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2019 AWARDS
 
GRAND JURY AWARD
 
$750 Cash Prize  |  Final Draft Software  |  Cinematiq DCP Transfer Software License
Narrative | 2017 | 24 min. 58 sec.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | G
Country | Japan
Language | Japanese
Producer | Kenji Qurata, Ikami Hanako
Director | Kenji Qurata
Writer | Kenji Qurata
Sound | Mogi Yusuki
Cast | Hirosawa So, Yuki Takashi
[Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia | Asiana International Short Film Festival]
 
Yoko wishes to become the “bad kid” but she is trapped in her little book store. One day, she falls in love with a phrase written by a novelist, and starts to plan a very innocent and mindless crime, which becomes an everyday prank towards a joyful life.
2019 UFFyc | Novela Picaresca
BEST ANIMATED FILM
 
$200 Cash Prize  |  Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Software
Animation | 2018 | 10 min.
Official Selection
Country | Romania
Language | Romanian, English
Producer | Anca Damian
Director | Anca Damian
Writer | Anca Damian
Cast | Vlad Ivanov, Jean Marc Barr
[Annecy Animation Film Festival | World France | Toronto IFFF | Animator Festival - Second Prize ]
 
A phone call, a bathroom and a woman are at the intersection of the worlds.  |  more info
2019 UFFyc | The Call
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
 
$200 Cash Prize  |  Samsung Gear 360 Camera
Documentary | 2017 | 10 min.
Official Selection
Country | Switzerland
Language | Silent
Producer | Stella Händler
Director | Corina Schwingruber Ilić
Writer | Corina Schwingruber Ilić
[Venice Film Festival]
 
Under the spell of mass entertainment on the high seas.​
2019 UFFyc | All Inclusive
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
 
$200 Cash Prize  |  Samsung Gear 360 Camera
Experimental | 2018 | 12 min. 14 sec.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | PG
Country | Netherlands, Romania
Language | Romanian
Producer | Miruna Dunu
Director | Miruna Dunu
Writer | Miruna Dunu
Sound | Miruna Dunu
Cast | Ariana Radu, Silvia Zieger, Thomas Stratmann, Ștefania Stan, Marius Andrieș, Miruna Dunu
[Artififa 2019]
 
"Coastland" presents a fictional narrative rooted into architectural research. The story of the Western Black Sea coast begins in a distant future and goes back to its roots, only to reveal cyclical destruction and rebirth. The film is created entirely out of the author’s collection of authentic postcards. 
2019 UFFyc | Coastland - Litoral
BEST NARRATIVE FILM
 
$200 Cash Prize  |  Samsung Gear 360 Camera
Narrative | 2018 | 13 min.
Official Selection
Country | Australia
Language | English
Producers | Charles Williams, Elise Trenorden
Director | Charles Williams
Writer | Charles Williams
Cast | Yared Scott, Mandela Mathia, Helen Hailu, Melody Demessie
[Cannes Film Festival (World Palme D'Or)]
 
An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unravelling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.
2019 UFFyc | All These Creatures
WOMAN TO WATCH
Best Female Director
 
$200 Cash Prize  |  Cinematiq DCP Transfer Software License
In memory of Amy Rector
Sponsored by Teresa & David Rector
Corina Schwingruber Ilić 
All Inclusive
Born in Werthenstein (LU/Switzerland) in 1981, Corina Schwingruber Ilić studied at the University of Design & Art in Basel, majoring in Fine Arts/New Media where she also took part in an exchange program with the fine art academy in Belgrade (Serbia).  From 2006 - 2009 she completed her studies at the Lucerne University of Art & Design, majoring in Video. She works as a filmmaker in directing, camera, editing, music videos and teaches filmmaking at colleges and universities. Her last short documentary BAGGERN – Tons of Passion was nominated for the national Swiss Movie Award and won several festival awards all around the world. Since 2012 she is a board member of the Association for Films in Central Switzerland and a member of the Swiss Film Academy.
Corina Schwingruber Ilić | IMDB.com
Cortha Film | vimeo.com
Cortha Film | official site
Documentary | 2017 | 10 min.
Official Selection
Country | Switzerland
Language | Silent
Producer | Stella Händler
Director | Corina Schwingruber Ilić
Writer | Corina Schwingruber Ilić
[Venice Film Festival]
 
