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FUTURE SHORTS March 2014

This is the current Future Shorts Festival Programme. Click on the drop-down menu above to view events in your country and use the right-hand drop-down menu to navigate between cities.


SPRING SEASON 2014 - FUTURE SHORTS FESTIVAL

Future Shorts Festival brings the best in short film to audiences around the world.

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TOOTY'S WEDDING


Dir: Frederic Casella
United Kingdom - 2011
Peter has always been in love with the beautiful siren Tooty but he is married to the anti-siren Alison who thinks she can talk to dogs. So when Tooty flirts with Peter the night before her wedding, a desperate Peter decides they're destined to be together.

Official Selection, 2012 Sundance International Film Festival Special Jury Mention, Bermuda International Film Festival 2012 Grand Prize - Best Comedy, Jury Prize - Best Short, Friars Comedy Club Film Festival 2011.

INTO THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE


Dir: Anna Frances Ewert
United Kingdom - 2011
This film lovingly captures the wonder of childhood as kids explore and test the boundaries of reality through play and imagination.

Golden Gate Award for Best Short Documentary - San Francisco International Film Festival 2011, Helen A. Bequest Award - Edinburgh College of Art 2010.

THE CAPTAIN


Dir: Nash Edgerton
Australia - 2013
An aeroplane pilot wakes up in the wreckage of a crash with a massive hangover and is confronted with the consequences of his actions.

Participated in Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Calgary Underground Film Festival.

SVAMP


Dir: Charlotta Miller
Sweden - 2011
Katrin sits apathetically in her dumpy apartment after being left by her boyfriend as an old lady whose husband just died is wreaking havoc outside. Touched by the old lady's strong emotions, Katrin decides to face her old boyfriend.

Participated in 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

THE BIG HOUSE


Dir: Musa Syeed
Yemen - 2013
When a Yemeni boy finds a way into the empty mansion down the street, he lets himself and his imagination run wild in the big house.

Participated in 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, Dubai Film Festival.

FEAR OF FLYING


Dir: Conor Finnegan
Ireland - 2013
Dougal is a small bird with a fear of flying. At night his dreams are plagued with a recurring nightmare of falling towards earth and by day he walks wherever he needs to go rather than face this fear. When a harsh winter rolls around, Dougal must head South, but how?

Best Animation Award- LA Shorts Festival 2012, Young Directors Forum Award- Cristal Festival 2012, Audience Award - Glasgow Short Film Festival 2013, Audience Award - Animade 2013, Best Animation - Provincetown International Film Fest

JONAH


Dir: Kibwe Tavares
United Kingdom - 2012
Zanzibarian beach boy Mbwana, hungry for the future, creates a myth that transforms his small town into a tourist hot spot, but when the reality is far from his dreams he sets out to destroy the town – or himself.

Participated in 2013 Sundance Film Festival, "Best Short Film" nominee for The British Independent Film Awards (BIFAS) in 2013. Made in partnership with Film4, BFI, Channel4, Shine Films.