Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the shortlist for the annual Short Film Competition, which includes South African filmmaker Bernard Myburgh who was selected for his short film “Roger”.
AiM’s annual Short Film Competition has been running successfully since 2008 and, this year, the festival received over 450 entries of outstanding quality and variety including animation.
A still from Bernard Myburgh’s short film “Roger”.
Filmmakers from Africa and the diaspora were invited to submit short films made after 2018 with a running time of no more than 30 minutes.
Viewers will be able to submit star ratings after watching the short films and an Audience Choice Award will be granted as a result.
The winner will be selected by an expert jury of international film practitioners well versed on the experiences of African and Black diaspora filmmakers.
During November, AiM will host three-panel discussions with some of the directors featured in the short film competition.