LI TONG sweeps up awards at the Ibiza Film Festival 2009

June 1st, 2009 - 6:44 pm Posted in ibiza, ibiza iff, Ibiza International Film Festival | Comments (1)

Directorial debut by Chinese director Nian Liu takes several awards, including the prestigious Falco D’Or.

The following awards have now been announced by the festival jury…

Special Falco D’Or Award: NIAN LIU – LI TONG
For revealing a city and its people as well as a lost child.

IN COMPETITION

*Award for Best First Film*:
DARREN GRODSKY and DANNY JACOBS (Humboldt County)

Best Film LI TONG
Best Director NIAN LIU (Li Tong)
Best Actor NENAD JEZDIC (Tears for Sale)
Best Actress ZHICUN ZHAO (Li Tong)
Best supporting actor KANG YAO (Li Tong)
Best production design TEARS FOR SALE
Best D.O.P. DARK STREETS
Best Script NIAN LIU (Li Tong)
Best Edit NIAN LIU Y KEVIN FRITZ (Li Tong)
Best Soundtrack GEORGE ACCOGNY (Dark Streets)
Special jury award: UROS STOJANOVIC (Tears for Sale) For visualizing a complex story on a human scale
Audience Award A SHINE OF RAINBOWS (Vic Sarin)

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD
LA MILAGROSA, RAFA LARA

BALEARIC SPIRIT
MICROFISICA (Joan Carles Martorell)
SE VENDE (Mapi Galan)

VIDEOCLIPS
BEST VIDEO SIA “Soon we’ll be found” by Claire Carre
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS Kanye West, “Welcome to the Hearbreak”, by Nabil

Juries
Competition: Cuba Gooding jr. (president), Bill Forsyth, Pepe Arenas
Balearic Spirit: Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi, Carles Fabregat
Videoclips: Anjula Acharia-Bath, Michael Hoenig

Awards ceremony 20.30 tonight at Agroturismo Atzaro

Helen Donlon

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One Response to “LI TONG sweeps up awards at the Ibiza Film Festival 2009”

  1. helen Says:

    Nice to see the Imaginarium blog quoting us: http://imaginariumofdrparnassus.com/blog/?p=491