Thursday, October 04, 2012

25th European Film Awards - Short Film Nominations

With this year’s final nomination having been announced at the International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece), the list of nominated short films is now complete.

The short film initiative is organized by the European Film Academy in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards.

These are the nominated short films.

Angers Short Film Nominee
L’AMBASSADEUR ET MOI (The Ambassador And Me), directed by Jan Czarlewski, Switzerland, 15 min, documentary

Berlin Short Film Nominee
VILAINE FILLE MAUVAIS GARÇON (Two Ships), directed by Justine Triet, France, 30 min, fiction

Bristol Short Film Nominee
MITEN MARJOJA POIMITAAN (How To Pick Berries), directed by Elina Talvensaari, Finland, 18 min, documentary

Cork Short Film Nominee
TWO HEARTS, directed by Darren Thornton , Ireland, 17 min, fiction

Drama Short Film Nominee
EINSPRUCH VI (Objection VI), directed by Rolando Colla, Switzerland, 17 min, fiction

Ghent Short Film Nominee
DEMAIN, ÇA SERA BIEN (Tomorrow Will Be Good), directed by Pauline Gay, France, 16 min, fiction

Grimstad Short Film Nominee
SESSIZ / BÉ DENG (Silent), directed by L. Rezan Yeşilbaş, Turkey, 14 min, fiction

Krakow Short Film Nominee
VILLA ANTROPOFF, directed by Vladimir Leschiov & Kaspar Jancis, Latvia/Estonia, 13 min, animation

Locarno Short Film Nominee
BACK OF BEYOND, directed by Michael Lennox, UK, 25 min, fiction

Rotterdam Short Film Nominee
IM FREIEN (In the Open), directed by Albert Sackl, Austria, 23 min, experimental

Tampere Short Film Nominee
CSICSKA (Beast), directed by Attila Till, Hungary, 20 min, fiction

Valladolid Short Film Nominee
SUPERMAN, SPIDERMAN SAU BATMAN (Superman, Spiderman or Batman), directed by Tudor Giurgiu, Romania, 11 min, fiction

Venice Short Film Nominee
TITLOI TELOUS (Out of Frame), directed by Yorgos Zois, Greece, 10 min, experimental

Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee
MANHÃ DE SANTO ANTÓNIO (Morning of Saint Anthony’s Day), directed by João Pedro Rodrigues, Portugal, 25 min, fiction

To check the official announcement go here. The nominees will be presented to the over 2,700 members of the European Film Academy and it is they who will elect the overall winner: the European Film Academy Short Film 2012 which will be presented at the 25th European Film Awards Ceremony on 1 December in Malta.

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