Awards

Nordic Short & Documentary Awards 2016

Denmark

A Man Returned by Mahdi Fleifel
Silver Bear for Short Film at the Berlinale in Germany
Berlinale Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards at the Berlinale in Germany

Democrats by Camilla Nielsson
The Norwegian Peace Film Award at Tromsø International Film Festival in Norway

Flotel Europa by Vladimir Tomic
Honorary Mention at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

Home Sweet Home by Katrine Philp
Best Short Documentary at the Robert Awards in Denmark

How Long, Not Long by Michelle & Uri Kranot
FIPRESCI Award at Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France

Front View of My Father by Nicoline Skotte Jacobsen
Danish Talent Award at Odense International Film Festival in Denmark
Best New Nordic Voice at Nordisk Panorama

Melon Rainbow by Laurits Flensted-Jensen
Best Danish Short Film at Odense International Film Festival in Denmark

Mommy by Milad Alami
Best Short Fiction at the Robert Awards in Denmark

Natural Disorder (Naturens uorden) by Christian Sønderby Jepsen
Main Award at DOK.fest München in Germany
Best Psychology-realted Documentary at Docs Against Gravity in Poland

Olmo and the Seagull by Lea Glob & Petra Costa
Fiction Non Fiction Award at Docs Against Gravity in Poland

Pulse by Robin Petré
Outstanding Artistic Contribution in the International Competition Short Documentary and Animated Films at DOK Leipzig in Germany

Seven Boats by Hlynur Pálmarsson
Best Nordic Art Film at Minimalen in Norway

SIA by Annika Berg
Special Mention/Best Danish Short Film at at Odense International Film Festival in Denmark

The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer
Oscar nomination for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards in the USA
Outstanding Nonfiction Feature at Cinema Eye Honors in the USA
Outstanding Direction at Cinema Eye Honors in the USA
Outstanding Production at Cinema Eye Honors in the USA
Best Documentary at the Satellite Awards in the USA
Best Documentary at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in the USA

The Man Who Saved the World by Peter Anthony
Best Documentary at the Robert Awards in Denmark
Best Documentary at the Bodil Awards in Denmark

The War Show by Obaidah Zytoon & Andreas M. Dalsgaard
Checkpoints Award at Bergen IFF in Norway
Venice Days Award at Venice Film Festival in Italy

Those Who Jump (Les Sauteurs) by Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner & Abou Bakar Sidibé
Ecumenical Jury Prize at the Berlinale in Germany
Best Feature Film Award at Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt International in Germany
Jury’s Second Prize at Documenta Madrid in Spain
Special Mention at DOK.fest München in Germany
Amnesty International Award at Docs Against Gravity in Poland

Tsunami by Sofie Kampmark
Grand Jury Prize for Animated Film at Premiers Plans in France
Best Animated Film at Krakow Film Festival in Poland

Untamed by Juliette Viger
Animation Talent Award at Odense International Film Festival in Denmark

Wolf and Sheep by Shahrbanoo Sadat
Art Cinema Award at the Cannes Film Festival in France

Ztripes (Ztriwer) by Amalie Næsby
Audience Award at Odense International Film Festival in Denmark

Dola Bonfis, director
Roos Prisen (award) in Denmark

Signe Byrge Sørensen, producer
The IB Award at the Robert Awards in Denmark

 

Finland

Body Language Zone by Kim Saarinen
MovieZone Award at GoShort in the Netherlands

Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness (Pieniä kömpelöitä hellyydenosoituksia) by Miia Tervo
The Youth Jury Prize at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Special Mention/Prize of the Guest Jury of Filem’on at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in Germany

Elegance (Eleganssi) by Virpi Suutari
Best Finnish Film under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
ZONTA Prize at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in Germany

Heart of the Land (Toivola) by Kaisa Astikainen
The Student Award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Kaisa ans the Enchanted Forest (Kuun metsän Kaisa) by Katja Gauriloff
Best Animated Documentary Film at DOK Leipzig in Germany

Listen (Kuuntele) by Hamy Ramezan & Rungano Nyoni
Main Prize at Pragues Shorts in the Czech Republic

Monsterman (Monsterimies) by Antti Haase
Best Original Soundtrack at Seeyousound International Music Film Festival in Italy
Best Music Documentary at Pärnu International Documentary Film Festival in Estonia

Nocturnal Butterfly (Yöperhonen) by Annika Dahlsten
Honourable Mention at Animatricks in Finland

Pussy for Beginners (Pillua aloittelijoille) by Reetta Aalto
Best Finnish Film at Animatricks in Finland

Refugee Unknown (Tuntematon pakolainen) by Hamy Ramezan
Best Film over 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Return of the Atom (Atomin paluu) by Mika Taanila & Jussi Eerola
Best Original Score at the Jussi Awards in Finland

