Brasov, Romania — March 5, 2016 — Starting this year, in addition to feature films, Brasov International Film Festival & Market welcomes feature documentaries, short documentaries and live action short films. All movies must be nonviolent.
In its 5th edition, the Festival is being held September 1 – 11 in the beautiful resort city of Brasov, Romania. BRIFF is the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world.
– Best Feature Film
– Best Documentary
– Best Short Film
– Best Short Documentary
– Best Film Out Of Competition
The following are awarded to feature films only:
– Best Director
– Best Cinematography
– Best Lead Male Actor
– Best Lead Female Actor
– Best Screenplay
– Best Music Score
– Best Art Direction
– Best Costumes
The winners receive an Award Certificate and an original handmade Trophy (valued at $600) that is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist.
For the second year in a row, in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Festival is also handing out the ‘MMBF Rising Star Award’ to an emerging filmmaker. The Award consists of a $250 cash prize and other perks offered by the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund of London, UK.
Brasov International Film Festival was founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu in 2012 to showcase nonviolent, main stream motion pictures and to show that those movies are not only capable of great international success but they are also in high demand by the public.
Over the years, some of the filmmakers awarded here include: Nicole Kidman, Woody Allen, Richard Gere, Keira Knightley, Robert Redford, Sarah Jessica Parker, Woody Harrelson and Cameron Diaz among many others.
Films that have been awarded at Brasov International Film Festival gained access to theatrical releases and have competed for Academy Award®’s nomination consideration.