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The 2024 Bafta Nominated Short Films

The prestigious BAFTA Awards have once again brought to light the incredible talent that exists in the world of cinema, and this time, it’s the short films that are stealing the spotlight. The 2024 BAFTA Nominated Short Films showcase a diverse array of storytelling, innovation, and artistic expression.
Bafta Short Film 2024

The 2024 Bafta Nominated Short Films

The prestigious BAFTA Awards have once again brought to light the incredible talent that exists in the world of cinema, and this time, it’s the short films that are stealing the spotlight. The 2024 BAFTA Nominated Short Films showcase a diverse array of storytelling, innovation, and artistic expression.
Bafta Short Film 2024
Best British Short Film

 

Festival of Slaps

A Nigerian mother’s slap triggers a humorous reflection on cultural stereotypes.

 

Gorka


A French exchange student arrives in England but his arrival coincides with some bad news.

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Jellyfish and Lobster (WINNER)


Brought together serendipitously in a moment of mischief, two elderly care home residents form an unlikely relationship when they make an enchanted discovery.

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Such A Lovely Day

Seen through the eyes of Sam, we are taken on a journey through the loveliest of days. A glorious family gathering in a perfect English summer garden. There’ll be lunch under the mulberry tree, wine, games and dancing. And then, of course, this being a party, there’ll be a surprise.

 

Yellow

In Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, a woman walks into a chadari store in Kabul to buy her first full-body veil and face an uncertain future.

 

Best British Short Animation

 

Crab Day (WINNER)


As part of a fishing community’s annual ritual, a young boy must kill his first crab in order to become a man and gain his father’s approval.

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Visible Mending


A short animated documentary about the ways we repair ourselves through knitting, even when we can’t be fully mended.

 

Wild Summon


A natural history fantasy film, following the dramatic lifecycle of the wild salmon in human form.

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