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  • MEDIA funded films at San Sebastián Film Festival 2022

    MEDIA funded films at San Sebastián Film Festival 2022

    Official Section:

    Girasoles silvestres, by Jaime Rosales (ES, FR)

    Great Yarmouth: Provisional Figures, by Marco Martins (PT, FR, UK)

    Il boemo, by Petr Vaclav (CZ, SK, IT)

    La maternal, by Pilar Palomero (ES). Silver Shell ex-aequo for Best Leading Performance (Carla Quílez)

    Runner, by Marian Mathias (DE, FR, USA). Special Jury Prize, Signis Award Special Mention (Parallel Award)

    Suro, by Mikel Gurrea (ES). Irizar Basque Film Award, FIPRESCI Award (Parallel award), Euskal Gidoigileen Elkartea Award (Parallel award)

    La (très) grand évasion, by Yannick Kergoat (FR)

    New Directors

    Garbura, by Josip Zuvan (HR, RS)

    La hija de todas las rabias, by Laura Baumeister (NL, DE, FR, ES, NO, MX, NI)

    Horizontes Latinos

    Mi país imaginario, by Patricio Guzmán (FR, CL)

    La piel pulpo, by Ana Cristina Barragan (GR, DE, FR, MX, EC)

    Un varón, by Fabián Hernández (FR, DE, NL, CO)

    Zabaltegi - Tabakalera

    Cerdita, by Carlota Pereda (FR, ES)

    Perlak

    Peter Von Kant, by Francois Ozon (FR)

    As bestas, by Rodrigo Sorogoyen (FR, ES). City of Donostia / San Sebastián Audience Award for Best European Film

    Corsage, by Marie Kreutzer (AT, FR, DE, LU). TVE- Another Look Award Special Mention

    Tori et Lokita, by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne (FR, BE). Euskadi Basque Country 2030 Agenda Award

    Triangle of Sadness, by Ruben Ostlund (SE)

    Un beau matin, by Mia-Hansen Love (FR)

    Godland, by Hlynur Pálmason (DK, IS, FR, SE). Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award

    Belódromo

    Black is beltza II: Ainhoa, by Fermin Muguruza (ES/ARG)

    Made in Spain

    Alcarrás, by Carla Simón (ES, IT). Lurra - Greenpeace Award

    Tourment sur les îles / Pacifiction, by Albert Serra (ES)

    Cine Infantil

    Dogtanian and the three muskehounds, by Toni García (ES, IN)

    The Ogglies, by Toby Genkel (DE)

    WIP Latam

    El Castillo, by Martin Benchimol (AG/FR). WIP Latam Industry Award, Egeda Platino Industry Award for the Best WIP Latam

    Casa no campo, by Davi Pretto (BR/FR/AG). Projeto Paradiso Second Prize

    Donostia Award Screenings 

  • MEDIA funded films at the Venice Film Festival 2022

    MEDIA funded films at the Venice Film Festival 2022

    Orizzonti - Competition:

    Victimby Michal Blaško (SK, CZ, DE)

    Innocence, by Guy Davidi (DK, FI, IS, IL) 

    To the North, by Mihai Mincan (RO, FR, GR, BG, CZ).

    The Happiest Man in the World, by Teona Strugar Mitevska (BE, HR, DK, SL, MK, BA).

    Out of Competition:

    The Kingdom Exodus, by Lars Von Trier (DK). Miniserie.

    Giornate degli Autori - Official Selection:

    Dirty Difficult Dangerous, by Wissam Charaf (FR, IT, LB). Europa Cinemas Label

    Wolf and Dog, by Claudia Varejão (PT). GdA Director’s Award

    Padre Pio, by Abel Ferrara (IT, DE, UK).

    Giornate degli Autori - Notti Veneziane:

    Kristos, the last child, by Giulia Amati (IT, GR, FR). 

  • 15 MEDIA funded films at the Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival 2022

    15 MEDIA funded films at the Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival 2022

    Competition

    - Triangle of Sadness, by Ruben Östlund (Sweden, France, Greece, UK, USA). PALME D'OR / PRIX C.S.T. DE L'ARTISTE-TECHNICIEN (Andreas Franck, Bent Holm, Jacob Ilgner, Jonas Rudels)

    - Boy from Heaven, by Tarik Saleh (France, Sweden). AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY (Tarik Saleh)

    - Pacifiction (Tourment sur les îles), by Albert Serra (Spain, Germany).  

