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GPIFF 2016 announces official selection lineup

The 4th Golden Panda International Short Film Festival today announced the Official Selection Lineup for this year’s festival. 

Fifteen short films have been nominated for five awards presented by GPIFF 2016, including Best Picture, Best Humanistic Vision, Best Animation, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

This year’s GPIFF received a total number of 376 festival entries from 38 countries across the world. All 15 films shortlisted are carefully selected by the 2016 GPIFF Jury comprised of seven esteemed film professionals and educators from across the world.

 

4th Golden Panda International Short Film Festival Official Selection:

 

Best Picture:

Crumble (United Kingdom)

The Orchid Season (China)

Vire (France)

 

Best Humanistic Vision:

Sociopaths (Japan)

A Woman Named Hong Ying (China)

Incomplete (France)

 

Best Animated Short Film:

Hope (Switzerland)

Where have the flowers gone? (Hong Kong)

Moon of A Sleepless Night (Japan)

 

Best Director:

Son (Luxembourg)

A Beautiful Mess (United Arab Emirates)

Cassandre (France)

 

Best Screenplay:

I Heard the Flowers Blooming When I was Eighty (United States of America)

Stuck in 67′ (Israel)

Plastic Fish (China)

 

Award-winners will be announced at the upcoming GPIFF Awards Ceremony held at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre on December 2, 2016.