The Jury of the 17th International Film Students Meeting, consisting of students from centres in Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America; chaired by José Luis Torres Leiva has decided to grant the following awards:
Panavision Award to the film:
For showing us an insight into a child’s mind, confined in a world in which he finds himself to be powerless
“EL VERANO DEL LEÓN ELÉCTRICO” Diego Céspedes
(Carrera de cine y televisión - Universidad de Chile, Chile)
For its audacity and its fresh take on cinema, capturing the essence of a promising young filmmaker
“ONDE O VERÃO VAI (EPISÓDIOS DA JUVENTUDE) / WHERE THE SUMMER GOES (CHAPTERS ON YOUTH)” David Pinheiro Vicente
(Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, Portugal)
The award carries a complete camera package including RED Epic camera and Primo standard lenses for four weeks of filming, or a voucher worth 10,000 euros for the rental of any kind of Panavision material.
The Orona Jury, consisting of students coming from the Universidad de Mondragón (HUHEZI), coordinated by a teacher of the Universidad de Mondragón and there will be supported with the presence of Orona Fundazioa’s Developing Manager to grant the following award:
Orona Award to the most cutting – edge short film in the Meeting:
For its pioneering treatment of the female form - a theme approached so many times over the history of cinema- and for its technical and narrative innovation
“THE GIRL WITH TWO HEADS” Betzabé García
(National Film and Television School, United Kingdom)
The award carries 5,000 euros for the director of the most cutting-edge short film of the Meeting.
The Nest Film Students Awards targets the fostering and backing of future projects produced by young students interested in learning cinematographic language and technique. It also targets the supporting of the distribution and the internationalization of the selected short films.
A specific jury will give the Orona Award to the most cutting-edge short film of the Meeting, with an endowment of €5,000. This Jury will consist of students from Basque schools, coordinated by a professor from the Mondragon University, and chaired by the Orona Fundazioa's Development Director.
Moreover, a specific jury, consisting of one student from each of the schools selected to compete and chaired by a well-known figure from the movie world, will choose the winner of the The Panavision Award, carrying a complete camera package including RED Epic camera and Primo standard lenses for four weeks of filming, or a voucher worth €10,000 for renting any kind of Panavision material, for the winning director.