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TRANSILVANIA 2016 Awards

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Dogs wins the top award at Transilvania IFF

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- Tikkun, Sparrows, Where There Is Shade and The Open Door also on the list of winners

Dogs wins the top award at Transilvania IFF
Bogdan Mirica receives the top award in Cluj (© Vlad Cupsa/TIFF)

The 15th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival ended yesterday after a special screening of Belgica [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Artemio Benki, Sylvie Leray
interview: Felix Van Groeningen
film profile
]
. On Saturday, Bogdan Mirică’s Dogs [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Bogdan Mirica
film profile
]
, winner of the FIPRESCI award in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes, was announced as the recipient of the festival’s top award, the Transilvania Trophy. It is the fourth time in the festival’s history that a Romanian film has won the Trophy, the previous winners being Corneliu Porumboiu’s Police, Adjective [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
film profile
]
(2009), 12:08 East of Bucharest [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
interview: Daniel Burlac
film profile
]
(2005), and Cristian Mungiu’s Occident (2002).

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Surprisingly, Dogs was completely ignored by the Romanian Days Jury, where it lost out on the Best Feature Award to Gabriel Achim’s The Last Day [+see also:
interview: Gabriel Achim
film profile
]
and on the Best First Feature Award to Ion Indolean’s Discordia [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
.

Here is the complete list of the winners of the Transilvania IFF 2016:

Transilvania Trophy
Dogs [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Bogdan Mirica
film profile
]
- Bogdan Mirică

Best Director
Avishai Sivan – Tikkun

Special Jury Prize
Sparrows [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Atli Óskar Fjalarsson
interview: Rúnar Rúnarsson
film profile
]
- Rúnar Rúnarsson

Best Performance
David D’Ingeo - Where There Is Shade [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]

Special Mention of the Jury
Monika Naydenova, Alexander Benev – Thirst [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Svetla Tsotsorkova
film profile
]

FIPRESCI Award (#Animal Section)
Neon Bull [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Gabriel Mascaro

Audience Award
The Open Door [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Marina Seresesky

Romanian Days Award for Best Feature
The Last Day [+see also:
interview: Gabriel Achim
film profile
]
- Gabriel Achim

Romanian Days Award for Best First Feature
Discordia [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Ion Indolean

Romanian Days Award for Best Short Film
A Night in Tokoriki - Roxana Stroe
Special Mention of the Jury
My Name Is Costin - Radu Potcoavă

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