MOSCOW SHORTS – SEPTEMBER 2018 AWARDS

BEST FILM

Amber

Director: Gabriel Mirété

Country: France

Duration: 25:18

Synopsis: Heart broken, this little town in Lozère seems to be well bleak for Barnabé. Till the day he’ll met the mysterious Ambre who’s driving him in her universe…


BEST DIRECTOR

Amber

Director: Gabriel Mirété

Country: France

Duration: 25:18

Synopsis: Heart broken, this little town in Lozère seems to be well bleak for Barnabé. Till the day he’ll met the mysterious Ambre who’s driving him in her universe…


BEST SCREENPLAY

Amber

Director: Gabriel Mirété

Country: France

Duration: 25:18

Synopsis: Heart broken, this little town in Lozère seems to be well bleak for Barnabé. Till the day he’ll met the mysterious Ambre who’s driving him in her universe…


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Before dawn

Director: Gabriel Vanderpas

Country: Belgium

Duration: 13:48

Synopsis: Following an accident, a young woman must face the responsibility of the daughter of her best friend, whom she agreed to be the godmother.


BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM

Ulises

Director: Jorge Malpica

Country: Mexico

Duration: 07:50

Synopsis: Ulises is a fisherman´s daily battle to try to appease his hunger. On the other, side mermaids in a classical view, are not cute and are often associated with death forces, as dangerous animals that dominate oceans based on their captivating voices. If they embezzle you with their call, they will devour your. Ulises is an obsessive struggle of men acting as a dominating force, trying to impose themselves to mother nature… This clash may well be seen as a sad battle to death between humankind and fantasy.


BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

Razor

Director: Daryna Dolesko

Country: Ukraine

Duration: 10:00

Synopsis: Former captain of the Tsarist army, who miraculously survived during Russian Revolution and escaped from the soviet chekist who tortured him and signed to the death sentence, now works in a barber shop in Berlin. Once, during lunchtime, the same chekist comes to shave his beard. Main hero recognizes the offender, but the chekist does not identify his victim. What will be next? Will the captain take revenge on his old enemy?


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

NENYUKOV’S DREAM

Director: Elena Vasyukova

Country: Russian Federation

Duration: 30:00

Synopsis: Moscow driver Vitaly Nenyukov has a dream – to get a Duke title and pass it on to his sons. Vitaly not only restored family tree for the last five hundred years, but also bought a ancestral home in Mordovia. Little remains to be done – to confirm his noble origin and get an official document. Chasing the dream Vitaly learned a lot not only about the past of the Russian nobility, but also discovered how the descendants of famous noble families live today.


BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM

Digital Age

Director: Piripinghi (Sonia De Nicolo)

Country: United States

Duration: 02:52

Synopsis: A music video of the song Digital Age by Evangelia, illustrating the wonders and frustrations of trying to find love in a world of technology.


BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM

Quintessence

Director: Cem Göksoy

Country: Turkey

Duration: 06:00

Synopsis: “Quintessence” is a short film about the correlation between human and the law of energy.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Ultraviolet

Director: Filip Zaluska

Country: Poland

Duration: 04:26

Synopsis: A story of a parking lot guardian.