Sunday, March 27, 2011
The Jury Award went to Patrice Chéreau: le corps au travail by Stephane Metge from France. French actor/director Mathieu Amalric also won a prize, the Award for Creativity for his short documentary Joann Sfar (Dessins).
Saint-Denys Garneau by Jean-Philippe Dupuis was named the Best Canadian Film. Fellow Canadian Jennifer Alleyn won the ARTV Springboard to the World Award for Dix Fois Dix.
The President of the Jury was historian Manon Blanchette (Canada), the executive director of the Board of Montréal Museum Directors. Joining her on the jury were Harry Bos, who directs the film theatre at the Institut Néerlandais in Paris; Belgian filmmaker Henri de Gerlache; artist and journalist Winston McQuade; and Sylvie Richard of the Institut national de l’audiovisuel (INA) in Paris.
Tomorrow is the final day of screenings for the festival.
Complete list of Award Winners for the 29th Festival international du film sur l'art
Antwerpen Centraal (Antwerp Central Station), Peter Krüger (Belgium)
Patrice Chéreau: le corps au travail, Stephane Metge (France)
Award for Best Educational Film
T. S. Eliot, Adam Low (United Kingdom)
Award for Creativity
Joann Sfar (Dessins), Mathieu Amalric (France)
Award for Best Canadian Film
Saint-Denys Garneau, Jean-Philippe Dupuis (Canada)
Award for Best Essay
The Reach of Resonance, Steve Elkins (United States)
Award for Best Portrait
Basquiat, une vie, Jean Michel Vecchiet (France, Belgium)
Award for Best Reportage
Comic Books Go to War, Mark Daniels (Italy)
Award for Best Film for Television
Niki de Saint Phalle et Jean Tinguely, les Bonnie and Clyde de l’art, Louise Faure and Anne Julien (France)
Liliane Stewart Award for Design Arts
Bauhaus – Model and Myth, Niels Bolbrinker and Kerstin Stutterheim (Germany)
ARTV Springboard to the World Award
Dix Fois Dix, Jennifer Alleyn (Canada)