2014 SHORTLIST SELECTIONS

2014 SHORTLIST SELECTIONS

We are proud to announce our 2014 film Iineup of 12 award-winning short films.

Voting for this year has ended, but you can still click on a film and contact the filmmakers for more information.

The gunfighter

Dir: Eric Kissack
A weary gunfighter walks into a bar, looking for a drink. What he finds instead is a building full of raunchy people, and an audible, bloodthirsty narrator.

Not it

Dir: Pablo Orta
A group of kids draw straws to carry out an uncomfortable task.

A tropical sunday

Dir: Fabián Ribezzo
It's Sunday and crowds of eager children line up for rides at the fairground. Among them are four street kids, who have spent the week begging and scavenging. Today all they want is to feel like children again.

Me + Her

Dir: Joseph Oxford
When Jack and Jill of Cardboard City are separated by Jill's untimely death, Jack goes on a journey to mend his (literally) broken heart.

My friend Nietzsche

Dir: Fáuston da Silva
The improbable meeting between Lucas and Nietzsche will be the beginning of a violent revolution.

Eager

Dir: Allison Schulnik
Eager is a traditional, stop-motion and clay-mation film ballet.

Verbatim

Dir: Brett Weiner
A jaded lawyer wastes an afternoon trying to figure out if a dim-witted government employee has ever used a photocopier.

The silly bastard next to the bed

Dir: Scott Calonico
JFK places a salty call to his staff, questioning a potentially embarrassing expenditure.

Macropolis

Dir: Joel Simon
Two discarded toys find a new lease of life in a big alien city full of humans.

Off ground

Dir: Boudewijn Koole
A dance film about a boy that says farewell to his mother.

The phone call

Dir: Mat Kirkby
When a shy lady (Sally Hawkins) who works in a helpline call center takes a phone call from a distraught man (Jim Broadbent), she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.

Noah

Dir: Patrick Cederberg & Walter Woodman
Noah follows its eponymous protagonist as he navigates his relationship in the digital age.
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