A new edition of the most important international festival dedicated to short films was held this month. The selection of films of the Festival of Clermont-Ferrand serves each year as a reference for the remainder of the festival circuit, as you can see with these films that were screened at the prestigious event, and now you can watch on Feelmakers:
What would you do if you had only 3 minutes to live?
The Rosete brothers’ sign all together –filmmaking and cinematography- the award winning short film Voice Over, in which a voiceover narrates disturbing situations of fuzzy boundaries. An intense challenge for the viewer.
Selected in the 2012 Clermont Film Fest, the short film tells the story of Marcy Meyers, who is faced with piling bills, and now an imminent home foreclosure, she has nowhere to turn but to the hope of a miracle. That miracle she find in Shoot the Moon, a national game show that promises a chance to win it all.
The first short film by Gabe Ibáñez (Hierro, Automata) received the Special Jury Prize at the Clermont-Ferrand festival in its experimental category Labo. An impeccable visual bill and a suggestive narrative hybrid between eroticism and sci-fi machine make a unique and very enjoyable work.
The great work of animation by Alberto Vazquez, which was nominated for the Goya Awards, was also selected in the most prestigious competitions, such as Annecy and Clermon-Ferrand. If you have not seen this short film yet about two hunters bears of unicorns, what are you waiting for?
The acclaimed short film by Joan Carles Martorell tells, as a home-movie, the last days of the life of a couple. An aeronautical engineer and his girlfriend travel to Chicago for a business meeting. Future plans of the couple end up predicting the end of the relationship.
The Icelandic director Hlynur Pálmason screened at Clermont-Ferrand a tough drama about youth loneliness and bullying. Joel is a young misfit trying to make friends. His desperation to meet people prevents him from being aware of the danger he faces with a new gang.