopsis:
Juana rehearses a play where the limits between reality and fiction starts to blur.
Film School of Uruguay (ECU) Uruguay 1
97-118 FRAGILE
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Tomislav Šoban
Director: Tomislav Šoban
Producer: Adrijana Prugovečki
Animator: n/a
DOP: Magdalena Ptiček
Sound: Luka Gamulin
Editor: Ivana Perčinilić
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Alma, a young, recently graduated actress, goes through a series of acting rehearsals and projects as she looks for an apartment, while her best friend moves away to Belgium.
Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb (ADU) Croatia 0
97-118 BABY YOU’RE A RICH GIRL
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Reuben Van Hoeve
Director: Reuben Van Hoeve
Producer: Camille Howard
Animator: n/a
DOP: Michael Tellup
Sound: Alex Gilroy
Editor: Reuben Van Hoeve
Production Designer: Karson Bates
Synopsis:
Set over the course of one night, a destitute young couple struggles with the conflation of their dreams and their stark reality.
School of Film and Animation, College of Art and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology United States 0
97-118 BLUE CUP CAFÉ
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Shantal
Director: Shantal
Producer: Luiza Dacol
Animator: Lohan Costa, Shantal, Brunna Cunha
DOP: Luis Felipe da Costa
Sound: Drimpê Pajé
Editor: Shantal Costa, Lohan Costa
Production Designer: Clara Torres, Julia Gandolpho
Synopsis:
Short fiction based on the book Blue Cup Café. Ordinary and sweet stories that take place in a cafeteria through the eyes of Aurora, the waitress who lives in a ludic and dreamy way. Aurora's imagination has many universal issues of art, love, encounters and misunderstandings through poetry and dreams.
PUC-Rio Department of Social Communication - Cinema Brazil 0
97-118 CHINESE NEW YEAR VISITING
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Yeo Hui Zhen, Bevlyn Lai Qi Wen
Director: Bevlyn Lai Qi Wen
Producer: Sean Chew Chwen Yih, Tan Tian Shou Michael
Animator: n/a
DOP: Tan Tian Shou Michael, Sean Chew Chwen Yih
Sound: Tan Tian Shou Michael
Editor: Bryant Tham Zhi Hua, Jeremy Tarm Yi Kiat
Production Designer: Bevlyn Lai Qi Wen
Synopsis:
A man struggling with estrangement from his only son gets an unexpected visit on Chinese New Year.
Nanyang Polytechnic / School of Interactive & Digital Media Singapore 0
97-118 FORGOTTEN NAMES
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Phumi Mbanda
Director: Murena E Netshitangani
Producer: Leandra Enslin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Temitope Ajileye
Sound: Andrew Tolmay
Editor: Temitope Ajileye
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Two boys attempt to survive and escape after being abducted to serve as sex slaves.
Tshwane University of Technology South Africa 0
97-118 GANDIK
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Gendi Yarihan Nugrananda
Director: Noprian Rauhul
Producer: Bara Pahlawan, Haikal Damara
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dwicky Wikwok
Sound: Faisal Rifsanni
Editor: Noprian Rauhul
Production Designer: Muhammad Reza
Synopsis:
A middle-age woman feels that she can take care of her husband anymore, because she is sick. Her husband who really loves her, never leaves her side and takes care of her 24 hours. One day, the wife says that she doesn't need the husband anymore and asks him to leave her.
Jakarta Institute of the Art / FFTV (IKJ) Indonesia 0
97-118 GIRL WITH A PARASOL
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Konishi Mayu
Director: Liao Jiekai
Producer: WO YUE QI / Shirakawa Masahiko
Animator: n/a
DOP: Shirakawa Yukihiko
Sound: Watanabe Daiki
Editor: Wei Yao Yao
Production Designer: Sun Yi
Synopsis:
Tsukahara is a famous Japanese artist. He has long desired to express supreme beauty through Japanese painting, but he despairs because his work doesnʼt go as he hopes. Yukiko has run off with her boyfriend, and one day she shows up as a servant at the inn where Tsukahara is staying. Overwhelmed by her unusual magnetism, he forces Yukiko to model so he can finish his painting of a beautiful woman. But, he loses his mind when faced with the magical powers of his own work.
Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Film and New Media Japan 0
97-118 HUNCHED HEART
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Emre Özerden
Director: Emre Özerden
Producer: Emre Özerden
Animator: n/a
DOP: Emre Köktaş
Sound: Eren Dönmez
Editor: Kübra Kaytan
Production Designer: Emre Özerden
Synopsis:
All is left alone in the modem city life. He broke up with his lover and he is fired from job. He'll trying to make a new life under difficult conditions. His life will change when he never expects.
Maltepe University Turkey 0
97-118 I AM GOD
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Uthkarsha Balaram
Director: Uthkarsha Balaram
Producer: Annapurna College of Film and Media
Animator: n/a
DOP: Devdeep Kundu
Sound: Manicka Prabhu
Editor: Preetham
Production Designer: Sanath Sathyamurty
Synopsis:
In a tale of an ancient spirit worship ritual, an insecure man's doubts grow serious when he decides to hypnotize himself into a spirit to tackle the fight between reality and belief.
Annapurna College of Film and Media India 0
97-118 IN LINE
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Vuslat Vurucu
Director: Vuslat Vurucu
Producer: İrden Bölükbaş
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yağız Demirel
Sound: n/a
Editor: Mustafa Yavuz
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
In this life where the limits of our patience are regularly tested, connecting to a customer representative is the simplest test we face. The wait only gets better when we know what is at the end of it. While waiting to connect to a customer representative, our protagonist experiences an unusual event, his imagination runs wild and he finds himself in two different worlds. Are the experiences have any connections to reality?
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 0
97-118 INTO THE NIGHT
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Gabriel Pais
Director: Nuno do Lago
Producer: Benedita Matalonga
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mariana Santana
Sound: Ricardo Marques
Editor: Mateus Ribeiro Gomes
Production Designer: Daniela Manaças
Synopsis:
On the day of his arrival, Joao wanders the streets of an indifferent Lisbon while his flatmate Beatriz, a young medical student, becomes intrigued by a locked travelling bag he left behind. Although the city seems distant, their loneliness will bring them closer as the night falls on the apartment.
Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC) Portugal 0
97-118 JALASJÄRVI NAIL ART
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Hanna-Leena Köykkä
Director: Hanna-Leena Köykkä
Producer: Ada Pajari, Mikko Syrjänen
Animator: n/a
DOP: Laura Seppälä
Sound: Eemeli Siekkinen
Editor: Ada Pajari
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A life long friendship between Sannis and Nena takes a hit when Sannis receives a letter from Manchester University. Excited about her own future Sannis now needs to tell her best friend that their paths are about to diverge. It is not easy, but are break ups ever?
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Degree Programme in Media Finland 0
97-118 PARASITE!
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Colectivo Parásito
Director: Kevin Sosa
Producer: Ana Saavedra
Animator: Kevin Sosa
DOP: Camilo Arismendy
Sound: Nicolás Garcés, Kevin Sosa
Editor: Ana Saavedra, Camilo Arismendy
Production Designer: Mariana Castiblanco, Nacor Andrade
Synopsis:
Antonia falls goes mad when she moves into a new apartment: she’s got the idea of having a parasite in her stomach and seeing a man that chases her everywhere, finally she kills herself in a panic attack.
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 0
97-118 PATROL
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Mauricio Battistuci, Francisco Miguez
Director: Mauricio Battistuci, Francisco Miguez
Producer: CTR-ECA-USP/Tarsila Varallo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Caio Antônio
Sound: Jonas Amâncio
Editor: Luisa Noriko
Production Designer: Joana Lorenzetti
Synopsis:
Helio, an unemployed security guard, spirals through a series of strange encounters in Sao Paulo. As he makes promises to his companion who still hasn't come to the capital, he begins to patrol the city, aimlessly, searching for his post.
University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP) Brazil 0
97-118 SANCTUARY
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Sebastián Garro
Director: Sebastián Garro
Producer: Gabriel Jiménez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Toby Levi
Sound: Fernando Esquivel
Editor: Sebastián Garro
Production Designer: Yanteé Hernández
Synopsis:
Nicolas relives the memory of his wife and children who are no longer with him, it's a sanctuary of their love.
School of Image - Veritas University Costa Rica 0
97-118 SISTER OF MINE
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Laura Malinen
Director: Laura Malinen
Producer: Leila Åkerlund
Animator: n/a
DOP: Veera Hyvärinen
Sound: Samir Hellal
Editor: Sanna Liinamaa
Production Designer: Miska Varis
Synopsis:
18-year-old Jonna is estranged from her family. She gets invited to visit her mother, but she is left alone with her little sister Milja when their mother goes out to drink. Jonna has to face the fact that nothing has changed. However, now instead of Jonna it's Milja who has to take care of their mother.
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Arts Academy / Degree Programme in Film and Media Finland 0
97-118 SUNNY DAY AFTER THE RAIN
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Shota Meskhadze, David Chkhaidze, Soso Chkhaidze
Director: Shota Meskhadze
Producer: Giorgi Ninikashvili
Animator: David Chkhaidze
DOP: David Chkhaidze
Sound: Giorgi Sujashvili, Irakli Lomsadze
Editor: David Chkhaidze, Shota Meskhadze
Production Designer: Soso Chkhaidze
Synopsis:
Deprived from attention by her parents, Nini spends most of her time by the window, from where she overlooks the outside world. Her attention is caught by an elderly man, who is sitting across the street on a bench, by whom she realizes, that time flows by and brings changes.
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 0
97-118 TO ALMIGHTY GOD
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Sebastián Vallejo, Daniel Gutiérrez
Director: Sebastián Vallejo
Producer: Shigue E. Joe
Animator: n/a
DOP: Julio Esquivel
Sound: Mauricio Acosta
Editor: Sebastián Vallejo, Daniel Gutiérrez
Production Designer: Joy Ortiz
Synopsis:
Father Andres, a Catholic priest faces a trial against him for the crime of rape against a minor. Despite all the evidence that incriminates him, he is defended by Francisco, a lawyer with whom he shares a past and has a very close relationship. Francisco believes in the innocence of his client, until the evidence against the priest turns out to be more difficult to refute. From there, they face each other in search of the truth.
Advanced Institute of Film and Acting (INCINE) Ecuador 0
97-118 TO WHAT WE USED TO BE
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Thibault Pastierik and the actors
Director: Thibault Pastierik
Producer: Christine Aubry
Animator: n/a
DOP: Léo Brezot
Sound: Gaëtan Ricciuti
Editor: Hugo Orts
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Four longstanding friends meet again to spend the night together. They gradually reconnect with each other and everything is for the best when an unexpected announcement occurs. The gap between the four friends is widening again, as they obviously no longer have much in common.
ENS Louis-Lumière France 0
97-118 TREATMENT AREA
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Avital Goldberg
Director: Avital Goldberg
Producer: Shachar Auman, Shira Hayat
Animator: n/a
DOP: Clelia Bretrand
Sound: Idan Rawed
Editor: Rinat Sharabi
Production Designer: Shir Eldad
Synopsis:
Due to social pressure from other young women, Tahel, a young religious girl, undergoes laser treatment for the first time in her life. The treatment is much more invasive and painful than she expects.
Ma'aleh School of Film, Television and the Arts (MAALE) Israel 0
97-118 VIKTOR
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Details:

