Monday, March 21, 2016

2016 Swiss Film Awards Winners

Last Friday, for the 19th time Swiss Films organization had their award ceremony where the favorite Köpek by Esen Isik won the top Quartz award and leading actress won top acting award, winning 2 of the 5 nominations it got.

Most interesting is that one of my favorite directors, Ursula Meier won a Quartz, this time for a short film!  Really miss her outstanding and (very) disturbing feature films, hope she makes one soon.

These are the award winners.

Best Feature Film: Köpek, Esen Isik
Best Documentary Film: Above and Below, Nicolas Steiner
Best Short Film: Kacey Mottet Klein, Naissance d'un acteur (Kacey Mottet Klein, Birth of an Actor), Ursula Meier, documentary, 14'
Best Animated Film: Erlkönig (Erlking), Georges Schwizgebel
Best Graduation Film: Ruben Leaves, Frederic Siegel from Haute école de Lucerne, animation, 5'

Best Actress: Beren Tuna in Köpek
Best Actor: Patrick Lapp in La vanité
Best Performance in a Supporting Role: Ivan Georgiev in La vanité

Best Cinematography: Felix von Muralt for Une cloche pour Ursli (Little Mountain Boy)
Best Screenplay: Micha Lewinsky for Nichts passiert (A Decent Man)
Best Editing: Kaya Inan for Above and Below
Best Film Score: Marcel Vaid for Als die Sonne vom Himmel fiel (The Day The Sun Fell)

Honorary Award 2016: Renato Berta for his lifetime work
Special Prize 2016
Guido Kelle for sound mixing in Köpek
Jacques Keiffer for sound mixing in Above and Bellow

To check films info at official site go here.

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