Shortcutz Awards for Best Flawless Competitor 2023

Flawless by Emma Branderhorst, nominated six times for the annual Amsterdam Shortcutz Awards. Funkel And the the smile Following closely with five nominations each. The 10th edition of the annual short film competition will take place on January 22 at the Filmmuseum Eye.

Flawlesswhich was entered into the English Shortcutz Competition as cleanHe’s been on a winning streak for quite some time now. The short film was nominated for the first NFF competition in 2021 and won the Crystal Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival last year. Flawless It is about teenage girls who have to deal with themselves, other girls’ poisoning and menstrual poverty. Of her penchant for social themes, director Emma Branderhorst said in an interview with Filmkrant: “If there isn’t a need behind it, I don’t have to make a movie about it. I can’t suddenly make a movie about a couple in love.”

Flawless He has a chance to win the €15,000 Mr. Z Award for Best Film. In addition, the film was nominated in the categories of Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Acting, and Best Direction. The film is also in contention for the Audience Award.

This year’s nominations are divided among a slew of contenders, thirty in all. Most only appear once in the lists, but there are a few titles that are in the running for multiple awards. Funkel And the the smile Each has five nominations. There are four nominations for it between the glass and the wallsAnd the Cage And the Science is around us. planktonAnd the You can’t automate me And the What killed Timmy Benson? Participate in three categories.

The jury responsible for the nominations this year consisted of Producer Jean Harlan, Christopher Mack (Director of Creative Talent Investment and Development of Netflix), Actress Elise Schaap, Director Antonio D’Intino, Director Roel Rene, Marina Block (Head of Drama NTR), Rene Wolf (Senior Programmer I), director Eddie Terstall, actress Sigrid ten-Nabel and street artist Lazer 3.14.

Here are all the candidates in a row:

Nominees Mr. Zee for Best Documentary Feature
below the surface (Thomas Puncheston)
between the glass and the walls Follow Favorite
life model (John King)
plankton (Jan van Eken)
So heaven can hear us (Lavinia Zuza)

Mr. Z nominees for Best Experimental Film
grip (Thomas Forrest)
La Nostra Terra (Thomas Bourne)
Primus (Jonas Smulders)
Rotterdam, don’t leave us (Guido FG Jurissen)
You can’t automate me (Katarina Jazebek)

Best Animated Movie Mr. Z
Pioneer (Leon Golterman)
Longing (Lotte Solomons)
the smile (Eric Van Schaik)
turning point (Bart the Pirate)
What killed Timmy Benson? (Nick Creamers)

Mr. Zee nominees Best Screenplay
Cage (Demian van der Wiken and Romy Cowell)
Reveleno Follow Favorite
Science is around us (ARIV & Tommaso Genovese)
A shiny new world (Jan Van Gorkum)
clean Follow Favorite
the smile (Eric Van Schaik)

Mr. Z nominees for Best Cinematography
Hanto (Christian Van Leeuwen)
plankton (Jan van Eken)
Rotterdam, don’t leave us (Lawrence Lee)
close Follow Favorite
clean (Merty Mosterman)
You can’t automate me Follow Favorite

Mr. Costume nominees for Best Acting
Musab Mahi (Cage)
Jashira Oilers (Without a)
Mike Major (Maid #2)
arif (Science is around us)
Jack Waters (close)
Princes Alicia (clean)

Mr. Z nominees Best Editor
Lowell Monsanto (Without a)
Tessel flora de Vries (Funkel)
Pepin Ahsemann (hogweed)
Nathan Idzinga and Stanley Kolk (Maid #2)
Max Paschke (Kids of the Beams)
Joel Hay (brochure)

Best Direction by Mr. Z
Nayomi Pacific (after cream)
Nicole Gachman (Funkel)
Razan Hassan (between the glass and the walls)
Case Jan Mulder (nudes)
Idris Nabil (Reveleno)
Emma Branderhorst (clean)

Mr. Zee nominees for Best Original Score
Funkel (Quinn Louvain)
hogweed (Nicolai Clavier)
plankton Follow Favorite
the smile (Eric Van Schaik and Rinus Arts)
You can’t automate me (Gilliam Splitoff, Juric Pronios)

Audience Award Nominees Mr. Zee
Cage Follow Favorite
Funkel (Nicole Gachman)
between the glass and the walls Follow Favorite
Science is around us Favorite
clean (Emma Branderhorst)
the smile (Eric Van Schaik)
What killed Timmy Benson? (Nick Creamers)

Mr. Z nominees for Best Picture
Cage Follow Favorite
Funkel (Nicole Gachman)
between the glass and the walls Follow Favorite
Science is around us Favorite
clean (Emma Branderhorst)
the smile (Eric Van Schaik)
What killed Timmy Benson? (Nick Creamers)

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