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Goya 2016 for the Best Animated Short Film

  • Director :
    Daniel Martínez Lara
    Rafael Cano Méndez
  • Scénario : Daniel Martínez Lara et Rafael Cano Méndez
  • Cinematography : Rafael Cano Méndez
  • Music : Oscar Araujo
  • Sound : Aleix Vila Canela
  • Editing : Daniel Martínez Lara
  • Production : La Fiesta P.C - Nicolás Matji

In a busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach the right way to his son, Paste. But...what is the correct path? 

A beautiful animation film that gives new colours to life.

Swiss Film Award for the Best Short Film

  • Director :
    Ursula Meier
  • Scénario : Antoine Jaccoud, Ursula Meier
  • Cinematography : Agnès Godard, Ursula Meier, Jeanne Rektorik
  • Music : John Parish, Catherine Graindorge
  • Sound : Ursula Meier, Dimitri Haulet
  • Editing : Julie Brenta
  • Cast : Kacey Mottet Klein
  • Production : Milos-Films SA - Isabelle Zampiero
8 years. 12 years. 15 years old. A body is growing and developing in front of the camera, absorbing sensations and emotions, confronting its limits and its darker hidden parts. A body that through the years abandons itself to the character, transforming what could be seen as simple (children's) play-acting into the true work of an actor. A portrait of an adolescent who has created himself with the camera.

César 2016 for the Best Short Film

  • Director :
    Cécile Ducrocq
  • Scénario : Cécile Ducrocq
  • Cinematography : Martin Rit
  • Music : Sébastien Pouderoux
  • Sound : Francis Bernard
  • Editing : Damien Maestraggi
  • Cast : Laure Calamy
  • Production : Année Zéro - Guillaume Dreyfus & Stéphane Demoustier
Suzanne has been a prostitute for 15 years. She has her turf, her regular johns, her freedom. One day, young African prostitutes settle nearby. Suzanne is threatened. A powerful film that mixes fragility and harshness, speaks without clichés about a taboo topic and of the ills of our society.

César 2016 for the Best Animation (Short Film)

  • Director :
    Céline Devaux
  • Scénario : Céline Devaux
  • Cinematography : Céline Devaux
  • Music : Flavien Berger
  • Sound : Lionel Guenoun
  • Editing : Céline Devaux, Chloé Mercier
  • Cast : Vincent Macaigne
  • Production : Sacrebleu Productions - Ron Dyens
Sunday. At lunch, James observes his family. They ask him questions and don't listen to his answers, they give advice but don't follow it, they stroke him and slap him, but it's ok, it's Sunday lunch.

Quebec Cinema Gala Award 2016 for the Best Short Fiction Film

  • Director :
    François Jaros
  • Scénario : François Jaros, Marie-Ève Leclerc-Dion
  • Cinematography : Olivier Gossot
  • Music : Philippe Leduc
  • Sound : François Grenon, Jean-François Sauvé, Luc Boudrias
  • Editing : Michel Arcand
  • Cast : Richard Fréchette, Fred-Éric Salvail, Alice Pascual, Yves Jacques
  • Production : La Boîte à Fanny - Fanny-Laure Malo
Everything would be fine. Maurice had made up his mind. He had made a list: pick a date, announce his retirement, sell the car, make a perfect cake, see old friends, and empty the garage. Then, die with dignity.

Grande Premio Do Cinema Brasileiro 2015 for the Best Short Fiction Film

  • Director :
    Mauricio Osaki
  • Scénario : Mauricio Osaki
  • Cinematography : Pierre Kerchove
  • Music : Michelle Agnes
  • Sound : Amy Hartman, Russell Clark, Hoang Thuy
  • Editing : Mauricio Osaki
  • Cast : Trung Anh, Mai Vy
  • Production : Lupi Films - Mauricio Osaki
10-year-old Mai Vy skips school one day to help her father with his passenger truck for hire. Set along the countryside of Northern Vietnam, the little girl is soon confronted with shades of morality and some harsh realities as she learns how things outside the classroom really are.

BAFTA 2016 for the Best Short Film

  • Director :
    Caroline Bartleet
  • Scénario : Caroline Bartleet
  • Cinematography : Vanessa Whyte
  • Music : Navid Ashgari
  • Sound : Lisa Marie-McStay
  • Editing : Yann Heckmann
  • Cast : Kate Dickie, Vicky McClure
  • Production : Rebecca Morgan

Trapped in her burning house, Gemma calls the Emergency Services. The operator who picks up the call is all she can rely on to survive and save her son stuck upstairs.

Seven minutes of tension for an overwhelming drama.

Oscar 2016 for the Best Live Action Short Film

  • Director :
    Benjamin Cleary
  • Scénario : Benjamin Cleary
  • Cinematography : Michael Paleodimos
  • Music : Nico Casal
  • Sound : Gustaf Jackson
  • Editing : Benjamin Cleary
  • Cast : Chloe Pirrie, Matthew Needham
  • Production : Bare Golly Films (UK) - Serena Armitage & Shan Christopher Ogilvie
For a lonely typographer, an online relationship has provided a much-needed connection without revealing the speech impediment that has kept him isolated. Now, however, he is faced with the proposition of meeting his online paramour in the flesh, and thereby revealing the truth about himself.

Canadian Screen Award 2016 for the Best Animated Short

  • Director :
    Hector Herrera
  • Scénario : Pazit Cahlon
  • Cinematography : Hector Herrera
  • Music : The Sadies
  • Sound : Richard Segal
  • Cast : Kenneth Welsh
  • Production : TOGETHER: Words+Pictures for Art & Culture - Pazit Cahlon / Varipix (Canada)
A mysterious cowboy relates a haunted tale of love and loss. Between heroism and tragedy, this animated short depicts a loving tribute to northern ballads, cowboy songs, and classic Spaghetti Westerns scored by alt-country band The Sadies.