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20 April 2022 à 12:03

French films in the awards lineup at Visions du Réel 2022

French films were high on the awards' list of the 2022 edition of Visions du Réel, which ended on April 17. French projects awarded in the industry section of the festival were also not lacking.

All the French films at Visions du Réel 2022

Burning Lights Competition
- Special Mention: Europe by Philip Scheffner
International Medium Length & Short Film Competition
- Special Youth Jury Award for a medium length film (CHF 4000): Churchill, Polar Bear Town by Annabelle Amoros
 - Interreligious Award: Ma vie en papier by Vida Dena (CHF 5000)
Opening Scenes Awards
- Tënk Award (purchase of distribution rights for a short film and an editing residency at the Documentary Village of Lussas (France) for the filmmaker of the awarded film: Le Cercle vide by Stéphanie Roland
VdR-Industry Awards / Pitching projects
- VdR-Pitching Award (CHF 5000): Anatomy of the Night by Lionel Baier (Les Films du Poisson)
- RTS Award (pre-buy of one film): Noor by Jérôme Le Maire (French production: Tag Film)
- Unifrance Doc Award (subtitles creation in partnership with TitraFilm and one Unifrance membership for the French producer attached to the project.): A Dog’s Life by Diane Sara Bouzgarrou and Thomas Jenkoe
VdR-Industry Awards / Work in Progress projects
- VdR-Work in Progress Award (CHF 3000): The Other Profile by Armel Hostiou
- Freestudios Award (creation of a DCP package): Against the Tide by Sarvnik Kaur

Author : Communications

Latest update : 16 May 2022 à 12:03 CEST

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Les Films du Poisson

Activities :  Film exports/foreign sales, Co-production, French distribution , Executive Producer

Recent filmography : Summer Scars, Hold Me Tight, , ...

Tag Film

Activities :  Executive Producer

Recent filmography : Icarus Balance

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Visions du Réel - 2022

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : Documentary