Nordisk Panorama Awards
At Nordisk Panorama selected films compete in three sections: Nordic Documentary, Nordic Short Film and New Nordic Voices. Constituting a true Nordic championship, the films in competition are selected from all of the five Nordic countries representing the very best short films and documentaries recently produced in the region.
The 50 titles in our three competition programmes 2016 were chosen among 616 submitted films eligible for selection.
Best Nordic Documentary
The Best Nordic Documentary Award is presented by the documentary jury to one of the 14 films in the Nordic Documentary Competition. The award goes to the director(s) of the film.
Jury 2016: Grit Lemke, DOK Leipzig (Germany) Chris Hastings, World Channel (USA), Camilla Nielsson, Winner of Best Nordic Documentary Award 2015 (Denmark)
The prize sum is 11,000 € and is sponsored by the Nordic public broadcasters DR, YLE, RUV, NRK and SVT.
14 documentaries competed for the Nordic Documentary Award in 2016.
Best Nordic Short Film
The Best Nordic Short Film Award is presented by the short film jury to one of the 26 films in the Nordic Short Film Competition. The prize-winning film will qualify for consideration in the Short Film Category of the Annual Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided that the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules. The award goes to the director(s) of the film.
Jury 2016: Lydia Beilby, Edinburgh International Film Festival (UK), Eva Schweizer, SRF (Switzerland), Einar Baldvin, Winner of the Best Nordic Short Film Award 2015 (Iceland).
The prize sum of 7,000 € is sponsored by the Nordic directors’ associations Danish Film Directors, Directors Guild of Finland, Guild of Icelandic Film Directors, Norwegian Film Makers Association and Swedish Film Directors.
26 short films competed for the Nordic Short Film Award in 2016.
Best New Nordic Voice
The New Nordic Voices Competition introduces promising Nordic filmmakers. The filmmakers’ works have not previously been screened in the Nordisk Panorama competition programme, and selected films are among the first releases by the filmmaker.
The Best New Nordic Voice Award is presented by the New Nordic Voices jury to one of the 10 films in the New Nordic Voices Competition. The award goes to the director(s) of the film.
Jury 2016: Birgitte Weinberger, Odense Film Festival (Denmark), Oscar Eriksson, Folkets Bio (Sweden), Ane Hjort Guttu, New Nordic Voice Special Mention 2015 (Norway).
The prize sum is 3,500 € and is sponsored by Film i Skåne.
10 films competed for the New Nordic Voices Award in 2016.
NP Audience Award
To win the prize of the audience of Nordisk Panorama Film Festival is among the finest appreciation a filmmaker can get.
The audience can vote for any of the Nordic short films and documentaries competing in the main competition programmes and the new Nordic films in the special programmes by using the voting cards handed out after the screenings.
Which film will be the favorite of the Malmö Audience?