SHORT FILMS COMPETITION | 短片競賽

Competition Jury 短片競賽評審

Maya Newell

Maya Newell is the director and producer of landmark documentaries In My Blood It Runs (2019) and Gaby Baby (2015), garnering wide acclaim at festivals such as Hot Docs, London Film Festival, Doc NYC, Taiwan International Queer Film Festival and more.

“I've always been driven by the desire for social change. I think to be a good filmmaker, it’s important to be acutely aware of the world around you and to be clear about what you want to say” - Maya Newell, UTS Alumni

作品著重於社會變遷與平等議題, 2015年作品《Gayby Baby》紀錄同性家庭小孩的成長過程。2019年最新作品《In My Blood It Runs》透過當地原住民小孩的觀點來訴說原住民的生活與文化 。作品曾入圍多項國際影展的肯定,如加拿大國際紀錄片影展、紐約紀錄片影展、倫敦影展和雪梨影展等。

Sally Wu

吳郁瑩

Sally Wu (also known professionally as Wu Yu-Ying) studied media and advertising before transitioning into documentary film editing. She was the editor for American director David Sutherland’s Country Boys (2006) and Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (2019). She was the co-editor for HBO’s Run Granny Run (2007) which won the Audience Award at SXSW. The Good Daughter is her debut feature documentary.

“I am an immigrant like Azhe. She immigrated from Vietnam to Taiwan and me from Taiwan to the United States. We both experience the displacement and identity conflict that all global immigrants face.” – Sally Wu. 

 

首部長片作品《阿紫》雙料入選金馬獎和台北電影節最佳紀錄片。過去擔任剪接師,與美國導演David Sutherland合作五年,製作美國公共電視Frontline影集《Country Boys》。2007年擔任共同剪接職位的HBO作品《阿嬤候選人》,獲得SXSW國際影展的觀眾票選獎。陸續幾年也與David Sutherland合作許多作品如《摩梭姐妹》和《Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore》。

Hsiao Ya-Chuan

蕭雅全

Founder of BIT Production in Taiwan, he works on various commercials, short films and music videos. He’s also known for writing all his screenplays, informed by different life experiences and unique perspectives of the world.

“No one else will help you tell the stories about your countries, nor your parents’ stories. To tell, to record, to keep all rely on your own creativity and responsibility” – Hsiao Ya-Chuan

 

導演蕭雅全,設立積木影像製作公司,拍攝多部廣告作品、短片與音樂原聲帶。三部長片作品《命帶追逐》、《第三十六個故事》與《范保德》故事分別對照著不同階段的人生經驗,透過清新及趣味的觀點來探索生命與台灣社會,榮獲多項國際影展的肯定如坎城和鹿特丹國際影展。

Short Film Competition 短片競賽

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Lipstick《口紅》

Directors Etsen Chen, Nuhash Humayun, Kawakibi Muttaqien, Wang Xixi

 

A high school kid is bullied for putting lipstick on himself in a bathroom. As he dries his clothes in the laundry, he meets a mysterious girl.

 

高中生鐘武因為性別氣質特殊,常遭受同儕間的霸凌。在一次因為塗抹口紅而被欺負的事件後,他拖著濕透的自己來到洗衣店,並遇見一個開朗的女孩,兩人並肩走向一條未知隧道......。

Be Shit or Not To Be《洛西・布拉西》

Directors Chen Kuan-Chung 陳冠仲

As if the film set isn’t chaotic enough, a young director’s cast and producers are forcing him to change his script. Will he let the pressure turn his action spy film into a zombie apocalypse flick? 

 

殺青在即的《洛西・布拉西》,卻遭遇男主角恣意改動結局,引發一連串蝴蝶效應。滿腔熱血的新銳導演眼看電影夢就要粉碎了,不滿情緒逐漸堆疊,最後能拿回主導權嗎?

A-Tien《阿添》

Directors Robby Sun 孫悅慈

Taxi driver A-Tien starts a union to fight against a corporate giant that’s stealing his customers. He slowly finds out that the union members have started joining the enemy one by one.

 

阿添是個謹守計程車行規的自由業司機,當他頻頻受到來自強星車隊的壓迫和惡性競爭時,退無可退的阿添,號召同業司機上街頭抵抗大財團強星。

Unnamed《未命名》

Directors Chang Chun-Yu 張均瑜, Hong Gao 洪德高

Zhang Ya-Ting wants to switch to a gender neutral name. She goes to her best friend Hong Jia-Hao but interrupts him in the middle of hooking up with someone from a dating app.

 

想要改名的張雅婷,和想擺脫無感砲友的洪家豪,碰撞出青少年的性傾向和自我認同。同時,也是獻給台灣通過同志婚姻的一首青春詩篇。

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