:World War Cup
UK, 2016, 7 min
World War Cup | Trailer from Simon Ellis on Vimeo.
A grim display of misguided patriotism and tribal thuggery during the England-Germany 2010 World Cup football match.
- Director Bio
- Festivals And Awards
Simon's short films have received many international festival awards and have been presented collectively in retrospective programmes at over a dozen film festivals worldwide. His BAFTA and European Academy Award nominated short film Soft won 38 prizes including the International Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and Best Short Film at the BIFAs. He is the only director to feature twice in the prestigious Cinema 16 DVD series amongst heavyweights Ridley Scott, Christopher Nolan, Tim Burton and Mike Leigh.
Hamburg IShFF 2016.