EAVE project BIRDS OF PASSAGE wins two FIPRESCI awards at Motovun FF

Awards August 2018

72nd Locarno Film Festival: 

• A LAND IMAGINED by Siew Hua Yeo, producer EAVE graduate Fran Borgia, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jean-Laurent Csinidis and Denis Vaslin won the Pardo d’oro (Golden Leopard) for best film as well as the Ecumenical Prize and the Junior Jury Award

• TARDE PARA MORIR JOVEN by Dominga Sotomayer, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper was awarded the Pardo for Best Direction

• ALICE T. by Radu Muntean, producer: EAVE graduate Oana Iancu won the Pardo for Best Actress

• DEAD HORSE NEBULA by Tarik Aktas, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille was awarded Best Emerging Director

• LE VENT TOURNE by Bettina Oberli, producers: TTB graduate Judith Nora, EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart scooped the Variety Piazza Grande Award

• #FEMALE PLEASURE by Barbara Miller, producer: EAVE graduate Arek Gielnik won the Premio Zonta Club Locarno 

• EAVE project MENOCCHIO by Alberto Fasulo, producer: EAVE graduates Nadia Trevisan and Bogdan Craciun received a Special Mention by the Junior Jury 

• LE DISCOURS D’ACCEPTATION GLORIEUX DE NICOLAS CHAUVIN by Benjamin Crotty, producer: INTERCHANGE graduate Judith Lou Lévy took the Judith Lou Lévy Fundación Casa Wabi–Mantarraya Award home


Sarajevo Film Festival

• ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film. 

• LEMONADE by Ioana Uricaru, producer: EAVE+ graduate Yanick Letourneau won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Director

• THE LOAD by Ognjen Glavonic, producer: EAVE graduate Sophie Erbs, co-producers: EAVE graduate and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic, EAVE+ graduate Tom Dercourt won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Actor (Leon Lucev)

• LOVE 1: DOGS by Florin Serban, producer: EAVE graduate Oana Iancu, co-producers: Bogdan George Apetri, EAVE graduate Izabela Igel won the Cineuropa Award and the CICAE Prize

• SRBENKA by Nebojsa Slijepcevic, producer: EAVE graduate Vanja Jambrovic won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Documentary Film


CineLink Awards 

• A CUP OF COFFEE AND NEW SHOES ON by Gentian Koci, co-producer: EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou won the Cinelink Award

• FIUME O MORTE by Igor Bezinovic, producer: EAVE graduate Marina Gumzi won the EAVE Scholarship Award

• ZAVERA by Andrei Gruzsniczki, producer: EAVE graduate Alexandru Teodorescu TRT Award


11st Angoulême Francophone Film Festival

• SOFIA by Meryem Benm'Barek, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart was awarded the Valois for Best Screenplay


 Motovun Film Festival

• EAVE project BIRDS OF PASSAGE by Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego, producer: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, co-producers: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin won the FIPRESCI Prize and the FIPRESCI jury award



32nd Montenegro Film Festival

• PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou won the Grand Prix and the Golden Mimosa for Best Actor (Yannis Drakopoulos)

• I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BARBARIANS by Radu Jude, producers: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE graduates Jiri Konecny, Jonas Dornbach won the Golden Mimosa for Best Screenplay

• COMIC SANS by Nevio Marasovic, producer: EAVE graduate and Croation National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic won the FEDEORA award



18th New Horizons International Film Festival 

• EVEN IF YOU FALL ASLEEP by Aniela Gabryel, producer: PUENTES graduate Agnieszka Dziedzic won the EAVE Scholarship and received the Ale kino+ Television Channel Award 

• EAVE project IF THE LIGHT TAKES US by Anna Maria Helgadottir, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen received a Special Mention



Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund

• WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY by Iram Haq, co-producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter won four Amandas for the Best Norwegian Film in Theatrical Release, Best Actor (Adil Hussain), Best Director and Best Screenplay

• THELMA by Joachim Trier, co-producers: TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, EAVE graduate Katrin Pors won three awards: Best Cinematography (Jakob Ihre), Best Music (Ola Fløttum) and Best Editing (Olivier Bugge Coutté)

• BORDER by Ali Abbasi, producer: EAVE graduate Nina Bisgaard won the Norwegian Film Critics’ Award 

• ONE OFF INCIDENT (X 10) by Kirsikka Saari, producer: EAVE graduate Elli Toivoniemi won the Best Project Award, for the best project in the Nordic Co-Production Market



Singapore International Children's Film Festival 

• EAVE project KIDS ON THE SILK ROAD, producer: EAVE graduate Maria Stevnbak Westergren has won the award for Best Documentary Film

Page published 30 August 2018. Updated 31 August 2018.

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