15 Short Films Nominated

 

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions are proud to present this year's short film nominations. At each of the 15 participating film festivals, an independent jury presented one European short film in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards.

Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee
AQUAPARQUE
by Ana Moreira
Portugal, fiction, 16 min

Berlin Short Film Nominee
BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX
by Ulu Braun
Germany, fiction/experimental, 19 min

Cork Short Film Nominee
KONTENER
by Sebastian Lang
Germany, fiction, 30 min

Leuven Short Film Nominee 
GRADUATION `97
ВИПУСK `97
by Pavlo Ostrikov
Ukraine, fiction, 19 min

Sarajevo Short Film Nominee
I SIGNED THE PETITION
by Mahdi Fleifel
UK/Germany/Switzerland, documentary, 11 min

Valladolid  Short Film Nominee
KAPITALISTIS
by Pablo Muñoz Gomez
Belgium/France, fiction, 15 min

Uppsala Short Film Nominee
MERYEM

The Netherlands, documentary, 16 min

Tampere Short Film Nominee
PRISONER OF SOCIETY
სოციუმის პატიმარი
by Rati Tsiteladze
Georgia/Latvia, documentary, 15 min

Krakow Short Film Nominee 
RELEASE THE DOGS
LÂCHEZ LES CHIENS

by Manue Fleytoux
France/Belgium, fiction, 20 min

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Nominee
SHAME
CPAM
by Petar Krumov
Bulgaria, fiction, 24 min

Drama Short Film Nominee
THE ESCAPE
L'ÉCHAPÉE

by Laëtitia Martinoni
France, fiction, 10 min

Venice Short Film Nominee 
THE YEARS
GLI ANNI
by Sara Fgaier
Italy/France, documentary, 20 min

Locarno Short Film Nominee 
THOSE WHO DESIRE
LOS QUE DESEAN
by Elena López Riera
Switzerland/Spain, documentary, 24 min

Rotterdam Short Film Nominee
WHAT'S THE DAMAGE
by Heather Phillipson
UK, experimental, 8 min

Bristol Short Film Nominee
WILDEBEEST
by Nicolas Keppens & Matthias Phlips
Belgium, animation, 20 min

The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees. The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,500 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Short Film 2018 will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 15 December, in Seville. 

Berlin, 4 October 2018 

EFA PATRONS 2018: CATALAN INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL COMPANIES FROM THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF CATALONIA * CENTRE DU CINEMA OF THE FEDERATION WALLONIA BRUSSELS * CENTRE NATIONAL DU CINEMA ET DE L'IMAGE ANIMEE (CNC) * DANISH FILM INSTITUTE * EURIMAGES *FILM FINANCE SCANDINAVIA AB * FILM FUND LUXEMBOURG * FILM I VÄST * FINNISH FILM FOUNDATION * FLANDERS AUDIOVISUAL FUND (VAF) * ICELANDIC FILM CENTRE * INSTITUTO DO CINEMA E DO AUDIOVISUAL (ICA) * INTERNATIONAL SÁMI FILM INSTITUTE * IRISH FILM BOARD * ISTITUTO LUCE-CINECITTA S.R.L. * KOSOVO CINEMATOGRAPHY CENTER * LITHUANIAN FILM CENTRE * LUX FILM PRIZE * MACEDONIAN FILM AGENCY * MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND CULTURE OF CYPRUS (CULTURAL SERVICES) * NETHERLANDS FILM FUND * POLISH FILM INSTITUTE * SEVILLE EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL, A PROJECT OF ICAS, ORGANISED BY SEVILLE CITY COUNCIL * SWEDISH FILM INSTITUTE * SWISS FILMS *