DIRECTOR ORIGINAL TITLE / ENGLISH COUNTRY YEAR DURATION Min. Sec. Ico Costa NYO VWETA NAFTA PT 2017 21 J.J. Vanhanen ABOUT THE BIRDS AND THE BEES FI 2017 12 Sebastian Diaz Morales THE LOST OBJECT NL 2017 13 Stefanie Kolk CLAN NL 2017 23 George Barber DUDE DOWN UK 2016 17 Marc de Leeuw COPYRETTE NL 2017 9 30 Antonis Ntoussias / Aris Fatouros AENIGMA GR 2016 10 16 Gabriel Amar / Louis Doucerain / Joseph Heu / William Marcere / Terence Tieu / Morgane Vaast PRESTON FR 2016 4 30 Javad Daraei LIMIT / HAD IR 2017 9 Max Porter / Ru Kuwahata NEGATIVE SPACE FR 2017 5 30 Florian Babikian / Vincent Bayoux / Victor Caire / Théophile Dufresne / Gabriel Grapperon / Lucas Navarro GARDEN PARTY FR 6 30 Iva Božić WHY / ZAŠTO HR 2017 6 45 Irena Jukić Pranjić GAMER GIRL HR 2016 9 30 Mika Taanila THE WORLD FI 2017 7 Gregg Biermann TIME SLICES US 2017 7 10 Greg Tudéla BREAKDOWN / PETAGE FR 2016 9 49 Alberto Viavattene BIRTHDAY IT 2107 9 Ricardo Bross IN PARADISUM le véritable dragon rouge MX 14 Gabriel Abrantes THE ARTIFICIAL HUMORS / OS HUMORES ARTIFICIAS PT 2017 30 Emmanuel Piton SLEEPING WATERS / LES EAUX DORMANTES FR 2016 18 Sergei Ramírez Guerrero SOMMER DREAMS MX 2016 10 18 Joschka Laukeninks BACKSTORY DE 2016 8 Dean Mrkic SILENCE AU 2016 14 39 Hasan Gunduz NEXT YEAR TR 2017 7 Nishat Hossain 45 MINUTES US 2016 10 Michael Miroshnik DUST AND DELIGHTS IL 2016 25 Abtin Mozafari GENESIS IR 2016 10 Nuntanat Duangtisarn THE SERPENT'S SONG TH 2017 24 Yosuke Kawata PROOF OF MEMORY JP 2017 10 30 Rawane Nassif TURTLES ARE ALWAYS HOME LB 2017 10 46 Anna Hints ICE FI 2017 15 Simon Liu SNEYD GREEN US 2016 11 20
Duško Dimitrovski, Austria
Journalist and film critic. Born in Skoplje in 1949, graduated from secondary school and Law School in Sarajevo. Member of staff at the arts and culture section in the daily newspapers Oslobođenje, writer for the film journal Sineast. His articles and film reviews were published in a number of film journals and magazines in former Yugoslavia: Filmska kultura/ Film Culture (Zagreb), Filmograf/ Filmograph (Beograd), Ekran/ Screen (Ljubljana), Kinopis (Skoplje) …
Member of a jury at film festivals in Pula and Sarajevo, he now lives in Vienna and works for the Austrian Film Archive, as an expert in South-Eastern Europe cinema. One of organisers and curators of the following film retrospectives in the Austrian capital: Welcome to Sarajevo, Süsse Träume – Filme aus Slovenien and Magische Balkan. Co-author of the book Die siebte Kunst auf dem Pulverfass, published in Graz (Austria). One of the former directors of the Film Club Riječi mladih/ Words of Youth in Sarajevo, association in which some of the renowned film authors started their careers: Danis Tanović, Emir Kusturica, Ademir Kenović, Ines Tanović and Nedžad Begović. Dimitrovski’s awarded short films were also produced by the association: Vita,Vitae, I bi svjetlost/ There Was Light and Danix. Dimitrovski produced a specialised film and film music radio show titled Svjetlosti pozornice/ Stage Lights, with 250 editions broadcasted on former Radio Sarajevo, and in recent years he appears on Bosnia and Herzegovina Television as film critic for the SFF festival chronicle, with a special section Film of the Day. He is reporting and reviewing a number of film festivals, including the top notch festivals such as Cannes and Berlin.
