TIMIȘOARA: Requiem for Mrs. J by Bojan Vuletic was awarded Grand Prix at the 2018 edition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 29 August to 2 September 2018. Peter Bebjak was awarded best director for The Line / Čiara.
Eight films ran in the competition.
The festival was organised by Asociația Eurofest with the support of the Ministry of Culture and National Identity, the Timișoara City Hall, the House of Culture in Timișoara, the Romanian Cultural Institute, the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) and the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania.
Grand Prix: Requiem for Mrs. J (Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, France, Russia) Directed by Bojan Vuletic Produced by SEE Film Pro, Geopoly Film, Skopje Film Studio Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Macedonian Film Fund and Eurimages
Best Director: Peter Bebjak for The Line / Čiara (Slovakia, Ukraine) Produced by Wandal Production Coproduced by Garnet International Media Group, RTVS, HomeMedia Production and Martin Kohút Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the MEDIA Programme, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava Self-Governing Region
Best Cinematography: Marcell Rév for Jupiter’s Moon (Hungary, Germany, France) Directed by Kornél Mundruczó
Best Script: Daniel Sandu for One Step Behind the Seraphim / Un pas în urma serafimilor (Romania) Directed by Daniel Sandu Produced by HiFilm Productions Supported by the Romanian Film Centre
Best Actress: Emília Vášáryová for The Line / Čiara (Slovakia, Ukraine) Directed by Peter Bebjak
Best Actor: Ali Amir for One Step Behind the Seraphim / Un pas în urma serafimilor (Romania) Directed by Daniel Sandu