Last week couldn’t go better for our films!
Belgian animation YUKU AND THE HIMALAYAN FLOWER by Rémi Durin and Arnaud Demuynck won the prestigious Cinekid’s Lion for Best Children’s Film of 2022 followed by the Children’s Jury Award at Riga IFF.
Iceland’s official Oscar entry BEAUTIFUL BEINGS by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson won Grand Prix de Jury International Cine + at La Roche sur Yon FF.
GODLAND by Hlynur Pálmason, sold to over 25 territories after Cannes UCR premiere, won 5 internal film awards, following an earlier win at San Sebastian Zabaltegi competition (Grand Prix), including: Riga IFF’s Best Film, Gold Hugo for Best Film and Best Cinematography Award at Chicago IFF, Best Actor Award at FIC Galdar Festival in Spain and the Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival award for Best Production Design.
LEAVE NO TRACES by Jan P. Matuszyński, still present in cinemas across Europe received the Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival Third Production Design Award coming closely after one for GODLAND.