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SPAINBest short film award for ‘Ebb and Flow’

The video Ebb and Flow by Gabriel Mascaro, made in 2011 thanks to a grant for videographic production from the ArtAids Foundation, has won the best short film award at the fifth Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival [], which was held from 31 July to 4 August and introduces the best of independent film in Brazil each year. The jury was composed of producer Rafael Sampaio, curator Bernardo Rondeau and journalist Mariane Morisawa. Since its premiere, the video has also been shown at international film festivals in Melbourne (Australia), Oberhausen (Germany), Gdansk (Poland), Miami (United States) and Lisbon (Portugal), among many others.

These are the festivals where Ebb and Flow has been shown so far:


- 25th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – Refletcing Images / Doc U competition.

- International Film Festival of Rajasthan 2012 – Best Direction

- 9th LAFF (Latin American Film Festival)

- 30 Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) - Shorts Competition

- 5th International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands – Go Short Award for the Best Short Documentary Film

-10th IndieLisboa – Emerging Cinema

- 45th Oberhausen Short Film Festival – International Competition, Special Mention, International Jury

- Gdansk DocFilm Festival – (Dis)Ability Section

- Make Dox (Creative Documentary Film Festival)

- Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, UK

- Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival 2013, USA – Winner of Short Competition

- Melbourne International Film Festival 2013, Australia – Documentary Shorts


- 45th Brasilia Film Festival – Candango Award for best editing, world premiere

- 8th Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema – Special Jury Prize for Best Short Film

- Curta Rio de Janeiro – Special Jury Prize Best Short Film

- 19 Vitoria Cine Video

- V Janela Internacional de Cinema do Recife – Official Jury, Best Sound & FEPEC Award, Best Short

- III Cachoeira Doc – Young Jury, Best Short

- Hemisfério / Halvkugle – Non-competitive screening

- 16 Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes – Popular Jury Prize Best Short & Canal Brasil TV Award Best Short

- 12th Mostra do Filme Livre – Official Jury Award for Best Short

- 3 Cinerama BC

- Cine Documenta

- Festival Internacional de Cinema e Vídeo Ambiental

- 20 Cinesul (Festival Ibero-Americano de Cinema e Vídeo)

- Festival de Cinema Latino-Americano de São Paulo

- 8 MOSCA (Mostra Audiovisual de Cambuquira) – Mostra Brasil