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Documentary Awards 2012

Documentary Awards 2012

2Brothers
Dir: Hilt Lochten
NL Co-Prod: KRo / RKK
June2012 Munich International Children's Film Festival - Prix Jeunesse (Germany)
•  Prix Jeunesse First Prize Non Fiction 7 - 11 years
July 2012 Montevideo International Film Festival for Children and Youth - Divercine (Uruguay)
• UNICEF for the Rights of Children Award 
SIGNIS Award 

900 Days
Dir: Jessica Gorter
Prod: Zeppers Film & TV
April 2012 Nyon International Documentary Film Festival - Visions Du Réel (Switzerland)
•  Special Mention Swiss Post in the International Competition for best feature documentary
• Prize of the Interreligious Jury
May 2012 Warsaw International Documentary Film Festival - Planete+Doc (Poland)
• Special Mention Magic Hour Award

Buterflies
Dir: Josephine Hamming
Prod: Amsterdam Business & Wildlifefilm productions BV
october 2012 Porto International Tourism Film Festival- ART&TUR (Portugal)
• 2nd place

Echoes Of War
Dir: Joop van Wijk
Prod: Molewiek Film
March 2012 Porto Seguro International Film and Video Festival Arraial (Portugal)
• Best International Documentary
• Audience Award

Facing Animals
Dir: Jan van Ijken
Prod: Jan van Ijken
September 2012 Split Film Festival (Croatia)
• Grand Prix for Short Film

Flying Anne
Dir: Catherine van Campen
Prod: Zuidenwind Filmproductions
April 2012 Créteil International Women Film Festival (France)
•  Prize of the Paris Jury, Best European Short Film
November 2012 Berlin International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth - Kuki (Germany)
• Special Mention

Grande Hotel
Dir: Lotte Stoops
NL Co-Prod: Volya Films
Co-prod: NL/BE
November 2012 Vienna This Human Wold Film Festival
• Jury Film Award

I am a woman now
Dir: Michiel van Erp
NL Co-Prod: De Familie/VPRO
Juli 2012 Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Film festival - Outfest (USA)
•  Special Programming Award for Freedom
October 2012 St Petersburg Side by Side Film festival (Russia)
• Special Jury Mention for the documentary section

I’m Never Afraid!

Dir.: Willem Baptist
Prod: Kaliber Film
April 2012 Atlanta Film Festival (USA)
• Documentary Short Grand Jury Prize
May 2012 San Francisco Fiction and Documentary Film Festival - Golden Gate (USA)
• Golden Gate Award

The Invisible Men
Dir: Yariv Mozer   
Prod: Lev Pictures
May 2012 Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival - DocAviv (Israel)
• Special Jury Award
June 2012 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival - Frameline 36 (USA)
• Outstanding Documentary Feature Award

Justice For Sergei
Dir: Martin Maat and Hans Hermans
Prod: ICU Documentaries
February 2012 Berlin Cinema for Peace Foundation (Germany)
• Cinema for Peace Justice Award
May 2012 San Francisco Fiction and Documentary Film Festival - Golden Gate (USA)
• Golden Gate Award

Karla's Arrival
Dir: Koen Suidgeest
NL Co-Prod: Koen Suidgeest
Co-Prod: ES/BE/USA
March 2012 Soria International Documentary Film Festival - MujerDOC (Spain)
• Best Documentary

Matthew's Laws
Dir: Marc Schmidt
Prod: Basaltfilm
April 2012 Nyon International Documentary Film Festival - Visions Du Réel (France)
• Grand Prix Swiss Post for the best feature
• Special Mention from the Interreligious Jury
October 2012 Taiwan International Documentary Film Festiva - TIDFF (Taiwan)
• Merit Price for Best Feature Length Documentary
December 2012 Montreal International Documentary Film Festival - Recontres Internationales (Canada)
• Best International Feature

Meet the Fokkens

Dir: Gabriëlle Provaas & Rob Schröder
NL Co-Prod: Submarine/VPRO
May 2012 Lisbon International Independent Film Festival - IndieLisboa (Portugal)
• World Pulse RTP Award
October 2012 Berlin Prix Europa (Germany)
• Prix Europa for Best European Documentary

