European Film Award for Best Short Film

European Film Award for Best Short Film
Country Europe
Presented byEuropean Film Academy
First awarded1998
Currently held byFrom My Window in Aleppo (2017)
Websiteeuropeanfilmawards.eu

European Film Award for Best Short Film has been awarded annually since 1998 by the European Film Academy.

Winners and nominees[]

1998[]

Category Film Director(s) Country
Short Film 1998 Un Jour Marie Paccou France

1999[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Running time
Short Film 1999 Ben Venuto in San Salvario Enrico Verra Italy 26 min
La différence Rita Küng Switzerland 8 min
Senhoer Jeronimo Inès de Medeiros Portugal 22 min
Vacancy Matthias Müller Germany
Wanted Milla Moilanen Finland 11 min

2000[]

Category Film Director(s) Country
Short Film 2000 Our stork Lívia Gyarmathy Hungary
The Zone Ben van Lieshout Netherlands
And I will not leave you until I die Maciej Adamek Poland
A stone left unturned Maarit Lalli Finland
Ferment Tim MacMillan UK

2001[]

Category Film Director(s) Country
Short Film 2001 Je t'aime John Wayne Toby MacDonald UK
The Heist Frederik Meldal, Dennis Petersen Denmark
The Basics José García Hérnandez Spain
Peau de vache Gérald Hustache-Mathieu France
I See A Boat in Sail Anja Breien Norway
Better or Worse? Jocelyn Cammack UK
Copy Shop Virgil Widrich Austria
A Man Thing Sławomir Fabicki Poland
The Whiz Kids Jan Krüger Germany

2002[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
Short Film 2002 Prix UIP 10 Minuta Ahmed Imamović Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Muno Bouli Lanners Belgium Ghent
Nouvelle De La Tour L Samuel Benchetrit France Valladolid
Relativity Virginia Heath United Kingdom Berlin
Nuit De Noces Olga Baillif Belgium, France Prix UIP Angers
Mi-Temps Mathias Gokalp France Kraków
Bror Min Jens Jonsson Sweden Prix UIP Grimstad
Ce Vieux Reve Qui Bouge Alain Guiraudie France Vila do Conde
Kuvastin Tatu Pohjavirta Finland Tampere
Procter Joachim Trier Norway, United Kingdom Prix UIP Edinburgh
Kalózok Szeretője Zsófia Péterffy Hungary Venice
Velikan Alexander Kott Russia Drama

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2003[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
Short Film 2003 Prix UIP (A) Torzija Stefan Arsenijević Serbia, Slovenia Berlin
La Chanson-Chanson Xavier Diskeuve Belgium Ghent
At Dawning Martin Jones United Kingdom Valladolid
Mamaman Iao Lethem Belgium Prix UIP Angers
Redd Barna Terje Rangnes Norway Tampere
Kraj Urodzenia Jacek Bławut Poland Kraków
Une Étreinte Eskil Vogt Norway Prix UIP Grimstad
My Zhivem Na Krai Victor Asliuk Belarus Vila do Conde
Le Portefeuille Vincent Bierrewaerts France, Belgium Sarajevo
Små Skred Birgitte Staermose Denmark Prix UIP Edinburgh
The Trumouse Show Julio Robledo Spain Venice
Velikan Alexander Kott Russia Drama

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2004[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
2004
Short Film 2004 Prix UIP J'attendrai le suivant Philippe Orreindy France Ghent
Les Baisers des Autres Carine Tardieu France Valladolid
Poveste La Scara "C" Cristian Nemescu Romania Prix UIP Angers
Un Cartus De Kent Si Un Pachet De Cafea Cristi Puiu Romania Berlin
Fender Bender Daniel Elliott Estonia Tampere
Alt I Alt Torbjørn Skårild Norway Kraków
Panique Au Village: Les Voleurs Des Cartes Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier Belgium, France Prix UIP Grimstad
Love Me Or Leave Me Alone Duane Hopkins United Kingdom Vila do Conde
Ich Und Das Universum Hajo Schomerus Germany Sarajevo
La Nariz De Cleopatra Richard Jordan Spain Prix UIP Edinburgh
Goodbye Steve Hudson Germany Venice
7:35 de la Mañana Nacho Vigalondo Spain Drama

