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2012

Fiction

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1 SILENT RIVER
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Anca Miruna Lazarescu
Director: Anca Miruna Lazarescu
Producer: Filmallee, Daniel Schmidt, Strada Film, HFF/M, Bavarian Television
Animator: n/a
DOP: Christian Stangassinger
Sound: Thorsten Bolze, Alexandru Dragomir
Editor: Dan Olteanu
Production Designer: Cinzia Fossati, Dragos, Epure
Synopsis:
Romania, 1986: Gregor and Vali want to get away. Both need each other, yet there is mutual distrust. One night Gregor finds his doubts confirmed. In the end only hope is left.
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF) Germany 73
2 BACK AGAINST THE WALL
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Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et Techniques de Diffusion (INSAS) Belgium 70
3 REACHING OUT TO MAMA
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Olga Tomenko
Director: Olga Tomenko
Producer: VGIK
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gennady Meder
Sound: Nina Nikish
Editor: n/a
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Amidst the hustle and bustle of family life, amidst it's scandals, big and small, it's hard to remember how much you love the ones close to you. But when you think that they are gone forever, everything changes.
Russian State University of Сinematography n.a. S.Gerasimov VGIK Russia 69
4 AVERAGE
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Isabel Prahl
Director: Isabel Prahl
Producer: Academy of Media Arts & eitelsonnenschein GmbH
Animator: n/a
DOP: Maximilian Kaiser
Sound: Kai Holzkämper
Editor: Daniel Scheuch
Synopsis:
“Average” is the story of a young teacher who wants to be a good, and well-liked teacher. But his ideals are challenged at every turn.
Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM) Germany 58
5-6 LAST CALLS
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Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Jerusalem (JSFS) Israel 51
5-6 SHOOT THE MOON
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Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts United States 51
7 FROZEN STORIES
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Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz (PWSFTViT) Poland 48
8-9 A CURIOUS CONJUNCTION OF COINCIDENCES
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Netherlands Film Academy (NFA) Netherlands 46
8-9 ALLAH IS GREAT
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Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) India 46
10 OF DOGS AND HORSES
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Clemens Meyer, Thomas Stuber
Director: Thomas Stuber
Producer: Pascal Nothdurft, Undine Filter, Thomas Král
Animator: n/a
DOP: Peter Matjasko
Sound: Johannes Doberenz
Editor: Philipp Thomas
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Rolf’s old dog Piet suffers from hip dysplasia. Piet could be operated on for 3000 Euros, but that’s an amount Rolf can only dream about. Rolf puts everything on the table: At a horse racing track he bets the last of his money.
Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW) Germany 45
11 FOR ELSIE
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Westminster Film School / University of Westminster (WFS) United Kingdom 35
12 ALTO SAUCE
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Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) Spain 34
13 WISPER OF FLOWERS
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National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) Taiwan 26
14-15 BINO
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VCA School of Film and Television / University of Melbourne (VCA) Australia 25
14-15 DREAMLAND
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American Film Institute Conservatory (AFI) United States 25
16-17 BARBIE BLUES
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Adi Kutner
Director: Adi Kutner
Producer: Rona Feldman
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pablo Arcuschin
Sound: Shai Levy
Editor: Amir Winkler
Synopsis:
When Mika, a suburban teenager, finds a disturbing creature in her pool, she asks her new friendly neighbor Gershon for help. The two end up spending the afternoon together by the pool, but what starts off as a friendly encounter between two neighbors turns into a painful lesson on the borders of control.
The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (TAU) Israel 24
16-17 THE WEDDING PARTY
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Universidad del Cine (UCINE) Argentina 24
18 THE OUTSIDER
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Beijing Film Academy (BFA) China 22
19-21 NOT WORTH MENTIONING
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York University Department of Film - Fine Arts Canada 21
19-21 THE LETTER
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Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) Belgium 21
19-21 TOMORROW WILL BE GOOD
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Length: 18'
Screenwriter: Pauline Gay, Benjamin Goby
Director: Pauline Gay
Producer: Jeremy Durand
Animator: n/a
DOP: Chloé Lesueur
Sound: Fanny Weinzaeplflen
Editor: Julie Léna
Synopsis:
Portrait of two lost girls…
La Fémis France 21
22-23 ONLY SOUND REMAINS
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Arash Ashtiani
Director: Arash Ashtiani
Producer: Anshu Poddar
Animator: n/a
DOP: Pierre- Alain Giraud
Sound: Jhana Weekes
Editor: Pierre- Alain Giraud
Production Designer: Theofano Pitsillidou
Synopsis:
In the wake of the violent post-election protests in Iran, a man and his wife Babak and Nahid, try to hide the devastating news from Babak's grandmother that his brother is missing. Both Babak and Nahid know what to expect, and as they prepare dinner for the grandmother they desperately try to protect her from the news that her other grandson will not be joining them for dinner.
