Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s “Birds of Passage,” Colombia’s official entry to the Oscars’ International-Language class, took dwelling the most effective image Fenix Award in a glittering ceremony held in Mexico Metropolis on Nov. 7. Its lead actress, Carmiña Martínez, clinched the most effective actress Fenix.
Nonetheless, Argentine interval drama “Zama” by Lucrecia Martel snagged essentially the most awards, together with cinematography, enhancing, sound and artwork design.
In a nod to the growth in premium TV sequence, the Fenix have included included tv nominees since final yr. Alex Pina’s Atresmedia-produced Netflix heist thriller sequence, “La Casa de Papel” (“Cash Heist”), nabbed finest sequence whereas Gael Garcia Bernal and Kyzza Terraza’s “Right here on Earth” received finest ensemble forged for a household drama-thriller sequence which toplines a number of the most renown actors within the Spanish-speaking world, akin to Mexico’s Daniel Giménez Cacho, Chile’s Luis Gnecco and Spain’s Adriana Gil.
Marcelo Martinez scored the most effective director Fenix for his household drama, “The Heiresses” (“Las Herederas”), a a number of winner at this yr’s Berlinale and Paraguay’s official submission within the International-Language Oscar race.
Argentine newcomer Lorenzo Ferro, took dwelling the most effective actor Fenix for his riveting debut efficiency in Argentine fact-based crime drama, “El Angel,” Argentina’s official entry to the Oscars.
Highlighting one of the vital impressed of remake franchise remakes, Spain’s Alex de la Iglesia received the Exhibitors Fenix Award for his model of the “Excellent Strangers” franchise phenom, a field workplace hit in Spain.
In the meantime, Brazil’s veteran producer Luiz Carlos Barreto, who’s made 50 movies since 1962, obtained a lifetime achievement award for his movie profession.
2018 FENIX WINNERS:
“Birds of Passage,” (Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra)
Marcelo Martinessi, (“The Heiresses”)
Carmiña Martínez (“Birds of Passage”)
Lorenzo Ferro, (“El Angel”)
Laura Mora and Alonso Torres, (“Killing Jesus”)
Rui Pocas, (“Zama”)
BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC
Leonardo Heiblum, (“Birds of Passage”)
Miguel Schverdfinger, Karen Harley, (“Zama”)
Guido Berenblun, Emmanuel Croset, (“Zama”)
BEST ART DESIGN
Renata Pinheiro, (“Zama”)
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Mercè Paloma, (“La Librería”)
“Numerous Youngsters, a Monkey and a Fortress, (Gustavo Salmerón)
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A DOCUMENTARY
Juan Sarmiento, (“Central Airport THF”)
“Cash Heist” (Second Half), Alex Pina
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST IN A SERIES
“Right here on Earth” (Season 1), Gael Garcia Bernal, Kyzza Terrazas