Congratulations to our STTP Award Winners

Congratulations to our August 2018 Award Winners

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SHORT TO THE POINT – AUGUST 2018 AWARDS


BEST FILM

Tea with Lemon

Director: Robert Harrison

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 11:32

Synopsis: A clueless poet and café regular attempts to charm a waitress by constructing an enigmatic persona and learning her mother tongue. But she is too preoccupied by her failing marriage to notice his futile efforts.


BEST DIRECTOR

The Casting of an innocent woman

Director: Jacob Thomas Pilgaard

Country: Denmark

Duration: 20:00

Synopsis: The young actress Sara is at an audition for her first potential lead role in a feature film. However the casting quickly goes sideways and Sara needs to face a dark chapter in her past.


BEST SCREENPLAY

By Halves

Director: Anastasia Eleftheriou

Writer: Moritz Pfeifer

Country: Greece

Duration: 16:13

Synopsis: A woman finishes a wooden boat in her workshop and then takes it to a beach. But she’s afraid to take the boat out on the sea. Watching the tide go away without her, she leaves the beach and abandons the boat, letting it deteriorate in a boat cemetery among other shipwrecks that she or other people have built. Back in her cabin, she starts with the construction of another boat.


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Quintessence

Director: Cem Göksoy

Country: Turkey

Duration: 06:00

Synopsis: “Quintessence” is a short film about the correlation between human and the law of energy.


BEST EDITING

Poacher

Director: Tom Whitworth

Country: Kenya

Duration: 27:44

Synopsis: A desperate farmer runs into trouble after he steals blood ivory from a gang of international terrorists.


BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM

Vonnis

Director: Walt Bladt

Country: Belgium

Duration: 08:35

Synopsis: Life is just a phase and we’re all going through it together. Let’s make it a wonderful adventure!


BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

The Modern Mom

Director: Alisa Pien

Country: Thailand

Duration: 28:10

Synopsis: An exclusive documentary around the life of ‘Madam Winnie’ Thailand’s most successful mother and famous writer of the parenting book ‘The Modern Mom’ along side with her beloved daughter and best friend, Leila, in the perspective no one has ever seen before.


BEST YOUNG DIRECTOR

Vonnis

Director: Walt Bladt

Country: Belgium

Duration: 08:35

Synopsis: Life is just a phase and we’re all going through it together. Let’s make it a wonderful adventure!


BEST CHILDREN SHORT FILM

Boy Racer

Director: Barry Fahy

Country: Ireland

Duration: 04:25

Synopsis: Evan Murphy sneaks away into his grandfathers shed and discovers a world of trinkets to play with including his grandfathers rally car.


BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM

Marfa

Director: Greg McLeod, Myles McLeod

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 08:33

Synopsis: A town on the borderlands of Texas. A place out of time. A desert where strange lights dance in the night sky. A mecca for lovers of minimalist art. A landscape of lost horses, freaks and food trucks. And then there’s the giant lemon.


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

Malgorzata Bialokoz-Smith – The Arist’s Life

Director: Maj Jukic, Magdalena Jakubowska

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 25:46

Synopsis: A short story about the life of Malgorzata Bialokoz-Smith.


BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM

Quintessence

Director: Cem Göksoy

Country: Turkey

Duration: 06:00

Synopsis: “Quintessence” is a short film about the correlation between human and the law of energy.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO

God I need a girlfriend

Director: Stefan Janoski

Country: United States

Duration: 04:32

Synopsis: From the mind of Stefan Janoski, God I need a girlfriend, a musical short story, that gives the background to the sculpture of the same name.


BEST MINI SHORT

Framed

Director: Jonathan Burteaux

Country: France

Duration: 02:15

Synopsis: Her name is Lola. She’s an actress. Today is her 153rd commercial casting. Inspired by (several) true stories.


BEST AMATEUR SHORT FILM

How to kill time

Director: Augusto Efraín López Estrada

Country: Guatemala

Duration: 08:17

Synopsis: After his marriage was over, a man has to understand that somethings are never what we expected, but that doesn’t mean we can’t move on on them. It just take more time than what he would like to.