JURIES AND AWARDS
AwardsBest Feature Film
The jury will confer the Best Feature Film Award, a 5.000 euro prize that will go to the director of the award winning film. The jury will also have the possibility to give special mentions to other films that have distinguished themselves.
Best Short film
The prize is worth 2.500 euro and it will go to the director of the Best Short Film. Also in this case, the jury will have the possibility to give special mention. However, their maximum number will not exceed the number of members featured in the jury.
Every Year, the Aprile Award will be assigned by the members of the feature and short film selection committee to the film best representing the festival's spirit.
A vote for each coin. These words have been welcoming festival goers for years as they exit the cinema. They have the chance to vote for their favourite film by inserting a coin - regardless of its value - in the corresponding ballot box. The total amount of money collected is given to the director of the film that has got most coins.
Student's Jury Award
Feature Films Jury
Director who graduated from the Experimental Cinematography Centre in Rome, scriptwriter and author. For three years now he is Head of Projects and Film Productions at the Apulia Film Commission: as director of production he follows the films produced by AFC, runs screenwriting workshops for professionals from all over the Euro-Mediterranean area, develops feature films set in Puglia and greatly supports the artistic growth of youth talent and the development of the region’s audiovisual industry.
She has a degree in philosophy with a thesis on Truffaut. She attended the European School of Theatre and Cinema in Milan. At Radio Popolare she controls and directs the transmission of film, Chassis, and the cultural Babel. She collaborated in the book Entretiens - Nanni Moretti published by Cahiers du Cinéma. She collaborates with the newspaper "La Repubblica", "E il Mensile" and "Micromega." She is one of the authors of "Guide to Children's Films."
He is a director and producer of numerous shorts, experimental films, documentaries and video installations. His work includes more than 70 films, which were shown in many international festivals and exhibitions and received numerous awards. For his experimental film Just Like The Movies (2006), Michal Kosakowski was given the award for best film and best original score by the international film festivals of Milan, Amsterdam, Santiago de Chile and Forli, Italy.
LHe mainly works for the French daily Libération. He also writes for Les Inrockuptibles and Les Cahiers du cinéma. He has written several books about cinema or photography, among which, this last year, a book about Werner Schreter, one with Charles de Meaux, and a book in collaboration with the photographer Antoine d’Agata. He is also one of the unknown guys behind the musical blog Alainfinkielkrautrock and the books blog Discipline in Disorder.
Romanian film critic and artistic director of the Transylvania International Film Festival, which he cofounded in 2002. He is the curator of the Romanian Film Festival in New York, organized since 2006 in partnership with Tribeca Cinemas. A FIPRESCI member and contributing editor to various cultural publications in Romania, he has served in several international film festivals. He is co-author of a book about Lars von Trier, The Films, the Women, the Ghosts.
Short Films Jury
Since 1985, she works at the Centre Pompidou, where she is the programmer of large national retrospectives. At the same time, she began her collaboration with the La Rochelle International Film Festival, where she has been the Artistic Director since 2001. She has been responsible for Cinémas du Centre Pompidou for more than ten years.
In the monthly programmes that she orchestrates since 2002 at the Centre Pompidou, Nouveaux Territoires at the head, she seeks to discover then to divide an innovative cinema, which clears new artistic territories. In 2005, she invents the event Hors Pistes, which furrows in diagonals the ways of fiction.
Judith Revault D'Allonnes
Judith Revault d’Allonnes studied film aesthetics at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University. Since 2000, she has been a film programmer for the cinema department of the Centre Pompidou, which organizes film retrospectives, festivals and exhibitions. She is also a member of the selection committee of the Hors Pistes event.