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The Young Gala of the 43rd Polish Film Festival

The Young Gala of the 43rd Polish Film Festival
We already know the verdict of the jury of the Short Film Competition of the 43rd Film Festival in Gdynia. During the Young Gala that took place on Friday, 21st September, 2018, on the New Stage of the Musical Theatre, non-statutory awards for the creators of feature films were presented too.

The Jury of the Short Films Competition composed of:

  • Maria Sadowska - a singer, film director, composer and a songwriter (President of the Jury),
  • Norah McGettigan - a writer and a film director,
  • Leszek Starzyński - a film editor and film producer,

After watching 26 films qualified for the Short Film Competition, the Jury unanimously awarded the following prizes:

LUCJAN BOKINIEC AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM IN THE SHORT FILM COMPETITION

in the amount of PLN 12,000 for the film

“Sophie’s Ordinary Life”, dir. Dominika Gnatek

(production: University of Silesia in Katowice - Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television)

For the choice of subject, excellent acting and artistic skill as well as addressing difficult issues in a heartwarming and unpretentious manner.

JURY SPECIAL AWARD

in the amount of PLN 8,000 for the film

„Users”, dir. Jakub Piątek

(production: Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association, Rzeczy, TVN, DI Factory, All, D'Erceville Regiment, Aeroplan, JJ)

For an accurate and painful diagnosis of contemporary interpersonal relations.

MULTIMEDIA POLSKA AWARD (ex aequo)

in the amount of PLN 5,000 PLN for the film

„Relax”, dir. Agnieszka Elbanowska

(production: Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association, Rozbrat Films, TVN)

For a light-hearted and original storytelling, drawing inspiration from the traditions of Polish comedy and addressing important social issues.

Award in the amount of PLN 5,000

„Atlas”, dir. Maciej Kawalski

(production: Munka Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association, Film Produkcja, Film Factory, Locomotive)

For a skillful and light storytelling, excellent realization and surreal humour.

FILMOWA MAŁOPOLSKA AWARD

a production voucher worth PLN 40,000 for the laureate for production of their next film in Małopolska

„Saszka”, dir. Katarzyna Lesisz

(production: Lodz Film School)

For tackling an important and hot subject, presented in an non-obvious way and for a powerful portrait of a woman.

HELIOGRAF AWARD FOR THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY

production support worth PLN 10,000 in the form of lending photography and camera equipment for the needs of the making of another film of the winner

Adam Suzin for the photography to the film “Tremors”, dir. Dawid Bodzak
(production: Lodz Film School)

For conjuring a Californian climate in Polish conditions.

During the Young Gala of the 43rd Polish Films Festival the following awards for feature films were also presented:

ONET AWARD - THE DISCOVERY OF THE FESTIVAL

Olga Chajdas for the film „Nina”

DR IRENA ERIS AWARD FOR THE BOLDEST VISION

Olga Chajdas for the film „Nina”

THE AWARD OF THE YOUNG JURY FOR THE BEST FILM OF THE MAIN COMPETITION

“7 emotions”, dir. Marek Koterski

ELLE CRYSTAL STAR

Agnieszka Smoczyńska for the film “Fugue”

FESTIVALS AND POLISH FILM ABROAD REVIEWS AWARD

“Clergy”, dir. Wojciech Smarzowski

GOLDEN KANGAROO

“Cold War”, dir. Paweł Pawlikowski

„Kultura zmienia świat na lepsze” - LEGAL CULTURE FOUNDATION COMPETITION

III Award- ex aequo:

"Legalog", prod. Krzysztof Michaluk

"A SEcond Chance", prod. Mateusz Leszek

II Award

"O mojej muter", prod. Paulina Masternak and Sebastian Królak

I Nagroda

"Niekulturalny świat", prod. Michał Radziejewski

DON QUICHOTE – AWARD OF THE POLISH FEDERATION OF DISCUSSION FILM CLUBS

“Clergy”, dir. Wojciech Smarzowski

AWARD OF THE NETWORK OF STUDIO AND LOCAL CINEMAS

“Fugue”, dir. Agnieszka Smoczyńska

JOURNALISTS AWARD

“Clergy”, dir. Wojciech Smarzowski

AMBER LIONS - the prize for the greatest turnout success (2.984.653 viewers)

“Letters to Santa 3”, dir. Tomasz Konecki

Marta Grela-Gorostiza - producer (TVN)

Tomasz Karczewski - distributor (Kino Świat)

AWARDS OF THE PARTNER OF THE FESTIVAL - EPOS BRAND

Laureates of the Short Film Competition - Dominika Gnatek for the film "Sophie’s Ordinary Life", Jakub Piątek for the film "Users", Agnieszka Elbanowska for the film "Relax", Maciej Kowalski for the film "Atlas" - receive prizes in the form of watches funded by the Festival Partner, EPOS BRAND.