Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival was ended this weekend, and they gave out the awards in several competitions, including the winning short film pitch of Interforum. The winners receive their awards in the prize of 45.000 Euro. The interview with the finalists of Interforum is coming also, including the winning pitchers! Here’s the complete list of winners:

Inspection

*International Competition*
Berlin-Brandenburg Short Award – Best Film / € 6000 from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg:

  • Inspection by Gala Sukhanova -press still, Russian Federation, 2013 – more – filmstill – russian filmversion

Best Live-Action / € 2000 from SAE Institute Berlin

  • Nelly by Chris Raiber, Austria, 2015

Best Animation / 1.000,- € from Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule (BTK)

  • Whole by William Reynish, Denmark, 2014 – more – Film

Best Cinematography / Postproduction / value of € 9000 from ARRI Mitte

  • The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer by Randall Lloyd Okita, Canada, 2014

Special Mentions:

  • Planter les choux / Just like us by Karine Blanc, France, 2014
  • Listen by Rungano Nyoni, Hamy Ramezan, Finland / Denmark, 2014
  • Aubade by Mauro Carraro, Switzerland, 2014

*Confrontations* – Films against Violence and Intolerance
1st Prize / € 2000 from the Federal Agency for Civic Education

  • Démontable by Douwe Dijkstra, Netherlands, 2014

2nd Prize / € 1000 from the Federal Agency for Civic Education

  • Ave Maria by Basil Khalil, Frankreich / Germany / Palestina, 2015

Special Mentions:

  • Spectrum by Dimitris Gkotsis, Greece, 2014
  • Dinner for few by Nassos Vakalis, Greece, 2014
  • Online Award / € 1000 from Heinrich Böll Foundation: Shok by Jamie Donoughue, England / Cosovo, 2015

*Documentary Competition*
Best Documentary / Audiece Award 1.000 € from Hellenic Foundation for the Preservation of History and Culture, Inc.

  • The Reinvention of Normal by Liam Saint-Pierre, England, 2015 – more – Film

*German Competition*
First prize / € 1000 from Luzia Link

  • Erledigung einer Sache/ The last will by Dustin Loose, Germany, 2014

Second prize / Film Equipement Rental / worth € 2.500 from 25p

  • Alienation by Laura Lehmus, Germany, 2014

Special Mentions:

  • Sadakat (Fidelity) by Ilker Çatak, Deutschland, 2014
  • In The Distance by Florian Grolig, Deutschland, 2015

*Green Film Competition*
Best Environmental Film / Audience Award 1.500 € from Heinrich Böll Foundation

  • Atlantis Real Estate by Yatri N. Niehaus, Germany

Green Film Online Award / Jury Award 1.000 € from fritz kola

  • El Mostro – la coraggiosa storia di Gabriele by Salvatore Restivo, Lucio Schiavon, Italy, 2015

*Eject*
Audience Award for the weirdest & most wonderful film / € 1000 from Ampelmann

  • The Auteurs of Christmas by Fourground Films, Canada, 2013

*interforum – International Script Pitch*
Best Script Pitch / 1000 € by 25p *MEDIA GROUP – link

  • Neritan Zinxhiria – Albania – “To Not See Flowers Without Colours

ESP Jury Award / Participation at European Short Pitch 2016 supported by a grant by NISI MASA – European Network for Young Cinema.

  • Masha Kondakova – Ukraine – “Call Up

Daazo Award / A one-on-one session of individual festival strategy consulting provided by daazo

  • Demetrio Elorz – Spain – “Point, Game, Set and Match
  • Special Mention: Nefeli Rapti – Greece – “1969