2 Golden Globes for POOR THINGS

Awards January 2024

Golden Globes

  • POOR THINGS by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney scooped 2 awards at the 81st Golden Globe Awards. The film won Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Emma Stone).


Sundance Film Festival

EAVE graduates won 4 awards at Sundance:

  • IN THE LAND OF BROTHERS by Raha Amirfazli and Alireza Ghasemi, producer: EAVE graduate and Dutch National Coordinator Frank Hoeve received the Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic
  • SOUNDTRACK TO A COUP D'ETAT by Johan Grimonprez, producer: EAVE graduate and Dutch National Coordinator Frank Hoeve won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematic Innovation
  • GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS by Shuchi Talati, producer: TTB graduate Claire Chassagne (script consultant: EAVE expert Clare Downs) won the Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic and the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting


Trieste Film Festival

  • STEPNE by Maryna Vroda, co-producers: EAVE graduates Anna Katchko, Agnieszka Dziedzic won the Trieste Award for best film by a debut director at the Trieste Film Festival.
  • LOST COUNTRY by Vladimir Perisic, producers: EAVE graduates Vincent Quenault, Janja Kralj, EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic wins Special Mention for Best Actor
  • BETWEEN REVOLUTIONS by Vlad Petri, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan won the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa Award for best documentary in competition
  • MOTHERLAND by Hanna Badziaka, Alexander Mihalkovich, producer: EAVE graduate Mario Adamson receives a Special Mention


These are the When East Meets West WEMW 2024 award winners:

  • The EAVE Producers Workshop 2024 Scholarship went to: Maria Kontogianni | Wild at Heart, Greece
  • THE BLUE SWEATER WITH A YELLOW HOLE by Tetiana Khodakivska, producer: EAVE graduate Darya Bassel won the EWA Network’s Award for Equality & Inclusion and free badges for the Marché du Film Producers Network 
  • CHANGE project STRANGE SEA by Lala Aliyeva, producer: CHANGE graduate Aysel Akhundova won the Ciclic WEMW Award
  • TURQUOISE MOUNTAIN by Barbora Chalupova, producer: EAVE graduate Julie Markova Zackova received the Laser Film Post-production Award
  • CHANGE project BLUEBERRY DREAMS by Elene Mikaberidze, producers: CHANGE graduate Elene Margvelashvili and EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc won the Film Center Montenegro Award
  • BEATRICE by Vallo Toomla, producers: EAVE graduates Evelin Penttilä, Giovanni Pompili won the Italy-Baltic Development Award for Co-Production
  • THE WATERLINE by Aurora Mischi, producer: EAVE graduate and Slovenian National Coordinator Jozko Rutar won the Italy-Baltic Development Award for Co-Production


Guldbaggen Awards

EAVE graduates won 2 main awards at the Swedish Guldbaggen Awards:

  • PARADISE IS BURNING by Mika Gustafson, producers: EAVE graduates Venla Hellstedt, Jenni Jauri, Marco Valerio Fusco, Maria Stevnbak Westergren and PUENTES graduate Nima Yousefi won Best Film
  • OPPONENT by Milad Alami, producer: EAVE graduate Annika Rogell, co- producers: EAVE graduates Peter Possne, Ruben Thorkildsen won Best Actress (Marall Nasiri)


Lumières Awards

3 awards for EAVE graduates at the French Lumières Awards:

  • JUNKYARD DOG by Jean-Baptiste Durand, producer: EAVE graduate Anaïs Bertrand won Best Upcoming Actor (Raphael Quenard) 
  • FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, TTB graduate Mark Lwoff won Best International Co-production
  • DISCO BOY by Giacomo Abbruzzese, producer: PUENTES graduate Lionel Massol, co-producer: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska won Best Music


Tromsø International Film Festival

  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project HOUSEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS by Goran Stolevski, producers: EAVE graduates Marija Dimitrova, National Coordinator Croatia Ankica Juric Tilic, National Coordinator Serbia Milan Stojanovic, Beata Rzezniczek, Jan Naszewski, PUENTES graduate Marcin Luczaj won the main award of the Tromsø International Film Festival, the Aurora Award.
  • JE’VIDA by Katja Gauriloff, producer: EAVE graduate Joonas Berghäll scooped the Tromsø Palm for Best Film in the Nordic Competition.


Ramdan Festival Tournai

  • AMAL by Jawad Rhalib, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ellen de Waele was awarded Best Feature Film at the Ramdan Festival Tournai.


Paris International Animation Film Festival

  • THE SONG OF FLYING LEAVES, produced and directed by EAVE graduate Armine Anda received the Audience Award in the "Horizons" Competition of PIAFF - Paris International Animation Film Festival.



  • SMOKE SAUNA SISTERHOOD by Anna Hints, producer: EAVE graduate Marianne Ostrat wins International Documentary Grand Prix of FIPADOC, Biarritz


Ensor Awards

  • MASCOTTE by Remy van Heugten, producer: EAVE graduate Joram Willink, wins Best Co-production at the Ensors, the Belgian Academy Awards. The awards ceremony takes place on February 3.

Page published 31 January 2024. Updated 12 February 2024.

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