London Film School (LFS) United Kingdom 19
22-23 SLEEPING PATTERNS
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Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Degree Programme in Media Finland 19
24 THE ROOM
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Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C. (CCC) Mexico 17
25 SO IT GOES
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Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture / ELO Film School Helsinki Finland 16
26-27 NAZI GORENG
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Hamburg Media School (HMS) Germany 15
26-27 TILL SUMMER COMES
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Ilaria Macchia, Andrea Paolo Massara
Director: Pasquale Marino
Producer: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Production with the partecipation of Rai Cinema
Animator: n/a
DOP: Valentina Belli
Sound: Andrea Ottina
Editor: Mauro Rossi
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A May afternoon, Nicholas, Daniel and Lollo can still do something to save their friendship: fighting against a destiny that wants to divide them.
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC) Italy 15
28-31 BEING
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Lai Ming Yan Mr
Director: Lai Ming Yan Mr
Producer: Yip Ka Ho Mr
Animator: n/a
DOP: Yang Fan Mr
Sound: Tang Hok Lun Mr
Editor: Fung Ka Po Ms
Synopsis:
"-being" In this city, those he once loved, once abandoned, once lost and forgotten... Maybe there is just too much for him to remember. A man embarked on a journey, in search for those faded memories, recalling his long lost past of being a person; being human.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / School of Film and Television (HKAPA) Hong Kong 13
28-31 DAILY VISIT
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Higher Institute of Cinema (HCI) Egypt 13
28-31 NOBODY SINGS ABOUT OLD LADIES
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Javier Biglieri, Alejandra Virkel, Manuel Sierra Alonso
Director: Javier Biglieri
Producer: Alejandra Virkel
Animator: n/a
DOP: Javier Biglieri, Eugenia Fontana
Sound: Eugenia Fontana
Editor: Javier Biglieri, Eugenia Fontana
Synopsis:
1954, Buenos Aires. Nora, a young lady living with her mother, escapes to meet her sweetheart, only to find herself into a big disappointment. 50 years later, this now lonely woman is sent to an institution ran by a mean administrator. There, Nora will discover that her love story is not over yet. Thanks to her new friend’s help, she will start believing in love again.
Universidad de Buenos Aires / Diseño de Imagen y Sonido FADU (UBA) Argentina 13
28-31 THE CHILL
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Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb (ADU) Croatia 13
32-33 AGAINST THE SEA
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Richard Parkin
Director: Richard Parkin
Producer: Laura Irene Arvisu
Animator: n/a
DOP: Topher Osborn
Sound: Benjamin Hoekstrai, Katrina Frederick
Editor: Richard Parkin
Production Designer: Noney Riddle
Synopsis:
Despite his wife's disapproval, Hector bides his time as a deep-sea diver to provide for his family and to save for his own fishing boat. But after an accident at sea, Hector is forced to confront the deadly nature of his profession and the responsibilities to his family.
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 12
32-33 BROTHERS
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LUCA School of Arts (LUCA) Belgium 12
34 BOW TIED
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University of Québec Montréal / School of Media (UQAM) Canada 11
35-37 BELOW ZERO
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Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF Germany 9
35-37 NO WORDS
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: ÁngeIa 8VMKYIVSWTrigueros
Director: Bel Armenteros
Producer: Luis Vidal
Animator: n/a
DOP: Judit M. Marin
Sound: Quique Espejo
Editor: Antía Otero
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Guzman takes in his grandson David for a few days while his mother is on a trip. They do not know each other, innocence confronted with experience. Whether it turns out well or badly only depends on them, but the rancour of years of oblivion surfaces from their first encounter.
ECAM (The Madrid Film School) Spain 9
35-37 THE LETTER
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German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB) Germany 9
38-39 PORTRAIT OF A FAMILY
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Length: 16'
Screenwriter: Victoria Rivera
Director: Victoria Rivera
Producer: Victoria Rivera
Animator: n/a
DOP: Spencer Katz
Sound: Chris Shashaty
Editor: Nick Noyes
Production Designer: Camilo Lizarralde
Synopsis:
Antonio is 12 years old. Today is his father’s funeral. He will learn more about his father today than in their 12 years living under the same roof. This is the story of a broken family and the unexpected chance to fix it.
