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Winners of the CINEMAFORUM Short Film Competition

13 November 2017
Winners of the CINEMAFORUM Short Film Competition

We present a verdict of the Jury of the International Short Film Competition. 

Jury members:

Janusz Zaorski – film director, scriptwriter (Chairman of the Jury),
Zofia Wichłacz – actress,
Paweł Maślona – film director, scriptwriter,
Michał Oleszczyk – film critic,
Mariusz Włodarski – film producer,

after watching 27 films during competition screenings, decided to award following films:

HONORABLE MENTION

“HOME” dir. Daniel Mulloy
(prod. Broedmachine / United Kingdom, Kosovo)
for the combination of master form with empathy, thanks to which the fate of families of unusual refugees becomes during the session with the participation of the viewer himself

HONORABLE MENTION

“AMALIMBO” dir. Juan Pablo Libossart
(prod. Juan Pablo Libossart, Johanna Lind / Sweden, Estonia 2016)
for the intriguing story of loss, for the hypnotic world we are afraid of, but from which we do not want to go out

MEDICINE SPECIAL AWARD

in amount 1.000 PLN, funded by MEDICINE

“NEGATIVE SPACE” dir. Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
(prod. Ikki Films, Manuel Cam Studio / USA 2017)
for formal elegance, wit and masterful packaging everything, that in life is the most important, to the one animated suitcase

GRAND PRIX

in amount 5.000 PLN, funded by Warsaw Capital City

“BEST FIREWORKS EVER” dir. Aleksandra Terpińska
(prod. Munk Studio SFP / Poland)
for the penetrating diagnosis of our here and now, given in the form of full imagination and courage, which is a model for young filmmakers in Poland and around the world

In open voting audience of the festival awarded following film:

AUDIENCE AWARD

“PERU” dir. Marie Kremer

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