Nordic Award Winners 2017

Denmark

Abu Adnan by Sylvia Le Fanu
Audience Award & Youth Jury Award at Odense Film Festival in Denmark

Bobbi Jene by Elvira Lind
Best Documentary Feature at Tribeca Film Festival in the USA
Best Documentary Cinematography at Tribeca Film Festival in the USA
Best Documentary Editing at Tribeca Film Festival in the USA

Forever Now by Kristian Håskjold
Best Narrative Short at SXSW in the USA
Best Actress at Open Place International Short Film Festival in Latvia
Best Cinematography & Best Screenplay at Tacoma Film Festival in the USA
Best Director at Nordic International Film Festival in the USA
Best Female Actor at Nordic International Film Festival in the USA

How They Dance 2 (Hvordan de danser 2) by Jesper Ravn Nielsen
Honorable Mention, Nordic Competition at Minimalen in Norway

In a Month (Om en måned) by Jonas Kærup Hjort
Filmfyn Talent Award at Odense Film Festival in Denmark

Land of the Free by Camilla Magid
NORDIC:DOX award at CPH:DOX in Denmark

Last Men in Aleppo by Feras Fayyad. Co-director: Steen Johannessen
World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival in the USA
DOX:AWARD at CPH:DOX in Denmark
Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama

Nothing Happens by Uri Kranot & Michelle Kranot
The Festival Connexion Award & The André-Martin Award for Short Film at Annecy International Animation Festival in France
Børge Ring Award at Odense Film Festival in Denmark

Related (I Familie) by Ida Andreasen
Animation Talent Award at Odense Film Festival in Denmark

Sia by Annika Berg
Best Short Film at the Robert Awards in Denmark

Silent Nights by Aske Bang
Oscar Nomination Short Film (Live Action) at the Academy Awards in the USA

Strong Island by Yance Ford
Tim Hetherington Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK

The John Daly Mystery by Jeppe Rønde
Special Mention at CPH:DOX in Denmark

The War Show by Obadiah Zytoon & Andreas Dalsgaard
Best Nordic Documentary at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden
Best Documentary Film at the Bodil Awards in Denmark

Übermensch by Jesper Dalgaard
Special Mention at Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK
Best Danish Short Film at Odense Film Festival in Denmark

Who We Were (Dem vi var) by Sine Skibsholt
Best Documentary at the Robert Awards in Denmark

 

Finland

Arr. For A Scene by Jonna Kina
Best Nordic Short Film at Nordisk Panorama

About the Birds and the Bees by J.J. Vanhanen
Diploma of Merit of the Youth Jury in the National Competition under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Boilingpoint (Kiehmispiste) by Elina Hirvonen
Church Media Foundation Prize at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Everybody Hates Ulf (Mulkku-Ulf) by Ilona Hiltunen & Juulia Kalavainen
New Cinema Prize at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Fucking Bunnies (Saatanan kanit) by Teemu Niukkanen
Special Prize in the National Competition under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Méliès d’Argent at Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival in Finland

Hobbyhorse Revolution by Selma Vilhunen
Grand Prix in the National Competition over 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Risto Jarva Prize at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Kaisa’s Enchanted Forrest by Katja Gauriloff
Audience Award in the National Competition at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

My Secret Forest (Saline metsäni) by Niina Brandt
Audience Award at DocPoint in Finland

My Way, Damn It! (Minus tieni, perkele!) by Kati Laukkanen
Diploma of Merit in the National Competition under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Penelope by Heta Jäälinoja
Grand Prix in the National Competition under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Best New Nordic Voice – Short Film at Nordisk Panorama

Radio Dolores by Katariina Liilqvist
Prize of the Youth Jury in the National Competition under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Tarfala by Johannes Östergård
Student Award in the National Competition under 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

The Ceiling by Teppo Airaksinen
Short Films Special Mention at Cannes Film Festival in France

The Good Postman by Tonislav Hristov
Special Prize in the National Competition over 30 Minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

 

Iceland

Cubs (Ungar) by Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Best Short Film at the Edda Awards in Iceland
Best European Film at ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival in Paris, France
Best International Short at Flickerfest in Sydney, Australia
Audience Award at the FEC – European Short Film Festival in Spain
Special mention International Jury and Jury of the Young at the Internationale Kurzfilm Woche in Regenburg, Germany

Inside a Volcano: The Rise of Icelandic Football (Jökullinn logar) by Sævar Gudmundsson
Best Documentary Film at the Edda Awards in Iceland

Fantasy on Sarabanda by Guðbjörg Hlín Guðmundsdóttir
Best Animated Film at The Fine Arts Film Festival in Venice, California

 

Norway

69 Minutes of 86 Days by Egil Håskjold Larsen
Special Mention at CPH:DOX in Denmark
Youth Jury Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK
Emerging International Filmmaker Award at HotDocs in Canada
Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Documentary at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Dilapidated (Forfalne) by Ole Sebastian Kåss
Prix de Réalisation at Festival Européen du Cinéma in France
Best Fiction at Amandus International Student Film Festival in Norway

