Press Release #6/21


05.06.2021 // The award ceremony for the eighteenth edition of the CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival Linz took place today in the Ursulinensaal in the Upper Austrian Culture Quarter, the ceremony was hosted by Karin Schmid who led the audience through the evening.
In attendance of various film guests, industry representatives  and press from home and abroad, representatives for the various funders and sponsors, as well as politicians – a.o. Margot Nazzal, Director for Culture / Province of Upper Austria, Director for Culture/City of Linz Julius Stieber, gfk-Managing Director Wiltrud Katherina Hackl, Wolfgang Gumpelmaier-Mach (Representative Creative Region Linz & Upper Austria), VdFS-Board Member Thomas Vögel (on behalf of VdFS-Managing Director Gernot Schödl), Marco Zinz (Managing Director The Grand Post – Audio & Picture Post Production), Siniša Vidović (Forafilm) und Dimitrij Gluscevskij (European Film Forum Scanorama, Lithuania, on behalf of the European festival network MIOB-Moving Images Open Borders) the CROSSING EUROPE AWARDS (money and material prizes valued at 30,500 €) were awarded. Festival Director Christine Dollhofer – at her last festival before her upcoming move to the Vienna Film Fund in November 2021 –  drew a preliminary resumee of this "Corona festival edition", which was quite positive despite all the pandemic-related challenges.
Comprehensive press release HERE: