Omer Ben-Shachar’s ‘Tree #3’ gives an insightful look at the prejudice immigrant children can face in schools

Omer Ben-Shachar‘s insightful film Tree #3 focuses on an immigrant child who takes drastic measures to be noticed in a school play. This film won the 2019 Student Academy Award, the Audience Award for Best Student Short Film at Palm Springs International ShortFest 2019 and it was nominated for Best Comedy at the Student Emmys/College Television Awards 2019. After he’s been cast (again!) as a background tree … Continue reading Omer Ben-Shachar’s ‘Tree #3’ gives an insightful look at the prejudice immigrant children can face in schools

Carlota Pereda’s eye opening short ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Goya Award

Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this topical female-led drama has won more than 50 prestigious film awards and been selected for over 200 high profile film festivals. Among the awards was the Best Live Action Shorts Film Award at the Goya’s (Academy of the Arts and Cinematographical Sciences of Spain). Alongside the award-winning female director Carlota Pereda, … Continue reading Carlota Pereda’s eye opening short ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Goya Award

Kristian Håskjold’s live-action short A Worthy Man focuses on the sensitive topics of Mental Health and Loneliness

Kristian Haskjold’s A Worthy Man shares the story of a family man who feels invisible. This powerful short has screened at prestigious film festivals such as Odense International Film Festival and Palm Springs International ShortFest. The film stars Marina Bouras (The Idiots) and Troels Lyby (Shake It). A growing depression hurls Erik into a tailspin, which in the end culminates in a desperate cry for help. Kristian … Continue reading Kristian Håskjold’s live-action short A Worthy Man focuses on the sensitive topics of Mental Health and Loneliness

Yves Piat’s Award-winning comedy Nefta Football Club

Yves Piat’s live-action short film stars Lyes Salem (Munich) and won a series of Audience Awards, including the Best Comedy award at Aspen Shortsfest. This wonderful film shares the story of two boys who stumble on something unusual which creates unexpected events. In the south of Tunisia, two football fan brothers bump into a donkey lost in the middle of the desert on the border … Continue reading Yves Piat’s Award-winning comedy Nefta Football Club

Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers’ Award-winning ‘Just Me And You’ touches on the difficult journey undocumented immigrants face

Just Me and You is a heartfelt father and daughter drama that touches on undocumented immigrant families crossing the Mexican border in America. This live action short film premiered at Berlinale 2019 where it won the Crystal Bear for Best Short Film, then played at numerous high profile film festivals including Palm Spring ShortFests, Odense International Film Festival and Regard Saguenay International Short Film Festival … Continue reading Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers’ Award-winning ‘Just Me And You’ touches on the difficult journey undocumented immigrants face

Quadruple Oscar-qualifying animation ‘Guaxuma’

Nara Normande’s beautiful animated short Guaxuma shares the story of a blossoming childhood friendship that is cut short. This award-winning film mixes several animation techniques all connected to sand and has won prizes at SXSW, Palm Springs, Hamptons, Cinequest, selected at TIFF, Annecy, LA Shorts. Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the northeast of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy … Continue reading Quadruple Oscar-qualifying animation ‘Guaxuma’

Raindance film Everybody Flies exposes the contaminated air we all breathe on aircraft

Everybody Flies – Film Trailer from Fact Not Fiction Films on Vimeo. Through his latest documentary Everybody Flies, former Airline Captain Tristan Loraine uncovers the facts about the air we breathe on commercial aircraft. This eye-opening film will receive its world premiere in September at the prestigious Raindance Film Festival. Everybody Flies (2019) discloses the never-before-seen documentation, scientific facts, and personal testimonies relating to the controversial issue of cabin air quality. With more than … Continue reading Raindance film Everybody Flies exposes the contaminated air we all breathe on aircraft