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BERLIN: Joshua Z Weinstein's featured debut Menashe (USA, 2017) which is one of the only movies to be performed in Yiddish in nearly 70 years, will be shown at 67'th Berlinale Form section.

Submissions are now being accepted for Polish films and projects as part of Polish Days 2017, to be held August 8-10, 2017, during the 17th T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival (August 3-13, 2017).

Polish Days

Polish Days, the most important industry event at the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, is organized jointly with the Polish Film Institute. At special closed screenings, it offers members of the international film industry opportunities to view the latest Polish projects in all stages of production, including completed films and fragments of films in postproduction as well as taking part in presentations for projects in development. As each year, organizers expect about 200 guests including sales agents, distributors, coproducers, festival programmers and producers to be in attendance. Polish Days offers an unparalleled opportunity for Polish producers and filmmakers to promote their projects and plan festival strategy network with international partners.

Submission deadline: May 22

Organizers of Polish Days encourage submissions of new Polish films as well as works-in-progress (i.e. fragments of films in production) for viewing during closed screenings, as well as for projects in development to take part in a pitching session. Submission deadline: May 22, 2017. Submission form

Post-production services as prizes

During the event, partners from postproduction companies will award selected projects prizes in the form of postproduction sound and image services on preferential terms.

EAVE partners with Polish Days

For the second year in a row, EAVE and the Polish Film Institute will award a grant for a Polish producer and Polish film project in development, which will cover costs of participation in the prestigious EAVE production program in 2018.

Successful previous editions of Polish Days

Polish Days is an industry event with an excellent track record. In previous years, films presented at Polish Days have included Spoor, The Last Family, The Erlprince, I'm a Killer, All These Sleepless Nights, Warsaw 44, Papusza, Floating Skyscrapers, The Congress, You Are a God, Gods, Walesa, Man of Hope, Life Feels Good, and Obywatel.

Previous years' industry guests have included sales agents such as Films Boutique, Memento, LevelK, Wild Bunch, MK2, Bankside Films, Luxbox, Alpha Violet, Trust Nordisk, Intramovies, Urban Distribution, Wide, and New Europe Film Sales, distributors like Aero Films, Just, Kino Świat, Forum Film, Gutek Film, Soda Pictures, Metrodome, as well as HBO, Canal+, Polsat and TVP. Additionally, the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival has hosted festival programmers from Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Rotterdam, Karlove Vary, Busan, Tribeca, SXSW, MFF Transylvania, Hamburg, Göteborg, Hong Kong, Cottbus, Tallinn, Istanbul, Munich, Seattle, and Stockholm.

Partners: Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, Wrocław Film Commission

With 141 films to be shown, the programme of the fifth edition of LET’S CEE 2017 is going to be more wide-ranging than ever before. Austria’s only festival for Central and Eastern European films clearly remains on a growth path.
From March 21st to 27th, 141 feature films, documentaries and short films from Central and Eastern Europe as well as from Austria will be presented at the now fifth LET’S CEE Film Festival, at a total of six venues in Vienna, and, for the first time, at two new venues in Graz and Villach. A new record will be set with a total of 183 screenings. The same goes for the number of guests coming from foreign countries, among which luminaries like directing genius Béla Tarr from Hungary, movie icons like Ksenija Marinković from Croatia and Lazar Ristovski from Serbia and the Bosnian Oscar winner Danis Tanović will be present.

HERE you will find the Online Pocketguide
HERE is the Programme Overview
HERE you can browse the Calendar

The regular ticket sale started already! With a regular price of 9 Euros (8 Euros at the pre-sale) and a reduced price of 7.50 Euros (pre-sale: 7 Euros), the tickets are still cheap – especially seeing as a Q&A with film guests is often included. With the festival passes which allow you to see all films for 70 resp. 60 Euros (subject to availability), you can enjoy films for a comparatively small amount of money.
With this in mind: LET’S CEE you soon!

New Festival Section: goEast Gurus // Competitions, Awards & Juries // OPPOSE OTHERING! // Registering for Accreditation

goEast GURUS

With the new section goEast Gurus, goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (to take place in Wiesbaden, Germany, from April 26th to May 2nd 2017) is opening up a special platform to filmmakers whose pioneering work has been the object of particular admiration from audiences and festival organizers for years now. Independent of the premiere status of the works in question, goEast Gurus will present cinematic highlights from the international festival circuit, straight from Cannes, Venice, Toronto or beyond. The first edition of this unique section wouldn't be complete without the presence of an important contemporary director: Cristi Puiu. His most recent outing, SIERANEVADA, which was nominated for the Palme d'or, will be screened in goEast Gurus, alongside many other compelling films from treasured auteurs.

COMPETITIONS, AWARDS AND JURIES

The Competition for Fiction Features and Documentaries promises its share of surprises, discoveries and controversies. Already confirmed for inclusion in the program is the Croatian debut film QUIT STARING AT MY PLATE (NE GLEDAJ MI U PIJAT) by Hana Jušić, in which a young woman (Mia Petričević) attempts to break free from her family after her tyrannical father suffers a stroke. The program also features EXILED (PELNU SANATORIJA), a Latvian-Lithuanian co-production directed by Dāvis Sīmanis. Sīmanis' film is set in Latvia in the last year of the First World War and tells the story, based on historical fact, of a German surgeon who happens upon the sealed-off world-within-a-world inhabited by shell-shocked patients in a hospital. Lead actor Ulrich Matthes is expected to attend the festival.

In addition to vying for the right to take home the Golden Lily for Best Film (endowed with prize money of 10,000 euros), the featured productions, chosen by the goEast selection committee chaired by festival director Gaby Babić, will also be competing for the Award of the City of Wiesbaden for Best Director (7,500 euros) as well as the Award of the Federal Foreign Office for Cultural Diversity (4,000 euros). In all, ten fiction features and six documentary films, together representing the diversity of Central and Eastern European auteur cinema and painting a nuanced emotional portrait of Central and Eastern Europe, are nominated to take part in the competition. The prize winners are determined by a five-member international jury and the awards ceremony at Caligari FilmBühne is the jubilant climax of the festival. A jury representing FIPRESCI also presents the International Film Critics' Award to one fiction feature and one documentary film respectively.

The Open Frame Award, worth 5,000 euros, is awarded in the framework of the Experimental Film and Video Art Competition. The award, endowed by BHF-BANK Foundation, honours the best work from young artists or filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe or from students from one of Hessen's film or art academies.

Further prizes, with a total value of 23,500 euros, are awarded in the festival's own dedicated projects for the fostering of young talent. In the East-West Talent Lab, the goEast Development Award, endowed with prize money in the amount of 3,500 euros by Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain, goes to the best film project, while in OPPOSE OTHERING! five directorial duos are set to receive productions grants of 4,000 euros per team.

OPPOSE OTHERING!

Brexit, the recent election campaign in the USA, radical Islamism, populism - all of these phenomena make it abundantly clear that the fight for solidarity and equality around the world is far from over. With the support of Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future”, goEast is making a contribution to the cause: The goEast project OPPOSE OTHERING!, along with the section of the same name, is devoted to the examination of various manifestations of othering - a term denoting focussed misanthropy directed at groups and the marginalisation of people of different social, religious or ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations and/or gender identities. The featured films treat solidarity and civil courage and portray individuals who have chosen to take a stand against discrimination. Five young directorial duo teams from Germany and Central and Eastern Europe are currently in the process of completing films that deal with othering, to be premiered at goEast. Ten new filmmaking tandems will participate in a workshop and film program at goEast 2017. Five of the nominated tandems will be awarded production grants in the amount of 4,000 euros each for the realisation of their project ideas. // www.oppose-othering.de

The complete program for the 17th edition of goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film will be announced at the beginning of April.