Length: 28'
Screenwriter: Oresti Zeneli
Director: Oresti Zeneli
Producer: Eol Çashku
Animator: n/a
DOP: Engjëll Reçica
Sound: n/a
Editor: Oresti Zeneli
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Viktor is a 27 years paraplegic, who lives with his brother Skerdi, 35 years old. Skerdi has lost his job and decides to stay home to take care of Viktor. But Skerdi invites his girlfriend Sara over, who brings along her friend, Greta. During the evening, the young men lose control, turning everything into a nightmare.
Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi (AFMM) Albania 0
97-118 VOID CHRONICLE
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Nour Yazbeck
Director: Nour Yazbeck
Producer: Joseph Matar
Animator: n/a
DOP: François Yazbeck
Sound: François Yazbeck
Editor: Nour Yazbeck
Production Designer: Hana' Ojeil
Synopsis:
An 18 year old young man prepares his suicide.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 0


Documentary

Place Title School Country Points
1 CLEAN WITH ME (AFTER DARK)
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Gabrielle Stemmer
Director: Gabrielle Stemmer
Producer: Eliott
Animator: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: Emma Zimny
Editor: Gabrielle Stemmer
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
On YouTube, hundreds of women are filming themselves cleaning their homes.
La Fémis France 64
2 FAMILY²
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Yifan Sun
Director: Yifan Sun
Producer: Agata Golanska
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alicia Devaux
Sound: Ewa Bogusz
Editor: Dorota Ros
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Lola was adopted into a Belgian family eleven years ago when she was an infant. Over the years, she has been imagining the reunion with her birth family in China. This summer, her dream finally comes true. When Lola's two families finally meet for the first time, how will they spend the time together? What will Lola's birth parents tell her?
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 54
3 FAREWELL, FAREWELL, FAREWELL
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Ricardo Castro
Director: Ricardo Castro
Producer: Daina Jurkšaitis, Ricardo Castro
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alejandro Chávez
Sound: Ricardo Castro
Editor: Ricardo Castro
Production Designer : Luz Abril Castro
Synopsis:
The autobiographical journey of Ricardo Castro and his family of 17, who built their home in a secret forest., They lived there an utopia dream until a tragedy shattered their perfect microcosm.
Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C. (CCC) Mexico 51
4 WITH SLIGHT STEPS
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Guy Hodes
Director: Guy Hodes
Producer: Inbar Hodes Avgar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yuval Nitzan, Yuval Berger
Sound: Tal Samhes
Editor: Yuval Nitzan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
97 year old Tirza, the high-priestess of Israeli folk dancing, has for years been jetting between Israel and her home in Germany, where she continues to teach Israeli folk dancing.
Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Jerusalem (JSFS) Israel 46
5 A ROOM IN POLAND
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Pablo Guarise
Director: Pablo Guarise
Producer: INSAS/Atelier de realisation - Vincent Canart
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alexi Hennecker
Sound: Justin MacKenzie Peers
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An attempt to resolve a question that, to all appearances, seems easy, but which, ultimately, is not: where am I?
INSAS Belgium 44
6 FOR EUNICE
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Jaan Stevens
Director: Jaan Stevens
Producer: RITCS
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jaan Stevens
Sound: Gillis Van Der Wee
Editor: Arnaud Callens
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Eunice (7) grows up with her sister Tarma (9) in a disadvantaged environment. Playful childishness must soon give way to the harsh realities that force themselves into their concrete playground.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 43
7 LADYLIKE
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Rachel Bickert, Emily Tapanes
Producer: Rachel Bickert, Emily Tapanes , Lidieth Arevalo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rachel Bickert, Emily Tapanes
Sound: Paul Hollman
Editor: Emma Wang
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A young queer woman in the American South comes to terms with her sexuality, shattering her deep-rooted religious beliefs and the cultural stereotypes within her conservative community and family, and self.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 36
8 SAUDADE
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Denize Galiao
Director: Denize Galiao
Producer: HFF Munchen, Michael Kalb Filmproduktion
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dino Osmanovic
Sound: Andreas Goldbrunner
Editor: Valeria Valenzuela
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When Afro-Brazilian filmmaker Denize Galiao starts feeling that sorrow of loss again, her father sighs and says, "Forget about saudade and carry on." An old Brazilian legend says that the African gods created the feeling of saudade to remind people where they come from and where they are. And that's just what she's suffering from. Twenty years ago Galiao emigrated to Germany, where her dream of becoming a filmmaker came true. But the papayas there never taste as good as in Brazil.
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) Germany 34
9 LIKE A MOUNTAIN
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Manolo Diaz Rämö
Director: Manolo Diaz Rämö
Producer: Beatrice Pourbagher Garcia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Love Oijens
Sound: Eduardo Rodriguez ( external)
Editor: Anneli Ossiander (alumn)
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
From a module house in a desolate winter city, Ali tries to call his family. Four years have passed since they last saw each other, and time goes by slowly while waiting for an approval to their family reunification request. One day his friend Lallo visits, and suddenly Ali’s days become a little less lonely. ‘Like a mountain’ is a poetic depiction of life waiting to be lived.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 32
10-12 DEAD WAITING FOR REBIRTH
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Waleed Talal Almadani
Director: Waleed Talal Almadani
Producer: DocNomads EMJMD
Animator: n/a
DOP: Waleed Talal Almadani
Sound: António Porém Pires, Garreth Chan, Waleed Almadani
Editor: Waleed Talal Almadani, Isabela Monteiro de Castro
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Wael is a Syrian citizen arrested arbitrarily for being from Al-Moadamyeh, a town in Damascus known to be against the Syrian regime. Imprisoned under the conviction of no return to the outside world, Wael takes us with him into solitary confinement and torture in one of Al-Assad’s political detention centers.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 31
10-12 IMMACULATE CONCEPTION - BIRTH OF LOVE IN A LAND OF WAR
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Guo Yifei
Producer: Guo Yifei
Animator: n/a
DOP: Guo Yifei
Sound: n/a
Editor: Guo Yifei
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In the Palestinian-Israeli region, more than a million Palestinian have served their sentences in Israeli prisons, facing 20 years or more of life imprisonment. In Palestine, many children have been born through "sperm smuggling". The prisoner delivers sperm from prison to his wife in a special way, reproduces their offspring through artificial insemination. This is a land long shrouded by war, where every day we can see the struggle for dignity. It is more like a war without weapons. They strive to overcome all difficulties in order to regain their right to continue the life.
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 31
10-12 TANDA
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Teodora-Kosara Popova, Pavla Kotova
Director: Teodora-Kosara Popova
Producer: NATFA “Kr.Sarafov” - Prof. Dr. Stanislav Semerdjiev
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rebecca Naydenova
Sound: Hristo Georgiev
Editor: Denislav Marinov
Production Designer : Teodora Tsanova
Synopsis:
During a milonga (a social event where tango is danced) we hear the stories of four peculiar people. Silviya – an old lady working as a surgeon, that does not believe in love; An Italian man living abroad who’s only job is teaching tango, a blind girl looking for love and one very short man that describes how tango reflects the relation between men and women.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 31
13 RAVENS
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Details:

Length: 26'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Karl Forchhammer
Producer: Ludovico Zanette
Animator: n/a
DOP: Karl Forchhammer
Sound: Adam Shuttleworth
Editor: Francesco Cibati
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
"Ravens" is an intimate journey in the life of a modern feminist who has never stopped being a hopeless romantic. It is a reflection on the nature of love, sex, relationships, and gender roles for a generation in Poland, that having freed itself from the chains of tradition, is still struggling to find a new way to organize their lives.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 30
14 THE SUNNY SIDE UP
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Peter Kilmartin
Producer: Cian O’Connor
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nathanael MacDonald
Sound: Stephen Drennan
Editor: Barney Cousley
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
PETER PRINGLE, and SUNNY JACOBS both served years in prison for crimes they did not commit. After being exonerated, what are the chances the both met and fell in love? This film explores how love can prevail, and hearts can keep beating when a soul is dragged through so much.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 26
15 ABRIDGED
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Gaurav Puri
Director: Gaurav Puri
Producer: Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sukhan Saar Singh
Sound: Sourabh Saha
Editor: Pritam Mandal
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Many flyovers have caved in in the recent past in Kolkata, taking lives unaccounted. As many fall those many are made, many continue to live under these bridges that act like vulnerable roofs with cracks big enough for sparrows to built nests. As we roam over and under these shaky structures, Abridged observes the lives of the bridges/flyovers through the eyes of those who continue to sleep, eat and work under them.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 25
16-18 AN INVISIBLE SINGER
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Details:

Length: 27'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Hannah van Tassel
Producer: Hester Breunissen, Yasmin van Dorp
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jeroen Klokgieters
Sound: Sofie van der Meer
Editor: Eva Plompen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
About 130 days a year, the unpredictable and cold mistral races through the Provence. He disrupts, challenges, torments, inspires. In search of the mark that this notorious wind leaves in the landscape and in the lives of a number of local residents, the tangible gradually merges with the intangible.
Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 24
16-18 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Amelia de Weger
Director: Amelia de Weger
Producer: Josh Nadler
Animator: n/a
DOP: Djy Roelfsema
Sound: Elise Wensley
Editor: Simon Garrett
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
'Behind Closed Doors' explores the experiences of Stephen de Weger, who has overcome clergy/professional sexual misconduct as both a child and an adult. The documentary follows the journey of Stephen and other victims as they deal with the damage daily, and attempt to bring the topic into the public eye.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 24
16-18 DAILY MANURE
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Nikola Krutilová
Director: Nikola Krutilová
Producer: Ondřej Šejnoha – Studio FAMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Šimon Havel
Sound: Viera Marinová
Editor: Lucie Hecht
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The film poem captures the events at the bio-gas station during four seasons. A cemetery where leftovers devour the leftovers. The never ending cycle of crest ion and demise.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 24
19-20 IMAGE OF VICTORY
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Adi Mishnayot
Director: Adi Mishnayot
Producer: Adi Mishnayot
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adi Mishnayot, Ze'ev Girsh
Sound: Keren Or Biton
Editor: Ido Chen
Production Designer : Yoav Weinfeld
Synopsis:
2014. Israel is at war in Gaza again. Inside an Israeli hospital, hundreds gather to boost national morale and Uri, a wounded Israeli soldier, finds himself unwillingly turned into a war hero. One family hardship turned public spectacle offers an inside look into Israeli society and the glorification of war.
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 23
19-20 POWERLESS
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Shahar Kerub, Nitzan Weiner, Ziva Jacobovici, Sahar Habanv, Nitzan Paz, Tamar Chetzroni
Director: Shahar Kerub, Nitzan Weiner, Ziva Jacobovici, Sahar Habanv, Nitzan Paz, Tamar Chetzroni
Producer: Tamar Chetzroni
Animator: Shahar Kerub, Nitzan Weiner, Ziva Jacobovici, Sahar Habanv, Nitzan Paz, Tamar Chetzroni
DOP: n/a
Sound: Dror H Shiman
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
This Animation documentary project deals with different social using animated tools. This year we chose to talk about bullying: the students chose from anonymous posts of teens over the web, and gave them life in short animated films. Put together, they show the brutal world that hides within the web.
School of Audio & Visual Arts, Sapir College Israel 23
21-23 HH
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Julian Setton
Director: Julian Setton
Producer: Universidad del Cine
Animator: n/a
DOP: Camila Lopez Pozner
Sound: Mercedes Gaviria
Editor: Lautaro Garcia Candeia
Production Designer : Clara Miani
Synopsis:
In 1977, the military government kidnapped Juan Herman in Bariloche. In 1985, Carlos Echeverria shot "Juan as if nothing had happened" it's a film that investigated the disappearance. Horacio -Juan's brother- worked on the film but his testimony wasn't part of it. 30 years later, I traveled to meet him.
Universidad del Cine (UCINE) Argentina 22
21-23 SHETANI
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Details:

