cinematography /// constanze schmitt


A Gentle Night

China 2017

15 minutes

Director: Qiu Yang

In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gentle into this good night.


* 70th Festival de Cannes, Short Film Competition

     Palme d'Or du Court Métrage

* Moscow International Film Festival

* International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo

* Melbourne International Film Festival

* Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival

* Toronto International Film Festival

     Honorable Mention for Best International Short

* Pluk de Nacht - Open Air Film Festival, Amsterdam

* Concorto Film Festival

* Pacific Meridian Film Festival, Vladivostok

* Riga International Film Festival, Latvia

* Calgary International Film Festival, Canada

* Telluride Film Festival, Colorado

* New York Film Festival

* Pancevo Film Festival, Serbia

* Batumi International Art-House Film Festival, Georgia

     Best Short Film Award

* Busan International Film Festival, Korea

* Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo, Mexico

* Athens International Film Festival, Greece

* El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt

* Manaki Brothers - International Cinematographers Film Festival, Macedonia

* THESS International Short Film Festival, Thessaloniki

* Reykjavík International Film Festival, Iceland

* FESTCURTASBH - Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, Brazil

* Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia

     Best Cinematography Award

* Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Italy

* Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest, Romania

* International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

     Best Short Film

* Chicago International Film Festival

     Silver Hugo

* Filmmaker Day, Italy

* Philadelphia Film Festival, USA

     Best Short Film

* QCinema International Film Festival, Philippines

* International Best of Short Films Festival, France

* Film Front - International Short Film Festival, Serbia

* Catholic Film Festival, Korea

* Dong Film Fest, Italy

* Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival, China

* Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland

* Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden

* Denver Film Festival, USA

* Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Taiwan

* Sulmona International Film Festival, Italy

     Best Cinematography Award

* Panorama International Coisa de Cinema, Brazil

* AFI Fest, USA

* Gijón International Film Festival, Spain

* Exground Filmfest, Germany

* International Bosphorus Film Festival, Turkey

* La Orquidea Film Festival, Ecuqador

* IFF Sleepwalkers, Estonia

* Crossing the Screen, UK

* Festival Tous Courts, France

* Whistler Film Festival, Canada

* Tenerife Shorts, Spain

* Verín International Short Film Festival, Spain

* Pendance Film Festival, Canada

* London Short Film Festival, UK

* Antarctic Short, Documentary and Animation Film Festival, Antarctic

* Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong

* Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival, Nepal

* PÖFF Shorts, Estonia