The first press release for goEast 2017, published in January (originally from 25.1.2017, with a thematic focus on women in film) can be found at here

goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film is hosted by Deutsches Filminstitut and supported by numerous partners. The festival is primarily funded by the Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, the State Capital Wiesbaden, Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ), Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland, BHF-BANK Foundation, the Adolf und Luisa Haeuser-Stiftung für Kunst und Kulturpflege, the Federal Foreign Office, Deutsch-Tschechische Zukunftsfonds, the municipality of Eschborn and Krušovice. Media partners include among others 3sat, the FAZ and hr-iNFO.

REGISTERING FOR ACCREDITATION

goEast offers representatives of the reporting press the opportunity to register for professional accreditation free of charge. We would like to extend a very warm invitation to join us in Wiesbaden from April 26th to May 2nd 2017 for the 17th edition of our festival and we look forward to your coverage.

The accreditation form and further details are available here

The press conference for this year's goEast Film Festival will take place on Thursday April 20th at 11 AM at Caligari FilmBühne in Wiesbaden 

For more information, please contact:

NOISE Film PR
Mirjam Wiekenkamp & Saskia April Kluge
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STRUCTURAL CONSTELLATIONS is an original Master Class in two 4-day Modules for those professionals who are concerned with the major artistic decisions - producers, screenwriters, authors-directors, new media designers, script consultants - of any production and has been elaborated by the widely recognized specialist Matthias Varga von Kibéd.

Dates of the Modules

• 23 to 27 May 2017 in Switzerland
• 13 to 17 November 2017 in Poland

Application deadline: 30 March 2017

Fee

• 1 team (maximum 3 persons): 1’000 Euro for the two modules

• 1 individual participant: 700 Euro for the two modules

The fee includes tuition, accommodation and meals. Travel costs are not included.

Up to 11 participants (in teams or individual) are eligible for a scholarship covering part of the travel costs and full subsistence expenses, provided that they have not already benefited from another scholarship for the same expenses. The scholarships are primarily for participants from low income countries.

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All details about the programme can be found at www.constellations-story.net

and the application form at www.constellations-story.net/applying.html

What you get from STRUCTURAL CONSTELLATIONS

  • The consolidation of your project according to target groups and audience development
  • The techniques and tools of the structural constellation method to apply autonomously with any collaborator in order to develop the same vision of a project and to solve problems/conflicts with any team
  • The reframing of your project with regard to the story / the scenes / the characters
  • The enhancement of the interaction within the development team of your project
  • The enhancement of your creative potential, your story development skills and your positioning / monitoring in the creative process within your team

STRUCTURAL CONSTELLATIONS is proposed by FOCAL, the Norwegian Film Institute, the Swedish Film Institute, the Austrian Film Institute and the Wajda School, with the support of the Polish Film Institute (PISF) and the Swiss Federal Office of Culture.

New Festival Section: goEast Gurus // Competitions, Awards & Juries // OPPOSE OTHERING! // Registering for Accreditation

goEast GURUS

With the new section goEast Gurus, goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (to take place in Wiesbaden, Germany, from April 26th to May 2nd 2017) is opening up a special platform to filmmakers whose pioneering work has been the object of particular admiration from audiences and festival organizers for years now. Independent of the premiere status of the works in question, goEast Gurus will present cinematic highlights from the international festival circuit, straight from Cannes, Venice, Toronto or beyond. The first edition of this unique section wouldn't be complete without the presence of an important contemporary director: Cristi Puiu. His most recent outing, SIERANEVADA, which was nominated for the Palme d'or, will be screened in goEast Gurus, alongside many other compelling films from treasured auteurs.

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COMPETITIONS, AWARDS AND JURIES

The Competition for Fiction Features and Documentaries promises its share of surprises, discoveries and controversies. Already confirmed for inclusion in the program is the Croatian debut film QUIT STARING AT MY PLATE (NE GLEDAJ MI U PIJAT) by Hana Jušić, in which a young woman (Mia Petričević) attempts to break free from her family after her tyrannical father suffers a stroke. The program also features EXILED (PELNU SANATORIJA), a Latvian-Lithuanian co-production directed by Dāvis Sīmanis. Sīmanis' film is set in Latvia in the last year of the First World War and tells the story, based on historical fact, of a German surgeon who happens upon the sealed-off world-within-a-world inhabited by shell-shocked patients in a hospital. Lead actor Ulrich Matthes is expected to attend the festival.

