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We Like 'Em Short Nominees for 2018

 

Best Picture

“Two Balloons” Directed by Mark C. Smith, “The Box” Directed by Dusan Kastelic

“Compartments” Directed by Daniella Koffler and Uli Seis , “Ugly” Directed by Nikita Diakur,

“Face” Directed by Luke Tierney

 

Best Director

“Two Balloons” Directed by Mark C. Smith, “Child Labour” Directed by Mina Vali Zadeh & Krystal Sojourner,

“Face” Directed by Luke Tierney, “Snowstorm Rouette” Directed by Mike Wright,

“The Box” Directed by Dusan Kastelic

 

Best Student Film

“The Deep End” (France) Directed by Elise Augarten

“Stroke” ( UK) Directed by Jiani zhao and Emanuele Romano

“The Artist And The Kid” ( India) Directed by Sasank Dhulipudi

“Between Sand and Tides” ( Singapore) Directed by Ruifan Wang

 

Best Cinematography

Maxwell Gately for “That Smell”, Padraig Conaty for “You’re Not a Man At All”, Paul Marke for “No Service”, Reijean Heringlake for “Two Balloons”

Thomas Freundlich for “Cold Storage”

 

Best Actress

Anna Tolputt for “Bun”, Kalyn Miles for “Scattered”

Kimberley Drake for “Snowstorm Roulette”, Lauren Masiello for “Rag Dolls”,

Kristy Mann for “Health Kick”

 

Best Actor

Seamus O’Rourke for “You’re Not a Man at All”, Ewen Leslie for “Face”,

Itamar Borochov for “Professional Cuddler”, Mike Fardyfor “Snowstorm Roulette”, Ryan Early for “Eat Jeremy”

Here's the Winners for the 2017 We Like 'Em Short Film Festival

 

Best Picture

 

Jailbreak” Directed by Aaron Sorenson

 

Best Student Film

 

“Icky” ( 6m - Iran) Directed by Parastoo Cardgar

 

 

Best Director

 

“Pétage” - Breakdown Directed by Greg Tudéla

 

 

Best Cinematography

 

Kamil Małecki for “Plum” - Splash

 

 

Best Actress

 

Anne-Sophie Girard for “Breakdown”

 

 

Best Actor

 

Neil Fannin for “Dear George”

 

The Official WLES Program for 2017 along with the other events happening around Baker City August 17th thru 21st.

Here's a recent interview with Matthew Toffolo from Festivalreviews.org about WLES with Festival Director Brian Vegter.

 

http://festivalreviews.org/2016/02/01/interview-with-festival-director-brian-vegter-we-like-em-short/