JULY 2018 AWARDS @ MOSCOW SHORTS

BEST FILM

HOME

Director: Dasha Koroleva

Country: Hungary

Duration: 13:40

Synopsis: Young woman Maria arrives to the house of her childhood to prepare it for sale. But there are things which are not easy to get rid of: the past and the memories.


BEST DIRECTOR

Real Love by Inga-Dingo

Director: Eyal Be

Country: Israel

Duration: 04:26

Synopsis: What happens when your ex-boyfriend is a video editor that keeps trapping you in a loop in order to stop you from meeting your new boyfriend? This is the idea behind the music video for “Real Love” by the Israeli alternative band, Inga-Dingo.


BEST SCREENPLAY

10x10ft

Director: Dhruv Tripathi

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 17:48

Synopsis: More than 60% of the people in Bombay actually reside in houses of 10×10 feet or worse.

’10x10ft’ revolves around a newly married couple, who is frustrated, as they have to share a one room house with the groom’s parents. This frustration is further increased by the fact that getting a bigger space is a leisure that they can’t afford. In this city of crowded homes and cramped desires, where does one find the space to make love?


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

HOME

Director: Dasha Koroleva

Country: Hungary

Duration: 13:40

Synopsis: Young woman Maria arrives to the house of her childhood to prepare it for sale. But there are things which are not easy to get rid of: the past and the memories.


BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM

Rain

Director: Matt Glass

Country: United States

Duration: 14:45

Synopsis: One town, sixty years without sunlight or rain, a tyrant who controls the only source of water for the people and a mysterious wanderer offering a bright side to it all.


BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

Welcome

Director: Balázs Dudás

Country: Hungary

Duration: 29:59

Synopsis: After eight years of living in North Serbia, David (18) and his mother moves back to Hungary to David’s father.

A psychological battle begins between a man, who wants to be a father and a son, who refuses his authority. In the meantime, we witness Dávid as he is secretly smuggling refugees through the border. However, it cannot stay a secret for too long…


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

Inga

Director: Uffe Mulvad

Country: Denmark

Duration: 06:35

Synopsis: Through her memoirs, Inga reflects about love, old age and death. We are invited into her home, as she doing her morning rituals and baths in the cold lake. The short portrait shows in artistic and intimate pictures, a day in a life, how it’s like being old and what it means for Inga.


BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM

Echo

Director: Boriša Simović, Kosta Rakićević

Country: Serbia

Duration: 07:42

Synopsis: A five-year-old boy spends a day with his father, whom he only occasionally sees, in nature, with the game of calling Echo.

After a great emotional charge that the play and the presence of his father create in him, he returns to his mother’s house, where there is no place for such outbursts of ‘irrational’ attitude towards the world.


BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM

Saddle Eyes

Director: Kevork Demirjian

Country: United States

Duration: 08:33

Synopsis: A confident young man encounters an unexpected visitor who changes his life forever.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Real Love by Inga-Dingo

Director: Eyal Be

Country: Israel

Duration: 04:26

Synopsis: What happens when your ex-boyfriend is a video editor that keeps trapping you in a loop in order to stop you from meeting your new boyfriend? This is the idea behind the music video for “Real Love” by the Israeli alternative band, Inga-Dingo.