Black Nights Film Festival grand prix goes to South Korea (1)

"The Throne" by Lee Juuk-ik (Still from the film)
11/30/2015 11:49 AM
Category: Culture

The 19th Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) came to a close on Friday evening with a black carpet gala in Nordea Concert Hall.

This year's grand prix and 10,000-euro prize went to South Korea's Lee Jook-ik for “The Throne”, while Vitaliy Manskiy was named the best director and Isaka Sawadogo and Martha Canga Antonia best actor and actress respectively.


Grand Prix for Best Film (Grant of 10,000 Euros by Tallinn City)
2015, South Korea
Director: Lee Joon-ik
Producer: Oh Seung-Hyun, Sung Chang-Yun

Jury Prize for Best Director (Grant of 5,000 euros by Kosmos IMAX)
UNDER THE SUN / В лучах Солнца
2015, Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, North Korea
Director: Vitaliy Manskiy

Jury Prize for Best Actor
Isaka Sawadogo - character of Yaya
2015, Netherlands, Sweden, Bulgaria
Director: Joost van Ginkel

Jury Prize for Best Actress
Martha Canga Antonio - character of Mavela
2015, Belgium
Director: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

Jury Prize for Best Cinematographer
Wojciech Staron
2015, Latvia
Director : Laila Pakalnina

Special Jury Prize
UNDER THE SUN / В лучахСолнца
2015, Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, North Korea
Director : Vitaliy Manskiy

Best Music (Grant of 5000 Euros in the format of music licenses by Apollo Music)
Bang Jun-seok
The Throne / Sado
2015, South Korea
Director: Lee Joon-ik


Tridens Award for Best Film (Grant of 5000 Euros by Tridens)
DELIVERY / Nacimiento
2015, Colombia
Director: Martin Meija Rugeles
Producer: Martin Mejia Rugeles, Cesar Patiño

Tridens Award for Best Cinematographer (Grant of 1,000 Euros by Angel Films)
Peyman Shadmanfar
TWO / Do
2015, Iran
Director: Soheila Golestani

Tridens Award for Best Music (Grant of 2,500 Euros in the format of music licenses by Apollo Music)
Tristan Dewey & Tai Jordan
2015, Australia
Director: Paul Ireland

Tridens Estonian movie award (Grant of 3,200 Euros by Tridens)
THE FENCER / Miekkailija
2015, Finland, Estonia, Germany
Director: Klaus Haro
Producers: Jörg Bundschuh, Ivo Felt, Kai Nordberg, Kaarle Aho

Arvo Pärt
Veljo Tormis


Prize for the best movie depicting Christian values
2015, Netherlands, Sweden, Bulgaria
Director: Joost van Ginkel

Special Mention
2015, Taiwan
Director: Tom Shu-Yu Lin


2015, Kazakhstan
Director: Yeremek Tursunov


FIPRESCI Award for the best debut film
DELIVERY / Nacimiento
Director: Martin Meija Rugles


2015, Bulgaria, Sweden, Netherlands
Director: Iglika Triffonova

AUDIENCE AWARD (Grant of 2000 Euros by Tallinn City)

THE FIND / Находка
2015, Russia
Director: Victor Dement

Bruno O'Ya award for Best Young Estonian Film Actor (Grant of 2000 Euros by PZU insurance)
Sergo Vares

Bruno O'Ya scolarship for Best Young Estonian Film Actor (Grant of 2000 Euros by PZU insurance)
Taavi Tõnisson

Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams “Heino Pars” Grand Prix (Grant of 1,000 Euros)
2014, UK
Director: Daisy Jacobs

Children’s and Youth Film Festival Just Film Grand Prix (Grant of 3,000 Euros, shared by the director and producer)
2015, Russia
Director: Andrei Zaitsev
Producer: Olga Granina, Andrei Zaitsev

International Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers Grand Prix
2015, Estonia
Director: Nora Särak

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