The Region Skåne Short Film Award
Region Skåne’s Cultural Board established the award with the purpose of raising the status and importance of short film within the children and youth film genre. The award is given to the filmmaker who made the festival’s best short film. Quality and innovation are important criteria when selecting the recipient.
Prize money: 100 000 Swedish kronor.
Scriptwriter, director and producer – most recently known for the documentary Black Angels. Co-founder of production company Carb Film.
Actor and director who runs production company Malaika Film. Currently main scriptwriter and director for a tv-series in development that focuses on the inside perspective of an Arab upbringing in Sweden.
Tanja von Dahlern
Literature and arts scholar. Head of department of Culture, Languages and Media at Malmö University.
Chairperson for the Department of Culture, Region Skåne.
Festival producer Nordisk Panorama Film Festival.
After his parents have separated, Nit moves to an old house with his mum and younger sister. They struggle with their new existence where a family of four suddenly has become a family of three.
Don’t Be Cruel
Hoping for a better life, Ninni and his Dad, an Elvis impersonator, travel to a wealthy seaside resort. When Ninni pretends to be a rich tourist and watches his Dad perform, he is shaken by the harsh reality.
Tino lives in a border town in Kurdistan with his parents and his beloved horse. When the horse gets into danger, Tino has to make a life-altering decision. A visually striking and moving debut film.
At first glance, nine-year-old Esra might seem quiet and introverted but on the inside, there is a rollercoaster of emotions. There is a lot to process: Dad needs help, and she’s at a new school.