Filmmakers in Competition 2017

Encounters 2017

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Director English Title Country(s) of Production
Aaron Dunleavy Strays United Kingdom
Adam Wells Animal Parts USA, United Kingdom
Adrian SIlitsteanu Written / Unwritten Romania
Al Hodgson AMETHYST United Kingdom
Alan Friel CAKE United Kingdom
Alec Cohen FUCKING USA
Alejandro Roca-Rey Wañuy Peru
Alexander Ronnberg Filippa Sweden
Alexandre Blain, Lucas Germain, Christophe Gigot, Jade Guilbault, Andreas Muller, Simon Puculek MELI-METRO France
Alexei Dmitriev The Sadness Will Not Last Forever Netherlands, The Russian Federation
Alice Seabright PREGNANT PAUSE United Kingdom
Ana Chubinidze The Pocket Man France, Georgia, Switzerland
Ana Chubinidze The Pocket Man France, Georgia, Switzerland
Ana Mouyis Dahlia USA
Anaïs Voirol Perfect Town Switzerland
Angus McKeown The Left Behind Children – A Newsround Special United Kingdom
Aniel Karia WORK United Kingdom
Anna Ginsburg Material World United Kingdom
Anna-Karin Örander Family life Sweden
Anne Breymann Nocturne Germany
Anthony Schatteman Hi, stranger Belgium
Antonis Ntoussias, Aris Fatouros
AENIGMA Greece
Arnaud Brisebois Anime Canada
Astrid Thorvaldsen Sparkler Norway
Avril Furness The Last Moments United Kingdom, Switzerland
Bárbara de Oliveira, João Rodrigues A PLACE IN NOWHERE Portugal
Ben Ockrent Edmund The Magnificent United Kingdom
Benjamin Cleary, TJ O’Grady Peyton Wave Ireland
Brenda Lien Call of Cuteness Germany
Brett Foxwell Fabricated USA
Bruno Centofanti How to be Human United Kingdom
Cameo Wood Real Artists USA
Carlo Sironi Valparaiso Italy
Carlos Gomez Salamanca Lupus France
Cathinka Tanberg The World’s Middlest Fish Norway
Catriona MacInnes Howls United Kingdom
Charlotte Wells Laps USA
Chiang Yao ST(R)AY Taiwan
Chintis Lundgren Manivald Canada, Croatia, Estonia
Chris Shepherd Johnno’s Dead France, United Kingdom
Daisy Jacobs, Christopher Wilder The Full Story United Kingdom
Damon Russell Cul-De-Sac USA
Daneeta Loretta Jackson and Patrick Jackson Nicabob USA
Danfung Dennis Melting Ice Greenland, USA
Daniel Greaves Big Bag United Kingdom
Daniel Moshel METUBE2 – AUGUST SINGS CARMINA BURANA Austria
David O’Reilly Kubrick By Candlelight Ireland/ UK
Diane Obomsawin I Like Girls Canada
Dina Velikovskaya Kukuschka Russian Federation
Diogo Costa Amarante Small Town Portugal
Dionne Edwards We Love Moses United Kingdom
Duncan Cowles Alexithymia United Kingdom
Elizabeth Jaeleigh Davis La Petite Mort USA
Ella Trudgeon, Lois Bryant The Durnham’s Drizzle United Kingdom
Ellen Pearson Lawless United Kingdom
Elli Vuorinen Sore Eyes for Infinity Finland
Emile Gignoux Dark, Dark Woods Denmark
Emily Downe Spinning Record United Kingdom
Emily Wong Trumpet Man Hong Kong
Emma allen Santiago United Kingdom
Emmanuel Mare The Summer Movie France and Belgium
Eno Mfon Check the label United Kingdom
Eoin Duffy I Am Here Canada
Eran Amir Mind Enterprises – Chapita United Kingdom
Erik Schmitt Berlin Metanoia Germany
EunJin Park 678 Germany
Eva Riley Diagnosis United Kingdom
Evan DeRushie Birdlime Canada
Evelyn Jane Ross Adam USA
Fabian Pross The Shark in the Park Germany
Fabienne Giezendanner Skyscrapers Switzerland, France
Fabio Friedli In a Nutshell Switzerland
Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari The Silence France, Italy
Fela Bellotto, Etienne Kompis Hypertrain Switzerland
Franck Dion The Head Vanishes Canada, France
Fynn Große-Bley, Eddy Hohf, Patrik Knittel Neighbourwood Germany
Gabriel Abrantes A BRIEF HISTORY OF PRINCESS X Portugal, France, United Kingdom
Gabriela Staniszewska I Should Have Run United Kingdom
