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BIAFF 2009 - DIAMOND, SPECIAL & SPONSORS  AWARDS

The top award, the Daily Mail Challenge Trophy , went to Holger Loewe
for his drama Aus der Seele.

You can read Holger's account of making the film here .

Aus der Seele still.


Entry by: Entry by an individual. = individual Overseas entry. = overseas Junior entry. = junior Youth entry. = youth Club entry. = club
Clickable links web button  = the film's website read more = a "making of" article

DIAMOND AWARDS

Still from 'Amber'. Still from 'Aus Der Seele'. Still from 'Dentophobia'.
Amber Aus der Seele Dentophobia
read more Overseas entry. Amber 7 Experimental Samuel Faict Belgium
web button read more Overseas entry. Aus der Seele 7 Drama Holger Loewe Germany
web button read more Overseas entry. Dentophobia 8 Comedy Christoph Heimer Germany
read more Overseas entry. Der Bettnässer 5 Comedy Ingo Schiller and Stephan Müller Germany
web button read more Overseas entry. Nebenan 20 Drama Wolfgang Bauer Germany
web button read more Overseas entry. Rex 22 Drama Berry Van der Vorst Netherlands
Still from 'Der Bettnässer'. Still from 'Nebenan'. Still from 'Rex'.
Der Bettnässer Nebenan Rex


SPECIAL AWARDS

Still from 'Commitment'. Still from 'Rentamate'.

Still from 'Bears of Anan Creek'.

Still from 'Talking Pictures'.
Commitment Rent a Mate Bears of Anan Creek Talking Pictures
Best British Entry (£100) read more Entry by an individual. Commitment James Webber Middlesex
Best Entry from an Affiliated Club
(Denham Gold Cup)
read more Club entry. Rent a Mate Nigel Barton, Southport MovieMakers Merseyside
Best Documentary read more Entry by an individual. The Bears of Anan Creek Brian Ratcliffe Leicestershire
Best Animation Entry by an individual. Talking Pictures 1 - Classics Mike Shaw Kent
Best Photography web button read more Overseas entry. Aus der Seele Holger Loewe Germany
Most Creative Use of Sound web button read more Overseas entry. Aus der Seele Holger Loewe Germany
Best Editing read more Overseas entry. Der Bettnässer Ingo Schiller and Stephan Müller Germany
Best Humour read more Club entry. Rent a Mate Nigel Barton, Southport MovieMakers Merseyside
Best Story web button read more Overseas entry. Rex Berry Van der Vorst Netherlands
Best Acting
(£100 prize sponsored by StarNow)
starnow logo
web button read more Elisabeth Heckel in Nebenan
Elizabeth Heckel in 'Nebenan'.
Best Youth read more Overseas entry. Dentophobia Christoph Heimer Germany
Best Junior web button read more Overseas entry. Lost Fear Thomas van der Gronde Netherlands
Best 60 Second Movie read more Youth entry. Flicker Hamish Anderson Gloucestershire
Poster for 'Lost Fear'. Still from 'Flicker'.
Lost Fear Flicker


SPONSORS' PRIZES
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AKM Music Logo. web button read more Club entry. AKM Music
The Man-Virgin Flesh-Eating Monster-Vamp from Hell! by Philip Beasley
Still from 'The Man-Virgin Flesh-Eating Monster-Vamp from Hell'.
Boosey and Hawks Music logo. read more Entry by an individual. Boosey & Hawkes
Guitars by Harry Lederman and Alan Tutt

Still from 'Guitar'.

Carlin Music logo. Entry by an individual. Carlin Music
Life on Film by Tim Jones
Focus music logo. web button Junior entry. Focus Music
The Secret

Jon Rosling
Still from 'The Secret'.
KPM Music logo. read more Entry by an individual. KPM Music
My Heart is Broken Unseen
by Paul Page

Still from 'My Heart is Broken Un-seen'.

Trackline Music logo. read more Entry by an individual. Trackline Music
Meet Me At St Pancras! by John Astin LACI

Still from 'Meet Me at St. Pancras'.

We are grateful to our sponsors for their generous support.


Award       meaning very roughly ...

*

needs more thought and skill.

**

shows promise but requires greater discipline, care and attention.

***

well made, technically competent, keeps our interest and/or entertains.

****

exceptionally well-made, entertains, makes us care / learn / think.

*****

the best, outstanding movies.
    ♦     world class.

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