BRIDGE of ARTS 2016 announced the winners

28 August 2016

The II IMFF has announced the names of the competitive program winners.

The film The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and his Son got the Grand Prix of the feature film contest program (directed by Iglika Triffonova, Bulgaria - Sweden - the Netherlands, 2015).

The award for "Best director" was conferred to Michele Placido for his film The Choice (Italy, 2015).

The film Pekak (directed by Mohd Khairul Azri Bin Md Noor, Malaysia, 2016) was awarded by "Best script". Zahiril Adzim got the prize in the category "Best actor" for the leading role in this film.

The award in the nomination of "Best actress" was given to Yana Marinova for the film XIa (directed by Michaela Komitova, Bulgaria, 2015). 

The WWF Award was conferred to the film A Horse with Hope (directed by Bai Khaibin, China, 2016).

Grand Prix of the short film program was given to the film The Forgotten (directed by Alexandr Korolyov, Russia, 2016).

"Best director" of the short film was conferred to Kirill Pletnyov for his film Mother (Russia, 2016).

Competitor Awards were taken by Democracy in the Driver's Seat (directed by Gale Gilbert, USA, 2016), Kathakaar (directed by Abkhimanyu Kanoida, India, 2015) and Your Steps (directed by Maxim Kubrinskiy, Russia, 2016).

Audience Award of the special program "Rostov inspires!" was given to the short film The Backwoods Hero (directed by Alexandr Gladkiy).

It should be reminded that British producer Pippa Cross was the chairman of the judges of the BRIDGE of ARTS 2016 main competition, also the feature films were judged by Aydin Salman, Alessandro Passadore, Mira Gavyarova and Alyona Babenko. The short film jury was headed by French producer and director Alain Depardieu, with Anatoliy Kotenyov and Vladimir Alenikov to come to a decision.

II International Motivational Film Festival BRIDGE of ARTS was held in Rostov-on-Don on August 24-28.