The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN SHORT FILM 2019.
Throughout the year, the respective international jury at the following film festivals has presented one of the European short films in competition with a candidacy in the EFA short film category.
October 2018: Valladolid International Film Festival (Spain), Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden) ★ November 2018: Cork Film Festival (Ireland) ★ December 2018: Leuven International Short Film Festival(Belgium) ★ January 2019: International Film Festival Rotterdam (the Netherlands) ★ February 2019: Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France), Berlin International Film Festival (Germany) ★ March 2019: Tampere Film Festival (Finland) ★ April 2019: Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (the Netherlands) ★ May 2019: Krakow Film Festival (Poland), VIS Vienna Shorts Festival (Austria) ★ June 2019: Hamburg International Short Film Festival (Germany) ★ July 2019: Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival (Portugal), Motovun Film Festival (Croatia) ★ August 2019: Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland), Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia & Herzegovina), OFF – Odense International Film Festival (Denmark), Venice Film Festival (Italy) ★ September 2019: International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece), Encounters Film Festival (UK) ★
Based on this list of candidates, the participating festivals have nominated the following five short films
DOGS BARKING AT BIRDS
THE MARVELOUS MISADVENTURES OF THE STONE LADY
The nominated films will soon be submitted to the more than 3,600 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Short Film 2019 will then be presented at the 32nd European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 7 December in Berlin.