The winners and recipients of the 45th FNC
The "Feature Films – Compétition internationale" jury: John Griffin, Louis Laverdière et Chloé Robichaud.
Best feature film in the International Competition ($15,000 cash from Québecor).
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade (Austria, Germany)
Special Mention to
MISTER UNIVERSO by Tizza Covi et Rainer Frimmel (Austria, Italy)
Recognizes a work in the International Competition that stands out for its daring aesthetics, creative use of new technologies and/or groundbreaking treatment of a sensitive subject matter.
THE STUDENT by Kirill Serebrennikov (Russia)
Best actor or actress in a feature film in the International Competition.
Peter Simonischek (Austria) in TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade
The "Feature Films – Focus" jury: Emmanuel Chaumet, Carmen Garcia, et Mustafa Uzuner.
Best feature film in the Focus Québec/Canada section (2 round-trip tickets Economy Class european destination from Air France).
WEREWOLF by Ashley Mckenzie (Québec/Canada)
Best feature film in the Temps Ø section ($2,000 cash from Farnham).
PRANK by Vincent Biron (Québec/Canada)
The "AQCC Feature Films – Les nouveaux alchimistes" jury: Jason Béliveau, Robert Daudelin et Marie Claude Mirandette.
Best feature film in the Les nouveaux alchimistes competition.
THE SUN, THE SUN BLINDED ME by Wilhelm Sasnal and Anka Sasnal (Poland)
Le jury courts métrages – Compétition internationale était composé de Mathieu Grondin, Valérie Mongrain et Marie-Élaine Riou.
Best short film in the International Competition (residence at Paralœil – Rimouski of more than $10,000 value in grant, equipment and editing, including transport and accommodation).
UNDISCLOSED RECIPIENTS by Sandro Aguilar (Portugal)
VAYSHA, L'AVEUGLE by Theodore Ushev (Québec/Canada)
The "Short Films – Focus Québec/Canada" jury: Elsa Charbit, Kyrylo Marikutsa et Krzysztof Sienkiewicz.
Best short film in the Focus Québec/Canada competition ($3,000 cash and $12,000 in post-production services awarded by Post-Moderne).
TOUT SIMPLEMENT by Raphaël Ouellet (Québec/Canada)
Most original short film in the Focus Québec/ Canada competition ($1,000 cash prize awarded by MAtv).
THE GHOST AND THE GARDEN by Nelson Roubert (Canada/USA)
Best short film in the Focus Québec/Canada competition
RUBY PLEINE DE MARDE by Jean-Guillaume Bastien (Québec/Canada)
The "Les nouveaux alchimistes - Short Films" jury: Véronique Sapin, Steven Woloshen et Michael Yaroshevsky.
Best short film in the Les nouveaux alchimistes competition.
IF IT WAS by Laure Prouvost (United Kingdom)
Special Mentions to
DESERT BLOOM by Peter Kutin and Florian Kindlinger (Austria/USA)
SQUAME by Nicolas Brault (Québec/Canada)
The Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant jury: Anaïs Charbonneau-Meilleur, Sarianne Cormier et Emilie Mannering.
Given to the winner of the Pan-Canadian Student Film Meetings (Immersion experience at ECAL (École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne) in Switzerland, flight and accommodations included + $1,500 to start a crowdfunding campaign on Ulule with perso- nalized pre-campaign support).
LES BEIGES by Etienne Lacelle (Université Concordia)
Out of Competition Special Mention to
6e GAUCHE by Magdalena Froger (ÉCAL)
The P'tits Loups jury: Elia St-Pierre, Camille Daudelin, Alice Fortin, Thomas Doyon et Zoé Leder.
ONE TWO TREE by Yulia Aronova (France)
The FNC eXPlore jury: Luc Courchesne, Emmanuel Cuénod, Melissa Mongiat and François Toussaint.
Best work in virtual reality ($1,000 cash from Téo Taxi).
NOTES ON BLINDNESS by Arnaud Colinart, Amaury La Burthe, Peter Middleton and James Spinney (France, United Kingdom)
Empathy Special Mention to
IN MY SHOES by Jane Gauntlett (United Kingdom)
Sound Production Special Mention to
VIRTUAL ODDITY by Raphael (One Production | Apollo Studios) (Québec/Canada)
The most innovative work for new platforms ($10,000 in production expenses and artist residency from PRIM).
LA PÉRI by Balthazar Auxiètre (Innerspacevr) (France)
Best immersive work in the FNC eXPlore.
PATTERNS by Pierre Friquet (Québec/Canada, France)
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