The Moustache (Viikset) by Anni Oja
Diploma of Merit to Finnish Film under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Risto Jarva Prize at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

The Seamstress (Ompelijatar) by Ville Suhonen
Best Documentary Film at the Jussi Awards in Finland
Special Prize to Film over 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

The Silent by Toni Kristian Tikkanen
Signs Award at Signes de Nuit/Zeichen der Nacht in Germany

White Rage (Valkoinen raivo) by Arto Halonen
Special Mention at Docs Against Gravity in Poland

Wormhole (Wurmloch) by Turku Anikists
Special Prize to Finnish Film under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Illume Oy, Production Company
Apollo Award at DocPoint in Finland

Pirjo Honkasalo, filmmaker
Icon Award at Nordic/Docs in Norway

 

Iceland

Kitchen Sink Revolution (Hvað er svona merkilegt við það) by Halla Kristín Einarsdóttir
Best Documentary at the Edda Awards in Iceland

Like it’s up to you by Brynhildur Thórarinsdóttir
Best Short Film at Stockfish Film Festival in Iceland

Rainbow Party (Regnbogapartý) by Eva Sigurdardottir
Best Short Film at the Edda Awards in Iceland

Yarn by Una Lorenzen, Heather Millard & Thordur Jonsson
Audience Award at Nordisk Panorama

 

Norway

Anja – Echo by Aurora Langaas Gossé
Honourable Mention/Best Norwegian Music Video at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Beyond the Pale (Over stricken) by Line Hatland
Best Norwegian Film at Minimalen in Norway

Bird Hearts (Fuglehjerter) by Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel
The Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short Film at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Blackhearts by Fredrik Horn Akselsen
Honourable Mention at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Boys by Sunniva Sundby
Best Norwegian Short Documentary at Bergen IFF in Norway

Briskeby – Rookie Mistakes by Shaun Highton
Honourable Mention/Best Norwegian Music Video at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Brothers (Brødre) by Aslaug Holm
Grand Prize at Taiwan International Documentary Festival in Taiwan
Best International Feature Documentary at Hot Docs in Canada
Honourable Mention/Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama

Bureaucracy Monster by Thomas Balmbra
Honorable Mention at Tromsø International Film Festival in Norway

Cellist by Sindre Kinnerød & Audun Fjeldheim
Best Short Film at Dokfilm in Norway

Chameleon (Kameleon) by Christina Lande
Honorary Mention in the Norwegian competition at Minimalen in Norway

Children Deported: Farida (Asylbarna: Farida) by Ragnhild Sørheim
Honourable Mention/Short Film at BUFF in Sweden

Cold Shivers (Frysninger) by Marius Myrmel
The Tromsø Palm at Tromsø International Film Festival in Norway
Best Short Film at the Amanda Awards in Norway

Dad (Pappa) by Nina Bergström
Honourable Mention at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Dancing for You (Dans for livet) by Erlend E. Mo
Honourable Mention at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Dilapidated (Forfalne) by Ole Sebastian Kåss
Honourable Mention/Best Nordic Short Film at Nordisk Panorama

Doing Good (Mannen frå Snåsa) by Margreth Olin
Audience Award at Dokfilm in Norway
Honourable Mention/Norwegian Documentary at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Drone by Tonje Hessen Schei
Best News Documentary at Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco

Dugma – The Button by Paul Refsdal
Best Mid-Length Documentary at Hot Docs in Canada
The Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Documentary at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway
Best Documentary at the Amanda Awards in Norway
Best Medium Length Documentary at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Eternal Hunting Grounds ( Evige jaktmarker) by Elin Grimstad
Best Short Animated Film at DOK Leipzig in Germany

Fra Barn til Borger by Janne Lindgren
Honourable Mention at Nordic/Docs in Norway

It’s Easy to be a Rebel in Your Basement Apartment – Karpe Diem (Karpe Diem – Lett å være rebell i kjellerleiligheten din) by Kavar Singh
Best Norwegian Music Video at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

If I Say No by Lia Hietala
Special Mention/Norwegian Short Film at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

It’s Alright (Vi kan ikke hjelpe alle) by Nina Knag
Honourable Mention/The Hourglass Award the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Meditation on Darkness by Jørgen Johansen
Best Nordic Documentary at Minimalen in Norway

Northbound (Mot nord) by Jørn Nyseth Ranum
Special Jury Mention/Best Documentary Short at Tribeca in the USA

Nothing Ever Really Ends (Ingenting tar noensinne slutt) by Jakob Rørvik
Honourable Mention/The Hourglass Award the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Rebels (Pøbler) by Kari Anne Moe
Best Long Film at Dokfilm in Norway

Small Talk by Even Hafnor & Lisa Brooke Hansen
Best Nordic Film at Minimalen in Norway
Best Nordic Fiction Film at Minimalen in Norway
EFA Tampere Nomination at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Storyteller Award at Odense International Film Festival in Denmark