Gediminas Siaulys Running Lights Finland, India, Lithuania
George Wu Chickens United Kingdom
Georges Schwizgebel The Battle of San Romano Switzerland
Greg Barth Hello play! The Future of Music Israel, United Kingdom
Guido Hendrikx A Story About My Eyes The Netherlands
Guilherme Araujo, Iuri Araujo The Frost Spirit Brazil, USA
Hannah Roman THE MOON IS ESSENTIALLY GRAY USA
Hannah Roman THE MOON IS ESSENTIALLY GRAY USA
Heidi Stokes For Ray United Kingdom
Heikki Ahola Sex at the Ski Center Finland
Henry Tsung-Han Tsai Love After Time Taiwan
Hirofumi Nakamoto Coves of Bodies Japan
Honami Yano CHROMOSOME SWEETHEART Japan
Hyun Lories Behind the walls Belgium
Ido Behar Flying Putzi Israel
Iloobia Films To Break Projectors United Kingdom
Indra Sproge AWESOME BEETLE’S COLORS Latvia
Inga Lisa Middleton Búi Iceland
Issa Touma, Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen Greetings from Aleppo Netherlands, Syria
Izu Troin Fierce Belgium, France, Switzerland
Jack Bennett Not the End of the World United Kingdom
Jacqueline Lentzou HIWA Greece
Jadwiga Kowalska THE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER Switzerland
James Ivett Panoramic United Kingdom
James Merritt The Strongest of the Strange United Kingdom
Jennifer Reeder Shuvit USA
Jessica Mehler Catawampus United Kingdom
Jessica Palud MARLON Belgium, France
Jim Chuchu Let This Be A Warning Kenya
Joana Silva Lemon Tree Portugal
Jocelyn Wat The Station United Kingdom
Joe Lonie Shout at the Ground New Zealand
Johan Oettinger, Urtė Oettinger Ragnarok Denmark, Lithuania
John Durrant BOSCH VR United Kingdom
John Smith Who Are We? United Kingdom
Johnny Kelly Fern United Kingdom
Jonatan Schwenk Sog Germany
Jonathan Schey The Entertainer United Kingdom
Jorge Turell Yarur Bob, the Imaginary Friend Spain
Joseph Pierce The Baby Shower France, United Kingdom
Josh Tanner Wandering Soul Australia
Josselin Facon High Summer France
Justin Denton, Ari Palitz The Possible: Listening To The Universe USA
Ka Man Yu, Tsz Ching Kwan, Ka Yiu Wong Leonardo’s Formula Hong Kong
Karen Maine Yes, God, Yes USA
Karni Arieli, Saul Freed Perfect world United Kingdom
Karni Arieli, Saul Freed Rush United Kingdom
Kate Herron Smear United Kingdom
Katie Mitchell UNSEEN United Kingdom
Kaveh Mazaheri Retouch Iran
Kei Chikaura Signature Japan
Keiichi Tanaami The Laughing Spider Japan
Laura Gonçalves, Alexandra Ramires (Xá) DROP BY DROP Portugal
Laura Højberg Kunov Stellar Denmark
Laura-Beth Cowley Boris-Noris United Kingdom
Lauren Cooney Pendulum United Kingdom, India
Layla Atkinson Aftermath United Kingdom
Lena Ólafsdóttir CREAM Denmark
Lia Hietala My Gay Sister Norway, Sweden
Lin Wang Death in a Day USA
Lori Malépart-Traversy The Clitoris Canada
Lucy Catherine Soul Song United Kingdom
Magdalena Pilecka Pencilless Case Poland
Mahboobeh Mohammadzaki Pink Iran
Mahdi Fleifel A DROWNING MAN Denmark, Greece, United Kingdom
Maira Clancy, Blake Montgomery Songs of the Vine Peru, USA
Mamadou Dia SAMEDI CINEMA Senegal, USA
Marc Riba, Anna Solanas Dead horses Spain
Marcus Armitage S.O.C.O United Kingdom
Maria Martinez Bayona Wake United Kingdom
Marnik Loysen Invasion of the Giant Radioactive Killer Snail from Beyond United Kingdom
Marta Lemos Maternae United Kingdom & Portugal
Martinus van Tee Best Bud Blues South Africa
Mason Fleming Deighties Australia
Matthew Reynolds Hot Dog Hands USA
Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata Negative Space France
Maximilien Van Aertryck Ten Meter Tower Sweden
Memi Koupa Pink Greece
Michael Cusack After All Australia
Moin Hussain Real Gods Require Blood United Kingdom
Munro Ferguson Minotaur Canada
Mustashrik Mahbub Invisible Barriers United Kingdom
