32nd festival
10–13 April 2019
  • Norsk
  • Amandus OPEN and Runner-ups

    This article is written for an older edition of the festival, and may contain content that is no longer valid.

    Here are the last Amandus films of the year. Together with the previously announced Amandus JUNIOR, YOUTH and STUDENT films, the festival will screen 101 short films made by young filmmakers, submitted to our competitions.

    Amandus OPEN

    Amandus OPEN is the festival’s newest category, where young filmmakers from all over the world are invited to send in their films. The only criteria is that the films has to be made by unestablished filmmakers under the age of 26. We are proud to present a very exciting list of 14 films, from seven different countries.

  • A Bully by Fredrik Holmen Lillegraven (Norway)
  • Apples by Milda Baginskaite (United Kingdom)
  • Be prepared by Malthe Elgaard (Denmark)
  • Bird Song by Yannis Skouras, Dimitris Gazis (Greece)
  • EROSION by Christoffer Glans (Sweden)
  • Friday the 24th by Daniel Niklasson (Sweden)
  • Förebilder by Elin Övergaard (Sverige)
  • Out of Breath by Arnaud Siad (Iceland)
  • OverLove by Lucas Helth (Denmark)
  • SOFT AWARENESS by Cecilie Flyger Hansen (Denmark)
  • Something Finally Happens by Henrik Dahlbring (Sweden)
  • The Boy in the Ocean by Friedrich Tiedtke (Denmark)
  • The First Feather by Sine Juhl (Denmark)
  • Warp by Elif Buse Günay (Turkey)
  • *Förebilder was automaticly nominated after winning the Amandus Price during the November festival in Sweden last fall.


    This year we will also screen a number of films in the category called Runner-ups. These are films that are not competing in any competition, but is screened at the cinema during the festival. The 27 films in the category consists of films submitted in the other categories.

  • Bak kameraet by Rikke Lydersen Simonsen
  • Beyond the Rain by Sara Gjesdal (Høgskolen i Lillehammer, Norway)
  • Captain Mohawk & Tryggvi the Journalist by Daði Einarsson (Iceland)
  • Compass by Bergur Árnason (Kvikmyndaskóli Íslands, Iceland)
  • Det de trenger – Fyah Yardie by Philip Geertsen
  • Face the Strange by Christian Voldborg Andersen (Denmark)
  • Falafel: The Musical by Anders Hannigan
  • Fredrikstad Queens by Veronika Høyer-Stenersen
  • Giitu by Olve Aslaksen (Westerdals Oslo ACT, Norway)
  • Havaristen by Mone Frogg Christiansen
  • Jeg lever så lite by Anders Honningdal
  • KYRIE by Sondre Masvie
  • Livet som pårørende by Amalie Marie Holt
  • Norwegian Wood by Sondre Masvie
  • Replay by Emily Louisa Millan Eide (Høgskolen i Innlandet - Lillehammer / TV-skolen, Norway)
  • Rose Garden by Hannu-Pekka Peltoma (ELO Film School Helsinki, Finland)
  • SHOTGUN by Eric Dirnes og Amund Teien-Lund
  • Select Welcome by Siri Nerbø (HiOA, filmkunst, Norway)
  • September by Lisa Jespersen (The National Film School of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Straitjacket by Charlotte Randeris (European Film College, Denmark)
  • Syli by Anna Äärela (ELO Film School Helsinki, Finland)
  • The Fucking Story by Sunny P. Sharma og Ulfur K. Eyjolfsson
  • The small pleasures by Kristina Chap (Den norske TV-skolen/Høgskolen i Lillehammer(nå høgskolen i Innlandet), Norway)
  • Wild Beasts by Sverre Kvamme (Nordland kunst- og filmfagskole, Norway)
  • Your Height, Your Stance by Sverre Matias Glenne (Nordland Kunst- og filmfagskole, Norway)

    Technical inforamtion about screening copy can be found here.