Awards

Making films is not a sport – not to be measured to tell who is the best.

This said, The Random Film Festival gives all its awards at random.

Random Film Festival Awards 2017

The Cat Audience Award 2017

Who the hell is Satan? by Leo Ferri

Watch the video of how the cat audience award was given!:

Festival Jury at work @ Random Film Festival 2017 from IRFF on Vimeo.

The Runaway Turtle Award 2017

Flipping Out, by Dafne De Vinatea

(Thank you to our random audience member at the Award Ceremony 2017 for picking out this winner from randomly hidden winning “envelopes”.)

The Random Grand Prix 2017

The Random Grand Prix it the oldest and most prestigious random film award in the world. In 2017 the awards went to:

With You, by Trudy Sargent

The Random Grand Prix 2017: WITH YOU, by Trudy Sargent

The selection process of the Random Grand Prix was carefully made by using a Random Quote generator, and seeking for matching words in the quote and in the winning film:

Previous years winners:

2014

The RANDOM GRAND PRIX 2014

First To Fall by Rachel Beth Anderson and Tim Grucza, Libya/UK/US, 2013, 82min

The Random Grand Prix is the most prestigious random film award in the world, given out since 2010.

RANDOM AUDIENCE AWARD

Hairy Fish by Laslo Antal, Germany, 2014, 18min

This year Maciek was randomly selected from our Audience to give an award to his favourite film in the festival. The award was donated by our lovely audience.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

In-cheol Yoo, South Korea.

Lifetime Achievement Award commemorates the artists lifelong creative struggle, a medal only the toughest and most resilient filmmakers can claim.

BEST MALE ACTOR

Vladimir Kuznetsov Russia.

Vladimir Kuznetsov is truly a powerful actor, as he managed to appear independently in both Father and Behind Antigone. We expect to see him again next years festival as he clearly attracts the forces of randomness.

THE RUNAWAY TURTLE AWARD (2013)

Mule by Malik Roberts, UK, 2013, 14min
Shohorer Din Ratri by Dhritiman and Shayantan, India, 2014, 20min
Piano by YoungJun Cho, South Korea, 2013, 20min
Warsaw, January 2011 by Juliet Palmer, New Zealand, 2013, 10min

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2013

The RANDOM GRAND PRIX 2013

(Rêve) d’un Pays Éloigné by Muriel Montini, France, 2013, 10min

The Random Grand Prix is the most prestigious random film award in the world, given out since 2010.

RANDOM AUDIENCE AWARD

The River by David Kellner, Austria, 2013, 16min

This year Hjalmar was randomly selected from our Audience to give an award to his favourite film in the festival. The award was donated by our lovely audience.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Ilinca Neagu Belgium, Romania.

Lifetime Achievement Award commemorates the artists lifelong creative struggle, a medal only the toughest and most resilient filmmakers can claim.

BEST MALE ACTOR

Óscar Corrales Spain.

Óscar Corrales is truly a powerful actor, as he managed to appear independently in both Me Llaman Búho and Palabras Pendientes. We expect to see him again next years festival as he clearly attracts the forces of randomness.

THE RUNAWAY TURTLE AWARD (2013)

El Alcalde by Altuna, Rossini, Osorno, Mexico, 2012, 80min

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THE PASTA AWARD (2013)

Sinsis by Carmen Lloret, Spain, 2011, 3min

2012

The Random Grand Prix 2012

Südstadt by Nils Voges, Malte Jehmlich and Nicolai Skopalik, Germany, 2012, 12min

The Random Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious honestly random film awards in the world, given out since 2010. Each year, the content of the award will remain secret until the very moment when the award is given to the announced reciever.

THE RUNAWAY TURTLE AWARD (2012)

Daimon by Javier Perea, Spain, 2011, 70min

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THE SPOON (2012)

Le Lapin Assassin by Claudiu Revnic, Romania, 2011, 4min

2011

The Random Grand Prix 2011

El Aparecido by Diego Agudo, Spain, 2001, 4min

The Random Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious honestly random film award in the world, given out since 2010. Each year, the content of the award will remain secret until the very moment when the award is given to the announced reciever.

The Goldfish Award (2011)

Kto ty jesteś? by Karolina Biedrowska and Mariusz Gołosz, Poland, 2011, 2min

The Goldfish Award, $8000*, donated from the IRFF Memorial Trust.

The Lengyel Kata Award (2011)

Lapterik by Marianna Abrahamyan, Armenia, 2011, 1min

The Lengyel Kata Award is an outstanding composition of the old and new. It was made by and named after a Hungarian emerging contemporary dancer and choreographer who likes the idea of the Random Film Festival.
More information about her.

* the referred amount consist of self-printed Monopoly bills, accompanied with 2 plastic Monopoly hotels.

2010

The Random Grand Prix 2010:

Details will emerge when and if they so choose by Ilja Rautsi, Finland, 2010, 3 min