The awards found their winners at the International Festival of Women Directors

The awards found their winners at the International Festival of Women Directors

The 5th International Festival of Women Directors, organized with the contribution of the Metropolitan Municipality of Izmir, has come to an end. The awards found their owners during the ceremony held at the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center.

The International Festival of Women Directors, organized by the Association of Women Directors under the leadership of Gülten Taranç with the contribution of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, ended with a ceremony held at the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Tire. The awards given in the national and international categories found their owners during the ceremony held at the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center. This year, within the framework of the festival, the jury of the Film Writers Association (SIYAD) awarded prizes in the categories of best documentary and best short film.
At the festival, 28 films from 98 countries were included in the competition and screening program.

5th International Festival of Women Directors National Competition Prize

Best National Short – You’re a Little Far Away
National Camera Eye Best Documentary Film – A Few Ordinary Days
National Award for Best Director Biket İlhan – Plastik Dream
SİYAD National Best Documentary Film – Bitter and Sweet
Best National Short Film SİYAD – Mamaville
Sevin Okyay-Melis Behlil Photography Prize

International Awards

Golden Reel Best Feature: First Snow and Iron Defiency
Best Experimental Film: Women, a documentary about the status of women in society
Best Animated Film: Steve Steve
Best Documentary: Sweeping Yerevan
Best International Short Film: The Jackpot
Special Jury Animation Prize: The Classmate
Special Jury Experimental Prize: I Don’t Want to Be Human Anymore

Darcy J. Skinner