Short Film Melies d'Or Winners

2015

Supervenus

Director: Frédéric Doazan / Country: France / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 3 mins / Festivals & Awards: Court Metrange Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

An update of our classic human anatomy. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

2014

The Body

Director: Paul Davis / Country: England / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

The Story of a murderer who uses the cover of Halloween night to casually transport his latest victim through the busy streets of London, to its final resting place. Read more »

2013

Voice Over

Director: Martín Roseta / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

I won't tell you whose voice over leads us through three extreme situations that are actually the same. Will you survive? (Source: IMDB) Read more »

2012

Room 606

Director: Peter Volkart / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The travelling salesman Jonathan Fisch peddles glass eyes. His journey takes him to the edge of the province, where he checks in to a run-down hotel. The attic room number 606 has its pitfalls. Something rather peculiar is happening beyond the wall.... Read more »

2011

Sugar

Director: Jeroen Annokkee / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

2010

The attack of the Robots from Nebula 5

Director: Chema García Ibarra / Country: Spain / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

Almost everybody is going to die very soon. Read more »

2009

Cold and Dry

Director: Kristoffer Joner / Country: Norway / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

At the Federal Beurau of People Preservation, every problem in the world is solved swiftly and painlessly. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

2008

Of Cats & Women

Director: Jonas Govaerts / Country: Belgium / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

Of Cats & Women is a short film directed by Jonas Govaerts, about a woman consumed by jealousy. To get back at her ex-lover and his new girlfriend, she decides to kidnap their cat... (Source: Screener I) Read more »

2007

Sniffer

Director: Bobbie Peers / Country: Norway / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales - Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

One morning, in a gravity-less surreal world, a "sniffer" at a deodorant factory, one morning has to be saved from the ceiling by his wife. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

2006

Starfly

Director: Beryl Koltz / Country: Luxembourg / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

Bobby Baxter, an astronaut who has been travelling through space for ages, is forced to return to earth. Single, without friends or family, except for his alcoholic father, Bobby has to face the hard realities of life... (Source: BSISFSS) Read more »

2004

The Last Minute

Director: Nicolas Salis / Country: France / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

“La Dernière Minute,” or the temporal adventures of a pair of twins, one who’s ahead of time and the other always late, in a world where punctuality is the rule of thumb. When our story begins, the driving principle was “a time for each and everyone”…... Read more »

2003

The Spook House

Director: Koldo Serra / Country: Spain / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

A man volunteers to take part in an experiment that attempts to analyse human behaviour under extreme conditions of terror. His mission is to remain seated inside a dark room for a length of time of 15 minutes. If he manages to hold on, he will receive... Read more »

2002

Oh My God?!

Director: Christophe Van Rompaey / Country: Belgium / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

A young girl wakes up in the trunk of a car. This is not how she imagined her birthday... (Source: IMDB) Read more »