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ENTRY DETAILS
 

Entries for shnit Edition 15 - 2017 - will open in late 2016.

Registration Deadline: End 2016
Films completed after: 1 June 2015
Max. running time: 40 minutes [including credits]
Genres and countries of production: all

Please note:  ENTRY is now CLOSED for 2016.

 

 

CATEGORIES
 

THE FLAMING FAUN –  shnit TRIBUTE Award
Category up to 10 min  

THE FLAMING FAUN – shnit TRIBUTE Award
Category up to 20 min  

THE FLAMING FAUN – shnit TRIBUTE Award
Category up to 40 min  

THE FLAMING FAUN – shnit PLAYGROUNDS Award
Chosen by the Audience  

THE FLAMING FAUN – shnit CINEMAS Award
Chosen by the Audience  

 

AWARDS 2015


Award 2015 – Category up to 10 min

LOVE IS BLIND
UK | 2015 | Fiction | 6 min
Dir.: Dan Hodgson

Love is Blind finds Alice in the passionate embrace of a young lover, as she finally succumbs to temptation. When her husband James returns home early to try and make amends for his recent infidelity and inattention for their marriage, Alice finds herself in the midst of an emotional minefield. Racked with guilt for being unfaithful just as James offers an olive branch, while simultaneously negotiating her lover's escape!

Award 2015 – Category up to 20 min

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YUL ET LE SERPENT
France | 2015 | Fiction | 13 min
Dir.: Gabriel Harel

Yùl, 13 years old, goes with his big brother Dino to conclude a deal with Mike, a thug escorted by his Argentinian mastiff. When things go wrong, a mysterious snake appears.

Award 2015  Category up to 40 min

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ALLES WIRD GUT
Germany/Austria | 2015 | Fiction | 30 min
Dir.: Patrick Vollrath

A divorced father picks up his eight-year-old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea can‘t help feeling that something isn't right. So begins a fateful journey.

AUDIENCE AWARDS 2015


 

shnit CINEMAS Award 
Chosen by the Audience

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CONTRAPELO
Mexico/USA | 2015 | Fiction | 19 min
Dir.: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer

CONTRAPELO is the story of a proud Mexican barber who is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel.

shnit PLAYGROUNDS Award
Chosen by the Audience

REALITY +
France | 2015 | Fiction | 22 min
Dir.: Coralie Fargeat

Through the Reality + technology you can now have access to an "improved reality." The chip implanted inside your brain affects your senses to change the perception of your image. Choose "who" you want to reflect, see you as you've always dreamed of.