The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce that the list of short film candidates for the European Film Awards is now complete.

The EFA Short Film Candidates are selected in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with a candidacy in the short film category of the European Film Awards. 

The 7 animation candidates (out of 24 short films nominated) are:


FLESH CARNE, Spain/Brazil, animated documentary, 12 min
DIRECTED BY Camila Kater
WRITTEN BY Camila Kater & Ana Julia Carvalheiro
PRODUCED BY Chelo Loureiro & Livia Perez
Candidate of Valladolid International Film Festival

GENIUS LOCI, France, animation, 16 min
DIRECTED BY Adrien Mérigeau
WRITTEN BY Adrien Mérigeau & Nicolas Pleskof
PRODUCED BY Amaury Ovise
Candidate of Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg

IT WASN'T THE RIGHT MOUNTAIN, MOHAMMAD, France, animation, 29 min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Mili Pecherer
PRODUCED BY Bertrand Scalabre
Candidate of Berlin International Film Festival


MEMORABLE, France, animation, 13 min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Bruno Collet
PRODUCED BY Jean-François Le Corre & Mathieu Courtois
Candidate of Tampere Film Festival

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA UK, animation, 24 min
DIRECTED BY Robin Shaw
WRITTEN BY Joanna Harrison
PRODUCED BY Ruth Fielding & Camilla Deakin
Candidate of Encounters Film Festival

TO THE DUSTY SEA À LA MER POUSSIÈRE France, animation, 12 min
WRITTEN, DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY Héloïse Ferlay
Candidate of Motovun Film Festival

UNCLE THOMAS, ACCOUNTING FOR THE DAYS / TIO TOMÁS, A CONTABILIDADE DOS DIAS Portugal/Canada/France, animation, 1§ min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Regina Pessoa
PRODUCED BY Abi Feijó, Julie Roy & Reginald de Guillebon
Candidate of Riga International Film Festival

The participating festivals will now nominate five short films from the list. Afterwards, the 3,800 EFA Members – film professionals from all over Europe – will vote for the overall winner that will be presented at the 33rd European Film Awards Ceremony.

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