Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival 2017

EFA Short Matters 2 15

EFA Short Matters 2

image: Edmond By Nina Gantz

SHORT MATTERS is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the nominated short films to audiences across Europe – and beyond. The programme featuring the European Short Film Nominees 2016 is a manifold panorama of young contemporary European filmmaking.

This year’s programme is composed of productions/co-productions from Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lithuania, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Syria, The Netherlands, and the UK. The members of the European Film Academy – more than 3,000 European film professionals −selected the film 9 DAYS – FROM MY WINDOW IN ALEPPO by Thomas Vroege, Floor vander Meulen and Issa Touma, a co-production between The Netherlands and Syria, as the overall winner, which was presented at the 29th European Film Awards Ceremony in Wrocław/Poland in December 2016.