A happy Hungarian beside Camilla Rutherford, Miss Provence and two Mr Provence’s!
Cannes, 23 May 2014
Palm Dog Award 2014
The Palm Dog is THE alternative award at the Cannes Film Festival and is given to best canine performance in film, judged and attended by international film stars and critics since 2001. Palm Dog is the world’s best known award for dogs on screen.
From humble beginnings the Palm Dog has grown into a recognised and lauded fixture on the international Film Award circuit. Year on year, coverage of the event reaches the world’s most important online publications and news portals such as the New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Daily Mail and Perez Hilton Blog.
The highly coveted Palm Dog award was brandished proudly on US and UK TV chat shows by Uggie (2011 Palm Dog winner and canine star of The Artist) including BBC Breakfast and Ellen Degeneres. Since then Palm Dog has featured as a question on top rated US game show Jeopardy
At this year’s awards ceremony, hosted by Toby Rose, at the UK Film Centre, International Village Cannrs, jury members Kate Muir (The Times), Derek Malcolm, Peter Bradshaw (The Guardian), Kaleem Aftab (The Independent), Robbie Collin (The Telegraph) and Damon Wise (Empire Magazine) presented the following awards.
Palm Dog Collar for the best canine performance in a film screened during the Cannes Film Festival went to Hagen played by Body and Luke in White God by Kornel Mundruczo
Jury Prize went to Roxy Mieville in Goodbye to Language 3D by Jean-Luc Godard
Special Mention to Moujik for doggy death scene in Saint Laurent by Bertrand Bonello