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    nordmedia 150 Prizes and Citations since 2001

    By Ron Holloway | January 7, 2009

    Since 2001, and as of autumn 2007, 55 nordmedia film productions were awarded 150 prizes. These included: six Lolas in Gold – German Film Awards (the highest subsidized German Cultural Award), a Golden Bear at the Berlinale (the first German production thus honored over the past 18 years) and a Silver Bear for Best Actress, two Golden Cameras, four Adolf Grimme Prizes (the German TV “Oscar”), two German Short Film Prizes in Gold and Silver, the German Camera Prize, the Max Ophüls Prize, the Prize for Best Screenplay at Cannes, two Silver Leopards at Locarno, and a Gold Plaque at Chicago.
    The Golden Magnolia, awarded to Kai Wessel’s two-part Die Flucht at the Shanghai Television Festival, was the 150th prize awarded to a nordmedia funded project. Since 2001, altogether 150 prizes have been awarded to 55 nordmedia funded productions. The 149th prize was awarded at the 2007 Internationale Filmfestival Emden-Norderney: Writer-director Hardi Sturm was awarded the Volkswagen Screenplay Prize for Up! Up! To the Sky. nordmedia is funding the screen adaptation with its prominent cast of German stars Katja Riemann, Max Riemelt, and Armin Rohde.

    nordmedia Awards and Citations:

    Lolas in Gold 2004: Gegen die WandBest Feature Film, Best Director Fatih Akin, Best Actress Sibel Kekilli, Best Actor Birol Ünel, Best Camera Rainer Klausmann

    Lola in Gold 2006: Lost Children –Verlorene KinderBest Documentary, dir Ali Samadi Ahadi, Oliver Stoltz

    European Film Prize 2004: Gegen die WandBest European Film, Best Director Fatih Akin

    Golden Bear, Berlinale 2004: Gegen die Wand, dir Fatih Akin

    Silver Bear, Best Actress, Berlinale 2007: Nina Hoss, Yella, dir Christian Petzold

    Golden Camera 2004: Best Actor, Michael Mendl, Im Schatten der Macht, dir Oliver Storz

    Golden Camera 2004: Best German TV Film, Das Wunder von Lengede, dir Kaspar Heidelbach

    Adolf Grimme Prize 2005: Hitlers Hitparade, dir Oliver Axer, Susanne Benze

    German Short Film Prize in Gold 2006: Kristall, dir Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller

    German Short Film Prize in Gold 2002: Escape, animation, dir Kirsten Winter

    German Short Film Prize in Silver 2001: Wahlverwandtschaften, dir Nils Loof

    German Camera Prize 2007: Theo Bierkens, Der Liebeswunsch, dir Torsten C. Fischer

    German Camera Prize 2006: Martin Gressmann, Die Nacht der grossen Flut, dir Raymond Ley

    Max Ophüls Prize, Saarbrücken 2005: Am Tag Als Bobby Ewing starb, dir Lars Jessen

    Best Screenplay, Cannes 2007: Auf der anderen Seite, dir Fatih Akin

    Volkswagen Screenplay Prize, Internationale Filmfestival Emden-Norderney 2007: Up! Up! To the Sky, script Hardi Sturm

    Silver Leopard, Locarno 2004, Second Best Film: En garde, dir Ayse Polat

    Silver Leopard, Locarno 2004, Best Actress: Maria Kwiatkowsky and Pinar Erincin, En garde, dir Ayse Polat

    Gold Plaque, Chicago 2004, Best Experimental Film: Restored Weekend, dir Kirsten Winter, Gerd Gockell

    Shanghai Television Festival 2007: Golden Magnolia, Die Flucht, dir Kai Wessel

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