"In Fabric" and "Wild" are the Méliès d'or 2019 winners

Sitges presented the Méliès d'or Awards with newly elected award winner "In Fabric" by Peter Strickland, "Wild" by Jan Verdijk, and director and actress Asia Argento for the Career Méliès.
Sitges presented the Méliès d'or Awards with newly elected award winner "In Fabric" by Peter Strickland, "Wild" by Jan Verdijk, and director and actress Asia Argento for the Career Méliès.

Once again, the Sitges - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia welcomes the Méliès d'or awards ceremony, presented by the Méliès International Festivals Federation network and which, every year, reward the best feature and short films in Europe. For the second year in a row, the Festival has been chosen to celebrate the 2019 Méliès d'or Ceremony at its headquarters, in the Meliá Sitges Auditori.

In Fabric, the film directed by British filmmaker Peter Strickland, and which already received the Méliès d'argent at the Festival Européen du Film Fantastique in Strasbourg, was the winner in the feature film category. The short film Wild, directed by Jan Verdijk, winner of the Méliès d'argent at the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam, picked up the award in the best short film category. The awards ceremony was completed with the Méliès Career Award for the Italian director and actress, Asia Argento, for her contribution to the fantastic genre.

The Méliès d'or awards ceremony was held this Sunday, October 6th, at 10:45 p.m. at the Melià Sitges Auditori, before the screening of "Lux Aeterna", directed by Gaspar Noé, who received the Méliès d'or for "Climax" in 2018.
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