“Sweet Tokyo,” produced by Seed Audio-Visual Communication AG, Zurich, for Confiseur Läderach AG, Ennenda, Switzerland, was chosen Best of Festival-Corporate. Luki Frieden directed with Felix Courvosier as producer and Michael Saxer, director of photography. .
The visually powerful "Hummingbirds-Jeweled Messengers" from Terra Mater Factual Studios and Free Spirit Films Production, Vienna, was selected Best of Festival – Documentary.
Best of Festival – Entertainment went to “Stars,” produced by LLeju Productions in Houston and not yet released. Director was Derek Borte and writer was Jim Janosky. Mark Kassen, Tom Bower, and Kathryn Hahn head the cast.
|Fake Products Report Wins One World Award|
The One World Award, sponsored by the International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers (IQ), went to “Counterfeit Culture,” a documentary on the $700-billion world of fake products, including counterfeit pharmaceuticals, electronic goods, car parts and microchips. The film was produced by Tell Tale Productions, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Director was Halifax-based Geoff D’Eon.