International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, the world's longest standing international short film competition received around 5,000 entries from about 90 countries - short films as well as videos, which have been admitted to the competition on an equal footing with films since 1993. Since 2009 all entries to the competition must be german premieres.
The 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen presented at total of 504 films from 55 countries and awarded a total sum of 41,250 euros of prize money.
This year, the festival was once again able to confirm its rank as the most important platform for the presentation of short, experimental and political cinema from all over the world, as well as its reputation as a place of encounter between the film industry and the art world.
We are very proud to show most of the awarded films and a selection of fantastic works on blinkvideo:
Wojciech Bakowski, "Glos mojej duszy (Sound of My Soul)" 2014, Grand Prize of the City of Oberhausen
Basil da Cunha, "Nuvem Negra" 2014, Special Mention of the International Jury
Ieva Epnere, "Renunciation" 2014
Alex Gerbaulet, "Schicht" 2015, Prize for the best contribution to the German Competition
Evgeny Granilshchikov, "Unfinished film" 2015
Payal Kapadia, "The Last Mango Before the Monsoon" 2014, The International Critics' Prize
Vika Kirchenbauer, "CONVENIENT, SACRED, BLESSED" 2015
Eva Könnemann, "Das offenbare Geheimnis" 2015, ZONTA Prize
Jochen Kuhn, "Always Tired" 2014
Klaus Lemke, "Lost and Found (Mouse on Mars & Eric D. Clark)" 2014, 1st Prize of the 17th MuVi Award
Pablo Lobato, "CORDA" 2014
Bjørn Melhus, "FREEDOM & INDEPENDENCE" 2014
Till Nowak, "Think Big" 2015, MuVi Online Audience Award
David Pantaleón, "La pasión de Judas" 2014, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Jennifer Reeder, "Lullaby" 1999, Profile Presentation
Bruno Varela, "Tiempo Aire (Air Time)" 2014, e-flux Prize
For further information please visit www.kurzfilmtage.de