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21st Sarajevo Film Festival Awards

Sarajevo Film Festival proudly presents winners and awards.

OFFICIAL AWARDS

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – FEATURE FILM

Jury:
President of the Jury: Călin Peter Netzer, director (Romania)
Members of the Jury:
Diana Bustamante, Artistic Director of Cartagena International Film Festival (Colombia)
Zrinka Cvitešić, Actress (Croatia, UK)
Mike Downey, Producer (UK, Ireland)
Maja Miloš, Director (Serbia)

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST FEATURE FILM
MUSTANG
Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Financial Award, in the amount of 16,000 €, is provided by Council of Europe

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
SON OF SAUL / SAUL FIA

Hungary
Director: László Nemes
Financial Award, in the amount of 10,000 €, is provided by Agnes B.

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
CHEVALIER

Greece
Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST ACTRESS
Güneş Şensoy, Doga Doğuşlu, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Elit İşcan, Ilayda Akdoğan (MUSTANG / Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar)
Financial award in the amount of 2,500 €

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST ACTOR
Yorgos Kéntros, Vangelis Mouríkis, Panos Kóronis, Makis Papadimitríou, Yorgos Pyrpassópoulos, Sakis Rouvás (CHEVALIER / Greece)
Financial award in the amount of 2,500 €

 

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – SHORT FILM

Jury:
Marion Döring, European Film Academy Director (Germany)
Una Gunjak, Director and film editor (UK)
Alice Kharoubi, Head of Cannes Film Festival Short Films (France)

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST SHORT FILM
A MATTER OF WILL / BISERNA OBALA
Montenegro
Director: Dušan Kasalica
Financial award in the amount of 2,500 €

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
DAMAGED GOODS / KALO
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Director: Nermin Hamzagić

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
TUESDAY / SALI
Turkey, France
Director: Ziya Demirel

 

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – DOCUMENTARY FILM

Jury:
Boro Kontić, Director of the Media Center in Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Director/writer (France, Brasil)
Anka Schmid, Filmmaker, videoartist (Switzerland)

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
TOTO AND HIS SISTERS / TOTO ŞI SURORILE LUI
Romania
Director: Alexander Nanau
Financial award, in the amount of 3,000 €, is provided by The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE FOR COMPETITION PROGRAMME DOCUMENTARY FILM
TITITÁ
Hungary
Director: Tamás Almási
Financial Award, in the amount of 2,500 €, is provided by Al Jazeera Balkans.

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
FLOTEL EUROPA
Denmark, Serbia
Director: Vladimir Tomić

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD
ONE DAY IN SARAJEVO / JEDAN DAN U SARAJEVU
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria
Director: Jasmila Žbanić
Award for the best film of the Competition Programme - Documentary Film dealing with the subject of human rights. Award in the amount of 3,000 € is granted by The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

HONORARY HEART OF SARAJEVO
Atom Egoyan, director
Benicio Del Toro, actor

KATRIN CARTLIDGE FOUNDATION AWARD 2015
Ran Huang

 

CINELINK AWARDS

Co-production market jury:
Behrooz Hashemian, Silkroad Production
Čedomir Kolar, ASAP Films
Georges Goldenstern, Festival Cannes
Rémi Burah, ARTE FRANCE
Annamaria Lodato, ARTE France
Darko Baseski, Macedonian Film Agency
Dorien Van de Pas, Netherlands Film Fund

EURIMAGES COPRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AWARD
A BALLADE Aida Begić / Adis Đapo
20,000 €

ARTE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CINELINK AWARD
HAMARAT APARTMENT Huseyin Karabey / Su Baloglu
6,000 €

MACEDONIAN FILM AGENCY CINELINK AWARD
THE SON Ines Tanović / Alem Babić
10,000 €

LIVING PICTURES SERVICE CINELINK AWARD
SOLDIERS Ivana Mladenović / Ada Solomon
in kind support up to 10,000 €

SYNCHRO FILM VIENNA CINELINK AWARD
A BALLADE Aida Begić / Adis Đapo
HAMARAT APARTMENT Huseyin Karabey / Su Baloglu
THE SON Ines Tanović / Alem Babić
in kind support up to 2,500 € each

EAVE SCHOLARSHIP
Alem Babić

 

WORK IN PROGRESS AWARDS

Work in Progress Jury:
Khalil Benkirane, Head of Grants, Doha Film Institute
Tanja Meissner, Head of International Sales & Acquisitions, Memento Films
Tolke Palm, The Post Republic

POST REPUBLIC AWARD
THE FIXER Adrian Sitaru / Anamaria Antoci
in kind post production services worth 50.000 €

RESTART AWARD
GODLESS Ralitza Petrova / Rossitsa Valkanova
in kind support worth 20.000 €

YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD
NEXT TO ME
Serbia
Stevan Filipović

 

21st SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL PARTNERS AWARDS

 

HT ERONET AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM
MUSTANG
Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Deniz Gamze Erguven

 

HT ERONET AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
CHASING A DREAM

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia
Mladen Mitrović


ASSOCIATION OF FILMMAKERS IN B&H - “IVICA MATIĆ” AWARD

Mirsad Purivatra
for his contribution to B&H cinema

Zoran Galić
for his contribution to B&H cinema

 

CINEUROPA PRIZE

SUPERWORLD

Austria
Karl Markovics

Jury: Arben Zharku, David Gonzales

 

CICAE AWARD

THE HIGH SUN
Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia
Dalibor Matanić

Jury: Kevin De Ridder, Silvia Bahl

 

EDN TALENT GRANT
I LIKE THAT SUPER MOST THE BEST
Croatia
Eva Kraljević

 

SARAJEVO SHORT FILM NOMINEE FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2015

TRANSLATOR
Turkey
Emre Kayiş

Jury: Laurent Crouzeixis, Marina Kožul, Tom Shoval

 

Best Pack & Pitch Award (Talents Sarajevo Pack & Pitch)

The best pitch
Anda Puscas
The postproduction of sound services in the amount of 4.000 EUR provided by studio Chelia

Ismet Kurtulus
An Invitation to CineLink’s Coproduction Market

 

BH FILM STUDENT PROGRAMME AWARD

Best film:
VEJDA: ENCHANTED WORLD OF FAIRIES
Julia Klier (ASU Sarajevo)

 

Special Jury Award
IMPERATIV
Jelena Ilić Todorović (Akademija umjetnosti Banja Luka)

 

Special Jury Mention
WOYZECK
Adi Selimović (ASU Sarajevo)

Jury: Adis Đapo, Mirna Dizdarević, Mladen Đukić

 

DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE AWARDS

Work in Progress Digital Cube Award
KORIDA
Siniša Vidović

HBO Adria Award 2,000 EUROS
KORIDA
Siniša Vidović
 
IDFA Award
LITTLE BERLIN WALL
Toma Chagelishvili

CAT &Docs Award 2,000 EUROS

CINEMA, MON AMOUR
Alexandru Belc

Croatian Radiotelevision Award (HRT) 2,000 EUROS
CINEMA, MON AMOUR
Alexandru Belc

Honorary Heart of Sarajevo: Wolfgang Amadeus Brülhart
Director Elia Suleiman President of the Jury for the Competition Programme - Feature Film
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