Imagine Film Festival 2020: Méliès d’argent winners

Jörgen Scholtens Koekoek (2019) Melies d'argent

The 36th Imagine Film Festival 2020 winners!​

September 7, 2020 – Last night, the the 36th Imagine Film Festival awards were presented in Amsterdam.

Here is the Méliès Federation report.

 

The Black Tulip Award @ Imagine Film Festival

The Mortuary Collection (2019)

 

 

The Méliès d’argent for the best European feature film @ Imagine Film Festival

The Méliès d’argent for the best European feature film went to the Finnish Dogs Don’t Wear Pants (Koirat eivät käytä housuja) by Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää.

From the jury report:

An emotionally complex and psychologically layered film about grief that uniquely explores the pain of loss and letting go and shows that sometimes comfort lurks in unexpected corners.

A special mention was made to Resin by Daniel Borgman.

The Méliès d’argent for the best European short film @ Imagine Film Festival

Koekoek (2019) Jörgen Scholtens

The Méliès d’argent for the best European short film went to Koekoek from Jörgen Scholtens.

From the jury report:

A film that is not only technically well put together, but also has an intelligent script that surprises and takes the viewer into a special relationship.

A special mention was made for Francisco Lacerda’s Karaoke Nights.

 

The Imagine Film Festival juries

Black Tulip Award: Thessa Meijer, Merel Barends and Herman Slagter.

Méliès d’argent feature film: Sallie Harmsen and Elise van Dam.

Méliès d’argent short film: Asanki van der Schoof and Richard Schut.