Young Directors - winners

Young Filmmakers Competition 

The EU is offering young filmmakers the chance to make their very own #EUandME short film.  Five winners will each receive a grant of €7,500, as well as mentoring from a top European director, to help them to bring their idea to life.

Magdalena Załęcka
Conspiracy
Mobility
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Conspiracy

/euandme/file/conspiracy-euandme-short-film-directed-magdalena-za%C5%82%C4%99cka_enConspiracy: an #EUandME short film directed by Magdalena Załęcka

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A young man tells his family that he wants to travel. Worried for his safety, they hatch a plan to discourage him.

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Vlad Muko
The Dream Cut
Skills & Business
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The Dream Cut

/euandme/file/dream-cut-euandme-short-film-directed-young-filmmaker-vlad-muko_enThe Dream Cut: an #EUandME short film directed by young filmmaker Vlad Muko

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A young man visits his father who dreams of starting his own barbershop but fears the cost would be too high. After the father’s loan application is refused, the son comes up with a creative idea to save money and accomplish his father’s goal.

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Galambos Levente
Hidden Values
Sustainability
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Hidden Values

/euandme/file/hidden-values-euandme-short-film-directed-levente-galambos_enHidden Values: an #EUandME short film directed by Levente Galambos

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A busy father feels that he is distant from his daughter due to him juggling a stressful job with the responsibilities of being a single parent. When his daughter breaks her favourite toy, the man realises that broken relationships, just like broken toys, can be repaired.

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Jaime Olías de Lima
The Sound of Mine
Rights
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The Sound of Mine

/euandme/file/sound-mine-euandme-short-film-directed-jaime-olias-de-lima-pancorbo_enThe Sound of Mine: an #EUandME short film directed by Jaime Olias De Lima Pancorbo

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An autistic boy wears headphones to block the sounds of the outside world, calming his anxieties. After discovering that the only sound he can hear underwater is his heartbeat, the young man realises that the silence of the ocean can be used to his advantage.

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Eugen Dediu
New World Symphony
Digital
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New World Symphony

/euandme/file/new-world-symphony-euandme-short-film-directed-eugen-dediu_enNew World Symphony: an #EUandME short film directed by Eugen Dediu

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Musicians across Europe prepare for a performance, while a producer watches them from behind a number of screens. Despite being in different countries, they play as one, streaming the event for all to watch.

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