FACES • 2020

DIRECTOR: Iván Sainz-Pardo

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '9

 

SYNOPSIS: A love story in the times of programmed obsolescence.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

• Best Director

SHORT FILMS

GRAN PRIX • 2020

DIRECTOR: Alex Rademakers

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '13

 

SYNOPSIS: Charly goes to the hospital because his brother has asked for it. Upon arrival, he discovers that his father is dying but he does not want to know anything, he still does not forgive him. His brother tries to convince him to say goodbye to him. If he has anything to say this is his last chance.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

DIRECTOR: Jonas Ljung

COUNTRY: Sweden

RUNTIME: '5

 

SYNOPSIS: Animal Food is a dark comedy about a socially awkward man with an abnormal interest in bird food. What's cultural acceptable to eat, and what's not?

The story is told using specific and rhythmic visuals, without using any dialogue.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

ANIMAL FOOD • 2020

DIRECTOR: Jonathan Herzberg

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '10

 

SYNOPSIS: A homeless man follows another man. When the man disappears inside a building the follower turns out to be more than meets the eye.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

ELEGY FOR #23 • 2020

DIRECTOR: Paula Viso

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '8

 

SYNOPSIS: The city knows that two people are going to fall in love today and has a plan to make that happen. But when events do not happen as planned, the city will have to do everything possible so that these two people can see each other.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

A GREEN RAY • 2021

DIRECTOR: Anaïs Venturi, Philip Matteacioli

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '14

 

SYNOPSIS: Diane and her teenager daughter are coming back home after holidays. They found their apartment in a mess, occupied by a squatter. Alex, having rent through a famous website, is supposed to have checked out. But he refuses to leave. What to do with that alien?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

B&B 2.0 • 2020

DIRECTOR: Marc Camardons Cirera

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '17

 

SYNOPSIS: Mateo is a young seminarian who wants to dedicate his life to God. He lives a simple life, dedicated to the fields and to prayer with his companions. All the ideals and precepts that Mateo knows are at risk when he meets Salvador, another seminarian who sees things a little differently. His beliefs conflict with his thoughts and his whole world is upset by this boy who tries to be true to himself.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

PILE OF SALT • 2020

DIRECTOR: Josh Hale

COUNTRY: Australia

RUNTIME: '18

 

SYNOPSIS: After an assassination goes wrong an elite killer finds herself in a world and relationship she never thought she could have. But is it really possible to leave a life on the other side of the law behind and never look back?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

SKIN DEEP • 2020

DIRECTOR: Juliette Rose

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '25

 

SYNOPSIS: Jacques life’s is suspended to the hypothetical return of his daughter who disappeared seven years ago. He lives his days between his work in a supermarket and his empty house. But one day strange details disrupt his routine and wake him from his numb existence.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

ALICE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Orlando Almeida

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '29

 

SYNOPSIS: While exploring on a seemingly uninhabited planet, a Scout is captured and interrogated about an unknown "Mr. D". But he is not alone. Will the worried Scout survive?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

RED CLOUD • 2020

DIRECTOR: Seungwoo Choi

COUNTRY: South Korea

RUNTIME: '30

 

SYNOPSIS: A young man who lived in Seoul returns to his home town to take care of his father's barn after his father's sudden death. Ultimately, the young man gets a glimpse of his father's life.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

FATHER'S BARN • 2021