Motovun Film Festival endeavors to present the main trends in contemporary world cinema and to broaden creative contacts between international and Croatian filmmakers in order to make a positive contribution to the development of film industry and culture. The festival screens Full Length Features and Documentaries (international selection) and includes Motovun Online (an international selection of fiction and animated shorts up to 15min. screened in the cinema and on the Internet.
At the beginning, Motovun Film Festival was conceived as a noncompetitive program but as events evolved the Festival added new awards every year:
Main award of the festival. It is given by an international jury to the best film in the main program.
Introduced in 2003, the "FromAtoA" award is an attempt to help the films made in the region "from Albania to Austria" to break through their national boundaries and find their audience in neighboring countries.
The association's award, given by its international film critics juries, gained exceptional popularity among film authors.
The award for the best film up to 15 minutes long. It is given by a jury of young Croatian film professionals. Along with the Propeller, the oldest festival award.
The best film by audience choice. Festival visitors can send their cell-phone text messages (VIP operator) and rate films from 1 to 5. The film with the best average rating is the winner.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD
The award for the best film dealing with and promoting human rights. All films from the festival program can compete for the award and a special jury selects the winner. The author of the visual identity of the award is Rodrigo Otazu, a jeweler and a wellknown artistic designer. The award is presented in cooperation with Amnesty International Croatia.
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