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55th TIFF: The Awards (11/9/2014)

55th TIFF: THE AWARDS

The International Jury of the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival comprised of:
 
Götz Spielmann, Director, Austria, Jury President
Rasha Salti, Festival Programmer, Lebanon-Canada
Miroljub Vučković, Head of International Relations FILM CENTER SERBIA, Serbia
Joanna Lapinska, Artistic Director ERA NEW HORIZONS Film Festival, Poland
Thanassis Karathanos, Producer, Germany-Greece
 
Bestows:
THE AWARDS 

Best Feature Film Award - Golden Alexander Theo Angelopoulos
 
LA TIRISIA (PERPETUAL SADNESS)
By
JORGE PEREZ SOLANO, Producer César Gutiérrez Miranda, Screenwriter Jorge Pérez Solano, Mexico, 2014
 
Special Jury Award - Silver Alexander
 
AT LI LAYLA (NEXT TO HER)
By
ASAF KORMAN, Producers Haim Mecklberg, Estee Yacov-Mecklberg, Screenwriter Liron Ben Shlush, Israel, 2014
 
 
Special Jury Award for Originality and Innovation - Bronze Alexander
 
UROK (THE LESSON)
By
KRISTINA GROZEVA, PETAR VALCHANOV, Producers Magdalena Ilieva, Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, Konstantina Stavrianou, Rena Vougioukalou, Screenwriter Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, Bulgaria-Greece, 2014
 
 
 
Best Director Award
 
MYROSLAV SLABOSHPYTSKIY
For
PLEMYA (THE TRIBE), Producers Valentyn Vasyanovych, Iya Myslytska Screenwriter Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, Ukraine, 2014
 
Best Screenplay Award
 
KRISTINA GROZEVA, PETAR VALCHANOV
For
UROK (THE LESSON), Directors Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, Producers Magdalena Ilieva, Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, Konstantina Stavrianou, Rena Vougioukalou, Bulgaria-Greece, 2014
 
Best Actress Award
 
BROOKE BLOOM
For
SHE’S LOST CONTROL, Director & Screenwriter Anja Marquardt, Producers Kiara C. Jones, Mollye Asher, Anja Marquardt, USA, 2014
 
Best Actor Award
 
SVERRIR GUDNASON
For
FLUGPARKEN (BLOWFLY PARK), Director & screenwriter Jens Östberg, Producers Rebecka Lafrenz, Mimmi Späng, Sweden, 2014
 
Artistic Achievement Award
 
RISTTUULES (IN THE CROSSWIND)
By
MARTTI HELDE Producers Pille Rünk, Piret Tibbo-Hudgins, Screenwriter Martti Helde Estonia, 2014
 
 
FIPRESCI AWARDS 
The 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) jury comprised of:
 
José Antonio Teodoro, Canada – Jury President
Müge Turan, Turkey
Ninos Feneck Mikelides, Greece
 
For a film in the International Competition to:
 
ICH SEH, ICH SEH (GOODNIGHT MOMMY)
By
VERONIKA FRANZ & SEVERIN FIALA, Producer Ulrich Seidl, Screenwriter Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala, Austria, 2014
 
For a film in the Greek Films 2014 section to:
 
NORVIYIA (NORWAY)
By
YIANNIS VESLEMES, Producers Yorgos Tsourgiannis, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Screenwriter Yiannis Veslemes, Greece, 2014
 
Special mention to:
POLK
By
NIKOS NIKOLOPOULOS, VLADIMIROS NIKOLOUZOS, Producers & Screenwriters Nikos Nikolopoulos, Vladimiros Nikolouzos, Greece, 2014
 
HUMAN VALUES AWARD
 
The Hellenic Parliament TV Channel bestows its award to the film:
 
KLASS KORREKZII (CORRECTIONS CLASS)
By
IVAN I. TVERDOVSKY, Producers Natasha Mokritskaya, Uliana Savelieva, Mila Rozanova, Michael Kaczmarek, Markus Boehm Screenwriters Dmitry Lanchikhin, Ivan I. Tverdovsky, Russia-Germany, 2014
 
