The Festival Jury composed of:
Katarina Kocevska, Actress, Macedonia, president
Anita Mančić, Actress, Serbia
Elvia Nacinovich, Actress, Croatia
Festival Jury Awards:
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best performance:
Ibsen, THE WILD DUCK, directed by Mateja Koležnik, production: Theater in der Josefstadt
As a whole, the performance of The Wild Duck by H. Ibsen is perfectly precise and detailed. Magnificent and powerful, its emotions leave you breathless.
“Anđelko Štimac” Award for the best director:
Mateja Koležnik for directing THE WILD DUCK, Theater in der Josefstadt
With her special approach, Mateja Koležnik interprets Ibsen in an exciting way. She guides us through the theatrical text in close-ups, presenting her characters in a slant aquarium, thus opening a new, surprisingly sharp perspective.
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best male role
Krešimir Mikić for the role of Mr. Fulir in ONE SONG A DAY KEEPS MISCHIEF AWAY, directed by Rene Medvešek, Croatian National Theatre Zagreb
With his endless charm and charisma, actor Krešimir Mikić supremely rules the scene and embodies Mister Fulir.
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best female role equally shared between:
Jelisaveta Sablić for the role of Mrs Frola in RIGHT YOU ARE, IF YOU THINK SO, The Yugoslav Drama Theatre.
With an amazing easiness of acting expression, she performed a difficult and complex role that was the dramatic pillar of the performance.
Yulia Rutberg for the role of SARAH BERNHARDT in CRAWFISH CRY, Theatre Vahtangov
Balanced, plastic, whimsical and dramatic, with no misse an scene actress Yulia Rutberg depicts the life of Sarah Bernhardt in a powerful and persuasive manner.
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best young actress or actor equally shared between:
Maresi Riegner for the role of Hedvig in THE WILD DUCK, Theatre in der Josefstadt
The precise, discrete and exciting play of the young actress and her supressed expression presented the role of Hedvig in a vivid and multi-layered manner.
Filip Vidović for the role of Sandi in GYPSY, YET SO HANDSOME directed by Ivica Buljan, production: Croatian National Theatre Zagreb
Young Filip Vidović has shown his entire acting potential in his mature and meticulous approach to the role of Sandi in Gypsy, Yet So Handsome.
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best episode role
Nenad Jezdić for the role of Mr. Sirelli in RIGHT YOU ARE, IF YOU THINK SO, The Yugoslav Drama Theatre.
At first sight, with the help of enhanced acting means, NENAD JEZIĆ interprets the role of Mister Sirelli in an arrogantly charming manner, with perfect precision in his expression and gestures.
“Darko Gašparović” Award for best playwright text
Ivor Martinić for the performance GYPSY, YET SO HANDSOME, production: Croatian National Theatre Zagreb
Ivor Martinić was able to skilfully deliver a complex and voluminous novel as a dramatically exciting theatrical text.
“Dorian Sokolić” Award for the best set design
Raimund Orfeo Voigt for the set design of performance THE WILD DUCK, Theater in der Josefstadt
This excellent and functional set design, much like scenes from Hitchcock´s movies, created a very specific tension that gave a specific tone to the entire performance.
“Ružica Nenadović Sokolić” for the best costume design
Bojana Nikitović for the costume design of the performance: RIGHT YOU ARE, IF YOU THINK SO, The Yugoslav Drama Theatre
Deliberate exaggeration of each element of the costumes gives a special tone to the performance and director’s vision.
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best music
Boris Kiner for the music of the performance: CRAWFISH CRY, Theatre Vahtangov, Moscow
“Veljko Maričić” Award for the best light design
Emmerich Steigberger for light design of the performance: THE WILD DUCK, Theater in der Josefstadt.
Audience Award “Dalibor Foretić” was awarded to the performance THE WILD DUCK, Theater in der Josefstadt, with an average note of 4,76.
The Jury of media sponsor Novi list, composed of: Svjetlana Hribar, Kim Cuculić, Doris Žiković Awarded the “MEDITERAN” Award to Filip Vidović for the role of Sandi in the performance GYPSY, YET SO HANDSOME, production: The Croatian National Theatre Zagreb.