interfilm Festival

Awards 2017

Prizes worth 32.000 Euro

International Competition

The Absence of Eddy Table

 

Berlin-Brandenburg Short Award -  Best Film

€ 6000 from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg Link

The Absence of Eddy Table

Rune Spaans / Rune Spaans - Norway, 2016 - 11:50 min - Animation - Lost in a dark forest, Eddy Table stumbles upon a mysterious young girl and dangerous parasites. He knows he should run, but something holds him back. - Teaser


Best Live-Action

€ 2000 from SAE Institute Berlin Link

Downside Up

Peter Ghesquiere - Belgium, 2017 - 15:00 min - Live Action - Imagine a world where everyone has trisomy 21. When Eric is born it’s quickly obvious that he’s different than everyone else: He’s missing a chromosome! - Trailer

 

Best Animation

1.000,- € from Spindler & Klatt Link

A Love Story

Anushka Naanayakkara - England, 2016 - 7 min - Animation - The story of two love-struck balls of wool who lose the thread to one another. - Making of


Best Cinematography

Postproduction, value of € 5000 from ARRI Mitte Link

Locus

Anita Kwiatkowska-Naqvi - Poland, 2016 - 10 min - Animation - A woman taking the train home in the middle of the night is startled when it suddenly brakes and comes to a stop. What’s out there exactly? - Trailer

 

Special Mentions

Balkon / Balcony - David Dell' Edera - Hungary, 2016 - 6 min - Animation - Teaser

Negative Space - Max Porter / Ru Kuwahata - France, 2017 - 5:30 min - Animation - Trailer

Confrontations - Films against Violence and Intolerance

Gamechanger

 

1st Prize

€ 2000 from the Federal Agency for Civic Education Link

Gamechanger

Christian van Duuren - Netherland, 2016 - 10 min - Live Action - Max watches the neighboring kids playing soldiers. But what starts out as a game quickly becomes deadly serious. - Teaser


2nd Prize

€ 1000 from the Federal Agency for Civic Education Link

Penalty

Aldo Iuliano - Italy, 2016 - 14:00 min - Live Action - A group of young men plays football on a Mediterranean coast. But there’s more at stake here than simply winning or losing. - Trailer

 

Special Mentions

What is your brown number? - Vinnie Bose - India, 2016 - 04:30 min - Animation - Trailer

A Distance / Remote Control - Gauthier Battoue - France, 2017 - 15 min - Live Action - Trailer

 

Online Award

€ 1000 from Heinrich Böll Foundation Link

Obedience

Farah Shaer - Lebanon, 2017 - 9:30 min - Live Action - When Leila enters a Beirut police precinct to finally press charges against her husband for endless months of rape she has no idea of the colossal outcome awaiting her.

Documentary Competition

Once Upon A Time There Were Two Ballerinas

 

Best Documentary (Audience Award)

1.000 € from Mozilla Link

Once Upon A Time There Were Two Ballerinas / Volt Egyszer Két Balerina

Linda Dombrovszky - Hungary, 2016 - 25 min - Animation, Documentary - Aged 95, the Kolozs twin sisters review their lives for us. The two ballet dancers survived some of the 20th century’s greatest tragedies. - Trailer

German Competition

Sog

 

First prize

€ 1000  from Luzia Link

Sog

Jonatan Schwenk - Germany, 2017 - 10 min - Animation - After a flood fish are hanging everywhere in the trees, but the inhabitants of a nearby cave aren’t exactly crazy about their new neighbors. - Trailer

 

Second prize

Film Equipement Rental worth € 2.500 from 25p MEDIA GROUP Link

Kai

Friederike Güssefeld - Germany, 2016 - 23 min - Live Action - Kai’s rite of passage into adulthood is coming up soon. His suit is already bought and a calf stands ready for the slaughter. If only his father would stop getting in the way!

 

Special Mentions

Kleptomami - Pola Beck - Germany, 2017 - 9 min - Live Action - Trailer

Three Steps - Ioseb "Soso" Bliadze - Georgia, Germany, 2016 - 19 min - Live Action - Trailer

Green Film Competition

Bog Booom

 

Bester Environmental Film

Audience Award 1.500 € from Heinrich Böll Foundation - Link

Big Booom

Marat Narimanov - Russia, 2016 - 4 min - Animation - This is the story of our planet from the Big Bang to the present day, all told in a mere four minutes. - Trailer

 

Green Film Online Award

Jury Award 1.000 € from fritz kola - Link

Berta

Julius Dommer - Germany, 2017 - 8 min - Documentary - Our society’s demand for meat continues unabated. Here we get a look into the daily work routine of an organic butcher.

Eject

Museumwärter

 

Audience Award for the weirdest & most wonderful film

€ 1000 from Ampelmann Link

Museumswärter

Alexander Gratzer - Austria, 2016 - 3 min - Animation - The job of museum attendant can get a little boring now and then. Time for a distraction!

interforum - International Script Pitch

Script Pitch - The Nominated

 

Best Script Pitch

500 € by 25p *MEDIA GROUP - link

Elizabeth Chatelain - USA - „Paper Geese"

ESP Jury Award

Participation at European Short Pitch 2018 supported by a grant by NISI MASA - European Network for Young Cinema - link

Léa Triboulet - France - „Maïssa"

Daazo Award

A one-on-one session of individual festival strategy consulting provided by  daazo - link

Raluca David - Romania - „6pm Traffic"

Special Mention

Sabine Redlich - Germany - „Get Lucky"