The 30the edition of Les Rendez Vous du Cinema Quebecois wrapped up this past weekend and several prizes were handed out to the films that had distinguished themselves over the course of the festival. Here is a list of the winners:
PRIZE-GILLES CARLE – PRESENTED BY REMSTAR
With a cash prize of $ 5 000 rebate by Remstar, the prize is awarded to a filmmaker’s for their first or second feature film. The jury consisted of Anne-Marie Cadieux, actress, Agnes Wildenstein, member selection committee of the Locarno Film Festival, and Maxime Giroux, director and winner of Gilles Carle in 2011.
• Awarded to the driver Sebastian film Le Vendeur.
PRIZE SUPER SCREEN
With a cash prize of $ 5 000 delivered by First Choice, the award recognizes a writer for their first or second feature film (fiction). The jury consisted of Anne-Marie Cadieux, actress, Agnes Wildenstein, member selection committee of the Locarno Film Festival, and Maxime Giroux, director.
• Awarded to Stéphane Lafleur for the film En TerrainsConnus.
PETER AND PRICE-YOLANDE PERRAULT
With a cash prize of $ 5 000 awarded by the Pierre and Yolande Perrault family, this award is given to a filmmaker for their first or second documentary. The jury consisted of Pascal Sanchez, director, Charlotte Selb, Program Director of Encounters International Documentary Montreal (RIDM), and Aube Foglia, editor.
• Awarded to Bill Stone for his movie Work in Progress.
• Special mention to Mermer and Hind Sami Benchekroun for the film Les tortues ne meurent pas de vieillesse.
AUDIENCE AWARD TELE-QUEBEC
With a cash prize of $ 1 500 given by Télé-Québec, the award recognizes the best documentary filmmaker chosen by the public.
• Awarded to Fernand Dansereau for the film Le vieil âge et le rire.
PRIZE FOR ARTISTIC CREATION
COUNCIL OF ARTS AND LETTERS OF QUEBEC
With a cash prize of $ 5 000 awarded by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec, the prize is awarded to the author of the best work of art and experimentation. The jury was made up of Félix Dufour-Laperriere, Director John Londono, photographer and cinematographer, and Stephanie Morissette, visual artist.
• Award to Serge Clement for his film D’aurore
• Special mention for Gu Tao On the Way to the Sea.
With a cash prize of $ 2 500 awarded by Simplex Equipment Rental, the award recognizes the director of the best short fiction. The jury was composed of Stéphane Lafleur, Director, Leo Martin, composer, and Barbara Shrier, producer.
• Awarded to Sophie Goyette for La Ronde.
PRIZE FOR INNOVATION NFB
With a cash prize worth $ 5 000 in service delivery by the post-production National Film Board, the prize is awarded to the filmmaker’s short film is being recognized for his outstanding innovation. The jury was composed of Stéphane Lafleur, Director, Leo Martin, composer, and Barbara Shrier, producer.
• Awarded to Matthew Rankin for his film Tabula Rasa.
• Special Mention innovation to Yan Giroux for his film Surveillant.
PRIZE VIDEO COOP
With a cash prize of $ 1 000 rebate by Coop Vidéo, the award recognizes the director’s short film. The jury consisted of Marcel Chouinard, sound, Lorraine Dufour, producer and editor, and Richard Jutras, director.
• Award to Alexis Fortier Gauthier, for the film Dans la Neige.
With a cash prize of $ 1 000 rebate by Vox, this award recognizes the best student work. The jury consisted of Tara Johns, director, Christian Laurence, director, and Nausica Zaballos, winner of the Festival Paris Cinema LOJIQ.
• Awarded to Emily Rosas for his film Les bons termes selon Dewey.
• Special mention to Sophie Bédard Marcotte for his film Une fin comme une autre.
With a cash prize of $ 1 500 from TV5, the award recognizes the best work of a Franco-Canadian filmmaker. The jury was composed of the programming team of the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois.
• Awarded to Pamela Gallant for Petites vues de chez nous : Port-au-Port.
PRICE LOJIQ / RVCQ
Accompanied by a travel grant to attend the Festival Paris Cinema awarded by The International Youth Offices of Quebec, this prize is awarded to the best student film critic. The winner was determined by film critic Helen Faradji.
• Awarded to Bénédicte Filippi.
Note that the Quebec Association of Film Critics also awarded at the ceremony Prize Luc Perreault / LaPresse the best Quebec film, with a cash prize $ 2 000, to Sebastian for his film Le Vendeur.