Children and Youth Filmfest nominees announced

The officials at Iran’s 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth have published the list of this round’s nominated films.

Isfahan (IMNA) - As reported by the festival’s news headquarters, after holding a voting session on September 4, the jury announced the nominees as follows:

Best Film for Children:
“White Forehead 2”, produced by Javad Hashemi  
“Pastarioni”, produced by Bita Mansouri
“Stammer”, produced by Mahmoud Fotouhi Shahabad

Best Film for Youth: 
“Orduckly”, produced by Ali Hazrati
“Chubby Boy”, produced by Hossein Qana’at
“Knockout”produced by Gholamreza Ramezani (a joint production of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults and Farabi Cinema Foundation)

Best Screenplay:
“Pastarioni”, written by Hamzeh Salehi
“Chubby Boy”, written by Hossein Qana’at
“Knockout”, written by Gholamreza Ramezani and Mitra Teimourian
“Stammer”, written by Maral Sajadi

Best Director:  
“Chubby Boy”, directed by Hossein Qana’at
“Pastarioni” directed by Soheil Movafagh
“Third Person Singular”, directed by Vahid Nikkhah Azad
“Knockout”, directed by Gholamreza Ramezani
“Stammer”, directed by Mohammadreza Haji Gholami

Best Animated Short (granted to the director):
“Porter”, directed by Darioush Oskoei
“Run Rostam Run”, directed by Hossein Molayemi
“The Fearful Night of Lomo”, directed by Sara Shafieipour
“Wolf and the Herd”, directed by Amir Houshang Moein
“Once Upon a Time…”, directed by Mahin Javaherian

Best Short Film (granted to the director): 
“Jome’ Gol”, directed by Mohammadreza Haji Gholami
“Pale White”, directed by Gholamreza Jafari
“Marlon”, directed by Dornaz Hajiha
“Like a Good Kid”, directed by Arian Vazir Daftari

Furthermore, the nominees for best actors are set to be announced in the closing ceremony.

Since there was only one work that managed to enter the animated feature film competition, the jury decided to honor the given work in a separate category.

Several cinema figures such as Marzieh Borumand, Behrouz Sho’aybi, Sahar Asrazad, Shabnam Moqadami, and Soroush Sehat were also present in event.
Presided by Alireza Rezadad, Iran’s 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth opened on August 30 in the historic city of Isfahan, slated to be wrapped up on September 5.

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