List of winners Sevilla European Film Festival 2016

Article published on Nov. 13, 2016
Article published on Nov. 13, 2016

We already know what have decided the Jury of the OFFICIAL SECTION of Seville European Film Festival 2016, composed by Kieron Corless, Pilar López de Ayala, João Nicolau, Luis E. Parés and Agnés Wildenstein. 

GOLDEN GIRALDILLO

FilmMA LOUTE (France, 2016)

Director: Bruno Dumont 

From burlesque to gore, from sillent cinema to melodrama, from comic books to expressionism, for the amazingly strong acting, for its enjoyable crazyness

SPECIAL JURY Award

FilmMIMOSAS (Spain, Morocco, France, Qatar 2016)

Director: Oliver Laxe

For the beauty of the tale it tells us, for the poetic journey  dealing with reality and spirituality in different times, for its cinematic strenght

Best DIRECTION Award

FilmSTAYING VERTICAL (RESTER VERTICAL) (France, 2016)

Director: Alain Guiraudie 

For sharing with us a world where territories are fiction, in which his main character  experiments paternity and cosmic sexuality. For its constant reinvention of cinema.

Best SCREENPLAY Award

FilmLE FILS DE JOSEPH (France, Belgium 2016)

Written by: Eugène Green

For its conceptual ambition and daring, for the beauty and precision of its language, for its profound insights into the mysteries of the human heart.

Best ACTRESS Award

FilmMA LOUTE (France, 2016)

Actress: Raph

For a performance of remarkable versatility and understated subtlety, even more astonishing from a newcomer to screen acting.

Best ACTOR Award

FilmLE FILS DE JOSEPH (France, Belgium 2016)

Actor: Victor Ezenfis

For a performance gifted with lightness, depth, versatility, and a moving restraint.

Best CINEMATOGRAPHY Award

FilmAMERICAN HONEY (United Kingdom, USA, 2016)

Director of Photography: Robbie Ryan

For its great vitality, its versatility put to use in the narrative, and for its vibrant dynamism.

SPECIAL MENTION TO BEST SOUND DESIGN AND EDITING

FilmMIMOSAS (Spain, Morocco, France, Qatar 2016)

Director: Oliver Laxe

Cinema is  made with moving images and sounds, it is a creative process  involving many aspects and requiring all kind of different abilites. therefore we think that it would be fair to give an award not only to best cinemaography but also to best sound design and best editing. In the absence of specific prizes for editing and sound, the jury would like to make special mention of the exceptional work in both these categories in Oliver Laxe’s MIMOSAS.

The Seville University Camp_US Jury of the NEW WAVES section of the Seville European Film Festival 2015, composed by PAULA CASILLAS MORENO, JULIA CORTEGANA DE LA FUENTE, IGNACIO DOMÍNGUEZ MEJÍAS, ANA ISABEL QUIRANTES VALLÉS and JUAN FELIPE SUÁREZ ACOSTA, has decided to award the following prizes

NEW WAVES SECTION BEST FILM AWARD

FilmTHE SUN, THE SUN BLINDED ME (Poland, Switzerland 2016) 

Director: Anka Sasnal y Wilhelm Sasnal

For portraying the existential void and the lack of identity that is threatening Europe through the adaptation of a classic of 20th century literature. An individual, lucid, minimalist look.

SPECIAL AWARD NEW WAVES

FilmALBÜM (Turkey, France y Romania, 2016) 

Director: Mehmet Can Mertoğlu

For the formal rupturism in a first film that reflects the frivolity of characters imbued with conventions.

HONOR MENTION

FilmDAYDREAMS (L'INDOMPTÉE(Francie, 2016)

Director: Caroline Deruas

The Jury of the NEW WAVES NON FICTION section of the Seville European Film Festival 2015, composed by PAMELA BIENZOBAS, NATALIA MARÍN and EVA RIVERA, has decided to award the following prize

NEW WAVES NON FICTION AWARD

FilmPARADISE! PARADISE! (Austria, 2016) 

Director: Kurdwin Ayub

Under the false varnish of an innocent home video, Paradise! Paradise! takes a caustic look at what we understand as home, family, fatherland, gender, security, ideals… In short, the endless components of identity, in the complex geopolitical framework of today.

