Each film selected for one of the 3 sections of Kinofest will enter the competition for that respective section (Animation, Micromovie, Fiction). Each section will have one winning film, decided by a dedicated jury of Romanian personalities of the film industry and other related fields (such as advertsing).
The jury of Kinofest 2008
Fiction: CÄƒtÄƒlin Saizescu (director), Emanuel LÄƒzÄƒrescu (film critic, editor Cinefan.ro), Claudiu PÄƒun (director of photography), Cristina Zaharia (film critic, editor Port.ro)
Animation and Micromovie: Radu Tinc (art director Nano Design), Bogdan LazÄƒr (creative director, animator Golem Studio) and Vasile Alboiu (digital creative director Ogilvy Group), Cosmin Å¢apu (curator, The National Museum of Contemporary Arts).
The author(s) of the winning film will be awarded during the Kinofest Gala co. Every winner will receive a consisting in an original copy of the Adobe Creative Suite 4 for Mac or Windows. The prizes are awarded by Adobe Romania.
The winners are:
BEST FICTION MOVIE: Porque hay cosas que nunca se olvidan [Why Are There Things that Can Never Be Forgotten] by Lucas Figuero (Spain)
BEST ANIMATION: Malcik by Dmitry Gellery (Russia)
BEST MICROMOVIE: The Flower by Dale Hayward & Phil Dubrowsky (Canada)