5th Sapporo Short Fest 2010
57 selected works will be screened out of 2,595 submitted films in total for the competition. The films in the One Title Section were devided into 3 categories: International Programmes, National Programmes, and Family & Children Programmes. Out of the selected 57 works in the One Title Section, only one title will win the Grand Prix.
A selection of international short films in 5 programmes from A to E (I-A to I-E), 36 works in total will be screened.
|Total Time 1:28:17|
|Wed 06 Oct 2010||14:00-15:30||White Rock Theater|
|Fri 08 Oct 2010||20:00-21:30||White Rock Theater|
|Sun 10 Oct 2010||10:00-11:30||White Rock Theater|
0:04:20 / Fiction /
Mr. Mike Ahern, Mr. Enda Loughman / Ireland / 2009
Mr Foley wakes up in hospital to find different kinds of sounds affect on him of which he doesn't know the score.
0:09:09 / Animation /
Ms. Sarah Van Den Boom / France / 2009
A tired and bored housewife mourns her lost lover and dreams of a better life. Inside her, the skeleton woman is waiting to be saved.
Julie and her guys
0:15:45 / Fiction /
Ms. Fanny Jean-Noel / France / 2009
Tired and bored housewife mourns her lost lover and dreams of a better life. Inside her, the skeleton woman is waiting to be saved.
A Family Portrait
0:04:30 / Animation /
Mr. Joseph Pierce / United Kingdom / 2009
A family portrait goes horribly wrong as jealousy and suspicion bubble to the surface under the photographer’s relentless gaze.
0:15:00 / Fiction /
Ms. Mary Ann Kellogg / USA / 2009
Saddened by the death of her mother, 12 year-old Emily begins to open her eyes to the world of Tango by her Argentinean grandfather.
0:14:33 / Fiction /
Mr. Giulio Ricciarelli / Germany / 2009
A tragicomedy of a police officer who dreams of being a hero in his small peaceful village, and decides to take matters in his own hands.
BEFORE YOUR EYES
0:25:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Aaron J. Melian / Spain / 2009
Cesar and Ana curiously attempt to find out if one would really see the best moments of their life when they die.
|Total Time 1:28:16|
|Wed 06 Oct 2010||20:00-21:30||White Rock Theater|
|Sat 09 Oct 2010||6:00-7:30||Sapporo TOHO Plaza|
|Sat 09 Oct 2010||14:00-15:30||White Rock Theater|
0:05:35 / Fiction /
Mr. Samuel Matteau / Canada / 2010
Olivier's life as a young insurance actuary takes a zany turn when he acquires the power to “save” and “load” his life any way he likes.
Love is Patience
0:09:17 / Fiction /
Ms. Zoo Young LEE / Korea (south) / 2010
Sung Je's sudden accident reveals his three different girlfriends. While he pretends asleep, the girlfriends gradually finds out about the others.
0:14:42 / Documentary /
Mr. Billy Pols / Netherlands / 2009
A Dutch-Moroccan boy puts everything at stake to become the best skateboarder in the world despite the uncomfortable feeling at home.
Pick Up 06:50
0:13:42 / Fiction /
Mr. Nic Romm / Germany / 2010
Early Friday morning. A filmproduction's driver picks up an actor. Their ride starts at the hotel and ends at the filmset and both have become richer.
The Little Boy and The Beast
0:07:00 / Animation /
Mr. Uwe Heidschotter, Mr. Johannes Weiland / Germany / 2009
Since Haro’s Dad left home his mother has completely changed. She cannot get over it and turns into a real beast.
Just a Pitch
0:23:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Eric Raynaud / France / 2009
An Indian screeenwriter flies to Paris to sign their biggest contract with his expiring passport, but the immigration doesn’t buy his “story".
0:15:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Lior Chefetz / USA, Israel / 2009
In this romantic-action comedy, a fickle-but-heartful young wife is convinced by her overbearing mother to kill her mobster husband.
|Total Time 1:28:05|
|Thu 07 Oct 2010||18:00-19:30||White Rock Theater|
|Sat 09 Oct 2010||4:00-5:30||Sapporo TOHO Plaza|
|Sun 10 Oct 2010||12:00-13:30||White Rock Theater|
0:04:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Mathijs Geijskes / Netherlands / 2009
Peter has been down lately. Every day is like the day before as though he already knows what would happen next.
the delicate art of the bludgeon
0:04:00 / Documentary /
Mr. Jean-Gabriel Periot / France / 2009
With edited archival footage in black and white, this film questions the meaning of force through the images of police bludgeoning.
