Bálint Szimler’s Hungarian short Here I Am completes the line up after being selected at the International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece.
The European Film Academy (EFA)’s short film initiative is organised in co-operation with 15 film festivals throughout Europe, at which independent juries choose one short in competition to be nominated at the EFAs.
This year’s nominated shorts are a range of fiction, documentaries and animations representing 14 European countries.
The 2,300 members of the EFA will vote on the winner, announced during the ceremony on Dec 4 in Tallinn.
The nominations are
Ghent nominee: Amor by Thomas Wangsmo (Norway)
Valladolid nominee:Ampelmann (Lights) by Giulio Ricciarelli (Germany)
Cork nominee: Les Escargots Des Joseph (Joseph’s Snails) by Sophie Roze (France)
Angers nominee: Blijf, Bij, Me, Weg (Stay Away) by Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito (The Netherlands)
Rotterdam nominee:Onskeborn (Out of Love) by Birgitte Stærmose (Denmark)
Berlin nominee: Venus vs Me by Nathalie Teirlinck (Belgium)
Tampere nominee:Lumikko(The Little Snow Animal) by Miia Tervo (Finland)
Krakow nominee:Tussilago by Jonas Odell (Sweden)
Grimstad nominee:Hanoi – Warszawa (Hanoi – Warsaw) by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz (Poland)
Edinburgh nominee: Maria’s Way by Anne Milne (UK/Spain)
Vila do Conde nominee:Talleres Clandestinos by Catalina Molina (Austria/Argentina)
Sarajevo nominee:Rendez-Vous A Stella-Plage(Rendezvous in Stella-Plage) by Shalimar Preuss (France)
Locarno nominee: Diarchia(Diarchy) by Ferdinando Cito Filomarino (Italy/France)
Venice nominee:The External World by David O’Reilly (Germany)
Drama (Greece) nominee: Itt Vagyok (Here I Am) by Bálint Szimler (Hungary)