Sommerfuglprinsessa by Gudmund & Haakon Sand
Audience Award at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Stagnation by Alexander Zwart
Orpheus Award/Best Short Film at Los Angeles Greek Film Festival in the USA

Thanks for Dancing (Takk for turen) by Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
Best Drama at Aspen Shortfest in the USA
Audience Award at Aspen Shortfest in the USA

The Banisher of Thought by Andreas Daugstad Leonardsen
Special Mention/Norwegian Short Film at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

The Committee by Gunhild Enger & Jenni Toivoniemi
Best Norwegian Short Film at Bergen IFF in Norway

The Fight for the Fjords (Kampen om fjordane) by Vigdis Nielsen
Audience Award at Eurodok in Norway

Varicella by Victor Kossakovsky
Best Short Documentary at Nordic/Docs in Norway
Best Photography at Nordic/Docs in Norway

What Young Men Do (Barneraneren) by Jon Haukeland
Best Nor5wegian Documentary at Bergen IFF in Norway

Women & Wine (Kvinner & Cava) by Liv Karin Dahlstrøm
The Hourglass Award the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

World Wide Woven Bodies (Verdensvevde kropper) by Truls Krane Meby
Special Recognition at Aspen Shortfest in the USA

Margreth Olin, filmmaker
Award of Honor at Nordic/Docs in Norway

 

Sweden

6A by Peter Modestij
Honorary Mention at Uppsala International Short Film festival in Sweden

Amalimbo by Juan Pablo Libossart
Nomination for European Film Award/ Orizzonti section at Venice Film Festival in Italy

Baby by Lovisa Sirén
Best Swedish Short Film at Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden

Boy-Razor by Peter Pontikis
Special Mention/Children’s and Youth Short Film at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in Germany

Bikes vs Cars by Fredrik Gertten
Audience Award at Internationales Filmwochendende in Würzburg in Germany

Detained (Förvaret) by Anna Persson & Shaon Chakraborty
Best Documentary Film at the Guldbagge Awards in Sweden

Don Juan by Jerzy Sladkowski
Best Nordic Documentary at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden
Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama

Early Morning The 26th of January 2011 by Jesper Brodersen
The Terje Vigen Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Forgotten Reason by Peter Larsson
Best Nordic Short Film at Nordisk Panorama

Hotel Kristineberg by Roxane von Gerber Hedayat & Moa Kjellstrand
Best New Doc at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

I Remember When I Die by Maria Bäck
Honorary Mention at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden

I Was a Winner (Jag var en vinnare) by Jonas Odell
The 1st Honourable Mention/International Short Film at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Kiki by Sara Jordenö
Teddy Award for Best Documentary/Essay Film at the Berlinale in Germany
Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in the USA

Kung Fury by David Sandberg
Best Short Film at the Guldbagge Awards in Sweden

Martha & Niki by Thora Mårtens
Main Award at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

Moms on Fire by Joanna Rytel
Audience Choice Award at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden
Teddy Award for best Short Film at the Berlinale in Germany
Jury Distinction at Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France
Festivals Connexion Jury Distinction at Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France
Best Short Film at Riga International Film Festival in Latvia

Monalisa Story by Jessica Nettelbladt
Special Prize at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Mother Knows Best (Mamma vet bäst) by Mikael Bundsen
Audience Award at Uppsala International Short Film Festival

Nice People (Trevligt folk) by Karin af Klintberg & Anders Helgeson
Best Feature Length Documentary at Nordic/Docs in Norway

Ruth by Hanna Heilborn
Children’s Choice Award at Nordisk Panorama

Stallion (Hingsten) by Ninja Thybjerg
Best Cinematography (Sophie Winqvist-Loggins) at Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden

Ten Meter Tower (Hopptornet) by Maximilien Aertryck & Axel Danielson
Best Swedish Short at Gothenburg International Short Film Festival in Sweden

The Body is a Lonely Place (Kroppen är en ensam plats) by Ida Lindgren
Special Mention of the International Jury in Generation 14plus at the Berlinale in Germany
Special Mention of the Youth Jury in Generation 14plus at the Berlinale in Germany
Short Film Award at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

The Family by Ika Johannesson
Honorary Mention in the New Doc category at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

The Loony-bin! by Moa Junström
Honorary Mention at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

The Swedish Theory of Love by Erik Gandini
Honorary Mention at Eurodok in Norway

Those Who Said No by Nima Sarvestan
Best Current Affairs Documentary at Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco

Tracks (Spår) by Annica Carlsson Bergdahl & Gunnar Bergdahl
The Golden Chair for Best International Short Film at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Linda Västrik, filmmaker
Mai Zetterling Artisk Foundation Stipend at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden

Mikael Bundsen, short film director
Bonnie-Prize to a young filmmaker with a film in the short film programme at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden