Awards

The festival has 9 official prizes and some prizes with partners.

Competition

Feature FIlms
_Olhar Award – Best Film;
_Special Jury Prize;
_Artistic Contribution Award (The award can be given to the a screenwriter, director, actor/actress, original score composer, editor, director of photography, art director or sound designer);
_Audience Award;

Short Films
_Olhar Award – Best Film;
_Audience Award;

Other Official Awards

Feature Films
_Olhares Brasil Award – Best Brazilian Feature Film of the sections Competition, Other Views and New Views sections;
_New Views Award – Best Film of the New Views;
_Best feature film of the Other Views;

Short Films
_Olhares Brasil Award – Best Brazilian Short Film of the sections Competition and Other Views sections;

Partners’ Awards

Critics’ Award / Abraccine
_Best feature film of the section Competitive;

Created in 2011, The Brazilian Film Critics Association (Abraccine) is a result of a historic enterprise, being the first national organization to gather Brazilian film critics. It offers one prize for the best film of the Feature Film Competition.

AVEC-PR’s Award
_Berenice Mendes award for best short film of the Mirada Paranaense selection;
_Special distinction award.

The Paraná Video and Cinema Association – AVEC-PR – honors filmmaker Berenice Mendes (Curitiba, 1959) in this year’s award for best short film from the state of Paraná. The AVEC award will be renamed every year, paying homage to the most important contemporary artists in the state. Distinguished director of the Cinemateca Generation, Mendes directed documentaries addressing Brazil’s redemocratization process (such as A Classe Roceira, 1985) and fiction films about historical events (Vítimas da Vitória, 1994).