Held from May 5 to 13, the Bilbao Fantastic Film Festival has finished its 29th edition with the short film embeddedof lle godoyas one of the big winners of this 2023, while the jury prize for best feature film went to Year of the Sharkof Ludovic Boukherma and Zoran Boukherma.
The FANT Bilbao, which inaugurated this new edition with The fantastic case of the Golemthe movie of Burnin’ Barnacles with Brays Efe as the main actor, he chose the character of H.G. Wellsthe Invisible Man, as a great protagonist, with films like the invisible man returns, the invisible woman either Memoirs of an invisible man between your schedule. Films to which the projections of the Koreans were added The roundup and mount chiankFrench movies quientin dupieux and the austrian rubikonamong other.
In addition, the festival has paid tribute to great figures (both veteran and emerging) of our cinema. Thus, this year, FANT Bilbao has awarded the FANTrobia award to Carolta Pereda (little pig), the FANT of Honor to Zorion Eguileor and Paco Plaza and the Estrella del Fantástico award to Belen Rueda.
Next, we show you the complete list of winners of 29 FANT from Bilbao.
- Jury Award for Best Feature Film in the Official Section: ‘Year of the Shark’, by Ludovic Boukherma and Zoran Boukherma.
- Jury Award for the best short film in the official section: ‘Mystic Tiger’, by Marc Martínez.
- Jury Award for Best Basque Short Film: ‘Encajada’, by Lle Godoy.
- Honorary award for the best performance in Basque short films: Ane Guisasola, for her performance in ‘Encajada’.
- Award for the most innovative direction from Cineclub FAS: ‘Viejos’, by Raúl Cerezo and Fernando González.
- Award for best feature film script from the official section of the Basque Scriptwriters Association – Euskal Gidoigileak: ‘Rubikon’, by Magdalena Laurisch.
- Audience Award for Best Feature Film in the Official Section: ‘No Dogs Or Italians Allowed’, by Alain Ughetto.
- Audience Award for the best short film in the official section: ‘Encajada’, by Lle Godoy.
- Jury Award for Best Panorama Feature Film: ‘La Paradox de Antares’, by Luis Tinoco.
- Jury Award for Best Panorama Short Film: ‘Power Signal’, by Oscar Boyson.
- FANTrobia Award to Carlota Pereda.
Fantastic Star Award
- Fantastic Star Award to Belén Rueda.
FANT of Honor
- FANT Honor Award to Zorion Eguileor and Paco Plaza.
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