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This was the International Film Festival of Wales's sixteenth year and we had an excellent line up!
This festival aims to promote and support independent filmmaking, providing opportunities for independent filmmakers to have their films screened at great red carpet-style venues to a passionate audience of film professionals, film students, journalists and the general public.
SHORT FILM SCREENING
An award-winning sushi chef is out of desperation to serve the crude puffer fish. Puffer fish do not know how to appreciate food and art at all, they only know how to gobble it up.
4m | James Wei
A song about forgiveness. A video about confronting and healing.
SO IT GOES - BRIGHT WORLD
5m | Alexander Vlahos
In the valley of the Black Mountains, Aled must bury his father, and help his mother find peace. An outsider in a tight mining community, Bethan reveals what really happened the night Llewelyn died. The will of a father, broken by the courage of
19m | Ben Hooton
Leo is just another child at school, but he can’t help that his physical appearance makes him the center of attention.
10m | Bernabé Rico
How do you respectfully dispose of your dead pet tortoise when you have no way of burying them?
8m | Anthony Hett
18m | Marco De Rosso
Going separate ways after a rough break-up, two young hitchhikers each talk to the strangers they meet on the road and reflect on whether to get back together or not.
7m | Jon Olav Stokke
On July 21st 1792, Mary and Emma settled their differences the only way they knew how: a duel to the death!
Contained within the sterile environment of a snake anti-venom factory in West Wales, Frank is struggling to make peace with the recent death of his father. Unsatisfied with his job, he revisits memories in a hope of changing his future and putting to rest a complex father-son relationship.
12m | Jesse Briton & Buddug Jones
During my design studies I was asked to create a video on any topic related to the city of Jerusalem. When I thought of a project that can live outside school in the real world, I immediately came up with ‘HaMiffal’ which is a cultural center in the heart of my hometown Jerusalem. HaMiffal is a home to dozens of artists and a place where anyone is invited to come and create within.
3m | Tal Uliel
THE BLOOD OF MY NEIGHBOR
4m | Ilan Zerrouki
4m | James Button
Someone has to do something about all that dog sh*t. A corporate public information film about the importance of cleaning up after your dog.
The International Film Festival of Wales Dragon List is for screenplays of outstanding quality. These projects are up for the title of Best Unproduced Screenplay.
THE DRAGON LIST
BEST SHORT FILM
BEN HOOTON | CONFESSION DAY
NATHALIE CODSI | CONFESSION DAY
SO IT GOES | BRIGHT WORLD
BITE BACK | PERRY WYATT
ITHIR | BENJAMIN KEIR
LIMBO | PHIL HAMER
WEREWOLF PRISON BREAK | CLEMENTINE WEBB & JAMES UREN
BEST UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY
SIDE STEP | PHIL HAMER
FRANK THOMAS | FRANK
SCREENPLAY SPECIAL COMMENDATIONS
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
RISING STAR AWARD
WELSH DRAGON AWARD