VILNIUS: Sharunas Bartas‘ film Peace to Us in Our Dreams won awards in five categories, including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Cinematographer, Best Editing and Best Supporting Actress at the ninth Lithuanian Film and TV Silver Crane Awards held on 27 May 2016.
The awards are presented by the Lithuanian Film Academy and the awards ceremony was broadcast by Lithuanian National Television.
The nominees and winners of the Silver Crane Awards were selected by leading cinema professionals, including professor and member of the European Film Academy Gražina Arlickaitė; film critic Živilė Pipinytė, production designer Jurga Gerdvilaitė, cinematographer Rytis Kurkulis, cinematographer and lecturer Simonas Glinskis.
The Golden Crane Award to a distinguished filmmaker for lifetime achievement in Lithuanian filmmaking was presented to the editor Izabelė Pinaitytė, who has worked on the Lithuanian classical films Nobody Wanted to Die / Niekas nenorėjo mirti directed by Vytautas Žalakevičius, Fact / Faktas directed by Almantas Grikevičius, Ave, vita directed by Almantas Grikevičius and Feelings / Jausmai, directed by Almantas Grikevičius and Algirdas Dausa.
The complete list of winners follows:
Best Feature Film: Peace to Us in Our Dreams (Lithuania, France, Russia)Directed by Sharunas BartasProduced by Lithuanian Film Centre , KinoElektronCoproduced by Look Film, House on FireSupported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Best Short Feature Film: Bridges/Tiltai (Lithuania)Directed by Austėja UrbaitėProduced by Lina Murinaitė, Tremora
Best Documentary Film: Mariupolis (Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine)Directed by Mantas KvedaravičiusProduced by Uljana Kim/ Uljanos Kim studija, Mantas Kvedaravičius/Extimacy Films, Thanassis Karathanos/Twenty Twenty Vision (Germany), Nadia Turincev and Julie Gayet/Rouge International (France), Ana Palenčiuk/435 Films (Ukraine).Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Best Short Documentary Film: Suokalbio antologijaDirected by Artūras JevdokimovasProduced by Jurga Dikčiuvienė/ Studio Kinema Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Best Animation Film: Nuopuolis (Lithuania)Directed by Urtė Oettinger and Johan Oettinger. Produser Agnė AdomėnėSupported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Best Director: Sharunas Bartas, Peace to Us in Our Dreams
Best Cinematographer: Eitvydas Doškus, Peace to Us in Our Dreams
Best Composer: Edgaras Rubenis, Kings' Shift/Karalių pamaina (Lithuania, Latvia)Directed by Ignas MiškinisProduced by Ieva Norvilienė / Tremora and Janis Kalejs Film Angels Productions (Latvia). Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre , the Latvian Film Centre and Eurimages, the Council of Europe's film support fund.
Best Production Designer: Jurij Grigorovič, Mariupolis
Best Actor: Juozas Budraitis, The Garden of Eden/Edeno sodas (Lithuania)Directed by Algimantas PuipaProduced by Studija 2Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Best Supporting Actress: Klavdija Koršunova, Peace to Us in Our Dreams
Best Supporting Actor: Vidas Petkevičius, Kings' Shift/Karalių pamaina
Best Editing Director: Gintarė Sokelytė , Peace to Us in Our Dreams
Crane Egg for Best Student Film: Deminas: Two Towers/Deminas: dvi tvirtovėsDirected by Akvilė GelažiūtėProduced by Akvilė Gelažiūtė, Martynas Norvaišas, Marija Fridinovaitė