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Here are the winners of the 19th Athens International Film Festival (AIFF) which took place from September 18th to 29th, 2013 in Athens, Greece.

Golden Athena Award

“You and the Night” (“Les Rencontres D’Apres Minuit”) by Yann Gonzalez

City of Athens Best Director Award

“Stand Clear of the Closing Doors” by Sam Fleischner

Best Screenplay Award

“The Rendez-Vous of Deja-Vu” (“La Fille du 14 Juillet”) by Antonin Peretjatko

The Golden Athena Best Music & Film Award

“Wavemakers” (“Le Chant des Ondes – Sur la Piste de Maurice Martenot”) by Caroline Martel

Audience Award

“Short Term 12” by Destin Cretton

Best Newcomer Award – Director

Ektoras Lygizos for the film “Boy Eating the Bird’s Food” (“To Agori Troei To Fagito tou Pouliou”)

Best Newcomer Award – Actor

Giannis Papadopoulos in the film “Boy Eating the Bird’s Food” (“To Agori Troei To Fagito tou Pouliou”) by Ektoras Lygizos

Best Newcomer Award – Actress

Maria Georgiadou in the film “Congratulations to Optimists?” (“Sygharitiria Stous Aisiodoxous?”) by Constantina Voulgaris

Best Short Film Award

1st Award: “Red Hulk” by Assimina Proedrou

2nd Award: “On the Threshold” (“Sto Katofli”) by Anastasia Kratidi

3rd Award: “Nicoleta” by Sonia Liza Kenterman

Best Short Film Award – Director

Tonia Mishiali for the film “Dead End”

Best Short Film Award – Screenplay

Zisis Kokkinidis and Ion Papaspyrou for the film “I am Not Here Now” (“Den Eimai Tora Edo”) by Zisis Kokkinidis and Ion Papaspyrou

Special Jury Mentions for the Short Films:

“Lea” by Konstantinos Antonopoulos

“Dust” by Thanasis Tsimpinis

“Boil” by Ira Dika

For more info about AIFF winners you can visit its official website.

See also:

Athens International Film Festival 2012: The Winners