Let There Be Light Wins Top Prizes at Slovak Sun in A Net Awards

    Let There Be Light by Marko Skop Let There Be Light by Marko Skop

    BRATISLAVA: The drama Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo was awarded best feature film at the Sun in a Net Awards 2020, organised by the  Slovak Film and Television Academy . The second feature directed by Marko Škop also received prizes for best director, screenplay, actor and actress in the leading role.

    The highest number of awards, however, went to the political thriller Amnesty / Amnestie by Jonáš Karásek, which received six prizes out of 12 nominations, including best sound, editing and cinematography. 

    A special award for lifetime achievement and exceptional contribution to Slovak cinematography was presented to the actor, writer and scriptwriter Milan Lasica. The special audience award went to the romantic comedy Loli Paradička directed by Víťo and Richard Staviarsky.

    The Sun in a Net Awards are co-organised by RTVS and the Slovak Film Institute, with the support of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund.

    The awards ceremony, which was postponed from April 2020, took place on 9 September 2020 at the The Old Market Hall in Bratislava and was broadcast on RTVS.


    Best Film:
    Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo (Slovakia, Czech Republic) 
    Directed by Marko Škop 
    Produced by Artileria , Negativ 
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Radio and TV, the Czech TV and Eurimages

    Best Documentary:
    The Good Death / Dobrá smrť (Slovakia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Austria) 
    Directed by Tomáš Krupa 
    Produced by HAILSTONE 
    Coproduced by MasterFilm, ARTE G.E.I.E., Golden Girls Film, First Hand Films, RTVS,  the Czech Television 
    Supported by Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech Film Fund and Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic

    Best Animated Film:
    Šarkan (Czech Republic, Slovakia Poland) 
    Directed by Martin Smatana

    Let There Be Light by Marko SkopBest Director:
    Marko Škop for Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo 

    Best Script:
    Marko Škop for Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo 

    Best Cinematography:
    Tomáš Juríček Amnesty / Amnestie (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Jonáš Karásek 
    Produced by AZYL Production 
    Coproduced by the HomeMedia Production, RTVS, Endorfilm, the Czech Television 
    Supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic  and the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

    Best Editing:
    Matej Beneš for Amnesty / Amnestie 

    Best Sound:
    Viktor Krivosudský Amnesty / Amnestie 

    Best Original Music:
    David Kollar for Punk Never Ends! / Punk je hned! (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Juraj Šlauka 
    Produced by Punckchart films 
    Coproduced by i/o post, FTF VŠMU,Filmpark production, Admiral Films and kaleidoscope 
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Czech Film Fund

    Best Art Direction:
    Tomáš Berka, Karol Filo, Václav Vohlídal for Amnesty / Amnestie 

    Best Costumes:
    Marek Cpin for Watchmaker's Apprentice / Hodinárov učeň (Czech Republic, Slovakia) 
    Directed by Jitka Rudolfová 
    Produced by Evolution Films 
    Coproduced by PubRes, the Czech Television and RTVS 
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Czech Film Fund

    Best Make-up:
    Helena Steidlová for Watchmaker's Apprentice / Hodinárov učeň 

    Best Leading Actress:
    Zuzana Konečná for Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo 

    Best Supporting Actress:
    Anna Geislerová for Amnesty / Amnestie 

    Best Leading Actor:
    Milan Ondrík for Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo 

    Best Supporting Actor:
    Gregor Hološka for Amnesty / Amnestie