THE FESTIVAL BRASIL DE CINEMA INTERNACIONAL
The FBCI takes pride in investing in the advancement of the arts and humanities within its community, supporting literacy and the next generation of artists. The following prestigious titles are the official awards presented at the FBCI Gala Awards Ceremony. It is for the purposes of preserving the arts and enhancing literacy that the FBCI has further created a new category for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students and university student, offering oportunity of participation: Student Film & Screenplay Competition. The attending recipients of these prestigious awards will experience a once-in-a-lifetime evening during the Gala Awards Ceremony.
THE FBCI AWARD IS GIVEN TO THE BEST FILMS COMPETING IN CELL PHONE AND SERIES CATEGORIES TO TV OR SOCIAL WEB
STUDENT FILM & SCREENPLAY AWARDS
To allow and encourage the participants in this category to be part of the rare opportunity of preserving and investing in the arts and humanities, the FBCI invites K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students and university student Brasilian's and students foregners to participate in this remarkable competition by sharing their film or screenplay with uniquely chosen movie lovers from around the globe.
FBCI AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS
Throughout the festival, the audiences are asked to cast their vote for their favorite films . All votes are anonymous, and only the attending audiences are eligible to vote once in every set category. The voting results are announced during the Awards Ceremony.
The FBCI awards to a screenwriter that possesses extraordinary writing ability and a deep understanding of structure, premise, character development, and dialogue. We want to feel the heart of the story beating and be swept up by its driving force; we want to see what’s at stake and feel so compelled with the story that it’s virtually impossible to stop reading it.
THE FBCI AWARDS - CATEGORIES
BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
This category takes foresight, imagination, endurance, persistence, and acute attention to detail. The FBCI honors an individual with exceptional talent in this area.
BEST PRODUCER AWARD
The FBCI honors a good independent film producer knows the ins and outs of movie production, details of financing and marketing, and understands that those are just the basics. For a film to succeed, the producer must be organized, rapid decision maker, diplomatic, patient, energetic and last but not least, an expert negotiator.
BEST FILM SCREENPLAY AWARD
Expert storytelling can include a number of aspects, such as: well-developed characters, inspiration, conflict, romance, a mission, obstacles, drama, comedy, and risking losing something or someone. When selecting the recipient of this award, the FBCI looks for the heart and the driving force of the story.
Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
Best Costume Design.
Best Original Song.
Best Sound Editing.
BEST MALE PERFORMANCE AWARD
The best male performance award at the FBCI is presented to an actor who draws us in with honest reactions and shows us the essence of what acting is all about; we want to see the character’s personality and motives as a living, breathing entity. An actor accomplishes this through body language, facial expressions, interactions, and dialogue delivery.
BEST EDITOR AWARD
Film editing technology has developed immensely over the past two centuries. But no matter how sophisticated the equipment, the true genius is in the eyes and ears of the editor. Often referred to as the “invisible art,” editing can be a laboratory for independent and experimental cinema. The FBCI recognizes achievement in this area based on the talent of an editor who knows how to balance all the elements of the story, its dialogue, performances, music, sound effects, visual effects, rhythm, and pace.
BEST ANIMATION AWARD
Technology has certainly changed the world of animation, but creativity, skill, and vision are integral parts to this flavorful genre. Animation can distort reality, challenge the laws of physics, dazzle with images, make us laugh so hard that we cry, or cry so hard that we laugh. The FBCI awards an animated film that reaches across many dimensions and captivates through technique and story.
The best female performance award at the FBCI is presented to an actress who is capable of summoning a wide range of emotions, has taken risks and stretched the dimensions of her character, and is in command of the necessary skills to invoke a captivating performance.
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD
The FBCI presents this award to a skilled cinematographer who has drawn from a range of styles and equipment to tell a story. He or she may have also created a new style to develop individual scenes. The artistic use of angles, shots, and lighting is, in itself, a form of storytelling. These aspects capture mood, create ambiance, and highlight themes and emotions.
Best Visual Effects.
Best Original Score .
best Original Screenplay.
... and much more!