HABOOB, because of a creative script, its excellency in technique, surprising editing and outstanding aesthetic.
BRUNO CAETANO, of THE PECULIAR CRIME OF ODDBALL MR. J, for excellency in coordinating a big crew on a stop motion film 10 minutes long, with a well cared choice of art direction.
For Markus Keim & Beate Hecher, for PANGAA, for its complex edition, combining live-action and the animation technique pixelation in a very precise way.
MARCEL BARELLI, for IN NATURE, a simple, direct, efficient script, biomimetic (inspired on the real world), that deals with an important and necessary subject, that easily reaches everyone, no matter the age.
PEARL DIVER, a sensitive, delicate but also provocative film, with a differentiated script that brings together excellent characters, revealing the invisible connections of nature - reminding us we are all part of the same tangle of intertwined lines.
YO’EME LABYRINTH, For the refinement in capturing images; the engaging sound design and the search for unique formal solutions to expose the complexity of the problems faced by the Yaqui peoples of Mexico.
Aramis Ullón for NOTHING BUT THE SUN. Aramis approaches her protagonist with empathy, telling this story of the loss of home, roots and future. She deals with it with extreme delicacy, respecting the time and the research process of her character, at the same time expressing her impressions of that universe through still images.
For Roberto Bolado, Andrés Garcia Franco e Victor Romero for YO’EME LABYRINTH, that was edited in a very poetic way, bringing together the mythology and the present of the Yaqui people as they seem to live it every day.
Alexandre Berman & Olivier Pollet, for OPHIR that offers us the extraordinary story of an indigenous revolution for land, life and culture. An extraordinary work with solid premises - the consequences that persist after the colonization of territories by Western powers - consistent with an argument full of information and historical references that makes the stories told credible.
For TIGER MAFIA, because of the skilful and courageous way it discloses a cruel underworld, thus honouring the best traditions of the investigative documentary.