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1st SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE AWARD

OUR 2017 WEEKLY SESSIONS ARE OVER BUT THE FUN HAS JUST BEGUN!

FROM TUESDAY DEC 6TH UNTIL JAN 10th, WE WILL ASK WHICH ONE, FROM OUR NOMINEES FOR BEST FILM OF THE YEAR, IS your FAVOURITE FILM.

TO HOST THESE SPECIAL SCREENINGS WE HAVE TEAMED UP WITH THE BEST PARTNERS IN THE BUSINESS: YOUR LOCAL FILM PLATFORMS.

JOIN US FOR THE 1st SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE AWARD AND VOTE!

 

HOW ?

Join your local screenings, watch the 7 short movies nominated for Best Film of the Year and pick your favourite in the end.

These 7 films were selected by Shortcutz Amsterdam's jury team composed of: actor Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), producer Jan Harlan (The Shining), actor Tygo Gernandt (Van God Los); director Roel Reiné (Marvel's Inhumans); actress Willeke van Ammelrooy (Antonia's Line); director Eddy Terstall (Simon); producer Pieter Kuijpers (Van God Los); Marina Blok, Head of Drama ntr; actor Vincent van Ommen (Amsterdam Heavy), actress Sigrid ten Napel (Penoza), documentary producer Harmen Jalvingh (Becoming Zlatan), Nederlands Film Festival programmer Claire van Daal, EYE senior programmer and head of acquisitions René Wolf, and street-artist Laser 3.14.

 

WHEN & WHERE ?

The result of this voting, the Mr. Zee Audience Award, will be announced during the 5th Edition of the Shortcutz Amsterdam Annual Awards, on January 21st at EYE Film Museum, Cinema 1!

Every year Shortcutz invite 11 inspiring film personalities to deliver a speech to inspire and motivate the new generation of filmmakers to create better movies and to announce the winners of several categories. For this edition, we have confirmed legendary producer Jan Harlan; Stanley Kubrick’s executive producer and right-hand (from 1969 until the end) and Spielberg’s producer for A.I. Artificial Intelligence. 

In our Annual Awards we will also announce the Mr. Zee awards decided by our JURY TEAM  in the categories of: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Post-Production, Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best Experimental, and Best DoP.

MOVIES - NOMINEES FOR BEST FILM OF THE YEAR


I WAS ONLY 14

Directed by Froukje van Wengerden

The Netherlands | November 2016 | Documentary | 12 minutes

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Synopsis 

On October 2nd, 1944, my grandmother, then a fourteen-year-old girl, saw how her father, along with 658 other men, was deported by train from their village in Putten, the Netherlands. He never came back. Now she is 86 years old and the only member of her family still alive. While my grandmother shares her memories, we look into the eyes of girls who are fourteen years old now, full of stories of their own and with their open glance forward.

Link to online trailer: https://vimeo.com/206534762


CHE!

Directed by Elsbeth Fraanje

The Netherlands | October 2016 | Documentary | 14 minutes

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Synopsis 

CHE! is a quirky youth documentary about twelve year old Che who has a vivid imagination and loves eerie and creepy stuff. His parents are divorced, but he doesn't really mind. It's actually quite convenient to get a double allowance. While Che is looking forward to Halloween, he finds out it can be rather a nuisance if you live far from old friends and have to arrange a meeting with your dad.

Link to online trailerhttps://vimeo.com/191299299


TABOOK

Directed by Dario van Vree

The Netherlands | June 2016 | Animation | 3 minutes

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Synopsis

While browsing the bookstore 19-year-old Gwen is unexpectedly drawn to a volume of kinky erotica, earning her disapproving glares from the other customers. Will Gwen follow her deepest desires or will she let her embarrassment restrain her?

Link to online trailerhttps://vimeo.com/169879976


BRIDGE 

Directed by Niels Bourgonje

The Netherlands | January 2017 | Fiction | 4 minutes 15 seconds

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Synopsis

Jos approaches a bridge after a relaxing drive, where on the other side of the bridge another driver approaches named Ad. Ad gives the right of way. But Jos insists that Ad goes first. Who will cross the bridge first?

Link to online trailerhttps://vimeo.com/242778695


ROUTINE 

Directed by Fokke Mars

The Netherlands | July 2017 | Animation | 4 minutes 30 seconds

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Synopsis

A man that is stuck in his routine tries to escape by dreaming of a world where Giants live as tall as skyscrapers, where trees are upside down and the laws of physics don't apply.

Link to online trailer: not availiable


A MAN FALLS FROM THE SKY 

Directed by Jan Verdijk & Kurt Platvoet

The Netherlands | July 2017 | Fiction | 8 minutes 45 seconds

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Synopsis

Ton and Ineke Korrel enjoy their warm afternoon soup when a man crashes down from the sky, in their garden. Ton sees a dangerous species lying in his garden, Ineke wants to help. The situation escalates. The couple will soon find out who their other half really is. Hopefully before it's too late.

Link to online trailer: Not yet available


SKÓGAFOSS

Directed by Niels Bourgonje

The Netherlands | November 2017 | Fiction | 10 minutes 40 seconds

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Synopsis

While on vacation with his girlfriend, Gijs receives a phone call from his mother, that reveals her troubled mental state and their complex relationship.

Link to online trailer: Not yet available


JOIN YOUR LOCAL SCREENINGS

AMSTERDAM HOSTED BY SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM DECEMBER 12th | @ LAB 111 > 19:00 < TICKETS > 

AMSTERDAM

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BERLIN HOSTED BY SHORTCUTZ BERLIN DECEMBER 6th | @ ENGELS > 20:30 < FREE ENTRY >

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