fanheart3 awards 2021
Collateral Award at the 78. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica de La Biennale di Venezia
To celebrate movies and immersive experiences at Venezia78 that can potentially impact fan culture and the production of fanworks
The Awards 2021
for best movie
To the film that has the highest potential to become a cult movie among fans
for best OTP
To the couple of characters (actual or potential) that is most interesting for the narrative dynamics that characterize their interactions.
To the work in virtual reality closer to fan culture’s themes and contents
In the third edition of the fanheart3 awards, the jury awards the following prizes:
directed by Gabriele Mainetti
Mona Lisa / Fuzz
in Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon
directed by Ana Lily Amirpour
Knot: a trilogy
directed by Glen Neath & David Rosenberg
For the 2021 edition, the fanheart3 jury also awarded a honorable mention to Old Henry, directed by Potsy Ponciroli, for presenting many of the stylistic features of fanfiction, drawing on American history and myth to set up a “what if?” that unravels in a slow crescendo, while building in the audience an intense empathy for the main character, struggling with his own destiny.
directed by Potsy Ponciroli
Third edition at the 2021 Venice Film Festival
The Graffetta d’oro and Nave d’argento awards was assigned on a selection of 12 films among those presented in the sections Venezia 78, Fuori Concorso, Orizzonti, Orizzonti Extra, Giornate degli Autori, Settimana della Critica, chosen by a group of selectors expert in fan culture and participatory dynamics.
The VR Fan Experience awarded one of 10 works in XR selected among those presented at the 2021 VeniceVR Expanded.
The 2021 Jury
President of fanheart3, fandom studies researcher, XR explorer
Founding member of fanheart3, fandom studies researcher, documentarist
Founding member of fanheart3, fanwriter and fanartist
New media researcher, writer, art and cinema critic
Theatre actor and communication expert
The prize of fanheart3 awards 2021
Biorfarm - Adopt a tree and start creating your own digital field
Fanheart3 decided to adopt three fruit trees on behalf of the winners of fanheart3 awards 2021.
"Freaky" for FREAKS OUT: Mela Golden Delicious (postion #90), adopted for the 2021/2022 campaign, Azienda Agricola Mirko Bezzi a Urbana (PD)
"Monalisa" per MONA LISA AND THE BLOOD MOON: Limone di Calabria (position #222), adopted for the 2021/2022 campaign, Azienda Agricola Arangara di Giovanni Zappavigna a Ardore (RC)
"Knot" per KNOT: a trilogy: Castagna Palummina (position #41), adopted for the 2021/2022 campaign, Azienda Agricola Hirpinia Ortofrutta di Alfredo Di Cicilia a Montella (AV)
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