Silver Eye Winners 2012

Year after year Jihlava IDFF closing ceremony have featured Institute of Documentary Film’s announcement of Silver Eye awardees. The holders of the awards are three documentaries from East Silver Market, selected in three individual categories. This year’s Silver Eye winners are: Cut-Paste (dir. Rafal Samusik, Poland, 2012) in Best short documentary category, We Will Be Happy One Day (dir. Pawel Wysoczański, Poland, 2012) in Best mid-length documentary category, Sofia’s Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Croatia, 2012) in Best feature-length category.

Jaro Vojtek was honored with Special mention for his energy-packed Slovakian documentary Gypsy Vote that premiered in Jihlava.

All the Silver Eye winners receive the trophy as well as 1500 EUR prize money. On top of that, the awarded films are about to enjoy the year-long distribution support within East Silver Caravan festival service, shipping them to more than 80 international film festivals.

Silver Eye 2012 winners:
Short documentary:
Cut-Paste | 2012 | Rafal Samusik | Poland

Mid-length documentary:
We Will Be Happy One Day | 2011 | Pawel Wysoczański | Poland

Feature documentary:
Sofia's Last Ambulance | 2012 | Metev, Ilian | Bulgaria, Croatia

Special Mention:
The Gypsy Vote | 2012 | Jaro Vojtek | Slovakia

Film proffesionals in Silver Eye jury:

Short documentary:

Thierry Detaille - Ventes - CBA/ Wip (Belgium)
Jukka-Pekka Laakso - Tampere Film Festival (Fiinland)
Georgy Molodtsov - Studio Ostrov, TV-Kultura (Russia)

Mid-length documentary:

Terry Stevens – Dogwoof (United Kingdom)
Laurien ten Houten – IDFA (Netherlands)
Anna-Lena Byström – SVT (Sweden)

Feature documentary:

Ina Rossow - Deckert Distribution (Germany)
Rada Sesić – Sarajevo FF, IFF Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Francis Kandel – CANALPLUS (France)

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