2017 EDITION

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A film platform for emerging talents, industry professionals and movie lovers.

MASTERCLASS TOPICS

  1. Film Language
    Making a movie is like making a painting, it is a composition of several elements that creates a work of art. The Film Language Masterclass will cover different aspect of framing, angle, axis and the movements of camera and the characters.
  2. Resources
    As technology advances it makes the art of filmmaking more accessible for everybody, even though it is still an expensive art form. During the Resources Masterclass participants will obtain valuable information regarding the execution of film projects by using available resources.
  3. Sound in Movies
    The sound in movies helps in building the mood and telling the story. This Masterclass will address the importance of sound in movies; location sound, dialogues, ambience sound, sound effects, ADR, sound design, and mixing.
  4. Story Telling
    A story is easy to tell, but a story that captivates the audience requires a good structure and well developed characters. During the Story Telling Masterclass attention will be given to the visual, strategic and technical parts of the script.

OUR SPEAKERS

  1. Adriano Nanof
    Adriano Nanof
    Film Composer Abo So, Alto Vista
  2. Rob Arismendi
    Rob Arismendi
    Cinematographer Ciudad Oraño
  3. Juan Francisco Pardo
    Juan Francisco Pardo
    Director Abo So, Alto Vista
  4. Paula Nahr
    Paula Nahr
    Switch Foundation Human Trafficking Doc

SHORT FILMS SCREENING

  1. EMERGING TALENT SHOWCASE
    AUG 5
    EMERGING TALENT SHOWCASE
    Boster - A Serial Killer by Ronney Dotel & Juan David Villar
  2. SPECIAL SCREENING
    SEP 2
    SPECIAL SCREENING
    A Instalaçao do Medo by Ricardo Leite (+Q&A) The Woman open the front door. Two man appears: "Good morning, my lady, we came to install fear."
  3. SPECIAL SCREENING
    JULY 7
    SPECIAL SCREENING
    Espelho by Juliana Milheiro A couple's daily life in the bathroom works as a thermometer to the relationship, and the mirror, works as another point of view.
  4. EMERGING TALENT SHOWCASE
    DEC 2
    EMERGING TALENT SHOWCASE
    Sold by Nathan Legger As Cecille sits in an airport terminal reading Gone Girl, she comes in contact with a young Natasha. This girl is so excited to finally be flying out of the country. The question is: where will she be going?
  5. EMERGING TALENT SHOWCASE
    OCT 7
    EMERGING TALENT SHOWCASE
    Riba Liña Peligroso by Cedric Gei & Albert Bislick (+Q&A) E mundo di "social media" ta dominante y ta wordo mal uza pa un "social media killer" cu ta colecta su victimanan di manera mas inocente cu tin.
  6. SNEAK PEEK
    DEC 2
    SNEAK PEEK
    Promesa Falso by Paula Nahr + In conversation with the director.
  7. SPECIAL SCREENING
    AUG 5
    SPECIAL SCREENING
    Mán by Cristian Miranda The story of a homeless man and his bicycle.
  8. SPECIAL SCREENING
    JULY 7
    SPECIAL SCREENING
    NYMPHET by Laura Hermanides A 12-year-old girl plays a dangerous game that has unforeseeable consequences.
  9. SPECIAL SCREENING
    JULY 7
    SPECIAL SCREENING
    Saturnica by Cesar Netto Ana is a young woman who hides a strange compulsion. Her mania comes out and grows along with her with different stages of: desire, discovery, euphoria and suffering.
Submit your film

SUBMISSION DEADLINE OCTOBER 9th.

JURY TEAM

  1. Ben Steel
    Ben Steel
    Actor & Filmmaker Australia
  2. Nathalie Biermanns
    Nathalie Biermanns
    Actress Los Angeles
  3. Christian Serritiello
    Christian Serritiello
    Actor England
  4. Miriel Cejas
    Miriel Cejas
    Actress Cuba
  5. Sean Hodgkinson
    Sean Hodgkinson
    Filmmaker Trinidad and Tobago
  6. Leonardo Castro
    Leonardo Castro
    Actor Puerto Rico
  7. Gabriel Bocanegra
    Gabriel Bocanegra
    Sound Mixer Colombia
  8. Luis César Izquierdo
    Luis César Izquierdo
    Cinematographer Spain
  9. German Gruber Jr.
    German Gruber Jr.
    Filmmaker Curacao

MEDIA CLIPS

  1. What is Shortcutz Aruba?
    Find out more about Shortcutz Aruba
  2. Shortcutz Aruba Tips
    Sound Tips
  3. Shortcutz Aruba Tips
    Filmmaking Tips

DECEMBER 2dn SESSION #5

  1. 7.00 -7:30 PM
    Doors Open
    Walk in, we have snack and refreshments.
  2. 7.30 - 7.34 PM
    Emerging Talent Showcase
    Screening of the short film 'Sold'
    Director Nathan Legger
  3. 8:00 PM
    The End
  4. 7.34 - 8.00 PM
    Sneak Peek
    Sneak Peek of the documentary 'Promesa Falso' + In conversation with the director.
    Director Paula Nahr

THE LOCATION

Academy of Fine Arts and Design Aruba
Ooststraat 2, Oranjestad,
ARUBA
GMT/UTC - 4h
 

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