    Un Certain regard

    - Godland (Vanskabte Land), by Hlynur Pálmason (France, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark).  

    - Le bleu du Caftan, by Maryam Touzani (France, Morocco, Denmark, Belgium).  

    - Retour a Seoul, by Davy Chou (France, Germany, Belgium).  

    Midnight Screenings

    - Rebel, by Adil El Arbi i Billal Fallah (USA, Luxembourg, Belgium).  

    Cannes Premiere

    - Dodo, by Panos H. Koutras (Greece). 

    Special Screenings

    - The Natural History of Destruction, by Sergei Loznitsa (The Netherlands, Germany, Lithuania, Ukraine).  

    - Remains of the Wind (Restos do vento), by Tiago Guedes (Portugal). 

    - Mi país imaginario, by Patricio Guzman (France, Chile).  

    Semaine de la Critique

    - Love According to Dalva (Dalva), by Emmanuelle Nicot (Belgium, France). Prix Fondation Louis Roederer de la Révélation (Zelda Samson)

    - The Woodcutter Story (Metsurin Tarina), by Mikko Myllylahti (Finland). Prix Fondation Gan à la Diffusion (Urban Distribution, distributeur français)

    La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

    - Pamfir (Pamfyr), by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk (Ukraine, France, Poland, Chile, Luxembourg).  

    - A Male (Un Varón), by Fabian Hernández (Germany, The Netherlands, France, Colombia).  

  • 9 MEDIA funded films, nominated for the Gaudí Awards 2022

    9 MEDIA funded films, nominated for the Gaudí Awards 2022

    Libertadby Clara Roquet (11 nominations, 4 awards):

    Best non-Catalan language film WINNER
    Best Direction (Clara Roquet)
    Best Screenplay (Clara Roquet) WINNER
    Best Female Lead (Maria Morera) WINNER
    Best Supporting Actress (Nora Navas, Vicky Peña)
    Best Photography (Gris Jordana) WINNER
    Best Art Direction (Marta Bazaco)
    Best Editing (Ana Pfaff)
    Best Original Music (Paul Tyan)
    Best Makeup and Hairdressing (Barbara Broucke and Jesus Martos)

    Mediterráneo, by Marcel Barrena (10 nominations, 4 awards):

    Best non-Catalan language film
    Best Male Lead (Eduard Fernandez)
    Best Production Management (Albert Espel and Kostas Seakianakis) WINNER
    Best Supporting Actress (Anna Castillo)
    Best Supporting Actor (Sergi Lopez, Alex Monner)
    Best Original Music (Arnau Bataller) WINNER
    Better photography (Kiko of the Rich one)
    Best Sound (Eva Valiño, Fabiola Ordoyo and Yasmina Praderas)
    Better visual effects (Alex Villagrasa) WINNER

    Special Audience Award WINNER

    Tres, by Juanjo Giménez (5 nominations, 1 award):

    Best non-Catalan language film
    Best Screenplay (Juanjo Giménez and Pere Altimira)
    Best Supporting Actress (Marta Nieto)
    Best Supporting Actor (Miki Esparbé)
    Best Sound (Daniel Fontrodona, Oriol Tarragó, Marc Bech, Marc Orts)

    El Retorn, la vida després de l'ISIS, by Alba Sotorra. Best Documentary Film WINNER

    Mironinsby Mikel Mas i Celia Rico. Best Animated Film WINNER

    Federica Montseny, la dona que parlaby Laura Mañà. Nominated for Best TV movie WINNER

    Best European Film Nomination:

    Another Round, by Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark) WINNER

    Quo Vadis, Aida?, by Jasmila Žbanić (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Austria, Poland, Romania, The Netherlands, Norway, Turkey) 

    Titane, by Julia Ducournau (France, Belgium). 