School of Visual Arts United States 8
38-39 PRETTY GIRLS DON'T CRY ANYMORE
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Length: 25'
Screenwriter: Gabriel Gonzalez, Francisco Moser
Director: Gabriel Gonzalez
Producer: Cinema/cinéma du réel Department of Geneva University of Art and Design
Animator: n/a
DOP: Gabriel Lobos
Sound: Carlos Ibañez
Editor: Antonio Trullen, Gabriel Gonzalez
Synopsis:
The nocturnal wanderings of three girls, whose pleasures are accomplished in perverse acts of violence. There is a paradoxical innocence about these games of seduction and provocation, a way of existing in a general disillusion. A realistic narrative until the break of day.
Film Department/cinéma du réel - Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD) Switzerland 8
40-42 DUBBING
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Northern Film School / Leeds Beckett University (NFS/LBU) United Kingdom 7
40-42 LITTLE FIGHTERS
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Zurich University of the Arts / Department of Performing Arts and Film (ZHdK) Switzerland 7
40-42 TWENTY DOLLARS
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Academy of Film / Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Hong Kong 7
43-44 BETTWEEN THE RAINS
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Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) India 6
43-44 CUBA
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Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts (DIMA) South Korea 6
45-46 HELLO KITTY
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National University of Theatre and Film (UNATC) Romania 5
45-46 UNTIL DEATH DO US PART
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National School of Film Experimentation and Production (ENERC) Argentina 5
47-48 ANDERS
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South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) South Africa 4
47-48 SLEEPING PERV IS WORLD-FAMOUS FOR 5 MINUTES
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Film Academy Vienna (UMDK) Austria 4
49-56 ADEM`S WELL
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Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) Turkey 3
49-56 HERITAGE
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National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) Ghana 3
49-56 KHOREIA
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Teresa Pereira
Director: Manuel Guerra
Producer: Mariana Correia
Animator: n/a
DOP: Inês Duarte
Sound: Júlio Pereira
Editor: Joana Góis
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Sometimes we forget the reason why we do things. Sofia is a very keen student of ballet, but does not have enough confidence in their abilities. Will Sofia be able to let go by "movement" of her body?
Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC) Portugal 3
49-56 SISYPHUS’ DANCE
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: André Lourenço, Paulo Valente
Director: André Lourenço, Paulo Valente
Producer: André Lourenço
Animator: 3D: Fábio Vilares
DOP: Rodolfo Silveira
Sound: João Portela
Editor: Ricardo Lisboa
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Hermes, an ultimate generation android, realizes that the two humans he was charged to watch over had the ability to read books, an activity that was considered threatening in a period in time where all actions were controlled by a state intelligence organization, ran by elusive virtual entities that nobody knew how to confront.
Universidade Lusófona / Film and Media Arts Department (ULHT) Portugal 3
49-56 SURPLUS
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Institute for the Preservation of National Audio Visual Heritage (IFCA/CRTV) Cameroon 3
49-56 THE RED VEIL
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Puttnam School of Film & Animation / LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) Singapore 3
49-56 WHERE HAVE YOU GONE
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Length: 17'
Screenwriter: Babet Mader
Director: Vladimir Tagić
Producer: Faculty of drmatic arts-FDU & OSTPOL Leipzig
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ivan Kostić
Sound: Predrag Adamović, Stevan Milošević
Editor: Nataša Pantić
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Saturday morning. Peter and Bilja, during breakfast, plan a visit to their son, who is studying in Belgrade. Bilja proposes to spend a little time alone together. Peter wants that too. Peter goes on a fishing expedition. Bilja starts to cry.
Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDU) Serbia 3
49-56 WIND OVER LAKE
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Screen Academy Scotland (SAS) United Kingdom 3
57-61 HANS AND GRETA
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Lahti University of Applied Sciences Finland 2
57-61 HOUND
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University of São Paulo / School of Communications and Arts / Department of Film, Radio and Television (USP) Brazil 2
57-61 ON A LOWER LEVEL
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University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SzFE) Hungary 2
57-61 THE OCEAN
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Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Federico Del Monte
Director: Federico Del Monte
Producer: Priyanka Singh
Animator: n/a
DOP: Priyanka Singh
Sound: Prashant Choudhary
Editor: Maanavi Bedi
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A poor fisherman tells his son the fable of the king who went underwater and refused to return to the world as long as there existed despair and suffering. The little boy is now faced with similar providence as he follows in his father’s footsteps into the perilous monsoon seas.
Whistling Woods International (WWI) India 2
57-61 UNFOLD
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ENSAV France 2
62 THE HOLE AHEAD
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Length: 14'
Screenwriter: Anis Leka, Topo Klima
Director: Emiljo Leka
Producer: Eol Çashku
Animator: n/a
DOP: Rron Ismajli
Sound: Elton Baxhaku
Editor: Emiljo Leka
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
Vian is resting when reminiscences come back; whispers and visions carry her far from reality. She is in love with Alfred who is attracted by Ema, her other personality. Is it a vision of a woman or pure reality.
Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi (AFMM) Albania 1
63-66 AWAY
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Baltic Film, Media, Art and Communication School of Tallinn University (BFM) Estonia 0
63-66 BAND OF MISCHIEF
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic / School of Film & Media Studies Singapore 0
63-66 DEATH CAUSE
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Length: 7'
Screenwriter: Nikoloz Mdivani, Levan Sikharulidze
Director: Levan Sikharulidze
Producer: Levan Sikharulidze
Animator: n/a
DOP: Guri Goliadze
Sound: Nino Tevdorashvili
Editor: Giorgi Ghvinianidze
Production Designer: n/a
Synopsis:
A traditional Georgian home-held panikhida. Brother and sister are mourning for their mother's sudden death. Yet everything changes when a family friend brings the death cause document...
Theatre and Film Georgia State University (TAFU) Georgia 0
63-66 WORDS
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Escuela Superior de Artes y Espectáculos Spain 0


Documentary

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1 THE TIME WE HAVE
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National Film School of Denmark (DDF) Denmark 101
2-3 EIGHTY EIGHT
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Length: 11'
Screenwriter: Seb Feehan, Josh Bamford
Director: Seb Feehan
Producer: Hannah Bone
Animator: n/a
DOP: Josh Bamford
Sound: Seb Feehan, Josh Bamford
Editor: Seb Feehan, Josh Bamford
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Champion roller skater, cyclist and swimmer: Ralph Settle refuses to let old age get the better of him. Now 88 and a widower, everyone on the streets of Cornwall knows “The Banjoman”.
University of South Wales (NFS/USW) United Kingdom 43
2-3 LOVE HACKING
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Jenni Nelson
Director: Jenni Nelson
Producer: Jenni Nelson
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jenni Nelson
Sound: Jenni Nelson
Editor: Jenni Nelson
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A virtual relationship becomes a reality when a robot inventor journeys to Nepal to meet his fiancé for the first time.
Stanford University United States 43
4 9 SCENES OF VIOLENCE
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Michael Krotkiewski
Director: Michael Krotkiewski
Producer: Michael Krotkiewski & PeA Holmquist
Animator: n/a
DOP: Lars Siltberg
Sound: Michael Krotkiewski, Calle Budde Roos
Editor: Erik Andersson
Synopsis:
Violence is a potential force within all of us. In this documentary, people return to the moment when impulse transcended into action, and when their lives -or someone else's life - were forever changed. Without explanatory circumstances, this film opens the forbidden doors to the darker side of the human psyche.
Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts / Stockholm University of the Arts (SADA) Sweden 42
5 DUSTY NIGHT
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Length: 19'
Screenwriter: Ali Hazara
Director: Ali Hazara
Producer: Ateliers Varan, France
Animator: n/a
DOP: Ali Hazara
Sound: Nooroallah Hussaini
Editor: Reza Serkanian
Synopsis:
At dusk, a team of sweepers come in from the outskirts and work at night, Shadows among shadows, displacing the heavy dust, along an avenue in the flashing lights of cars and glimmering shops or gas station.
Ateliers Varan France 41
6 SAYDA
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Institut d'études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) Lebanon 25
7 ESTONIA
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Lucas Bonolo
Director: Lucas Bonolo
Producer: Camelia Farfán
Animator: n/a
DOP: Camilo Soratti Cirianni
Sound: Sergio Fernández Borrás
Editor: Juan Manuel Gamazo Pérez
Synopsis:
It’s been 40 years that Bonifacio works to the Cuban State as a piano tuner. Every week he visits a conservatory in Havana downtown to tune an old grand piano. Protected from the chaotic city, he finds through the music a sort of spiritualism which becomes a whole world of sound.
