This is the list of the films screened at Short Film Factory (by SHORT to the Point) in March 2018.
BEST FILM @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Michael Podogil
Synopsis: A young couple admits to see an off theater play in a mysterious dark basement. The play begins as ‘arty’ as expected – some people film it amused with their phones. But the mood changes, when Manfred Amour, the author of the play enters the cellar.
FAMILY FOR SALE
BEST DIRCTOR AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Sebastien Petretti
Synopsis: A small hole in a condom back in 1980, and Xav is conceived… Ironic when you know
that Oscar owns a sex shop. Oscar is the father. Typhaine, the mother, is a disinherited
bourgeois. Since the arrival of Petra, Typhaine can’t stop throwing herself against the
wall to express her discomfort. Petra is Oscar’s mistress. Xav has tried getting used to
his family, but eighteen years later, he’s had enough…
THE INNER SIDE
BEST SCREENPLAY AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Dániel Reich
Synopsis: Domi is a 33 years old autistic boy, who never speaks and lives with his mother and father. They try everything to cure him, but no effect. The mother cynically tells the story of their unlucky family, she is hopeless. Only the books bring happiness in Domi’s life. He is obsessed by books. The family tries a new psychologist, Aliz, who soon realizes how important the books are for Domi. Now Aliz starts to write a story for Domi. This book changes the world around Domi, we see the story becoming alive and driving the boy towards the solution.
BEST EDITING AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: David Braun
Synopsis: Year 2137, animals have so long disappeared that the younger generations do not even have a memory. While the reigning environmentalist dictatorship is trying to reintroduce a hen in the forest, the eco-citizens are formally banned on coming up to it. But Oscar, who illegally kept an ancient cookery book at his place, has a bee in his bonnet: eating it!
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Chris Barrett, Luke Taylor
Country: United Kingdom
Synopsis: A bizarre incident as a young boy left Aaron with an unusual facial disfigurement. Isolated and vulnerable, Aaron seeks comfort in the friendship and understanding of an unexpected group of outcasts.
BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Matthias Kreter
Synopsis: During a 10-minute ride, we witness in 2 parallel long-takes the changing rivalries between three gangsters and the growing panic of their hostage in the truck. The kidnappers are only minutes away from delivering the captive to their boss. They just have to cross a river.
Agent 327: Operation Barbershop
BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Hjalti Hjalmarsson, Colin Levy
Synopsis: Agent 327 is investigating a clue that leads him to a barbershop in Amsterdam. Little he knows that he is being tailed by mercenary Boris Kloris…
TASTE OF LOVE
BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Paul Scheufler
Synopsis: „What is the taste of love?“ Could it be sweet, sour, bitter or even salty? A girl embarks on an aromatic journey of love, stimulating her taste buds to the point of climax. With all senses, she explores the various forms love can take on.
BEST MUSIC VIDEO AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Artem Skiy
Synopsis: The first AI (Artificial Intelligence) did not have a specific location, rather it was spread through a global network of computers. The birth of Eve, a manifestation of AI in a physical human body, was not made in a lab, nor grown in a petri dish. Eve was born underground, deep in a utility level, constructed in the air from carefully rearranged elements.
BEST AMATEUR SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP NOVEMBER 2017 AWARDS
Director: Francisco Javier García
Synopsis: A normal day, on the way home, strange things, and an escape from something incomprehensible.