2020/2021 Annual Awards – The Online Edition: Block 3.8 – Dark Comedies II

January 25th -31st, 2022

Waiting for Deading

Waiting for Deading

Two apprentice Grim Reapers are sent on their first assignment, but everything turns from bad to even f-ing worse when this bickering duo stray from the protocol.

Directed by Paul Sestakov (USA)

Dead People Problems

A brother and sister find out that the dead can be just as – if not more – annoying than the living. They will have to survive some real horror, and also some really, really annoying horror.

Directed by Paul William Dawkins (Australia)

Symptoms May Include Shortness of Breath

A business traveler and a girl with a secret meet in a lavish hotel bar one night. The decisions they make in that moment will change their lives forever, leaving them to wonder how it all went so wrong so quickly.

Directed by Ben Hess (USA)

Here’s to the Mammoth

The young actor Julian should be overjoyed: He gets to play the leading role in a prestigious art movie. But the pressure on the film set takes him to his limits. Director Windebørg turns out to be a tyrant and co-actress Francesca brings Julian’s inadequacies to light with her self-confident manner. During the filming of a sex scene his nervousness reaches new heights, which eventually jeopardizes the course of his career.

Directed by Toni Heye (Germany)