International School of Film and TV (EICTV) Cuba 21
8 VERA KLEMENT: BLUNT EDGE
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Columbia College Chicago (CCC) United States 20
9 FINDING BENJAMAN
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Florida State University / College of Motion Picture Arts (FSU) United States 18
10 THE SIEGE
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Length: 15'
Screenwriter: Tiziana Poli
Director: Tiziana Poli
Producer: ZeLIG, School for Documentary; Television and New Media
Animator: n/a
DOP: Livia Romano
Sound: Beniamino Casagrande
Editor: Beniamino Casagrande
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A no-place in an indefinite time: a massive military presence occupies a city. The siege drifts along the tracks of some borderline. The survivors wander among ruins of fortification and abandoned barracks. They recall their military service: a journey into the roots of fear.
ZeLIG - School for Documentary, Television and New Media Italy 17
11-12 DYING GREEN
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American University United States 14
11-12 WHERE HAVE ALL THE GERMANS GONE
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Length: 30'
Screenwriter: Petra Nesvačilová
Director: Petra Nesvačilová
Producer: FAMU
Animator: n/a
DOP: Jan Látal, Tomáš Jelínek, Vít Klusák
Sound: Ladislav Greiner
Editor: Josef Krajbich
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Film EXPULSION looks at several figures in order to explore the post-war relationship between Germans and Czechs. The main protagonist is Bernd Posselt, today a member of the European Parliament, who has based his political career on the expulsion. In private, he is kind, accommodating, and somewhat awkward. But this all changes when he begins to speak to his countrymen.
Film and Television School / Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) Czech Republic 14
13-15 I WISHED YOU WERE BY MY SIDE
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Niina Vuorisara
Director: Niina Vuorisara
Producer: Vilja Savonlahti
Animator: n/a
DOP: Saara Marttinen, Sakari Mäkelä
Sound: Mikko Aspelin
Editor: Niina Vuorisara
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A young woman's story about a broken relationship with her mother, about hope and the burden of forgiveness.
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) Finland 10
13-15 THE EMPEROR
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Length: 24'
Screenwriter: Nikolaj Vodošek
Director: Nikolaj Vodošek
Producer: Jožica Blatnik
Animator: n/a
DOP: Uroš Hočevar
Sound: Jure Strajnar
Editor: Katarina Šedlbauer
Synopsis:
Along the Styrian highway lies a 600-meter long castle wall - Niko Kaiser's empire. The owner of a huge junkyard, a restaurant manager, a hotelier, a sculptor and a mayoral candidate in spite of all difficulties and problems stubbornly fights for a better tomorrow. If only Slovenia would not stand in his way!
University of Ljubljana / Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) Slovenia 10
13-15 THE MOON IS A WONDERFUL PLACE
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international film school cologne (ifs) Germany 10
16 ATLAS
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Length: 22'
Screenwriter: Emilio Reyes-Bassail
Director: Emilio Reyes-Bassail
Producer: Astrid Dominguez
Animator: n/a
DOP: Aníbal Barco
Sound: Bernardo Loce
Editor: Emilio Reyes-Bassail
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
What bonds a bodybuilder with catastrophe? Atlas explores through a poetic mode the deep relationships that bodies keep with politics, architecture and dystopia. Through montage, this documentary tries to develop an open reflection on bodies that grow without boundaries.
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City (IBERO) Mexico 8
17 WAVES
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Length: 21'
Screenwriter: Samantha Lee
Director: Samantha Lee
Producer: Joe Alandy
Animator: n/a
DOP: Samantha Lee
Sound: n/a
Editor: Samantha Lee
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
AGOS (Waves) gives us a glimpse of the life of surfer Mocca Eduzma as she goes about her daily life in a rural village in the Philippines. It goes beyond the stereotype of the surfing lifestyle is while at the same time exploring its fundamental values like perseverance, simplicity and passion.
University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI) Phillipines 7
18-19 REQUIEM FOR ETERNITY
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Length: 12'
Screenwriter: Alberto Resendiz Gomez
Director: Alberto Resendiz Gomez
Producer: Armando Casas
Animator: n/a
DOP: Victor Davila
Sound: Gabriel Herrera, Rodolfo Torres
Editor: Alberto Resendiz Gomez
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
In August, 2007, after some medical studies, I was diagnosed with bone cancer. This movie is based on the memories that I keep of those days.
