A German sailing boat on the Mediterranean picks up a distress call. Max and his daughter Emily relay the mayday call and set course for the ship in distress, but as they learn more about the situation, it presents them with a tough dilemma. A chamber play on the open sea.
English, German, French and Italian subtitles available.
Short of the Week: shortoftheweek.com/2018/08/28/mayday-relay/
FILMMAKER OF THE FUTURE – Watersprite International Student Film Festival 2018, UK
BEST GERMAN FILM – Petersburger Dialog Film Festival 2017, Russia
BEST FOREIGN FILM – Chalon Tout Court 2017, France
NOMINATED FOR THE GOLDEN LOLA – German Short Film Award 2016
ARTE SHORT FILM AWARD – Filmschool Fest Munich 2016, Germany
PRÄDIKAT "BESONDERS WERTVOLL" – German Film and Media Evaluation Organization
ROGER DEAKINS AWARD – Plymouth Film Festival 2016, UK
AUDIENCE AWARD – Plymouth Film Festival 2016, UK
SPECIAL MENTION FOR THE SCREENPLAY – Festival du Cinéma Européen 2016, France
HONORABLE MENTION – Film Festival Max Ophüls Prize 2016, Germany