The best film of the competition section of Titanic, which will be awarded by an international jury just like in the previous years, receives the prestigious BREAKING WAVES AWARD
, which comes with a €10.000 prize.Members of the international jury:
Icelandic theatre and film director, actor, writer, producer. He was born in 1966 in Reykjavík. His first feature film, 101 Reykjavík won Discovery of the Year Award (shared). His next movies, The Sea, A Little Trip to Heaven or Jar City – which won the Breaking Waves Award at the 15th Titanic International Film Festival – are also known to the Hungarian audience. 101 Reykjavík, The Sea and Jar City won the Edda Prize, the most acknowledged cinema award in Iceland. Jar City was also attributed the Karlovy Vary Film Festival Grand Prize.
Filmography:101 Reykjavík (2000)The Sea (2002)A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)Jar City (2006)White Night Wedding (2008)Ildikó Enyedi
She was born in 1955 in Budapest. Between 1978 and 1984 she was member of the INDIGÓ art team. She used to make short films in Balázs Béla Studio, and then her first feature film, My 20th Century won the Golden Camera for the best first film in 1989 at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1991 she received the Balázs Béla Award. Simon the Magician was attributed the Best Director Award at the Hungarian Film Week. First Love was given the Best Short Film Prize at the Miami Film Festival, and the Main Prize at the Geneva Sci-fi Festival called X-Science. At present Ildikó Enyedi is working as a professor at the University of Film and Drama Arts in Budapest.
Filmography: Flört (Hipnózis) (1980, short)A néző (1981, short)Rózsalovag (1984, short)Új könyvek (1985, short)Invázió (1985, short)Vakond (1986, short)Lidércek (1988, short)My 20th Century (1989)Téli hadjárat (1991, TV)Magic Hunter (1994)A gyár (1995)Tamas and Juli (1997)Simon, the Magician (1998)Ország és irodalom (1999, TV)Mi volt ez az egész? (2004, TV)Európából Európába (2004, sketch film)First Love (2008)Gergely Pohárnok
He was born in 1968 in Budapest. He graduated in 2000 at the University of Film and Drama Arts in Budapest as a cameraman. He used to work as a photo reporter till 1995, between 1992 and 1995 as the photo editor of the journal Magyar Narancs. He was attributed the Best Photographer Award at the Hungarian Film Week for Szortírozott levelek, I Love Budapest, Fekete kefe (aka. Black Brush), Tejút (aka. Milky Way) and Fövenyóra (aka. Hourglass), in 2006 he won the Balázs Béla Award. He is also the co-director of the films Cukorkékség and Fekete kefe.
Filmography: Második generáció (1996) Katona (1996) Az igazi (1997)Ebéndira (1997) A hal (1998) Rosszfiúk (1999)Gyorsulás (1998, TV)Robot (1999)Ördöglakat (1999, TV)Kalózok (1999) Szortírozott levelek (2000) I Love Budapest (2001)A titkos hely (2002, TV)Ötödik szoba (2002, TV) Hukkle (2002) aka. HukkleElőre! (2002) Titkos hely (2003)Magyar vándor (2004) Fekete kefe (2004) Taxidermia (2005) aka. TaxidermiaSzalontüdő (2006) Csapás (2006) 411-Z (2007) Tejút (2007) aka. Milky WayFövenyóra (2007) aka. HourglassVonat (2008) Ász póker (2008) Adás (2009) aka. Transmission