14/06/2009 12:23

AWARDS - NATIONAL CLASS and UP TO 10.000 BUCKS

Jury members of the film selections NATIONAL CLASS and UP TO 10.000 BUCKS of the Cinema City – Film and Media Festival in the assembly:

1.     Pjer Žalica, The chairman of the jury
2.     Iliana Kitanova
3.     Srđan Koljević
4.     Ludovic Chavarot
5.     Padraic Delaney

held the Final session after careful consideration of all films in NATIONAL CLASS and UP TO 10.000 BUCKS competition programs and unanimously decided to award the following films:

NATIONAL CLASS:

1)     GRAND PRIX , IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 10.000,00$ for the Best Film in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to the film „ORDINARY PEOPLE“ directed by Vladimir Perisic

Explication: For it’s compelling , moving and thought provoking film making.

2)     The Best Directing Award– IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 3.000,00 $ in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to director of film „ST.GEORGE SHOOTS THE DRAGON“, Srdjan Dragojevic.

Explication: For the masterful handling of an epic war story in a microcosm.

3)     The Best Sreenplay Award- IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 2.000,00 $ in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to screenwriter of the film „WAIT FOR ME AND I WILL NOT COME“, Miroslav Momcilovic

Explication: A mosais of storylies, skillfully depicting the despair and the euphoria of being in love.

4)     The Best Male Role Award- IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 2.000,00 $ in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to an actor in the film „ST. GEORGE SHOTS THE DRAGON“, Lazar Ristovski.

Explication: In this film, Lazar Ristovski gave a subtle yet powerful performance.

5)     The Best Female Role Award- IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 2.000,00 $ in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to an actress in the film „HERE AND THERE“, Mirjana Karanovic

Explication: Mirjana Karanovic gave a seemingly effortless portrait of a middle aged woman who dicovers herself again.

6)     The Best Editing Award - IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 2.000,00 $ in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to editor of the film „ST. GEORGE SHOOTS THE DRAGON“, Petar Markovic.

Explication: For his substantial contribution in orchestrating a multilayered story.

7)     The Best Photography Award - IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 2.000,00 $ in the ’National Class’ competition program goes to cinematographer of the film „AUTMN IN MY STREET“, Aleksandar Ramadanovic.

Explication:

Through his vivid and realistic style, he transports the audience to the hearth of the action.

8)     Special Mention – diploma, for the film „Autumn in my Street“ directed by Milos Pusic

Explication: Because it represents the energy of a New Wave of Serbian film-making

UP TO 10.000 BUCKS:

1)     The Best Film Award , IBIS statuete and prize in the amount of 2.000,00$ in the ’UP TO 10.000 BUCKS’ competition program goes to the film „ZIVAN PUJIC JIMMY“ directed by Ognjen Glavonic.

Explication: For the awakening and inspiring positive energy of his film.

2)     II prize - non monetary award – under the Jury decision – diploma goes to “RED RABBIT”, directed by Egmont Mayer.

Explication: Within a few minutes we get a detailed yet simple metaphorical tale.

3)     III prize- non monetary award – under the Jury decision – diploma goes to “JOURNEY OF A RED FRIDGE”, directed by Lucian and Natasa Muntean.

Explication: Not just for beautiful images, but also for a beautiful, touching story.