Silhouette has not only taken over patronage and the role of being the main sponsor of the Crossing Europe Film Festival (12th – 17th April 2011 in Linz, Austria) but has also fathered its own award.
The New Vision Award powered by Silhouette is valued at EUR 5,000.00. The internationally represented NEW VISION AWARD jury chooses one of the ten feature movies in the program category PANORAMA EUROPA FICTION, all of which excel through extraordinary performance in the visual area. The prize is awarded to the winning movie’s director.
A member of the jury for Silhouette is Ms. Silvia Schlagnitweit (who was born in 1978 in Linz). From 1992 – 2009, a competitive athlete in judo, World Championship and European championship medal winner, multiple world cup medal winner and state champion. She completed her degree in Business Management in Linz in 2009. Since 2008 she has worked in the department of marketing and PR for Silhouette International, where she is responsible for sponsoring and cooperation. She has a special affinity for film, literature and theatre.
The New Vision Award will be handed over at the end of the festival on 16th April, 9:00 pm. It’s going to be exciting…