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The list of the films screened at SHORT to the Point in August 2019

This is the list of the films screened at SHORT to the Point in AUGUST 2019.

BEST FILM AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

THE PEOPLE ARE THE BRAND | Switzerland | 2019 | 22’ 

Director: Adrian Perez    

Writer: Adrian Perez       

Producer: Adrian Perez   

Cast: Anna-Katharina Müller, Philippe Schuler       

Synopsis: A doubtful photo project about fugitives makes doubtful headlines. About a journalist and a photographer lost in opportunities.

BEST SCREENPLAY & BEST COMEDY AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

A fine stew | Belgium | 2018 | 20’

Director: Marie Glichitch              

Writer: Marie Glichitch   

Producer: Mediadiffusion             

Cast: Réal Siellez, Laetitia Reva, Fanny Estève, Joffrey Verbruggen, Chloé Von Arx 

Synopsis: Easter Sunday. Catherine has cooked her stew, Manon is hungover, Jacques is late. Dad is getting married and Pierre is the one who has to announce it.  It would be just a normal family meal … if there wasn’t a dead cat in the freezer …

BEST LEADING ACTRESS AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

Daily Bread | Australia | 2018 | 15’         

Director: Ruby Challenger

Leading Actress: Ruby Challenger              

Writers: Ruby Challenger, Jonathan Wald, Ella Carey         

Producer: Ruby Challenger           

Cast: Ruby Challenger, Street Smart Films Pty Ltd 

Synopsis: In a WWII internment camp in Indonesia, Jan and a group of Dutch women and children face a daily struggle against abuse, disease and starvation. The Japanese Camp Commandant and his beloved, fluffy white cat, oversee the gruelling camp regime. Jan is a brave but impulsive young woman, and when she acts out of desperation to save a little girl’s life, her actions bring consequences upon the whole camp. What is the price for a meal when women and children are starving? Daily Bread is based on an excerpt from the autobiography Fifty Years of Silence by Jan Ruff O’Herne, which was published by Random House and has been translated into five languages.

BEST FANTASY/SCI-FI AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

ROBOT WILL PROTECT YOU | Estonia | 2018 | 10’

Director: Nicola Piovesan

Writer: Matt Willis-Jones              

Producer: Nicola Piovesan           

Cast: Lizzie Freeman, Richard Epcar          

Synopsis: A sci-fi animation about a little girl’s search for meaning in a world without emotions.      

BEST NARRATIVE AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

Burqa City | France | 2019 | 20’

Director: Bracq Fabrice  

Writer: Bracq Fabrice     

Producer: Preel Cleach Fabrice    

Cast: Omar mebrouk      

Synopsis: Souleymane and Leila just got married, for better or for worse. The better is that they love each other very much. The worse is that they live in an absurd and kafkaesque country.

BEST STUDENT AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

Simelibärg | Switzerland | 2018 | 14’     

Director: Seraina Scherini             

Writer: Seraina Scherini                

Cast: Severin Mauchle, Evelyne Gugolz, Beat Brunner, Alrette Wahlen        

Synopsis: A couple stands before the difficult task of leading their mentally challenged son Jonas into adulthood. Due to the marital conflicts between the parents, Jonas looses track of what is right or wrong.

BEST EXPERIMENTAL AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

White Male | United States | 2019 | 04’

Director: Jared Hogan    

Writers: Parrish Stikeleather, Jared Hogan             

Producer: Elisha Gustafson          

Cast: Tyler Chase             

Synopsis: A brief, detached portrait of the interior a young, white man spiraling toward violence.

BEST AMATEUR AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

Taking a Piss | 10’          

Director: Josh Romyn     

Writer: Kyle Strauts         

Producers: Kyle Strauts, Rebecca Steele  

Cast: Kyle Strauts, Brea Schneider             

Synopsis: On a seemingly regular morning, two lovers immersed in a clandestine life are at a crossroads.

BEST FASHION SHORT AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

Olympia | Italy | 2018 | 15’        

Director: Giulia Achenza               

Producer: Basement       

Cast: Aomi Muyock, Silvia Degrandi, Valerio Maccario      

Synopsis: “Existential states that go beyond the most incredible conjectures”  Inspired by Don De Lilllo’s novella Body Art, Olympia tells the story of a body artist and her director husband. Starting their life together as a married couple in their new home, everything carries on as normal until the day Olympia receives tragic news about her husband. This leads her to an unexpected journey into herself, which will result in the creation of her greatest work as an artist, but also in losing part of herself.  

BEST COMMERCIAL/AD/TVC AWARD @ STTP MARCH 2019 AWARDS

What do mothers want | Russian Federation | 2018 | 03’             

Director: Denis Gulyar    

Writer: Denis Gulyar       

Producers: Alexey Stasyuk, Drya Feoctistova, Gleb Burganov