Award Winners Announced For The 4th Annual Philip K. Dick European Sci-Fi Film Festival

philip-k-dick-european-science-fiction-film-festival
AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR
THE 4TH ANNUAL PHILIP K. DICK EUROPEAN SCI-F I FILM FESTIVAL

Festival Honored The Excellence of Independent Sci-Fi Cinema

Over 40 Films Were Screened In Cologne, Germany and Lille, France

Award winners have been announced by The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival for its fourth annual event. The gathering honored the legacy of novelist Philip K. Dick with over 40 presentations of independent science fiction films, seven of which were commended for their advances in cinematic excellence. The festival was held in Cologne, Germany at Filmclub 813 e.V. from October 27-28, 2017 and in Lille, France at L’Hybride from November 2-3, 2017.

The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival congratulates the 2017 award winners:

BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT:

Adam (2016, Denmark)

Director: Veselin Efremov

Synopsis: In a dystopian future, an organic body is a privilege easy to lose and a convict awakens to the grim reality of having been transferred into a mechanical shell.

Screened: Cologne, Germany on October 27th

BEST SUPERNATURAL FEATURE:

AYLA (2017, USA)

Director: Elias

Synopsis: A man haunted by the mysterious death of his four-year-old sister brings her back to life thirty years later as an adult woman, with dire consequences. Starring Dee Wallace (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) and Tristan Risk (American Mary).

Screened: Cologne, Germany on October 28th

BEST HORROR SHORT:

Abrakadabra (2017, UK)

Director: Benedykt Zasadzki

Synopsis: A woman arrives in London from Eastern Europe and wanders the city alone. In a museum, she acquires telepathic contact with an ancient Egyptian spiritual entity and after a horrific assault descends into madness.

Screened: Cologne, Germany on October 28th

BEST MINI DOCUMENTARY:

The Dollhouse (2017, USA)

Director: Kyra Elise Gardner

Synopsis: A loving tribute to growing up in the world of the psycho killer doll, Chucky.

Screened: Cologne, Germany on October 28th

BEST NEW MEDIA/ANIMATION:

Flutter (2016, USA)

Director: Vladimir Todorov

Synopsis: In this animated film about despair, hope and the power of love, a man is trapped in a body that keeps him pinned to the ground. While others can defy the laws of gravity and fly freely above his head, he can only watch from a distance. He is an outcast, destined to trudge through life.

Screened: Lille, France on November 2nd

BEST PHILIP K. DICK SHORT:

Synchronous (2016, Colombia)

Director: Ricardo Fernández Jiménez

Synopsis: A man whose consciousness has the ability to live in two parallel worlds simultaneously must help a dangerous gangster to win a bet. But everything changes when he meets a woman.

Screened: Lille, France on November 2nd

BEST PHILIP K. DICK AUDIENCE AWARD:

Juliet (2015, France)

Director: Marc-Henri Boulier

Synopsis: In a near future, the SEED Company launches with great fanfare JULIET1, the first generation of synthetic pleasure beings. But as technology evolves and new styles come and go it becomes more difficult for mankind to find their own place.

Screened: Lille, France on November 3rd

About The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival:

The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival launched in October 2013 and has screened events in Lille, France, Cologne, Germany and Łódź, Poland. Organized by individuals and filmmakers who understand both the challenges and rewards of telling a unique story in an independent environment, the festival represents the deep analyses and philosophical views of internationally renowned novelist Philip K. Dick, whose work has inspired generations of writers and filmmakers all around the world. In spotlighting such genius, this is a festival created for filmmakers by filmmakers.

Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in Events, News
Written by
Ash Hamilton is not only the owner of Horror-Fix.com, but also one of its major contributors. A long time horror movie enthusiast, Ash has lent his personality to radio and television and continues to support his favorite genre through his writing and art. He also loves beef jerky and puppies... and low-grade street-quality hallucinogens.

Have your say!

0 0

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of

Lost Password

Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.