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Winners TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES 2019

The jury of the international competition - Olga Bobrowska (StopTrik International Film Festival Maribor & Lodz, film scholar, PL), Amina Handke (artist, author and curator, AT) and Yantong Zhu (animation director, curator the 7th China Independent Animation Film Forum, CN) - annonunced the award winners of the international competition. The jury of the new Up&Coming-Award - Rachel Gutgarts (animation director, TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES Artist in Residence at the Q21/MQ, IL) Sandra Nigischer (women's network Sorority, journalist) and Jin Yu (animation director, professor at the China Academy of Art, CN) came also to a decision.

Kurzinhalt und Jurybegründungen der Preisträgerinnenfilme:

TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES Award, worth 4,000 Euro, donated by VdFS (2,000 Euro) and The Grand Post (Post Production Voucher worth 2,000 Euro):

III

Marta Pajek
PL
2018,
12‘

A man and a woman meet in a waiting room and immediately get closer to each other. They commence a game that gradually gets more and more ferocious. Their faces resemble masks while shapes slowly lose their integrity.

3-month scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence Program:

Reneepoptosis

Renee Zhan
US/JP
2018,
3‘24

Three Renees go on a quest to find God, who is also Renee. As they traverse the mountains and valleys of Renee, they discover all the great joys, sadnesses, and mysteries of being Renee.

NeoTel Award, worth 3000 Euro, donated by NeoTel Telefonservice GmbH & Co KG:

Bloeistraat 11

Nienke Deutz
BE
2018,
9‘41

Two best friends spend the last summer holidays of their childhood together. Gradually their bodies start to morph and shift, making them feel awkward around each other

Special Mention for:

Untravel

Ana Nedeljković & Nikola Majdak Jr.
RS
2018,
9‘20

A film about (local) patriotism, tourism and emigration. A woman lives in a grey, isolated country enclosed by a huge wall. She has never travelled anywhere, but all her life she has dreamt of leaving forever for a perfect world called ‘Abroad’. 

Sabine & Nicolai Sawczynski Audience Award, worth 1,000 Euro:

Egg

Martina Scarpelli
FR
2018,
12‘07

A woman is locked in her home with an egg, which she is both attracted to and scared of. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.

Hubert-Sielecki-Award for an Austrian Animation, worth 500 Euro:

Solar mechanix 1.1

Martina Tritthart
AT
2018,
3‘54

An interplay of light and colour. Light phenomena turn into sensual geometric objects that interact with the soundtrack. 

Up&Coming Award:

Augenblicke | A Blink Of An Eye

Kiana Naghshineh
DE
2018,
3’55 (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)

Three perceptions of only one truth – hers, his and ours.

Audience Award of the Austrian Panorama:

The Outlander

Ani Antonova
AT
2018,
5’ (FH St. Pölten&Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias)

In the 16thcentury an elephant called Süleyman travelled from Ceylon to Lisbon before a five-month march from Portugal to Austria. This is the story of his life. To be a living royal gift is not an easy job, and even in death there is no peace. 

Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna