Our favorite fashion film festival A Shaded View On Fashion Film – the international fashion film festival founded by journalist and icon Diane Pernet presented it’s 8th edition earlier this month at Centre Pompidou in Paris. ASVOFF8 showcased over 80 short films and invited the french couturiers Jean Paul Gaultier to be this year’s jury president.
In addition to the short-film competition and awarding show the festival offered special screenings, live performances, conferences and thematic sessions with pretigious guests such as Iris Van Herpen, Mathias Kiss, Nicolas Godin, Nicolas Saada and Colin McDowell. Let’s take a look on this year’s winners, awarded films ASVOFF8
ASVOFF Grand Prix 2015: Hungry For Love by Justin Ambrosino
Best Art Direction: Kitchen by Tim Yip
Best Styling: Advanced Style Men by Lisa Plioplyte with Ari Seth Cohen for Nowness
Best Sound Design: Gianluca Andreucci for Wonder Mark by Ivam Olita
Beauty Prize / awarded by Shu Uemura:
Team Leslie Kee for The Independents by Leslie Kee for Yohji Yamamoto
Best Advertising: Peep Shoe by Lernert & Sander for 3.1 Phillip Lim
Best Emerging Talent: Under by Kevin Frilet
Best Student Prize selected by Pascal Mourier:
JO! by Septa Absharin Husna for Siqi Wu and
Special Mention: Benedetta Barzini in Spirit of our time by Livia Alcalde for Tom Rebl.
Jean Paul Gaultier President, Emmanuel Asmar, Dimitri Chamblas, Lyne Cohen Solal, Eric Daman, Andrew Davis, Marc Happel, Dominique Jakob, Stephen Jones, Butheina Kazim, Mathias Kiss, Harold Koda, Rem D Koolhaas, Maarten Le Roy, Jean-Pierre Marois, Alain Mikli, Pascal Mourier, RANKIN, Donald Schneider
Since its launch in 2008, ASVOFF has gained critical acclaim for encouraging both emerging and established artists to reconsider the way that fashion is presented and for challenging the conventional parameters of film. ASVOFF debuts in Paris during fashion week and tours the globe with subsequent screenings at prestigious institutions and events like the Barbican, the Guggenheim and Cannes Film Festival in a host of creative capitals such as New York, London, Tokyo, Milan, Moscow, Mexico City and Caixa Forum Barcelona in the Spanish city. ASVOFF is not only a competition of short fashion, style and beauty films but also a traveling international event showcasing feature films, documentaries, conferences, performances and installations are making it a must-see on both the fashion calendar and the film circuit. Genre-bending and groundbreaking, it has already brought together such illustrious names as Chris Cunningham, Róisín Murphy, Nick Knight, Erwin Olaf, Nobuyoshi Araki, Tilda Swinton, Steven Klein, Mike Figgis, Chloe Sevigny, Dita Von Teese, Max Vadukul, Bruce Weber and Ryan McGinley as well as Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Gareth Pugh, Sergio Rossi, Hussein Chalayan, Mr. Pearl, Rodarte, Givenchy, Yohji Yamamoto & Thom Browne.