The New Talent Grand PIX Award was given to firsttime director Ramon Zürcher for his film 'The Strange Little Cat'. The Audience Award went to 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' by Felix Van Groeningen.
The New Talent Grand PIX & The Audience Award
At PIX's award brunch Friday the New Talent Grand PIX Award was given to the Swiss director Ramon Zürcher. With his German film 'The Strange Little Cat' Zürcher was chosen as the most promising new talent in the competition, among ten other debutating directors.
Thursday night the votes from the audience competition were counted and it was the Belgian drama 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' by Felix Van Groeningen that stole the audience's favor.
This year's Jury Members are: Agnès Wildenstein, Kleber Mendonça Filho and Ragnar Bragason.
10 Debut directors compete for New Talent Grand PIX
CPH PIX has a soft spot for new talents. The talent competition programme New Talent Grand PIX is therefore reserved for new directors. The award is worth 15,000 Euros and is intended to help the director make his next film. The award is presented by an international jury, which rewards a clear vision and personal signature.
In line with tradition, the 10 films in New Talent Grand PIX come from far and wide, both in terms of geography, style and genre.