Length: 19'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Niva Ehrlich
Producer: Zakaria Rahmani
Animator: n/a
DOP: Leander Büge
Sound: n/a
Editor: Maria Hartig, Max Bell
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
40 years ago, Mboro was commissioned to search for the head of the Tanzanian resistance fighter Mangi Meli in Germany and return it to his home country. Meli was hanged by German colonialists in 1900. Subsequently, they shipped his head to Germany for "racial research".
ifs internationale filmschule köln Germany 22
21-23 SOMEWHERE.
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Joy Maurits
Director: Joy Maurits
Producer: Joy Maurits / Luca School Of Arts
Animator: n/a
DOP: Thomas Verijke
Sound: Igor Van De Putte
Editor: Joy Maurits
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
somewhere. in a sports center in Bazel, young people not only learn to walk within the lines but also to explore these boundaries. A portrait about the open-mindedness of girls and boys who, each within their own world, come together in this microcosm and search for connection.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 22
24-25 CUTTIN' WELL
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Oscar Wicken
Producer: Oscar Wicken
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joachim Magnussen
Sound: Sander Simonsen Brustad
Editor: Henrik Ruud
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Meet Ellie Louise Woodgate Hackney a little girl in Clones, a rural border town in Irland. What does she think about Brexit?
Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology (Westerdals Oslo ACT) Norway 21
24-25 ERPE - MERE
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Noemi Osselaer
Director: Noemi Osselaer
Producer: KASK - School of Arts Gent, Belgium
Animator: n/a
DOP: Noemi Osselaer
Sound: Noemi Osselaer
Editor: Noemi Osselaer, Elias Grootaers
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Surrounded by the sound of nocturnal animals, a girl falls into a deep sleep. Gradually we are drawn into her dream, which unfolds into a cosmic journey through the meadows of Erpe-Mere, a rural community in Belgium.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 21
26 WIND'S HERITAGE
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Details:

Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Cesar Camacho, Alejandra Retana, César Hernández
Director: Cesar Camacho, Alejandra Retana, César Hernández
Producer: Gabriela Ruvalcaba
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cesar Camacho
Sound: César Hernández
Editor: Cesar Camacho, Alejandra Retana
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Juan works in the field ever since he remembers. Within his 40 years, he´s developed a strong connection with the land and a gratitude towards what agriculture has taught him, accentuating what this activity has meant over the years for Mexico. Everyday he looks for a way to care for his plants with the same values with which he cares for his family and his children´s growth. He transmits this ideology with his workers, his town and somehow, also with the people that receive his crop.
University of Guadalajara / Image and Sound Department Mexico 20
27 25TH HOUR
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Juho Reinikainen
Director: Juho Reinikainen
Producer: Jenni Ripatti, Maarit Laaksoharju
Animator: n/a
DOP: Aake Kivalo
Sound: Janne Masalin
Editor: Sofia Bonds
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
25th hour follows crossing paths in a sleeping city. The soft spoken host of the Night Radio keeps company for the ones who are awake.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 19
28-29 SPARROW: REVIVE AN OLD WORLD
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Somapriya Bose
Director: Somapriya Bose
Producer: Annapurna College of Film and Media
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ajay Nag
Sound: Manicka Prabhu
Editor: Shabadpreet Singh
Production Designer : Shirin Lavanya
Synopsis:
The film seeks to explore the reasons of decline of HOUSE SPARROWS in India (in General) and Hyderabad (in specific) and the consequences of this decline as an indicator of overall degenerating environmental health and the little efforts we as citizens of the world can take for the sake of humanity.
Annapurna College of Film and Media India 18
28-29 THE WINDOW AND THE TV
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Masha Voronkova
Director: Masha Voronkova
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Masha Voronkova
Sound: Kirill Shmakovich
Editor: Masha Voronkova
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
There are three of them. Mother, daughter and telly. But one of these threesome breaks down and the remaining two heroines have to search for a language of mutual understanding with each other, whilst spreading the light on their relationships and searching for answers about life and being.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 18
30-31 HE LOVES MY EYES
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Enxhi Rista
Director: Enxhi Rista
Producer: UNATC I.L.CARAGIALE BUCHAREST - Enxhi Rista
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jakob Reinhardt
Sound: Andrei Schwartz
Editor: Roxana lorgulescu
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Tican, the story between the man and the wicked. A documentary about love, dance and music, freedom and prison.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 17
30-31 I THOUGHT I WAS A SUPERMAN
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Rabbe Sandström, Nele Aunap
Director: Rabbe Sandström, Nele Aunap
Producer: Rabbe Sandström, Nele Aunap
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nele Aunap
Sound: Arbo Maran
Editor: Rabbe Sandström
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Evgeny is a Ukrainian born family man and taxi driver in Tallinn. He drives around the city sharing about his relationship with his wife Tanya and three adopted children. For Evgeny, driving is both an escape from the commitments of family life and a chance to step back and reflect.
Baltic Film, Media, Art and Communication School of Tallinn University (BFM) Estonia 17
32 PIGEON GIRL
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Whitney Legge
Producer: Whitney Legge
Animator: n/a
DOP: Whitney Legge
Sound: Whitney Legge
Editor: Whitney Legge
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Maryam is a 10-year old girl with a love that borders on obsession. In this coming of age story, she embarks on a mission to protect and save injured pigeons.
Stanford University United States 16
33 ARRAN
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Details:

Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Laura Bossicart
Director: Laura Bossicart
Producer: Media Diffusion
Animator: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: Marie-Gabrielle Balland
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
I met a man here. He helped me find the place where you spent your summers.
Institut des Arts de Diffusion (IAD) Belgium 15
34 ALZHEIMER CAFÉ
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Martin Draksler
Director: Martin Draksler
Producer: Jožica Blatnik (UL AGRFT)
Animator: n/a
DOP: Timon Hozo
Sound: Tristan Peloz
Editor: Vida Ajdnik
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Married couple Ivan and Jožica, had to move to the retirements home. Despite all the challenges of aging, they continue living together in a new environment. Memories fade, love remains.
AGRFT Slovenia 14
35 FIRE DEVOURED US
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Juan Franco Siri
Director: Lucía Granda
Producer: Lucila Kraefft
Animator: n/a
DOP: Javier Ruiz Tissot
Sound: Fabricio Gambatese
Editor: Franca Malfatti
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Past and present coexist in an abandoned house: between stillness and silence, memories chaotically arise. A place, crossed by a voiceless narration, leads us into a sensory journey.
National School of Film Experimentation and Production (ENERC) Argentina 13
36-38 9000 TOURS
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Julien Falardeau
Director: Julien Falardeau
Producer: Université du Québec à Montréal
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gabrielle Simard
Sound: Zoé Guèvremont
Editor: Zoé Guèvremont
Production Designer : Alexe Laroche
Synopsis:
Passionate people share a simple and playful love for racing at the Autodrome St-Eustache; where a cyclical force drives fanatics into the mechanical waltz of cars....
University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 12
36-38 A COLOURFUL RED
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Costa Karalis, Jack Owen
Director: Costa Karalis, Jack Owen
Producer: Costa Karalis
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jack Owen
Sound: Costa Karalis, Jack Owen
Editor: Costa Karalis, Jack Owen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Accepting a job for a high-profile client, an amateur photographer travels to Indonesia and becomes part of a plot affecting hundreds in the freelance industry.
Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 12
36-38 CLOUD KINGDOM
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Nady Afiqah
Producer: Natasha Emir
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ong Wen Jing
Sound: Kessa Chop
Editor: Kessa Chop
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Cloud Forest of Mount Brinchanq is facing attacks by the people it shelters. Excessive use of pesticides by farmers pollutes its micro climate and water reserves, and commercial deforestation damages its ecological structure. If this continues, this 200 million-year-old forest will soon see its end, and with it. Cameron Highlands.
Nanyang Technological University Singapore 12
39-41 MANACILLO
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Nicolás Garcés
Director: Nicolás Garcés
Producer: Carlos Arias
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nicolás Garcés
Sound: Nicolás Garcés
Editor: Nicolás Garcés
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Through the exploration of the figure of the “manacillo”, a trip is made around Holy Week in the village of San José on the Yurumanguí River. This festivity contains a strong African heritage while re-signifying the catholic faith.
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 11
39-41 SAVE OUR SOUL
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Sally Cattle, Chloë Beckley
Director: Chloë Beckley
Producer: Chloë Beckley, Matthew Bunin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Julian Pertout
Sound: Yathi Kidambi
Editor: Yathi Kidambi
Production Designer : Ruby Langsworth
Synopsis:
June has been arrested five times protesting for climate justice. June has walked over 10,000 kilometers raising awareness. June is also an eighty year old great grandmother.'Save Our Soul' investigates the sacrifices and triumphs of an elderly activist desperately trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Australia 11
39-41 THE SALT FROM DJÈGBADJI
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Christiana de Souza
Director: Christiana de Souza
Producer: Institut Superieur des Metiers de I'Audiovisuel (ISMA) Benin
Animator: n/a
DOP: Geff Atindegla
Sound: Janvier Tadagbé Gnonlonfoun
Editor: Olivier Kpossa
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The salt from Djegbadji has existed since the dawn of time. It is found in lake Toho. When it is taken from its bed, it doesn't come home anymore because the gods who live with him grab him and a great journey is imposed on him.
Higher Institute of Audiovisual Training (ISMA) Benin 11
42-43 NOCTURNAL
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Giulio Pettenò
Director: Giulio Pettenò
Producer: CISA - Conservatorio Internazionale di Scienze Audiovisive
Animator: n/a
DOP: Giada Cappa
Sound: Tommaso Barbaro
Editor: Giulia Debartolomei
Production Designer : Marco Moschini
Synopsis:
A long night before the day comes. A path between dark and light, through doors and windows, which guides us inside waiting, in places in which this takes place and in direct contact with the people are experiencing it.
Academy of Audiovisual Sciences (CISA) Switzerland 10
42-43 SILVER LINING
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Ran Li
Producer: Jiapei Wu
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ran Li
Sound: n/a
Editor: Ran Li
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A Chinese female immigrant tries to survive in Melbourne after the death of her husband.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 10
44-47 ANNA CONDA - FEMALE FIGHT CLUB BERLIN
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Till Gerstenberger
Producer: Till Gerstenberger
Animator: n/a
DOP: Konstantin Minnich
Sound: Alexander Eckhardt
Editor: Felix Schmerbeck
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
,Anna Konda' empowers female. Head of the FFCB - Female Fight Club Berlin and notorious female fighter herself, she pushes her girls' to build inner strength and courage against all social norms through combat. She is a wanted specialist for a certain kind of job in the Berlin underground.
German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) Germany 9
44-47 AS BRIGHT AS NIGHT
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Julius Schmitt
Producer: Max Baumeister, Marlene Meyer
Animator: n/a
DOP: Arkadiy Kreslov
Sound: William Amsler
Editor: Martin Mikosch
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When most people close their eyes, some alarm clocks ring. Night workers - from dusk till dawn. This short film follows three night workers through their shifts.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 9
44-47 FINDING FISH STEW / FINDING DAUGHTER
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Details:

