CPH:DOX Awards 2008


At the closing gala of CPH:DOX, Copenhagen's international documentary film festival (7-16 November 2008), films and filmmakers were honoured with the following awards:


CPH:DOX Award: "Burma VJ", by Anders Østergaard (Denmark, 2008)


CPH:DOX Special Mention: "Maggie in Wonderland", by Mark Hammersberg, Ester Martin Bergsmark, Beatrice Maggie Andersson (Sweden, 2008)


Danish Dox Award (presented for the first time in 2008) ex equo: "69", by Nikolaj Viborg; and "Solange on Love", by Tina Katinka Jensen.


Danish Dox Special Mention Award (presented for the first time in 2008) ex equo: "Ticket to Paradise", by Janus Metz; and "Side by Side", by Christian Sønderby


Amnesty Award: "Burma VJ", by Anders Østergaard (Denmark, 2008)


Amnesty Award Special Mention: "Dynamiters, Assassins, Fiends", by Joseph Bullman (Great Britain, 2008)


New Vision Award: "The Feature", by Michel Auder (USA, 2008)


New Vision Special Mention: "Morakot", by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand, 2007)


Sound & Vision Award – the award for best music documentary: "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", by Sacha Gervasi (USA, 2008)


Sound & Vision Special Mention: "Gogol Bordello Non-Stop", by Margarita Jimeno (USA, 2008)


Doc Alliance Award: "Citizen Havel", by Pavel Koutecky and Miroslav Janek (Czech Republic, 2008)


Politiken's Audience Award – chosen by the readers of Politiken, the Copenhagen daily: "69", by Nikolaj Viborg (Denmark, 2008)


GuldDok Awards 2008


At the opening night of CPH:DOX, the Danish Producers' Association presented their GuldDok Awards for Danish productions:


GuldDok 2008: "Kun med hjertet", by Ulla Boye. Produced by Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion


Best feature-length Dok: "… Og det var Danmark"/"Danish Dynamite", by Mads Kamp Thulstrup & Carsten Søsted. Produced by SF Film Production


Best Short Dok: "Fra Thailand til Thy"/"Love on Delivery", by Janus Metz. Produced by Cosmo Doc


Best Dok – Editor: "Kun med hjertet", by Ulla Boye. Produced by Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion. Editors: Janus Billeskov Jansen, Stig Bilde & Mette Esmark


Best Dok – Cinematography: "Fra Thailand til Thy"/"Love on Delivery", by Janus Metz. Produced by Cosmo Doc. Directors of Photography: Henrik Bohn Ipsen & Lars Skree.


For further information:


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