Festival Awards 2021

Competition - Fiction

CROSSING EUROPE Award - Best Fiction Film
€ 5.000,- powered by Linz Kultur

Award Winning Film:
DASATSKISI / BEGINNING
Dea Kulumbegashvili, GE/FR 2020, 125 min
 

CROSSING EUROPE Audience Award - Best Fiction Film
€ 5.000,- powered by Land Oberösterreich Kultur

Award Winning Film:
MILA / APPLES
Christos Nikou, GR/PL/SI 2020, 90 min

 
The Competition Fiction comprises first and second European feature fiction films. During the awards ceremony the Competition Fiction jury gives out the Best Fiction award to the director of the award-winning film. The audience chooses the Audience Award.

Competition - Documentary

CROSSING EUROPE Social Awareness Award - Best Documentary Film
AWARD for social relevance of a European documentary film
€ 5.000,- powered by gfk - Gesellschaft für Kulturpolitik Oberösterreich

Award Winning Film:
ANYÁIM TÖRTÉNETE / HER MOTHERS
Asia Dér, Sári Haragonics, HU 2020, 75 min

 
The CROSSING EUROPE Social Awareness Award - Best Documentary is given out to one of the documentary films from the section CROSSING EUROPE Competition - Documentary with a minimum length of 60 minutes and with socio-political/social relevance, which is an Austrian premiere and produced in 2020/21. The award goes to the director of the prize-winning film.

YAAAS! Competition

CROSSING EUROPE Award – YAAAS! Youth Jury
€ 3.000,- powered by VdFS – Verwertungsgesellschaft der Filmschaffenden

Award Winning Film:
TOTTUMISKYSYMYS / FORCE OF HABIT
Kirsikka Saari, Elli Toivoniemi, Anna Paavilainen, Alli Haapasalo, Reetta Aalto, Jenni Toivoniemi, Miia Tervo, FI 2019, 79 min

 

The YAAAS! Competition comprises European feature fiction films selected by the YAAAS! Young Programmers. The YAAAS! Youth Jury rates the six films of the YAAAS! Competition and awards the prize to the director of the winning film.


MIOB New Vision Award

MIOB New Vision Award 2021
€ 3.000,- powered by MIOB | Moving Images Open Borders

The members of the festival network Moving Images Open Borders award the prize annually to an innovative European feature-length film. 

Award Winning Film:
FELKÉSZÜLÉS MEGHATÁROZATLAN IDEIG TARTÓ EGYÜTTLÉTRE / PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME
Lili Horvát, HU 2020


Competition - Local Artist

CROSSING EUROPE Award - Local Artist
€ 5.000,- powered by Land Oberösterreich / Kultur
€ 2.000,- Voucher The Grand Post – Audio & Picture Post Production
€ 1.000,- powered by Forafilm


Award Winning Films:
Money Prize € 5.000,-:
2551.01
Norbert Pfaffenbichler, AT 2021, 65 min

Material Prize € 2.000,-:
SCHWEBEN. / SWAYING.
Julia Windischbauer, Elena Wolff, AT/SE 2021, 24 min

Money Prize € 1.000,-:
ANKOMMEN / ARRIVING
Mohammad Reza Rasouli, AT 2021, 14 min

With this competition section CROSSING EUROPE presents recent short and feature films from Upper Austria. All the films/videos presented in the program section Local Artists participate in the competition. An expert jury awards the prizes to the director of the award-winning film.
 
CREATIVE REGION Music Video Award
€ 1.500 powered by CREATIVE REGION Linz & Upper Austria
 
The Competition Local Artist jury gives out the CREATIVE REGION Music Video Award powered by the CREATIVE REGION Linz & Upper Austria and Crossing Europe. The choice is between all the music videos presented in the program section Local Artists 2021, in which directors and / or musicians live, work or study in Upper Austria.

 

All CROSSING EUROPE Award Winners 2004-2020