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2005[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
2005
Short Film 2005 Prix UIP Undressing My Mother Ken Wardrop Ireland Tampere
Little Terrorist Ashvin Kumar United Kingdom Ghent
Rendevú Ferenc Cakó Hungary Valladolid
Rain is Falling Holger Ernst Germany Valladolid
Flatlife Jonas Geirnaert Belgium Prix UIP Angers
Hoi Maya Claudia Lorenz Switzerland Berlin
Toz (Dust) Halit Fatih Kizilgok Turkey Kraków
Bawke Hisham Zaman Norway Prix UIP Grimstad
A Serpente Sandro Aguilar Portugal Vila do Conde
Scen Nr. 6882 Ur Mitt Liv Ruben Östlund Sweden Prix UIP Edinburgh
Prva Plata Alen Drljević Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Butterflies Max Jacoby Luxembourg Venice
Minotauromaquia, Pablo en el Laberinto Juan Pablo Etcheverry Spain Drama

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2006[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
2006
Short Film 2006 Prix UIP Before Dawn Bálint Kenyeres Hungary Tampere
Delivery Till Nowak Germany Ghent
Vincent Giulio Ricciarelli Italy Valladolid
Pistache Valérie Pirson France Prix UIP Angers
Meander Joke Liberge Belgium Rotterdam
El Cerco Ricardo Íscar, Nacho Martín Spain Berlin
For Intérieur Patrick Poubel France Kraków
Sniffer Bobbie Peers Norway Prix UIP Grimstad
By the Kiss Yann Gonzalez France Vila do Conde
Zakaria Gianluca De Serio, Massimiliano De Serio Italy Prix UIP Edinburgh
Sretan Put Nedime (Good Luck Nedim) Marko Šantić Slovenia Sarajevo
The Making of the Parts Daniel Elliott United Kingdom Venice
Comme un Air (It's in the Air...) Yohann Gloaguen France Drama
Aldrig Som Första Gången (Never Like The First Time!) Jonas Odell Sweden Cork

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2007[]

Category Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
2007
Short Film 2007 Prix UIP Lightborne Eduardo Chapero-Jackson Spain Venice
Adjustment Ian Mackinnon Britain Prix UIP Angers
Amin David Dusa France Rotterdam
Dad Daniel Mulloy Britain Kraków
Dreams and Desires Joanna Quinn Britain Tampere
Le dîner Cécile Vernant France Valladolid
Quiz Renaud Callebaut Portugal Ghent
Plot Point Nicolas Provost Belgium Vila do Conde
Rotten Apple Ralitza Petrova Britain Berlin
Salvador Abdelatif Hwidar Switzerland Drama
Tokyo Jim Simon Ellis United Kingdom Prix UIP Edinburgh
Soft Jamie Rafn United Kingdom Sarajevo
Tommy Ole Giæver Norway Prix UIP Grimstad

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2008[]

Category Film Director(s) Country
2008
Short Film 2008 Frankie Darren Thornton Ireland
Contact Hanro Smitsman Netherlands
The Apology Line James Lees United Kingdom
A Kiss for the World Cyril Paris France
Procrastination Johnny Kelly United Kingdom
Joy Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy United Kingdom
The Pearce Sisters Luis Cook United Kingdom
Time Is Running Out Marc Reisbig United Kingdom
Uguns Laila Pakalniņa Latvia
2 Birds Rúnar Rúnarsson Iceland
Love You More Sam Taylor-Johnson United Kingdom, United States
Tolerantia Ivan Ramadan Bosnia and Herzegovina
De onbaatzuchtige Koen Dejaegher Belgium
With a Little Patience László Nemes Hungary

2009[]

Category Film Director(s) Country
2009
Short Film 2009 Poste restante Marcel Łoziński Poland
14 Asitha Ameresekere United Kingdom
Between Dreams Iris Olsson France, Russia, Finland
Good Night Valéry Rosier Belgium, France
Swimming lesson Danny de Vent Belgium
Tile M for Murder Magnus Holmgren Sweden
Peter in Radioland Johanna Wagner United Kingdom
Renovare Paul Negoescu Germany, Romania
Was bleibt David Nawrath Germany
Sinner Meni Philip Germany
The Glass Trap Pawel Ferdek Poland
The Suffering of Mr. Karpf - birthday Lola Randl Germany

2010[]

Hanoi - Warsaw (Hanoi - Warszawa) – Katarzyna Klimkiewicz • Poland[12][13]

2011[]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Wholly Family The Wholly Family Terry Gilliam  Italy
Berik Berik Daniel Joseph Borgman  Denmark
Little Children, Big Words Små barn, stora ord Lisa James-Larsson  Sweden
Incident by a Bank Händelse vid bank Ruben Östlund  Sweden
Derby Derby Paul Negoescu  Romania
Jessi Jessi Mariejosephin Schneider  Germany
The Wolves I lupi Alberto de Michele  Italy and  Netherlands
The Unliving Återfödelsen Hugo Lilja  Sweden
Silent River Apele tac Anca Miruna Lăzărescu  Germany and  Romania
Paparazzi Paparazzi Piotr Bernaś  Poland
The Great Race La gran carrera Kote Camacho  Spain
Dimanches Dimanches Valéry Rosier  Belgium
Out Tse Roee Rosen  Israel
Frozen Stories Opowieści z chłodni Grzegorz Jaroszuk  Poland
Hypercrisis Hypercrisis Josef Dabernig  Austria

2013[]

Film Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
Death of a Shadow Tom Van Avermaet Belgium France Valladolid Short Film Nominee
Cut Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller Germany Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee
Butter Lamp Hu Wei France China Drama Short Film Nominee
Houses with small windows Bülent Öztürk Belgium Venice Short Film Nominee
Letter Sergei Loznitsa Russia Kraków Short Film Nominee
Mistery Chema García Ibarra Spain Berlin Short Film Nominee
Morning Cathy Brady United Kingdom Cork Short Film Nominee
The Waves Miguel Fonseca Portugal Ghent Short Film Nominee
Orbit Ever After Jamie Stone United Kingdom Bristol Short Film Nominee
Jump Petar Valchanov, Kristina Grozeva Bulgaria Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Nominee
Sunday 3 Jochen Kuhn Germany Tampere Short Film Nominee
A Story For The Modlins Sergio Oksman Spain Sarajevo Short Film Nominee
Though I Know the River is Dry Omar Robert Hamilton Egypt State of Palestine United Kingdom Rotterdam Short Film Nominee
Nuclear Waste Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy Ukraine Grimstad Short Film Nominee
Zima Cristina Picchi Russia Locarno Short Film Nominee

2014[]

English title Original title Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
The Chicken Una Gunjak Germany Croatia Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival
Emergency Calls Hätäkutsu Hannes Vartiainen, Pekka Veikkolainen Finland Sarajevo Film Festival
Shipwreck Morgan Knibbe Netherlands Locarno Film Festival
A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log Panique au Village: La Bûche de Noël Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier Belgium France Vila do Conde Film Festival
Dinola დინოლა Mariam Khatchvani Georgia (country) Grimstad Film Festival
Summer 2014 Lato 2014 Wojciech Sobczyk Poland Kraków Film Festival
Wall Fal Simon Szabó Hungary Tampere Film Festival
Taprobana Gabriel Abrantes Portugal Sri Lanka Denmark Berlin International Film Festival
Pride Pavel Vesnakov Bulgaria Germany Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
The Chimera of M. Sebastian Buerkner United Kingdom International Film Festival Rotterdam
Little Block of Cement with Disheveled Hair Containing the Sea Pequeño bloque de cemento con pelo alborotado conteniendo el mar Jorge Lopez Navarette Spain Cork Film Festival
The Missing Scarf Eoin Duffy Republic of Ireland Valladolid International Film Festival
Whale Valley Hvalfjörður Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson Denmark Iceland Flanders International Film Festival Ghent
Daily Bread פת לחם Idan Hubel Israel Venice Film Festival
Still Got Lives Ich hab noch Auferstehung Jan-Gerrit Seyler Germany Drama International Short Film Festival

2015[]

English title Original title Director(s) Country Nominating Festival
Picnic Piknik Jure Pavlović Croatia Drama International Short Film Festival
Dissonance Till Nowak Germany Berlin International Film Festival
E.T.E.R.N.I.T. Giovanni Aloi France Venice Film Festival
Field Study Eva Weber United Kingdom Cork Film Festival
Kung Fury David Sandberg Sweden Vila do Conde Film Festival
Listen Kuuntele Hamy Ramezan & Rungano Nyoni DenmarkFinland Tampere Film Festival
Our Body Naše telo Dane Komljen SerbiaBosnia and Herzegovina International Film Festival Rotterdam
Over Jörn Threlfall United Kingdom Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival
Smile, and the World Will Smile Back Im tekhayekh, ha'Olam yekhayekh elekha Yoav Gross, Ehab Tarabieh & the al-Haddad family Israel State of Palestine Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
Son of the Wolf Fils du loup Lola Quivoron France Locarno International Film Festival
Symbolic Threats Mischa Leinkauf, Lutz Henke & Matthias Wermke Germany Grimstad Film Festival
The Runner El corredor José Luis Montesinos Spain Valladolid International Film Festival
The Translator Çevirmen Emre Kayiş United Kingdom Turkey Sarajevo Film Festival
This Place We Call Our Home Thora Lorentzen & Sybilla Tuxen Denmark Kraków Film Festival
Washingtonia Konstantina Kotzamani Greece Film Fest Gent