Paradiso   
Dir: Jeroen Berkvens   
Prod: Zeppers Film & TV   
August 2012 Jecheon International Film & Music Festival (Korea)  
• Grand Prize

Peace, memories of Anton de Kom
Dir: Ida Does
Prod: ID Productions
October 2012 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (Trinidad)
Best Short Film Award

Position Among the Stars
Dir: Leonard Retel Helmrich
Prod: Scarabeefilms
Februari 2012 Writers Guild of America (WGA) (USA)
• Nomination for Documentary Screenplay Award

Second Hand Life
Dir: Sahin Sisic
Prod: Sahin Sisic
September 2012 Bucharest Golden Carpathian Film Festival (Romania)
• Special Mentions of 1000 euro for Pitch project

Sexwork and Me
Dir: Clare Sturges
Prod: TCF Film
April 2012 Los Angeles Women's Independent Film festival (USA)
• Best Screenplay
• Best Cinematography
• Award of Merit

Silent Snow 
Dir: Jan van den Berg & Pipaluk Knudsen-Ostermann
Prod: DRS Film   
Mei 2012 Rome International Audiovisual Festival of Biodiversity - Festival delle Terre
• Special Mention
April 2012 Domzale International Mountain Film Festival (Slovenia)
• Best Mountain Nature and Culture Film
May 2012 Banska Bystrica Envirofilm International Film Festival - Envirofilm (Slovak Republic)
• Innovative Looking for Answers to Pressing Questions Award
May 2012 Barcelona Human Rights Film Festival - Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos
• Survival International Award
October 2012 Seia Environmental International Film and Video Festival - Cine Eco
• Grand Prize Environment 
February/March 2012 Gainesville (Fl) Enviromental Film  & Arts Festival - Cinema Verde
• Cinema Verde Best Air Award
November 2012 Barcelona International Environmental Film Festival - FICMA
• Best Documentary: Golden Sun Award

Soldier on the Roof
Dir: Esther Hartog
NL Co-Prod: Sarphati Media/VPRO television
November 2012 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival (The Netherlands)
• IDFA Award for First Appearance ( € 5,000)
• Dioraphte IDFA Award for Dutch Documentary (€ 5,000)

The Sound of the Bandoneon
Dir: Jiska Rickels
NL Co-Prod: Selfmade Films/NTVF Producties
July 2012 Rio de Janeiro International Women's Film Festival - FEMINA (Brazil)
• Special Jury Award of the International Competition

Sounds for Mazin
Dir: Ingrid kamerling
Prod: Hollandse Helden  
November 2012 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival - IDFA (The Netherlands)
• Dutch Cultural Mediafonds Award Kids & Docs - Best Youth Documentary

Stories From Lakka Beach

Dir: Daan Veldhuizen
Prod: Viewpoint Productions
March 2012 Salem Film Fest Massachusetts (USA)
• ACM award for best Cinematography

The Terrestrials
Dir: René Daalder
NL Prod: Staccato Films/AVRO (NL)
Co-prod: American Scenes (USA), 
September 2012 London FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2012 (UK)
• Nomination in the category 'Best Archive Preservation Project'

Through Ellen's Ears
Dir: Saskia Gubbels
Prod: Hollandse Helden
September 2012 Copenhagen International Children's Film Festival - Buster (Denmark)
• Best Short Documentary
october 2012 Chicago International Children's Film Festival (USA)
• 1st Documentary Short Film Prize from the Adult Jury
• 2nd Documentary Film Prize from the Children’s Jury


Water Children
Dir: Aliona van der Horst
Prod: Zeppers
May 2012 Vancouver Documentary Film & Video Festival - DOXA (Canada)
• DOXA Feature Documentary Award

WAVUMBA they Who Smell of Fish
Dir.: Jeroen van Velzen
Prod.: SNG Film
April 2012 Tribeca Film Festival (USA)
• Best New Documentary Director Award ($ 25.000,-)


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