Minikino Film Week 4, Bali International Short Film Festival 6 – 13 October 2018 has ended. This year the festival was held in ten different venues, including three Pop Up Cinema across the Bali island. In one week only, 92 film screenings and 12 talks and workshop were held. What’s more, during this time, 215 short films from 60 countries were screened. A total of 40 director, producers, and writers from 11 countries including Indonesia attended the event. Meanwhile, the number of audience reaches up to 3,500 people.

An awarding ceremony and winner announcement for Begadang Filmmaking Competition officially closed the event. Begadang Filmmaking competition is quite unique because participants need to finish their film production within 34 hours. This year winner is Produksi Kecil from Denpasar, with a film called TAKSA (director Prasetyo Wibowi S.) with 5 minutes and 20 seconds duration. “The film successfully shows creativity in the audio-visual application which is fundamental in order to create one story with its own conflict and emotion,” explained I Made Suarbawa as Executive Director of Minikino Film Week 4.

There was also International scale awarding to several winners of this year MINIKINO Film Week:

1. Best Children Short 2018 -Mogu and Perol directed by Tsuneo Goda/Jepang

2. Best Fiction Short 2018 & International Youth Jury Award 2018 – “Schoolyard Blues” directed by Maria Eriksson-Hecht/Swedia

3. Best Documentary Short 2018 “The Seven Abdulkarims” directed by Elham Rokni/Israel

4. Best Animation Short 2018 “Airport” directed by Michaela Müller/Swiss-Kroasia

5. Best Audio Visual Experimental Short 2018 “Edge of Alchemy” directed by Stacey Steers/United States

6. Programmer’s Choice 2018 “Kampung Tapir” directed by Aw See Wee/ Malaysia

7. Best Short Film of the Year 2018 “Kimchi” directed by Jackson Segars/USA.

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