21 September, Bitola – The traditional awards Golden Camera 300, Silver Camera 300, Bronze Camera 300, and Small Camera 300 were awarded at the closing ceremony of the 40th jubilee edition of the ICFF “Manaki Brothers”. The decision was made by the jury consisting of Ed Lachman, Kaloyan Bozhilov, Dominique Welinski, Fejmi Daut and Nenad Dukic.

The Small Camera 300 was received by the cinematographer Constanza Sandoval from Argentina, for the film Monster God, for the poetics of the image and the muted color rendition of the story, and a Special Mention was received by Guillaume le Grontec for the film The Van, for the use of hand held camera which supports the major aspects of the story, and the use of colors in its expressive way.

-This award means a lot to me, I love this festival and in this moment I couldn’t be happier, thank you, Constanza Sandoval said, who has travelled all the way from Argentina to Bitola to be part of the ICFF “Manaki Brothers”.