Kodak Showcase at the Clermont-Ferrand Int'l Short Film Festival

Published on website: January 26, 2012
Categories: Industry , Johanna Gravelle , The StoryBoard Blog


Here's a sneak peek of the award winning films to be screened in the Kodak Showcase on February 2 at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Salle Georges COCHON Theatre). The Showcase features the winning student films from the Worldwide Kodak Film School Cinematography Competition and the winning film from the Golden Tadpole, Plus Camerimage, The International Festival of the Art of Cinematography. The Kodak Film School Cinematography Competition is open to students and recent graduates from around the world. The contest is designed to recognize the creativity and talent of student cinematographers in the collaborative process of visual storytelling. For the third consecutive year, the John Bailey, ASC (The Big Miracle, Ordinary People) judged the entries.

For more information on the Kodak Film School Cinematography Competition, visit www.kodak.com/go/filmschoolcompetition.

Bullet of Rage
Scene from Bullet of Rage

A father and a daughter lived a normal daily life. One day they were attacked by gangs. A few years later, the father became a street person and waited for one of the gangs to be released from prison for his moment of revenge.

  • DOP: Masanori Yokota
  • Visual Concept Planning Dept., Osaka University of Arts - Japan
  • KODAK VISION2 200T Color Negative Film 7217 and KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 7219

The Whale
Scene from The Whale

A young boy lives in an ephemeral fantasy in his struggle to escape the cycle of paternal abuse.

  • DOP: Joshua Spires
  • University of North Texas - United States
  • KODAK VISION2 50D Color Negative Film 7201 and KODAK VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 7207

Scene from Submerged

The film shows a clash of cultures unfolding in a family’s own four walls. It’s a tale of the values you’re prepared to defend, and of petty people driven to rage.

  • DOP: Johannes Praus
  • University of Film & Television "Konrad Wolf" Potsdam-Babelsberg - Germany
  • KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 7219

Those of the Water
Scene from Those of the Water

The film explores an ancient Xhosa belief of the Abantu Bomlambo (The People of the Water). ‘Those of the Water’ is the story of a young boy searching for a sense of belonging in a new world.

  • DOP: Brendan Barnes
  • South African School of Motion Picture Medium (AFDA) - South Africa
  • KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219 and KODAK VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 5207


Scene from Finale

Two men in the night are waiting for their greatest hit.

  • 2011 Plus Camerimage Laszlo Kovacs Student Award - Golden Tadpole Winner
  • DOP: Balázs Révész
  • University of Drama and Film Budapest - Hungary

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