In addition to vying for the right to take home the Golden Lily for Best Film (endowed with prize money of 10,000 euros), the featured productions, chosen by the goEast selection committee chaired by festival director Gaby Babić, will also be competing for the Award of the City of Wiesbaden for Best Director (7,500 euros) as well as the Award of the Federal Foreign Office for Cultural Diversity (4,000 euros). In all, ten fiction features and six documentary films, together representing the diversity of Central and Eastern European auteur cinema and painting a nuanced emotional portrait of Central and Eastern Europe, are nominated to take part in the competition. The prize winners are determined by a five-member international jury and the awards ceremony at Caligari FilmBühne is the jubilant climax of the festival. A jury representing FIPRESCI also presents the International Film Critics' Award to one fiction feature and one documentary film respectively.

The Open Frame Award, worth 5,000 euros, is awarded in the framework of the Experimental Film and Video Art Competition. The award, endowed by BHF-BANK Foundation, honours the best work from young artists or filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe or from students from one of Hessen's film or art academies.

Further prizes, with a total value of 23,500 euros, are awarded in the festival's own dedicated projects for the fostering of young talent. In the East-West Talent Lab, the goEast Development Award, endowed with prize money in the amount of 3,500 euros by Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain, goes to the best film project, while in OPPOSE OTHERING! five directorial duos are set to receive productions grants of 4,000 euros per team.

OPPOSE OTHERING!

Brexit, the recent election campaign in the USA, radical Islamism, populism - all of these phenomena make it abundantly clear that the fight for solidarity and equality around the world is far from over. With the support of Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future”, goEast is making a contribution to the cause: The goEast project OPPOSE OTHERING!, along with the section of the same name, is devoted to the examination of various manifestations of othering - a term denoting focussed misanthropy directed at groups and the marginalisation of people of different social, religious or ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations and/or gender identities. The featured films treat solidarity and civil courage and portray individuals who have chosen to take a stand against discrimination. Five young directorial duo teams from Germany and Central and Eastern Europe are currently in the process of completing films that deal with othering, to be premiered at goEast. Ten new filmmaking tandems will participate in a workshop and film program at goEast 2017. Five of the nominated tandems will be awarded production grants in the amount of 4,000 euros each for the realisation of their project ideas. // www.oppose-othering.de

The complete program for the 17th edition of goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film will be announced at the beginning of April.

The first press release for goEast 2017, published in January (originally from 25.1.2017, with a thematic focus on women in film) can be found at here

goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film is hosted by Deutsches Filminstitut and supported by numerous partners. The festival is primarily funded by the Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, the State Capital Wiesbaden, Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ), Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, ŠKODA AUTO Deutschland, BHF-BANK Foundation, the Adolf und Luisa Haeuser-Stiftung für Kunst und Kulturpflege, the Federal Foreign Office, Deutsch-Tschechische Zukunftsfonds, the municipality of Eschborn and Krušovice. Media partners include among others 3sat, the FAZ and hr-iNFO.

REGISTERING FOR ACCREDITATION

goEast offers representatives of the reporting press the opportunity to register for professional accreditation free of charge. We would like to extend a very warm invitation to join us in Wiesbaden from April 26th to May 2nd 2017 for the 17th edition of our festival and we look forward to your coverage.

 

The accreditation form and further details are available here

 

The press conference for this year's goEast Film Festival will take place on Thursday April 20th at 11 AM at Caligari FilmBühne in Wiesbaden.

For more information, please contact:

NOISE Film PR
Mirjam Wiekenkamp & Saskia April Kluge
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Piracy
Search engines and creative industries sign anti-piracy agreement in Britain – Intellectual Property Office
Representatives from the creative industries, leading UK search engines, and the IPO developed a Voluntary Code of Practice dedicated to the removal of links to infringing content from the first page of search results.

