The Amanda Awards 2021

The winners of the Amanda Prize will be announced at the award ceremony on 21 August 2021.

The show is produced by Monster, with NRK as the returning broadcast partner. It is broadcast live from Festiviteten in Haugesund.

 

The Norwegian International Film Festival and the Amanda Committee are proud to present this year’s Amanda winners:

Best Film

«The Painter and the Thief»  (director: Benjamin Ree, producer: Ingvil Giske)

Best Director

Yngvild Sve Flikke for «Ninjababy»

 

Best Actress

Kristine Kujath Thorp for «Ninjababy» 

 

Best Actor

Jakob Oftebro for «Betrayed» 

 

Best Supporting Actress

Pia Halvorsen for «Betrayed»

 

Best Supporting Actor

Nader Khademi for «Ninjababy»

 

Best Documentary

«The Painter and the Thief»  (director: Benjamin Ree, producer: Ingvil Giske)

 

Best Children’s Film

«Sisters! The Summer We Found Our Superpowers» (director: Silje Salomonsen and Arild Østin Ommundsen, producer: Gary Cranner)

 

Best Short Film

«What is a Woman?» (Director and producer: Marin Håskjold)

 

Best Foreign Language Film

«Another Round» (director: Thomas Vinterberg, distributor: Arthaus)

 

Best Screenplay

Johan Fasting, medforfattere; Yngvild Sve Flikke and Inga H. Sætre for «Ninjababy»

 

Best Cinematography

Egil Håskjold Larsen and Victor Kossakovsky for «Gunda»

Beste Editing

Robert Stengård for «The Painter and the Thief» 

 

Best Sound Design

Alexander Dudarev for «Gunda»

 

Best Original Score

Thomas Dybdahl for «Sisters: The Summer We Found Our Superpowers» 

 

Best Costume

Ingjerd Meland, Marianne Stranger, Itonje Søimer Guttormsen, Birgitte Larsen and Nina Buer Brun for «Gritt» 

 

Best Make-up

Maria Bjørnnes Hermansen and Fie Baro for «Prosjekt Z»

 

Best Production Design

Ulrika Axén and Tobias Eiving for «Betrayed»

 

Best Visual Effects

Dennis Kleyn and Peer Lemmers for «Dragon Girl»  

 

The People’s Amanda

«Generation Utoya» (director: Aslaug Holm, Sigve Endresen, producer: Tore Buvarp) 

 

The Amanda Committee’s Golden Clapper

Horst Molkenbur

 

The Amanda Committee Honorary Award

Oddvar Bull Tuhus