Winners 2018

Best International Feature Film
Goliath

Director: Dominik Locher
Writer: Dominik Locher
Producers: Rajko Jazbec

Best Short Film
The Nine Billion Names of God

Director: Dominique Filhol
Writer: Dominique Filhol
Producers: Fatna Elaidi, Dominique Filhol, Virginie Lancetti, Patrick Hernandez

Best Photography
The Nine Billion Names of God
Cinematography: Athys de Galzain

Best Screenplay
Goliath
Writer: Dominik Locher

Best Directing
Goliath
Director: Dominik Locher

Best Female Actor
The Forest
Natalya Rychkova - "Katya"

Best Male Actor
Goliath
Sven Schelker - "David"

Best International Documentary
Claudio Fasoli's Innersounds
Director: Angelo Poli
Writers: Angelo Poli, Marc Tibaldi
Producer: Angelo Poli

Best Animation
The Robot Butler
Director: Jens Broström
Writer: Jens Broström
Producer: Jens Broström

Best Nordic Feature Film
Bride Price VS Democracy
Directors: Reza Rahimi
Writer: Reza Rahimi, Amir Abbas Payam
Producer: Reza Rahimi

Best Short Film
Dreamlife
Director: Anna Mercedes Bergion
Writer: Anna Mercedes Bergion, Michaela Berner
Producer: Gabriella Duraffourd, Anna Mercedes Bergion

Best Photography
Eisodus
Cinematographers: Axel Adolfsson, Troels Rosenkrantz Andersen

Best National Screenplay
Bride Price VS Democracy
Writers: Reza Rahimi, Amir Abbas Payam

Best National Directing
Bride Price VS Democracy
Director: Reza Rahimi

Best National Female Actor
Michaela Berner as Olivia in Dreamlife

Best National Male Actor
Ashkan Ghods as Omid in Bride Price VS Democracy

Best National Documentary
The Rocking Barber of Hisingen

Director: Tomas Haglund
Producers: Tomas Haglund, Simon Jensen

The New Star Award
Emil Algpeus

Jury Honorary Award
Rolf Lassgård

Miniroom.se children and youth talent prize
Nike Ringqvist

Regional Prize
Jamshed Khan

Jury Talent Award
Erik Kammerland

Best 1-Minute Film
Memory of our Peers

Årets Publikpris
Trädgårdsgatan

Prizes

Special Award
Miniroom.se children and youth talent prize (under 18 years)

Jury Talent Award:
Swedish Talent Prize (over 18 year old)

Helo Actors Award:
The new Star Prize (over 18 year old acort/actress)

Jury Honorary Award:
Swedish Honorary prize

International Prize
Festival Certificate will go to:
Best Director
Best Cinematographer
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Screenplay Writer (of produced film)

Best One minute film (International)
Best Short Film (International)
Best Documentary Film (International)
Best Feature film (International)
Best Animation film (International)

National film
Best Director
Best Cinematographer
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Screenplay Writer (of produced film)

Best Swedish Short film (National)
Best Swedish Documentary film (National)

Nordic Prize
Best Feature film

To be considered for the competition, the film must have been produced 2017 or 2018. Otherwise it can still be considered for screening outside competition.

Subtitles
If the film is *not* in English or Swedish, subtitles in one of those two languages are required.
Films in English are encouraged to have Swedish subtitles.

Formats
Full feature films (60 minutes or longer) must be in DCP format.
All films must be in HD format or 2K

Category range.
1 Minute film (1 min.),
Short film from1 to 59 min.)
Feature film (60 min. or longer)
Documentary (National, regional, film school)

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Sajan Shrestha

    Very nice film festival ceremony.

    October 2017
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    Response from festival:

    We thank you for the great response. Good luck with filmmaking and please visit us again in the future.

  • Cynthia Bergen

    Thank you for selecting The Face Swap & Wood Man.
    Keep the good work supporting Indie Films.
    Cynthia Bergen
    No Sleep Films

    October 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Hi! It was a nice and good film.

    We thank you for the great response. Good luck with filmmaking and please visit us again in the future.

  • Ember Crowley

    Unfortunately, I didn't get to attend the festival, however, the communication was so clear and friendly and thoughtful. It was such an honor to have been selected for screening my film with you! Thank you so, so much!!!

    October 2017
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    Response from festival:

    We thank you for the kind words. We wish you a successful future.

  • Bob Yothers

    Growing in prestige and attendance, this festival is filled with wonderful organizers and will be one to watch in the coming years.

    October 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Yes we are groing! We thank you for the great response. Good luck with filmmaking and please visit us again in the future.

  • Johan Skantze

    Can't say much about the actual film festival as we hadn't the time to attend. But the gala was great! Nice atmosphere making you feel like an Oscar nominee. :) Unfortunately we weren't given much replies on questions regarding practicals from the festival office.

    October 2017