– The co-production between Spain, Iceland and Lithuania, directed by Pepe Andrés and Rafa Moles, has collected the Panorama Award at the competition
Directors Pepe Andrés and Rafa Moles, who triumphed at Ibizacinefest with lobster bisque
On Sunday, March 20, the sixth edition of the Ibizacinefest – Ibiza International Independent Film Festival came to an end after unwinding on the famous Mediterranean island since 11the. As is to be expected in any self-respecting film event, the awards ceremony was held that day, and the winning title of its Panorama section was the culinary-themed documentary with a touch of bittersweet comedy lobster bisque [+see also:
film profile] (Spain/Lithuania/Iceland), directed by a directorial duo Pepe Andres and Rafael Moles. In the same sidebar, a Special Mention was given to the Mexican production beautiful losersa road movie with fugitives added by William Margarinos.
In the other official section of the festival, baptized Humans in Focus, which, as its name suggests, focuses its attention on people, the family drama triumphed The saint of the impossible (Switzerland) by marc wilkins (which was also considered worthy of the Critics Award – Blogos de Oro), with a Special Mention (plus the Distribution Award, courtesy of #ConUnPack Distribución) for Bounce (Mexico) by rodrigo fiallega.
As for new Spanish films, the winner in this particular section was the documentary Stone housethe first feature film Macia Floritthat explores the ins and outs of the island of Menorca, while lose it alla country thriller Victor Cerdanreceived a Special Mention.
Another Spanish non-fiction effort, ancient soul [+see also:
interview: Álvaro Gurrea
film profile] by Alvaro Gurreawon two awards: the Best Editing Award and the Docma Award for Best Documentary, while the Audience Award went to the Dutch documentary stop filming usdirected by Boris Josemawhich was included as one of the special functions of the festival.
Among the short films, the Italians the fisherwoman by Lucia Lore (FEM-Cinema Award), I no longer feel at home anywhere (Belgium) by Your book (Best International Short Film) and Mindanao by Valencian Borja Solerwho stars carmen machi as a lesbian politician who gets involved in some shady affairs, thus bearing a certain resemblance to recent real-life Spanish politics.
As for the industry section, the Ibiza Screenplay Festival Award was given to In Serge and Broad Arrow (Ireland) by bobby malneywith special mentions for Routine (Spain) by Nerea Ubeda and six to wash (USA) by Joshua Allen.
Finally, it is worth mentioning that in IBZCF Pitching-Spanish Projects, the fiction films Mario by William Miro, Maybe by Arima Leon and between cherries by Clara Santaolaya were selected, along with the documentary walls on the road by Barbara Fernandez. For its part, in the IBZCF VR Lab, the three participating projects were kolbe (Poland) by pavel jozwiak, Mila Kaos’s eyes (Spain) by Yimi Ramirezand together apart (Netherlands) by Damian Albers and Michael Hamel.
More information about the festival and its industry section can be found on its website.
This is the full list of award winners:
humans in focus Grant
The saint of the impossible – Marc Wilkins (Switzerland)
Bounce – Rodrigo Fiallega (Mexico)
NCE-New Spanish Cinema Award (New Spanish Film)
homeland stone – Macia Florit
lose it all – Victor Celdan
Critics Award – Bados Gold
The saint of the impossible –Marc Wilkins
Docma Best Award documentsry
ancient soul – Alvaro Gurrea
stop filming us – Joris Postema (Netherlands)
#WithAPackage Distribution Award
Bounce – Rodrigo Fiallega
Best National Short Film and AMAE Best Edition Award
Mindanao – Borja Soler
Going up – Mikel Gurrea
Best International Short Film
I no longer feel at home anywhere – Viv Li (Belgium)
five tigers – Nowawonga Khumalo (South Africa)
the fisherwoman – Lucia Dore (Italy)
Biography of a woman’s corpse – Mabel Lozano (Spain)
Ibiza Screenplay Festival Grant
In Serge and Broad Arrow – Bobby Maloney (Ireland)
Routine – Nerea Ubeda (Spain)
six to wash – Joshua Allen (USA)
(Translated from Spanish)