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Transilvania IFF 2021 Winners

Transilvania IFF 2021 Winners

Transilvania Trophy, in amount of 10,000 euro - The Whaler Boy, directed by  Philipp Yuryev 

Best Directing Award, in amount of 3,500 euro - Eugen Jebeleanu, for Poppy Field/ Câmp de maci

Special Jury Award, in amount of 1,500 euro, offered by HBO - Pebbles, directed by P.S. Vinothraj

Best Performance Award, in amount of 1,000 euro, offered by Conceptual Lab by Theo Nissim - Petra Martínez, for That Was Life

Special Mention of the Jury - The Flood Won't Come, directed by Marat Sargsyan 

FIPRESCI Prize, offered by The International Federation of Film Critics for a film in the Romanian Days section – Unidentified, directed by Bogdan George Apetri

The Audience Award, offered by MasterCard - Poppy Field/ Câmp de maci by Eugen Jebeleanu

The Audience Award for the most popular Romanian film, in amount of 1,500 euro, offered by Dacin Sara - Wild Romania, directed by Dan Dinu, Cosmin Dumitrache

Excellence Award, offered by Mercedes-Benz – director Nae Caranfil

Lifetime Achievement Award, offered by Cemacon – actress Cezara Dafinescu

The Special Transilvania 20 Award - film critic Dan Făinaru

Romanian Days Award for Best Feature Film, in amount of 10,000 euro (in post-production services) offered by Cinelab Romania – Otto The Barbarian, directed by Ruxandra Ghițescu

Romanian Days Award for Best Debut, in amount of 1,000 euro, offered by Banca Transilvania –  #dogpoopgirl, directed by Andrei Huțuleac

Romanian Days Award for Best Short Film, in amount of 5,000 euro (camera & electric & grip equipment services), offered by CutareFilm - When Night Meets Dawn, directed by Andreea Borțun

Special Mention of the Short Film Jury in the Romanian Days - Cradle, by Paul Mureșan

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Transilvania Pitch Stop Awards

  • The Chainsaw Europe Award - 25,000 euro in post-production services - The Talentless, directed by Radivoje Bukvić, produced by Jovana Jovičić – Prikaz Film (Serbia)
  • The Transilvania Pitch Stop Development Award, in amount of 7,000 euro, offered by Avanpost Media & TIFF  - The Poor Dove, directed by Călin Laur, produced by Ștefan Nahaba - Racketa Production (Republic of Moldova)
  • The Moldova National Film Center Award, offered within the Transilvania Pitch Stop program,  in amount of 1 500 euro - Sasha, directed by Vladimir Beck, produced by Katerina Mikhaylova, Vasily Klepatsky, Ruben Dishdishyan – Vega Film, Mars Media Entertainment (Russia)
  • The CoCo Awardoffered by Connecting Cottbus Co-Production Market - The Ways We Look at the Sun, directed by Ioana Țurcan, produced by Ana Maria Pîrvan - Studioset Production (Romania)

Full Moon Script Contest

  • Best script for a feature film, in amount of 1,500 euro – A Girl Alone in the Night, by Sorana Borhină and Rodica Domințeanu
  • Best pilot script for series/ miniseries, in amount of 1,500 euro – The Bâlea Lac Case/ Dark Histories, by Alex Țibu and Șerban Racovițeanu

Other Awards

  • Alex. Leo Șerban Scholarship, in amount of 2,500 euro, offered in partnership with Conceptual Lab by Theo Nissim - A Flower is Not a Flower, debut feature film and short story by  Cristian Pascariu
  • Alex. Leo Șerban Scholarship Special Mention, in amount of 500 euro - Films in Frame film magazine
  • Alex. Leo Șerban Scholarship Special Mention, in amount of 1,000 euro, offered in partnership with Conceptual Lab by Theo Nissim to a young Romanian actor in a short or feature film that premiered in 2020 or 2021  – Ioana Bugarin for Mia Misses Her Revenge and  Otto the Barbarian

The Young Francophone Jury Prize – offered by TV5 Monde, RFI Romania, Institut Français - Teddy, directed by Ludovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma

Local Competition

  • Local Competition Award, in amount of 1,500 euro, offered by Banca Transilvania and post-production services, in amount of 15,000 euro, offered by Numa Film - Să ne jucăm în continuare, by Farkas Ágnes-Anna
  • Special Mention in the Local Competition, in amount of 7,000 de euro (in post-production services), offered by Numa Film - Apel Nou, by Lucian Barbu
  • Special Mention offered by Fabrica de Pensule, in amount of 300 de euro - re:adapt 25:36, by Ioana Hogman