45 short films from 27 different countries. This is how Maremetraggio , historical competitive section dedicated to the shorts of ShorTS International Film Festival, the Trieste film festival, which will take place this year only on the web from 4 to 12 July , in collaboration with MYmovies , technical partner of the event.
The best shorts from all over the world will be competing, awarded in 2019 in the main international festivals, such as the short documentary “Mars, Oman” em > by Vanessa del Campo Gatell or the Chinese short film “She runs” by Qiu Yang, formerly Palme d’Or at Cannes 70 with “A Gentle Night” .
“The 2020 edition of ShorTS, for reasons known to all, will be a different and perhaps one of a kind edition. As well as the Festival, in its structure, the selection of the Maremetraggio section, made practically in full during the lockdown period, has also been different “, explains Francesco Ruzzier, curator of the Maremetraggio section.
The 45 works in competition will compete for the EstEnergy award – Hera Group for the best short film. The AcegasApsAmga prize for the best Italian short film, the Prem1ere Film prize for the best undistributed short film and the AMC Award for the best Italian editing are also up for grabs.