|Andres Aquino's couture dress at the red carpet Cannes Film Festival|
Critics have called the Cannes Global Short Film Awards Gala and Luxury Fashion Shows an event you not to be missed during the Cannes International Film Festival. This year’s festive event will be held on Saturday May 19, 2018 at the famed Intercontinental Carlton Cannes on the prestigious Boulevard La Croisette.
According GSF Awards Festival Director Andres Aquino: "This will be our third annual unforgettable evening of short film awards, luxe fashion, beautiful models, world-class entertainment, gourmet dinner, drinks, music and dancing."
Members of the international press will be covering the event. Top fashion media house Logos Publishing, publishers of Collezioni Haute Couture, Collezioni Donna, and many more, has partnered with the event. Another top sponsor is Qoobex, which is set to launch its cutting edge 3D super smartphone and the first global 3D content distribution platform. Qoobex will be filming the event in 3D.
In addition to the 2018 Global Short Film Awards winners, a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Franc D'Ambrosio (The Godfather 3, star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera with over 2,600 performances, more), who will also perform some of his iconic songs. A Top Designer and Top Model will also receive awards.
An international panel of judges selected the winners from dozens of outstanding entries from many countries. The 2018 Global Short Film Awards winners are:
Best Actor: Sasha Feldman, A Date in 2025
Best Actress: Catherine Roberts, Pearl
Best Animated Film: Heavenkid
Best Beauty Film: The Flower of Life
Best Dance Film: Taste of Night
Best Drama: Blind Faith
Best Fashion Film: Pearl
Best Music Film: Taste of Night
Best Romance Film: Till Death Do Us Part
Best Science and Technology Film: Glycotreat: Using Glycans to Cure Cancer
Best Science Fiction Film: A Date in 2025
Best Social Concern Film: MUM
Best Travel Film: City of My Heart
Best Young Talent: Gunn Mihani, MUM
Acting Rising Star: Janel Tanna
Best Director: TBA in Cannes
Best Film: TBA in Cannes
In addition to Franc D’Ambrosio, performers scheduled for the Cannes event include Soprano Alexandra Hrabova, young Romanian singing sensation Doinita Ionita, award-winning Romanian singer Raisandra, pianist Prince Igor, soprano Valeria Florencio and tenor David Paez. Famed European DJ Kocelia Chougar will also be part of the festivities.
Guests will enjoy luxury fashion shows by designers including JAL Fashion by Chirawan Lewis, Andres Aquino, Pure Elegance by Parna Ghose, Thuyet Le and more.
Tickets to the gala: http://bit.ly/cannes-gala
More information: www.GlobalShortFilmAwards.com and