Portability
15/02: EU Ambassadors endorse agreement: Cross Border Portable Digital Services – Maltese Presidency to the EU website
The new rules, which will allow consumers to access online content services, paid for in their home country, whenever they are visiting another country within the European Union, have been endorsed by EU Ambassadors. This is part of the digital single market strategy, whose goal is to create an internal market for digital content and services.
23/02: MEPs welcome new portability rules – Parliament Magazine

New rules allowing EU citizens with subscriptions for online music, games, films and TV shows to access this content while travelling to another EU country have been welcomed by MEPs.

Events
16/03: European Audiovisual Observatory Advisory Committee Meeting, Strasbourg – more information here 

The Conference organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory will look at the key trends from the audiovisual market and regulations. 
15-16/06: Digital Assembly, Malta – more information here

The 2017 edition of the Digital Assembly will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to debate, take stock and look ahead at how Europe and how its partners around the world are preparing for this digital transformation

 

FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Berlinale to rate the films in the Main Competition, Panorama and Forum giving the films 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 stars. 5 is the best and 1 is the worst. The ratings give an overview of critics opinions from a large number of countries and provide insights to what critics in many different countries think about the programme.

The Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) has revealed the nominations for the 24th Czech Lion Annual Awards. This year the academics could choose from the 71 feature films, animated films and documentary features which had been distributed in the year of 2016. The films can be awarded the statuette of Czech Lion in 15 statutory categories. The most nominations throughout all the categories have been obtained by the films Masaryk (Prominent Patient), Anthropoid and Učitelka (The Teacher). The awarding ceremony will take place in Rudolfinum on 4th March 2017. The gala evening will be newly hosted by Adela Banášová.

The members of CFTA had been voting about the nominations in the film categories for the 24th Czech Lion Annual Awards by the 13th January 2017. The total number of 122 academics had been choosing from 42 feature and animated films and 29 documentary features. The nominees for the Czech Lion awards are dominated by the biographical drama Prominent Patient directed by Julius Ševčík with its 14 nominations. The film Anthropoid directed by Sean Ellis gained 12 nominations. The third highest number of nominations (9) went to the drama called The Teacher by Jan Hřebejk. It is closely followed by the film I, Olga Hepnarova, which got 8 nominations.

In the category of the best film the following five films have been nominated: Anthropoid (directed by Sean Ellis), I, Olga Hepnarova(directed by Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda), Prominent Patient (directed by Julius Ševčík), The Teacher (directed by Jan Hřebejk) and Family Film(directed by Olmo Omerzu).The Czech Lion Award for the best documentary feature can be awarded to one of these films – Brother Karel (directed by Krystyna Krauze), FC Roma (directed by Tomáš Bojar and Rozálie Kohoutová), Normal Autistic Film (directed by Miroslav Janek), Helena’s Law(directed by Petra Nesvačilová) and Doomed Beauty(directed by Helena Třeštíková and Jakub Hejna).

The awards in the area of television production will be awarded for the second time, this year in two categories. Altogether four broadcasters recommended their deeds – Czech Television, HBO Europe, TV Nova and TV Prima. In each category, three projects with the highest number of votes from the academics will be revealed in the course of February. The winners in the categories of the best television film or miniseries and best television drama series will be announced during the ceremonial gala evening on 4th March.

The category of the best television documentary or series underwent some changes as it has been joined with the category of the best documentary feature. In the selection of the films in this category there are all the films that have been presented to the public during the year of 2017 either by public projections or by television broadcasting. The presidium of CFTA will also present the award for a Unique Contribution to Czech Film during the ceremonial gala evening.

Apart from the revelation of the nominations, the winners in the non-statutory categories were also announced at the CFTA press conference. The award for the best film poster was presented to Lukáš Veverka, the designer of the poster for the film I, Olga Hepnarova. The director Sean Ellis obtained the award of film fans for his film Anthropoid.

