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International Competition 7

30.04.2023 – 17.00 – Flagey
02.05.2023 – 21.30 – Vendôme

Out of 3500 short films submissions, 52 films will compete for the prizes in the International Competition.

Winners of the Grand Prix in the International Competition and National Competitions are considered for pre-selection for the Oscars® in the Best Fiction/Animation Short Film category provided that the film complies with the Academy’s rules.

Christopher at Sea

Tom C J Brown

Pays France
Genre Animation
- 20'18" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
Christopher embarks on a transatlantic voyage as a passenger on a cargo ship. His hopes of finding out what lures so many men to sea sets him on a journey into solitude, fantasy and obsession.


Amir Honarmand

Pays Canada, Iran
Genre Fiction
2022 - 29'50" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Amin, un gamin iranien de 13 ans qui vit dans la pauvreté, reçoit un iPhone de seconde main de son frère afin de pouvoir étudier à distance pendant la pandémie. Par contre, le téléphone avait été volé, et son propriétaire est prêt à tout pour le retrouver.

Shelf Life

Luke Roulstone

Pays United Kingdom
Genre Fiction
2021 - 18'37" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
Dorothy spends her days glued to her computer, sometimes literally with her lips, worshipping a pizza delivery boy she meets on-line. But as life treats her like a mouldy peach, she soon starts to feel like one.


Francesco Piras

Pays Italy
Genre Fiction
2022 - 14'59" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Giovanni and Michele are eleven and nine years old and they live in Sant’Elia, a popular neighborhood on the outskirt of Cagliari. The lives of the two children suddenly seem to change when a scratch card ends up in their hands.

The Diamond

Vedran Rupic

Pays Sweden
Genre Fiction
2021 - 13'46" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
Stefan is lonely with a blinding ambition to make friends. One day he stumbles upon a diamond in the woods. Unable to reach it, the solution presents itself in the form of an even smaller man.