VPRO TIGER AWARDS
The three VPRO Tiger Awards were won by:
- The Missing by Lee Kang-sheng (Taiwan)
- Unterwegs by Jan Krüger (Germany)
- Summer in the Golden Valley by Srdjan Vuletic (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
The jury consisted of filmmaker Júlio Bressane (Filme De Amor, Dias De Nietzsche Em Turin, chairman) from Brazil, Chris Dercon, director of Haus der Kunst in Munich (Germany), writer Hafid Bouazza (The Netherlands), filmmaker Claire Denis (Vendredi Soir, Trouble Everyday) from France and Jang Sun-Woo (Resurrection of the Little Match Girl) filmmaker from South Korea.
KPN Audience Award
La Meglio Gioventù by Marco Tullio Giordana (Italy) won the KPN Audience Award.
The jury of the KNF (Kring van Nederlandse Filmjournalisten) consisted of Bianca Stigter (NRC Handelsblad), Peter van Bueren (Skrien), Gerhard Busch (VPRO Gids/VPRO Digitaal), Ruben van Eijl (Schokkend Nieuws/TMF Movie Facts) and Remke de Lange (Trouw).
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL – DOEN AWARD
Peep “TV” Show by Yutaka Tsuchiya (Japan), one of the selected films for the VPRO Tiger Awards Competition 2004, won the FIPRESCI Award.
The jury of the FIPRESCI (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique) consisted of Ikbal Zalila (Tunesia, Le Renouvau), Jonathan Rosenbaum (USA, Chicago Reader and jury chairman), Ruth Pombo (Spain, Levante), Sabbir Chowdhury (Bangladesh, The Protom Alo) and Pieter van Lierop (The Netherlands, Geassocieerde Pers Diensten).
The MovieZone Jury, featuring Michka Chel (17), Ilmer Rozendaal (16), Tjakka Diddens (22), Marijke Lamers (22) and Kim Klijnsma (23), awarded Summer in the Golden Valley by Sdrjan Vuletic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) with the MovieZone Award.
PRINCE CLAUS FUND FILM GRANT
The Prince Claus Fund Film Grant is granted to The Abandoned Land by Vimukhti Jayasundara (Sri Lanka).
The jury consisted of Karim Traïdia (filmmaker and board member Prins Claus Fonds), Claire Lajoumard (producer, France), Wang Xiaoshuai (director, China), Imruh Bakari (director of Zanzibar International Film Festival) and Ronald Ockhuysen (editor and filmcritic of the Dutch newspaper 'Volkskrant').
The NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) jury consisted of Indu Shrikent (India, Cinemaya), Yves Thoraval (France, Le Monde Diplomatique/Cinemaya) and Mani Kaul (The Netherlands, filmmaker).