Yubari 2013 Awards Round-Up
This year's jury is headed by the incredibly talented Tsukamoto Shinya, director of such insane works as Tetsuo: Iron Man, Snake of June and Kotoko. He is joined this year by director Yoshida Daihachi (Funuke Show Some Love, You Losers!), Korean film expert and critic Darcy Paquet, PiFan programmer Alice Yoo and actor Yamamoto Hiroshi.
And the winners are:
Hokkaido Governor's Prize (3rd Place):
Winter Alpaca (dir. Harada Yuji, 29 minutes)
Special Jury Prize (2nd Place):
A Case of Eggs (dir. Kanchiku Yuri, 40 minutes)
Jury Grand Prize (1st Place):
There is Light (dir. Toda Yukihiro, 68 minutes)
Toda's There is Light also won the Cine-gar Award, voted for by the local press.
Be sure to check back in the coming days for reviews of all the award-winning films, as well as plenty of the other films that debuted at Yubari 2013.
Many thanks to Marc Walkow for providing the competition results!
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