Duncan Jones’ Moon Shines Brightly at Sitges

Duncan Jones' MoonThe results are in from the recently concluded Sitges Film Festival, which ran from October 1st-12th in Catalonia, Spain, and Duncan Jones’ hauntingly beautiful Moon (review here) left its competition in the dust.

Here’s the rundown of the major winners selected by the jury, which consisted of Neil Marshall, Amanda Plummer, Tuomas Riskala, John Saxon, and Jordi Battle Caminal, courtesy of the official Sitges website:

Best Short Film
One of Those Days by Hattie Dalton

Special Mention
The Boy Who Wouldn’t Kill by Linus de Paoli

Best Production Design (Sponsored by Parc Audiovisual de Catalunya)
Tony Noble for Moon

Best Make Up FX
Kaatje Van Damme for Mr. Nobody

Best Special Effects
C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, Mac Guff, BUF for Splice

Best Original Soundtrack
Teresa Barrozo for Kinatay

Best Cinematography
Benoit Debie for Enter the Void

Best Script
Nathan Parker, based on the original story of Duncan Jones, for Moon

Best Actress
(tie) Elena Anaya for Hierro and Kim Ok-vin for Thirst

Best Actor
Sam Rockwell for Moon

Best Director
Brillante Mendoza for Kinatay

Special Jury Award
Enter the Void by Gaspar Noé

Best Motion Picture
Moon by Duncan Jones

In addition, the Audience Award went to Ruben Fleischer’s Zombieland, and [REC]2 by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza received the Ben & Jerry’s Award. For more, visit the fest’s official site.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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