PATRICK wins 7 Ensors at the Belgian Film Awards

Awards January 2021

When East Meets West


  • The EAVE 2022 Producers Workshop Scholarship Award was given to producer Marija Dimitrova, List Production, Macedonia – congratulations!
  • The Marché du Film Producers Network Prize was given to EUROPE-EAST, producer: EAVE graduate Marija Razgute
  • The EWA Network Membership Award was given to THE MECHANICS OF THINGS by Alessandra Celesia, producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Laurent Csinidis


  • Flow Digital Cinema Award went to MUSEUM OF THE REVOLUTION by Srđan Keča, producer: EAVE graduate Vanja Jambrović
  • First Hand Fund Award was given to RECONCILIATION by Marija Zidar // producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hočevar
  • HBO Europe Award (cash prize of 1.000€ ) was awarded to BROTHERHOOD by Francesco Montagner, producers: EAVE graduates Pavla Janoušková Kubecková, Nadia Trevisan


  • Special Mention was given to DARKLING by Dusan Milic, producer: EAVE graduate Snezana van Houwelingen


  • First Cut+ Award went to EAVE and TTB project HOLY EMY by Araceli Lemos, producer: EAVE and TTB graduate Konstantinos Vassilaros
  • Sub-ti Award for Subtitling Services & Sub-ti Access Services Award was given to CENSOR by Peter Kerekes, producer: EAVE graduate Katarina Tomkova, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jiri Konecny


  • BIJUTERIE by Tomas Vengris, producer: EAVE graduate Marica Stocchi


Les Arcs Film Festival

EAVE graduates won three awards at the Industry Village of the Les Arcs Film Festival:

Co-Production Village awards

  • MOST ALIVE (LE PLUS VIVANT POSSIBLE) by Delphine Girard, produced by EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart won the ArteKino International Prize

Work In Progress Awards

  • PUENTES project CLARA SOLA by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén, producer: EAVE graduates Nima Yousefi, co-producer: PUENTES graduate Géraldine Sprimont received the TitraFilm Award
  • REFLECTION by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko was awarded the Prix Alphapanda Audience Engagement

Five awards for EAVE graduates at the Les Arcs Film Festival in December:

  • QUO VADIS‚ AIDA? by Jasmila Zbanic, producer: EAVE graduate Cristian Nicolescu won the main award, the Flèche de Cristal and the Prix du Public
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux was awarded the Prix de la Meilleure Photographie
  • APPLES by Christos Nikou, producer: B’EST graduate Ales Pavlis, co-producer: EAVE graduate Mariusz Wlodarski, associate producer: EAVE graduate Antoine Simkine received the Prix du Jury Jeune
  • SHORTA by Anders Ølholm and Frederik Louis Hviid, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Leick Jensen got the Prix Cineuropa


Ensor awards

  • PATRICK by Tim Mielants, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Peter Bouckaert, Frans van Gestel scooped no less than 7 Ensor Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Kevin Janssens) and Best Director of Cinematography at the Belgian Film Awards.


Guldbaggen Awards

EAVE graduates win three awards at the Swedish Guldbaggen

  • EAVE project BREAKING SURFACE by Joachim Hedén, producer: EAVE graduate and National Coordinator Sweden Julia Gebauer won Best Editing and Best Visual Effects
  • NELLY RAPP – MONSTERAGENT by Amanda Adolfsson, producer: EAVE graduate Jon Nohrstedt won Best Costumes and Best Make-up
  • EAVE graduate Jon Nohrstedt won the Gullspira for achievements in children’s film


Max Ophüls Filmfestival

  • BORGA by York-Fabian Raabe, producer: EAVE graduate Alexander Wadouh won big at the Max Ophüls Filmfestival. The film was awarded Best Film, the Max Ophüls Award, the Audience Award and the Award of the Ecumenical Jury.
  • FOX IN A HOLE by Arman T. Riahi, producer: EAVE graduates Arash T. Riahi, Karin C. Berger won Best Director, Best Screenplay and the Youth Jury Award.



  • MOTHERLAND by Tomas Vengris, producer: EAVE FFF graduate Roberts Vinovskis won the Audience Award of the ArteKino 2020 edition
  • SON OF SOFIA by Elina Psykou, producer: EAVE + graduate Giorgos Karnavas won the Young Audience Award


Lumières Awards

EAVE graduates win 5 prices at the French Lumières Awards:

  • DEUX by Filippo Meneghetti, co-producers: EAVE graduates Elise André and Donnato Rotunno won Best Feature Debut and Best Actress (Martine Chevallier and Barbara Sukowa)
  • UN FILS by Mehdi M Barsaoui, producer: EAVE participant Myriam Sassine
won Best Actor (Sami Bouajila)
  • THE GIRL WITH A BRACELET by Stéphane Demoustier, producer: EAVE graduate Jean des Forêts, co-producer: EAVE + graduate Jean-Yves Roubin was awarded Best Screenplay
  • THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN by Kaouther Ben Hania, producers: EAVE graduates Annabella Nezri, Martin Hampel won Best International Co-Production

Page published 29 January 2021.

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