Don’t Let It All Unravel
GB 2007, 2´00´´
Selected because its inventive technique supports its content, which makes a strong emotional impact without being overly dramatic.The film is highly professional in all respects.
Holly Hallonsten Ger Ingen / Holly Get’s Even
SE 2006, 14´30´´
Selected because the filmmaker shows a deep understanding of her characters, telling a story about children that is nonetheless universally understood by adults. The film’s deceptively simple technique is actually used in a sophisticated way to handle sensitive subject matter.
The Old, Old, Very Old Man
GB 2007, 6´38´´
Selected because of the way in which technique and story converge, as the film asks us to look for the characters while also looking for meaning in the moments of life it depicts. It combines a subtle dark humor with a universal truth about the nature of human kind.
Liebeskrank / Lovesick
DE/SI 2007, 8´30´´
(jury:) For sensitive storytelling and development of character and production excellence.
The Bugs and the Fleas
NL/GB 2007, 1´17 (more info)
For making a big impact in a concise story and its sophisticated use of dark humor.
Uitverkocht / Sold Out
Marie Jose van der Linden
NL 2007, 7´30´´ (more info)
For its lyrical way of talking about a bygone time from a very personal point of view.
The Wrong Trainers
GB 2006, 15´00´´ (more info)
For dealing with an important social topic creatively, using a wide range of animation media.
Möbleeraaja / The Next Move
FI 2006, 12´24´´ (more info)
For development of interesting characters through performance and storytelling
Karneval Zvirat / The Carnival of Animals
CZ 2006, 12´00´´ (more info)
For sophisticated handling of its subject matter and overall professionalism
Den danske dikteren / The Danish Poets
NO/CA 2006, 15´00´´ (more info)
For humor and storytelling, and overall professionalism