37. Golden Rose Festival of Bulgarian Film | Official Awards

The Father and Nina scooped Golden Roses 

The two international juries gave the awards at Golden Rose Bulgarian Feature Film Festival 2019, Varna

At the Closing Gala in Hall 1 of the Festival & Congress Centre awards were presented as follows:

 

The Short Film International Jury:

JuryPresident: AndreyPaounov (Bulgaria),

andJurymembers:

AnaValchanova (Bulgaria),

YoshikoMinekawa (Japan)

Bestowasfollows:

 

ASpecialMentionto Home FarAway, directorDimitarKutmanov

‘forthepoeticperspectiveinsearchoflosttime’.

 

Golden RoseAwardforBestShortFilmtoNina, directorHristoSimeonov

Theawardisgranted ‘for a successfulsymbiosisbetweenauthenticityandimagination. Forthelovingandhonestapproachtothecharacters’.

 

The Feature Film International Jury:

JuryPresident: MilkoLazarov (Bulgaria)

andJurymembers:RenataSantoro (Italy), HrvojeHribar (Croatia) –

 

JoretaNikolova (Bulgaria), EmilChristov (Bulgaria)

Bestowasfollows:

 

A SpecialMentionforFeatureFilmDebutgoestoBadGirl, director: MarianValev;

‘Forgenreclarityandadequatestyle.’

 

A SpecialMentionforFeatureFilmDebutgoesto A Picture withYuki, director: LachezarAvramov;

‘Foritscreativeapproachandaestheticalachievements.’

 

TheBestFeatureFilmDebutgoestoMinaMileva, VeselaKazakovaforCatintheWall;

‘Forthetakensocialstandandcreativeinterpretation.’

 

TheBestActorAwardgoestoIvanBarnevandIvanSavov (TheFather)

‘Fortheoriginalinterpretationoftheirrolesandtheconvincinginterplaybetweenthem.’

 

TheBestActressAwardgoestoIriniJambonas (Rounds)

‘Forbuilding a convincingemotionalcharacter.’

 

TheBestCinematographerAwardgoestoVesselinHristovforSister‘Foranaestheticallybrilliantvisualconcept.’’

 

TheBestScreenwriterAwardgoestoKristinaGrozeva, PetarValchanovandDechoTaralezhkovforTheFather

‘Foraninventivedramaandcolourfulcharacters.’

 

TheBestDirectorAwardgoestoDragoSholevforThePig

‘Foranartisticachievementandidiomaticstyle.’

 

TheCityofVarnaAwardgoestoRounds, director: StephanKomandarev

‘Foritsspecialtakeon a socialsubjectandproficientbuildingof a collectivecharacter.’

 

TheSpecialAwardgoes toThePig, director: DragoSholev;

‘Foraningeniousandcandidapproachtoanethicallysensitivesubject.’

 

The Golden RoseAwardforBestFeatureFilmgoestoTheFather, Co-productionBulgaria/Greece, producers: AbraxasFilm – KristinaGrozeva, PetarValchanov,  directors: KristinaGrozeva, PetarValchanov

‘Forartisticmaturityandachievementsinmakinganaccomplishedwork.’

ThewinnerreceivesalsoDannyLernerAward (€50,000 inservicesand €5,000 incash) providedbyNuBoyanaFilmStudios.

 

 

Atthe 36th editionof Golden RoseFestivalofBulgarianFeatureFilm, awardswerealsogivenasfollows:

 

ThePeople’sChoiceAwardwenttoRounds, dir. Stefan Komandarev.

 

TheUnionofBulgarianFilmmakersAwardgoes toSestra, dir. SvetlaTsosorkova.

 

TheCriticsGuildAward (UBF) tofeaturefilm A Picture withYuki, director: LachezarAvramovandtheshortInsomnia, dir. RadoslavKamburov.

 

The Bulgarian Association of Film Director’s Award for short film debut goes to Ivan, dir. NadejdaHristova.