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4 Oscars for EAVE graduates

Awards February 2019

American Academy Awards / the Oscars

EAVE graduates won four Oscars© at this years’s American Academy Awards:

  • ROMA by Alfonso Cuaron, producer: PUENTES graduate Nicolas Celis Lopez, co-producer: EAVE graduate Sandino Saravia Vinay scooped Best Director and Best Cinematography as well as Best Foreign-language film
  • THE FAVOURITE by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney won Best Actress (Olivia Colman)

https://oscar.go.com/


French Academy Awards / the Césars

  • CUSTODY (JUSQU’A LA GARDE) by Xavier Legrand, producer: EAVE graduate Alexandre Gavras scooped four Césars at the French Academy Awards, including Best Film, Best Actress (Léa Drucker), Best Screenplay, and Best Editing
  • LITTLE HANDS (LES PETITS MAINS) by Rémi Alliers, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland won a César for Best Short Film

www.academie-cinema.org

Berlinale Awards

EAVE graduates have been extremely successful at the International Film Festival Berlin, winning the Golden Bear and three Silver Bears, two prizes in the Generation sections and 11 awards handed out by Independent Juries:

Golden Bear for Best Film

  • SYNONYMS by Nadav Lapid, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach

Silver Bear, Alfred Bauer Prize

  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann

Silver Bear for Best Director

  • I WAS AT HOME, BUT by Angela Schanelec, co-producer: EAVE graduate Natasa Damnjanovic

Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution

  • OUT STEALING HORSES by Hans Petter Moland, co-producer: EAVE graduate Lizette Jonjic


Generation

Honorable Mention by the Generation Kplus International Jury

  • MY EXTRAORDINARY SUMMER WITH TESS by Steven Wouterlood, producer: EAVE graduate Joram Willink, co-producers: EAVE graduates Marcel Lenz, Guido Schwab

Crystal Bear for Best Film by the Generation 14plus Youth Jury

  • STUPID YOUNG HEART by Selma Vilhunen, producers: EAVE graduates Elli Toivoniemi, Venla Hellstedt, co-producer: EAVE graduate Annemiek van der Hell, PUENTES graduate Nima Yousefi


Prizes of the Independent Juries

Ecumenical Jury Awards

  • GOD EXISTS, HER NAME IS PETRUNYA by Teona Strugar Mitevska, producers: EAVE graduate and Macedonian National Coordinator Labina Mitevska, EAVE Group Leader Danijel Hocevar, EAVE graduates Sebastien Delloye, Zdenka Gold, co-producer: EAVE graduate Marie Dubas
  • ERDE by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger

FIPRESCI Awards

  • SYNONYMS by Nadav Lapid, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • DAFNE by Federico Bondi, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli

Guild Film Prize

  • GOD EXISTS, HER NAME IS PETRUNYA by Teona Strugar Mitevska, producers: EAVE graduate and Macedonian National Coordinator Labina Mitevska, EAVE Group Leader Danijel Hocevar, EAVE graduates Sebastien Delloye, Zdenka Gold, co-producer: EAVE graduate Marie Dubas

Caligari Film Prize

  • HEIMAT IST EIN RAUM AUS ZEIT by Thomas Heise, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert  


Development Awards

Kompass-Perspektive-Award

  • BORN IN EVIN by Maryam Zaree, co-producers: EAVE graduates Karin Berger, Arash T. Riahi

Eurimages Co-production Development Award

  • ALCARRAS by Carla Simon, producer: EAVE graduate and Spanish National Coordinator Maria Zamora


Readers' Juries and Audience Awards

Panorama Audience Award

  • SHOOTING THE MAFIA by Kim Longinotto, producer: EAVE graduate Lesley McKimm


Berliner Morgenpost Audience Award

  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann

www.berlinale.de


Spanish Academy Awards / the Goyas

  • LA NOCHE DE 12 ANOS by Alvaro Brechner, co-producer: EAVE graduate Marianna Secco won Best Adapted Screenplay at the Goyas, the Spanish Academy Awards  
  • THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye won the Best Production award (Yousaf Bokhari) as well as the award for Best Makeup and Hair Design
  • ROMA by Alfonso Cuaron, producer: PUENTES graduate Nicolas Celis Lopez,  co-producer: EAVE graduate Sandino Saravia Vinay was awarded the Goya for Best Iberoamerican Film

www.premiosgoya.com

British Academy Film Awards

THE FAVOURITE and ROMA dominated the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs):

  • THE FAVOURITE by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney won seven awards, including Best British Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz), Best Make-up and Hair, Costume Design and Production Design  
  • ROMA by Alfonso Cuaron, producer: PUENTES graduate Nicolas Celis Lopez, co-producer: EAVE graduate Sandino Saravia Vinay picked up Best Film, adding to the Best Foreign Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography

http://awards.bafta.org

Sundance Film Festival

EAVE graduates won six awards at the Sundance Film Festival:

