14 short films will show in the Official Section of the 63rd Seminci

The selection includes the out-of-competition screening of All These Creatures, this year’s Palme d’Or-winner in the short film category 

‘All These Creatures’, by Charles Williams

09/17/2018.- The Official Section of the Valladolid International Film Festival will this year include thirteen shorts competing for the Golden and Silver Spikes, respectively endowed with €6,000 and €3,000. The shorts lineup also features the film that won the Palme d’Or for the best short film in the last edition of the Cannes Festival: Charles Williams’s All These Creatures, which will show out of competition.

The Festival will likewise present the award  ‘EFA Short Film Nominee Valladolid 2018’, with a cash endowment of €2,000. The winning European short will be automatically shortlisted  as one of the finalists in the annual  European Film Academy  Awards.

As in previous years, the selection includes quite a number of animation shorts: ten out of the fourteen listed. Additionally, there will be an ample participation from women directors (10), again as in former editions of Seminci.


Here is the full list of titles:

Aghaye Gavazn (Mr Deer), Mojtaba Mousavi (Iran)

Agouro, David Doutel and Vasco Sá (Portugal)

All These Creatures, Charles Williams (Australia) – Out of competition

Animal Behaviour, Alison Snowden and David Fine (Canada)

Biciklisti (Cyclists), Veljko Popovic (Croatia)

Bloeistraat 11, Nienke Deutz (Belgium and Netherlands)

Cadavre exquis, Stéphanie Lansaque and François Leroy (France)

Drzenia (Tremors), Dawid Bodzak (Poland)

Egg, Martina Scarpelli (France / Denmark)

Entre sombras, Alice Guimaraes and Mónica Santos (Portugal / France)

L’Été et tout le reste, Sven Bresse (Netherlands)

No me despertéis, Sara Fantova (Spain)

Raymonde ou l’évasion verticale, Sarah Van Den Boom (France)

Solar Walk, Réka Bucsi (Hungary / Denmark)

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