Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure to explore from imagination to reality,  the arts & talents to be discovered.

Started in 1995 connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

Sorry for the server problems we are currently testing :)

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

Best Trailers for June 2020

AwardsWatch



All the Buzz on Film Festival Awards, Celebrity Tributes and the Film Awards Season.

English I en Français I Oscar


feed

The Other Cannes Awards



Tuesday, May 29------While the Main Competition Awards at the Cannes Film Festival generally get the lion's share of press (particularly the Palme d'Or, the Festival's highest honor), there are a number of other awards that are equally significant. Each one of the parallel sections of the Festival (Un Certain Regard, Directors Fortnight and the International Critics Week) bestows its own prizes. In addition, film critics and other guilds have their own set of awards. All in all, a prize of any sort from Cannes is the kind of thing one puts prominently on one's resume and which makes the industry stop and take notice.

So, for the sake of completeness, here are the other major awards of the 60th Cannes Film Festival:

UN CERTAIN REGARD
Prix Un Certain Regard: "California Dreamin'" , directed by Christian Nemescu (Romania)
Prix Special du Jury Un Certain Regard: "Actresses," directed by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi (France/Italy)
Jury Coup de Coeur: "Bikur Hatizmoret" (The Band's Visit) directed by Eran Kolirin (Israel)

DIRECTORS FORTNIGHT
Prix Regards Jeunes (Young Eyes Prize): "Control," directed by Anton Corbijn (UK)
Prix Art et Essai: "Garage," directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Ireland)
Label Europa Cinema Prize: "Control," directed by Anton Corbijn (UK)
SACD Prize for Best Short Film: "Meme pas Mort," directed by Claudine Natkin (France)

INTERNATIONAL CRITICS WEEK
Grand Prize: "XXY," directed by Lucia Puenzo (Argentina)
The SACD French Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Award: "Meduzot," directed by Etgar Keret Shira Geffen (Israel)
The Canal + Grand Prize - Best Short Film: "Madame Tutli-Putli," directed by Chris Lavis and Maciek Sczerbowski

CINEFONDATION
Premier Prix: "Ahora Todos Parecen Contentos" (Now Everybody Seems to Be Happy), directed by Gonzalo Tobal (Universidad del Cine, Argentina)
Second Prize: "Ru Dao" (Way Out), directed by Chen Tao (Beijing Film Academy, China)
Third Prize (shared): "A Reunion," directed by Hong Sung-Hoon (The Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA), South Korea) and "Minus," directed by Pavle Vuckovic (Fakultet Dramskih Umetnosti, Serbia)

OTHER PRIZES

  • FIPRESCI (Intl Film Critics)- Official Selection Prize: "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days," directed by Cristian Mungiu (Romania)
    FIPRESCI (Intl Film Critics) - Critics' Week/Directors' Fortnight Prize: "Elle s'appelle Sabine," Sandrine Bonnaire (France)
  • Ecumenical Jury Prize: "The Edge of Heaven," directed by Fatih Akin (Germany)
  • Youth Prize: "The Band's Visit," directed by Eran Kolirin (Israel)
  • French National Education Administration Prize: "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days," directed by Cristian Mungiu (Romania)
  • Prix France-Culture (career achievement): Rithy Panh (Cambodia)

Sandy Mandelberger, Awards Watch Editor

User images

About AwardsWatch


(International Media Resources)

All the Buzz on Film Festival Awards, Celebrity Tributes and the Film Awards Season.


United States



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net