The DaKINO 26 Short Film Competition Awards

The DaKINO 26 Short Film Competition featured 26 titles selected by Ionuț Mareș, Cristi Mărculescu and George Mihalcea.


The Awards were announced within the Closing Ceremony that took place on March 5th, at ARCUB, and were granted by the DaKINO 26 Festival - starring actor Adrian Titieni, as Jury president; film critic Cristina Corciovescu; the programmer of the Elvira Popescu Cinema, Boglarka Nagy; actress Andreea Vasile and director Andrei Gruzsniczki.


Trofeu DaKINO - Premiile pentru Competiția de scurtmetraj DaKINO 26


The DaKINO 26 Trophy, Best Short Film


Germany, 2016, 19 min

Directed by: Sophie Linnenbaum

Out of mere loneliness, Paul ends up falling out of his frame. Struggling to be seen again, he gets to meet The Outtakes - a support group for people with film defects.


Trofeul DaKINO 26, Cel mai bun scurtmetraj - [OUT OF FRA]ME


Best Director


Malaysia, 2016, 2 min

Directed by: Emir Ezwan

The night time adventure of a 10 rinngit bill.


Premiul pentru regie -  RM10


Best Screenplay


UK, 2016, 9 min

Directed by: Jac Clinch

Alan Brown uses the divine powers of precognition to foresee the fate of mankind... and breakfast. Meanwhile, Wendy has had enough of being married to "the next step in cognitive evolution".


Premiul pentru scenariu THE ALAN DIMENSION


The Special Jury Award


Germany, 2016, 8 min

Directed by: Joschka Laukeninks

A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, will one day be gone.


Premiul special al juriului - BACKSTORY


Special Jury Award for Best Experimental Short


Hungary, 2016, 8 min

Directed by: Tamás Köszegi

The office photocopier sees much more than we can imagine, as anything can happen in the darkness of the copy room.


Premiul special pentru film experimental - THE COPYIST


Special Jury Award for Best Animated Short


Russia, 2016, 8 min

Directed by: Dina Velikovskaya

Kukuschka is a bird, who follows the Sun. It seems to her as if she already could touch It, but the Sun is still far away. Suddenly she is not alone anymore, but for two it's even more difficult to keep going so fast.


Premiul special pentru animație - KUKUSCHKA


Audience Award - as per our audience vote


Romania, 2016, 20 min

Directed by: Cătălin Drăghici

"Family trip" is a touching story about priorities, as perceived from the perspective of a father whose professional duties tend to take over his family time.


Premiul publicului - acordat conform voturilor primite de la spectatori - PLECAREA / FAMILY TRIP


The 26th edition of the DaKINO International Film Festival ran 1st to 5th March, at Cinema PRO, Cinema Muzeul Țăranului and ARCUB.