Merel Mirage, Netherlands
Artist-producer based in Amsterdam. After living and making personal video works in countries such as Nicaragua, Japan, and Tibet, Mirage received her post-graduate degree in Media Arts with Honors from the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, Germany. She has been creating and exhibiting a diverse body of works, including video and interactive installations, documentaries, websites, on-line softwares, and public art. Her art works have been screened and exhibited at festivals, galleries, and museums in more than 25 countries including the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), the Reina Sofia Museum (Madrid), the ICA (London), the Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands) and several times at the Venice Biennale (Italy). With her long term art project HOLY Animationplatform (www.holy.nl) Mirage connects art, the internet and public spaces: a network of nine Holy Internet vending machines are placed in schools, libraries, an embassy and a TV-station. With her most recent project “Scale Down Challenge” (www.scaledownchallenge.nl) Merel addresses sustainability issues in an unusual way.
Ivan Vidić, Croatia
Born in Zagreb in 1966. Graduate of the Academy of Dramatic Arts. Professional freelance writer since 1992; novelist, playwright, author of librettos and screenwriter. Novels and short stories: Gangabanga 2006., Violator/Ona govori/ She Speaks 2008., Južna država/ Southern State 2013., Sat koji otkucava samo tik/ A Clock Ticking Only Tick 2017. Plays – first performance: Harpa 1991., Putnici/ Travellers 1992., Netko drugi/ Someone Else 1993., Groznica/ Fever 1995., Ospice/ Measles 1996., Measles 1997., Bakino srce/ Grandma’s Heart 1999., Velika Tilda/ Great Tilda 2000., Octopussy 2004., Veliki bijeli zec/ Great White Rabbit 2004., Život u sjeni banane/ Life in Banana Shadow 2006., Crux Dissimulata 2008., Zoo 2009., Dolina ruža/ Valley of Roses 2011., Posljednji dani mira/ Last Days of Peace 2015., Noćni život/ Nightlife 2016. Feature, experimental and documentary movie scripts: Puška za uspavljivanje/ Tranquiliser Gun (co-screenwriter) 1996., Badurina 1998., Lukačić 2000., Posljednji dan kućnog ljubimca/ Last Day of a Pet 2004., Einsteinova najveća pogreška/ Einstein’s Greatest Mistake 2006. Lives and works in Zagreb.
PROGRAMME 1 (72') - SUNDAY 10/09
Javad Darae LIMIT / HAD 8' Sebastian Diaz Morales THE LOST OBJECT 13' Florian Babikian GARDEN PARTY 6'30" Abtin Mozafari GENESIS 10' Simon Liu SNEYD GARDEN 11' 20". Stefanie Kolk CLAN 22' 53"
PROGRAMME 2 (84') - MONDAY 11/09
Hasan Gunduz NEXT YEAT 7' Sergei Ramirez Gurrero SOMMER DREAMS 10' 18" Irena Jukić Pranjić GAMER GIRL 9' 30" Nishat Hossain 45 MINUTES 10' Alberto Viavattene BIRTHDAY 9' Joschka Laukeninks BACKSTORY 8’ Max Porter / Ru Kuwahata NEGATIVE SPACE 5' 30" Michael Miroshnik DUST AND DELIGHTS 25’
PROGRAMME 3 (85') - TUESDAY 12/09
Greg Tudéla BREAKDOWN / PETAGE 9' 49" Gabriel Amar PRESTON 4' 30" George Barber DUDE DOWN 17' Emmanuel Piton SLEEPING WATERS / LES EAUX DORMANTES 18' Anna Hints ICE 15' Yosuke Kawata PROOF OF MEMORY 10' 30' Rawane Nassif TURTLES ARE ALWAYS HOME 10 40'
PROGRAMME 4 (80') - THURSDAY 14/09
Marc de Leeuw COPYRETTE 9' 30" Iva Božić WHY / ZAŠTO 6' 45" Gregg Biermann TIMESLICES 7' 10" J. J. Vanhanen ABOUT THE BIRDS AND THE BEES 12' Ricardo Bross IN PARADISUM 14' Chiang Wei Liang ARTIFICIAL HUMORS / OS HUMORES ARTIFICIAS 30' Ashim Ahluwalia EVENTS IN A CLOUD CHAMBER / DOGAĐAJI U MAGLENOJ KOMORI
PROGRAMME 5 (77') - FRIDAY 15/09
A. Ntoussias / A. Fatouros AENIGMA 10' 16" Ico Costa NYO VWETA NAFTA 21' Mika Taanila THE WORLD 7' Dean Mrkic SILENCE 14' 39" Nuntanat Duangtisarn THE SERPENT'S SONG 24'
- THE COMPETITION SHORTS
The Competition Shorts jury: Dusko Dimitrovski (Austria), Merel Mirage (Netherlands) and Ivan Vidic (Croatia) has decided to award:
DUST AND DELIGHTS
Irena Jukic Pranjic
Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata
IVAN MARTINAC AWARD