Length: 29'
Screenwriter: Ritu Pillai
Director: Ritu Pillai
Producer: Rajeev Ramakrishna
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ritu Pillai
Sound: Ritu Pillai
Editor: Ritu Pillai
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
With a perspective on Kerala heavily inspired by Arundathi Roy’s God of Small Things, Ritu returns to her native land on a quest to explore the prominence of fish in the Malayali Culture and in the process to find her idea of being Malayali.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 9
44-47 SHANTABAI
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Pratiik Gupta
Director: Pratiik Gupta
Producer: Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ashwin B. Chide
Sound: Devraj Bhaumik
Editor: Divyajot Singh
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Documentary is an exposure to the life of an 85 year old woman who belongs to Dombari Community, a community that performs juggling acts on street.
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 9
48-52 BELLA
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Dumi Maishinini, Naoimh Healy
Director: Caleb Whitehurst
Producer: Dumi Maishinini, Naoimh Healy
Animator: n/a
DOP: Haresh Chandra, Caleb Whitehurst
Sound: Meghan Offe
Editor: Meghan Offe
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A refugee from Burundi struggles with her inner demons, and dreams of reconnecting with her African home and culture.
WA Screen Academy, Edith Cowan University Australia 8
48-52 CONVIVENCE
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Malena Ichkhanian, Lucia Molina Carpi, Mara Tatiana Lanosa Alonso, Ailín Kertesz
Producer: Lucía Molina Carpi
Animator: n/a
DOP: Malena Ichkhanian
Sound: Mara Tatiana Lanosa Alonso
Editor: Ailín Kertesz
Production Designer : Lucia Molina Carpi
Synopsis:
Women living in a maternal home. Stories that come from different routes, converge in the same space. Being a teenager and mother at the same time, at what point being a teenager is abandoned, to take on the responsibilities of an adult?
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 8
48-52 PRÓXIMA CENTAURI II
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Pedro Muñoz-Calero Franco
Director: Blanca Martín Secades, Jaime Sánchez Camacho, Pedro Muñoz-Calero Franco, Zuhaitz Silva García
Producer: ECAM
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jaime Sánchez Camacho
Sound: Eduardo Rosa, Neus Romera Casas, Miguel Salas
Editor: Paulo Garcia Seco
Production Designer : Blanca Martín Secades
Synopsis:
Experience the ultimate space adventure. Explore the amazing world of Próxima Centauri, survive countless dangers, enjoy the most realistic combat system. Feel the incredible vibrations of a bus line, fight the dream every morning, clean your apartment, enjoy the anonymous life you always wanted.
ECAM (The Madrid Film School) Spain 8
48-52 THE HOUSE WHERE WE LIVED
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Kristina Khabarova
Director: Kristina Khabarova
Producer: Ekaterina Kachanova
Animator: n/a
DOP: Evelina Zakirina
Sound: Yluana Voronistaya, Denis Ostromouhov
Editor: Kristina Khabarova
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Georgian choreographer made a difficult choice that radically changed the fate of his family.
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (SPUFT) Russia 8
48-52 THREE THINGS LOST
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Naama Shohet
Director: Naama Shohet
Producer: Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design
Animator: Naama Shohet
DOP: Naama Shohet
Sound: Aviram Spies
Editor: Naama Shohet
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Home, bond and faith. These are the three things lost from the life of Iraqi-Israeli writer Issac Bar-Moshe, the director's grandfather. A journey between text and visual images generates a miracle and the three things are discovered again.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 8
53-57 LIVING WITH A SCHOOL
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Erdem Kaya
Director: Erdem Kaya
Producer: Engin Doğan, Erdem Kaya
Animator: n/a
DOP: Erdem Kaya
Sound: n/a
Editor: Erdem Kaya, Efe Keser
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The documentary focuses on the life of a janitor living in the basement of a high school and tries to shed light on the difficulties he faces while trying to fulfill the requirements of having a family, as well as all kinds of work related to school such as cleaning, maintenance, repair and security.
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 7
53-57 NAFTALAN
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Ljubica Kotromanović
Director: Ljubica Kotromanović
Producer: Ljubica Kotromanović
Animator: n/a
DOP: Mateja llijašev
Sound: Filip Zadro
Editor: Ivana Percinilić
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Grandma is being treated in hospital Naftalan and is eagerly waiting for her husband to pick her up so she can go home.
Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb (ADU) Croatia 7
53-57 THE BLOCK THEATRE
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Joni Pietiläinen
Director: Joni Pietiläinen
Producer: Markus Hatakka, Anna Saario
Animator: n/a
DOP: Veera Hyvärinen
Sound: Joni Pietiläinen
Editor: Joni Pietiläinen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A Finnish puppeteer Roosa Halme introduces us to the world of the Block Theatre, where people find a way to express their hopes and anxieties by creating structures from small wooden pieces. Watch the abstract objects come to life through the power of your own imagination.
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Arts Academy / Degree Programme in Film and Media Finland 7
53-57 THE WALK
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Michael Jung
Director: Michael Jung
Producer: Michael Jung
Animator: n/a
DOP: Michael Jung
Sound: n/a
Editor: Michael Jung
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Werner survived World War II buried in the rubble as a child but he found a way to manage the traumatic experience with the help of a horse.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 7
53-57 VOVAN
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Alexandra Zaytseva
Director: Alexandra Zaytseva
Producer: Irina Glebova
Animator: n/a
DOP: Daniil Bolotnikov
Sound: Alice Ivata
Editor: Alexandra Zaytseva
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Vladimir Kolokoltsev, a senior sergeant in Fire Department No. 42, risks his life every day to save people from the fire, despite his family's disapproval.
GITR FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL Russia 7
58-63 1 m2
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Cenk Oğurtanı
Director: Cenk Oğurtanı
Producer: Cenk Oğurtanı
Animator: Hacı Elmas
DOP: Cenk Oğurtanı, Hacı Elmas
Sound: Burak Erseçgen
Editor: Cenk Oğurtanı
Production Designer : Cenk Oğurtanı
Synopsis:
A photographer, who misses the nature and the creatures which live freely in there, abandons the borders of the chaotic city. Then, he reaches a green area and prepares his equipment for shooting. Firstly, he starts recording the moving images of honey bees and a ladybug. The camera does not stop there and moves from branch to branch, leaf to leaf, insect to insect and tells heart touching short stories from life of many different species of this micro world. The happiness of this nature lover, who observes the life with pleasure, will not last very long of course and the destructive intervention of man, which exploits the nature, will not be delayed too much again to show his brutal face.
Maltepe University Turkey 6
58-63 BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE
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Details:

Length: 25'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Clara Dias, Pedro Petriche
Producer: Pedro Petriche
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lucas Véspero
Sound: Amanda Araújo, Pedro Rossi
Editor: Lucas Véspero, Pedro Petriche
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Observes the dubious relation between the soccer club Corinthians and part of it`s fans after the construction of the team`s new stadium.
University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP) Brazil 6
58-63 MINÖR
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti
Director: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti
Sound: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti
Editor: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The history of Frontale a village in Northern Italy is told through its workers: the miners.
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 6
58-63 MUDDLED
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Štěpán Uždil
Producer: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Kamila Martincová
Animator: n/a
DOP: Adam Černich
Sound: Erik Snopko
Editor: Natália Bučková
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The Muddled is a documentary probe into the creative environment and life of the painter Jiří Bakala. As a part of three years observation, a film crew authentically captures creative and personal crisis of this previously recognized regional painter.
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 6
58-63 THEY
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Louisa Rechenbach
Producer: Louisa Rechenbach
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zachariah Brown
Sound: Stefania Fantini
Editor: Nicky Chue
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An intimate portrait of a couple who have decided to raise their one-year-old child gender neutrally. In order to prevent people from making gender-related assumptions, they are keeping the biological sex of their baby a secret.
London College of Communication United Kingdom 6
58-63 VIOLETTE
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Details:

Length: 23'
Screenwriter: Joy Azoury
Director: Joy Azoury
Producer: Joy Azoury
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joy Azoury, Georges Arbane
Sound: Joy Azoury
Editor: Joy Azoury, Hady Abou Ghazaly
Production Designer : Roy El Khawand
Synopsis:
A fragmented family is revealed through personal interviews.
Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 6
64-67 BACK UP
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Details:

Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Wawan Lelono Suwanto, Haikal Damara
Director: Wawan Lelono Suwanto
Producer: Bambang Arianto
Animator: n/a
DOP: Dwicky Wikwok
Sound: Thoersi Argeswara, Indra Anugrah Widjaja
Editor: Wawan Lelono Suwanto
Production Designer : Fairuz Nugraha
Synopsis:
Sentot Sahid is a senior Indonesian film editor. He has to deal with the transition from celluloid to digital format.
Jakarta Institute of the Art / FFTV (IKJ) Indonesia 5
64-67 SILENT STORM
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Anaïs Moog
Director: Anaïs Moog
Producer: GoldenEgg Production, Haute Ecole d'Art et de Design - Genève
Animator: n/a
DOP: Anaïs Moog
Sound: Ahmed Maalaoui, Björn Cornelius
Editor: Pierre Schlesser
Production Designer : Philippe Ciompi
Synopsis:
From the shores of the Atlantic to those of the Mediterranean, the director meets the women whose faces and voices bear witness to the loss of loved ones and ruined hopes. The mourning and hopeless waiting of the bodies find in the incessant movement of the waves a dimension of painful meditation.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 5
64-67 VIVIR
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Length: 20'
Screenwriter: Rex Córdova, Camila Quintanilla
Director: Rex Córdova, Camila Quintanilla
Producer: Rex Córdova, Camila Quintanilla
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rex Córdova
Sound: Tizoc Rodríguez
Editor: Rex Córdova
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Viviana Santibáñez is a Mexican transsexual woman, who due to different hostilities in her context, has been forced to emigrate to Canada, taking nomadism as a way of life.
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 5
64-67 WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Binyamin Haneman
Director: Binyamin Haneman
Producer: Binyamin Haneman
Animator: n/a
DOP: Binyamin Haneman
Sound: Mitch Clyman
Editor: David Tauber
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Gidi my big brother is hearing impaired, obsessive-compulsive and has communication problems. When he was little my Dad filmed him often, and now after 27 years, I am the one with the camera, filming the three of us to try and gain new insights into the triangle of our relationship.
Ma'aleh School of Film, Television and the Arts (MAALE) Israel 5
68-69 TRANSPLANT
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Zheyu Liang
Director: Zheyu Liang
Producer: Zheyu Liang
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zheyu Liang
Sound: David Long
Editor: Zheyu Liang
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
What does it feel like to be a stranger in a country that you've lived in for twenty years? Two rootless and tenacious Chinese immigrants, Quan and Fen, try to find a home in each other on foreign soil.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 4
68-69 YVONNE'S KITCHEN
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: A. Camille Howard
Director: A. Camille Howard
Producer: n/a
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nate Bellavia
Sound: Megan Admunsen
Editor: Camille Howard
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Yvonne Hylton has been living with Parkinson's Disease for the last 11 years. In this portrait, we get a window into her lifestyle, and the way she takes care of herself and the members of her community.
School of Film and Animation, College of Art and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology United States 4
70-76 AH MA FLIPPA BALL
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Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Pamela Lee
Director: Pamela Lee
Producer: Sherlyn Sim
Animator: n/a
DOP: Chan Wen
Sound: n/a
Editor: Heidi Lau
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
This documentary highlights active ageing in Singapore through the eyes and perspectives of three elderly women from Ah Ma Flippa Ball, a local female-only elderly water polo team.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 3
70-76 CARCASSE
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Gagné Robin, Le Cleac'h Balthazar, Penthier Titouan, Pitet Sarah, Révillon Lou
Director: Gagné Robin, Le Cleac'h Balthazar, Penthier Titouan, Pitet Sarah, Révillon Lou
Producer: ESEC
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gagné Robin, Le Cleac'h Balthazar, Penthier Titouan, Pitet Sarah, Révillon Lou
Sound: Leroy Baptiste, Tristant Simon
Editor: Calabrese Paul, Gagné Robin, Le Cleac'h Balthazar, Penthier Titouan, Pitet Sarah, Révillon Lou
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Every night, Daniel takes his broken truck to reach Lorient fishing harbor and embark on the Miyabi, his boat. Line after line all around Belle Isle bay, he fills his crates with fishes, killed with the Japanese respectful technique of ikejime. Silence and preciseness, until the day comes to his end and he can come home to his wife and two daughters. Since Daniel lost a friend on a trawler, and realized he did not want to empty the sea anymore with such equipment, the thirty-year-old young man always try to do things his own way, even if it means getting away from others.
Ecole Supérieure d'études Cinématographiques (ESEC) France 3
70-76 COSMO
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Brandon Bellon, Michael Towers, Jordan Wong
Director: Sarah Goyea
Producer: Sarah Goyea
Animator: n/a
DOP: Zach Roth
Sound: Jon Woodburn
Editor: Ashlee Bishop
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A person with enough perseverance will not only stand resilient in the face of adversity but will thrive despite it.
Sheridan College Canada 3
70-76 LOOKING FOR AN ELEPHANT FOOTPRINT
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Katarína Jonisová
Director: Katarína Jonisová
Producer: FTF VŠMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Marek Moučka
Sound: Jaroslav Pešek
Editor: Katarína Koniarová
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
What does it mean to be an observer? Karol and Thomas, travelers from the old world, explore urban wilderness meeting various remarkable phenomena.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 3
70-76 NATALIJA
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Petras Kuneika
Director: Petras Kuneika
Producer: Petras Kuneika, Martynas Gucevičius
Animator: n/a
DOP: Vytautas Plukas
Sound: Rũta Girnytè
Editor: Petras Kuneika
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Natalija is preparing herself for fitness competition. She is doing her test to become the greatest version of herself. However, life does not always follow the plan which was structured in advance.
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) Lithuania 3
70-76 SPIN THAT THING
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Samuel Chagonda, Avuyile Ndobo
Director: Paballo Seletisha
Producer: Siphelele Ngcobo
Animator: n/a
DOP: Muziwethu Mofutsanyana, Bongiwe Ndzimandze
Sound: Nkululeko Cele, Polite Seheri, Jordan Van Der Westhuizen
Editor: Simnikiwe Xolo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
SPINA DAAI DENG is a documentary film that uncovers the story of Vaaijie Kunene, an unexpected hero and rising star in the spinning ranks.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 3
70-76 THE LAST ONE
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Nikita Merlini
Director: Nikita Merlini
Producer: ECAL - Lionel Baier
Animator: n/a
DOP: Nikita Merlini
Sound: Davide Briccola, Nikita Merlini
Editor: Nikita Merlini
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
After her brother announces he's leaving home, Elena finds herself being the last one at home with their mother. For her it's not the :me to leave yet, but the discussions she has with her friends reveal a desire that is growing day by day in her eyes.
Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne (ECAL) Switzerland 3
77-80 AN END
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Details:

