The short film Rip Pole, directed by Jorge Yúdice, has entered into the final of the tenth Concurso de Cortos RNE (Spain) and is one of the 10 candidates that are contesting for the sizeable Jury's Prize, consisting of € 3,000. In addition, you can assure with your online vote that Rip Pole will become the winner of the Audience Award.
The ten finalists of the X Concurso de Cortos de RNE (Spain), held by Radio Nacional de Spain —Spanish public radio—, have been unveiled yet. Rip Pole, the short film directed by Jorge Yúdice, is going to be one of those finalists and will fight for the awards of this film competition.
117 shorts were submitted for entering into the 2018 edition of the Concurso de Cortos de RNE. Thus, more than 1,000 shorts have been submitted to this festival since it has been established.
This year, as all previous years, just a few films will contest for the two awards of the X Concurso de Cortos de RNE: the Jury's Prize to the Best Short Film —consisting of € 3,000— and the Audience Award.
The ten finalists of the current edition are:
- 16 semanas by Carlota Coronado,
- Fugaz by Herminio Cardiel,
- Happy ending by Fernando González,
- Llegar by K. Prada & J. Prada,
- Omnisciente by Jorge Moratal,
- P.J. by Luis Oravilla,
- ¿Playa o montaña? by Herminio Cardiel,
- Rip Pole by Jorge Yúdice,
- Sonríe by Pablo Vara, and
- Un día en el parque by Diego Porral.
After the announcement of this year's finalists, the X Concurso de Cortos de RNE has moved to a new phase. From today, Tuesday 5th June, until Wednesday 13rd, visitor of the web site of RTVE —Spanish public radio and TV— may vote for their favourite shorts at: http://www.rtve.es/radio/20180604/mira-10-finalists-del-concurso-shorts-rne-vota-tu-favorito/1744842.shtml. The most voted short will become the winner of the Audience Award, an award without prize money.
For its part, the Jury of the X Concurso de Cortos de RNE will join coming Thursday 14th June and will announce the winner of the Jury's Prize to the Best Short Film. This award is actually a cash-prize. The winner will receive € 3,000. This cash-prize must be employed to produce a new film.