Winners are announced!

Winners are announced!

 Northern Character´s Grand Prix awarded to Finnish documentary at Northern Character International Film and TV Festival 2017 in Murmansk

 

The film Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest made an unforgettable impression on the Northern Character 2017 jury in Murmansk this weekend. The magical story of the old Skolt Sámi woman Kaisa took the prize home to Finland.

 

Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest is made by director and scriptwriter Katja Gauriloff, and is produced by Oktober Production Company. Cinematography by Enrique Mendéz and  Heikki Ferm, sound design by Timo Peltola and  Jukka Nurmela, and animation by Veronika Bessedina.

 

Here are the winners of the seven competition categories:

 

  • Documentary Film

 “Cause Of  Death: Unknown” (Manifesto Film, Norway)

 

Scriptwriter, director, producer - Anniken Hoel

Camera - Anniken Hoel, Rachel A. Gomez

Sound designer - Rachel A. Gomez

Narrator - Anniken Hoel

 

  • Documentary Debut

SEALERS - One Last Hunt (KOKO FILM AS, Norway)

 

Scriptwriter, director and producer - Trude Berge Ottersen & Gry Elisabeth Mortensen

Camera - Trude Berge Ottersen

Sound designer - Rune Hansen

Narrator - Anders Teigen

 

  •      TV Program

Freshman Fisherman (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation – NRK, Norway)

 

Script writer - Lise Vestby

Director (producer) - Marita Evjen

Camera - Martin Otterbeck (A-photo)

Sound designer - Nils Petter Christensen

Narrator - Silje Nordnes

 

  •        Culture Program

Juliet, Juliet & Juliet (French Quarter Film, Sweden)

 

Scriptwriter - Giovanni Bucchieri

Director (producer) - Giovanni Bucchieri (Isabella Rodriguez)

Camera - Kristoffer Jönsson

Sound designer - Mikael Brodin

  •         Youth Program

Ellá Márge's Selfie (NRK Sápmi (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Sami Division), Norway)

 

Scriptwriter, director, producer, camera - Heidi Sara, Ann Solbritt Logje

Sound designer - Morten Hyld Pettersen

Narrator - Ellá Márge

  •        Short Fiction Film

The Аrrow (Evgeniy Nikitin, Moscow, Russia)

 

Scriptwriter, director – Evgeniy Nikitin
Producers – Ravil Salikhov, Yaroslav Kuzin
Camera – Dmitry Petin
Sound designer – Andrey Kashin
Editing –Evgeniy Nikitin

 

  •        Spesial Award Best Photo

Karenina & I (Orto Polare AS, Norway)

 

Scriptwriters - Tommaso Mottola & Gørild Mauseth

Director - Tommaso Mottola,

Producer - Gørild Mauseth

Cinematographers - Andreas Ausland, Gleb Teleshev, Tommaso Mottola

Editor - Michal Leszczylowski

Sound designer - Daniela Bassani

Narrator - Gørild Mauseth, Liam Neeson

 

  •  Special Award Best Director

Karenina & I (Orto Polare AS, Norway)

 

Scriptwriters - Tommaso Mottola & Gørild Mauseth

Director - Tommaso Mottola,

Producer - Gørild Mauseth

Cinematographers - Andreas Ausland, Gleb Teleshev, Tommaso Mottola

Editor - Michal Leszczylowski

Sound designer - Daniela Bassani

Narrator - Gørild Mauseth, Liam Neeson