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TITANE wins Palme d’Or in Cannes

Awards July 2021

Cannes Film Festival

EAVE graduates scoop 20 awards the at the Cannes Film Festival:

Palme d’Or

  • TITANE by Julia Ducournau, producer: EAVE + graduate Jean-Yves Roubin

Grand Prix

  • COMPARTMENT NO. 6 by Juho Kuosmanen, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki  - Read the EAVE Interview here! (link)

Best Director

  • ANNETTE by Leos Carax, co-producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland

Best Actress

  • THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD by Joachim Trier, producers: PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, EAVE + graduate Mattias Nohrborg, executive producers: EAVE graduates Dyveke Bjørkly Graver, Andrea Berentsen Ottmar

Jury Prize (ex aequo)

  • AHED’S KNEE by Nadav Lapid, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach, Interchange graduate Judith Lou Levy
  • MEMORIA by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, producer: PUENTES graduate Diana Bustamante, co-producers: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, Myriam Sassine 

Camera d’or

  • MURINA by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic produced by EAVE graduates Danijel Pek and Katarina Prpic, co-produced by EAVE graduates Jozko Rutar, Miha Cernec and Zdenka Gold

CST Artist-Technician Prize

  • PETROV’S FLU by Kyril Serebrennikov, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler

 

Un Certain Regard 

Jury Prize

  • GREAT FREEDOM by Sebastian Meise, producer: EAVE graduate Oliver Neumann

Courage Prize

  • PUENTES project LA CIVIL by Teodora Ana Mihai, producer: EAVE graduate Hans Everaert, co-producer: PUENTES graduate Irina Andreea Malcea 

Prize for Originality

  • EAVE MW project LAMB by Valdimar Johansson, producer: EAVE graduate Hrönn Kristinsdottir

Special Mention

  • NOCHE DE FUEGO by Tatiana Huezo, producer: PUENTES graduate Nicolas Celis Lopez, co-producers: EAVE graduates Rachel Daisy Ellis, Dan Wechsler 

 

Directors' Fortnight

  • A CHIARA by Jonas Carpignano, co-producers; EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin won the Europa Cinemas Label award for best European Film.
  • EUROPA by Haider Rashid, executive producer: EAVE MW graduate Stefano Mutolo won the Beatrice Sartori Award.
  • MAGNETIC BEATS by Vincent Maël Cardona, co-producer: EAVE graduate Tanja Georgieva-Waldhauer wins the SACD Prize for best French-language feature.

 

Critics' Week

Nespresso Grand Prize

  • FEATHERS by Omar El Zohairy, co-producers: EAVE graduates Derk-Jan Warrink, Verona Meier, EAVE+ graduate Giorgos Karnavas

Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award

  • AMPARO by Simon Mesa Soto, co-producers: EAVE graduates David Herdies, Martin Heisler

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution

  • OLGA by Elie Grappe, producer: EAVE+ graduate Tom Dercourt

SACD Award

  • ZERO FUCKS GIVEN by Emmanuel Marre and Julie Lecoustre, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland

 

FIPRESCI Award 

  • FEATHERS by Omar El Zohairy, co-producers: EAVE graduates Derk-Jan Warrink, Verona Meier, EAVE+ graduate Giorgos Karnavas

www.festival-cannes.com

 

Mons International Film Festival

  • I NEVER CRY by Piotr Domalewski, producer: EAVE graduate Jan Kwiecinski won the Grand Prix and the Cineuropa Prize at the Mons International Film Festival.

www.festivaldemons.be

 

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

  • BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL by Chris Baugh, producer: EAVE graduate Yvonne Donohoe, executive producers: EAVE graduates Katie Holly, Leslie McKimm won the Silver Méliès for Best European Fantastic Feature Film at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival.

www.niff.ch

 

Pula Film Festival

Six awards for EAVE group leader Ankica Juric Tilic at the Pula Film Festival

  • THE DAWN by Dalibor Matanic, producer: EAVE group leader and National Coordinator Croatia Ankica Juric Tilic won the Golden Arenas for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Music, Best Sound Design
  • MURINA by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic produced by EAVE graduates Danijel Pek and Katarina Prpic, co-produced by EAVE graduates Jozko Rutar, Miha Cernec and Zdenka Gold won the Golden Arena for Best Actress in a Supporting Role as well as the Danica Curcic Breza Award for Best Debutant, and the Golden Gate of Pula (Audience Award)
  • BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN by Radu Jude, producers: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE group leader and Croation National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic, EAVE graduates Paul Thiltges, Jiri Konecny won the Golden Arena for Best Croatian Minority Co-Production and the Golden Arena for Best Croatian Contribution to a Minority Co-Production
  • LIMBO by Ben Sharrock, producer: EAVE graduate Angus Lamont FIPRESCI Award
  • GAMES PEOPLE PLAY by Jenni Toivonemi, producers: EAVE graduate and Finnish National Coordinator Elli Toivoniemi and EAVE graduate Venla Hellstedt won a Special Mention for Directing.

https://pulafilmfestival.hr

 

Palic Film Festival

  • THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD by Joachim Trier, producer: PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, EAVE + graduate Mattias Nohrborg, executive producers: EAVE graduate Dyveke Bjørkly Graver, Andrea Berentsen Ottmar won the Golden Tower for Best Film and the FIPRESCI Award at the Palic Film Festival.
  • BAD BLOOD by Milutin Petrovic, producer: EAVE graduate Snezana van Houwelingen won the Audience Award.

www.palicfilmfestival.com

 

Gopo Awards

Eight prices for EAVE graduates at the Romanian Gopo Awards:

  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator Bernard Michaux won Best Film, Best Director and Best Editing
  • ACASA, MY HOME by Radu Ciorniciuc, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan was awarded Best First Feature, Best Documentary, Best Sound
  • UPPERCASE PRINT by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon won Best Art Direction, Best Make-up and Hairstyling

https://premiilegopo.ro

 

Cinedays Festival of European Film

  • HIVE by Blerta Basholli, producer: EAVE graduate Valon Bajgora, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Britta Rindelaub won the Golden Star, the main prize in the Official Competition of the Cinedays Festival of European Film.

http://cinedays.mk

Page published 29 July 2021. Updated 6 August 2021.


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