I’m Free (I det fri) by Edvard Karijord & Bendil Mondal
Terje Vigen Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Kakayo by Mari Bakke Riise
Audience Award for Best Documentary Short at Palm Springs International Short Fest in the USA

My Sister by Liv Joelle Barbosa Blad
Amanda Award Best Short Film in Norway

Nowhere to Hide by Zaradasht Ahmed
Best Film at One World International Human Rights Film Festival in the Czech Republic
Feature Documentary Award at One World Media Awards in the UK
Honourable Mention for Best Norwegian Documentary at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway
Amanda Award for Best Documentary in Norway
Honourable Mention for Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama

Odd is an Egg (Odd er et egg) by Kristin Ulseth
Best Animated Short at Tribeca Film Festival in the USA

Pomegranate by Brwa Vahabpour
Honourable Mention, The Norwegian Filn Critics’ Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Reconstruction by Even Hafnor & Lisa Brooke Hansen
Honourable Mention for Best Norwegian Short at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Retract (Retrett) by Itonje Søimer Guttormsen
Best Norwegian Film at Minimalen in Norway
Best Nordic Film at Minimalen in Norway

Sealers – One Last Hunt by Trude Berge Ottersen & Gry Elisabeth Mortensen
Audience Award at Tromsø International Film Festival in Norway

Strim by Aleksander Johan Andreassen
Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway
Honourable Mention, The Norwegian Film Workers Association’s Technical Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

The Button by Paul Refsdal
Golden Nymph Award at the Festival de Télévision in Monte Carlo

The Committee by Gunhild Enger & Jenni Toivoniemi
Honourable Mention, Norwegian Competition at Minimalen in Norway
Honourable Mention for Best Norwegian Short at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway
The Norwegian Film Workers Association’s Technical Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

The Hunger by Kenneth Karlstad
The Norwegian Film Critics’ Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

The Lost Dreams of Naomi Hayakawa by Ane Hjort Guttu & Daisuke Kosugi
Special Mention at CPH:DOX in Denmark

The Meeting Room by Einar Sverdrup & Ellen Ugelstad
The Hourglass Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

The World’s Middlest Fish (Verdens mellomste fisk) by Cathinka Tanberg
Honourable Mention, The Norwegian Film Workers Association’s Technical Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Thank You for the Rain by Julia Dahr
Honourable Mention for Best Norwegian Documentary at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

 

Sweden

6A by Peter Modestij
Best Short Film at the Guldbagge Awards in Sweden
Best Nordic Fiction at Minimalen in Norway

After Inez (Efter Inez) by Karin Ekberg
Tempo Documentary Awards at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

I Will Always Love You, Conny by Amanda Kernell
Honourable Mention for Best Nordic Short Film at Nordisk Panorama
Best Swedish Short Film at Uppsala International Film Festival in Sweden

I was a Winner (Jag var vinnare) by Jonas Odell
Best Nordic Animation at Minimalen in Norway

Letters to Sweden (Brev till Sverige) by Salad Hilowle
Honorary Mention at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

Loving Lorna by Jessica Karlsson & Annika Karlsson
Best New Nordic Voice – Documentary at Nordisk Panorama

Löftet by Paula Gustafsson
Honorary Mention New Doc at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

Martha & Niki by Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Best Documentary Film at the Guldbagge Awards in Sweden
Best Editing at theGuldbagge Awards in Sweden

Midsummer Night (Sommarnatt) by Jonas Helberg Augustsén
Films From the North Award at Tromsø International Film Festival in Norway

My Gay Sister (Min homosyster) by Lia Hietala
Teddy Award for Best Short at the Berlinale in Germany

Nattbarn by Sanna Lenken
Special Mention (Best Swedish Short Film) at Uppsala International Film Festival in Sweden

One Ticket Please by Matiss Kaza
New Doc Prize at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

Schoolyard Blues by Maria Eriksson
Children’s Choice Award at Nordisk Panorama

Shadow Animals (Skuggdjur) by Jerry Carlsson
Audience Award at Uppsala International Film Festival in Sweden

Because the World Never Stops (Studio 5) by Axel Danielson & Maximilien Van Aertryck
Tempo Short Award at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden

Ten Meter Tower (Hopptornet) by Maximilien van Aertryck & Axel Danielson
Special Jury Prize at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France
Audience Award at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France
Audience Award at Glasgow International Short Film Festival in the UK

The Body is a Lonely Place (Kroppen är en ensam Plats) by Ida Lindgren
Best Nordic Documentary at Minimalen in Norway

The Burden by Niki Lindroth von Bahr
Startsladden Award for Best Short Film at Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden
Cristal Award, Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France
IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film at Toronto International Film Festival in Canada
Special Mention (Best Swedish Short Film) at Uppsala International Film Festival in Sweden

The Celestial Darkroom by Nils Petter Löfstedt
Audience Award at Nordisk Panorama

The Traffic Lights Turn Blue Tomorrow (Trafikljusen blir blå i morgon) by Ragnhild Ekner
Honorary Mention at Tempo Documentary Festival in Sweden