- Special Jury
Prize: 'Sueno Florianopolis' - Ana Katz
Coco Martin), won awards for Best Visual Effects, Children's Choice, plus a Special Jury
Prize for Coco Martin for continuing the legacy of the late Fernando Poe Jr.
The film won three awards at the 51st edition of the Antalya Altyn Portakal (Golden Orange) International Film Festival's national feature-length film competition, including the Special Jury
Prize: Halla Kim for THE WAY BACK -- South Korea
A Special Jury
Prize was awarded to Mohanad Yaqubi and Sami Said for their Palestine-UAE co-production "Mutasalilun" (Infiltrators).
Hardly of the caliber of stronger, fest-traveling Turkish films, this Sundance special jury
prizewinner will draw minor Euro buyers and fest entreaties.
"The Surrogate" also won a special jury
prize for its ensemble cast.
NEW YORK, May 1, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish filmmaker Ferzan Ozpetek's movie "Serseri Mayinlar" (Loose Cannons) won special jury
mention in the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Thursday.
There will be a Special Jury
Prize in both categories, and a separate Script Competition open to UAE scriptwriters.
"No One Knows About The Persian Cats" won a special jury
prize in the festival's Un Certain Regard competition, which is described as focusing on new and emerging filmmakers from around the world.
It had already won the former Top Of The Pops dancer a special jury
prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
On the closing day of the nine-day festival, the festival jury decided to give the Special Jury
Prize to China's ''Thirteen Princess Trees'' directed by Lu Yue, and the Award for Best Director to the U.S.
He won the Cannes Special Jury
Prize twice, for Hidden Agenda in 1990 and Raining Stones in 1993, and the Ecumenical Jury Prize for Land and Freedom in 1995.
Directed by Henry Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro, the 82-minute film won the Audience Award and Special Jury
prize at last year's Sundance Festival, where it was also nominated for the Grand Jury Prize eventually won by the still unseen Forty Shades of Blue.
In this assured feature debut by writer-director Rodney Evans--it won a Special Jury
Award at Sun dance--a young gay art student (Anthony Mackie) befriends an elderly homeless man (Roger Robinson) who was one of the bright lights of the Harlem Renaissance.