‘The thing is’ nominated for a Shortcutz Amsterdam Film Award!

Yes, I did it again. I didn’t update you on time. So here I am, again, with awesome news!

On May 16th 2017 Shortcutz Amsterdam screened our short poetry film ‘The thing is’. The audience, film industry people and filmlovers, received our film highly enthusiastic. Dutch director Norbert ter Hall i.a. of the tv show Adam en E.v.a. complimented us on our camera choices, concept and the message we deliver. You see Amsterdam as it is beholding the powerful message to support humanity. And yes we still need to hear the little things to keep each other accountable for the condition of our society.

That being said we are now in the run for the Shortcutz favorite movie. A jury of  11 renowned professionals will decide who the winner will be of the May edition. If so we will be in the running for an award. The winners of the month are automatically nominated for Best Film and Audience Award in the gala in January at EYE. But, all the movies in the official selection can be nominated for any of these categories: Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Animation, Best Experimental, and Best Documentary. These nominations will be announced in December.

Sooo, we need you to cross your fingers to make ‘The thing is’ the winner of the month! We’ll get back to you with the results after tonight. We are so excited!

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It’s been a while!

I know, I know I’ve been silent for too long here. Silent though, never not busy.
‘The thing is’ is going places! Several events were happy to screen our short poetry film.
We kicked it off at the  Bliss Film Festival. It was SO awesome to see the film on a big screen. Ofcourse after Bliss we wanted more!

 

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Our mini documentary travelled from a private screening of the project Veilige Haven to the Urban Rainbow festival in the Bijlmerparktheater, the COC’s Shakespeare Club at the Amsterdam Museum to the  Metro Movies Film Festival. Up next ‘The thing is’ will be screened at the International Queeer & Migrant Film Festival. Make sure to come along if you haven’t seen it yet. And after that? Who knows! World you ready?