In his remarkable passage through ten festivals of great trajectory, two recognitions: for Best Director at the ”LUSCA FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL” in Puerto Rico and the jury’s honorable mention at ”THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES”, Two new awards are added.
The Shadow of Your Smile wins the award for best film at the eleventh version of the BANGALORE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (India), the most important recognition for a cinematographic work. This award recognizes the work of the entire technical and artistic team of the short film as it highlights the technical and artistic quality that results in a product capable of attracting those who see it.
The second prize, and no less important, has been awarded to Julian Diáz for his character Lagrimón, who was chosen as best actor, a more than deserved award for the person who played the protagonist of this story.
About the award for best film, the executive producer, May Mc’Causland, from Studio AYMAC comments: ”This is the most awaited award of all, it is a recognition of the professionals involved, it is the result of an ambitious and beautiful work in equipment. This award belongs to everyone and for everyone… Thanks to every being who put love into the creation of this work that has traveled the world and that reaffirms that we fall in love not only with our continent, but with a continent that vibrates with cinema, because winning in India on such a prestigious stage fills us with great satisfaction and reaffirms that we did well.”
Actor Julian Diaz also wanted to express his thanks to the public and the judges through the following message: “First of all, I thank my father Elegua for opening the paths for me to get here, the Studio AYMAC team led by May and Gustavo , to our director Carlos, to Teresa, to Johanna, to José, to my fellow actors on set, to the great Alvarito Rodriguez, to Marleyda Soto… In short, the list is long and my joy is immense, infinite thanks to all those who have believed in Lagrimón and in The Shadow of Your Smile. ’’
The Bangalore festival is held in the center of the Kannada film industry, better known as Karnataka cinema, where more than 80 films are produced each year, as well as being a stage recognized as one of the most active and vibrant cities in theater culture. . For this reason, winning in India is the dream of many and for our actor Julian Diaz it is a great honor.
The The Shadow of Your Smile team celebrates this third and fourth recognition that comes from a land that loves, produces and knows cinema. Thank you Asia, Thank you India!
We hope to culminate this cycle of international circulation with more good news for this Colombian short film that has been touring the world.
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With Over 6 nominations, an honorable mention in Cannes and the award for Best Director in Puerto Rico, The Shadow of Your Smile will be screened for the third time in the United States and for the first time in Italy. America and Europe have opened the doors to director Carlos Ospina’s experimental narrative, and these new nominations are the sample.
The Shadow of Your Smile continues to make people talk, this time, by winning the Best Short Film Director award at the ‘‘ LUSCA FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL ’’, one of the most important genre festivals in the world.
Carlos Ospina’s film, collects its first prize in one of the most important stages for cinema worldwide, in the eighteenth version in ‘‘THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES’’ (FIFP).