 The EURIMAGES Jury of Seville European Film Festival 2015, composed by the cinema critic BEATRIZ MARTÍNEZ CALLEJA and the filmmaker JORGE NARANJO, has decided to award the following prize

 EURIMAGES AWARD TO THE BEST EUROPEAN COPRODUCTION

FilmTONI ERDMANN (Germany, 2016) 

Director: Maren Ade

For a story the defends the freedom of being oneself and the courage to break with appearances and social protocol. All of this with a narrative as daring and unconventional as its characters, in whom humour and poetry go hand in hand.

The FIPRESCI Jury (International Federation of Film Critics) of Seville European Film Festival 2016, composed by JAMES EVANS, JOSE RAMÓN OTERO ROKO and MARIOLA WIKTOR, has decided to award the following prize

BEST FILM AWARD OF THE RESISTANCES OFFICIAL COMPETITION

FilmLOS OBJETOS AMOROSOS (Spain, 2016) 

Director: Adrián Silvestre David

For the sensitive realistic representation of issues of immigration, gender, identity and contemporary conditions in Europe, the jury awards ‘Los Objetos Amorosos’ the FIPRESCI critics award for the Best Film in Resistencias Section.

DELUXE offers the winner director of the Resistencias selection the creation of a master DCP of his/her next feature film.

Also the Deluxe Company is awarding a special second prize consisting of the creation of a DCP (Digital Cinema Package) Master –valued at a maximum of €6,000- for the next feature film project by the director of one of the Spanish films that have competed in the Official Section, New Waves and New Waves Non_Fiction. On this occasion the jury, composed of the University of Seville professors Alberto Hermida, Samuel Fernández and Sergio Cobo –responsible for the Seminar on Spanish Cinema organised in collaboration with CICUS-, have decided to grant this award to: 

FilmDIÁS COLOR NARANJA (Spain, 2016) - Las Nuevas Olas

Director: Pablo Llorca

The audience of the EFA SELECTION of the Seville European Film Festival 2016 has decided by vote to award the following prize

GRAND AUDIENCE AWARD

FilmTONI ERDMANN (Germany, 2016)

Director: Maren Ade

The young audience of the EUROPA JUNIOR section of the Seville European Film Festival 2016 has decided by vote to award the following prize:

JUNIOR GIRALDILLO AWARD

FilmAVES DE PASO (LES OISEAUX DE PASSAGE) (Belgium, France 2015) 

Director: Olivier Ringer

The ASECAN Jury of Seville European Film Festival 2015, composed byANTONIO CUESTA, BORJA DE DIEGO and CARMEN JIMÉNEZ, has decided to award the following prizes

THE BEST ANDALUSIAN PANORAMA SHORT FILM SGAE AWARD

FilmUN BILLETE A NUNCA JAMAS (Spain, 2016) 

Director: Jorge Naranjo

For giving the leading role to what is traditionally a secondary character, knowing how to move us and make us laugh.

SPECIAL SGAE AWARD FOR ARTISTIC CATEGORY TO THE DIRECTION

FilmLA VIDA SIGUE IGUAL (Spain, 2016)

Director: Mateo Cabeza

For offering a dignified, tender portrait of an unusual character, with  so much visual power and humanity.

OFFICIAL SECTION ASECAN BEST FILM AWARD

FilmGODLESS (Bulgaria, Denmark, France, 2016) 

Director: Ralitza Petrova

For the firm direction and a brilliant script, the pillars of a daring journey in an implacable story of corruption.

The jury organised by the Asociación Cultura con Orgullo, with the collaboration of the Asociación Adriano Antinoo, ASECAN and AAMMA (Asociación Andaluza Mujeres Medios Audiovisuales) and the Cantillana City Council (Sevilla), and composed of JUAN-RAMÓN BARBANCHO, CRISTINA CEREZO, ANA ROSA DIEGO, MERCEDES HOYOS, AGUS JIMÉNEZ, MIGUEL ÁNGEL PARRA, JAVIER ROJAS, MAR ROMERO, MANUEL ROSADO and ANTONIO TORRES has decided to grant the OCAÑA Award.

III PREMIO OCAÑA A LA LIBERTAD | 3rd OCAÑA AWARD TO FREEDOM

Film: HEARTSTONE (Iceland, 2016)

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

For its sensitivity in recounting the awaking of sensuality in adolescence and for its emphatic description of the pressure and social rejection suffered by young people in the LGTBY collective particularly in a rural environment.