Special Academy Award 2013

Special Award of the Academy
Karine Sudan

for her editing work on Hiver nomade


Thanks to her skilful editing and keen sense of pacing, Karine Sudan transforms the cross-country trek of two shepherds and their flock into a touching yet gripping road movie. Against the backdrop of harsh winter landscape a story unfolds that is brimming with poetic beauty, warmth and humanity.

Karine Sudan was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1969, and grew up in Gruyère, Swit-zerland. She attended DAVI, the Lausanne Film School, from 1989 to 1994. Since then, she has been working primarily as a film editor, though she also directs and writes.

Selected filmography:
2012 «Hiver nomade», Regie: Manuel von Stürler
2012 «Opération Libertad», Regie: Nicolas Wadimoff
2011 «Vol spécial». Regie: Fernand Melgar
2010 «Aisheen (Still Alive In Gaza)», Regie: Fernand Melgar
2008 «La forteresse», Regie: Fernand Melgar
2006 «Mon frère se marie», Regie: Jean-Stéphane Bron
2005 «EXIT, le droit de mourir», Regie: Fernand Melgar
2003 «Mais im Bundeshuus», Regie: Jean-Stéphane Bro