Selections: Generation XYZ 2022

Generation XYZ is Tampere Film Festival’s competition for short genre films. Tampere Film Festival presents Generation XYZ in collaboration with XYZ Films and Film Tampere, the City of Tampere, Tampere Region 2026 and APFI – Audiovisual Producers Finland.

297 films in the thriller, horror, sci-fi, action or fantasy categories were submitted and 18 films were selected into the competition. 7 (30 %) of the selected films were directed by females and 16 (70 %) by males.

Selections were made by Liina Härkönen, Kalle Karinen and Yelena Korhonen.

Selected films

 

AUSTRALIA

DRY FIRE
Daniel Farmer, Adam Bigum, Ramas McRae | 2021 | 23’ | Fiction

 

BELGIUM

EN FIN DE CONTE
Zoé Arene | 2021 | 21’ | Fiction

 

CANADA

CRUISE
Sam Rudykoff | 2021 | 7’ | Fiction

 

DENMARK

HVOR TRÆERNE BLOKERER FOR LYSET
Jennifer Alice Wright | 2020 | 8’ | Animation

 

FINLAND

SUOTERAPIA
Santtu Salminen | 2021 | 20’ | Fiction

 

GREECE

AMYGDALA
Maria Hatzakou | 2021 | 22’ | Fiction

 

ICELAND

HEARTLESS
Haukur Björgvinsson | 2021 | 16’ | Fiction

 

JAPAN

VISITORS
Kenichi Ugana | 2021 | 17’ | Fiction

 

THE NETHERLANDS

THE RECEDER
Raymon Hilkman | 2021 | 7’ | Fiction

 

NORWAY

BABY BOOM
Thomas Lunde | 2021 | 14’ | Fiction

 

SOUTH KOREA

ORAL TRADITION SONG
HMI | 2021 | 17’ | Fiction

 

SPAIN

HOTEL MALÁNGEL
Esteve Rovira | 2021 | 14’ | Fiction

LES XIQUES VAN AL PARC DE NIT
Iñaki Sánchez Arrieta, Celia Cuenca | 2021 | 30’ | Fiction

SWITZERLAND

DANZAMATTA
Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola | 2021 | 5’ | Fiction

 

TAIWAN

SWALLOW
Mai Nakanishi | 2021 | 23’ | Fiction

 

UNITED KINGDOM

UPSIDE MIMI ᴉƜᴉƜ UʍOP
Rachel Maclean | 2021 | 13’ | Animation

 

UNITED STATES

CUB SCOUT
Matt Heder | 2021 | 14’ | Fiction

PRIVATE VIEW
Theo Lindquist | 2020 | 10’ | Fiction