More than 250 festivals and 14 awards.
World premiere: 66th Locarno International film festival, pardi di domani international competition.
*Pardino d’argento award in short films international competition in 66th Locarno International film festival
*Pianifica Award (Short Film nominee for the European Film Awards) in 66th Locarno International film festival
*Special Jury Mention Award in 36th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
*WWF award at the 16th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
*Emidio Greco Award in 15th European film Festival in Lecce
*Honourable Mention for Cinematography in DokuMa film festival in Croatia
*Honorable Mention at Oslo Screen Festival
*Jury Award at 13th Concorto FilmFest in Italy
*Best soundtrack at the San Gio Verona Video Festival, Italy
*Best International Short Film at the 9th edition of of Short Shorts Film Festival Mexico
*Audience award of the “Made in Russia” selection of Shnit International Shortfilmfestival
*Special Mention of the Jury at the 22nd Arcipelago Film Festival
*Best International Short Film at 22nd Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy
*Special Mention award of the “A Corto di Donne”, 8th women’s short film festival, Italy
Golden Gate Award in San Francisco International Film Festival 2014
Best Cinematography in Byron Bay International Film Festival in Australia
Best Short Film in European Film Awards 2013
Golden Firebird Award in Hong Kong International Film Festival
Golden Pardino – Leopards of Tomorrow in Locano International film Festival
Best International Short Film in Regensburg Short Film Week
A journey through North Russia and Siberia where people have to cope with one of the world’s harshest climates, Zima portrays a reality where the boundary between life and death is so thin that it is sometimes almost nonexistent. In these remote places, civilization constantly fights and embraces nature and its timeless rules and rites. People, animals and nature become elements of a millennial existence cycle where physical and mental endurance are as important as chance and where life and death constantly meet each other.
Youthought that Winter is gone? No way! Zima brings 13th award for the best film in 22 edition of Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy! Nobody can stop Russian Winter!
New award for Zima! This time – a honourable mention for Cinematography in DokuMa film festival in Croatia.
Believe or not, but one more award for our “Zima” in 15th European film Festival in Lecce! Here is what the director Cristina Picchi says: “Dear friends, last night we received the Emidio Greco Award, dedicated to the best short film by an emerging Italian director – and I can’t thank you enough for this! Wish you were there!”
Cinetrain: Russian Winter just received the audience award at Nyon’s Visions du réel! This movie together with “Zima” has all the stories that were made during cinetrain project. Congratulations all the participants and organizers!
And that’s a fifth (!) award for “Zima”. It received the WWF award at the 16th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival! In 2012 such a great director as Victor Kossakovsky received it for “Vivan Las Antipodas” 🙂
Happy to announce that I am Nominated for Best Cinematography at Byron Bay International Film Festival in Australia! That is so rewarding. Big thanks to all Zima crew.