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Blooming Night 海上良宵

2018-03-13 16:33:31

Mesmerized by a pair of red heels, a lonely street guy in Shanghai follows its owner into a forbidden club. There, he discovers something that challenges, yet awakens his mind.
This short is inspired by the real underground elder LGBTQ community in Shanghai.

Official Selection:
-2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
-2017 Shanghai International Film Festival
-2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
-2017 Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
-2017 NewFest New York's LGBT Film Festival
-2017 Shanghai Queer Film Festival - Winner: Special Award
-2017 Cinema Queer International Film Festival
-2017 Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival

Crew:
Cast: Bell Zhong, Fei JIn
Director/Writer: Bell Zhong
Producer: Sol Ye
Cinematographer: Mary Evangelista
Gaffer: Falk Mattern
1st AD: Michael Chenxu Wang
Assistant Camera: Chen Li
Sound Designer: Laurel Cai
Casting Director: Xiao Hao
Costume/Make-Up & Hair: Wenjing
Editor: Bell Zhong

Cast: Bell

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Copain

2018-03-13 14:37:54

Fré is a teenager stuck between his conservative, wealthy family and his lower-class friends. He manages to keep the two worlds separated, until he falls in love…

Directed & Produced by: Jan & Raf Roosens

Based on an idea by: Jan & Raf Roosens
Script: Bert Van Dael & Sanne Nuyens
D.o.P: Grimm Vandekerckhove
Music: Raf Keunen
Sound: Alexander Baert
Sound Editor & Mixer: Matthias Hillegeer
Editor: Maarten Janssens
Grading: Olivier Ogneux
Production Manager: Caroline Van Ranst & Danaé Van Vyve
Prod. Company: Rococo Content

with the support of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund

Awards
68th Cannes Film Festival ||2015||Official Short Film Competition
53th Gijon International Film Festival ||2015|| Best Short Film (Oscar Qualifying), Best Director, Best Script
29th Cabourg Film Festival ||2015|| Swann d’Or for Best Short Film

Cast: Jan & Raf Roosens

Tags: director and producer

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Jarvis Landry || Mini Documentary

2018-03-13 12:10:59

Jarvis Landry is one of the brightest young stars in the National Football League, and his backstory is even more incredible than his performance on the field.

This docu-short gives you a glimpse into the obstacles he and his family had to clear in order to get to this point in his career.

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Music provided by Musicbed:

‘Projections’ by Luke Atencio: mscbd.fm/prjksn
‘Revolution’ by The Soldier Story: mscbd.fm/rblss
‘Miscommunication’ by Oslo: mscbd.fm/mslcl
‘Voodoo (Fight the Power) - Instrumental’ by The Seige: mscbd.fm/vdfls
‘Flutter’ by A. Taylor: mscbd.fm/fltsr

More at mscbd.fm/msdc

Cast: Park Stories, Lukas Korver, Lucas J. Harger, Evolve, Benjamin Rutkowski, Musicbed, SDLN Creative and Janina Pelayo

Tags: Football, Documentary, Sports Documentary and Sports

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Cowboyland

2018-03-13 02:27:02

According to the justice of the Wild West, thieves must be punished. But when the sheriff's horse breaks, and there is no-one to oversee justice, it's hard to forecast if justice stays justice.

Cowboyland is short animated film directed by David Stumpf, made as bachelor film at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in 2015.

SCREENINGS

Annecy 2016 (France)
ITFS - Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2016 (Germany)
Hiroshima Animation Festival 2016 (Japan)
Anima Brussels 2017 (Belgium)
Anima Mundi International Animation Festival 2016 (Brazil)
MIAF - Melbourne international animation festival 2016 (Australia)
CINANIMA International Animation Festival 2016 (Portugal)
Manchester Animation Festival 2016 (UK)
KROK International Animations Film Festival 2016 (Russia)
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2016 (Netherland)
MONSTRA Animated Film Festival 2016 (Portugal)
Animateka 2015 (Slovenia)
Fest Anča 2015 (Slovakia)
Anibar Animation Festival 2016 (Kosovo)

AWARDS

Manchester Animation Festival 2016- Best student film
KROK at home harbour 2016 - Best film: student
MIAF 2016 - Judges Award for International Program #6
Fest Anca 2015 - Anca D Award
STIFF 2016 - Best animation
IGRIC 2016 - National Slovak prize for animation
NONSTOP Barcelona Animacio 2016 - Spetial Mention Student Film
Original Narrative 2016 - Best Animated Film
IYFFL 2016 - Honourable Mention
Fiaticorti film festival 2016 - Best comic movie

Full list of awards, screenings and behind the Cowboy here: cowboyland.tumblr.com

Cast: David Stumpf

Tags: cowboyland, ink on paper, western, hand drawn animation and comedy

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