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IN THE PALACE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, SOFIA, BULGARIA
2015-07-28

Screening time

This year...

One Palace...

One festival...

Five cities...

Thirteen winners...

What is about to happen...nobody knows.

IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival for 13th fateful year is waiting to choose your film from more than 4000 others which finished their journey on time.

Don't miss to give your film a chance for a better life.

They may meet people from different parts of the World and will stand side by side with their lookalikes with the purpose to face their fate, audience and Me.

All films and their family are welcome to attend all festival activities such as:

Filmer Forge: Film Industry market, Educational programmes, Workshops, Lectures, Master classes, Case studies, Pitching training and session.

Special program for kids: Educational film ateliers, Workshops "How to shoot my first film" leaded by professional animators...and Me.

And this is not all.

After a day of film watching, discussing, interview giving and new friends making you will be fatally attracted to the dark side of the festival.. twice per night.

Dear Filmmakers, you still have time to submit your shorts for the professional edition of the festival.

The deadline is 15 of September. Hurry up, because no films will be accepted after this date.

We are waiting to receive part of you!

The Festival Team and Me



WINNERS IN THE PALACE '2015 BALCHIK
2015-07-07

2nd USHI FILM FESTIVAL FOR KIDS

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Cosmic Pioneers, Georgia, 2014, 3'32'', Saba Qarseladze / Animaton Development Fund

Cosmic Pioneers is funny and enjoyable animation wich gives you nice feeings. It has great illustrations and fast moving aliens.

Jury Members:

Aleko Bogdanov

Gergana Dyankova

Kaloyan Vasilev

 

STUDENT'S COMPETITION IN THE PALACE, BALCHIK, 2015

BEST EXPERIMENTAL 

The Revolution Hunter, experimental, Portugal, 2013, 10'56'', Director: Margarida Rego, Producer: Margarido Rego

SPECIAL MENTION EXPERIMENTAL 

Four Domestic Episodes Under a Beautiful Stormy Day, experimental, Argentina, 2013, 15'17'', Director: Mariano Leguizamón, Producer: Darío Pimentel

Four Domestic Episodes Under a Beautiful Stormy Day deserves a special mention for telling a bannal story of a domestic adulterer in an experimental way.


BEST ANIMATION

What I Forgot to say, animtion, Germany, 2014, 8'45'', Director: Patrick Buhr, Producer: Patrick Buhr

SPECIAL MENTION ANIMATION

Rubbish, animation, Russia, 2014, 5'00'', Director: Angella Lipskaya, Producer:Angella Lipskaya

Rubbish deserves a special mention for breathing life into rubbish.

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY 

Retracing, documentary, Bosnia and Herzegovina/Germany, 2015, 25'14'', Director: Merja Hannikainen, Producer: Merja Hannikainen

SPECIAL MENTION DOCUMENTARY 

Invisible, documentary, Poland, 2014, 22'00'', Director: Zofia Pregowska, Producer: Maciej Slesicki

Invisible deserves a special mention for making an invisible character visible for the world to appreciate.

 

BEST FICTION

Such a Landscape, fiction, Poland, 2013, 23'00'', Director: Jagoda Szelc, Producer: Marcin Malatynski

SPECIAL MENTION FICTION

The Forgotten, ficiton, Colombia, 2015, 10'30'', Director: Mauricio Caro Valderrama, Producer: Camila Peraza

The Forgotten deserves a special mention for a promising potential

Last Base, fiction, Norway/United Kingdom, 2014, 15'00'', Director: Aslak Danbolt, Producer: Pål Nordås, Aslak Danbolt

Last Base deserves a special mention to push the director to make eveb more jumps in cinema.

Cipriana, fiction, France/Mexico, 2014, 21'30'', Director: Maruani Landa, Producer: Stephanie Phelut

Cipriana deserves a special mention for tackling a girl's coming of age story in e gentle, yet innovative way.


BEST BULGARIAN FILM

Bandit and the Ram, fiction, Bulgaria/United Kingdom, 2014, 24'40'', Director: Alberto Iordanov, Producer: Alberto Iordanov

Jury Members:

Faisal A. Qureshi

Hu Wei

Dmitry Geller

OFFICIAL SELECTION STUDENT'S EDITION IN THE PALACE 2015
2015-05-20

List of the films selected to competete in the Student's edition of IN THE PALACE ISFF for new media and digital arts, Balchik, Bulgaria/

Official Selection Student's Edition IN THE PALACE 2015

A Bed tale (dir. Bianka Tashkova / Bulgaria / 2014 / 3’58’’)

A boy and his little monster (dir. Hsiang Ping Hsiao / Taiwan / 2014 / 4’30’’)

A Cupboard's Life (dir. Naomi Homenu / Switzerland / 2014 / 04’00’’)

Accompany (dir. Siao Fang Chou / Taiwan / 2014 / 4’30’’)

Amphi (dir. Iuri Monteiro / Portugal / 2014 / 08’29’’)

Another Green World (dir. Christina Hardinge / United Kingdom / 2014 / 07’28’’)

Approaches to Erg (dir. Chris Myhr / Canada / 2014 / 11'35'')

