LIST OF WINNERS

47TH HUESCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

International Short Films Contest
You are here:

IBEROAMERICAN AWARDS

THE FIRST IBEROAMERICAN DANZANTE AWARD, of 5.000 € (five thousand euros) and a trophy goes to the short film MANSPREADING (Spain) by ABDELATIF HWIDAR because we are all in that wagon and it shows the world’s photo of which we are all accomplices. A short film that teaches us that sometimes the correct answers can’t be found if the right questions are not asked.

* directly classified to the pre-selection of the next Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences  short film award.


THE IBEROAMERICAN “CACHO PALLERO” DANZANTE AWARD of 2.000 € (two thousand euros) and a diploma, goes to the short film FUEGO OLÍMPICO (Mexico) by RICARDO SOTO, because it tells us we mustn’t forget that many times history repeats itself; a short film that reminds us that in order to move forward it is always good to look back.


THE ALBERTO SANCHEZ DEBUT IBEROAMERICAN DANZANTE AWARD, of 1.000 € (one thousand euros) and a diploma, goes to the short film TAHRIB (Spain),  by GERARD CORTÉS VIDAL for its approach to a current issue, teaching us what nobody sees about  this journey to  immigration. It tells us about despair and sacrifice, that in many occasions are hidden behind the word “immigrant”.


Special Mention to the short film UNA NOCHE CON JUAN DIEGO BOTTO (Spain) by TERESA BELLÓN y CÉSAR F. CALVILLO because there is no perfect date.

INTERNACIONAL AWARDS

THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL DANZANTE AWARD of 5.000 € (five thousand euros) and a trophy, goes to the short film ATLAS (Polonia) by MACIEJ KAWALSKI  because, it tells a fantastic story with great talent, from an imaginative and original script and using a range of metaphorical readings about society. The short film plays with a great staging that flows at an allegretto ma non troppo rhythm which leads you toward a great ending.

* directly classified to the pre-selection of the next Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences  short film award.


THE INTERNATIONAL “JINETE IBÉRICO” ANIMACIÓN AWARD given by the Instituto de Estudios Altoaragoneses, of 2.000 € (two thousand euros) and a trophy,  goes to the short film BEST FRIEND (France) by NICHOLAS OLIVIERI, DAVID FELIU, JULIANA DE LUCCA, SHEN YI and VARUN NAIR, because it is a very comprehensive production where script, storyboard and color flow perfectly, and are framed in a technically spectacular animation about a very current issue, highlighting how disturbing new technologies can be.


THE INTERNATIONAL DEBUT DANZANTE given by the Anselmo Pié Sopena foundation, of 1.000 € (one thousand euros) and a diploma, to the short film PLUS MINUS UNU (Moldavia) by ION BORSCH for featuring the injustices of the system to get them closer to the viewer. It describes in a perfect way what public and private institutions employees should never be: dispensable numbers.


THE “FRANCISCO GARCÍA DE PASO” HUMAN VALUES MENTION to the short film which best highlights human values goes to the short film ASHMINA (UK) by DEKEL BERENSON for a very well-made work based on a personal experience, and because it introduces a new perspective of human relationships between two very different worlds.


Special Mention to the cast of YOM RAGIL (Israel) by LEE GILAT for a top-level work.

DOCUMENTAL AWARDS

THE FIRST DOCUMENTAL DANZANTE AWARD of 5.000 € (five thousand euros) and a trophy goes to the documental short film PEOPLE OF THE WASTE LAND (Germany) by HEBA KHALED.  Not a fiction, nor a virtual war but a real one, a real world. It shows and talks about war in a powerful way, with an immersive approach to reality,  in times when everything is virtual.

* directly classified to the pre-selection of the next Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences documental short film award.


THE “JOSÉ MANUEL PORQUET” DOCUMENTAL IBEROAMERICAN DANZANTE AWARD, of  2.000 € (two thousand euros) and diploma, goes to the documental short film ADIÓS, ADIÓS, ADIÓS (Mexico) by RICARDO CASTRO for considering the viewer as a travel companion of his intimate experiences.

PUBLIC PRIZE

THE ARAGÓN TELEVISIÓN PUBLIC PRIZE consisting of the purchase of the diffusion rights of the short film by Aragón Televisión for an amount of 900€, including its promotion goes to the short film CORTITO (Mexico) by JESÚS OSVALDO PÉREZ.

BEST SCRIPT

THE BEST SCRIP PRIZE, of 800 € (eight hundred euros) and a diploma goes to the short film JIŘÍ PEŠ UPRCHLÍK (República Checa), de TOMASZ WINSKI, (Cheque republic), by TOMASZ WINSKI, for building three comprehensive and nuanced characters, and showing the evolution of their relationship from a fun to a power and submission game.


Special mention to the short film NO ME DESPERTÉIS (Spain), by SARA FANTOVA, to give a true and credible voice to a teenager who is torn between loyalty to her family and the bond with her friends, within a tense and complex social reality.