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Full List of Berlin Film Festival Winners

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire February 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Diao Yinan's "Black Coal, Thin Ice" (Bai Ri Yan Huo) took home the Golden Bear at a ceremony tonight at the Berlin International Film Festival. A jury led by James Schamus decided the prizes, also giving Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" the Silver Bear for best director, and Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize (essentially runner-up for the Golden Bear). Both American films had been seen as potential frontrunners heading into the ceremony.
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Diao Yinan accepts his Golden Bear.
Diao Yinan accepts his Golden Bear.

Diao Yinan's "Black Coal, Thin Ice" (Bai Ri Yan Huo) took home the Golden Bear at a ceremony tonight at the Berlin International Film Festival.

A jury led by James Schamus decided the prizes, giving Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" the Silver Bear for best director, and Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize (essentially runner-up for the Golden Bear). Both American films had been seen as potential frontrunners heading into the ceremony, but "Black Coal" -- one of three Chinese films in competition and also the winner tonight for best actor -- surprised in the end.

Full list if winners below. Check out a list of Indiewire's coverage of the festival here.

COMPETITION

Golden Bear:
Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo)
by Diao Yinan

Silver Bear Grand Jury Prix:
The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Wes Anderson

Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize:
Aimer, Boire Et Chanter
by Alain Resnais

Silver Bear for Best Director:
Richard Linklater
Boyhood

Silver Bear for Best Actress:
Haru Kuroki
The Little House

Silver Bear for Best Actor:
Liao Fan
Black Coal, Thin Ice

Silver Bear for Best Script:
Dietrich & Anna Brüggemann
Stations Of The Cross

Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution:
Cinematography: Zeng Jian
Blind Massage

Golden Bear Best Short Film:
As Long As Shotguns Remain
by Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel

Silver Bear Jury Prize Short Film:
Laborat
by Guillaume Cailleau

PANORAMA

Best First Feature:
Güeros
by Alonso Ruizpalacios

Audience Award – Fiction:
Difret
Ethiopia
by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari

2nd Place:
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (The Way He Looks)
Brazil
by Daniel Ribeiro

3rd Place:
Patardzlebi (Brides)
Georgia / France
by Tinatin Kajrishvili

Audience Award – Documentary:
Der Kreis (The Circle)
Switzerland
by Stefan Haupt

2nd Place:
Finding Vivian Maier
USA
by John Maloof & Charlie Siskel

3rd Place:
My Mother, A War And Me
Germany
by Tamara Trampe & Johann Feindt

GENERATION KPLUS (Children’s Jury)

Crystal Bear for the Best Film:
Killa
by Avinash Arun, India

Special Mention:
Hitono Nozomino Yorokobiyo
by Masakazu Sugita, Japan

Crystal Bear for the Best Short Film:
Sprout
by Ga-eun Yoon, Republic of Korea

Special Mention:
Sepatu Baru
by Aditya Ahmad, Indonesia

GENERATION KPLUS (International Jury)

Grand Prize:
Ciencias Naturales
by Matías Lucchesi, Argentina/France

Special Mention:
Killa
by Avinash Arun, India

Best Short Film:
Moy Lichniy Los’
by Leonid Shmelkov, Russian Federation

Special Mention:
el
by Roland Ferge, Hungary

GENERATION 14PLUS (Youth Jury)

Crystal Bear for the Best Film:
52 Tuesdays
by Sophie Hyde, Australia

Special Mention:
ärtico
by Gabri Velázquez, Spain

Crystal Bear for the Best Short Film:
Mike
by Petros Silvestros, Great Britain

Special Mention:
Emo (The Musical)
by Neil Triffett, Australia

GENERATION 14PLUS (International Jury)

Violet
by Bas Devos, Belgium / Netherlands

Special Mention:
Einstein And Einstein
by Cao Baoping, People’s Republic of China

Special Prize for the best short film:
Vetrarmorgun
by Sakaris Stórá, Faroe Islands

Special Mention:
Søn
by Kristoffer Kiørboe, Denmark

PRIZES OF THE ECUMENICAL JURY

Competition:
Stations Of The Cross
by Dietrich Brüggemann

Special Mention
’71
by Yann Demange

Panorama:
Calvary
by John Michael McDonagh

Special Mention
Triptych
by Robert Lepage, Pedro Pires

Forum:
At Home
by Athanasios Karanikolas


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