Artefrakt (dir. Bennet Meyer / Australia / Germany / 2015 / 02’56’’)

aussi loin. (dir. Franziska M. Hoenisch / France/Germany / 2014 / 13’45’’)

Awake (dir. Marta Medina del Valle / Spain / 2014 / 12’00’’)

Bandit and the Ram (dir. Alberto Iordanov / Bulgaria/United Kingdom / 2015 / 24’40’’)

Barbara (dir. Santiago Esperón / Spain /2014 / 8’00’’)

Between Sky and Sea (dir. Håkon Anton Olavsen / Norway / 2014 / 10’05’’)

Blue Light (dir. Roman Hodel & Lena Mäder / Switzerland / 2014 / 17’24’’)

Bright Black (dir. Rene Maurin/ Slovenia / 2014 / 25’10’’)

Caldera (dir. Karim Oeltze von Lobenthal /Germany / 2014 / 14’56’’)

Cinephile (dir. Esteban Gimpelewicz / United Kingdom / 2014 / 18’11’’)

Cipriana (dir. Maruani Landa / France / Mexico / 2014 / 21’30’’)

Dear Pauline Jean (dir. Shirley Bruno / United Kingdom / United States / 2014 / 20’48’’)

Detached (dir. Sahar Vizel / Israel / 2014 / 15’47’’)

Dogwalker (dir. Viviane Andereggen / Germany / 2013 / 13’00’’)

Doll maker (dir. CHUN-KUI CHENG / Taiwan / 2013 / 04’18’’)

Eve (dir. Leonardo Machado / United Kingdom / 2013 / 17’17’’)

Every palcy has its silver lining (dir. Adela Komrzyova / Czech Republic / 2014 / 8’00’’)

Exhale (dir. Maciej Wiktor / Poland / 2014 / 21’54’’)

Family Funeral (dir. Felix F. Walz / Germany / 2013 / 12’43’’)

Final Stroke (dir. Anne Chlosta / Germany / 2013 / 12’04’’)

Flight (dir. Nedelko Tudzharov / United Kingdom / 2015 / 07’00’’)

Four Domestic Episodes under a beautiful stormy day (dir. Mariano

Leguizamón / Argentina / 2013 / 15’17’’)

Game (dir. Ina Nikolova / United Kingdom / 2015 / 03’09’’)

Gone Surfin' (dir. Guy Lubin / United Kingdom / 2014 / 13’29’’)

Green Ape (dir. Itay Sagi / Israel / 2013 / 25’51’’)

Hard To Lose (dir. Manfredi Mancuso / United Kingdom / 2014 / 24’42’’)

Hat Theory (dir. Asya Strelbitskaya / Russia / 2014 / 3‘55’’)

He and She (dir. Gaziza Malayeva / Kazakhstan / 2014 / 6’42’’)

Here is where I long to be, also within and among the images (dir. Meike

Redeker / Germany / 2014 / 08’53’’)

Here, the planes (or how I experience war) (dir. Julie Yara Zimmermann /

Sweden / 2013/ 04’25’’)

Horla (dir. Gabriel Galand / France/South Korea / 2015 / 02'00'')

HURLY-BURLY (dir. Juliette PENANT / Belgium / 2014 / 02’11’’)

I <3 U 4VR (dir. Mark Stevens / Belgium / 2014 / 12’42’’)

Image of a Girl (dir. Bregje Benecke , Jochem Bootsma / Netherlands / 2014 / 25’58’’)

Invisible (dir. Zofia Pregowska / Poland / 2014 / 22’00’’)

It Pays the Bills (dir. Elizabeth O'Connor / Ireland / 2014 / 12’50’’)

Iulian. A True Story (dir. Alex Mironescu / Romania / 2014 / 9’’00’’)

Just One Night (dir. Leo Merkel / Germany / 2014 / 11’10’’)

Ketchup Kid (dir. Patrick Vollrath /Austria / 2013 / 18’43’’)

Knopka (dir. Maja Costa / Germany / 2014 / 13’22’’)

Lantern (dir. LAWRENCE AGBETSISE / Ghana / 2014 / 07’44’’)

Last Base (dir. Aslak Danbolt / Norway / United Kingdom / 2014 / 15'00'')

Last dance on the main (dir. Aristofanis Soulikias / Canada / 2014 / 03’07’’)

Layover (dir. Eric McEver / Japan / 2014 / 14’27’’)

Little Hurricane (dir. Paloma Lommel / United Kingdom / 2014 / 14’18’’)

Locanda (dir. Lucas Pannatier / Switzerland / 2014 / 19’30’’)

Longing (dir. Nadav Mishali / Israel / 2014 / 20’00’’)

Midnight Snack (dir. Rhys Brisenden / United Kingdom / 2014 / 11’53’’)

Malum (dir. Skye S. Alanazi / Ireland / 2015 / 252’’)

Model Life ( dir. Tom Reynolds / Ireland / 2014 / 06'10'')

Moratorium Vondrejs (dir. Adela Komrzyova / Czech Republic / 2014 / 28’00’’)

