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International Competition 9

30.04.2023 – 19.30 – Flagey
04.05.2023 – 14.00 – Flagey

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.


Dian Weys

Pays South Africa
Genre Fiction
2022 - 07'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
A law enforcement officer has to remove people that are homeless in order to make way for a 10km fun-run.


Nikolas Kouloglou

Pays Greece
Genre Fiction
2023 - 20'00'' - Noir et Blanc - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
On their way to the supermarket, Penny and James meet again for the first time.

Koerkorter (Dog-Apartment)

Priit Tender

Pays Estonia
Genre Animation
2022 - 14'07" - Couleur - Sous-titres: No dialogue
Ills of fortune have deported a ballet dancer Sergei to a suburban kolhoz. Here he's having his mundane fights against routine, domestic animals and alcohol.


Marcela Jacobina

Pays Portugal
Genre Fiction
2023 - 13'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
@nobody is a young girl who cams on social media through the avatar of an anime doll. But the girl underneath the colorful costumes is scared to leave her apartment and unable to maintain meaningful relationships.

Sve je išlo sigurnim tokom (Steady Flow)

Anja Jovanovic

Pays Montenegro
Genre Fiction
2022 - 09'58'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST EN/FR
On a hot summer afternoon, a young man takes a special girl out on a date. The evening takes an unexpected turn when he drives her to a secret location on the outskirts of the city.

Les dents du bonheur (Sweet Tooth)

Joséphine Darcy Hopkins

Pays France
Genre Fiction
2023 - 25'30" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN
Young Madeleine accompanies her mother, a nail beautician, to meet new clients. As she arrives in the stately home, three girls invite her downstairs to play a ruthless board game…