Length: 21'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Chan Tsz Yan
Producer: Chan Pik Ki, Lam King Fung
Animator: n/a
DOP: Cliff Leung
Sound: Woody Cho, Lam King Fung
Editor: Chan Tsz Yan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Land is money in Hong Kong. The redevelopment of Yue Man Square is the last phase of a massive project to clear one of the poorer areas of the city. All shopkeepers and residents have to leave by February 2019. This film charts this upheaval, through the story of a street hawker.
Falmouth University United Kingdom 2
77-80 I LOVE YOU, SORRY, THANK YOU, AND PLEASE FORGIVE ME
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: WONG Wing Fung
Director: WONG Wing Fung
Producer: Yimin CHEN
Animator: n/a
DOP: WONG Wing Fung
Sound: WONG Wing Fung
Editor: WONG Wing Fung
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Since my parent divorced, I have been living with my mum but we seldom talk. Through documenting our daily life, I attempt to find out how the bonding between me and my family shapes my identity and also, to break down the wall that stands between me and my mother for the past 20 years.
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 2
77-80 OH ME LADS
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Details:

Length: 24'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Ralph Sansum
Producer: Ben Douglass
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ben Holt
Sound: Louis Holder
Editor: Kristof Szenasi
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An optimistic Geordie is determined to re-ignite pride in the people of Newcastle Upon Tyne. But is his idea of a mass sing-along going to be enough to spark change, and reconcile those with different views?
Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 2
77-80 PIGEON HOLE
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Details:

Length: 16'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Lim Mei Fong
Producer: Chiam Shu Yun
Animator: n/a
DOP: Haakon Teo
Sound: Chuan Wei Yee Samantha
Editor: Samuel Li
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An isolated senior citizen in Singapore finally secures another tenant for her one-room rental flat. However, over time, several issues surface and sour their relationship.
Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 2
81-84 A KILLER IN A WHEELCHAIR
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Lau Kin Kwan
Director: Lai Wai Lam
Producer: Law Ho Pui, Leung Tsz Him
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lai Wai Lam
Sound: Cheng Lok Sun
Editor: Law Ho Pui
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Ah Wah, a winner in the game of life, hits rock bottom when an accident befalls him. The radiance of the long-awaited sunrise seems to shine on his life when he meets a student director Ah Kwong. However, they are deemed to go through an ordeal given by the God of Film and witness their own downfalls. In a world where truths are intertwined with fabrications, this film explores the limits of exploitation and manipulation in film making. Starring Hong Kong Film Award nominee Lam Sen.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / School of Film and Television (HKAPA) Hong Kong 1
81-84 I EXIST
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Alyson Arsen, Jemsen Yumico Bollozos
Producer: Alyson Arsen, Jemsen Yumico Bollozos
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sean Singer
Sound: Al Almero
Editor: Jemsen Yumico Bollozos
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A Las Vegas transgender teen shares her journey toward acceptance and activism.
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) United States 1
81-84 LIFE ON THE BOAT
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Peter Šíma
Director: Peter Šíma
Producer: Maxmilián Nový
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jáchym Novotný
Sound: n/a
Editor: Peter Šíma
Production Designer : Marketa Melicharova
Synopsis:
Leslie Willis (74) is a member of Weston Super-Mare yacht club. He likes to sail for days without worrying about what time he has to be home.
University of South Wales (NFS/USW) United Kingdom 1
81-84 PROTECT OUR MOTHER NATURE FROM PLASTIC
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Length: 3'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Roh Yun Taek
Producer: Roh Yun Taek
Animator: n/a
DOP: Sumi Yat Noe
Sound: n/a
Editor: Roh Yun Taek
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
We are destroying the environment for the convenience and development of our lives. Now, it is necessary to preserve and protect our nature by paying attention to the polluted environment.
KUMA South Korea 1
85-99 ASCONA
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Julius Dommer
Producer: Julius Dommer, Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Animator: n/a
DOP: Julius Dommer
Sound: Tim Gorinski
Editor: Julius Dommer, Rita Schwarze
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
ASCONA shows a place that seems to have fallen out of time, that has not changed since the 1950s but still exists. A miniature golf course becomes a social analysis analogy.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 0
85-99 ECLECTIC CITY
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Luisa Cruz
Producer: Luisa Cruz
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joel Rodriguez
Sound: Martin Czachor
Editor: Joel Rodriguez
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Rodrigo is a young man who grew up in Eclectic City, a small religious commune in the heart of Brazil. Ahamed, his best friend, is a recent newcomer to the city. They both discuss their belonging to the commune and the contrasts between the two of them.
York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 0
85-99 FLOATING
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Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Roberta Braz
Director: Roberta Braz
Producer: Luiza Dacol
Animator: Lohan Costa
DOP: Tainá Cavalieri
Sound: Drimpê Pajé
Editor: Shantal, Lohan Costa
Production Designer : Jessica Cirino
Synopsis:
Short documentary that portrays the relationship between body and pole dance. Through reports, among instructors and students of the modality, it seeks to understand the connection of the activity with the hyper sexualization of the body, the stereotyped representation of women and the prejudice with the activity and with the practitioner.
PUC-Rio Department of Social Communication - Cinema Brazil 0
85-99 FROM HOME
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Jaime Abrahams
Director: Jaime Abrahams
Producer: Fabiana Heredia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Alejandro Ochoa
Sound: Daniel Villalobos
Editor: Meysi Rodriguez
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A poetic point of view of colon city in panama, the beauty of the "guetto" a story of live and death from it's citizens.
School of Image - Veritas University Costa Rica 0
85-99 GOODFLESH
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Details:

Length: 30'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Agnese Giovanardi
Producer: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia sede Sicilia Italia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Agnese Giovanardi
Sound: Cristiano Nasta
Editor: Agnese Giovanardi
Production Designer : Francesco Di Gesù
Synopsis:
Paolo, a 14 years old guy, is searching for his own identity. While exploring his inner world, he increases the knowing of his suburban neighborhood, peopled by many different young guys.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 0
85-99 GRANDMA ABOUT THE OTHER SIDE
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Jakab Erdely
Producer: János Szirtes
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jakab Erdely
Sound: Jakab Erdely
Editor: Jakab Erdely
Production Designer : Jakab Erdely
Synopsis:
My grandmother and I are talking about how she sees the Other Side.
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest Hungary 0
85-99 HÉLOÏSE IN THE MIROR
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Jeanne Lorne
Director: Jeanne Lorne
Producer: ENSAV
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jeanne Lorne
Sound: Jeanne Lorne
Editor: Jeanne Lorne
Production Designer : Jeanne Lorne
Synopsis:
Héloïse in the mirror is beautiful as the way that drives her to the sea.
ENSAV France 0
85-99 LAURIE RUBIN
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Justin Kimata
Producer: Justin Kimata
Animator: n/a
DOP: Joshua Lopez
Sound: Justin Kimata
Editor: Justin Kimata
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A renown opera singer journeys through the struggles of blindness. A universal story of resilience and love.
University of Hawai‘i Mānoa, Academy for Creative Media United States 0
85-99 LUIS RESTO: AT THE HEART OF DETROIT MUSIC
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Evan Gulock
Producer: Evan Gulock
Animator: n/a
DOP: Calvin Brown, Evan Gulock
Sound: Vikas Deo
Editor: Vikas Deo
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Luis Resto is a Detroit-based musician with a humble spirit and an affinity for giving back to his community. He has collaborated with a diverse collection of accomplished artists, from Eminem to Willie Nelson. This is his story behind making soul-driven music and living a heart-driven life.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 0
85-99 MY PRECIOUS, BROKEN FAMILY
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Details:

Length: 13'
Screenwriter: Krista Moisio, Elvi Sinilaakso
Director: Krista Moisio, Elvi Sinilaakso
Producer: Elvi Sinilaakso
Animator: n/a
DOP: Krista Moisio, Elvi Sinilaakso
Sound: Niilo Luhtanen
Editor: Krista Moisio
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Sweet moments captured on VHS -tapes are now the only memory of family happiness - of the dream that came true and one day shattered to pieces. These memories are now a part of a story that tears open those wounds that have been covered up for so long.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 0
85-99 NIGHTLY, DAILY
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Details:

Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Audrey Lejeune
Director: Audrey Lejeune
Producer: Les Ateliers Varan
Animator: n/a
DOP: Audrey Lejeune
Sound: n/a
Editor: Jean-Pierre Bloc
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Every night, from 1AM until the break of dawn, Ange and Jean-Pierre visit village after village, working a job that is going extinct. Belonging to the last generation of newspaper deliverymen before the complete digitization of the local daily, they deliver to a loyal but aging clientele.
Ateliers Varan France 0
85-99 REHEARSAL AT 1000 METERES ABOVE SEA LEVEL
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Natia Sharmiashvili
Director: Natia Sharmiashvili
Producer: TAFU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Natia Sharmiashvili
Sound: Irakli Putkaradze
Editor: Giga Japaridze
Production Designer : Temur Qotolashvili
Synopsis:
The rehearsal is held in the theatre, which is located 2nd highest place in the world.
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 0
85-99 THE ISLAND THAT JUMPED OFF A BRIDGE
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Mathéo Palma, Carlo Sibony
Director: Mathéo Palma, Carlo Sibony
Producer: David Faroult
Animator: n/a
DOP: Léo Brezot
Sound: Thibault Haas
Editor: Matheo Palma, Carlo Sibony
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
During its deliveries, a man crosses a suspended highway every day. Tired of a monotonous daily life, his gaze focused today on the fleeting image of a tomb below. Attracted, he decides to stop on the island that hosts it. Below, bridges seem to judge from their height a dry land, with past glory, which has become an open-air dormitory in spite of itself. He wanders for hours, a notebook in hand welcoming a few notes, while the Sun sets.
ENS Louis-Lumière France 0
85-99 THE MICHAEL ROBERTSON SHOW
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Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Katleho Shabalala
Director: Karabelo Shirinde
Producer: Lucia Tempel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lucia Tempel
Sound: Russell McChallaghan
Editor: Russell McChallaghan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A quirky biographical documentary on the journey of Michael Robertson as animator and entrepreneur.
Tshwane University of Technology South Africa 0
85-99 THE TREES
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Martín Armand Ugon
Director: Martín Armand Ugon
Producer: Martín Armand Ugon
Animator: n/a
DOP: Martín Armand Ugon
Sound: Martín Armand Ugon
Editor: Martín Armand Ugon
Production Designer : Martín Armand Ugon
Synopsis:
The land and nature of the director's memory. From childhood to life as an adult.
Film School of Uruguay (ECU) Uruguay 0


