Feature Films

Shorts

Uncommissioned SCREENPLAY FINALISTS

GEM

By Roberto Stefano/ ITALY

The story of a Young African footballer who, having been taken from his family to fulfil his dream of playing professional football in Italy, faces the harsh reality of a crippling injury that sees his destiny being something very different in the modern-day world of harsh citizenship and acceptance.

BEAT

By Dominica Johnson / UK,SWITZERLAND

An 11 year elicit love affair between a famous Swiss artist and her young British assistant spirals into life changing circumstances that effects both of their worlds with devastating and passionate consequences.

CLIMB

By Josie Elber / United States

One woman’s climb of the world’s most fatal peak results in a murder investigation that unveils political propaganda and a media frenzy that will question the US legal system like never before.

award winners

Film of the Festival: Beating Heart – Laurent Caujat

Best Feature: Off The Rails – Damien Fitszimmons

Best Documentary - IN YOUR FACE - Declan & Beate Maynes

Best UK Short: Spoon Fed – Nick Hatton Jones

Best International Short: Inside the Wardrobe – Sebastien Carfora

Best Animation: Auuuna – Lina Šukova

Best Music Video: Drift – Jess Kay

Best Experimental: The Velvet Abstract – James Hughes

Best Student Film - Ray Richardson: Our Side of the Water - Nina Degraeve 

Best Director: Sean Devlin – When The Storm Fades

Best Actress: Otmara Maria – Off The Rails

Best Actor: Pascal Mottier – Beating Heart

Best Uncommissioned Screenplay: Gem by Roberto Stefano