POOR THINGS receives the Golden Lion
Awards September 2023
Venice International Film Festival
7 awards in the main competitions and 18 collateral awards for EAVE graduates at the Venice International Film Festival:
- POOR THINGS by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney scooped the Golden Lion for Best Film
- GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum won the Special Jury Prize
- EXPLANATION FOR EVERYTHING by Gabor Reisz, producers: EAVE graduate Julia Berkes, EAVE graduate and Hungarian National Coordinator Viktoria Petranyi won Best Film in the Orizzonti section
- PARADISE IS BURNING by Mika Gustafson, producers: EAVE graduates Venla Hellstedt, Jenni Jauri, Marco Valerio Fusco, Maria Stevnbak Westergren and PUENTES graduate Nima Yousefi was awarded Best Director
- PUENTES project EL PARAISO by Enrico Maria Artale, producer: PUENTES graduate Carla Altieri won Best Actress (Margarita Rosa De Francisco) and Best Screenplay
- CITY OF WIND by Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir, producers: Interchange graduate Charlotte Vincent, EAVE graduates Rachel Daisy Ellis, Filipa Reis, Denis Vaslin, Fleur Knopperts, Oliver Damian was awarded Best Actor (Tergel Bold-Erdene)
- THE VOURDALAK by Adrien Beau, producer: Interchange graduate Judith Lou Levy received a Special mention for the Actress (Ariane Labed) at the International Critics’ Week
- WE SHOULD ALL BE FUTURISTS by Angela Norelli, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli won Best Technical Contribution at the International Critics’ Week and a Special Mention by FEDIC for Best Short Film
- HUMANIST VAMPIRE SEEKING CONSENTING SUICIDAL PERSON by Ariane Louis-Seize, producer: EAVE and EAVE+ graduate Jeanne-Marie Poulain won the Giornate degli Autori Director’s Award, a Special Mention by Authors Under 40 Award – In Memory of Valentina Pedicini and the Nave d’Argento for Best OTP Fanheart3 Award
- THROUGH THE NIGHT by Delphine Girard, producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart received the People Choice’s Award at Giornate degli Autori
- PHOTOPHOBIA by Ivan Ostrochovský, Pavol Pekarčík, producers: EAVE graduates Katarina Tomkova, Tomas Michalek won the Europa Cinemas Label at Giornate degli Autori
- 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 Queer Lion Award and a Special Mention by Premio Fondazione Fai
- 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 Directing Award by Authors Under 40 Award – In Memory of Valentina Pedicini
- POOR THINGS by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney won the UNIMED Award
- GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum won the ARCA CinemaGiovani Award (Best Film of Venezia), the Premio CinemaSarà and the Leoncino d'Oro Award (Cinema for UNICEF)
- PUENTES project EL PARAISO by Enrico Maria Artale, producer: PUENTES graduate Carla Altieri won the ARCA CinemaGiovani Award (Best Italian Film in Venice)
- THE RED SUITCASE by Fidel Devkota, producer: EAVE graduate Ram Krishna Pokharel won the Premio Bisato d’Oro for Best Feature Film handed over by the Jury of independent critics and a Special Mention from the Premio Fondazione Fai
Venice Final Cut
- HAPPY HOLIDAYS by Scandar Copti, producers: EAVE graduates Tony Copti, Dorothe Beinemeier, co-producer: Marco Valerio Fusco won the Laser Film award and the Studio A Fabrica award
Toronto International Film Festival
EAVE graduates won 3 awards at the Toronto International Film Festival:
- KANAVAL by Henri Pardo, producer: EAVE MW and FFF graduate Adolf El Assal won the Amplify Voices Award for Best BIPOC Canadian Feature and received a Honourable Mention by the Best Canadian Feature Film jury
- ELECTRA by Daria Kashcheeva, co-producer: EAVE graduate Juraj Krasnohorsky won the Short Cuts Award for Best Film
Greenlandic film awards
Innersuaq - the Greenlandic national film award voted exclusively by members of FILM.GL - was awarded to EAVE graduate Emile Hertling Péronard for his extensive work in promoting Greenlandic film, and he received also the Best Documentary award for TWICE COLONIZED.
- THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING by Timm Kröger, producers: EAVE graduates Heino Deckert, David Bohun, Dario Schoch won Best Film (national) at the Filmkunstmesse Leipzig:
Polish Film Festival Gdynia
- Three awards for IMAGO by Olga Chajdas, producer: EAVE graduate Izabela Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, co-producers: EAVE graduates Laurette Schillings, Arnold Heslenfeld, Frans van Gestel at the Polish Film Festival Gdynia: the film scooped the Silver Lion, Best Actress in a Leading Role (Lena Gora) and Best Music.
- BETWEEN REVOLUTIONS by Vlad Petri, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan won the Onion Award for Best Film in the Main Competition of the MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, Skopje.
- FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, TTB graduate Mark Lwoff received the Meeting Point Europe Award in the main competition of the Cinematik Piestany.
- BLACKBIRD BLACKBIRD BLACKBERRY by Elene Naveriani, producer: EAVE+ graduate Bettina Brokemper won the main award, the Imre Pressburger Prize at the CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival.
- FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, TTB graduate Mark Lwoff won the Grand Prize Zukor Adolf Award.
Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival
- Five awards for SAFE PLACE by Juraj Lerotic, producer: EAVE graduate Miljenka Cogelja at the Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival. The film won awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor as well as the FEDEORA Award and the "Zoran Živković" Plaque for Best Film.
- EXCURSION by Una Gunjak, producer: EAVE graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia Herzegovina Amra Baksic Camo, EAVE graduate Adis Djapo won the Golden Mimosa for Best Screenplay and the Golden Mimosa for Best Actress (Asja Zara Lagumdzija).
- LOST COUNTRY by Vladimir Perisic, producers: EAVE graduates Vincent Quenault, Janja Kralj, EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic received a Special Jury Award for actor Jovan Ginic.
Lantern & Light International Children’s Film Festival
- THE SONG OF FLYING LEAVES directed and produced by EAVE graduate Armine Anda received the LLICFF Golden Flame Animation Award and the LLICFF Producers Award.
Bucharest International Film Festival
- INSIDE THE YELLOW COCOON SHELL by Thien An Pham, producer: TTB graduate Jeremy Chua, co-producers: EAVE graduates Marie Dubas, Adria Mones won Best Director
- TOTEM by Lila Avilés, co-producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen won the Jury's Special Mention.
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