1996

RESULTS
of the First International Environmental Film Festival
“Green Vision”
Saint Petersburg
13-15 March 1996

 

 

 

 

In the content of The First International Environmental Film Festival “Green Vision” Saint Petersburg, 13-15 March 1996 were presented 30 films from 10 countries.

International jury represented by:

Vitaly Melnikov- honorable chairman of the jury
Chairman of St. Petersburg Branch of the Union of Film Makers of Russia. He has been working at Lenfilm since 1964, directed and produced many films, e.g. "Head of Chukotka", "Vacation in September".

Jury
Roberto A. Epple, France. The environmental film producer and activist Roberto Epple is of Swiss nationality but has been living in France for many years. He is director of the European Rivers Network and is presently working for WWF International as Campaign Officer for "Loire Vivante".

Tamara Florinskaya, Russia. She is the scientific secretary of St. Petersburg Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She coordinates environmental research at St. Petersburg's scientific institutes.

Jurgen Gneveckow, Germany. On request of his employer, the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Jurgen Gneveckow has been working in the DG XI of the European Commission in Brussels since 1993 on environmental co­operation with Eastern Europe. His focus has been the promotion of the so called "Environment for Europe" process.

Arkady Tigay, Russia. He directed several well known films such as "Jack Vosmerkin - the American", "Presumption of Innocence", "Loch - Conqueror of Water" and is member of the Union of Film Makers of Russia.

Natasha Velikodnaya, Russia. After studying at Moscow University, Natasha Velikodnaya worked as a translator and then as a radio journalist. Since 1991 she has shot several films on environmental subjects in the New Independent States and since 1993 has been a specialized correspondent for the environmental magazine "Spasnie". She also works for foreign studios of the German television station ARD.

came to a decision to award films

The Prize and diploma in nomination For the Optimistic Vision of the Future is awarded to the film Daniel G. - My Life After the Complete Traffic Collapse, Germany, Directors: Sigrid Faltin, Peter Ohlendorf

The Prize and diploma in nomination The Most Original Interpretation of Environmental Problems to the film Our Common Future?, Finland, Director: Jakua Vehua Lahti

The Prize and diploma in nomination The Best Film for Children and Young People is awarded to the film My Dear Little Planet: The Magical Dustbin, France, Director: Jacques-Remy Girerd

The Prize and diploma in nomination For the Courage in Making an Environmental Film is awarded to the film SOS for the City, Russia,
Director: Vladimir Tarik

The special prize of jury for the promotion of the sustainable development ideas by means of cinema is awarded to the film Premiere of an Annual Performance, Russia, Director Dmitry Sidorov

Grand Prix is awarded to films
Does St. Petersburg have a Future?, Russia, Director Alexsey Dubrovsky

And

A Pig of a Medicine, Denmark, Director Steen Jensen


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