2021 Official Selections

Animation

The Griffgons: In The Bakehouse               Sam Griffiths      UK
The Curious Case of the Boy Jones / Dennis Mohr, Calvin Campbell/ Canada Cloud Boy: An Autistic Journey   Kieran Firth-Bernard       UK
Rabbit, Run     Igor Shishlov, Nicholas Sardo, Pablo Garcia, Daniele Arcuri  Spain
Origin    Katherine Sisak United States
The Story of a GOTS Seed             Dinie van den Heuvel     Belgium
Down    Guy Harvey         UK
Grandma’s Closet             Lisa Maydwell, Qlogic Entertainment      United States
On / Off               Alessandro Squitti            Argentina
A New Life Tomorrow    Avy Signofthesharkboy  UK
The Immortan Joe Memorial Highway     Nathan Leigh      United States
Chums  Olivia Perkins     United States

Comedy

Girl Interrupted Heather Darcy, Emma Rasmussen, Natasha Velyn Goldup              UK
The Man At the Bottom Of the Garden   Paul Blinkhorn   UK
Adventure Brothers        Paul Longley, James Longley        UK
At Home with… Nick Mullins       Paul Longley, James Longley        UK
Archaic Intergalactic Extraterrestrials      Carl Hansen        United States
Pandemic Spy    Daniel D. Moses               UK
Candle Cops       Tony Collingwood            UK
Who’s a Good Man          Rhonda G. Robinson       United States
Tartuffe               suzanne houlihan             UK
Controller            Thomas Pilling, Frankie Price       UK
Play On Brian Wallace     United States

Documentary

Finding Tyler      Chris Brannan, Diana Reichenbach           United States
Live Your Fairy Tale          Arsala Qureishi , Jas Sagu              India
Our Connection with the Blue Mountains              Jamie Trimmer  Australia
SnapShots           Hans Petch         UK
Our Connection with the Blue Mountains              Jamie Trimmer  Australia
CRISTINA ZENATO and the REEF SHARK CONNECTION      Jason Perryman UK
Grey Sweats       Jasmine Fini        United States
From Tree to Bench        Stephen Haskett              UK
Made in The Emerald Isle             Caitlin Hurely     UK
Thanks For Watching      Chien-Cheng Lee              Taiwan
Kemp-Barontini : drawings and pictures Cristiana Cerrini Italy

Environmental/Green

Kimana Tuskers Jamie Joseph     Kenya
The Story of a GOTS Seed             Dinie van den Heuvel     Belgium
Our Connection with the Blue Mountains              Jamie Trimmer  Australia
Centenary Film  A D Cooper         UK

Experimental

Come close to me            Pablo Fidanza    Argentina
Orion 1925          Eva M. Ingolfsdottir        Iceland
TRANSPARENT DRAGONFLY        Yunzhu Chen      China
CAPTIVITY           Mehrnoush Rahmanian Iran
I WANT TO STUDY            Ramtin Kouchaki Hassankiadeh  Iran
DAY DREAMING ZIXUAN YANG, GE LU      China
Lucid dreams Kostiantyn Mishchenko United States


Homegrown

Girl Interrupted Heather Darcy, Emma Rasmussen,
Natasha Velyn Goldup              UK
Woman of Your Dreams (Director’s Cut) Samantha Locock             UK
Femme Fatale   Kulvinder Gill      UK
Special Delivery Robert Hackett  UK

Horror/Suspense

There’s Something in the Silence               Mike Castro        United States
The Strange Incident in Room 36               Kiana Klysch       Germany
The Effigy of Mary Seer Ross Jameson    UK
MindEaze            Tom Diffenthal, Jacob Welby       UK
The Candidate   Erkut Altındağ    Turkey
Puzzle   Arthur Edelman UK
Grounded           Jesse Richards   Australia
Familiar David J. Ellison   UK
Who’s a Good Man          Rhonda G. Robinson       United States
Heathens            Marlene Emilia Rios         United States
SCRIPT  Piero Cannata    Italy

Lockdown

The Bench           Rawaa Barnes    UK
The Man At the Bottom Of the Garden   Paul Blinkhorn   UK
Sunshine and Serenity   Esther Smith       UK
Adventure Brothers        Paul Longley, James Longley        UK
Pandemic Spy    Daniel D. Moses               UK
Candle Cops       Tony Collingwood            UK
Hand Drawn       David James Holloway, Samuel Lawrence              UK
Hands   Rob Ayling           UK
Myrtle  Patricia McCormack        U
Love in the time of lockdown      Harvey Planer    UK
Life’s a Show      Harvey Puttock UK
The life we dreamt of     Kaito Voloj          Panama
Tartuffe               suzanne houlihan             UK
Allen Screw Loose            Orlando Cubitt  UK
Radar Man          Zoe Mendelson UK
Put Away             A D Cooper         UK
I bow to thee O Mother Aashish Rego     India
Play On Brian Wallace     United States

