JUNE 2018 EUROPEAN Films & Screenplays

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festival poster01, 7min., Germany, Experimental/Animation

festival posterTWICE UPON A TIME, 14min., Serbia, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterLAND OF MINE, 4min., Germany, Experimental

festival posterWHERE AM I – COLACOASTER, 3min., Italy/Austria, Music Video

festival posterSUNFLOWER SUTRA, 4min., Netherlands, Music Video

festival posterTROUBLE, 3min., Austria, Music Video

festival posterSUPPLE HEARTS, 5min., UK, Experimental

festival posterHAUL, 5min., Czech Republic, Music Video

festival posterBURIED, 14min., UK, Thriller/War

festival posterAINHOA, 19min, Spain, Drama/Thriller

festival posterSTREAM OF DOUBTS, 11min., France, Drama/Fantasy

festival posterMEASURE, 2min, UK, Horror/Drama

festival posterLIFE ON MARS, 16min., Spain, Drama

festival posterVINDICTE, 26min., Germany, Drama/Family

festival posterTHE LETTERS, 18min., UK, Thriller/Drama

festival posterSTALKER, 7min., Czech. Republic, Horror/Thriller

Director BIO: Ivan Sainz-Pardo (AINHOA)

Director Biography – Ivan Sainz-Pardo

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Ivan holds a degree in film and television by the prestigious Munich Film School (HFF München). He works as director and screenwriter in film and advertising and also as Consultant Content in the international image stock company Framepool.

He has won more than 200 Awards at film festivals around the world, an Academy Award (Oscar) pre-nomination, GOYA 2018 prenomination, Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis nomination, and Best European Short Award at the International Fantasy Film Festival of Brussels.
He received also the “Shocking Shorts Award” for which he was invited for a film master at Universal Studios in Los Angeles.

His Screenplay “The Road of life” in cowriting with Juanjo Moscardó Ruis and Jorge Dorado was Finalist in Austin Film Festival 2016.

In the Notodofilmfest 2016 he won the Best Director Award. His short “SAVE” have already won more than 40 International Awards and more than 200 Official selections.

In International Film Festival of Gijón 2015, he won the Movistar+ Best Project Award for the screenplay of his new short Film “AINHOA”.
“AINHOA” has won Awards in International Film festival in Aguilar de Campoo, Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo, Aguacate Film Festival, Cortopatía, etc.


Short Film: AINHOA, 19min, Spain, Drama/Thriller

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Ainhoa is 9 years old and she has left home, bringing only her school bag and a Playmobil.
“Ainhoa is a story that, instead of trying to put children to sleep, tries to wake up the adults.”

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Director BIO: Stuart Everitt (BURIED)

Director Biography – Stuart Everitt

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This is Stuart Everitt’s Master’s final project film and first short drama as a writer/Director. He is working on several other projects and now makes a living in commercial filmmaking.


Director Statement

This is a story about the responsibility we have to future generations through our actions.

Director BIO: Ange-Régis Hounkpatin (VINDICTE)

Director Biography – Ange-Régis Hounkpatin

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Ange-Régis HOUNKPATIN was born and raised in Cotonou,
Benin. At an early age he attends a French school, and
therefore benefits from a mix of cultures which feeds his
imagination and his dreams for other horizons. After high
school, he comes in France where he starts studying literature,
but chooses cinema studies. He graduated from the “Directing”
section of La Femis school in 2013. He then wrote and directed his first short movie in
Benin, “Retaliation”, with Topshot Films.

Director BIO: José Manuel Carrasco (LIFE ON MARS)

José Manuel Carrasco graduated in directing at the Film and Audiovisual School of the Community of Madrid (ECAM) and received a Higher Degree in Textual Interpretation at the Higher School of Dramatic Arts. He is the director and scriptwriter of the short films Comedia anónima, Padam… which was nominated at the 2008 Goya Awards, Consulta 16, Pulsiones, Sexo Explícito, (re)construcción, Sinécdoque. Una historia de Amour Fou and Haloperidol, which were given awards at numerous National and International Festivals.

April 2018 EUROPEAN Films & Screenplays

festival posterVOICES, 6min., Italy, Experimental/Music Video

festival posterTHE NIGHT SKY, 3min., Sweden, Experimental

festival posterSAMFAELINI: BUSBY BERKELEY’S DREAM ABERRATIONS, 2min., UK, Experimental/Music Video

festival posterTRAINS – RADIO CUT, 3min., UK, Music Video

festival posterCHRICKLE, 7min., Sweden, LGBT/Experimental

festival posterYOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy

festival posterWINE AND EGGS, 5min., Turkey, Drama


Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

March 2018 EUROPEAN Films & Screenplays

festival posterPLEASURE BOYS, 8min., UK, Documentary

festival posterSUNUNU: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE, 24min., UK, Documentary

festival posterIMITATION, 16min., Poland, Drama

festival posterTHROUGH THE SUPERMARKET IN FIVE EASY STEPS, 9min, Finland, Dance

festival posterI SEEK ASYLUM, 10min., UK, Crime/Drama

festival posterDYING FOR A LIVING, 13min., UK, Documentary

festival posterTHE SURVIVOR, 12min., UK, Sci-Fi/Drama


Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com

Festival Moderators: Kierston Drier, Shepsut Wilson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: Kimberly Villarruel

Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy

Camera Operators: John Johnson, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch

BOLD GREEN Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK Video from EUROPEAN Jan. 2018 Festival

BOLD GREEN, 28min., Germany, Romance/Drama 
Directed by Selon Fischer

Alja just finished school and wants to be an astronaut, despite her fear of heights. Together with her best friend Konrad, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis, she trains to achieve her goal.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!


December 2017 EUROPEAN Short Film & Screenplays

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festival posterPARADIGME, 6min, Poland, Sci-Fi/Experimental
festival posterDE GLACE, 6min, France, Drama/Thriller
festival posterWE DID NOT FALL FROM THE SKY, 26min., UK, Experimental/Relationship
festival posterIN SEARCH OF REVERENCE, 12min., UK, Experimental
festival posterYOU, 10min., Portugal, Experimental