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The FilmConvert Short Film Competition for 2018 is now closed! Thanks to everyone who entered. Check out the winning entries below!

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Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, KD 5207 Vis3
Sounds of Iceland

For my 2018 trip to Iceland, I noticed that every place I went had such distinct sounds. Using Filmconvert, I collected and organized the footage I'd shot and turned it into a beautiful showcase of images and audio from all over the island. This is a sonic journey across the land of ice and fire.

By Cullen McFater
Sony A7Sii, FJ Velvia 100
Brigid & Ben

Brigid & Ben are childhood sweethearts, and their journey into adulthood has brought it's own trials. Their wedding day was a celebration of their love and resilience together. This 3 minute version is a snippet of their day, focusing on the Ceremony. Less cinematic than most wedding videos today, I try to focus on being in the moment with the couple and making videos that are a representation of them.

By Ashton Howe
Sony a6500, KD P400 Ptra
Accord

After a decade of working in the animation and VFX industry I've decided to dive into live action filmmaking. Here’s my live action reel: https://vimeo.com/296196924 …and my Hobbit Animation Reel: https://vimeo.com/109998885 This short film started out as a test of my new gimbal. The whole cast and crew consisted of me and my wife Agata Szczepanska. It was especially challenging to have both of us on the screen. Most shots were shot one a Sony a6500 with 18-105 f/4 on a Zhiyun-Tech Crane v2 Gimbal. All shots inside the car and few additional closeups shot with a Sony a7SII with FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens. Additionally I used a RØDE VideoMic Pro and a shoulder rig. Edited on Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Music (Musicbed.com): Heritage by Quinn Erwin. Sound Design by Ben Sanders.

By Kristoph Shepansky
Sony a7sii, KD 5207 Vis3
Tokyo to Kyoto

Filmed during our Japan visit in March 2017. We spent nine days in Tokyo and one day in Kyoto. Gear: Sony a7sII, Sony 24-240mm, Benro A48TDS4 monopod with S4 head, RØDE VideoMic Pro. There are also a handful of gimbal (Came-TV Optimus) shots. Music (Musicbed): Returning - Ryan Taubert Hwyl - Songs of WaterUroboros- Benjamin James

By Kristoph Shepansky
sonya7s1, FJ 8543 VD
why can't you be happy (2017)

'Why Can’t You Be Happy' is a teen drama about a girl trying to confronting and reconnecting with her best friend after a prolonged absence. It uses realist techniques to deliver naturalist pacing, featuring heavy dialogue to demonstrate the complexity and miscommunication between teenagers, symbolic of the inevitable conflict and misunderstandings in the transitional coming-of-age period of teenhood. WINNER Film Award - South Island School Film Awards WINNER Director Award - South Island School Film Awards WINNER Cinematographer Award - South Island School Film Awards WINNER Sound Designer Award - South Island School Film Awards NOMINATION Scriptwriter Award - South Island School Film Awards NOMINATION Editor Award - South Island School Film Awards STARRING Ceece Ip Tiffany Tong Anita Chau DIRECTOR & SCREENPLAY: Kate Hon DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY & EDITOR: Andrew Choy SOUND DESIGNER: Andre Leung SPECIAL THANKS: James Chu Ho Ching Larisa Curran Philson Choi Jhet

By andrew
Sony A7s i, KD TrX 400
Les Mères et les Garçons (2016) - A Homage to the Silent Era

"Les Mères et les Garçons" is a silent short that uses conventions of the French Impressionist and German Expressionist films of the silent era to portray a story of brotherhood and betrayal. STARRING Twain Dreyer Ruven Dreyer Nina Gurung DIRECTOR: Kate Hon CINEMATOGRAPHER: Andrew Choy EDITOR: Andrew Choy An IB HL Film assignment.

By andrew