BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT
Director - Frédéric Desjardins
In a world where technology often makes it possible to do without others, a man works, lives and carries out all of his activities alone.
Adjudicators: "Sweet concept, well conveyed. Encompassed good set up, delivery and perfectly judged duration of storytelling, great use of visual language, with a moving conclusion."
BEST IRISH SHORT
THE BUTTERFLY LOVE SONG
Director - luke Morgan
A film by Project Spatula, produced by Morgan Creative, John Herbert and Seamus Scanlon. Based on the award-winning short story by Seamus Scanlon.
Adjudicators: "Well made, bang-on in its tone, consistent throughout. Strong visual style. Clever and quirky well-thought through storyline, every frame was relevant. Great characterisation - you were rooting for him throughout!"
Director - Mark Smyth
After the sudden death of his parents a young man must choose between returning to his home village in the west of Ireland to care for his estranged brother, and a bright future in Canada.
Director - Jason Sandri
As a World War II medic writes his magnum opus, he is at the same time forced to compose himself.