The Czech Lion Award for the best actress in a leading role can be obtained by the following actresses – Michalina Olszanská for the film I, Olga Hepnarova, Lenka Vlasáková for the film We Are Never Alone, Vanda Hybnerová for her role in the film Family Film, Eliška Balzerová for the movie Tiger Theory and Zuzana Mauréry for the film The Teacher. The award for the best actress in a supporting role can go to – Klára Melíšková for the film I, Olga Hepnarova, Simona Stašová for the role in the film The Devil’s Mistress, Arly Jover for the movie Prominent Patient, Daniela Kolářová for the movie The Noonday Witch and Zuzana Kronerová for the role in the film Red Captain.

The Czech Lion Award for the best actor in a leading role will belong to one of the following nominees – Ivan Trojan for the film Angel of the Lord 2, Cillian Murphy for Anthropoid, Karel Roden for the role in the film Masaryk, Karel Roden for We Are Never Alone and Jiří Bartoška
for the role in the movie Tiger Theory. The winner in the category of the best actor in a supporting role will be one of the following actors - Boleslav Polívka for the role in the film Angel of the Lord 2, Jamie Dornan for Anthropoid, Oldřich Kaiser and Hanns Zischler for their acting performances in the film Prominent Patient or Miroslav Hanuš for We Are Never Alone.

At the gala evening the award for the best director will be obtained by one of these nominees – Sean Ellis for the film Anthropoid, Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda for the movie I, Olga Hepnarova, Julius Ševčík for the directing of the film Prominent Patient, Olmo Omerzu for Family Film or Jan Hřebejk for the film The Teacher.

The ceremonial presentation of the 24th Annual Awards of the Czech Film and Television Academy will take place in Rudolfinum in Prague on 4th March 2017. The gala evening will be newly hosted by Adela Banášová. The whole evening will be broadcast live at 8 p.m. by the CT1 channel.

OVERVIEW OF THE NOMINATIONS:

BEST FILM

  • Anthropoid – produced by Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon, Sean Ellis, David Ondříček, Kryštof Mucha
  • I, Olga Hepnarova – produced by Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda, Vojtěch Frič, Marcin Kurek, Sylwester Banaszkiewicz, Marian Urban
  • Prominent Patient – produced by Rudolf Biermann, Julius Ševčík
  • Family Film – produced by Jiří Konečný
  • The Teacher – produced by Zuzana Mistríková, Ľubica Orechovská, Ondřej Zima, Jan Prušinovský

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

  • Brother Karel – directed by Krystyna Krauze – produced by Barbara Ławska, Hana Třeštíková
  • FC Roma – directed by Tomáš Bojar, Rozálie Kohoutová – produced by Pavla Janoušková Kubečková, Tereza Polachová
  • Normal Autistic Film – directed by Miroslav Janek – produced by Jan Macola
  • Helena’s Law – directed by Petra Nesvačilová – produced by Klára Žaloudková
  • Doomed Beauty – directed by Helena Třeštíková, Jakub Hejna – produced by Hana Třeštíková

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Anthropoid – Sean Ellis
  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda
  • Prominent Patient – Julius Ševčík
  • Family Film – Olmo Omerzu
  • The Teacher – Jan Hřebejk

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Michalina Olszanská
  • We Are Never Alone – Lenka Vlasáková
  • Family Film – Vanda Hybnerová
  • Tiger Theory – Eliška Balzerová
  • The Teacher – Zuzana Mauréry

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  • Angel of the Lord 2 – Ivan Trojan
  • Anthropoid – Cillian Murphy
  • Prominent Patient – Karel Roden
  • We Are Never Alone – Karel Roden
  • Tiger Theory – Jiří Bartoška

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Klára Melíšková
  • The Devil’s Mistress – Simona Stašová
  • Prominent Patient – Arly Jover
  • The Noonday Witch – Daniela Kolářová
  • Red Captain – Zuzana Kronerová

