Congratulations to our STTP Award Winners

Congratulations to our September 2018 Award Winners

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SHORT TO THE POINT – SEPTEMBER 2018 AWARDS


BEST FILM

THE DESECRATED

Director: John Gray

Country: United States

Duration: 07:48

Synopsis: A young morgue attendant encounters an unwelcome visitor.


BEST DIRECTOR

EMMA

Director: Sophie Gueydon

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 12:45

Synopsis: Emma (9) and her Mum recently moved to a new flat in London. Mum suffers from depression. Emma takes care of both herself and her mother, struggling between being a child and looking after her Mum’s needs.


BEST SCREENPLAY

The Damsels

Director: Delphine Corrard

Country: France

Duration: 19:36

Synopsis: Laurenne is an old lady in a retirement home. Discreet and obedient, she is quietly getting depressed. That is until she meets Sylvie, a forty-year-old woman freshly hired in the establishment. As they become friends, Laurenne finally discovers what boldness is.


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Damsels

Director: Delphine Corrard

Country: France

Duration: 19:36

Synopsis: Laurenne is an old lady in a retirement home. Discreet and obedient, she is quietly getting depressed. That is until she meets Sylvie, a forty-year-old woman freshly hired in the establishment. As they become friends, Laurenne finally discovers what boldness is.


BEST EDITING

THE DESECRATED

Director: John Gray

Editor: Scott Boyd, ACE

Country: United States

Duration: 07:48

Synopsis: A young morgue attendant encounters an unwelcome visitor.


BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM

Ellie

Director: Miltiades Christides

Country: Greece

Duration: 08:44

Synopsis: Alarmed by area crime, Ellie panics when a hooded man enters her apartment.


BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

Live And Leave

Director: Neo Zhang

Country: China

Duration: 16:20

Synopsis: A child who is abducted and sold, he can not speak anymore because his stepmother, and when she grows up, she goes back to her mother’s side. Desperate, he finally told his story at the police station.


BEST YOUNG DIRECTOR

Mister Swolo

Director: Eric Liddle

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 11:07

Synopsis: Facing a problematic creative block, Harrison embarks on a journey to Glen Coe with his best friend in order to reignite his artistic imagination, blissfully unaware of the chaos that stands before him.


BEST CHILDREN SHORT FILM

The First Day of April

Director: Shauly Melamed

Country: Israel

Duration: 16:06

Synopsis: Guli wakes up in the middle of the night and finds her father, Uri, preparing a prank for April Fools’ Day (April 1st), which begins that next morning. When she awakens in the morning she is surprised to hear that her father died during his morning jog at the kibbutz where they live. While her family is busy with the funeral preparations, Guli finds clues that maybe her father is playing a practical joke on everyone.


BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM

-6.831 miles

Director: Shuna Luo

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 04:23

Synopsis: -6.831 miles tells a story of a depressed man addicted to tiny space, and finally make himself disappeared. It’s a film about the universal feeling of insecurity as an individual that everyone had.


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

The Time Machine

Director: Gabriel Radu , Bogdan Marinescu

Country: Romania

Duration: 09:17

Synopsis: In 1981, in comunist Romania, a simple worker invented the time machine…his whole life changes after that.


BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM

Vous

Director: Pari Antoniou

Country: Greece

Duration: 08:13

Synopsis: The story is about the hopes and dreams of a girl who is about to pass away, slowly dying just like her country around her ,the beautiful moments are the ones that stay with her until the end.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Things Were Better Before

Director: Lu Pulici

Country: Italy

Duration: 06:00

Synopsis: Lost in the deep and polluted ocean, the captain of a submarine is trying to find a place for saving his friends and his little fish. Music video of the song Things Were Better Before by the English band Tankus The Henge.


BEST MINI SHORT

Adult Supervision

Director: Daniel Castro, Rinee Shah

Country: United States

Duration: 01:37

Synopsis: A love letter to the competent adults that help us navigate the tricky waters of life.


BEST MOBILE PHONE SHORT

Kamikaze

Director: Natalia Rojas Gamarra

Country: Peru

Duration: 19:48

Synopsis: Julia, a 27 year old woman, has been dumped. This has left her in a pretty vulnerable situation that led her into making bad decisions that have ended up turning her into a love kamikaze.


BEST AMATEUR SHORT FILM

Ten minutes tops

Director: Antoine de Bujadoux

Country: France

Duration: 06:16

Synopsis: A man and a woman sit at a table together. They have ten minutes to talk and lots of things to say.