The World's First Computer. The Antikythera Mechanism
The Awards of the 9th International Meeting of Archaeological Film
  by AGON - Monday, 14 May 2012

On Sunday the 13th May 2012, the Members of the AGON Jury granted the following Honourable Mentions and Awards:

HONOURABLE MENTIONS to the films:

THE MIRROR BRIDE, directed by Despina Pantazi, produced by the Ethnological Museum of Thrace (GREECE)
AIGILIA, SHIPWRECK VI, directed by Vassilis Mentroyiannis, produced by UFR Team and the Hellenic Institute of Marine Archaeology (GREECE)

THE AWARDS

The Award for Photography, is granted to LA PRESA directed by Jorge Rivero (SPAIN)

The Award for the Educational Film is granted to ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXPERTS directed by Joris Clerté, Pierre Emmanuel Lyet, Marc Chevalier and produced by INRAP, ARTE, Petite Ceinture (FRANCE).

The Award for Archaeological Reporting is granted equally to the films:
LA JOYA AND THE WARRIORS IN THE MIST directed by Jose Manuel Novoa (Spain)
and
GERGOVIA, ARCHAEOLOGY OF A BATTLE, directed by David Geoffroy (FRANCE)

The Award for Conceptual Originality is granted to TWELVE CANOES directed by Molly Reynolds (AUSTRALIA)

The Award for Script is granted to A LADY, STONES AND MEN directed by Paul Rambaud and Claude Delaye, produced by CNRS Images. (FRANCE)

The Award for Best Direction is granted equally to the films
TWELVE CANOES directed by Molly Reynolds (AUSTRALIA)
and
KISSES TO THE CHILDREN directed by Vassilis Loules (GREECE)

The Award of the Archaeology online magazine
is granted to THE WORLD’S FIRST COMPUTER directed by Mike Beckham, produced by Images First, the Greek Television and ARTE.

The Award of the Italian Cultural Institute of Athens is granted to LOOTERS OF THE GODS directed by Adolfo Conti (ITALY), produced by Doc ART and the Greek Television.

The Grand Prix of the Jury was granted to the film THE SECRETS OF NASCA, directed by Michael Kaschner, produced by ZDF (Germany).

The Award of the Public was granted equaly to the films:
THE WORLD’S FIRST COMPUTER, by Mike Beckham (UK)
and
KISSES TO THE CHILDREN, by Vassilis Loules (GREECE)
THE JURY

President:
Μanos Zaharias, film director
Members:
Memi Spyratou, film director, president of AGON festival
Francesca Chiesa, cultural attaché of the Italian Cultural Institute of Athens
Tony Coe, independent producer, film director
Nikos Kaltsas, director of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Dionyssis Petroutsopoulos, cinematographer