Sara Johnsen’s Upperdog and Rune Denstad Langlo’s North lead Norway’s Kanon Award winners as the Kosmorama-Trondheim International Film Festival closes.

Sara Johnsen’s Upperdog and Rune Denstad Langlo’s North (Nord) triumphed at Norway’s Kanon Awards.

Johnson picked up the best director prize as well as best original screenplay, while the film also won the awards for best cinematography (John Andreas Andersen) and best editing (Zaklina Stojcevska).

Meanwhile, North won best producers (Sigve Endresen, Brede Hovland, of Motlys) and best sound design and Anders Bassmo Christiansen took the top actor prize.

Margreth Olin, who has also won many prizes for her documentaries, was named best creative newcomer for her first feature, The Angel (Engelen), which also garnered best actress for Maria Bonnevie.

The ceremony was held during the sixth Kosmorama-Trondheim International Film Festival, which closed yesterday (March 17).

The full list of The Canon Award winners:

Best Director
Sara Johnsen, Upperdog

Best Producers
Sigve Endresen, Brede Hovland, North (Nord)

Best Actor
Anders Baasmo Christiansen, North

Best Actress
Maria Bonnevie, The Angel (Engelen)

Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen, The Storm in My Heart (Jernanger)

Best Original Screenplay
Sara Johnsen, Upperdog

Best Production Design
Karl Juliussom, Magic Silver (Julenatt I Blåfjell)

Best Cinematography
John Andreas Andersen, Upperdog

Best Editing
Zaklina Stojcevska Upperdog

Best Sound Design
Bent Holm, North (Nord)

Best Musical Score
Jan Bang, Arve Henriksen, Erik Honoré, Hunting Down Memory (Jakten På Hukommelsen)

Best Creative Newcomer
Margreth Olin, The Angel (Engelen)