VOTE FOR THE FILMS! Verzió volunteers collect the voting slips with your ratings after the screenings. The Audience Award goes both to the audience’s favorite International and Hungarian film, each of them will recieve a prize of 100,000 HUF.
Hungarian Audience Award: THE EUPHORIA OF BEING // Réka Szabó
International Audience Award: COLECTÍV // Alexander Nanau
STUDENT/DEBUT FILM AWARD
The International Jury awards the best debut and/or student film in competition on the base of its professional excellence and creative approach to the chosen theme. The director of the winner film will receive a prize of 1000 euro in support of her/his professional development.
Best Student/Debut Film Award: DOWNSTREAM // Máté Bartha
Special Mention of the International Jury: ZORYANA HOROBRAYA // Elita Klavina
HUMAN RIGHTS FILM AWARD
Verzió involves university students in discussing and evaluating human rights films in the festival program. The Jury is selected on a competitive basis and is comprised of students with commitment to human rights and academic excellence. The director of the winner film will receive a prize of 1000 euro.
Best Human Rights Film Award: ADVOCATE // Rachel Leah Jones and Philippe Bellaiche
Special Mention of the Student Jury: CRIME + PUNISHMENT // Stephen Maing
THE AWARD OF THE TEEN JURY
The Teen Jury supported by UNICEF will choose its favorite documentary from the Student Verzió program. The winner film will be included in the School Verzió, Verzió Film Foundation’s year round program for high-school students, providing free classroom screenings throughout the country for 1 year.
The Award of the Teen Jury: MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. // Steve Loveridge
The awards were announced at the Closing Ceremony on November 16.
The winner films were screened again on November 17.