Four films and filmmakers - one each from Japan, USA, Europe and Latin America - have been selected to receive the 2005 Sundance/NHK International Awards. Winners were chosen by an international jury and will receive both a $10,000 cash prize, and a guaranteed broadcast on Japan's NHK Television Network. The winning films/filmmakers are:

Catalin Mitulescu - How I spent the end of the world (Europe)
Rodrigo Moreno - The Minder (Latin America)
Richard Press - VirTUAL Love (United States)
Mipo Oh - Yomoyama Blues (Japan)

Winners will be honored at tommorrow's festival-wide Awards Ceremony. For more information on the winning films, check out indieWIRE, and/or

categories Cinematical