The winners of Jameson Cinefest 1 minute shortfilm contest are announced! Vote for your favourite short -the audience award is still not yet decided!
Amateur and professional filmmakers were challanged with creating their favourite film classics in 60 seconds. The jury included Geza M. Toth, Academy Award nominated, and Cannes Film Festival winner Agnes Kocsis directors, besides other well-known people from the film business. The winning pieces were screened at the Jameson Cinefest International Film Festival in Miskolc.
In the category of under 18 years old Gergely Timar has won an award with his short “PSYCHO chicken”. This is a one minute long remake of the famous shower scene of Hitchcock’s PSYCHO.
In the category of over 18 years old the winner Orsi Nagypal has won with an other interpretation of Hitchcock’s famous work, Birds. Birds (in one minute) Gabor Csizmadia “Cheese” won a special award for two of his shorts, “Choir of Forrest Gump” and “Scent of a woman with the eye of Al”.
The festival was organized by Jameson and Cinefest with the contribution of Daazo.com, the Shortfilm Center of European filmmakers, where all the workpieces of the festival contest are uploaded, besides Academy Award winner and Palm d’Or winner shortfilms.
The audience award is still not yet annonced, the call is open until september 18., 2010, and the most “liked” short will be winning. The audience’s favourite short will be announced at the Cinefest’s award ceremony on Saturday. The winner will receive a bottle Jameson, and will be an invited guest of Cinefest 2011.
More info: http://daazo.com/jamesoncinefest/