Nabilah (dir. Paul Meschuh / Germany / 2014 / 22’00’’)

NADEZHDA (dir. Genoveva Krumova/ Bulgaria / 2015 / 08’19’’)

New Year’s Eve 2014 (dir. Artur Boruzs / Romania / 2014 / 03’24’’)

Night of ponchongas (dir. Roberto Bueso / Spain / 2014 / 15’00’’)

Off Season (dir. Elinor Nechemya/ Israel/ 2013 / 27'00'')

One and the same (dir. Jonatan Petre Brixel / Germany / 2013 / 04’00’’)

Oscillation (dir. Dídac Gimeno / Spain / 2014 / 08’00’’)

Out of character (dir. James Fagan/Shane Stokes/Ciaran Garofalo / Ireland / 2015 / 12’50’’)

Pagliacci (dir. Todor Bodurov / Bulgaria / 2015 / 19’19’’)

Pandemonium (dir. Philippe Van den Eynde / Belgium / 2014 / 25’57’’)

Paul et Virginie (dir. Paul Cartron / Belgium / 2014/ 18’38’’)

Ratiocination of privilege (dir. Metin Vatansever / Turkey / 2014 / 07’13’’)

Real honey (dir. Slawomir Witek / Poland / 2013 / 18’00’’)

Retracing (dir. Merja Hannikainen / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Germany / 2015 / 25’14’’)

Romanian (dir. Artur Boruzs / Romania / 2014 / 23’51’’)

Rubbish (dir. Angella Lipskaya / Russia / 2014 / 5’00’’)

Rued1971 (dir. Julie Boehm / Germany / 2014 / 08’08’’)

Sabre dance (dir. Ilya Rozhkov / United States / 2015 / 14’05’’)

Sing me back home (before I die) (dir. Gwennael Bolomey / Switzerland / 2015 / 21’58’’)

Spachtel (dir. Keren Alexandroni / Israel / 2014 / 20’55’’)

Stolen Shoes (dir. Noriko Ishibe / United Kingdom / 2014 / 01’30’’)

Such a landscape (dir. Jagoda Szelc / Poland / 2013 / 23’00’’)

Tant Pis – chapter one (dir. Bruna Rodrigues / France / 2015 / 25’23’’)

THAWRATI - My Revolution (dir. Sarah Obeidat / United Kingdom / 2013 / 6’00’’)

The Angel of Notre-Dame (dir. Lolita Nikolova / Bulgaria / 2015 / 14’16’’)

The Comedian (dir. Iain Bonner / Australia / 2014 / 15’56’’)

The Forgotten (dir. Mauricio Caro Valderrama / Colombia / 2015 / 10’30’’)

The haunted house of Musachevo (dir. Emil Denev / Bulgaria / 2015 / 17'00'')

The Intruders (dir. Jorge Juárez, Bárbara Moran / Spain / 2014 / 14’00’’)

The Jacket (dir. Patrick Vollrath / Austria / 2014 / 09’13’’)

The last Attempt (dir. Lyubo Yonchev / Bulgaria / 2014 / 10’00’’)

The last Human (dir. Неда Кирилова / Bulgaria / 2014 / 23’17’’)

The late bird (dir. Sascha Vredenburg / Germany / 2014 / 19’43’’)

THE LOYALIST (dir. Minji Kang / South Korea / 2015 /19'00'')

The Patient (dir. Kiril Todorov / Bulgaria / 2014 / 12’37’’)

The Revolution Hunter (dir. Margarida Rêgo / Portugal / 2013/ 10’56’’)

The Violinist (dir. Madalena Leitão /Portugal / 2013/ 08’06’’)

The Visit (dir. Inbar Horesh / Israel / 2014 / 26’55’’)

The Way Things Are (dir. Guy Nemesh / Israel / 2014 / 27'00'')

Tomorrow (dir. Leandro Tadashi / United States / 2014 / 13’20’’)

True Colours (dir. Ayelet Albenda / Israel / 2015 /17’00’’)

Urinal Cakes (dir. Charlie Edwards-Moss & Joseph Williams / United Kingdom / 2014 /12’00’’)

Waltzing Matilda (dir. Sven Philipp Pohl / Germany / 2013 / 12’40’’)

Wasteland (dir. Teodos Ralev / Bulgaria / 2015 / 10’32’’)

Water Earth Wind Fire (dir. Carine Koleilat & Lisa Fischer / United Kingdom / 2014 / 7’59’’)

What I forgot to say (dir. Patrick Buhr / Germany / 2014 / 08’45’’)

Where we are (dir. Ilker Çatak / Germany / 2013 / 13’25’’)

Wife (dir. Luboš Kučera / Czech Republic / 2014 / 08’00’’)

With the back of the hand (dir. Julie Yara Zimmermann / Switzerland /2014 / 12’52’’)

You keep an eye on us (dir. Arek Biedrzycki / Poland / 2014 / 25’00’’)

Your sign here (dir. Rodrigo Zarza / Spain / 2014 / 10’00’’)

The frog (dir. Anna Nikolova / Bulgaria / 2014 / 2’00’’)

 

 

 

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