Jewish blind date

2015

Genre : Comedy of manners
Duration : 15 mins

Direction / Screenplay: Annaelle MORF
Cast: Estelle Darnault, Axel Fernandez,  Raphaël Vachoux, Joëlle Sechaud

Production : Dreampixies / ECAL (Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne)

Sale : SCO

Synopsis : Unhappy in love, Marie-Lou decides to reconnect with religion by marrying a practicing Jew. To get married, she will have to pass the test of chidou’h, une épreuve qui va déterminer la réussite ou l’echec de sa vie.

168 festival selections including 45 prizes:

  • 7th Crystal Palace International Film Festival (2015, Londres, UK) – BEST STUDENT FILM
  • 1st Miami Independent Film Festival, Narrative & Docs (2016, USA) – BEST NARRATIVE & DOCS SHORTS
  • 1st Canada Shorts, Canadian & International Short Film Festival (2015, Canada) – AWARD OF COMMENDATION
  • 14th SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival (2015, Concord, USA) – BEST FOREIGN FILM
  • 2nd Dirigo Student Film Festival (2016, Bristol, UK) – BEST ACTRESS & RUNNER-UP FOR BEST DIRECTOR
  • 16th Fargo Film Festival (2016, USA) – HONORABLE MENTION DESIGNATION
  • 8th WILDsound FEEDBACK and Screenplay Film Festival (2016, Toronto, Canada) – BEST MUSIC SCORE
  • 18e “Les toutes premières fois” (2016, Grasse, France) – GRAND PRIZE FOR COMEDY
  • 2nd Sandbar International Film Awards (2016, Newtownards, UK) – BEST SCREENPLAY & RUNNER-UP FOR BEST PERFORMANCE
  • 3rd Apex Short Film & Music Video Festival (2016, Rochester, USA) – BEST ROMANCE
  • Short Film Corner, Marché du film (2016, Cannes, France) – HEART STROKE
  • Ha-Brigada, 1st Near Nazareth Festival (2016, Ha-Brigada, Israel) – COMEDY WINNER
  • 2nd INDIE Hype, Short Film (2016, Syndey, Australie) – AWARD OF MERIT SPECIAL MENTION: Jewish (Student)
  • Sarajevo, 2nd Viva Film Festival, 2016 – BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
    1st PLACE – GOLDEN WOOD
  • 3e “Les rencontres du Cout-Métrage” (2016, Bourg-en-Bresse, France) – BEST ACTRESS
  • 2nd Top Indie Film Awards (2016, USA) – BEST ACTRESS – BEST WRITING – BEST ROMANTIC COMEDY
  • 2nd ACME Comedy Film Night (2016, Los Angeles, USA) – BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
  • 5th Inigo Film Festival (TIFF) (2016, Cracovie, Pologne) – BEST HUMOR AND SPIRITUALITY
  • 21st Stony Brook Film Festival (2016, Stony Brook, USA) – AUDIENCE AWARD BEST SHORTS
  • 1st Media Adventures International Film Festival (2016, Cedar Rapids, USA) – BEST STUDENT FILM
  • 4th International Film Awards Berlin (2016, Allemagne) – HONORABLE MENTION AWARD
  • 3rd Another Independent International Film Festival (2016, Eau Claire, USA) – BEST FILM – BEST FOREIGN
  • The 2nd New Classic Cinema Film Festival (2016, Seattle, USA) – BEST LONG SHORT – BEST DIRECTOR – BEST ACTRESS
  • 2nd American GrindHouse Film Festival (2016, Miami, USA) – BEST FOREIGN FILM SHORTS
  • The 6th Best Actors Film Festival (2016, San Fransisco, USA) – BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SHORT (Estelle Darnault & Axel Fernandez)
  • 2nd Kiwi International Film Festival (2016, Auckland, New-Zealand) – BEST NARRATIVE SHORTS
  • The 1st Sao Paulo Times Film Festival (2016, Brésil) – BEST COMEDY SHORTS FILM
  • 4th Headline International Film Festival (2016, USA) – HONORABLE MENTION DESIGNATION
  • 2nd North American Film Awards (2016, Canda/USA) – BRONZE AWARD
  • 10th Indie Fest USA International Film & Music Festival (2016, Garden Grove, USA) – BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE SHORTS
  • 16th Nashville Jewish Film Festival (2016, Nashville, USA) – BEST STUDENT FILM
  • 7th Oregon International Film Awards (2016, Oregon, USA) – SILVER AWARD BEST STUDENT SHORTS