Polish animated films won two main awards and four special mentions at the Animated Film Forum in Cairo, which ended today, February 25. The award-winning films are "Lost Senses" by Marcin Wasilewski, "Darling" by Izabela Plucińska and "Baths" by Tomek Ducki.
2014 was particularly successful for Polish short film. Numbers speak for themselves - Polish shorts were present at over 1200 festival screenings around the world and received 165 awards. Even more, special screenings featuring Polish short film were organized at many important festivals, including Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico and International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece. Polish Shorts team is proud to present the summary of 2014.
This year's edition of Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, the largest European short film festival, begins on January 30. Four Polish films are included in its programme. From February 2, the latest Polish short films will be also represented at the accompanying film market, where the POLISH SHORTS stand will be organized for the eighth time.
'Object', the documentary film by Paulina Skibińska, was given a Short Film Special Jury Award for Visual Poetry at the Sundance Film Festival. The competition screening was at the same time the film's world première.
45th Tampere Film Festival, Finland
dir. Paulina Skibińska
Flicks Film Festival 2015, The Netherlands
dir. Małgorzata Suwała
Hotel Deep End Film Festival, The Netherlands
dir. Paweł Ziemilski
11th annual Boulder International Film Festival, USA
dir. Tomasz Śliwiński