Le Projet Sapporo
0:04:40 / Animation /
Ms. Marie-Josee Saint-Pierre / Japan,Canada / 2010
A poetic homage to the work of acclaimed Japanese calligrapher Gazanbou Higuchi, transporting the viewer into his vivid imagination.
0:24:25 / Documentary /
Ms. Alba de Lara Montalvo / Spain / 2010
Documentary on Christopher Makos, one of the most genuine photographers in the age of American Pop, who was close to Andy Warhol.
0:10:00 / Animation /
Mr. Juan Jose Medina / Mexico / 2009
A hostile environment is a difficult to overcome for two misfits, a cycle of abuse and exploitation in the midst of desolation.
0:07:00 / Fiction /
Ms. Lena Liberta / Germany / 2009
After the death of his wife a man has to take care of his autistic son, whom he doesn't really know.
0:16:00 / Animation /
Mr. Ludovic Houplain, Mr. Francois Alaux, Mr. Herve De Crecy / France / 2009
Spectacular car chases, an intense hostage crisis, wild animals rampaging through the city, and even more in Logorama!
0:18:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Massimo Cappelli / Italy / 2010
A bored man walking around in a museum suddenly realises that he can hear the life stories of the visitors through the audio guide.
|Total Time 1:28:06|
|Thu 07 Oct 2010||16:00-17:30||White Rock Theater||Sat 09 Oct 2010||2:00-3:30||Sapporo TOHO Plaza|
|Sat 09 Oct 2010||18:00-19:30||White Rock Theater|
0:05:44 / Animation /
Ms. Cassia Itamoto, Ms. Celina Kurihara / Brazil / 2009
A man faces the consequences of his excessive consumption and feels obligated to adopt methods to change his life style.
0:06:10 / Animation /
Mr. Kirk Hendry / United Kingdom / 2009
A story of a boy with an obsession for junk food whose insatiable appetite temps him to eat increasingly unhealthier cuisine.
0:08:36 / Experimental /
Mr. Ondrej Svadlena / Czech Republic / 2010
The trials and tribulations of Sliceman in the dark and frightening land of the murderchain.
One Day Today Will Be Once
0:28:00 / Documentary /
Ms. Anca Miruna Lazarescu / Germany / 2009
A small church in East Germany takes on a 639-year long project where a pipe organ plays John Cage's 'Organ2/ASLSP' day and night without interruption.
Jonah and the Vicarious Nature of Homesickness
0:13:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Bryn Chainey / Germany / 2010
One day Jonah left his family and blasted into outer space. He gave no explanation, no goodbye, only a telephone number.
Jenny & the Worm
0:15:30 / Fiction /
Mr. Ian Clark / United Kingdom / 2009
Two teenage punks unearth a discovery which may be even more exotic than the girl next door.
0:11:06 / Fiction /
Mr. Gavin Keane / Ireland / 2009
Misadventures of a frustrated Foley artist, Steve, on a mission to deliver sounds for a fight scene, but things start to get hairy..
|Total Time 1:28:28|
|Fri 08 Oct 2010||14:00-15:30||White Rock Theater|
|Sat 09 Oct 2010||0:00-1:30||Sapporo TOHO Plaza|
|Sat 09 Oct 2010||20:00-21:30||White Rock Theater|
0:06:40 / Animation /
Mr. Svjetlan Junakovic, Mr. Veljko Popovic / Croatia / 2010
Story of growing up and ambition with an invisible pebble lodged in the shoe that through pain and discomfort brings awareness and meaning to our existences.
Born and Raised
0:03:30 / Fiction /
Mr. Eelko Ferwerda / Netherlands / 2009
Bo and Elsa are expecting a baby. Bo is composing music especially for the moment of the birth, but things turn out differently...
The Little Dragon
0:08:15 / Animation /
Mr. Bruno Collet / France / 2009
The dragon spirit is reincarnated in a doll’s body trapped in a box for 35 years. With insurance, rubber toy sets out to discover the oversize world outside.
The Last Day of Bulkin I.S.
0:13:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Alexey Andrianov / Russia / 2009
An agent visits Ivan Bulkin saying he should tick the box to prove that he was satisfied with his life as he is about to die.
0:19:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Gregg Helvey / India / 2009
Kavi, a young boy in India, must choose to either accept his fate as a modern-day slave or fight for a different life.
True Beauty This Night
0:10:03 / Fiction /
Mr. Peter Besson / USA / 2009
Rhett met the love of his life, and he wants to convince her. Not an easy feat considering how they met.
0:28:00 / Fiction /
Mr. Harald Fossen / Norway / 2009
It’s the year 2023. Norway is recovering from the war, but Sven struggles to face the loss of his girlfriend.
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