Successful end to the ninth edition of the Sam Spiegel International Film Lab
The ninth edition of the prestigious Sam Spiegel International Film Lab held its annual closing event, in a live in-person happening from Jerusalem.
At the festive awards ceremony the inspiring jury awarded the top prize to Oxygen by Netalie Braun, produced by Adi Bar Yossef (Israel).
The Emerging Filmmaker Award was split between two projects: Iris (Cyprus) by Myrsini Aristidou, produced by Nathalie Dennes; and Sisters by Marianna Brennand Fortes and produced by Carolina Benevides (Brazil). Both with the generous support of the Beracha Foundation.
A new additional prize this year is the FACTORY 54 Artistic Vision Award, was presented to Seven Chapters in Survival by Odeya Rosenak, produced by Marek Rozenbaum.
Director of the Jerusalem Film Fund, Yoram Honig, spontaneously offered a new opportunity- each of the Israeli projects will be granted 4 sessions of mentorship with an inspiring figure of their choice in a cinematic discipline- music, design, cinematography- to forward their creative exploration. Sponsored by the Jerusalem Development Authority