The Portuguese short film “ THE LONE WOLF by Filipe Melo shortlisted in the race for the Oscars®!
It is with great joy that we announce that the Portuguese short film The Lone Wolf, directed by Filipe Melo and produced by Sandra Faria (Força de Produção), is among the 15 semi-finalist films (short list) in the category of Best Short Fiction at the Oscars®.
This international film is distributed by the distribution company h264, located in Montreal.
The news was revealed Wednesday evening during the unveiling of all the shortlisted films on the Academy’s website. The film is represented by h264, a Quebec distribution box that accompanied the films Wildcat by Jeremy Comte and Daisy by Marianne Farley nominated in the same category in 2019.
“I’ve been watching all the Oscars since I was a kid, it’s like Christmas Eve for me. It’s such a magical night – and being on the shortlist shortlist really means a lot to us. It’s the greatest honor of my life and I feel so, so grateful for this moment. » – Filipe Melo, director
The film was screened at a variety of festivals such as Curtas Vila Do Conde, REGARD Festival, Aesthetica International Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF). The film also won Best Short Fiction at the prestigious Sophia Awards ceremony held by the Portuguese Film Academy.
We will know on January 24 if the film will be among the 5 short films officially nominated in the category of Best short fiction film. The 95th Academy Awards® will take place on March 12, 2023.
THE LONE WOLF
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Founded in Montreal in 2015, h264 has distributed several successful short films including Fauve et Marguerite. Over the years, the distribution box has also developed great expertise in digital distribution by organizing the Festival Plein(s) Ecran(s), the very first film festival in the world taking place entirely on Facebook. h264 also offers aggregation services to deliver content on major digital platforms and has specialized since May 2021 in the distribution of feature films, while continuing to invest in the world of short films. (https://www.h264distribution.com)
About Forca de Producão
We are a stage, television and film production company based in Lisbon with extensive experience in the creation and production of artistic content. We are also specialized in the management and booking of artists, musicians and shows. We are in charge of the management, production and programming of two large theaters in Lisbon. Our activity is mainly focused on the production of plays and on the management and booking of artists. It has expanded into other areas, such as film and television production, working exclusively in that department with a very strict group of artists, whose value we deeply believe as creators and whose value we have confidence in the artistic vision, potential and abilities, and with which we identify, so we are very selective about the projects we choose to undertake in these particular areas. Our mission, common to all our projects regardless of its core, is simple: to create cultural and entertainment content with passion and conviction, establishing close relationships and stimulating the creativity and potential of those who work with us, always trying, at the same time, to reach a large number of people. We deeply believe that doing things out of love, passion, belief and hard work can really make a difference and that is always our deepest motivation.
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OSCARS®: h264 announces a film in pre-selection! – CTVM.info