May 10, 2013
Award Winners of the 59th Oberhausen Festival

Short Film News (SFN)- The winners of the 59th edition of International Short Film Festival Oberhausen were announced.

Prizes awarded by the International Jury

Grand Prize of the City of Oberhausen
8,000 Euros

Kirik Beyaz Laleler
(Off-White Tulips)
Aykan Safoğlu, Turkey/Germany 2013, 24 min, DCP, colour

Principal Prize
4,000 Euros

Tomasz Popakul
Poland 2013, 19 min, DCP, colour

ARTE Prize for a European Short Film
2,500 Euros

Dad’s Stick
John Smith
Great Britain 2012, 5 min, HDCAM, colour

Special Mentions of the International Jury

Paweł Zielmilski
Poland 2012, 17 min 30 sec, DCP, colour

Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Eitan Efrat
Belgium 2013, 16 min, Blu-ray, colour

A onda traz, o vento leva
(Ebb and Flow)
Gabriel Mascaro, Brazil/Spain 2012, 28 min, DCP, colour

Prize of the Jury of the Ministry for Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sport of North Rhine-Westphalia
5,000 Euros

Montaña en sombra
Lois Patiño
Spain 2012, 14 min, DCP, colour

The International Critics’ Prize (FIPRESCI Prize)

Buffalo Death Mask
Mike Hoolboom
Canada 2013, 23 min, File, colour and b/w

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
1,500 Euros

Nation Estate
Larissa Sansour
Denmark/Palestinian territories 2012, 9 min, DCP, colour

Special Mention

Yellow Fever
Ng’endo Mukii
Great Britain 2012, 7 min, DigiBeta, colour

1,000 Euros
to a female filmmaker in the International or German Competition

Diary #2
Adina Pintilie
Romania 2013, 16 min, DCP, colour

Prize of the Children's Jury of the International Children's Film Competition
1,000 Euros

Yim & Yoyo
Anna van Keimpema
Netherlands 2012, 25 min, DCP, colour

Promotional Award of the Children's Jury of the International Children's Film Competition
1,000 Euros

I’m Going to Mum’s
Lauren Jackson
New Zealand 2012, 12 min 30 sec, HDCAM, colour

Special Mention

Pryg Skok
Leonid Shmelkov
Russia 2012, 5 min, DCP, colour

Prize of the Youth Jury of the International Youth Film Competition
1,000 Euros

Michael Spiccia
Australia 2012, 13 min 30 sec, 35 mm, colour

Special Mention

Kristina Wagenbauer
Cnada/Switzerland 2012, 17 min, DCP, colour

59th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen took place 2–7 May 2013 in Germany and more info is available at festival's website:


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