~ 2019 Official Competition ~
Results published on this page are the sole official source of information for the 2019 competition.
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NOMINATED BEST FRENCH SHORT FILM
GRENOUILLE DE CRYSTAL (Crystal Frog), directed by Slony Sow, FRANCE, 16′.WINNER
MORT AUX CODES (To Hell with Codes), directed by Léopold Legrand, FRANCE, 14′. FESTIVAL SPECIAL MENTION (first ever)
CHACUN SON TOUR (One after the other), directed by Didier Burnichon, FRANCE, 15′.FRENCH PREMIERE
COUP D’FEU (Shot Fired), directed by Pierre-André Gilard, FRANCE, 8′.FRENCH PREMIERE
JE SUIS CHAUD, directed by Benoit Bargeton, FRANCE, 3′.FRENCH PREMIERE
PAPA, directed by Christophe Switzer, FRANCE, 15′.PARIS PREMIERE
A TERRE (Down), directed by Arnaud Mizzon, FRANCE, 17′.
L’AMAZONE (The Amazon), directed by Alexandra Naoum, FRANCE, 14′.
CLAC!, directed by Fabien Ara, FRANCE, 20′.
ORDALIE (Ordeal), directed by Sacha Barbin, FRANCE, 16′.
LE NOM DU FILS (The Name of the Son), directed by Louis Delva, FRANCE, 11′.DISQUALIFIED
NOMINATED BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM
ETERNITY, directed by Anna Sobolevksa, UKRAINE, 24′.FRENCH PREMIERE
IN ABSENTIA, directed by Bichen Yang, USA, 17′.WORLD PREMIERE
TREATMENT, directed by Andrea Behring, USA, 8′.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
WHITE WOLVES, directed by Sarah Koteles, USA, 14′.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
AN AUSPICIOUS EFFORT, directed by Deniz Uymaz, TURKEY, 14′.FRENCH PREMIERE
LIFE!, directed by Ramesh Jai, GHANA, 4′.
NOMINATED BEST MUSIC VIDEO
ALAIN CHAMFORT + Cie NIKI NOVES – LINOLEUM, directed by Niki Noves, FRANCE, 6′.FRENCH FESTIVAL PREMIERE
DIPLO + LABYRINTH + MADDIE ZIEGLER – NO NEW FRIENDS, directed by Dano Cerny, USA, 3′.
AVICII + CHRIS MARTIN – HEAVEN, directed by Levan Tsikurishvili, SWEDEN, 6′.FRENCH COMPETITION PREMIERE
MADBEN & REBEKA WARRIOR & MANU LE MALIN – GRIEF, DANCE TO DEATH, directed by Nobrain, FRANCE, 5′.COMPETITION PREMIERE
BAPTISTE W. HAMON – BLOODY MARY, directed by Romain Winkler, FRANCE, 4′.DISQUALIFIED
NOMINATED BEST ART / STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
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SALT OF THE EARTH, picture taken by Travis Fox, USA.WORLD PREMIERE
LAS LUMINARIAS, picture taken by Samuel Hicks, SPAIN.WORLD PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST DANCE
SIRENS TANGO, directed by Lisa Le Lievre, USA, 12′.FRENCH PREMIERE
THE STOP, directed by Komrakova Liudmila, RUSSIA, 5′.FRENCH PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST ANIMATED FILM
BURNING BRIGHT, directed by Aaron Bierman, USA, 9′.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
DON’T FEED THESE ANIMALS, directed by Guilherme Afonso, Miguel Madaíl de Freitas, PORTUGAL, 11′.PARIS PREMIERE
BEYOND US: A LAST STORY AFTER THE COLLAPSE, directed by Maxime Tiberghien, FRANCE, 5′.DISQUALIFIED
NOMINATED BEST STUDENT FILM
CONSOMMABLE (Consumable), directed by Salomé Starcelli, FRANCE, 11′.WINNER
FOURTEEN, directed by Rowena Rasmussen, AUSTRALIA, 8′.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
MASCARPONE, directed by Jonas Riemer, GERMANY, 15′.FRENCH PREMIERE
LA JUNGLE, directed by Victor Ohmer, FRANCE, 15′.PARIS PREMIERE
FLOOD, directed by Oshri Zeituni, ISRAEL, 24′.WITHDRAWN
CENA PER DUE (Dinner for Two), directed by Niccolò Valentino, ITALY, 10′.DISQUALIFIED
NOMINATED BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
THE TIGRESS MASQUE, directed by Gowri Neelavar, INDIA, 3′.WORLD PREMIERE
IDIOSYNCRASY, directed by Tim Moldenhauer, HONG KONG, 2′.WORLD PREMIERE
AWARENESS, directed by Arttu Nieminen, FINLAND, 4′.FRENCH PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST DOCUMENTARY
THE LAPS: TASMANIA, directed by Angie Davis, AUSTRALIA, 53′.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
MAKING IT AGAINST ALL ODDS, directed by Soraya Azzabi, CANADA, 24′.WORLD PREMIERE
IN MY BLOOD, directed by Samuel Hicks, UK, 3′.FRENCH PREMIERE
WERISEUP, directed by Michael Shaun Conaway, USA, 1h31.