Narrative/Drama

Behind the glass               Pedro de la Llave              Spain
No Mother         Romana Carén   Austria
A martyr of the pen        Alan Hamwan    UK
Beautiful Violence           Joey Medina      United States
The Eternal Wife              Nick Paul White United States
A DEAD SEA        Nahd Bashir        Israel
The Secret Life of Tom Lightfoot Ray Jacobs          UK
Missed Carl Hansen        United States
Ido         Saman Mustefa Iraq
Wrong Approach              Piotr Matyja       Poland
Myrtle  Patricia McCormack        UK
EXILE     Gandongying     China
Slightly Red Handed        James Hastings  UK
Nine and a Day  Muyiwa Awosika              UK
Femme Fatale   Kulvinder Gill      UK
Come Find Me   Nela Wagman    United States
Quiet on Set       Jeanette Buck    United States
ANOTHER DAY   Stuart Black, Satinder Gill              UK
wait a moment edris naseri         Iran
Special Delivery Robert Hackett  UK
Guilty Bunch of Flowers Wayne Kelly, Matt Holt  UK
ONE TO ONE      Carol-Anne Grosbois-Claveau, Sarah Vaillant        France
Nura      Rahim Moledina               UK
Within   Christopher Key UK

Performance

Lunarcode: Cuttin’ the Cord      Jessica Gillette, Vincenzo Carubia  United States
Come close to me            Pablo Fidanza    Argentina
Lunarcode: Parasite        Vincenzo Carubia, Jessica Gillette              United States
Lunarcode: Cuttin’ the Cord   Jessica Gillette, Vincenzo Carubia    United States
Vitality – Martha Graham              Rakesh Sidana   Canada
OVERSEER           Gil De Ray            UK
ONE YEAR ON    David Erdos        UK

The Phyllis Crocker Award

The Strange Incident in Room 36               Kiana Klysch       Germany
No Mother         Romana Carén   Austria
The Bench           Rawaa Barnes    UK
Live Your Fairy Tale          Arsala Qureishi , Jas Sagu              India
Sunshine and Serenity   Esther Smith       UK
The Curious Case of the Boy Jones      Dennis Mohr, Calvin Campbell    Canada
Grey Sweats       Jasmine Fini        United States
Chums  Olivia Perkins     United States
Lara        Zoe Hunter Gordon         UK

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Lorelei  Lars Janssen       UK
But Happy           Anatolii Umanets             Ukraine
Orbital Christmas             Mitsuyasu Sakai Japan
Protector             Chris Lee              China
51 States             Cass Virdee        UKSaturne Théo Bontaz       France
Lifelike  Keith Allott          UK

Smartphone

The Fairy Hunter              Patrick J Kelly     Ireland
negatives            Jimmy Gannon  Australia
Who’s a Good Man          Rhonda G. Robinson       United States
Dead Run             Yannick Rietsch Germany
Inevitability or how Dima fell in love with Inna    Mulkoev Anzor Russian Federation
I bow to thee O Mother Aashish Rego     India
Cola or lemonade? (A smartphone film) Anna Lena Höhne            Germany
Manhedonia      Simon Bates       UK
Suffer   Darren Ormandy              New Zealand

Student

BREACH                Mia El Chaar       UK
The Hold              Léa Ollié               France
flutterby              Sophie Norman UK
Sunday Sof Del Carmen UK
Coffee Lover      Sam Sungmin Lee             Australia
Alone Together Connor McCay   UK
Isolation               Jamie Davis         UK
Face to Face       Valerie Knill         Germany
Love in the time of lockdown      Harvey Planer    UK
Leaks in Exposure            Katharina Nesterowa     Germany
Second Antek Michalak Poland
The Time Between Us    Anna Boronea   UK
Come Find Me   Nela Wagman    United States
Tribute to Arthur              Usha Sharma      UK
Siphoned             Maya Wills          UK
High and Dry      Benedict Goddard           Ireland
Balance Michael Guest, Alexander Halford            UK

Rules for Entry – 2021