European Film Academy: Nominees

The 2024 European Film Academy nominees.

The European Film Academy (EFA) is a European organisation of filmmakers and film industry professionals that has been promoting European film for over 40 years. Its most visible form of operations is its annual awards ceremony.
For more than 20 years the Tampere Film Festival has been one of the festivals through which films have had the opportunity to be chosen as the best short film of the year.

Jukka-Pekka Laakso,
Tampere Film Festival

Language: Eng Duration: 98 min Age Limit: 16+

  • 27

    Director: Flóra Anna Buda
    Country: France, Hungary
    Year: 2023
    Genre: Animation
    Duration: 10 min

    Alice is 27 years old today. Even though she is suffocating a bit, she still lives with her parents and tends to escape her dreary life into her dreams. After a psychedelic party, she has a serious accident. Will this give her the courage to become an adult?

  • Aqueronte

    Director: Manuel Muñoz Rivas
    Country: Spain
    Year: 2023
    Genre: Documentary
    Duration: 27 min

    On board a ferry, a series of passengers are crossing a river. Some wrap themselves in silence and observe their fellow travelers, while others chat to liven up the voyage. The journey seems to expand, the destination is postponed. Motion itself is perhaps the only certainty.

  • La herida luminosa

    Daydreaming So Vividly About Our Spanish Holidays
    Director: Christian Avilés
    Country: Spain
    Year: 2022
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 24 min

    Driven by their desire for light and warmth, British teenagers take a trip to the Balearic Islands. They must absorb the sun and store it in their bodies to take it back to their cloud-covered kingdom.

  • Flores del otro patio

    Director: Jorge Cadena
    Country: Switzerland, Colombia
    Year: 2022
    Genre: Fiction
    Duration: 16 min

    In northern Colombia, a group of queer activists use their extravagance to denounce the disastrous exploitation of the largest coal mine in Colombia through performative actions.

  • Naulaa vasaroiva mies korkean puurakennuksen päällä.

    Hardly Working

    Työtä varten
    Director: Total Refusal (Susanna Flock, Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf)
    Country: Austria
    Year: 2022
    Genre: Animation, Documentary
    Duration: 21 min

    An ethnographic exploration of the work and life realities of non-player characters, the digital extras in video games. Their labour loops, activity patterns as well as bugs and malfunctions paint a vivid analogy for work under capitalism.