2016[]

English title Original title Director(s) Type Minutes Production country Language(s) Festival
9 days: From My Window in Aleppo - Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen, Issa Touma documentary 13 min. Netherlands Syria Arabic Bristol
The Wall Le mur Samuel Lampaert fiction 8 min Belgium Chinese Ghent
Edmond - Nina Gantz animation 10 min. United Kingdom English Uppsala
The Goodbye El adiós Clara Roquet fiction 15 min. Spain United States Spanish Valladolid
90 Degrees North 90 Grad Nord Detsky Graffam fiction 21 min. Germany German Cork
We All Love the Seashore Tout le monde aime le bord de la mer Keina Espiñeira fiction/documentary 18 min. Spain Spanish Rotterdam
In the Distance - Florian Grolig animation 7 min. Germany - Clermont-Ferrand
A Man Returned - Mahdi Fleifel documentary 30 min. United Kingdom Denmark Netherlands Lebanon Arabic Berlin
Small Talk - Even Hafnor, Lisa Brooke Hansen fiction 21 min. Norway Norwegian Tampere
I'm Not From Here Yo no soy de aquí Maite Alberdi, Giedrė Žickytė documentary 26 min. Chile Denmark Lithuania Spanish, Basque Kraków
Home - Daniel Mulloy fiction 20 min. Kosovo United Kingdom Albania English Vila do Conde
The Fullness of Time (Romance) L'immense retour Manon Coubia fiction 14 min. France Belgium French Locarno
Limbo - Konstantina Kotzamani fiction 30 min. Greece France Greek Sarajevo
Amalimbo - Juan Pablo Libossart animation 15 min. Sweden Estonia Swedish Venice
Shooting star Падаща звезда Lyubo Yonchev fiction 28 min. Bulgaria Italy Bulgarian Drama

2018[]

English title Original title Director(s) Type Minutes Production country Language(s) Festival
Prisoner of Society სოციუმის პატიმარი Rati Tsiteladze documentary 16 min. Georgia (country) Georgian Tampere
Container Kontener Sebastian Lang fiction 30 min. Germany German Cork

Most wins for Best Short film by country[]

Country Awards Nominations Awards (with co-productions) Nominations (with co-productions)
FranceFrance 2 21 3 28
PolandPoland 2 8 2 8
HungaryHungary 2 7 2 7
ItalyItaly 2 6 2 7
Republic of IrelandIreland 2 3 2 3
United KingdomUnited Kingdom 1 27 1 30
GermanyGermany 1 23 1 24
BelgiumBelgium 1 17 1 18
SpainSpain 1 14 2 15
NetherlandsNetherlands 1 5 1 6
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina 1 3 1 4
SerbiaSerbia 1 2 1 2
CroatiaCroatia 1 1 2 2
NorwayNorway 0 10 0 10
SwedenSweden 0 8 0 8
DenmarkDenmark 0 7 0 10
FinlandFinland 0 5 0 7
AustriaAustria 0 3 0 3
RomaniaRomania 0 3 0 5
SwitzerlandSwitzerland 0 3 0 3
Georgia (country)Georgia 0 2 0 2
BulgariaBulgaria 0 2 0 2
GreeceGreece 0 2 0 2
IsraelIsrael 0 2 0 2
RussiaRussia 0 2 0 3
SloveniaSlovenia 0 1 1 2
EstoniaEstonia 0 1 0 2
IcelandIceland 0 1 0 2
TurkeyTurkey 0 1 0 2
State of PalestineState of Palestine 0 1 0 2
AlbaniaAlbania 0 1 0 1
BelarusBelarus 0 1 0 1
ChileChile 0 1 0 1
LuxembourgLuxemburg 0 1 0 1
UkraineUkraine 0 1 0 1
EgyptEgypt 0 1 0 1
LithuaniaLithuania 0 1 0 1
KosovoKosovo 0 1 0 1
LatviaLatvia 0 1 0 1
SyriaSyria 0 0 1 1
ArgentinaArgentina 0 0 0 1
ChinaChina 0 0 0 1
Sri LankaSri Lanka 0 0 0 1
LebanonLebanon 0 0 0 1
United StatesUnited States 0 0 0 1

References[]

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  5. ^ European Film Academy: Staff und Structure Archived December 9, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
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  9. ^ European Film Academy: Staff und Structure Archived June 17, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
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  11. ^ European Film Academy catalog page. 11 Retrieved September, 2010.
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