Göteborg International Film Festival

The nominees for Dragon Award New Talent are…

Pressmeddelande   •   Jan 21, 2010 14:50 CET

The Dragon Award New Talent is a new on-line competition. In total a number of 85 short films from all over the world, with a maximum length of ten minutes were uploaded.

The nominees are:
Du ritar fult by Victor Danell, Sweden
A Difference in Shadow by Michael Mier, Australia
Oh helga natt by Niklas Andersson, Sweden

The jury wants to give a special mention to the film Signs, by Patrick Hughes from Australia. In spite of the maximum length rule, the filmmaker succeeded in entering the competition and stole the hearts and votes of the audience.

The winner will be awarded during the Dragon Award Gala on February 6. The nominated films will be screened during the gala evening.

The Dragon Award New Talent is a cooperation between Göteborg International Film Festival, the advertising agency SCP, the web agency Nute  and the streaming partner Kaigan.
See the nominated films and read more about the filmmakers here .

PR and Press Manager Göteborg International Film Festival:
Camilla Larsson
Tel: +46 (0)31-339 30 14
E-mail: camilla.larsson@giff.se

Press Assistants: Nina Natri and Andréas Uppman Nilsson
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33rd Göteborg International Film Festival Jan 29-Feb 8, 2010

Göteborg International Film Festival is the leading film festival in
Scandinavia and – with an audience of 200 000 visitors a year – one of the
largest festivals in the world. GIFF is always one step ahead in the search
for new talent and tomorrow’s stars with:

* The prestigious Dragon Awards, including The Nordic Film Award and TIBIDA
– The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award.
* The Nordic Film Market, presenting the latest and upcoming Scandinavian
films to international buyers, sales agents and festival programmers.
* The Göteborg International Film Festival Fund, supporting young talent in
developing countries, in cooperation with SIDA.