Available online from October 7 to 31
Following the presentation of MY SALINGER YEAR by Philippe Falardeau as the symbolic closing feature of the Festival du nouveau cinema last Saturday, the FNC is pleased to announce the winners of its 49th edition.
Also, for those who missed it, note that the Quebec director’s master class given online on October 16th is now available here.
Keep in mind that for this very special edition, the titles of the winning selection are still available online across Canada until October 31.
The audience is also invited to discover the 7 winning films thanks to the Awards package offered on the online platform, which includes the Festival’s winning feature films at the price of $56 (taxes included). The films are also available at the individual rate of $10 per film.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – FEATURE FILMS
The International Competition (feature films) jury is composed of Pascale BUSSIÈRES, Louise LECAVALIER, and Félix DUFOUR-LAPERRIER.
Golden Wolf presented by Quebecor
Best feature film in the International competition ($15,000 cash from Québecor).
Atlantis by Valentine Vasyanovych
DANIEL LANGLOIS INNOVATION AWARD
Recognizes a work in the International competition that stands out for its daring aesthetics, creative use of new technologies and/or groundbreaking treatment of a sensitive subject matter.
Ecstasy by Moara Passoni
INTERNATIONAL FIPRESCI AWARD
The FIPRESCI jury is composed of Daniel Medeiros, Jasmina Šepetavc and Victor Stiff.
Last and First Men by John Johannensson
BEST ACTOR OR ACTRESS AWARD
Best actor or actress in a feature film in the International competition.
Mary Twala Mhlongo, This is not a burial, it’s a resurrection
by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
NATIONAL COMPETITION – FEATURE FILMS
The National Competition (feature films) jury is composed of Evelyne de la Chenelière, Timothée Donay and Ewa Puszczynska.
GRAND PRIZE PRESENTED BY POST-MODERNE
Judy vs Capitalism by Mike Hoolboom
Without Havana by Kaveh Nabatian
THE NEW ALCHEMISTS
The « Les nouveaux alchimistes » (feature films) jury is composed of Karl Lemieux, Jacquelyn Mills and Erin Weisgerber.
NEW ALCHEMISTS PRIZE PRESENTED BY MAIN FILM
Khamsin by Grégoire Orio and Grégoire Couvert
The P’tits Wolves jury is composed of Thomas Billard, Zoé Soubeyrand, Audalie De Laminne, Ines Izquiero, Emile Lavoie, and Adèle Lasnier.
LITTLE WOLVES PRIZE
Fashionable by Jean Lecointre
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – SHORT FILMS
The International Competition (short films) jury is composed of Odile JOANNETTE, Deragh CAMPBELL and Carmine PIERRE-DUFOUR.
Best short film of the competition ($5,000 cash) presented by TFO
Filipiñana by Rafael Manuel
HONORABLE MENTION FROM THE JURY: Red Aninsri; or, Tiptoeing on The Still Trembling Berlin wall by Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke
NATIONAL COMPETITION – SHORT FILMS
The National Competition (short films) jury is composed of Mathieu JANSSEN, Sarah SCHLÜSSEL and Mathilde DELAUNAY.
Grand Prize (Presented by CineGround)
Best short film of the competition ($7,500 in post-production services awarded by CineGround).
Scum by Omar Elhamy
SPECIAL MENTION : Benjamin, Benny, Ben by Paul Shkordoff
Audience Award presented by SLA Location
Best Short Film of the Competition (Best short film of the competition ($5,000 in equipment rental awarded by SLA Location).
Like a comet by Ariane Louis-Seize
THE NEW ALCHEMISTS – SHORT FILMS
The AQCC « Les nouveaux alchimistes » jury is composed of Justine SMITH, Julie VAILLANCOURT and Claire VALADE.
Best animation prize
Best animated short film of the competition presented by TVPaint (A professional license worth a value of $1,900 awarded by TVPaint)
Serial Parallels by Max Hattler
Dada National Prize presented by Main Film and the AQCC
Best short film of the comptition ($5,000 in creative residency at Main Film and $500 cash awarded by the AQCC)
Barcelona Burning by Theodore Ushev
Dada International Prize
Best short film of the competition ($1,000)
How to disappear by Total Refusal
The FNC Explore jury is composed of Annick Blanc, Charlotte Corchète and Victoire Thevenin.
The Book of Distance by Randall Okita
PANORAMA VR PRIZE
O by Qiu Yang
STUDENT SHORT FILMS
The “Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant” jury is composed of Sophie DUPUIS, Jean-Christophe J. LAMONTAGNE and Carlos David VELANDIA VARGAS
Grand Prize presented by Netflix
Best student short film (2 000$ grant awarded by Netflix and a research and creation residency in collaboration with the invited international school.)
Danica’s Mom by Kennedy Kao (University of Toronto)
The FNC Forum jury is composed Anick Poirier, Donato Rotunno and Marit Van Den Elshout.
Pitch Premières oeuvres Prize presented by Netflix
Best film pitch for first feature andmedium length fiction projects in development ($10,000 prize awarded by Netflix)
Children off Virginia Tangvald produced by Élaine Hébert from micro_scope and Isabelle Couture from the NFB
The 49th Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) will take place online throughout Canada from October 7 to October 31.