TRIESTE: The Wednesday Child by Lili Horváth received the Trieste Award for Best Feature Film at the 27th Trieste Film Festival which took place from 22 to 30 January 2016.
The three international competitions of the festival were dedicated to feature films, short films and documentaries. The winners were chosen, as usually, by the audience.
A total of 22 projects from 19 countries were presented at the sixth edition of When East Meets West, the coproduction forum which took place on 24-26 January 2016.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
The Trieste Award for Best Feature Film: The Wednesday Child (Hungary, Germany)Directed by Lili Horváth
Alpe Adria Cinema Award for Best Documentary: Under the Sun (Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, Latvia, North Korea)Directed by Vitalij ManskijProduced by Vertov.Real CinemaCoproduced by Saxonia Entertainment, Hypermarket Film, MDR, Czech TV
The Trieste Film Festival Shorts Award for Best Short Film: Dissonance (Germany)Directed by Till Nowak
Other awards:The CEI (Central European Initiative) Award: The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and His Sin (Bulgaria, Netherlands, Sweden)Directed by Iglika TriffonovaProduced by Klas FilmCoproduced by Filmlance International AB, Phanta Vision Film International B.V
The Salani Award (assigned by a Jury composed of Filippo D’Angelo, Patrizia Mancini and Massimo Tria): Banat (Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia)Directed by Adriano ValerioProduced by Movimento FilmCoproduced by Parada Film, Ars Digital, KT Media & CinemaSupported by the MEDIA Programme, Mibac, the Romanian National Film Center, the Bulgarian National Film Center and the Macedonia Film Agency
The SkyArte Prize: Master and Tatyana (Lithuania)Directed by Giedrė ZickytėProduced by Just a Moment
The Mattador Award for Best Story offered by the Province of Trieste: L’amor fu (Italy)Directed by Sara Cavosi, Fabio Marson
The project selected for Midpoint, Central European Script Center, Prague: Stuffed Life (Macedonia)Directed by Tamara Kotevska
The Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Award: Chuck Norris vs. Communism (UK, Romania, Germany)Directed by Ilinca CalugareanuProduced by Vernon Films, Ratpac Documentary FilmsCoproduced by Passion Pictures, Impact Partners, HBO Europe, 4Proof Film
#TSFFbacktoschool Prize (for a short film): Love on the Top of the World (Slovenia)Directed by Jan Cvitkovič