Fashionistas and Fashionmistas, your attention please! Bokeh Fashion Film Festival winners 2014

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

On June 6 & 7 the countries biggest fashion film festival was held at Crossley & Webb, in Gardens – Cape Town. The event had 52 finalists that made the screening during a spectacular and extravagant two-night festival.

BOKEH SOUTH AFRICA FASHIONA FILM FESTIVAL

Managing director Adrian Lazarus said “The event itself was a complete success with festival goers soaking in the daytime talks, and then arriving at night for the whole red carpet experience. EVERYONE dressed up in their finest outfits – the guys as well. It was a magical occasion.”

Festival Statistics:

  • Approx. 75  entries were from the African continent, majority of which were from South Africa and Kenya.
  • Approx. 350 entries were from Europe, USA, and Asia collectively.
  • Various sections held different criteria – ultimately it was which film connected to the judges of a particular category. Each category had at least 3 judges, and each judge looked at only 3 categories.

Category winners are:

Best Picture:  Urban Hippie by DAMIEN KRISI – France

Best Director:  Alive  by SAMUEL  A. MARTIN – UK

Best Cinematography: Pasos de Sirena by MANUEL PORTILLA – Spain

Best Fashion – Lovers Game by Viktorija Pashuta & Miguel Gauthier – USA

Best Art Direction – Arcade by KIRSTEN GOSS – South Africa

Best Hair – Quimera by RAúL ROSILLO – Spain

Best Make-Up – Immortal Game – USA

Best Visual Effects: Black Era – Court of the Ants by PROVOKE FILMS – Taiwan

Best Actress – Alive  KIM LYSETTE – UK

Best Actor – The Long Road (Un Largo Camino) OLIVER BAGGERMAN – Spain

The alpha prize went to:

Wonderlust by ERNST HEUSSER – Cape Town, South Africa.  The Mercedes-Benz Award and US$ 5000 was presented in recognition of an uncompromising pursuit of, passionate design, and innovation.

The judges:

  • Bryan Ramkilawan – CEO of CTFC. 20+ years in fashion.
  • Claire Farwell – Model and fashion designer from London.
  • Einat Dan – Award winning make-up artist born in Israel and based in Italy.
  • Renee de Sambento – Make-up artist and co-owner of Gorgeous 2 Go.
  • Bianca Resnekov – Fashion presenter/commentator.  567 Cape Talk.
  • Cathy Steed – Fashion industry since 16 years old. Manager of Marketing and Media for Australian accessory and handbag brand Colette by Colette Hayman.
  • Margo Stilley – American actress and former model.
  • Bronwyn Day – Fashion Director at Glamour Magazine.
  • Antony Hoffman – Director of Red Planet.
  • Gavin Schneider – owner of Gavin Schneider Productions.
  • Jason Fialkov – Commercials and music video director with Egg Films.
  • Roy Zetisky – Director, photographer and DOP – Jet Black Entertainment. Film industry since 1990.
  • Colin Howard – 25 years experience in the commercials industry.
  • Simon Antony – author at the artistic webzine, apar.tv

Some celebs and guest speakers who attended:

  • Theodora Lee – YouTube sensation 100k subscribers
  • David Tlale – Fashion Designer
  • Siv Ngesi – Comedian/Actor
  • Africa Melane – Radio Personality
  • Angel Blythe – Comedian
  • Bjorn Steinbach – Actor
  • Alex McGregor – Model
  • Alexander and T-Michael – Norwegian Rain
  • Mikkel Aerkevik – Norway, Oslo Fashion Film Festival
  • Fred Sweet – Producer of the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival
  • Dr Shaun Borstrock – Head of Design at the University of Hertfordshire

 Lets hope the impressive festival comes back to the 2014 fashion capital of the world, next year. 

BOKEH

 

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