On Saturday, the 16th of July, the 18th edition of Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival came to a conclusion. At the closing ceremony, the following awards were given.
HONORARY VICIOUS CAT for outstanding contribution to genre cinema
The Honorary Vicious Cats were received by the festival’s guests of honour, actor Robert Englund and director Jack Sholder.
VICIOUS CAT for best feature film:
THE SADNESS / KU BEI
Directed by: Rob Jabbaz
HATCHING / PAHANHAUTOJA
Directed by: Hanna Bergholm.
NOISY CAT for best music documentary:
UNDERGROUND INC: THE RISE & FALL OF ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Directed by: Shaun Katz
THE BEAST FROM SOČA RIVER / ZVER IZ SOČE
Directed by: Jaka Čurlič
SLAK’S VICIOUS CAT for best short film:
Directed by: Alan Chung-An Ou
Režija: David Pérez Sañudo
Méliès d’argent Award – Short Films @ Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival
The competition is organized in collaboration with the Méliès International Festivals Federation (MIFF) and the award goes to the best European short film. The winner of the competition also wins the nomination to the Méliès d’or annual competition:
In an old building, lost in the middle of the swamp, live two strange women, Siamese twins by one leg. At night, the Flayed has terrifying nightmares in which she sees her sister’s flesh covering her own body…
Directed by: Joachim Hérissé
Animation: Goulwen Merret, Ignacio De Marco, Julia Peguet
Production Company: Komadoli Studio
Genre: animation, fantastic
Awarded by the Méliès jury: Marina D. Richter, film critic, script consultant and a published writer; Ana Jurc, journalist and film critic; Nenad Bekvalac, dramaturge, writer, film critic, actor, film archivist in the Yugoslav Cinematheque.
Dispensary of Death
Rise & Shine
The Moon of the Kurent: Ritual
The Sleep of the Dogs
Sins of the Werewolf
Cut It Out
The Evil, The Dead, The Just