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • Angel of the Lord 2 – Boleslav Polívka
  • Anthropoid – Jamie Dornan
  • Prominent Patient – Oldřich Kaiser
  • Prominent Patient – Hanns Zischler
  • We Are Never Alone – Miroslav Hanuš

BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Anthropoid – Anthony Frewin, Sean Ellis
  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda
  • Prominent Patient – Petr Kolečko, Alex Koenigsmark, Julius Ševčík
  • We Are Never Alone – Petr Václav
  • The Teacher – Petr Jarchovský

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Anthropoid – Sean Ellis
  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Adam Sikora
  • Prominent Patient – Martin Štrba
  • We Are Never Alone – Štěpán Kučera
  • The Noonday Witch – Alexander Šurkala

BEST FILM EDITING

  • Angel of the Lord 2 – Jan Mattlach
  • Anthropoid – Richard Mettler
  • Prominent Patient – Marek Opatrný
  • The Teacher – Vladimír Barák
  • Doomed Beauty – Jakub Hejna

BEST SOUND

  • Angel of the Lord 2 – Radim Hladík jr.
  • Anthropoid – Yves Marie Omnes
  • The Oddsockeaters – Jan Čeněk, Richard Müller
  • Prominent Patient – Viktor Ekrt, Pavel Rejholec
  • The Noonday Witch – Petr Šoupa, Martin Jílek, Viktor Prášil

BEST MUSIC

  • Anthropoid – Robin Foster
  • The Devil’s Mistress – Ondřej Soukup
  • Prominent Patient – Michal Lorenc, Kryštof Marek
  • Red Captain – Petr Ostrouchov
  • The Teacher – Michal Novinski

BEST STAGE DESIGN

  • Anthropoid – Morgan Kennedy
  • The Devil’s Mistress – Zdeněk Flemming
  • The Oddsockeaters – Galina Miklínová
  • Prominent Patient – Milan Býček
  • The Teacher – Juraj Fábry

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

  • Angel of the Lord 2 – Katarína Hollá
  • Anthropoid – Josef Čechota
  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Aneta Grňáková
  • Prominent Patient – Katarína Štrbová Bieliková
  • The Teacher – Katarína Štrbová Bieliková

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

  • Angel of the Lord 2 – Andrea McDonald
  • Anthropoid – Gabriela Poláková, Linda Eisenhamerová
  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Alina Janerka
  • Prominent Patient – Lukáš Král
  • The Teacher – Anita Hroššová

MAGNESIA AWARD FOR THE BEST STUDENT FILM – non-statutory award

  • 3rd half – Jiří Volek
  • Benny – Michal Hruška
  • Black Cake – Johana Švarcová
  • Kiev Moscow – Anna Lyubynetska
  • Prison – Damián Vondrášek

BEST FILM POSTER – non-statutory award

  • I, Olga Hepnarova – Lukáš Veverka –winner
  • Prominent Patient – Rudolf Biermann, Julius Ševčík
  • The Noonday Witch – Petr Skala
  • The Teacher – Michal Tilsch
  • The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street – Tereza Kučerová, Jakub Suchý

AWARD OF FILM FANS – non-statutory award

  • Anthropoid – directed by Sean Ellis (winner) 

Czech Lion

The Czech lion is a prestigious film award that has been presented since 1993. The films are assessed based on the voting of the members of the Czech Film and Television Academy. The press conference with the announcement of the nominations for the 24th Czech Lion Annual Awards will be held on 18th January 2017. The ceremonial gala evening will take place on Saturday 4th March 2017 in the Dvořák’s Hall of Rudolfinum and it will be broadcast live at 8 p.m. by the Czech Television CT1 channel.

About the Czech Film and Television Academy:

The Czech Film and Television Academy was founded in 1995 and in 2013 it was transformed into a registered association. Its main aim is to support and promote Czech cinematographic art in the Czech Republic as well as abroad and create conditions for the development of Czech film. Since 1993 it has been awarding the most prestigious Czech film award – the Czech Lion Award and nominates Czech films or documentary features for foreign film awards. At the moment the CFTA consists of 277 members.

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