From press release of IDFA: The winners of the various IDFA competition programs were announced Friday, November 25 in Escape, during the awards ceremony of the 24th IDFA. Seung-Jun Yi’s Planet of Snail (South Korea) won the VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary. The Special Jury Award went to 5 Broken Cameras (Palestine/Israel) by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, who also won the Publieke Omroep IDFA Audience Award. The film received financial support from the Jan Vrijman Fund.

WINNERS & AWARDS

VPRO IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary (€ 12,500) Seung-Jun Yi – Planet of Snail (South Korea)

Special Jury Award

Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi – 5 Broken Cameras(Palestine/Israel/Netherlands/France)

NTR IDFA Award for Best Mid-Length Documentary (€ 10,000)

Jorge Gaggero – Montenegro (Argentina)

IDFA Award for First Appearance (€ 5,000)

Xun Yu – The Vanishing Spring Light (China/Canada)

Dioraphte IDFA Award for Dutch Documentary (€ 5,000)

Jessica Gorter – 900 Days

Publieke Omroep IDFA Audience Award (€ 5.000)

Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi – 5 Broken Cameras(Palestine/Israel/Netherlands/France)

IDFA Award for Student Documentary (€ 2,500)

Karen Winther – The Betrayal (UK/Norway)

BlackBerry IDFA DOC U Award (€ 1,500)

Mehrdad Oskouei – The Last Days of Winter (Iran)

IDFA Award for Best Green Screen Documentary (€ 2,500)

Micha X. Peled – Bitter Seeds(USA/India)

IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling (€ 2,500)

Antoine Viviani – Insitu (France)

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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