Brasov Int’l Film Festival, the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world, has announced tonight the complete list of awards handed at this year’s edition of the festival.
Jury Awards to Films in Competition:
Best Film: “The Sinking of Sozopol” (Bulgaria) by Kostadin Bonev
Best Director: Mahmoud Kamel for “Out of Order” (UAE, Egypt)
Best Actor: Richard De Klerk in “Beijing New York” (USA, China, Canada)
Best Feature Documentary: “The Legacy of Menla” (Hungary) by Adam Miklos, and “A Sauropod Abroad” (Canada) by Anna Cooley
Best Animation Film: “Voyage” (Romania) by Marian Poiana
Best Short Film: “Fill In the Blanks” (France) by Chloé Marçais, and “Twin Stars” (Turkey) by Mehmet Tığlı
Special Awards from the Organizers:
The “Honorary Award” has been handed to American businessman and political personality, Mr. Robert F. Sylk.
The “Lifetime Achievement Award” has been handed to 91 years old Croatian actor and musician, Mr. Bruno Petrali.
The Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund Award:
The “MMBF Rising Star Award” has been handed to 17 years old emerging Romanian actor Andrei Neamtu
All the 21 nonviolent feature films, documentaries and shorts that have competed for awards remain available for viewing on the Festival’s Vimeo On Demand Channel until 5:00 PM (EST) on Wednesday, September 14.
The Festival was founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu in 2012 to showcase nonviolent, main stream motion pictures and to show that those movies are not only capable of great international success, but they are also in high demand by the public.
The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all the awards handed each year are listed there. Visit the Festival’s IMDB profile.
After four years of successful annual editions, the most important and renown nonviolent film Festival in the world, goes on-line exclusively.
September 1, 2016 — Today marks the first day of the 5th annual edition of the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world that was founded and it is being organized by film director Bruno Pischiutta and film producer Daria Trifu since 2012. The Festival is Brasov International Film Festival & Market. Today, the two founders are making film and internet history by bringing the Festival on-line exclusively and allowing, for the first time, the world viewers to enjoy all the selected films from the comfort of their homes.
This year, the Festival showcases 21 selected feature films, documentaries and shorts between September 1 – 11. The Festival is now live on its Vimeo On Demand Channel here:
Out of +8,000 film festivals worldwide, this one is at the vanguard of them all. Pischiutta and Trifu have not only achieved their goal of bringing nonviolent film to the widest audience possible but they have further reached an extraordinary result by breaking the standard used by film festivals from generations.
“We are sure that our system will start to be used by many festivals in the coming years but we are proud to be able to say that we did it first and therefor be a part of history. This is now marked in stone and will stay with us forever.” – Says the Director of the Festival, Daria Trifu
The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all the awards handed each year are published. Visit the Festival’s IMDB profile.