MOSCOW SHORTS – JUNE 2019 AWARDS

BEST FILM

The Yellow Jacket

Director: Andreas Mortensen

Country: Sweden

Duration: 29:00

Synopsis:  Tova is alone, until she finds herself in a young woman named Agnes through some old home videos. When the videos doesn’t end the way Tova anticipated, she tries to fix it by rearranging the events from Agnes’ life.


BEST DIRECTOR

She-Pack

Director: Fanny Ovesen

Country: Norway

Duration: 18:10

Synopsis: It´s a birthday party at a public pool disco, and underdog Ronja challenges the girls’ alpha female to battle for dominance. The game escalates quickly, and as the thirst for power grows, Ronja and the other girls lose control.


BEST SCREENPLAY

The Culture

Director: Ernst De Geer

Country: Norway

Duration: 25:00

Synopsis: It’s the opening night at the concert house where Arvid works, but when his sister steals the spotlight, his worst sides are revealed.


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Yellow Jacket

Director: Andreas Mortensen

Country: Sweden

Duration: 29:00

Synopsis:  Tova is alone, until she finds herself in a young woman named Agnes through some old home videos. When the videos doesn’t end the way Tova anticipated, she tries to fix it by rearranging the events from Agnes’ life.


BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM

Gone

Director: Joan Bentosela

Country: France

Duration: 13:00

Synopsis: As usual, the whole family, Mum, Dad and the kids, is leaving home for the weekend. Everything works fine until Mum decides to wash the car.


BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

Things we don`t talk about

Director: Dan Johan Filip Svensson

Country: Norway

Duration: 18:11

Synopsis: After surviving a car accident, thirteen-year-old Edvin isolates himself from friends and family. When his father forces him to go to rehabilitation, he can no longer avoid dealing with his trauma.


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

OMOGENEO

Director: Jan Eric Huehn

Country: Dominica

Duration: 15:53

Synopsis: “OMOGENEO” is a short film about an italian family highlighting their unique understanding of life. built around the philosophical thoughts and music of the father davide garattoni, it deals with the balance between the life in society and nature.  When the family first moved to fuerteventura they lived in a tipi close to the beach for about 5 years – in total harmony with nature. then they were forced by the government to find a concrete house within one day otherwise they would have taken away their children. close to majanicho they found a house, allowing them to keep custody of their children.


BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM

The Quintet of the Sunset

Director: Jie Weng

Country: China

Duration: 07:33

Synopsis: What we expect from the relationship with the animals reveals how we want to be treated and respected. The film focuses on the evolution and changes in the human beings’ life from the first-person perspective of an animal. In “The Quintet of the Sunset”, five cats with distinguished personalities live their healthy and happy lives thanks to the care and love of their owner Gina. When Gina reaches the end of her life, they watch over Gina forever in their own way and their hearts beat as one with Gina’s heart.


BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM

DUYIQINGJING

Director: YUAN Lingxi

Country: China

Duration: 08:00

Synopsis: DUYIQINGJING is a Buddhism term which means if you are concerned by karma at a certain level you can see three space: past, present, future. A man who can see previous life finds his girl at a bar, while it turns out he is a patient runs out from a hospital named ‘Godlike’