Animation

Place Title School Country Points
1 DAUGHTER
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Details:

Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Daria Kashcheeva
Director: Daria Kashcheeva
Producer: Ondřej Šejnoha – Studio FAMU
Animation: Daria Kashcheeva
DOP: Daria Kashcheeva
Sound: Daria Kashcheeva, Miroslav Chaloupka
Editor: Alexander Kashcheev
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father. A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact of a little bird.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 153
2 THE BEAUTY
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Pascal Schelbli
Producer: Tina Vest, Aleksandra Todorovic
Animation: Noel Winzen
DOP: Underwater Cinematography: David Iskender Dinçer
Sound: Robin Harff
Editor: Pascal Schelbli
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
„The Beauty“ is a poetic journey through a fascinating underwater world, where plastic and nature become one. For one breath our concerns and feelings of guilt dissolve between eerily beautiful coral reefs and the mysterious depths of the ocean.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 76
3 HEATWAVE
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Fokion Xenos
Director: Fokion Xenos
Producer: Priya K. Dosanjh
Animation: Fokion Xenos
DOP: Brendan Freedman
Sound: Kevin Langhamer
Editor: Stella Heath Keir
Production Designer : Antonio Niculae
Synopsis:
... In the midst of a heatwave of insanity, two children find a way to cool everyone down!
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 71
4 THE FOX & THE PIGEON
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Chelsea van Tol, Matt Walton, Steven Wang
Director: Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Chelsea van Tol, Matt Walton, Steven Wang
Producer: Sheridan College
Animation: Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Chelsea van Tol, Matt Walton, Steven Wang
DOP: Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Chelsea van Tol, Matt Walton, Steven Wang
Sound: Chelsea van Tol, Viktor Ivanovski, Emiliano Paternostro
Editor: Tyler Pacana, Chelsea van Tol
Production Designer : Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, Sikyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Chelsea van Tol, Matt Walton, Steven Wang
Synopsis:
“The Fox & The Pigeon” is a short film about a fox who must save his ice cream from a pigeon with a sweet tooth and a narrator with a wild imagination.
Sheridan College Canada 61
5 THE LITTLE SOUL
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Barbara Rupik
Director: Barbara Rupik
Producer: Agata Golanska
Animation: Barbara Rupik
DOP: Barbara Rupik
Sound: Barbara Rupik
Editor: Barbara Rupik
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A dead body became stuck by a river bank. Its decaying insides still hide a human soul - a miniature of the deceased. Rotting organs part and a tiny creature gets out. Standing on the river bank, it says goodbye to the corpse and sets off on a journey through the post-mortem land.
Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 51
6 CLOUDY
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Zuzana Čupová, Filip Diviak
Director: Zuzana Čupová, Filip Diviak
Producer: Tomas Bata University in Zlín
Animation: Filip Diviak
DOP: n/a
Sound: Noemi Valentíny
Editor: Filip Diviak
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Mr. Gnome is sunbathing in his garden when suddenly little cloud hides the sun. Mr. Gnome is pretty annoyed but fortunately, he knows precisely what to do with such clouds.
Tomas Bata University in Zlín / Faculty of Multimedia Communications (TBU) Czech Republic 43
7 TAMOU
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery
Director: Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery
Producer: Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design
Animation: Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery
DOP: Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery
Sound: Tzor Edery
Editor: Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery
Production Designer : Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery
Synopsis:
Tamou, a lonely housewife, plunges into an internal exploration of gender and sexuality in 20th century Morocco. Surrounded by the prying eyes of a patriarchal society, her - his true identity as a trans man begins to unfold.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 41
8 BYE LITTLE BLOCK!
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Éva Darabos
Director: Éva Darabos
Producer: József Fülöp
Animation: Éva Darabos, Domonkos Erhardt, Bálint Halasi, Vivien Hárshegyi, Bence Hlavay, Melinda Kádár, Katalin Sárdi
DOP: n/a
Sound: Dávid Bodnár Vajda
Editor: Judit Czakó
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The protagonist learns that soon she will have to leave her blockhouse flat for good. After receiving the upsetting news she is overwhelmed with emotions. Her teardrop of farewell grows into a concrete monolith. When the drop hits the ground a surreal panorama of the block - she used to call home - unfolds.
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest Hungary 37
9 RED EARTH
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Michael Kenny
Director: Michael Kenny
Producer: Michael Kenny
Animation: Tonia Ciccone, Michael Kenny
DOP: Michael Kenny
Sound: Oisìn Halpin
Editor: Michael Kenny
Production Designer : Brittany Holmes
Synopsis:
A wallaby searches for food and water in the Australian wilderness, but comes across a mass grave of dead animals and one sole survivor – a delirious kookaburra – who unleashes an unnatural bush fire. The Wallaby can only run for so long….
Swinburne School of Film and Television (SSFT) Australia 33
10 THE BEST ORCHESTRA IN THE WORLD
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Details:

Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Rafael Haider, Henning Backhaus, Albert Meisl
Director: Henning Backhaus
Producer: Lukas Rosatti
Animation: Lisa Vogt, Felix Pichler, Valerie Wollner, Mariana Fabre, Alejandra Murillo, Pia Wolkenstein, Florian Griinberger, Judith Selenko, Matthias Halibrand
DOP: Matthias Halibrand
Sound: Nora Czamler
Editor: Jana Libnik
Production Designer : Andrea Meschik
Synopsis:
Ingbert, the sock, is applying for a contrabassist at the Wiener Staatskapelle. Stupid Idea.
Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 31
11 TENT 113, IDOMÉNI
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Details:

Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Agir Aldi, Henri Marbacher
Director: Henri Marbacher
Producer: HEAD Geneva
Animation: Arnaud Dousse, Leo Marbacher, Eric Buche
DOP: Henri Marbacher, Leo Marbacher
Sound: Henri Marbacher, Sebastian Friedmann
Editor: Henri Marbacher
Production Designer : Arnaud Dousse
Synopsis:
This is the story of a journey from Syria to Switzerland that spans several years, rushing from boats to buses, lingering from huts to mosques, crossing camps and borders. From this chaotic construction emerges a fragmented, uneven narrative.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 29
12 BORDER/LINE
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Megan Earls
Director: Megan Earls
Producer: UCA Farnham, Lesley Adams
Animation: Megan Earls
DOP: n/a
Sound: Megan Earls
Editor: Megan Earls
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A film about the unfortunate journey to the mainland which some Northern Irish women are forced to embark on.
University for the Creative Arts United Kingdom 25
13-15 BUBBLES
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Rachel Fitzgerald
Director: Rachel Fitzgerald
Producer: Rachel Fitzgerald
Animation: Rachel Fitzgerald, Paul Browne
DOP: n/a
Sound: Lucrezia Gnagni
Editor: Rachel Fitzgerald
Production Designer : Rachel Fitzgerald
Synopsis:
A puppet grows frustrated with her puppeteer’s bad habits.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 24
13-15 GODERDZI
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Petre Tomadze
Director: Petre Tomadze
Producer: Zurab Diasamigdze (TAFU)
Animation: Petre Tomadze
DOP: n/a
Sound: George Mutgulia
Editor: Petre Tomadze
Production Designer : Mishiko Sulakauri
Synopsis:
The film is telling about some strange gathering of two grave diggers and a weeping widow in a terrible midday heat of deserted cemetery.
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 24
13-15 STRAWBERRY CANDY
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Nianze Li
Director: Nianze Li
Producer: Koji Yamamura
Animation: Nianze Li
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: Nianze Li
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
It is an unspeakable secret, and the memory is gradually getting thin. The little girl begins to not know that is a real thing or a dream.
Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Film and New Media Japan 24
16-18 KIERAT. THE HORSE MILL
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Daria Melnikova
Director: Daria Melnikova
Producer: n/a
Animation: Daria Melnikova
DOP: n/a
Sound: Aleksandr Vanukov
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
One beautiful morning wild horses come running to a field. Who or what can violate this idyll? It is a curious foal. Running away from his mother, he discovers an incredibly huge structure. It awakens from sleep and enslaves all the horses from the field to revive its mechanisms.
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (SPUFT) Russia 23
16-18 PACK
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Details:

Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Alina Natakhina
Director: Alina Natakhina
Producer: Ksenia Vakulova, Victoria Leshchenko, Vladimir Malyshev, Fedor Popov
Animation: Alina Natakhina, Kristina Poplavskaya, Alexander Panov
DOP: n/a
Sound: Anton Levkin
Editor: Alina Natakhina
Production Designer : Alina Natakhina
Synopsis:
The story of a wolf cub rescued by a man from a trap based on the story «Maga leads away the pack».
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 23
16-18 ROADKILL
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Leszek Mozga
Director: Leszek Mozga
Producer: Leszek Mozga
Animation: Leszek Mozga
DOP: Leszek Mozga
Sound: Leszek Mozga, Stefano Luongo
Editor: Leszek Mozga, Michael Ho
Production Designer : Alicja Mozga (art direction and puppet design)
Synopsis:
A stop-motion animated thriller set in a world where deer are the dominant species. An alpha male deer goes for an evening car ride and has an unfortunate accident, triggering a chain of events with dire consequences for the victim.
London College of Communication United Kingdom 23
19 DUTCHGARIA
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Capucine Muller
Director: Capucine Muller
Producer: KASK - School of Arts Gent, Belgium
Animation: Capucine Muller
DOP: Capucine Muller
Sound: Patrik Berx, Capucine Muller
Editor: Capucine Muller
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In her difficulties with an unknown language and her struggles with the locals, please follow the adventures of a French girl who just moved to a weird country called Dutchgaria.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts / University College Ghent (KASK) Belgium 21
20 CLEAR CONSCIENCE
X

Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Francesco Corrado
Director: Francesco Corrado, Sara Binetti, Francesca De Toni, Simone Stassano
Producer: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Piemonte, Dip.to Animazione (National Film School)
Animation: Sara Binetti, Francesco Corrado, Francesca De Toni, Simone Stassano
DOP: n/a
Sound: Paolo Armao, Vito Martinelli
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Claudio is a technician working for Clean Conscience ltd, a company specialized in the suppression of guilt. He dutifully carries out his work, but one day he will have to question himself if all the consciences deserve to be cleaned up.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 20
21-23 BALANCE
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Timothee Crabbe
Director: Timothee Crabbe
Producer: Timothee Crabbe / Luca School Of Arts
Animation: Timothee Crabbe
DOP: Timothee Crabbe
Sound: Timothee Crabbe, Frederik Van De Moortel
Editor: Timothee Crabbe
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An accident forces acrobats Alec and Theo to find a new dynamic in their relationship.
LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 19
21-23 MC FREEMAN'S HAPPY BARN
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Anna Häggström
Director: Anna Häggström
Producer: Anna Häggström
Animation: Anna Häggström
DOP: Anna Häggström
Sound: Anna Häggström
Editor: Anna Häggström
Production Designer : Anna Häggström
Synopsis:
In a reality where women are kept trapped and their menstrual blood is taken for consumption, we follow one of these women, L. But what happens when L no longer can produce blood? Mc Freeman’s Happy Barn is an animated short film set in an alternate universe exploring issues of human morality.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 19
21-23 MODERN BABEL
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Zhao Lin
Director: Zhao Lin
Producer: Han Shuqiao, Wang Hunqi
Animation: Cai Siqi, Zhao Lin
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: Zhao Lin
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In a morning, an ordinary home in a noisy city, a housewife who is doing housework finds the refrigerator empty, so she drives to supermarket. To her surprise, the whole town’s people flock to the supermarket and get ready for shopping spree because there is a big promotion that day. The housewife can hardly compete with the over-excited people. She is pushed into a corner. Seeing the chaos from the corner, she is like being brainwashed. She gets up soon and joins the competition of snapping up.
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 19
24-25 ANOTHER YOU
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Yiran Qiao
Director: Yiran Qiao
Producer: Rochester Institute of Technology
Animation: Yiran Qiao
DOP: Yiran Qiao
Sound: Quinn Huang, Celia Clark, Quin Stocks
Editor: Yiran Qiao
Production Designer : Yiran Qiao
Synopsis:
A housewife was trying to escape from her daily life, but she was failed.
School of Film and Animation, College of Art and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology United States 14
24-25 NOT SO GRIM
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Narissa Amies
Director: Narissa Amies
Producer: Kasey Lee
Animation: Narissa Amies, Roxy Chown, Jack Lane, Kylie Lovan, Joyce Mekonnen, Janna Misa, Mathanael Moore, Ray Pilley, Aidan Pojuha, Cindy can der Kreek, Maya Westbury
DOP: n/a
Sound: Tae Young
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When the Grim Geaper’s child, Rei, befriends an accident-prone crow, he makes it his mission to keep the crow alive at all costs! But when the crow drowns, the only way that Rei thinks to save him is by refilling the crow’s ‘Hourglass of life’ with dirt – instead of life-giving sand. However, when Grim catches Rei in the act, he has a slightly ‘grimmer’ solution to Rei and Crow’s dilemma.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 14
26 MY LITTLE DOLL
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Ashitha Nair
Director: Ashitha Nair
Producer: Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
Animation: Ashitha Nair
DOP: n/a
Sound: Diksha Mishra
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An elder sister who came to see her new born sister in the hospital upon finding her parents not paying her any attention, wants to test their love for her. She runs away only to get lost in her own insecurities. During the time she encounters the feeling of jealousy for the very first time in the form of her doll that she was supposed to gift her little sister. As door after door shows the glimpse of how her life will be with her sister in it, her little doll gets bigger and get better control over her eventually taking control of her life till something happens to her sister and she is brought back to reality. Even though she is relieved to be back from the dream and smiles at the new born baby, she holds back the toy she wanted to give the baby.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 12
27-30 CLOCKWORKERS
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Nelson Dean
Director: Nelson Dean
Producer: n/a
Animation: Nelson Dean
DOP: n/a
Sound: n/a
Editor: Nelson Dean
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Clockworkers is a stop-motion animation by Nelson Dean. It depicts the growth of a clockwork hive, and one worker's fight for change.
VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 11
27-30 DEVIL'S CHAPEL
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Nicolás de Bórtoli
Director: Nicolás de Bórtoli
Producer: Nicolás de Bórtoli
Animation: Nicolás de Bórtoli
DOP: Nicolás de Bórtoli
Sound: Nicolás de Bórtoli
Editor: Nicolás de Bórtoli
Production Designer : Nicolás de Bórtoli, Nina Lamarque
Synopsis:
After finishing building his Chapel, Lorenzo suffers a depression and is locked in it for three years. When he opens the doors he calls his children to show what he did: good and evil.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 11
27-30 THE CALVES
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Bela Bulgakova
Director: Bela Bulgakova
Producer: Bela Bulgakova
Animation: Bela Bulgakova
DOP: Musashi Shimamura
Sound: Mikhail Gavrilov
Editor: Bela Bulgakova
Production Designer : Bela Bulgakova
Synopsis:
A story about two calves looking for their disappeared mother.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 11
27-30 WAR MACHINE
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Vladislav Budinov
Director: Iva Dimanova
Producer: NATFA, Bulgaria - Prof. Dr. Stanislav Semerdjiev
Animation: Iva Dimanova
DOP: Iva Dimanova
Sound: Iva Dimanova, Yavor Pachovski
Editor: Iva Dimanova
Production Designer : Iva Dimanova
Synopsis:
In time of war there is no place for humanity. Instead soldiers are being turned into machines. War machines.
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 11
31 A HOLE
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Molly Murphy
Director: Molly Murphy
Producer: Molly Murphy
Animation: Bob Yong, Leon Cruz, Molly Murphy
DOP: n/a
Sound: Giovanni Betancourt
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In a black hole apocalypse, one man holds the answer. His name? Rob Bilford.
University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (USC) United States 10
32-34 OLD BOYS
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Carla Geagea, Heidi Hellsten, Karoliina Nick
Director: Carla Geagea
Producer: Carla Geagea
Animation: Airi Kervinen, Anniina Lehikoinen, Carla Geagea, Elise Heersink, Heidi Hellsten, Sina Aho, Karoliina Nick, Nina Nylander
DOP: n/a
Sound: Aurora Solala, Jaanis Hållman, Kati Rolamo
Editor: Airi Kervinen, Anniina Lehikoinen, Carla Geagea, Elise Heersink, Heidi Hellsten, Sina Aho, Karoliina Nick, Nina Nylander
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Nestori is a cynical old man who doesn’t pay mind to the surrounding nature in Saimaa, Finland. He is content living his solitary lifestyle fueled by alcohol. One day when fishing, his net is heavier than usual…
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 9
32-34 TRi
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Michael Dämmig
Director: Michael Dämmig
Producer: Michael Dämmig
Animation: Michael Dämmig
DOP: Michael Dämmig
Sound: Marius Schaaf
Editor: Michael Dämmig
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A mysterious creature is fishing on an island in the middle of nowhere for another orange tetraeder. But he only seems to get blue ones and keeps on fishing tenaciously. Suddenly, the orange tetraeder goes out and his color and energy go with it.
ifs internationale filmschule köln Germany 9
32-34 WINGS
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Lisa Mae Evans, Chris Fryer, James Goodey, Jansen Mccord, Giorgio Pennisi, Elisa Sanguin
Director: Lisa Mae Evans, Chris Fryer, James Goodey, Jansen Mccord, Giorgio Pennisi, Elisa Sanguin
Producer: University of Hertfordshire
Animation: Ajay Arunan, Fred Austin, Muniza Faisal, Laura Karbauskaite, Sam Mowforth, Niau Meeteck, Jack Plummer, Marco Privitera, Alex Selby, Piers Shepherd-Rose, Kirstie Scarlett-Bruff, Maya Storm Shrestha, Marcus Taylor, Adrian Teoh, Joshua Treadgold, Amy Wright
DOP: Elisa Sanguin
Sound: Gabriel Ness
Editor: Elisa Sanguin
Production Designer : Elisa Sanguin
Synopsis:
A charming tale of a bat who wished he was as beautiful as a butterfly, however he discovers that beauty is more than a fancy pair of wings.
University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom 9
35-36 STACK
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Linn Marie Fiksdal Lundh
Director: Asbjørn Lote
Producer: Simon Samdal
Animation: Asbjørn Lote
DOP: n/a
Sound: Magnus Møller Bakke
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
This is the story of Push, a two-wheeled self-balancing robot. His patience is put to the test when he discovers that he is not alone. Can he balance his structures and a new friendship?
Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology (Westerdals Oslo ACT) Norway 7
35-36 TALISMAN
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Raine Sarens
Director: Raine Sarens
Producer: RITCS
Animation: Raine Sarens
DOP: n/a
Sound: Brecht Vander Plaetse, Aster Vanhaverbeke
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Two fighter pilots continue their battle on the ground. When they see that the opponent wears a talisman, they realize that they're both in the same situation.
Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 7
37-38 KEDAMONO - THE BEAST
X

Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Antonella Fabiano
Director: Antonella Fabiano, Chiara Speziale
Producer: n/a
Animation: Antonella Fabiano, Chiara Speziale
DOP: n/a
Sound: Giovanni Benedetti
Editor: Antonella Fabiano, Chiara Speziale
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A pitiless fight where a woman must face up to her beast.
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 6
37-38 ROOSTERS
X

Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Tan Lee Wen, Nicole
Director: Tan Lee Wen, Nicole
Producer: Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
Animation: Tan Lee Wen, Nicole
DOP: Tan Lee Wen, Nicole
Sound: Teo Wei Yong
Editor: Tan Lee Wen, Nicole
Production Designer : Tan Lee Wen, Nicole
Synopsis:
A short story about the rivalry between two roosters over a gorgeous hen.
Nanyang Polytechnic / School of Interactive & Digital Media Singapore 6
39-43 FRED'S HEAD
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Kathryn Leviton
Director: Kathryn Leviton
Producer: Amanda Chin, Kathryn Leviton
Animation: Kathryn Leviton, Bethany Walker, Clodagh Horne, Faye McGovern, Francis Rattray, Imogen Saunders, Jedd Saltmarsh, Katy Taylor, Lucy Redman, Molly Fuller, Neidin Rogers, Ting Loh
DOP: n/a
Sound: Kathryn Leviton
Editor: Kathryn Leviton
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In an attempt to escape reality, a young boy is consumed by his hyperactive imagination. A journey through conflicting worlds... what is real and what is not?
Falmouth University United Kingdom 5
39-43 I DON'T FIT IN MYSELF ANYMORE
X

Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Samira Poffo
Director: Samira Poffo
Producer: Samira Poffo
Animation: Samira Poffo
DOP: Samira Poffo
Sound: Samira Poffo
Editor: Samira Poffo
Production Designer : Samira Poffo
Synopsis:
"Some days I feel an incessant need to release my thoughts".
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 5
39-43 IN COLOR
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: HWANG, Jeong-ah
Director: HWANG, Jeong-ah
Producer: HWANG, Jeong-ah
Animation: HWANG, Jeong-ah
DOP: n/a
Sound: HWANG, Jeong-ah
Editor: HWANG, Jeong-ah
Production Designer : HWANG, Jeong-ah
Synopsis:
It is a story about a little ghost covered with white cloth. While meeting several friends, he gets his own color.
KUMA South Korea 5
39-43 THE GROWTH
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Sarah Cheok
Director: Sarah Cheok
Producer: Morrie Tan
Animation: Kehua Loh, Morrie Tan, Sarah Cheok
DOP: n/a
Sound: Jevon Chandra
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : Sarah Cheok
Synopsis:
An ambitious young boy is eager to grow up so he can experience the world outside of his kellong (an offshore platform) in the middle of the ocean. Eventually, he musters up the courage to persuade the old man but was faced with disapproval. The boy decides to go anyway.
Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 5
39-43 WHAT THE HECK SHOULD I WRITE ABOUT?
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Matei Monoranu
Director: Matei Monoranu
Producer: UNATC I.L.CARAGIALE BUCHAREST - Matei Monoranu
Animation: Matei Monoranu, Cristina Pirvu
DOP: n/a
Sound: Andra Berilă, Aurel Ciucur
Editor: Bogdan Benea, Matei Monoranu, Valeriu Caliman
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An extremely lazy writer aims to write something worthy of a great prize while struggling with the delights of procrastination. Things change when a talented mosquito enters the window, bringing the possibility of writing a masterpiece.
National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 5
44-46 MASQUERADE
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Emma Rautala
Director: Emma Rautala
Producer: Eija Saarinen, YLE Sari Volanen
Animation: Emma Rautala
DOP: Emma Rautala
Sound: Niklas Eurén
Editor: Emma Rautala
Production Designer : Emma Rautala
Synopsis:
Who you really are behind all your masks?
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Arts Academy / Degree Programme in Film and Media Finland 4
44-46 MY FISHDAD AND I
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Yael Gelber
Director: Yael Gelber
Producer: Yael Gelber
Animation: Yael Gelber
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ahjad Ohaii
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The story of an adolescence girl about belonging, sexual awakening and the relations between myself-family-place, coming to life in the gap between two worlds - current Israeli monotonous reality and a saturated childhood in Thailand.
School of Audio & Visual Arts, Sapir College Israel 4
44-46 WAITING FOR THE RAIN
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Franco Lombardi
Director: Franco Lombardi
Producer: Universidad dle Cine
Animation: Franco Lombardi, Juaco Garin, Julián Cristiano, Angie Sena
DOP: Franco Lombardi, Javier Tedín
Sound: Franco Lombardi
Editor: Franco Lombardi
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A boy is separated from his home. Loses his beloved forest where it always rains, linked to the memory of his mother. He moves to the desert and finds it really hard to adapt to this new habitat and the school. He misses the rain and looks for it.
Universidad del Cine (UCINE) Argentina 4
47-48 HADEDA
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Nuha Suliman
Director: Nuha Suliman
Producer: Tiisetso Maoke
Animation: Nuha Suliman
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ntokozo Mahlangu, Natasha Luttjeboer
Editor: Bobette Muchinga
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Ziya moves into a new home, only to be disturbed by a noisy Hadeda bird. She can only find peace if she discovers where the real noise is coming from.
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 3
47-48 KENYA'S SYMPHONY
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Details:

Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Carlos Douglas Jr.
Director: Carlos Douglas Jr.
Producer: Carlos Douglas Jr.
Animation: Carlos Douglas Jr, Helen Grimes, Micha Rogers, Cassidy Romero, Francesco Porcello, Sean Carter, Paul Kritikos
DOP: n/a
Sound: Emilee Q Brackenbury
Editor: Carlos Douglas Jr.
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A bold young girl reluctantly visits the symphony for the first time with her mother, wreaking havoc with a straw and spitballs to entertain herself! But soon, she discovers the musical gift hidden within her young spirit.
Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 3
49-52 HEXTOPIA
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Ulaş Can Iştar
Director: Ulaş Can Iştar
Producer: Ulaş Can Iştar
Animation: Ulaş Can Iştar
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ulaş Can Iştar
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Sometimes love overcomes negativity. Hexar, Tanus and Hectus try to get rid of Kevin who is a greedy monster. They make plans but nothing works. One day, when Hexar and his friends try to stop Kevin, a boy appears in front of their cave. Boy smiles and hugs Kevin and his love transforms him into a sweet, little creature.
Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 2
49-52 PAWN POWER
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Tyler Yarbro
Director: Tyler Yarbro
Producer: Nadine Natividad, Paul Dixon
Animation: Dontae Carter, Zachary Honea
DOP: Tyler Yarbro
Sound: Tyler Yarbro
Editor: Tyler Yarbro
Production Designer : Chai Simone, Audrey Page
Synopsis:
A pawn discovers through battle that it can become a rook, bishop, knight or queen. But it can never be KING.
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) United States 2
49-52 WEAVING THE DAWN
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Alice Andreoli Hirata
Director: Alice Andreoli Hirata
Producer: Alice Andreoli Hirata
Animation: Alice Andreoli Hirata
DOP: Leandro Paiva
Sound: Lucia Esteves
Editor: Alice Andreoli Hirata
Production Designer : Alice Andreoli Hirata
Synopsis:
One rooster can't bring the dawn by itself. So many roosters come together and interlace rays of light to weave the dawn. As the Sun comes, its light reveals what was only silhouettes before.
University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP) Brazil 2
49-52 “1032 PROCESS”
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Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: David Rodríguez
Director: David Rodríguez
Producer: David Rodríguez
Animation: David Rodríguez
DOP: David Rodríguez
Sound: David Rodríguez
Editor: David Rodríguez
Production Designer : David Rodríguez
Synopsis:
“X is an official of “The Corporation”, a multinational enterprise that makes illegal business and is a government ally. X is investigated, expelled and subsequently arrested, tortured and they take samples of his DNA, then X decides to escape”
Escuela de Cine y Televisión / UNAL (ECYTV) Colombia 2
53-55 HOLGA AND DIMITRI
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Anastasia James
Director: Anastasia James
Producer: Kate Diggins
Animation: Anastasia James, Kate Diggins
DOP: n/a
Sound: Anastasia James, Kate Diggins, Bethany Stewart
Editor: Anastasia James, Kate Diggins
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An oddball couple must tackle their daily life and each other, as they navigate a world lost to time and sense.
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Australia 1
53-55 MIDNIGHT SHOWING
X

Details:

Length: 10'
Screenwriter: Gavin Arucan
Director: Gavin Arucan
Producer: Sophia Whalen
Animation: Chandelle Oliver, Sophia Whalen, Jared Louis, Gavin Arucan, Kalilinoe Detwiler, Alexis Nelson, Bobby Renteria, Jayme Sugitaya
DOP: Gavin Arucan
Sound: Alexis Nelson
Editor: Gavin Arucan
Production Designer : Gavin Arucan
Synopsis:
Midnight Showing is a wacky animated horror film following Angel, an utterly exhausted movie theatre usher, on the most frightening closing shift of his life. When nobody arrives for a midnight movie premiere, Angel eagerly closes up early, angering a menacing phantom that haunts the theatre.
University of Hawai‘i Mānoa, Academy for Creative Media United States 1
53-55 PLUNGER
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Lauri Ketonen, Konsta Verta
Director: Lauri Ketonen, Konsta Verta
Producer: Lauri Ketonen, Konsta Verta
Animation: Lauri Ketonen, Konsta Verta
DOP: n/a
Sound: Konsta Verta
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Timotei is heading home. The train stops at a mysterious train station he has never been before. Timotei sees a beautiful blue ribbon and he starts to chase it. Finally, after three times he is able to catch it. This sends him out to his dreams.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 1
56-66 AGONY ECSTASY
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Details:

Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Paula Almeida
Director: Paula Almeida
Producer: Paula Almeida
Animation: Paula Almeida
DOP: Paula Almeida
Sound: Paula Almeida
Editor: Paula Almeida
Production Designer : Paula Almeida
Synopsis:
Agony Ecstacy is an animated short film that tells fragmentary about movement through state of abandonment and amazement in an odd world which still reminds us of our own.. A timeless world without past nor future.
HDK-Valand Sweden 0
56-66 BLUE & HUES
X

Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Jordan McLaughlin, Brian Sheehan, Gabrielle Walden
Director: Jordan McLaughlin
Producer: Nick Dardes
Animation: Jordan McLaughlin, Hosanna Gurley
DOP: n/a
Sound: Gabrielle Walden
Editor: Brian Sheehan
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Blue and Hues are a tight-knit duo in thievery. When they set their sights on a powerful man with a diamond lodged in his eye, they start to question if this is the kind of life they really want.
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) United States 0
56-66 COMME DES OCEAN
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Length: 2'
Screenwriter: n/a
Director: Amy Cousins
Producer: Amy Cousins
Animation: Georgia Brooke, Freya Wood
DOP: n/a
Sound: Ella Linden
Editor: Amy Cousins
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
It’s no longer a figment of your imagination. Jolted from the serenity by a mechanical thunder she drops down into the depths of the ocean, and irreversible tragedy ensues.
Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 0
56-66 DOOR
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Details:

Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Emre Zengineken
Director: Emre Zengineken
Producer: Emre Zengineken
Animation: Emre Zengineken
DOP: Emre Zengineken
Sound: Yaz Yilmaz (Music)
Editor: Emre Zengineken
Production Designer : Emre Zengineken
Synopsis:
Cem wakes up on a stretcher in the middle of a foggy room. He notices the familiar doors around him. When he gets in a room, he suddenly turns in to another person that he knows from his life. This anomaly becomes a golden opportunity to look his own life from outside.
Maltepe University Turkey 0
56-66 DOWN THE CHAINS
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: Stephany Ortiz, Agata Piccardo, André Salas
Director: Stephany Ortiz, Agata Piccardo, André Salas
Producer: Stephany Ortiz
Animation: Stephany Ortiz, Agata Piccardo, André Salas
DOP: Agata Piccardo
Sound: Ernesto Suárez
Editor: Stephany Ortiz
Production Designer : Agata Piccardo
Synopsis:
A young woman is attacked by her memories from her childhood and the dictatorship; she must free herself from her fears and keep moving forward.
School of Image - Veritas University Costa Rica 0
56-66 EMBARKO
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Details:

Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Kai Lee Hague
Director: Kai Lee Hague
Producer: n/a
DOP: n/a
Sound: Helena McGill
Editor: n/a
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
When two delivery dogs on a job discover buried treasure in the mountains, their conflicting interests lead to dire consequences.
Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 0
56-66 FOLLOW THE WAY
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Details:

Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Robin Daloze, Jin-Jhoo Detienne, Delphine Kubiela
Director: Robin Daloze, Jin-Jhoo Detienne, Delphine Kubiela
Producer: Media Diffusion
Animation: Robin Daloze, Jin-Jhoo Detienne, Delphine Kubiela
DOP: Romain Vermeiren
Sound: Grégory Babut du Marès, Raphael Lapoulle, Xavier de Maere
Editor: Robin Daloze, Jin-Jhoo Detienne, Delphine Kubiela
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A young man begins an adventure in a strange forest hoping he can find his beloved who is trapped inside.
Institut des Arts de Diffusion (IAD) Belgium 0
56-66 RED CHRISTMAS
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Details:

Length: 2'
Screenwriter: Royce Marnell
Director: Royce Marnell
Producer: Royce Marnell
Animation: Royce Marnell
DOP: Royce Marnell
Sound: Royce Marnell
Editor: Royce Marnell
Production Designer : Royce Marnell
Synopsis:
Driven by hate, Mr. Smith plans to get revenge by plotting to kill Santa Claus after a lifetime of being given nothing but lumpy coal.
Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 0
56-66 STORY ABOARD
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Louis Billaud
Director: Louis Billaud
Producer: Louis Billaud
Animation: Louis Billaud
DOP: Louis Billaud
Sound: Jean Fournier, Louis Billaud
Editor: Louis Billaud
Production Designer : Louis Billaud
Synopsis:
The wandering of an individual through the city and imaginary landscapes, seeking his place in the world and evoking his concerns about our time.
ENSAV France 0
56-66 THE ONE YOU MISS
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Details:

Length: 4'
Screenwriter: LAM Lok Yee Joy
Director: LAM Lok Yee Joy
Producer: n/a
Animation: LAM Lok Yee Joy
DOP: n/a
Sound: LAM Lok Yee Joy
Editor: LAM Lok Yee Joy
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The lover separated by death, but a promise once again reconnected them. Faced with regrets and pain of life, would you choose to confront It bravely or let it go?
Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 0
56-66 TRUST ME
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Details:

Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Zlata Golecová, Júlia Oreská
Director: Zlata Golecová
Producer: FTF VŠMU
Animation: Zlata Golecová, Marianna Bódy
DOP: Marcel Smieško
Sound: Natália Jancová
Editor: Katka Koniarová, Zlata Golecová
Production Designer : Silvia Malovcová
Synopsis:
„Trust me. I know what I am doing.“ The film depicts the relationship between mother and her child. How close and far they are to each other. And what happens when child needs to fly away from the nest.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 0
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