FISCHER AUDIENCE AWARDS
 
For a film in the International Competition section
 
KLASS KORREKZII (CORRECTIONS CLASS)
By
IVAN I. TVERDOVSKY, Producers Natasha Mokritskaya, Uliana Savelieva, Mila Rozanova, Michael Kaczmarek, Markus Boehm Screenwriters Dmitry Lanchikhin, Ivan I. Tverdovsky, Russia-Germany, 2014
 
 
For a film in the Greek Films section – MICHAEL CACOYANNIS AWARD
 
DARK ILLUSION
By
MANOS KARYSTINOS, Producer Maria Paschalidou (President of Thessaloniki European Youth Capital 2014), Screenwriter Anastasia Kozimba, Greece, 2014
 
For a film in the Balkan Survey section
 
TRI DRITARE DHE NJË VARJE (THREE WINDOWS AND A HANGING)
By
ISA QOSJA, Producer Shkumbin Istrefi, Mentor Shala, Screenwriter Zymber Kelmendi, UNMI Kosovo - Germany, 2013
 
 
 
 
For a film in the Open Horizons section
 
THE LITTLE DEATH
By
JOSH LAWSON, Producers Jamie Hilton, Matt Reeder, Michael Petroni, Screenwriter Josh Lawson, Australia, 2014
 
AGORA AWARDS
 
I. The jury of the 10th Crossroads Co-production Forum, consisted of Ewa Puszczynska, (producer, Opus Film, Poland), Elise Jalladeau, (producer/Audiovisual Attachée of the Embassy of France in Greece, France), Thania Dimitrakopoulou, (sales agent, Match Factory, Germany) grants the Two Thirty Five co-production award (full post production image and sound) to the project:
 
KIDS FROM THE EAST, Directed by: Aramisova, Produced by: Michal Kračmer, Cinedix, Czech Republic/Slovak Republic
 
The producer of the winning project will also be granted a free accreditation for the PRODUCERS NETWORK, Cannes Film Festival 2015 edition.
 
II. The jury also grants the French CNC (CENTRE NATIONAL DU CINEMA ET DE L’ IMAGE ANIMÉE) Development award of 7.000 euro to the project:
 
TAILOR, Directed by: Sonia Liza Kenterman, Produced by: Fenia Cossovitsa, Greece
 
III. Annamaria Lodato grants the ARTE International Prize to the project of 6.000 euro to the project:
 
TRAMONTANE, Directed by: Vatche Boulghourjian, Produced by: Georges Schoucair, Abbout Productions, Lebanon
 
IV. SCRIPT 2 FILM WORKSHOPS of the Mediterranean Film Institute (MFI) awards a scholarship to the film project KIDS FROM THE EAST, Director: Aramisova, Producer: Michal Kračmer, Cinedix, Czech Republic/Slovak Republic
 
V. For the fourth year, the consulting company in audiovisual development Initiative Film represented by Isabelle Fauvel will offer its services to a Greek project. The selected project is:
 
ARK, Director: Aristotelis Marangos, Production: Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos, plays2place productions, Greece.
 
In addition she will offer one consultancy session to the Greek project: PACK OF SHEEP, Director: Dimitris Kanellopoulos, Production: Elina Psykou, Konstantina Stavrianou, Graal Films, Greece
 
VI. The AGORA WORKS IN PROGRESS jury consisted of Arnaud Gourmelen, (Festival Programmer – Directors’ Fortnight, France), Gabor Greiner, (Sales Agent – Films Boutique, Germany), Konstantina Vonorta, (Producer - Graal, Greece)
 
grants the GRAAL co-production award with in kind services in image post-production up to 70.000 euro to the film:
 
SUNTAN, Directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Produced by Phaedra Vokali, Marni Films, Argyris Papadimitropoulos Greece
 
 
THE GREEK FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (PEKK) AWARD
 
TO MIKRO PSARI (STRATOS)
By
YANNIS ECONOMIDES, Producers Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Panos Papachatzis, Michael Weber, Yannis Economides Screenwriters Yannis Economides, Thanos Xiros, Vangelis Mourikis, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Haris Lagousis, Greece-Germany-Cyprus, 2014
 


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