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32nd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
FANTASPORTO 2012

The 32nd edition of the Oporto International Film Festival - Fantasporto has just revealed its awards in a celebration that promoted the best films but also celebrated the Future in a Special Programme that included 17 lectures by specialists, a unique hologram exhibition, the publication of a new Science-fiction short story book and lots of sci-fi films, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the film "Blade Runner". A great festival in a Word Heritage City!
 
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The German low budget (3M) catastrophy movie directed by Tim Fehlbaum left Fantasporto with two heavy prizes: Best film and Best actress.

A spectacular film on a not so distant future where water and food (meat) are scarce. Executive production by Roland Emmerich, in case you forgot he directed ID4, Godzilla, The Day after tomorrow, 2012...Got an end of the world problem, ask him...

Coming soon Foundation THE SciFi masterpiece by Azimov, if we are lucky Roland could just make 6 films or so...
 
INTERNATIONAL JURY OF FANTASY SECTION

The International Jury of the Fantasy Section on the 32nd Oporto International Film Festival - Fantasporto 2012 has decided to grant the following awards:
 
Best Film Award Fantasporto 2012
Hell - Tim Fehlbaum (Ger)
 
Jury's Special Award
Bellflower - Evan Godell (USA)
 
Best Direction
Susan Jacobson - The Holding (UK)
 
Best Actor
Alexis Diaz de Villegas - Juan de los Muertos (Spain/Cuba)
 
Best Actress
Hannah Herzsprung - Hell (Ger)
 
Best Screenplay
Alejandro Bruguès - Juan de los Muertos (Spain/Cuba)
 
Best Special Effects
Eva - Kike Maillo - Spa
 
Best Short Film
Lizard Girl (South Korea) and Colour Bleed (UK) - ex-aequo
 
Special Mention of the Jury
Lobos de Arga - Juan Martinez Moreno (Spa)
 
22nd DIRECTORS WEEK
Manoel de Oliveira Award

The International Jury of the 22nd Directors Week -Fantasporto 2012 has decided to grant the following awards:
 
Directors Week Best Film Award
Avé - Konstantin Bojanov (Bulgaria)
 
Directors Week Jury's Special Award)
A Moral Conjugal - Artur Serra Araújo (Portugal)
 
Directors Week Best Director Award
Chinese Take Away - Sebastián Borensztein (Spa)
 
Directors Week Best Screenplay Award
Avé - Konstantin Bojanov (Bulgaria)
 
Directors Week Best Actor Award
Marcin Dorocinski - Rose (Poland)
 
Directors Week Best Actress Award
Emma Levie - Lena (Belgium)
 
Special Mention of the Directors Week Jury
Lena - Christophe Van Rompaey (Belgium)
("Rompaey is a newcomer who, through this film, shows a very personal voice we hope he keeps expanding."  the Directors' Week jury says)
 
NON OFFICIAL AWARDS
 
Critics Award
Lobos de Arga - Juan Martinez Moreno (Spa)
 
Audience Award
Juan de Los Muertos - Alexandro Bruguès - (Spa/Cuba)
 
Career Awards
 
Directors
Mike Hodges
Karen Shaknazarov
António-Pedro Vasconcelos

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40th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 28, March 7

The Oporto International Film Festival, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its Official Competitive section.
This Festival also includes the 18th New Directors Week with an Official Competition and a Retrospective section. The Festival’s director, Mário Dorminsky, is preparing, with the help of the Portuguese Film Institute, a program with Portuguese Films for the benefit of the foreign guests in Fantasporto.
The Festival runs now in 5 theatres (2,600 seats altogether ) and screens nearly new 200 feature films each year. The press coverage of the Festival is made by all the most important Portuguese newspapers, radio stations and television networks and by foreign specialized press. This allows press dossiers of about 5000 clippings every year and represents a unique media coverage in Portugal for similar cultural events.

Almost 110,000 entries, per year is the average of the Festival’s past editions.

 

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