– 1st EDITION-
Kieran Williams y Sebastian James, Australian winners of the International Short Film and Spot Competition
Based on a true story, “The Power of Confession” was the winner of the 1st Edition of the International Competition of Short Films and Spots, the Kerygma Awards, during the ceremony held at Florida Park, inside the Retiro’s Park.
The event was hosted by the journalist of Telemadrid; Paloma Ferre. “A picture is worth a thousand words and it is a joy that it has people capable of communicating positive messages”, said Ferre, during the ceremony.
The creators of the winning film are Kieran Williams and Sebastian James, from Australia. Their story is about the human confessions and was recorded on the beaches of Sydney, based on a true story.
The second prize went to “Cal y Arena”, a short film made by Victoria Sarlabous, Pellico Pablo, Isabel Javaloyes and Sergio Calleja, students from the Villanueva Universitary Center. This short focused on freedom and empathy. As its director claimed: “somehow we are all prodigal sons”, reflecting how a young man seeks for forgiveness from his father.
Finally, the spot of Gregory Muller “Crossroads” won the third prize. This audiovisual piece was the theme proposed by the Organization: being critical and alternative. “I tried to represent the society’s four problems: media, hedonism, violence and power”, said Muller.
This initiative started two years ago by the Showing Foundation Association and the Villanueva Universitary Center. Many young people participated in this edition of the Kerygma Awards, countries like Jerusalem, Australia, United Kingdom, Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Spain, among other, were represented. Kieran Williams and Sebastian James, from Australia, winners of the contest.
WINNERS AWARDS 1rt EDITION
The power of confession. 1rt award
Cal y Arena. 2nd award
Crossroads. 3rt award
Martin Sheen, speaks of our Internation Short Film and Spot Competition