Shortlisted Films Announced

FFF 2011: Shortlisted Films in no particular order:

BEST OF FESTIVAL (FFF)

Cash prize of €2,000 and an original Pat Connor sculpture

  • El último Canto del Pájaro Cú (10m, Mexico)  Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Happy Birthday Timmy  (3m, Ireland)  Johnny Cullen
  • ‘Shoe’ (13m, Ireland)  Nick Kelly
  • La Mina De Oro (10m, Mexico) Jacques Bonnavent
  • Cured (12m, Ireland) Mary Redmond

BEST IRISH SHORTFILM  (FFF)

Cash prize of €2,000

  • Nietzsche No. 5  (6m, Ireland)  Shaun O’Connor
  • Rat’s Island  (12m, Ireland) Mike Hannon
  • Pentecost  (11m, Ireland)   Peter McDonald
  • Crossword (13m, Ireland)  Vincent Gallagher
  • ‘Shoe’ (13m, Ireland)  Nick Kelly 
  • Happy Birthday Timmy  (3m, Ireland)  Johnny Cullen
  • Cured (12m, Ireland)  Mary Redmond
  • Deep End Dance (6m, Ireland) Conor Horgan

BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER (U22) (Martin Levis)

Cash prize of €2,000

  • Happy Birthday Timmy  (3m, Ireland)  Johnny Cullen
  • Jittertree (10m, United Kingdom)   Tom Bailey 
  • Low Battery (9m, Canada)   Zoe Slusar 
  • Tick Tock (5m, USA)   ien chi
  • Flipping Channels (7m, Ireland)  Fiona Riordan

BEST IN CORK  (FFF)

Cash prize of €500

Sponsored by Cork County Council & Schull Initiative

  • Rat’s Island  (12m, Ireland) Mike Hannon
  • Nietzsche No. 5  (6m, Ireland)  Shaun O’Connor
  • The Christening (14m, Ireland, UK)   Oonagh Kearney
  • All Night Long  ( 13m, Ireland)  Mark Cogan
  • The Watchmaker’s Time (15m, Ireland) Peter J. Andrews
  • Baby Boots (15m, Ireland) Daniel O’Connell

BEST DRAMA  (Kirsten Sheridan)

Cash prize of €200

  • Mamis kleiner helfer (11m, Germany)  Michael Lavelle 
  • ‘Shoe’ (13m, Ireland)  Nick Kelly
  • The Christening (14m, Ireland, UK)   Oonagh Kearney

BEST COMEDY   (Patrick McCabe)

Cash prize of €200

  • Know Your Enemy  (9m, Ireland)  Eamonn Colfer
  • Pentecost  ( 11m, Ireland)   Peter McDonald
  • Nietzsche No. 5  (6m, Ireland)  Shaun O’Connor
  • Happy Birthday Timmy  (3m, Ireland)  Johnny Cullen

BEST DOCUMENTARY   (Tony Barry)

Cash prize of €200

  • Library In My Mind (10m, UK)   Jamie Hamer
  • Rat’s Island  (12m, Ireland) Mike Hannon
  • The Bookbinder’s Daughter (7m, Ireland) Denis Murphy
  • Under the Influence with Stephen Mensah (9m, UK)   Corey Macri

BEST EXPERIMENTAL   (Steve Baker)

Cash prize of €200

  • The Streets of the Invisibles  (14m, Austria)   Remo Rauscher
  • For Peace Comes Dropping Slow  (12m, Ireland)   Lisa Vandegrift Davala

BEST DANCE (FFF)

Cash prize of €200

  • Deep End Dance (6m, Ireland)   Conor Horgan
  • Admit One (6m, Ireland)   Steve Woods

BEST ANIMATION   (Davey Ahern, Synth Eastwood)

Cash prize of €200

  • 43 – Forty Three (2m, UK)   Jonathan Mortimer
  • Luna (8m, Mexico)   Raúl Cárdenas, Rafael Cárdenas
  • Martyris (8m, Mexico)   Luis Felipe Hernandez Alanis
  • The Gentleman’s Guide to Villainy (1m, Ireland)   Aidan McAteer

BEST DIRECTION   (Gerard Stembridge)

Cash prize of €100

  • La Mina De Oro (10m, Mexico)   Jacques Bonnavent
  • Happy Birthday Timmy  (3m, Ireland)  Johnny Cullen
  • El último Canto del Pájaro Cú (10m, Mexico )  Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Him Himself (11m, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates) Pierre Dawalibi
  • The Calculus Of Love (14m, UK) Dan Clifton
  • Pentecost  (11m, Ireland)   Peter McDonald

BEST SCREENPLAY  (Donal Beecher)

Cash prize of €100

  • Him Himself (11m, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates) Pierre Dawalibi
  • Pentecost  (11m, Ireland)   Peter McDonald
  • The Interview (7m, USA)  Reinaldo Marcus green
  • Nietzsche No. 5  (6m, Ireland)  Shaun O’Connor

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC   (Maurice Seezer)

Cash prize of €100

  • The Line –  Joseph Conlan
  • El último Canto del Pájaro Cú (10m, Mexico )  Tomás Barreiro
  • Cured  – Ray Harman
  • Martyris   – Alejandro de Icaza
  • Him Himself (11m, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates) Jack Gravina

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY   (Chris O’Dell)

Cash prize of €100

  • El último Canto del Pájaro Cú (10m, Mexico) Emiliano Villenueva
  • The Calculus Of Love (14m, UK)  Dirk Nell
  • Him Himself (11m, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates)  Charbel Aouad

Published on 28/05/2011

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