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Fujifilm unveils Shorts finalists

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Wednesday May 11, 2011


Fujifilm unveils Shorts finalists

Fujifilm Motion Picture has announced the 12 short films that have reached the final of the 2011 Fujifilm Shorts competition.

They are:

13
Director of Photography: Edu Grau
Director: Haris Vaffiadis
Producer: Yiannis Exindaris
Film Format: 16mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 250T 8653 and ETERNA 500T 8653

AU REVOIR MONKEYS
Director of Photography: Emma Dalesman
Director: Janis Nords
Producer: Judy Naidoo
Film Format: 16mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 500T 8673 and ETERNA 250T 8553

BABY
Director of Photography: Lol Crawley
Director: Daniel Mulloy
Producer: Ohna Falby
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 400T 8583, ETERNA Vivid 500T 8547 and ETERNA 500T 8573

CRITICAL EYE
Director of Photography: Trevor Forrest
Director: Dan Nathan
Producer: Alexandra Stone and Carly Stone
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA Vivid 160T 8543 and ETERNA Vivid 500T 8547

FLAK
Director of Photography: Ed Rutherford
Director: Finn McGough
Producer: Finn McGough and Claire Reynolds
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 250D 8563 and ETERNA 500T 8573

HARD HAT
Director of Photography: Bjorn Bratberg
Director: Karan Kandhari
Producer: Karan Kandhari and Fredrick Herneoja
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 400T 8583, ETERNA 250D 8563 and Reala 500D 8592

LA PLAYA
Director of Photography: Clara Kraft
Director: Elisa Cepedal
Producer: Marianna Murillo
Film Format: 16mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 250D 8663

ONE MAN AND HIS DOG
Director of Photography: Stuart Bentley
Director: Jonathan Hopkins
Producer: Maddy Elles-Hill and Humphrey Elles-Hill
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 250T 8553

PEARLS OF JEWISH WISDOM
Director of Photography: Dan Trapp
Director: Malcolm Green
Producer: Simon Goodman
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 500T 8573

SIDNEY
Director of Photography: Pablo Rojo
Director: Gareth Warland
Producer: Noelle Rodrigues
Film Format: 16mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA 250D 8663 and ETERNA 500T 8673

SKATEISTAN: TO LIVE AND SKATE IN KABUL
Director of Photography: Franklin Dow
Director: Orlando Von Einsiedel
Producer: Louis Figgis
Film Format: 16mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA Vivid 160T 8643 and ETERNA 250D 8663

THE PIT
Director of Photography: Urszula Pontikos
Director: Rupert Raby
Producer: Julian Bird
Film Format: 35mm
Fujifilm stocks used: ETERNA Vivid 500T 8547 and ETERNA 250D 8563
These films will now be screened before a panel of industry experts who will judge the two overall winners - Best Film and Best Cinematography.

Each winner will collect an impressive collection of prizes including 2,000 worth of Fujifilm Motion Picture stock, a 'Rushes Package' courtesy of Technicolor, a five-day lighting hire package supplied by Panalux, a 35mm or 16mm Camera and Dolly hire package from Panavision, a studio hire package courtesy of Island Studios and an insurance package worth 1,500 which has been donated by Towergate Camersure. The British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) will welcome both the winning cinematographers of to all BSC social and technical events for a period of one year and the winners will also receive a year's free subscription to British Cinematographer Magazine.

The two winning films will be considered for a worldwide distribution deal with Future Shorts. They will also be automatically entered into the competition at the Born Shorts International Short Film Festival 2011 in Bornholm, Denmark, and will be screened as part of the festival programme.

The public will also get a chance to see the two winning films during the Rushes Short Film Festival in July 2011. The films will be screened at the ICA on The Mall in central London as part of the festival.

There are additional prizes for the cinematographers of each of the two winning films - The cinematographers of the 'Best Film' and 'Best Cinematography' will each win one free ticket to the Camerimage, International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, in Poland, December 2011. The prize includes flights, accommodation and industry festival passes.

For further details on Fujifilm Motion Picture, go to www.fujifilm.co.uk/motion and to read more about Fujifilm Shorts visit www.fujifilmshorts.com

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* Note: this news release is issued electronically and will not be duplicated with a posted copy

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Jerry Deeney
Marketing Manager
Motion Picture Film
Fujifilm UK Ltd
t: +44 (0)20 3040 0400
m: +44 (0)7747 127869
e: jdeeney@fuji.co.uk
w: www.fujifilm.co.uk/motion
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