Saturday, April 27, 2013


NEW YORK, April 23, 2013

Continuing its tradition of groundbreaking excellence in 2D and 3D short films, the BE FILM Underground Film Festival 3D Stereoscopic category will feature several World and US premieres during its April 23-27 run in New York City.

The festival, now in its 10th year and 5th year of the 3D Category, will feature many world and U.S. premieres, as well as the debut of a 3D 60p HFR short and a 4K 3D short.

3D Short Films In Competition:

5m80 ( Animation ) Dir. Nicolas Devaux - World Premiere
ATMOSPHERE ( experimental ) Dir. Ikuo Nakamura - World Premiere
BEHIND THE SCREEN ( narrative ) Dir. Thomas Rio - US Premiere
EVERY ROSE HAS A NAME (experimental) Dir. Jeanne Guillot - World Premiere
FLAMINGO PRIDE 3D ( animation ) Dir. - Tomer Eshed - US Premiere
FORGET ME NOT ( narrative ) Dir Josephine Derobe - World Premiere
GENESIS ( experimental ) Dir. Noah Shulman - World Premiere
HORN QUEST ( narrative) Dir. Ryan Suits - World Premiere
LAPSE OF TIME ( narrative ) Dir. Celine Tricart - World Premiere
STEREOSCOPIC ADS ( specs ) Dir. Ben Dolphin - World Premiere
THE MOMMY CHAPTERS ( experimental ) Dir. Claudia Kunin - World Premiere
VERTIGE (narrative) Dir. Mathieu Brisebras & Christophe Gautry - US Premiere

Stereographers featured include:

• Josephine Derobe (Pina, Diary Of A Fridge)
• Jeanne Guillot (Amazonia, Makay, Pop’pea)
• Ryan Suits (Plasticity, De-Visions)
• Alonso Homs (The Great Gatsby)
• Ikuo Nakamura (Easter Island 3D)
• Celine Tricart (Derriere les murs, Reminicence)

Returning directors include Josephine Derobe who previously directed “Diary of a Fridge” (1st place in the 3D category at BeFilm 2011 ), Jeanne Guillot who previously directed “Train of Thought”, (1st place 3D category at BeFilm 2010) and Ryan Suits who has the distinction of having premiered a new 3D film in each of the 5 years of the 3D category.

Commercial director Noah Shulman and artist Ion Popian collaborated on their first 3D film, an experimental piece titled “Genesis”. Stereographer Alonso Homs shot the 60p HFR shot in New York City in early 2013.

Ikuo Nakamura’s world-renowned 3D time-lapse films have a new addition with the 4K “ATMOSPHERE” featuring world images that include the Aurora Borealis. The shoot took place in the northern regions of Canada and includes sequences shot with a 5km (3 Miles) interocular distance.

Recognized by MovieMaker Magazine as one of "25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" and praised for its "focus on forward-thinking artists," BE FILM has presented more than 1,000 short films from more than 30 countries across the globe. BE FILM has a history of selecting films that have gone on to win major accolades including Academy Award nominations and awards. The festival remains true to championing great films and proudly screens its selections in the best venues available. Venues include the Disney Park Avenue Screening Room, the Dolby Screening Room and the Crosby Screening Room.

BE FILM was the first film festival in the world to dedicate a category to 3D films. It showcases the variety of narrative, animated and experimental work produced in stereoscopic 3D from filmmakers around the world.

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