Posts tagged "awards"
17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur wraps: China and Lucerne are the big winners

17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur wraps: China and Lucerne are the big winners

Hu Wei wins the Grand Prize and the Audience Award of the 17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur with his film “La lampe au beurre de yak”. The Promotional Award goes to “Quelqu’un d’extraordinaire” by Monia Chokri. The jury awards the Prize for the Best Swiss Film to “Kod Ćoška” by Corina Schwingruber Ilić and Nikola Ilić from Lucerne. Deserved...
Jane Campion and the Jury announces the winners of the 16th Cinéfondation Selection

Jane Campion and the Jury announces the winners of the 16th Cinéfondation Selection

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Jane Campion and including Maji-da Abdi, Nicoletta Braschi, Nandita Das and Semih Kaplanoğlu, has awarded the 2013 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 18 student films, chosen out of nearly...
The 8th Cyprus International Film Festival is calling for entries!

The 8th Cyprus International Film Festival is calling for entries!

Films produced the last 36 months can participate in CYIFF 2013. These films must be premieres in Cyprus.  Only First Feature Films are eligible to participate for the “Golden Aphrodite Award”. All other feature films are eligible for “Veteran’s Award”. Cypriot films of recent production that have screened in other local festivals are eligible to participate...
Adam Strange, Crystal Bear winning short film director, dies at 46

Adam Strange, Crystal Bear winning short film director, dies at 46

The Daazo staff was saddened by tonight’s news about Adam Strange, winner of the Generation 14 Plus Competition at the 59. Berlinale, who was killed by a shark while swimming in the sea in New Zealand. Rescue teams were fighting the sharks with high powers, but apparently there was nothing to do about it, 46-year...
Little heroes, little films, big awards?

Little heroes, little films, big awards?

Soon, the Dolby Theatre located on the Hollywood Boulevard will be stuffed with potential and less-potential filmmakers to win an Oscar for the 85th time in history. But don’t get too cozy with the elegant sound of “The 85th Academy Awards” because from this year and on, it is officially branded as “The Oscars”. Get...
A short history of shorts at the Oscars

A short history of shorts at the Oscars

  Daazo takes a look at some of the notable milestones regarding live action short films at the Oscars. The Academy always did it’s best to award those great directors, producers who made those legendary “One-reelers’.  We take a short look on the history of shorts for today’s big night.    So let’s see in...
Here Are The Winners of The Berlinale Shorts 2013

Here Are The Winners of The Berlinale Shorts 2013

In 2013 Spanish director Javier Fesser, Korean documentary cinematographer Hong Hyosook as well as German art historian Susanne Pfeffer have picked the winners: GOLDEN BEAR for the Best Short Film La Fugue (The Runaway) by Jean-Bernard Marlin THE JURY PRIZE (Silver Bear) die ruhe bleibt (remains quiet) by Stefan Kriekhaus     BERLIN SHORT FILM...

Berlinale Shorts Awards 2010

The members of the International Short Film Jury Zita Carvalhosa (Brazil), Max Dax (Germany) and Samm Haillay (UK) award the following prizes: Awards 2010: Händelse Vid Bank, Hayerida, Colivia, Venus vs Me The Golden Bear for the best short film goes to Händelse Vid Bank by Ruben Östlund (Sweden) “His film is a real reflection...

Shorts on the Top

Braunschweig, Brest, Cottbus – Three international movie fests awarded Hungarian films this weekend. 23rd Braunschweig International Film Festival The short film music award, “The Leo” went to Mama by director Géza M. Tóth, composer Attila Pacsay and sound designer Imre Madacsi. The complete jury statement: “On the roof of a high building a young woman...

Alter-Native Awards

Attila Bertóti, Krisztina Esztergályos and Pici Papai were awarded at the 17th edition of Alter-Native, Transylvania’s biggest short film contest. The international jury of the17th Alter-Native festival awarded three short films from Hungary. Transylvania’s biggest short film contest ended on Sunday in Targu-Mures / Marosvásárhely. Jury’s Special Prize went to Orsi Tóth and Andor Lukáts,...