Sunday, October 18, 2009

News: Winners at the 38th Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC)


From a press release

Montreal, Saturday October 17, 2009 – The Festival du nouveau cinéma of Montreal is proud to announce the prize winners of its 38th edition:


LOUVE D’OR – Quebecor – Best first, second or third feature film in the International Selection with $15,000 cash
CANINE, Yorgos Lanthimos (Greece, 2009)

Jury’s Special Mention
THE RED RACE, Chao Gan (China/Germany, 2009)

Acting Award – Best actor in a feature film in the International Selection
Magaly Solier in FAUSTA : LA TETA ASUSTADA, directed by Claudia Llosa (Peru, 2009)

*Jury: Cameron Bailey, Lucie Amyot, Kim Massee, Mario Fortin and Kim Nguyen.



Daniel Langlois Innovation Award
SHOULD I REALLY DO IT?, Ismail Necmi (Turkey, 2008)

*Jury: Cameron Bailey, Lucie Amyot, Kim Massee, Mario Fortin and Kim Nguyen.

The winner will receive a trophy made by the sculptor Vasco Ceccon.



Focus – Cinémathèque québécoise Grand Prize (1,500$ cash and 3,500$ in services) – Best feature film in the Focus section

NUAGES SUR LA VILLE, Simon Galiero (Québec/Canada, 2009)

Jury’s Special Mention
CRACKIE, Sherry White (Canada, 2009)

*Jury: Yuri Berger, Pape Boye and Aleen Stein.



Loup argenté, Best Short Film Award
JALKEILAA TASS, Maarit Suomi-Väänäen (Finland, 2009)

*Jury: Lydia Champagne, Éric Bachand and Dave St-Pierre.



Grand Prix Focus Short Film (5000$ cash from CTV’s Bravo!FACT Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent)

DANSE MACABRE, Pedro Pires (Québec/Canada, 2009)

Jury’s Special Mention
LA VIE COMMENCE, Émile Proulx-Cloutier (Québec/Canada, 2009)

*Jury: Lydia Champagne, Éric Bachand and Dave St-Pierre



AQCC Award – Best feature in the International Selection
FAUSTA : LA TETA ASUSTADA, Claudia Llosa (Peru, 2009)

Jury’s Special Mentions
THE GIRL, Fredrik Edfeldt (Suède, 2009)
UNMADE BEDS, Alexis Dos Santos (United Kingdom, 2008)

*Jury: Mathieu Li-Goyette, Jorge Gutman and Claire Valade.

Temps Ø People’s Choice Award
AMER, Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani (France/Belgium, 2009)

The award winners will receive a wolf created and sculpted by Pierre Dupras.



See you all next year for the 39th FNC, which will be held from October 13 to October 24, 2010!


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