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Annecy 2023 Official Short Film Selections Revealed

Out of 3,200 short film submissions from 100 countries, 37 films were chosen to compete in the ‘Official’ category, 7 films were selected in the ‘Off-Limits’ category, 19 in the ‘Perspectives’ section, and 8 in the ‘Young Audience’ section; the festival runs June 11-17.

The Annecy Festival, coming June 11-17, has revealed its short film selections. For the 2023 edition, the festival received more than 3,200 films from 100 countries. In addition to the 37 selections in the “Official” competition category, seven films were selected in the “Off-Limits” category, 19 in the “Perspectives” section and eight in the “Young Audience” section.

Check out the “Official” Competition selections:

  • 11 – directed by Vuk Jevremovic (Croatia, Germany)
  • 27 – directed by Anna Buda Flóra (Hungary, France)
  • Astoria – directed by Franck Dion (France)
  • Box Cutters – directed by Naomi Classien Van Niekerk (South Africa, Netherlands, France)
  • Carne de Dios ­– directed by Patricio Gabriel Plaza (Argentina, Mexico)
  • Catisfaction – directed by André Almeida (Portugal)
  • Ce qui bouge est vivant – directed by Noémie Marsily (Belgium)
  • Christopher at Sea – directed by Tom CJ Brown (United States, France, United Kingdom)
  • Daug Geresnis – directed by Skirmanta Jakaite (Lithuania)
  • Drijf - directed by Levi Stoops (Belgium)
  • D'une peinture à l'autre – directed by Georges Schwizgebel (Switzerland, France)
  • Eeva – directed by Morten Tsinakov, Lucija Mrzljak (Croatia, Estonia)
  • Electra – directed by Daria Kashcheeva (Czech Republic, France, Slovakia)
  • Grandma, I Miss You – directed by Maoning Liu (China)
  • Haljina za finale – directed by Martina Mestrovic (Croatia)
  • Humo – directed by Rita Basulto (Mexico)
  • I'm Hip – directed by John Musker (United States)
  • Intersextion – directed by Richard R. Reeves (Canada)
  • Koerkorter – directed by Priit Tender (Estonia)
  • La Grande Arche - directed by Camille Authouart (France)
  • La perra – directed by Carla Melo Gampert (Colombia, France)
  • La Saison pourpre – directed by Clémence Bouchereau (France)
  • Last Order – directed by Hangjin Jo (South Korea)
  • L'Ombre des papillons – directed by Sofia El Khyari (France, Portugal, Qatar)
  • Love Me True - directed by Inés Sedan (France)
  • Marie.Eduardo.Sophie - directed by Thomas Corriveau (Canada)
  • Maurice's Bar - directed by Tom Prezman Tom, Tzor Edery (France)
  • Nun or Never – directed by Heta Jäälinoja (Finland)
  • Our Uniform – directed by Yegane Moghaddam (Iran)
  • Regular Rabbit – directed by Eoin Duffy (Ireland)
  • Salvation Has No Name – directed by Joseph Wallace Joseph (United Kingdom, France, Czech Republic)
  • Sweet Like Lemons – directed by Jenny Jokela (Finland, United Kingdom)
  • Telsche - directed by Sophie Colfer, Ala Nunu (Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal)
  • The Miracle – directed by Nienke Deutz (Belgium, France, Netherlands)
  • The Smile – directed by Erik Van Schaaik (Netherlands, Belgium)
  • Tongue – directed by Kaho Yoshida (Canada, Japan)
  • World to Roam – directed by Stephen Irwin (United Kingdom)

A complete list of all short film selection categories is available here.

Source: Annecy Festival 2023

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