SIRENE

A coming-of-age film about confusion, friendship and becoming who you are. facebook.com/sireneshortfilm Made as a graduation film at the Netherlands Film Academy. CAST Kay: Thor Braun Melody: Olivia Lonsdale & with: Shahine El-Hamus, Nino den Brave, Dyon Wilkens, Martijn van der Veen, Lottie Hellingman, Josha Stradowski, Sue Bartels, Sol Vinken CREW Director | Zara Dwinger Scriptwriter | Randy Oost Producers | Pina Balk, Liora Notoadikusumo & Maxime Rozestraten First AD | Tony van der Veer, Jesse Schouw Cinematographer | Douwe Hennink Gaffer | Ruben van Weelden, Simon Meesters Production Designers | Clara Bragdon & Liz Kooij Costume Designer | Thijs van der Heijden Make-up Artist | Jip Smit Editor | Tessel Flora de Vries Sound on Set | Gijs Domen Sound Mix | Tessa Fransen Sound Designer | Olmo van Straalen Composer | Nelson Ogliastri VFX Supervisors | Aron Fels & Tommy Jansen Grading | Joppo in de Grot Casting | Martha Mojet Kindercasting, Oi Mundo Casting - Rebecca van Unen Graphic Designer | Abel van Erkel Festival Distributor | Kapitein Kort - Hidde de Vries AWARDS & NOMINATIONS Winner Audience Award – BOGOSHORTS Festival de Cortos de Bogotá Winner Best Story – Poitiers International Film Festival Winner Prix Interculturel – FilmschoolFest München Winner Audience Award Raiffeisen – Castellinaria Festival Internazionale del Cinema Giovane Bellinzona Winner Premio Daniel Best Short – Castellinaria Festival Internazionale del Cinema Giovane Bellinzona Winner Best film for Teenagers – KinOdiseea Winner Golden Tadpole Best Student Cinematography – Camerimage Winner Outstanding International Student Film Award – ISFVF Beijing Special Mention Young Adult – Carrousel International du film de Rimouski Winner FreiStil Youth 14+ – Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival Hamburg Winner Best Film Teens – Sehsüchte Winner Golden Wing for Best Debut – Eindhovens Film Festival Winner KNF Filmjournalist Award Best Film – Keep An Eye Filmacademy Fest. Winner AVROTROS Scenario Award – Keep An Eye Filmacademy Festival Winner Haghefilm Audience Award – Keep An Eye Filmacademy Festival FESTIVALS World Premiere Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, International Competition 2018 Keep An Eye Film Academy Festival Nederlands Film Festival, Student Competition Weesperzijde Film Festival, Young Talent Program Helemaal Melkweg Festival Eindhovens Filmfestival, Debut Competition Zinegoak International Film Festival, Begiradak Competition Silk Road Film Festival, Student Competition Roze Filmdagen, Made in Holland Stockholm International Film Festival Junior, Youth Program Sehsüchte, Future Teens Competition International Women’s Filmfestival Assen, Short Film Competition Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, International Competition Zlín International Children & Youth Film Festival, Student Competition Int. Segni della Notte Urbino, International Competition Seattle International Film Festival, International Short Film Competition Huesca International Film Festival, International Competition Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival Hamburg, International Competition In The Palace International Short Film Festival, Student Competition International Film Festival Le Cinema de Contis, European Competition Festival Hongerige Wolf Partie(s) de Campagne, International Program WizArt International Film Festival, International Competition Festival International du Film de Nancy, International Competition Concorto International Short Film Festival, Special Selection FicBueu International Film Festival, International Competition Reeling Chicago International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, Youth Shorts Portobello International Film Festival Original Narrative Short Film Festival, International Competition Carrousel International du film de Rimouski, Young Adult Competition International Student Film Festival Beijing Academy, International Competition Camerimage International Film Festival, Student Competition Fringe! Queer Film Fest, Shorts Program Tirana Film Fest, Student Competition Poitiers International Film Festival, International Competition KINOdiseea International Youth Film Festival, International Competition Castellinaria Festival Internazionale del Cinema Giovane Bellinzona, International Shorts Competition FilmschoolFest München, International Competition Poitiers International Film Festival, International Competition Anchorage International Film Festival, International Shorts Competition BOGOSHORTS Festival de Cortos de Bogotá, International Competition Pune International Film Festival India, International Competition Prilep International Film Festival, Path Selection London Short Film Festival International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund Atlanta International Film Festival, Shorts Competition Wicked Queer Boston Film Festival, Zinentiendo Muestra de Cine LGTBQI Zaragoza