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This is the list of the films screened at Short Film Factory [by STTP] in October 2018

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Amber

BEST FILM AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Gabriel MIRÉTÉ

Country: France

Duration: 25:18

Synopsis: Heart broken, this little town in Lozère seems to be well bleak for Barnabé. Till the day he’ll met the mysterious Ambre who’s driving him in her universe…

 

Ulises

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Jorge Malpica

Country: Mexico

Duration: 07:50

Synopsis: Ulises is a fisherman´s daily battle to try to appease his hunger. On the other, side mermaids in a classical view, are not cute and are often associated with death forces, as dangerous animals that dominate oceans based on their captivating voices. If they embezzle you with their call, they will devour your. Ulises is an obsessive struggle of men acting as a dominating force, trying to impose themselves to mother nature… This clash may well be seen as a sad battle to death between humankind and fantasy.

 

The Curse of the Internet Man

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Benjamin Lister

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 04:30

Synopsis: An expressionist nightmare about our obsession with social media and fame. Merch is an online superstar influencer. He’s adored by millions online. But in the dark depths of his own mind he is faltered. He is deeply depressed and losing a grip on reality. The life he has created online is false, and the life he has in the real world is lonely and full of pain. He seeks help from a psychiatrist. But it is too late. This isn’t an illness, it’s a curse. The curse of the Internet Man. The only way out is for Merch to end it all, to rid himself of the pain of real world – and to embrace the nirvana of the silicon. The Internet man is a comment on addiction to the internet and virality, and the terrifying impact it’s having on our mental health.

 

Far Away

BEST DIRECTOR AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Nicolas Van Ruychevelt

Country: Belgium

Duration: 23:27

Synopsis: Facing the reality of their failures, victim of their incapacity, Léa and David have to take at radical decision in the hope of saving their relationship.

 

Expend

BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Bismark Fernandes

Country: United States

Duration: 03:50

Synopsis: A stop-motion film about a man’s endless hunt for elusive energy sources in a decaying world.

 

Tiwayo “Wild”

BEST MUSIC VIDEO AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Filip Zaluska

Country: France

Duration: 04:13

Synopsis: A need for freedom, wildness, honesty, even stifled humiliation could be seen as closeness and joy of genuine friendship. But still, there is a question, whether balefulness is not cheating us in the matter of possible change.

 

You Are Here

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Nicholas Jones

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 15:30

Synopsis: You Are Here is a portrait of Tony Rogers, a rock star who is a member of one of the most successful British bands of the last 20 years, The Charlatans. Despite the glitz and glamour of fame, Tony has found a calling in working on his family land in Ireland. As we observe Tony through a year on the farm we engage with why he chooses to live in this wet, cold and difficult world.

 

Everyday

BEST SCREENPLAY AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Philippe ORREINDY

Country: France

Duration: 14:10

Synopsis: Françoise is a company director. She is under the perverse psychological influence of her superior. But is it real or is it an hallucination caused by her anguish?

 

Chemistry 101

BEST EDITING AWARD @ STTP JUNE 2018 AWARDS

Director: Mike Reft

Country: United States

Duration: 09:42

Synopsis: When a shy student musters up the courage to ask out his chemistry classmate, his plan goes awry after his love letter lands on the wrong student’s desk.