And the 39th FNC awards go to… !
LOUVE D’OR – presented by Quebecor – Best feature film in the International Selection with 15 000 $ cash : ANNÉE BISSEXTILE (ANO BISIESTO), Michael Rowe (Mexico, 2010)Acting Award – Best actor or actress in a feature film in the International Selection : Ex-aequo : Avtandil Tetradze for SUSA, Rusudan Pirveli (Georgia, 2010) and Sibel Kekilli for WHEN WE LEAVE (DIE FREMDE), de Feo Aladag, (Germany, 2010)Jury’s Special Mention : LITTLEROCK, Mike Ott (United States, 2010)
Daniel Langlois Innovation Award : LE QUATTRO VOLTE, Michelangelo Frammartino (Italy/Germany/Switzerland, 2010)
Suzan Ayscough, Claude Demers, Marc-André Grondin, Bashar Shbib and Karine Vanasse were part of the jury.
Focus – Cinémathèque québécoise Grand Prize (1,500$ cash and 3,500$ in services) – Best feature film in the Focus section : OLIVER SHERMAN, Ryan Redford (Canada, 2010)Marit Kapla, Loïc Magneron and Paul Richer were part of the jury.
Loup argenté, Best Short Film Award DIVERS IN THE RAIN, Olga Pärn and Priit Pärn (Estonia, 2009)Dominique Dugas, Gaële and Stéphanie Morissette were part of the jury.
Grand Prix Focus Short Film (5000$ cash from CTV’s Bravo!FACT Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) : Ex-aequo : SOPHIE LAVOIE, Anne Émond (Quebec/Canada, 2010) and JONATHAN ET GABRIELLE, Louis-Philippe Eno (Quebec/Canada, 2010)Dominique Dugas, Gaële and Stéphanie Morissette were part of the jury.
AQCC Award – Best feature in the International Selection : JO POUR JONATHAN, Maxime Giroux (Quebec/Canada, 2010) Nicolas Krief, Daniel Racine and Mathieu Séguin-Tétreault were part of the jury.
Temps Ø People’s Choice Award : CONFESSIONS, Tetsuya Nakashima (Japan, 2010)
The award winners will be given a she-wolf statuette, the work of artist Pierre Dupras.
The FNC is celebrating its 40th anniversary next year from 12 to 23 October 2011. Rest assured it will the most exciting to date!