Volkswagen Joe and Fear of Flying, the winning shorts of the 7th Irish Film Festa

Volkswagen JoeThe 7th edition of Irish Film Festa closed yesterday night with the screening of Good Vibrations.

The winning short films of the competition have also been announced:

Best short film of the live action category is Volkswagen Joe directed by Brian Deane; the award was accepted by lead actor Stuart Graham.

The jury, composed by Mauro Gervasini (Film Tv editor in chief), Anna Maria Pasetti (journalist and film critic) e Max Giovagnoli (Cinema & New Media – IED Roma) praised the short «for the construction of the characters and the performances, for the coherence of the settings and the effectiveness of the cinematography, and for its skillful narrative construction, which surpasses in breadth and ambition the constraints of the short form».

Best short film in the animation category is Fear of Flying directed by Connor Finnegan, awarded by a jury composed by students and teachers from IED Roma, one of the partner of the festival.