Audience Award

The Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia audience grants, by voting, five audience awards to films pertaining to five different sections: Official Fantastic Selection, Panorama Fantastic Section and Sitges Documenta, Midnight X-Treme and Focus Asia.
 
Films are ranked from 1 to 5 (being 1 the lowest and 5 the highest) with a ballot distributed by the festival’s volunteers, once the film has ended, that must be placed through a slot inside a numbered ballot box that can be found outside the theatre. The recount is done through a weighted average considering each votes’ value and the total number of assistents to the screening.

 

 


OFFICIAL FANTASTIC SELECTION

The Official Fantastic Selection brings together the best selection of unreleased in Spain 2018/2019 fantastic and horror genre films, based on a free and broad vision of genre and intended to highlight the most important trends of the year. The Grand Audience Award, sponsored by La Vanguardia, is granted to the best full-length fantastic genre film within this section.


PANORAMA FANTASTIC SECTION

Panorama Fantastic Section is formed by films from different countries, unreleased in Spain 2018/2019 fantastic and horror genre films with a strongly independent inclination. A popular vote award is granted to the best full-length fiction film.


SITGES DOCUMENTA

Sitges Documenta is a transversal award formed with films pertaining to different sections of the festival’s programme, such as Panorama, Noves Visions or Brigadoon. Also opting to be awarded with a prize granted by a popular vote.


MIDNIGHT X-TREME

Midnight X-Treme is a section that gathers the best 2018/19 unreleased in Spain independent horror cinema. A popular vote award is granted to the best full-length feature film.


FOCUS ASIA

Focus Asia is a transversal award to which films pertaining to different sections of the festival's programme, such as Orbita or Panorama, are eligible. The award is granted by a popular vote to Asian produced films within thriller, action and fantastic genres (animation excluded).

Last update: October 8th, 15:00.