FACTBOX - Berlin film festival 2013 winners

Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:16am IST

The Berlinale logo is pictured during a news conference to promote the movie ''In the name'' at the 63rd Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 8, 2013. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

The Berlinale logo is pictured during a news conference to promote the movie ''In the name'' at the 63rd Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 8, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

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REUTERS - The Berlin film festival ended on Saturday with the closing awards ceremony.

Following is the list of prize winners:

Best film (Golden Bear)

- "Child's Pose", directed by Calin Peter Netzer, Romania

Jury Grand Prix (Silver Bear)

- "An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker", directed by Danis Tanovic, Bosnia

Best Director (Silver Bear)

- U.S. director David Gordon Green for "Prince Avalanche"

Best Actress (Silver Bear)

- Paulina Garcia for Chilean film "Gloria"

Best Actor (Silver Bear)

- Nazif Mujic for Bosnian film "An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker"

Best screenplay (Silver Bear)

- Jafar Panahi and Kamboziya Partovi for Iranian film "Closed Curtain"

Outstanding artistic contribution (Silver Bear)

- Kazakh cameraman Aziz Zhambakiyev for "Harmony Lessons"

Alfred Bauer Prize (honouring innovation)

- "Vic + Flo Saw a Bear", directed by Denis Cote, Canada. (Reporting by Mike Collett-White, editing by Paul Casciato)

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