  • MEDIA funded films at the Berlinale 2022

    MEDIA funded films at the Berlinale 2022

    Competition
    •    Alcarràs, by Carla Simón (Spain, Italy, 2022). GOLDEN BEAR FOR BEST FILM
    •    Everything Will Be Ok, by Rithy Panh (Hong Kong, France, 2022). SILVER BEAR FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION
    Panorama
    •    Viens je t’emmène, by Alain Guiraudie (France, Belgium, 2022)
    •    Nelly & Nadine, by Magnus Gertten (Sweden, Belgium, Norway, 2022)
    •    Dreaming Walls, by Amélie van Elmbt and Maya Duverdierhave (Belgium, France, United States, Netherlands, Sweden, 2022)
    Berlinale Generation Feature Films
    •    Knor, by Mascha Halberstad (Netherlands, Belgium,2022)
    Berlinale Series
    •    Suspicion, by Michael Blaško (Czech Republic, 2022)

  • MEDIA funded films nominated for the Goya Awards 2022

    MEDIA funded films nominated for the Goya Awards 2022

    El buen patrón, by Fernando León de Aranoa(Spain, 2021),20 nominations, 6 awards:

    Best film WINNER
    Best Direction (Fernando León de Aranoa) WINNER
    Best leading actor (Javier Bardem) WINNER
    Best new actress (Almudena Amor).
    Best new actor (Óscar De La Fuente).
    Best new actor (Tarik Rmili)
    Best Original Screenplay (Fernando León de Aranoa) WINNER
    Best Supporting Actor (Celso Bugallo)
    Best supporting actor (Fernando Albizu)
    Best Supporting Actor (Manolo Solo)
    Best supporting actress (Sonia Almarcha).
    Best Direction of Photography.
    Better sound.
    Best editing (Vanessa Marimbert) WINNER
    Best artistic direction.
    Best Costume Design.
    Best makeup and hairdressing.
    Best production direction.
    Best Original Music (Zeltia Montes) WINNER
    Best special effects.

    Libertad, by Clara Roquet (Spain, Belgium, 2021), 6 nominations, 2 awards:

    Best film
    Best New Direction (Clara Roquet) WINNER
    Best Original Script (Clara Roquet)
    Best Supporting Actress (Nora Navas) WINNER
    Best Direction of Photography (Gris Jordana)
    Best New Actress (Nicolle García)

    Mediterráneo (Mediterráneo: The Law of the Sea), by Marcel Barrena (Spain, Greece, 2021), 7 nominations, 3 awards:

    Best Film
    Best Leading Actor (Eduard Fernández)
    Best Direction of Photography (Kiko de la Rica) WINNER
    Best Special Effects (Àlex Villagrasa)
    Best Production Direction (Albert Espel & Kostas Seakianakis) WINNER
    Best Original Music (Arnau Bataller)
    Best Original Song (Te espera el mar, de Maria José Llergo) WINNER

    Tres (Out of Sync), by Juanjo Giménez (Spain, France, Lithuania, 2021), 2 nominations, 1 award:

    Best Original Script (Juanjo Giménez Peña & Pere Altimira)
    Best Sound (Daniel Fontrodona, Oriol Tarragó, Marc Bech & Marc Orts) WINNER

    Pan de limón con semillas de amapola (Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake), by Benito Zambrano (Spain, 2021), 1 nomination:

    Best Adapted Screenplay (Benito Zambrano & Cristina Campos)

    Madres Paralelas (Parallel Mothers), by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2021), 8 nominations:

    Best Film
    Best Direction (Pedro Almodóvar)
    Best Leading Actress (Penélope Cruz)
    Best Supporting Actress (Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Milena Smit)
    Best Direction of Photography (José Luis Alcaine)
    Best Sound (Sergio Bürmann, Laia Casanovas & Marc Orts)
    Best Artistic Direction (Antxón Gómez)

    The Return, life after ISIS , by Alba Sotorra (Spain, UK, 2021): Best Documentary Film 

    Mironins, by Mikel Mas & Celia Rico Clavellino (Spain, Poland): Best Animated Film

    Àlbum de postguerra (Postwar Album), by Ángel Leiro & Airy Maragall (Spain, 2018): Best Original Song (Burst Out, d'Àngel Leiro, Jean-Paul Dupeyron & Xavier Capellas)

    Yalla, by Carlo D’Ursi (Spain, 2020): Best Fiction Short Film.

    Adieu les cons (Bye Bye Morons), by Albert Dupontel (France, 2021): Best European Film

    Druk (Another Round), by Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark, 2020): Best European Film. WINNER

    I'm Your Man, by Maria Schrader (Germany, 2021): Best European Film