BIG BOSS: THE LAST LEADER OF THE CROCODILE ISLANDS, directed by Paul Sinclair, AUSTRALIA, 53′.
CHAIM, directed by Kareem Atallah, USA, 5′.
NOMINATED BEST DIRECTOR
BICHEN YANG for IN ABSENTIA, USA, 17′.WINNER
ANNA SOBOLEVKSA for ETERNITY, UKRAINE, 24′.
ARNAUD MIZZON for A TERRE (Down), FRANCE, 17′.
GUILHERME AFONSO, MIGUEL MADAIL DE FREITAS for DON’T FEED THESE ANIMALS, PORTUGAL, 11′.
PIERRE-ANDRE GILARD for COUP DE FEU (Shot Fired), FRANCE, 8′.
LEOPOLD LEGRAND for MORT AUX CODES (To Hell with Codes), FRANCE, 14′.
NOMINATED BEST ACTRESS
MARIE BOISSARD, for her performance as Brigitte in CLAC!, directed by Fabien Ara, FRANCE, 20′.WINNER ex-aequo
FUNDA SEN BAHAR, for her performance as Meryem in AN AUSPICIOUS EFFORT, directed by Deniz Uymaz, TURKEY, 14′.WINNER ex-aequo
ALEXANDRA NAOUM, for her performance as Elie in L’AMAZONE (The Amazon), directed by Alexandra Naoum, FRANCE, 14′.
CLARA HUET, for her performance as Clarisse in CONSOMMABLE (Consumable), directed by Salomé Starcelli, FRANCE, 11′.
TIA DIAGNE, for her performance as Ava in LA JUNGLE, directed by Victor Ohmer, FRANCE, 15′.
NOMINATED BEST ACTOR
MATHIAS PRADENAS, for his performance as Mathias in CHACUN SON TOUR (One after the other), directed by Didier Burnichon, FRANCE, 15′.WINNER
YUEQIN YANG, for his performance as Xiong in IN ABSENTIA, directed by Bichen Yang, USA, 17′.
GASPARD ULLIEL, for his performance in ORDALIE (Ordeal), directed by Sacha Barbin, FRANCE, 16′.
RICKY ROJAS, for his performance as Josh in WHITE WOLVES, directed by Sarah Koteles, USA, 14′.
GIL ALMA, for his performance as Papa in PAPA, directed by Christophe Switzer, FRANCE, 15′.
NOMINATED BEST DOP, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
VIACHESLAV KAZANTSEV for THE STOP, directed by Komrakova Liudmila, RUSSIA, 5′.WINNER
DENYS LUSHCHYK for ETERNITY, directed by Anna Sobolevksa, UKRAINE, 24′.
GARETH PAUL COX for WHITE WOLVES, directed by Sarah Koteles, USA, 14′.
FRANCOIS RAY for ALAIN CHAMFORT + Cie NIKI NOVES – LINOLEUM, directed by Niki Noves, FRANCE, 6′.
HUGO DIAS DA SILVA for LA JUNGLE, directed by Victor Ohmer, FRANCE, 15′.
PIERRE-ANTHONY MILLE for UNE NUIT (One Night), directed by Guillaume Caramelle, FRANCE, 3′.
NOMINATED BEST EDITOR
The festival Judges the overall editing quality of the works, as a technical category to reward the hard work of the editor(s) to achieve fluid narration fitting the film and the script.
PAPA, directed by Christophe Switzer, FRANCE, 15′.WINNER
IN MY BLOOD, directed by Samuel Hicks, UK, 3′.
BURNING BRIGHT, directed by Aaron Bierman, USA, 9′.
CENA PER DUE (Dinner for Two), directed by Niccolò Valentino, ITALY, 10′.DISQUALIFIED
NOMINATED BEST PRODUCTION
ETERNITY, / Sci-Fi / Produced by Vladimir Yatsenko and Anna Sobolevska, directed by Anna Sobolevksa, UKRAINE, 24′.WINNER
A DEMAIN (SEE YOU TOMORROW) / Drama / Produced by Didier Fraisse, directed by Pauline Mabille, FRANCE, 19′.
SIRENS TANGO / Dance / Produced by Lisa Le Lievre, Katy Tiemann, Anna Laclergue, William Spafford, and Daniel Emanuel, directed by Lisa Le Lievre, USA, 12′.
IN MY BLOOD / Documentary / Produced by Samuel Hicks, directed by Samuel Hicks, UK, 3′.
NOMINATED BEST POSTER
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THE DAWN, directed by Brandon Slagle, USA. Poster designed by Jaguar Motion Pictures.WORLD PREMIERE
BOXEADORA, directed by Oldren Romero, CUBA. Poster designed by Luis Ernesto Gonzalez and Oldren Romero / O man Productions.WORLD PREMIERE
PROVIDENCE, directed by Damon Darrell, USA. Poster designed by Damon Darrell.WORLD PREMIERE
INTOLERANT, directed by Austin Chunn, USA. Poster designed by Austin Chunn / OoM Productions.FRENCH PREMIERE
WARRIOR WITH A CROWN, directed by JMP, ITALY. Poster designed by Francesco Cuizza.FRENCH PREMIERE
BET THE DEMON WINS, directed by Denise Hurley, AUSTRALIA. Poster designed by Danny Irizarry.