National School of Film Arts / National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAC/UNAM) Mexico 4
18-19 THE OLD MASTER
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Academy of Arts Belgrade Serbia 4


Animation

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1 ABUELAS
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Length: 9'
Screenwriter: Francesca Gardiner
Director: Afarin Eghbal
Producer: Kasia Malipan
Animation: Afarin Eghbal, Abbie Alvarez, Matthew Barton, Patxi Gil Crenier, Claire Ransom
DOP: Claire Buxton
Sound: Nikola Zivojinovic
Editor: Katherine Lee
Production Designer : Ines Afonso
Synopsis:
In a small apartment in Buenos Aires, an old woman eagerly awaits the birth of her grandchild and all the joys of becoming a grandmother. However, horrific circumstances mean that she will be forced to wait for over 30 years. Using real-life testimonials this animated-documentary raises issues of memory, repression and loss.
National FIlm and Television School (NFTS) United Kingdom 113
2 THE RENTER
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CalArts School of Film/Video (CALARTS) United States 74
3 HOWL
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Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD) Israel 51
4 MURKY PAPERS
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Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Heta Jokinen
Director: Heta Jokinen
Producer: Eija Saarinen
Animation: Heta Jokinen
DOP: Heta Jokinen
Sound: Heta Jokinen
Editor: Heta Jokinen
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
Everybody needs a hiding place but it can only last a while.
Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Arts Academy / Degree Programme in Film and Media Finland 40
5 THE PLATFORM
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Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Ruairi Twohig
Director: Ruairi Twohig
Producer: Ruairi Twohig
Animation: Ruairi Twohig
DOP: Ruairi Twohig
Sound: Mirko Uhlig
Editor: Ruairi Twohig
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An old man sits waiting for a train as the world around him slowly crumbles apart.
National Film School / Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Ireland 31
6 PHOTOGRAPHS
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Length: 6'
Screenwriter: Brendan Clogher, Christina Manrique
Director: Brendan Clogher, Christina Manrique
Producer: Brendan Clogher, Christina Manrique
Animation: Brendan Clogher, Christina Manrique
DOP: n/a
Sound: Brendan Clogher, Christina Manrique
Editor: Brendan Clogher, Christina Manrique
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
An elderly woman living in an abandoned town finds a camera, which becomes a means for her to recreate her past life and remember a lost love.
Loyola Marymount University / School of Film and Television (LMU) United States 28
7 THE WEDDING
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Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Jack Vening
Director: Simon Cottee
Producer: Simon Cottee
Animation: Simon Cottee
DOP: Simon Cottee
Sound: Dan Brumm
Editor: Simon Cottee
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A melancholy boy attends his estranged Father's wedding to a large Latino woman aboard a small and cramped boat on a shark infested sea.
Griffith Film School (GFS) Australia 27
8 JACK OF DIAMONDS
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GITR FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL Russia 21
9 A FEW MILLIMETERS UNDER THE ROOT
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Length: 8'
Screenwriter: Michal Haruštiak
Director: Michal Haruštiak
Producer: FTF VŠMU (executive producer: Zuzana Jankovicova)
Animation: Michal Harustiak
DOP: n/a
Sound: Peter Hilčanksý, Jano Flaškár
Editor: Michal Lipa
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
The old man is struggling for finding a peaceful place to read his favourite book, but instead he is made run away from intensified noise. But one cannot always run away from problems, it may lead to a place where is no escape.
Academy of Performing Arts / Film and Television Faculty (VSMU) Slovakia 20
10 THE GIFT
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Details:

Length: 3'
Screenwriter: Sava Komitski
Director: Sava Komitski
Producer: Prof.Ph.D. Stanislav Semerdjiev
Animation: Sava Komitski
DOP: Sava Komitski
Sound: Sava Komitski
Editor: Sava Komitski
Production Designer : n/a
Synopsis:
A man is trying to get the attention of a girl, who is sitting on a bench reading a book. The man starts bringing her gifts, one after the other, but what could be the most special gift?
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) Bulgaria 16
11 HAIRPINS
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Length: 5'
Screenwriter: Ramona Mismetti
Director: Ramona Mismetti
Producer: Milano Cinema е televisione
DOP: Paolo Zaninelli, Fabzo Possanzini
Sound: Andrea Carenzi, Mirko Andrina
Editor: Ramona Mismetti
Synopsis:
A woman is undoing her hairstyle in front of the mirror. As she puts the hairpins on the shelf and leaves, they start fighting and one of them falls down the sink: it's the start of an amazing voyage in a wonderful world.
Milano Civica Scuola di Cinema (MCSC) Italy 8
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