Nari Jang MY FATHER’S ROOM South Korea
Natasha Price The Ship United Kingdom
Nathan Campbell, Alec Cummings NSFWhale USA
Nathan Erasmus Assholio Brazil, Ireland, USA
Neely Goniodsky Behind The Bars USA
Neil Kidney, Morgan Powell Check em’ United Kingdom
Neville Pierce Ghosted United Kingdom
Ng’endo Mukii Nairobi Berries Kenya
Nick Forshaw Jeb’s Jobs 5 : Marvel Superhero United Kingdom
Nick Jordan Thought Broadcasting United Kingdom
Nikolia Apostolou The Fishermen of Lesbos Canada, Greece
Nimer Rashed London Tomorrow United Kingdom
Noémie Marsily, Carl Roosens I Don’t Feel Anything Anymore Belgium, Canada
Otto Alder Progress Switzerland
Paul Bush Elegy Switzerland, United Kingdom
Paulo D’Alva, António Pinto END OF THE LINE Portugal
Peter Zhaoyu Zhou Karma USA
Quentin Haberham HOMEGROWN United Kingdom
Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf MARE NOSTRUM France, Syrian Arab Republic
Rebecca Bloecher Too Tame! Germany
Rebecca Manley Now You See It United Kingdom
Rebecca Panian YOU’RE WELCOME Switzerland, Germany
Redbear Easterman, Nikita Diakur Ugly Germany
Renata Gasiorowska Pussy Poland
Ricardo Saraiva CHAPEAU DE BICO Brazil
Robert Allen Whale Heart Denmark
Robert Löbel LINK Germany
Rory Alexander Stewart Wild Horses United Kingdom
Rosie Jarvis Staying For Marie United Kingdom
Rosie Westhoff CRUSH Australia, United Kingdom
Ross Brierley, Joshua Sadler Finding Freddie United Kingdom
Ross Hogg Life Cycles United Kingdom
Roxannah Linklater School Days United Kingdom
Samira Badran Memory Of The Land Spain
Sara Kern Good Luck, Orlo! Austria, Croatia, Slovenia
Sarah Clift The Good Mother Mexico, United Kingdom
Sawako Kabuki Summer’s Puke is Winter’s Delight Japan
Sean Buckelew Lovestreams USA
Sébastien Petretti STATE OF EMERGENCY MOTHERFUCKER Belgium
Serghei Chiviriga The Best Customer Romania
Shady El-Hamus Nightshade Netherlands
Shihchieh Chiu Fundamental Taiwan
Shunsaku Hayashi RAILMENT Japan
Sophie Ansell, Annie Jenkins Funemployed United Kingdom
Sophie Malpas Ice Fever United Kingdom
Sophie Marsh Untamed Truths United Kingdom
Spela Cadez Nighthawk Slovenia, Croatia
Steffen Lindholm Less Than Human Denmark
Stephanie Cadoret My Man (Octopus) France
Steven Woloshen Casino Canada
Suraya Raja Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant United Kingdom
Suraya Raja Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant United Kingdom
Susan Sun Slow Rings Hong Kong
Tal Zagreba, Robert Moreno, Daniel Sasson Hadag Nahash & Infected Mushroom – Legal Eyes Israel
Teemu Nikki The Log Finland
Teemu Niukkanen Fucking Bunnies Finland
Teppo Airaksinen The Ceiling Finland
Tessa Hoffe Spinosaurus United Kingdom
Thanos Papastergiou Sandy Beach Greece
Theodore Ushev Blind Vaysha (VR) Canada
Théophile Dufresne, Florian Babikan, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire Garden Party France
Tingting Liu First Bloom China, USA
Tobias Cameron British Cakes 4 British Boys United Kingdom
Tomer Eshed OUR WONDERFUL NATURE – THE COMMON CHAMELEON Germany
Tommy Robin Walkin the Dog United Kingdom
Una Gunjak in collaboration with Rami Kodeih SALAMAT FROM GERMANY Lebanon, France
Valle Comba Canales UKA Spain
Victoria Verseau Exercise One Sweden
Viktor Hertz Fomo Sapiens Sweden
Vincent Gallagher Second to None Ireland
Will Adams Nothing To Declare United Kingdom
Will Anderson Have Heart United Kingdom
Wim Reygaert Neverlanding – A bad thriller Belgium
Xin Sun TO BE A TREE Germany
Yann Gonzalez ISLANDS France
Yookyung Cha Seesaw South Korea
Yudho Aditya PRIA Indonesia, USA
Zbigniew Czapla Strange Case Poland
Zion Chen INN USA
Zofia Kowalewska Close Ties Poland