The French-Chinese co-production ‘Fleur de pavot’ wins the Golden AmphoraFICBUEU
- Olla get the Silver Amphora, The Present received the Audience Award, Ca nostra was the Best Spanish Short Film and Carne the Galician one.
The French-Chinese co-production Fleur de pavot, by Baer Xiao, won the 13th Bueu International Short Film Festival by getting hold of the Gold Amphora, as well as the prize for Best Cinematography. The Silver Amphora went to the French short Olla, directed by Ariane Labed, who also get the prize for Best Costume. The Palestinian film The Present, by Farah Nabulsi, received the appreciated Audience Award, while the R Award for Best Galician Short Film went to Camila Kater’s Carne, and the Novas Foundation Award for Best Spanish Short Film went to Laia Foguet’s Ca nostra. Genius loci, by French director Adrien Merigeau, won the prize for Best Experimental Short Film.
Regarding technical and artistic prizes, the CREA Award for Best Director went to Lithuanian Laurynas Bareiša for Atkūrimas. Another French short film, Massacre by Maïté Sonnet, won two prizes: Best Screenplay and Best Editing, and a pair went to Sweden’s Något att minnas as well: Best Art Direction and Best Music. Highly acclaimed by the audience were the Best Actor award for Øyvind Brandtzæg, because of his role in The Manila Lover, (Norway/Philippines), and Best Actress one for Anna’s main character (Ukraine/UK/Israel), Svetlana Barandich. Best Sound was won by the Greek short All the Fires the Fire and Best Makeup and Hairdressing by the Albanian-French co-production The van.
FICBUEU 2020 WINNERS
Gold Amphora: Fleur de pavot (France/China), by Baer Xiao.
Silver Amphora: Olla (France), by Ariane Labed.
Audience Award: The present (Palestine), by Farah Nabulsi.
R Award for the Best Galician Short Film: Carne, by Camila Kater.
Fundación Novas Award for the Best Spanish Short Film: Ca nostra, by Laia Foguet.
Best Experimental Short Film: Genius loci (France), by Adrien Merigeau.
CREA Award for the Best Director: Atkūrimas (Lithuania), by Laurynas Bareiša.
Best Screenplay: Maïté Sonnet for Massacre (France).
Best Actress: Svetlana Barandich for Anna (Ukraine/UK/Israel).
Best Actor: Øyvind Brandtzæg for The Manila Lover (Norway/Philippines).
Best Cinematography: Noé Bach for Fleur de pavot.
Best Art Direction: Nikki Von Lindroth for Något att minnas (Sweden).
Best Editing: Marylou Vergez for Massacre.
Best Sound: Leandros Ntounis for All the Fires the Fire (Greece).
Best Music: Hans Appelqvist for Något att minnas (Sweden) .
Best Costume Design: Marine Peyraud for Olla.
Best Make Up / Hairdressing: Sarah Pariset e Wilfried Pirrin for The Van (France/Albania).
Best School Short Film: É o meu aniversario, CEIP Plurilingüe A Pedra (Bueu).
Best High School Short Film: Vida furtiva, IES Terra de Trasancos (Narón).
Best Universities and Colleges Short Film: Fermata, Facultade de Ciencias Sociais e da Comunicación da Universidade de Vigo (Pontevedra).
Best International School Short Film: Avant notre heure by Chloé Terren, La Fémis (Francia).