EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY among the ten short film Oscar finalists

Patrick Vollrath’s EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY has made it on the shortlist of the ten live action short films running for an Academy Awards nomination in the Best Short Film category.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected the finalists among no less than 144 submissions. Nominations will follow  on January 14, 2016. See the whole list:

«Everything remains clean, colorful, and full of false promises.»

Stephan Richter


Stephan Richter talks about his directorial debut ONE OF US, inspired by the death of a 14-year-old boy, who was shot in the back by a policeman while breaking into a supermarket.  ONE OF US celebrates its world premiere at San Sebastián as one of the contenders in the New Directors Competition.

Bronze Student Academy Award to Patrick Vollrath

Only two days after the First Steps Award, Patrick Vollrath receives the BRONZE STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD in Los Angeles.

«This is a film of devastating emotive force.»

...stated the jury of the Melbourne IFF, awarding Patrick Vollrath’s student Oscar nominee Everything Will Be Okay with the City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film.