With his short film 'Shipwreck', Morgan Knibbe won more than 20 awards, including two Oscar qualifiers, the Bill Douglas Awards at GSFF15, the Silver Leopard at Locarno Film Festival and a nomination for a European Film Award. His debut feature 'Those Who Feel the Fire Burning' was the Dutch submission to the Academy Awards for the category of Documentary Feature. Nominated at IDFA for best documentary feature, it also won the prize for best doc in Guanajuato and received very positive reviews. He went onto direct the short documentary 'The Atomic Soldiers', which premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam and won the Dutch Directors Guild Grand Prix for Best Film of 2018. Morgan is currently working on his first fiction feature.
Talking Shorts is delighted to present you to Glasgow Short Film Festival’s brand-new podcast, available here, on the festival's website and on all major podcast platforms.
In the approach to GSFF 2021 the festival will be releasing eleven episodes. Nine episodes feature conversations between the previous winners of the Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film and a member of that year's jury. Glasgow Short Podcast will also bring you a conversation between the curators and some of the filmmakers of the strand Barbed Wire Love: Artists, Filmmakers and their North of Ireland Troubles, and a summary of the whole festival programme, featuring various members of the festival team and their guest curators.
GSFF's 2015 Bill Douglas Award winner, 'Shipwreck', takes place at a harbour after a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sank off the coast of an Italian island. Listen to director Morgan Knibbe in conversation with GSFF Co-Director Sanne Jehoul for the latest Glasgow Short Podcast episode.
The podcast is produced by Halina Rifai from Glasgow Podcart and A Sonic Hug, with music by Lewis den Hertog.
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