  • PUENTES project THE SHARKS by Lucia Garibaldi, producer: PUENTES graduate Pancho Magnou was awarded the Directing Award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition
  • MONOS by Alejandro Landes, producer: EAVE graduate and PUENTES Group Leader Fernando Epstein won the Special Jury Award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition
  • DOLCE FINE GIORNATA by Jacek Borcuch, producer: EAVE graduate Marta Habior, co-producer: PUENTES graduate Dimytr Solonko won the Special Jury Award for Acting (Krystyna Janda) in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition
  • COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD by Mads Brügger, producer: EAVE graduate Bjarte Mørner Tveit won the Directing Award in the World Cinema Documentary Competition
  • THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND by Chiwetel Ejiofor, producer: EAVE graduate Andrea Calderwood won the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize for an outstanding feature film about science or technology
  • OF FATHERS AN SONS by Talal Derki, producer: PUENTES graduate Tobias N. Siebert received the Sundance Open Borders Fellowship presented by Netflix

www.sundance.org


Göteborg International Film Festival 

  • A FAMILY SUBMERGED by Maria Alché, producer: PUENTES graduate Barbara Francisco, co-producer: PUENTES graduate Tatiana Leite won the Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award
  • The Dragon Award for Best Nordic Documentary went to TRANSNISTRA by Anna Eborn, producer: EAVE graduate David Herdies and EAVE participant Michael Krotkiewski  
  • EAVE graduate Marcus Lindeen received the Mai Zetterling Artist Foundation Stipend

www.giff.se


Guldbagge Awards

  • BORDER by Ali Abbasi, producer: EAVE graduate Nina Bisgaard was the big winner of the 2019 Guldbagge Awards in Stockholm with six awards including Best Film, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role,Best Sound/Sound Design, Best Makeup, and Best Visual Effects

www.pressmachine.se/pressrelease/view/winners-of-the-2019-guldbagge-awards


Danish Film Academy Awards

Two Danish Oscars for EAVE graduates at the Robert Awards (Robertprisen) handed out by the Danish Film Academy:

  • BORDER by Ali Abbasi, producer: EAVE graduate Nina Bisgaard won Best Non-English Language Film
  • THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS by Simon Lereng Wilmont, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström was awarded Best Documentary

https://filmakademiet.dk/robert-prisen


Magritte Awards

  • OUR STRUGGLES by Guillaume Senez, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc is the big winner of the Belgian Magritte Awards, winning five Magrittes including Best Film, Best Director, Best Editing (Julie Brenta) Best Female Newcomer (Lena Girard Voss) and Best Supporting Actress (Lucie Debay)
  • GIRL by Lukas Dhont, producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings & Frans van Gestel won four Magrittes: Best Flemish Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Victor Polster) and Best Supporting Actor (Arieh Worthalter)
  • TUEURS François Troukens & Jean-François Hensgens, producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart was awarded Best Actress (Lubna Azabal)
  • TIES THAT BIND project BITTER FLOWERS by Olivier Meys, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville won Best Debut Film
  • ICARE by Nicolas Boucart, producer: EAVE participant Julie Esparbes and PUENTES graduate Anthony Rey won Best Short Fiction Film
  • THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye was awarded the Magritte for Best Co-produced Foreign Film
  • BYE BYE GERMANY by Sam Garbarski, producers: EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, EAVE Group Leader Roshanak Behesht Nedjad, co-producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye won Best Costume Design

www.lesmagritteducinema.com


Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers

  • LIGHT AS FEATHERS by Rosanne Pel, producer: EAVE graduate Floor Onrust was awarded the Prix Jean Carnet for Best Actor (Erik Walny) at the Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers.

www.premiersplans.org


International Film Festival Rotterdam

Six awards for EAVE graduates at the International Film Festival Rotterdam:

  • TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE by Ena Sendijarevic, producer EAVE graduate and National Coordinator of Bosnia and Herzegovina Amra Baksic Camo won the Special Jury Award
  • TRANSNISTRA by Anna Eborn, producer EAVE graduate David Herdies and EAVE participant Michael Krotkiewski got the VPRO Big Screen award
  • CAPERNAUM by Nadine Labaki, co-produced by EAVE graduate Pierre Sarraf received the IFFR Audience award
  • END OF SEASON by Elmar Imanov, producer: EAVE graduate Eva Blondiau won the FRIPRESCI award
  • TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG by Dominga Sotomayer, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper was given the KNF award for best Dutch film
  • LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresta-Dino received the IFFR Youth Jury award

Cinemart winners

Eurimages Co-Production Development Award

  • STILLBORN by Olga Chajdas, producers: EAVE graduate Izabela Wojcik, EAVE + graduate Violetta Kaminska

BoostNL Audience Award

  • WHEN WE LOST TO THE GERMANS by Guido van Driel, producer: EAVE graduate Floor Onrust

www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com


French Lumières Awards

  • GIRL by Lukas Dhont, producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings & Frans van Gestel won Best French-language film at the French Lumières Awards.

www.academiedeslumieres.com


Austrian Film Academy Awards

Twelve awards at the Austrian Film Academy Awards for EAVE graduates:

  • MURER by Christian Frosch, producer: EAVE graduate Paul Thiltges won Best Film and Best supporting Actress (Inge Maux)
  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu was awarded Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing (Monika Willi)
  • COPS by Istvan, producer: EAVE graduates Arash T. Riahi, Karin C. Berger won Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Sound
  • ANGELO by Markus Schleinzer, producer: EAVE graduate EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu won Best Costume Designer, Best Make-up Artist and Best Production Design.
  • L’ANIMALE by Katharina Mückstein, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger was awarded Best Score

www.oesterreichische-filmakademie.at


Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

  • THE CHRISTMAS GIFT by Bogdan Muresanu, delegate producer: EAVE graduate Daniel Burlac has won the Grand Prize at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
  • EAVE graduates Anais Bertrand and Pascaline Saillant of INSOLENCE PRODUCTIONS have been awarded the Procirep Prize for the 2019 Short Film Producer at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

https://clermont-filmfest.org/en

Festival international du film fantastique Gérardmer

  • DIVERSION by Mathieu Mégemont, producers: EAVE graduates Anais Bertrand and Pascaline Saillant has won the Grand Prize at Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer.

www.insolenceproductions.com


Mons International Film Festival

  • THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COUPLE by Sven Taddicken, producer: EAVE graduate Jamila Wenske has won the Festival Grand Prize of the Mons International Film Festival.

http://www.onetwofilms.com

Page published 26 February 2019. Updated 28 February 2019.


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