TV FESTIVAL BAR 2015
October, 20 – 24.
XX INTERNATIONAL TV FESTIVAL BAR 2015
JURY’S AWARD DECISIONS
AWARD FOR GOLDEN OLIVE IN THE CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMS
The Golden Olive Award in the category of documentaries goes to Rwanda,
Life Goes On produced by Julie Freres / Belgium for the way it narrates
the genocide tale between the Hutus and Tutsis in Rwanda from the point
of view of the female victims who are shamed as outcasts, stigmatized
and forced to constantly relive the rape ordeals by bringing up their
AWARD FOR THE BEST AUTHOR'S APPROACH IN THE CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTARY
The award for the Best Author's Approach in the category of documentaries
goes to Bastards, produced by Deborah Perkin / Marocco, UK for how it
clearly depicts the role of women in a patriarchal monarchy torn between
tradition, modernization and islam.
AWARD FOR THE BEST VISUAL IDENTITY IN THE CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMS
The award for the best Visual Identity in the category of documentaries
goes to Catia's Choice, produced by RAI / Italy for showing human tragedy
through live images of emigrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea by the
Italian Navy, while audience has the feeling to be in the middle of that
AWARD FOR GOLDEN OLIVE IN THE CATEGORY OF FEATURE
The Golden Olive Award in the category of feature goes to Max & Helene,
produced by RAI FICTION & 11 MARZO FILMS / Italy for it's good dramatic
and strong story, making it unique dealing with this particular topic.
AWARD FOR THE BEST AUTHOR'S APPROACH IN THE CATEGORY OF FEATURE
The award for the Best Author's Approach in the category of feature goes
to In Love Die Standing, produced by Yousef Samadzadah / Iraq for how
the director tells the dramatic, intense and deep story of a friendship
between two enemy soldiers, during the war between Iran and Iraq. Although
they fight one against the other, the Iraqi soldier saves his Iranian
AWARD FOR THE BEST VISUAL IDENTITY IN THE CATEGORY OF FEATURE
The award for the best Visual Identity in the category of feaure goes
to The American Letters, produced by Czech TV / Czech Republic for a reconstruction
of the atmoshpere in Prague in the time of Dvorak and comprising in such
a unique way music, passion and life episodes of the great artist.
AWARD FOR THE BEST ACTOR IN THE CATEGORY OF FEATURE
The Award for the Best Actor in the category of feature goes to FRÉDERIC
BAYER AZEM in the film Everything's False, produced by Jean-Marie Villeneuve
/ France for being like a real diamond of new European cinematography
which comprises unique style made up of contemporary European directors
such as Gaspar Noe. Long shots, hyper realistic characters and situations,
Parisian streets and bridges, make this story of an alienation of a man
in a big city arrousing a kind of restlesness, intuitively implying the
decay of a civilization we know.
AWARD FOR THE BEST ACTRESS IN THE CATEGORY OF FEATURE FILM
The Award for the Best Actress in the category if feature goes to Delbar
Dosky in the film Where is the Land, produced by Shakhawan Idress / Iraq
for the very delicate, accurate and very internal way of acting. She manages
to depict her inner conflict and her deep pain, by strong face expressions
without making many words.
AWARD FOR GOLDEN OLIVE IN THE CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTARY
PROGRAM ON ECOLOGY AND TOURISM
The Golden Olive Award in the category of documentary program on ecology
and tourism goes to On the Spot – Brazilia, produced by MTVA / Hungary.
AWARD FOR GOLDEN OLIVE IN THE CATEGORY OF CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
The Golden Olive Award in the category of children's tv program goes to
Wolf head, produced by Les films du Cygne / France for careful casting
of the characters (especially the little girl with the wolf puppet - but
also the mother), beautiful cinematography - which not only underlined
the girl's special dilemma but also with great landscape framings – and
a very a sensitive and insightful author's approach. This kind of quality
film meant for a very difficult and mostly underestimated target group
- the children - proves that it is always worth to put much effort in
well thought through and relevant stories that are important also for
childrens souls. Compliments to the author and crew: That's filmmaking
at its best.
AWARD FOR GOLDEN OLIVE IN THE CATEGORY OF SHORT TV FORMS
The Golden Olive Award in the category of short tv forms goes to Brenda,
produced by Kate Larkin / Irleand for the choice to narrate this tragic
story through the child’s viewpoint and with the concept of presenting
human tragedy which is both, brave and touchy.
GRAND PRIX OF THE FESTIVAL
The Grand Prix Award goes to Max & Helene, produced by RAI FICTION
& 11 MARZO FILMS / Italy for its production value, the directing,
the acting and, of course, the scenario, which all together make the unique
love and Holocaust story.
PRODUCTION AWARD OF THE FESTIVAL
The Production Award goes to the MTVA / Hungary.
SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR THE CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM
The Special Jury Award for the category of documentary programs goes to
EOHA, produced by Vladimir Perovic / Montenegro for deeply going into
the atmoshpere of the Monetengrin area and in an absolute absence of traces
of modern civilization has narrated an amazing story about the connection
between a man and an animal. Perovic through his well known rythm and
style opens the phenomenon of communication as a basic characteristic
of human nature.
SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR THE CATEGORY OF SHORT TV FORMS
The Special Jury Award for the category of short TV forms goes to The
Red Folio, produced by ECIB DOSMENTES PRODUCCIONES / Spain for the way
the original soundtrack transforms the sound of the old typewriter in
music and it becomes a hymn for searching freedom.
SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR THE CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM
The special Jury award for the category of doucmentary program goes to
Merciful Queen, produced by TVCG / Montenegro.
Program Council of an International TV Festival Bar has chosen for its
new Art Director a journalist Sabrija Vulic, while Ljiljana Djindjinovic
will continue working as a Festival Director.
this year, anniversary edition of a TV Festival Bar, 721 program has
been applied from authors coming from 89 countries from all the continents
in categories of Documentary program, Ecology and Tourism, Feature and
Children programs and Short TV forms. This year there have been 252
programs more than the last year, which is the best confirmation of
an interest of artist from all over the world for the Festival in Bar.
Jovanovic, Natasa Baranin and Aleksandar Becanovic who constitutes the
Official Selection Committee of the Festival has chosen 88 programs
from 41 country to enter the Official Competition program.
International TV Festival will take place in Bar from October 20th –
is my pleasure to invite you to take part with your programmes in the
Twentieth International TV Festival. The Festival will take place this
year from 20 to 24 October.
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85 000 BAR
Bar, January 15th,