World Independent Short Film Awards

12. edition / 26th November - 3rd December 2018

 

Emotions have not subsided yet, but the 12th Grand OFF has already become a historical fact !! The nominees, the distinguished chapter, special guests and fans of independent cinema were present at the ceremonial Gala. We are pleased with the extremely positive reception of the whole event, the echo of which is still reflected throughout the entire world and film world.

With great pleasure, we present to you the winners of the 12th Grand OFF World Independent Short Film Awards

  1. Best Script

Abu Adnan – Adnan’s Father (dir. S . Le Fanu)

Director: Sylvia Le Fanu – Denmark

  1. Best Directing

The Transfer

Director: Michael Grudsky – Israel

  1. Best Cinematography

Inside I’m Racing

Director: Aleksander Szeser – Ireland

  1. Best Film Editing

Inside I'm Racing

Director: Aleksander Szeser – Ireland

  1. Best Stage Production

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr. Mahler

Director: Paul Philipp – Germany

  1. Best Actress

I Think I Have a Crush on You

Director: Maria Eriksson-Hecht – Sweden

Nominee: Inez Dahl Torhaug

  1. Best Actor

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr. Mahler

Director: Paul Philipp – Germany

Nominee: André M.Hennicke

  1. Best Fiction

The Transfer

Director: Michael Grudsky – Israel

  1. Best Documentary Film

Abram returned alone

Director: Tomasz Wiśniewski – Poland

  1. Best Animation

Concert of the fire

Director: Mariia Konopatova – Russian Federation

  1. Best Polish Film

Milk

Director: Urszula Morga - Poland

We hope that all nominated creators and their films will be appreciated in the film world of independent cinema. We encourage you to follow our fanpage, because this is where you will be able to find out about the dates, venues of the winning films in nearly 100 cinemas scattered throughout Poland. WELCOME !!


ANDRIEJ ZWIAGINCEW THE GUEST OF THE FESTIVAL GRAND OFF !!






Projection program 12 Grand OFF

Grand OFF World Independent Short Film Awards, along with the whole team that co -creates the Festival, thank you for the efforts and projection organizations in yours cinemas and centers.

Thank you for great cooperation and attendance - for taking part in the 11th edition!!

The finale of the 12th edition is already in December!!!




Attention!

The nomination committee no. 12 has been completed. The total number of films received in 2018 exceeded 3500. The commission chose 55 films - this is the list of nominated films.

  1.  Script

Because of a Lttle Apple – Russian Federation

Anywhere – Serbia

Happy New Year – Netherlands

Abu Adnan – Adnan’s Father (dir. S . Le Fanu) – Denmark

Zona – Iran

  1.  Directing

The Transfer – Israel

Hearing – Iran

Around the Island – China

Saliva – United Kingdom

Magic Alps– Italy

  1.  Cinematography

The Camping Trip – Austria

Ahmed & Marcus – Sweden

Inside I’m Racing – Ireland

The Sanil – Iran

Happy Family – Indonesia

  1.  Film Editing

Room – Iran

Ahmed &Marcus – Sweden

Inside I'm Racing – Ireland

Living Together – Spain

Chinese – France

  1.  Stage Production

From San Francisco with love – France

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr. Mahler – Germany

Larceny – Spain

Kerata / Shoehorn – Turkey

The Collection – France

  1.  Actress

Cube – Kazakhstan

Dinner With Stranger – Hong Kong

Bury the silence – United States

I Think I Have a Crush on You – Sweden

Lifeline – United Kingdom

  1. . Actor

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr. Mahler – Germany

Säde – Estonia

Presence – Iran

The Cave – Poland

Abu Adnan – Adnan’s Father (dir. S . Le Fanu) – Denmark

  1.  Fiction

The Transfer - Israel

Hearing – Iran

Blue Peter – Croatia

Profound Silence– Iran

To Garbo and Lenin – Sweden

  1. Documentary film

Der letzte seiner art - The last of his kind – Germany

15.7 km– Indonesia

Abram returned alone – Poland

Let's Talk– United Stares

Centenarian – Canada

  1.  Animation

Irma – Uruguay

CROC&ODILE – France

Look – Lithuania

Concert of the fire – Russian Federation

The Warsaw Robin – United States

  1. Best Polish Film

Między nami - Poland

Mleko - Poland

The Cave - Poland

Leader - Poland

Le Monde – Poland

In the final stage of this competition, the movies will be judged by jurors. The results will be announced December 1st, at the awards gala. We would also like to congratulate the nominees!

 

Dear artists and fans. The deadline for submitting works to the Grand OFF World Independent Short Film Awards came to an end on August 15. We would like to thank all the artists for their work.

We would also like to thank all the independent cinema lovers for being with us.

The works of the Grand OFF team and the Chapter are proceeding as planned.

Good luck! ️

We are pleased to announce that we have already received 3,000 movies for the Grand OFF contest. We wish you many interesting ideas that will allow you to create new films. Thank you !!
The winning films from the Grand OFF festival will be shown in nearly 100 cinemas scattered throughout Poland over the first few months of 2019.

 

 

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Organiser:
Cinema Art Foundation
Ul. Puławska 61 / 02-595 Warsaw / Poland