Short Film Finalists Listed: Euro-Film Festival Zim

The European Film Festival Zimbabwe (EuroFilmFestZW) recently announced the finalists’ films for the Biskop Short Film Contest 2022.

The competition is part of this year’s EuroFilmFestZW 2022 program, which runs from 20-23 October in Bulawayo, and 27-30 October in Harare. This years’ third edition contest is running under the theme: ‘Shifting Perceptions’.

The competition was open to filmmakers from across Zimbabwe and in the diaspora whilst the winners will be expected to be announced very soon.

This year’s line-up consists of screenings of prime European feature films, a curated selection of African short films and the festivals first Input conference, a platform dedicated to the business side of film.

Bioskop will be arbitrated by a selection of film professionals who are making their mark locally and internationally.

The judging panelists include: Tongayi Chirisa, Kalai Barlow, Daniel Lasker, Mattieu Eberhardt and Sibongile Mlambo.

SHORTLISTED FILMS

BEST NARRATIVE

  1. EXODUS: A Journey to New Worlds | Directed by Danai Madondo & Derrick Manieca
  2. Chingwa | Directed by Mordekai Beven Musona
  3. Ad Meliora | Directed by Liam Timothy Brickhill

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Life of the extremely beautiful | Directed by Derrick Manieca
  • Basketry in Binga | Directed by Prosper Kunyetu
  • EXODUS: A Journey to New Worlds | Directed by Danai Madondo & Derrick Manieca

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • We are children of the stars | Directed by Kiara Ana Rosa-Wojtkowska
  • Basketry in Binga | Directed by Prosper Kunyetu
  • Behind The Horn | Directed by Nigel Lozane

BEST SOUND – EDITING

  1. Life of the extremely beautiful | Directed by Derrick Manieca
  2. EXODUS: A Journey to New Worlds | Directed by Danayi Madondo & Derrick Manieca
  3. Basketry in Binga | Directed by Prosper Kunyetu

BEST DIASPORA

  1. REED | Directed by Tracy Gimase Amadi (Kenya)
  2. XIII-TAI-LEGEND | Directed by Jonathan Samukange (USA)
  3. Eruption | Directed by Sinomtha Nduna (South Africa)
Charmaine Brown

Charmaine Brown is 27 years old, media personnel. She studied Media and Society Studies (2017-2020) at Midlands State University in Zimbabwe. Charmaine had an internship at The Herald and presently is an entertainment journalist for My Afrika Magazine. She currently lives in Harare.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.