16-09-2014

Siniše Gačića's A Fight For Takes Main Prize at the Portoroz Festival of Slovenian Film

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PORTOROZ: Director Siniše Gačića's A Fight For won the Vesna for both best feature film and the Teleking Award at the 17th Festival of Slovenian Film which ended on 14 September 2014 in the Slovenian resort town of Portoroz.

Other winners included young filmmaker Dominika Menceja who won Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Set Design for her short film The Springtime Sleep. The Vesna for best actress went to the films leading lady, Anja Novak.

The festival also held a Czech-Slovenian coproduction gathering on Friday the 13th of September, a special event for film professionals, featuring Czech and Slovenian speakers and case studies.

The complete list of winners follows

Vesna Award for Best Feature Film:

A Fight For
Directed by: Siniše Gačića
Production Tramal Films  
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna Award for Best Direction:

A Springtime Sleep
Directed by: Dominik Mencej
Production: RTV Slovenija
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna Award for Best Script:

A Springtime Sleep
Directed by: Dominik Mencej
Production: RTV Slovenija
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna Award for Best Actress:

A Springtime Sleep
Directed by: Dominik Mencej
Production: RTV Slovenija
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna Award for Best Actor:

The Tree
Directed by: Sonja Prosenc
Production: Zavod Mono O
Corpoduction with Staragara Films
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna Award for Best Editing:

Vašhava
Directed by: Sašo Podgoršek
Production: Zabod En-Knap
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna Award for Best Music:

The Tree
Directed by: Sonja Prosenc
Production: Zavod Mono O
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre

Vesna for the Best Documentary Film:

Foster Mum
Directed by: Miha Možina
Production: UL AGRFT
Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre