Facing Mecca

Drama, 27', 2017

Production      Dschoint Ventschr, ZHdK
Director        Jan-Eric Mack
Producer        Joel Jent
Screenplay      Anna Schinz, Jan-Eric Mack
DOP             Jan Mettler
Editor          Simon Gutknecht
Music           Dimitri Käch


Awards

 

51st WorldFest-Houston Film Festival 2018 - Remi Winner
20th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts 2018 - Jury Award
60th RIFF Rochester International Film Festival 2018 - Silver Shoestring Award
13th European Independent Film Festival ÉCU 2018 - Best Student Award
2nd Mud Film Awards 2018 - Best Short live action 
DC Shorts - Audience Awards: Oustanding international Narrative
CILECT PRIZE 2018 - Best Fiction
Heart of Gold intl. Short Film Festival - Best Short Film
7th Evolution Mallorca international Film Festival - Special Mention
FILMZ Festival des deutschen Kinos 2018 - Gewinner Mittlellangen-Wettbewerbs
21e Nuit du Court de Lausanne 2018 - Prix RTS du public de la Tournée
Schweizer Filmpreis - Bester Kurzfilm 2018
Fargo Film Festival 2018 - Winner Category Student
5th Destiny City Film Festival and Screenplay Competition - Excellence in Narrative Short Storytelling
OSCAR Shortlist BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT; 2018 by the Oscar Academy
STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD (Oscars) 2017, US - Best
Narrative (International Filmscools)
Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, 2017 Publikumspreis
St. Cloud Filmfest 2017, Minnesota USA; Jury Award
Top 5 Trailer 2017, by Film Shortage
Deutscher Nachwuchspreis First Steps 2017, DE - Nomination für den besten Mittellangen Film/
Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017 - Best of Festival Award
Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017 - Best Student Live Action Short 15'

 

Festivals



44. Student Academy Awards 2017
23. Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017
7. Québec City Film Festival 2017
17. Calgary International Film Festival 2017
21. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur 2017
15. TIFF Tirana International Film Festival 2017
16. RIFF Rome Independent Film Festival 2017
7. St. Cloud Filmfest, Minnesota 2017
29. Aguilar de Campoo Int. Short Film Festival 2017
14. Boulder International Film Festival 2018
39. Max Ophüls Preis 2018
28. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage 2018
53. Solothurner Filmtage 2018
27. Flickerfest, International Short Film Festival
18. Fargo Film Festival USA 2018
5. Destiny City Film Festival and Screenplay Competition 2018
2. MONA Filmfestival Belgien 2018
19. Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival 2018
23. Vilnius International Film Festival, Litauen 2018
22. REGARD Saguenay International Short Film Festival 2018
13. Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève (FIFOG), 2018
60. Rochester International Film Festival, USA 2018
20. Ismailia International Film Festival, Ägypten 2018
13. ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival, 2018
21. Brussels Short Film Festival, 2018
19. Newport Beach Film Festival, 2018
18. Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, 2018
51. WorldFest-Houston Film Festival - Remi Winner, 2018
58. Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Tschechien, 2018
58. KFF Krakow Film Festival, Polen, 2018
Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis 2018
47. Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist, 2018
Les Nuits en Or, Paris 2018
Ciné d?hier, Paris 2018
18. Festival International du 7e Art, Paris 2018
20. Brooklyn Film Festival, 2018
12. Psarokokalo International Short Film Festival, Athen, 2018
9. ONE Country ONE Film Int. Festival, Frankreich 2018
1. Indy Shorts Int. Film Festival, Indianapolis 2018
Edmonton intl. Film Festival, Canada 2018
DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington DC 2018
DokuFest intl. Documentary & Shortfilmfestival, Kosovo 2018