Odense international film festival awards best short movie prizes

12:55, August 29, 2010      

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A German movie has won the award for best short film at the 25th annual Odense International Film Festival.

"A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation," directed by Martin Wallner and Stefan Leuchtenber, won the honor during an awards ceremony Friday night.

The Danish movie "Megaheavy," directed by Fenar Ahmad, was awarded "Best Danish Short Film."

The film "Angry Man," from Norwegian director Anita Kill, won the Danish Animation Society's Award for Best Animation." The prize was given to the best animation short movie in the competition -- both national and international.

Besides, Tor Fruergaard won "the Danish Animation Society's Talent Award" for his director of "Venus."

The 25th Odense International Film Festival, which started Monday, featured 120 short films and a variety of special events.

The festival gathered film makers and experts from around the world to meet and debate films, and most importantly, to creative and innovative films.

Countries including China, Australia, Israel, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, France, Germany and Sweden were represented at the festival.

Many short films from aspiring talents -- emerging or more experienced -- have been be showed at the festival. The audience also had a chance to watch long documentaries, features and animated films.

The Odense International Film Festival, an annual event for short and documentary films, made its debut in 1985. The festival was to end on Saturday.

Source: Xinhua


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