Under the spell of mass entertainment on the high seas.
2019 UFFyc | All Inclusive
CINEMA CAROLINA
 
$200 Cash Prize  |  Lightworks Pro License
Experimental | 2018 | 5 min. 2 sec.
Official Selection
Country | United States
Language | English
Director | Hamilton Young Ward
Cast | Anon
A recollection of murder in a small, southern town.   |  more info
2019 UFFyc | Murder at the Redlight
BEST STUDENT FILM
Collegiate
 
$100 Cash Prize  |  Cinematiq DCP Transfer Software License
Narrative | 2017 | 28 min.
Official Selection
Country | Switzerland
Language | Italian, Swiss German
Producers | Kaspar Winkler, Sabine Girsberger
Director | Yasmin Joerg
Writer | Yasmin Joerg
Sound | Kevin Sinic
Cast | Linda Cerabolini
[SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen | Fünf Seen Filmfestival | Starnberg Seefeld Herrsching | River Film Festival | Leiden International Short Film Experience | International Studentenfilmtage SEHSÜCHTE | Film Festival Bozen Bolzano | Kurzfilmnacht 2018 - Lokalpremiere | Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival | Solothurner Filmtage | International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur - The Short Film Festival of Switzerland]
 
Former telenovela star Pippa is in her forties and struggling to reestablish herself as an actress. Chasing after her dreams, she hurries from one audition to another, constantly being confronted with the role of the mother. After an unexpected meeting with her estranged daughter Luna, the role Pippa has been denying suddenly becomes her reality.  |  more info
2019 UFFyc | Sono Pippa
BEST STUDENT FILM
High School
 
$100 Cash Prize
Narrative | 2018 | 12 min. 33 sec.
Official Selection
Country | United States
Language | English
Executive Producers | Make-A-Wish South Carolina
Producers | Jennifer Fischer, Ramon Hamilton
Director | Julia Fulmer
Writer | Julia Fulmer
Editor | Ramon Hamilton
Cast | Andrew Bowen, Jamie Grace, Nancy Lantis, Adam Simpson, Ramon Hamilton, Ovington Michael Owston
In this satirical portrayal of the entertainment industry, join Rachel Jensen, a quirky but ambitious young filmmaker, as she attempts to pitch her ideas to Mr. McKnight, an intimidating big-time producer.
2019 UFFyc | Rachel's Pitch
TERRY ROUECHE AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
 
$100 Cash Prize
Narrative | 2018 | 14 min. 50 sec.
Official Selection
Country | United States
Language | English
Producers | John Connor
Director | Chris London
Writer | Chris London
Cast | Miles Neuvirth, Agapi Bakopoulou, Chuck McMahon, Amy Kersten
[WORLD PREMIERE]
 
After his mother's death, Gareth is caught between his fear of being alone and his fear of dealing with the outside world. The natural solution, hanging out with preserved bodies from his family's funeral home, works perfectly--until he suddenly has to take care of his niece while hiding the bodies from a neighborhood watchman.   |  more info
2019 UFFyc | Uncle Gareth
2019 AWARDS PARTNERS
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SCREENINGS

MARCH 27 - 30, 2019

MARCH 27

BLOCK A | 7 -9 PM

MARCH 28

BLOCK B | 7 - 9 PM

MARCH 29

BLOCK C  | 3 - 5 PM

BLOCK D | 7 - 9 PM

MARCH 30

MASTERCLASS | 10 AM - 12 PM

BLOCK E  | 2 - 4 PM

BLOCK F | 7 - 9:30 PM

Doors open 30 minutes prior to screening time.

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2019 South Carolina Humanities Festival.

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