NOMINATED BEST WEB SERIES
PREVIEW, directed by Emilien PARON, FRANCE, 15′.FESTIVAL COMPETITION WORLD PREMIERE
HARD ON 4: THE DUBBING COMEDY, directed by Rebecca Klitzke, Christopher Groß, GERMANY, 7′.WORLD PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST SCORE
The following composers and scores all are listed in competition, official selection. The festival judges only the music, not the movie. As a result, the movies will not screen, but the available music scores will play all along the festival’s various events.
MAURO CRIVELLI, for his work on SATYAGRAHA, directed by Nuanda Sheridan, ITALY.WORLD PREMIERE
JONATHAN GALLAND, for his work on THE RIBBON, directed by Polla-Ilariy, USAWORLD PREMIERE
ALEXANDER CIMINI, for his work on AMERICAN GUINEA PIG: SACRIFICE, directed by Poison Rouge, ITALY.WORLD PREMIERE
JONAS WIKSTRAND, for his work on HYDE, directed by Dallas Burgess, USA.WORLD PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST SOUNDTRACK SONG
The following movies are listed in competition, official selection. The festival judges only a specific soundtrack song, not the movie. As a result, the movies will not screen, but the tracks will play all along the festival’s various events.
COME DIE WITH ME / “Come Die With Me” – Written by Mark Schmitz, performed by Chris Hanlin.WORLD PREMIERE
CHAINSAW KITTY / “Hellskitty” by Richard Albert, Nicholas Tana.WORLD PREMIERE
ANOTHER YESTERDAY / “Another Yesterday” song by Doug Heil.WORLD PREMIERE
WHITE WOLVES / “Hounds we are”by Matthew Nicholson and Jonny Greene.WORLD PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST SHORT SCRIPT
GENERATIONS: LETTER FROM AN OLD FATHER TO HIS SON, written by Kevin Starnino, 6 pages, CANADA.FRENCH PREMIERE
FROM THE FACE OF AN ANGEL, written by Frank Vespe, 8 pages, USA.WORLD PREMIERE
KITCHEN, written by Conor Waldron, 12 pages, IRELAND.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
THE FEAST OF THE GOAT, written by Saeed Zamanian, 6 pages, IRAN.FRENCH PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST FEATURE SCRIPT
ZAPP, written by Justin Hayward, James A. Allen, 111 pages, UK.FRENCH PREMIERE
WHITE WOLF, BLACK WOLF, written by Florence Nahon, 98 pages, SPAIN.FRENCH PREMIERE
OLD TIME GIRL, written by Evelyne Tollman Werzowa, 93 pages, USA.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES, written by Faaiz Lutfi, 80 pages, FRANCE.WORLD PREMIERE
CRICKETS, written by Jennifer Steets, 91 pages, USA.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
LIONS OF THE SEA, written by Jessi Thind, 110 pages, CANADA.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
FLYING BIRD’S DIARY, written by Melissa Tantaquidgeon, 119 pages, USA.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
NOMINATED BEST FX
MADBEN – GRIEF, DANCE TO DEATH / Music Video directed by Nobrain, FRANCE, 5′ / FX by GAETAN LEGOFF, CHARLES KERAMOAL, SYLVAIN BENOIT, JEROME OLIVERAS, ANTOINE PONSARD, studio TETSUO.WINNER
ETERNITY / Short Film directed by Anna Sobolevksa, UKRAINE, 24′ / FX by AMINA GADZIEVA, Mental Drive Studio.
C’MON TIGRE – BEHOLD THE MAN / Experimental Film directed by Marco Molinelli, Domenico Tedone, ITALY, 5′ / FX by SIC EST.DISQUALIFIED
NOMINATED BEST TRAILER
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BLOOD FROM STONE / Feature Film directed by Geoff Ryan, USA. Trailer edited by Geoff Ryan.WORLD SCREENING PREMIERE
THE HOUSE INVICTUS / Feature Film firected by Uche Aguh, USA.COMPETITION PREMIERE
ACS FRANCE / Aerial shots, FRANCE.COMPETITION PREMIERE
ONE STEP TO PERFECTION / Short Film directed by Boris Biaou, FRANCE. Trailer edited by Manon Dubois & Romain Lecourt.WORLD PREMIERE
GUIDE TO HOLLYWOOD – TEAMWORK, DREAMWORK! / Web Series directed by Erdem Ertal, USA.COMPETITION PREMIERE
NOMINATED OUT OF COMPETITION
PARENTS INC., directed by Harold Zwart, USA, 6′ / IN SUPPORT OF The Disability Film Challenge, USA.EUROPEAN PREMIERE
DEAD. TISSUE. LOVE., directed by Natasha Austin-Green, UK, 10′ / FESTIVAL EXCHANGE with the NOT FILM FEST, ITALY.FRENCH PREMIERE