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RFC 3-2008 Archives

RFC 3-2008 Archives

RFC 3 – April 21 to 26, 2008: The festival deploys its wings

The third edition of the Short Film Festival took place in Antananarivo from the 22nd to 26th, April 2008 on the initiative of the French Institute of Madagascar and the Iris Association. The screening sessions allowed a thousand festival-goers to discover films from all around the world. For the first time, these meetings hosted  international professionals who fuelled debates and exchanges. The festival also inaugurated its first Kino Kabaret. The challenge was to make as many short films as possible in 72 hours and then project them at the end of the 3rd day to the public. A real success with 36 participants for 21 films made!

Statistics of the festival

-4 500 festival-goers
-155 films projected from around the world, 21 projection sessions including 1 open-air session and 1 Hors-les-murs at the University of Antananarivo
-11 awareness sessions at schools located on the capital since the festival took the responsability on image education
-1 Round Table, 1 conference-debate, 1 video-slam-concert exposition photo-video
-1 Kino Kabaret: 36 parcticipants, 21 films made
-34 films received in the competition, 12 selected and 5 films awarded by an international jury

-4 International guests

The winners 2008

1st prize: KNOWLEDGE/ILM by Rida ANDRIANTOMANGA/Animation/3 ‘
2nd Prize: THE BUBBLE of Mamihasina RAMINOSOA /Fiction/9 ‘
3rd Prize: SURVIVAL of ANDRY RARIVONANDRASANA/Documentary/11 ‘ 36
Special Mention of the Jury: FISHING AT AMBILA LEMAITSO OF Tovoniaina RASOANAIVO /Documentary/11 ‘ 44
Special Price – 25 years old: LITTLE BOY/BOAY KELY of Mamitiana RANDRIANARISOA/Animation 2d/1 ‘ 39

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