Spain's Huesca International Film Festival closedits 34th edition Saturday night with top honours going to Poland's Melodramat and Brazil's Electrodomestica, qualifying both automatically in thepre-selection for the Oscar for best short film.

Director FilipMarczewiski's short Melodramat took the Danzante Prize and its $11,332 (Euros 9,000) purse in theinternational competition, while Kleber Mendoca Filho's Electrodomesticawon the same $11,332 (Euros 9,000) Danzante Prize inthe Iberoamerican short film competition.

Belgian Bernard Bellefroid's Rwanda, Les Collines Parlent won top honours in the documentary short filmcompetition, which comes with $7,554 (Euros 6,000).

Other prizes in theinternational competition included the special jury prize for Patrick Poubel's For Interieur from France and the Francisco Garcia de Pasoprize for the defence of human values to South African AvieLuthara's Lucky.

The youth prize went toCecile Rousset's Paulfrom France. Hisham Zaman's Bawke from Norway and Grimur Hakonarson's Slavek The Shitfrom Iceland and the Czech Republic both earned special mentions, while jury prizes wentto David Russo's I Am (Not) Van Gogh fromthe US and special mentions for Geoff Lindsey's The Clap from the UK and Geza M Toth's Maestro from Hungary.

Mexican actor Pedro Armendariz received the festival's career Luis Bunuel Prize, while Spanish writer-director Gracia Querejeta was therecipient of the event's City of Huesca honours.

Festival director Jose MariaEscriche announced that Spanish film director andculture politician Pilar Miro,who passed away in 1997, will be the subject of a tribute at next year's 35thedition.

Also for next year, Huesca will sign an agreement worth a minimum $15,107 (Euros12,000) with public broadcaster Television Espanola for the acquisition ofbroadcast rights on two short films (one Spanish, one international) competingin the documentary category.