Ethnocineca Students Shorts Award (ESSA)

Ethnocineca Students Shorts Award (ESSA)

Young talents – Big cinema! The ethnocineca Students Shorts Award (ESSA) attends to the multifaceted inspiration of young documentary filmmaking. The competition offers young international talent a public platform to present and discuss their works and invites the audience to discover new and innovative varieties of documentary film. In this competition, traditionally the audience would decide the winner, but this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic a jury will make the decision.

Curators: Nóra Soponyai, Simone Traunmüller

Jury:
Lisa Mai (dotdotdot Film Festival, Kaleidoskop – Film und Freiluft am Karlsplatz)
Mattijs van de Port (University of Amsterdam; VU University)
Christos Varvantakis (Goldsmiths, University of London; Athens Ethnographic Film Festival)

Prize Money: € 500.-

Prize sponsored by: ethnocineca


Films

ABOUT LOVE ON A SMALL ISLAND

ABOUT LOVE ON A SMALL ISLAND

Elaheh Habibi | Iran, Grreat Britain 2018 | 26 Min. | OmeU
PLANET GELNICA

PLANET GELNICA

Paula Reiselová | Slovakia 2018 | 16 Min. | OmeU
SAUDADE

SAUDADE

Denize Galiao | Brazil, Germany 2019 | 30 Min. | OmeU
THE GOLDEN BUTTONS

THE GOLDEN BUTTONS

Alex Evstigneev | Russia 2020 | 19 Min. | OmeU
THE OUTLANDER

THE OUTLANDER

Ani Antonova | Austria 2018 | 5 Min. | OmeU
THE SISTERS

THE SISTERS

Michał Hytroś | Poland 2018 | 20 Min. | OmeU