The return of Future Shorts: 2014 Spring Season

New season, new films. Future Shorts is back with the 2014 Spring season, and we are very happy to bring it to Taipei, to it’s 9th season! This time there are more films, altogether 7 shorts from 5 different countries.

We are setting up the time for the screening, will update the information here, when we have a time, or sign up to our mailing list, to get the announcement right into your mailbox! In the meantime, here is our 2014 Spring Season programme:

UPDATE:
Now we have the screening event set up, see it on Facebook, or:
2014 May 31, Saturday, 18:00 – 20:00
睡不著咖啡館 Insomnia Cafe
No. 8, Lane 60, Taishun St, Taipei
台北市大安區泰順街60巷8號
(02) 2364-0002

The Films

Tooty's Wedding

Tooty’s Wedding

Tooty’s Wedding

Dir: Frederic Casella
United Kingdom – 2011
Peter has always been in love with the beautiful siren Tooty but he is married to the anti-siren Alison who thinks she can talk to dogs. So when Tooty flirts with Peter the night before her wedding, a desperate Peter decides they’re destined to be together.

Official Selection, 2012 Sundance International Film Festival Special Jury Mention, Bermuda International Film Festival 2012 Grand Prize – Best Comedy, Jury Prize – Best Short, Friars Comedy Club Film Festival 2011.

導演: Frederic Casella
英國 – 2011
Peter 一直深愛著 但卻娶了反- 並且認為自己能與狗溝通的Alison, 所以當Tooty 在她的婚禮前一天勾引Peter時,Peter打定主意要跟她在一起。 未來影展官方精選,2012日舞國際影展評審提名,2012百慕達國際影展最佳喜劇,Friars comedy club 影片節評審團最佳短片獎。


Into the Middle of Nowhere

Into the Middle of Nowhere

Into the Middle of Nowhere

Dir: Anna Frances Ewert
United Kingdom – 2011
This film lovingly captures the wonder of childhood as kids explore and test the boundaries of reality through play and imagination.

Golden Gate Award for Best Short Documentary – San Francisco International Film Festival 2011, Helen A. Bequest Award – Edinburgh College of Art 2010.

導演: Anna Frances Ewert
英國 – 2011
本片捕捉了在童年時期孩子用想像力和遊戲對於真實世界可愛的摸索。
2011 舊金山國際影展Golden Gate 大獎最佳記錄短片獎。2010 愛丁堡藝術大學 Helen A. 紀念獎。


The Captain

The Captain

The Captain

Dir: Nash Edgerton
Australia – 2013
An aeroplane pilot wakes up in the wreckage of a crash with a massive hangover and is confronted with the consequences of his actions.

Participated in Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Calgary Underground Film Festival.

導演: Nash Edgerton
澳洲 – 2013
參與 Flickerfest 國際短片節, 日舞影展, 佛羅里達影展 Sarasota 影片節, Melbourne 國際影展, Calgary 地下影片節。


 

Svamp

Svamp

Fungus

Dir: Charlotta Miller
Sweden – 2011
Katrin sits apathetically in her dumpy apartment after being left by her boyfriend as an old lady whose husband just died is wreaking havoc outside. Touched by the old lady’s strong emotions, Katrin decides to face her old boyfriend. Participated in 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

導演: Charlotta Miller
瑞典 – 2011
在一位老太太的先生因浩劫而過世的時候,Katrin 剛被男友拋棄、悲慘的坐在她的破公寓裡,受到老太太的情緒影響,Katrin 決定要面對她從前的男朋友。參加2012 日舞影展。


 

The Big House

The Big House

The Big House

Dir: Musa Syeed
Yemen – 2013
When a Yemeni boy finds a way into the empty mansion down the street, he lets himself and his imagination run wild in the big house. Participated in 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, Dubai Film Festival.

導演: Musa Syeed
葉門 – 2013
當一個葉門的男孩溜進一間破公寓,他讓自己的想像力奔馳在這間大房子裡。參加2014日舞影展,洛杉磯電影節,西雅圖電影節,杜拜電影節。


 

Fear of Flying

Fear of Flying

Fear of Flying

Dir: Conor Finnegan
Ireland – 2013
Dougal is a small bird with a fear of flying. At night his dreams are plagued with a recurring nightmare of falling towards earth and by day he walks wherever he needs to go rather than face this fear. When a harsh winter rolls around, Dougal must head South, but how?

Best Animation Award- LA Shorts Festival 2012, Young Directors Forum Award- Cristal Festival 2012, Audience Award – Glasgow Short Film Festival 2013, Audience Award – Animade 2013, Best Animation – Provincetown International Film Fest.

導演: Conor Finnegan
愛爾蘭 – 2013
Dougal 是一隻害怕飛翔的小鳥。夜裡他總是做惡夢,夢到他墜落到地上,白天他寧願走路也不要面對他自己的恐懼。當一個嚴峻的冬日來臨, Dougal 需要到南方過冬,但是不會飛的他,該怎麼去呢⋯?

2012 洛杉磯短片節–最佳動畫獎, 2012 Cristal電影節–青年導演論壇獎。 2013 英國Glasgrow 短片節-觀眾最愛獎, 2013 Animade – -觀眾最愛獎, Provincetown 國際影片節- 最佳動畫獎。


 

Jonah

Jonah

Jonah

Dir: Kibwe Tavares
United Kingdom – 2012
Zanzibarian beach boy Mbwana, hungry for the future, creates a myth that transforms his small town into a tourist hot spot, but when the reality is far from his dreams he sets out to destroy the town – or himself.

Participated in 2013 Sundance Film Festival, “Best Short Film” nominee for The British Independent Film Awards (BIFAS) in 2013. Made in partnership with Film4, BFI, Channel4, Shine Films.

導演: Kibwe Tavares
英國 – 2012
桑給巴爾的海灘男孩Mbwana, 對未來充滿渴望,創造了一個謠言足以讓他的小鎮變身熱門觀光景點,但當他發現現實與他的夢想離的太遠,他決定摧毀一切-包括他自己

參加2013 日舞影展, 2013英國獨立影片獎(BIFAS) 「最佳短片」提名, in partnership with Film4, BFI, Channel4, Shine Films.