"The Last Bath" wins 4 Awards at BragaCine International Festival of Independent Film:
Augusta Award for Best Portuguese Film
Augusta Award for Best Performance to Anabela Moreira
Manoel de Oliveira Best Actress Award for Margarida Moreira
Manoel de Oliveira Best Director Award for David Bonneville
"The Last Bath" wins Best Actress Award for Anabela Moreira's performance at both the Liverpool Film Festival and Trieste Iberolatin-American Film Festival.
Best Screenplay Award for David Bonneville and Diego Rocha ("The Last Bath") at the Skopje Kinenova Film Festival in Macedonia.
"The Last Bath" wins the Best Film and Best Actress Awards at the Luso-Brazilian Film Festival of Santa Maria da Feira.
1st of July is the NATIONWIDE release date of "The Last Bath" in cinemas via NOS Audiovisual - the biggest distributors in Portugal
"The Last Bath" is one of the 6 contenders for the Ingmar Bergman Award at Scandinavia's biggest event, the European Film Academy recommended Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden.
"The Last Bath" is in the Official Selection of SÃO PAULO MOSTRA International Film Festival, one of the biggest and most important festivals in Latin America.
Bonneville's first feature film "The Last Bath" premieres at one of the world's leading festivals, the TOKYO International Film Festival.
"Gypsy" is broadcast on RTP2 for the first time on the same day that "Heiko" airs on TVCine channel as part of Bonneville's retrospective. Three weeks screening three films, including "L'Arc-en-Ciel", and an extensive interview with the director.
"The Last Bath" has been awarded Eurimages co-production fund additional to ICA, RTP and CNC's funds.
"Gypsy" short film has been selected to its 10th US festival, the INDIE PASION Ibero-American Independent Film Festival, Miami. It will screen in early November.
Bonneville's first feature "The Last Bath" has been awarded the CNC co-production fund, additional to the previously awarded ICA's First Feature Fund + RTP support.
Co-production C.R.I.M. (PT) / Bocalupo Films (FR)
Bonneville's short films "Gypsy", "Maquete" and "Eden" have been selected for the "New Visions" programme at the Portuguese Cinematheque. It also includes a Q&A with the director on the 1st of june.
Bonneville has been selected for the STAGE & SCREEN programme, an initiative for film and tv directors promoted by Film London and Park Theatre.
Iris Prize director, Berwyn Rowlands, labeled Heiko 'Best LGBT Short of 2009' in the countdown for Iris' 10th edition.
Bonneville is Member of the Jury at the 57th Brno16 International Short Film Festival, Czech Republic
Bonneville is awarded Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund to progress his current projects at Cork Film Festival's Talent Development Campus.
David Bonneville wins Best Director Award and Tiago Aldeia wins Best Actor Award for his performance in "Gypsy" at the 2nd Anual Festival of Shortcutz Xpress Viseu.
"Gypsy" wins the City of Elche Award for Best Short Film among 95 films in competition, at the 38th Elche Independent Film Festival, Spain - a Goya Awards qualifying festival.
"Gypsy" is on the "Trending Now" section on IndieFlix for its Top of the charts Views & Ratings.
"Heiko" David Bonneville's first narrative short film will be screeened on a public tv channel for the 2nd time at Cinemax Curtas programme, RTP2. In 2010 it had been broadcast by MEO and in 2009 by Rede Globo, Brazil.
"Gypsy" won a Golden Palm Award for Best Narrative Short at the Mexico International Film Festival
"Gypsy" is a double-winner at the March competiton of the Shortcutz Xpress Faro - it garnered both the Jury and Audience category awards alike.
"Gypsy" was rated TOP 7 SHORTS of 2014 by the Shorts On Tap Film Festival.
"Gypsy" wins Best Supporting Actor Award for Jaime Freitas' performance at Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português in Coimbra.
The short films of David Bonneville can be seen in his second retrospective to date:
22/11 at A Portuguese Love Affair in Columbia Road, East London,.
"Gypsy" wins a Golden Cat for Best International Fiction Award at the Izmir Film Festival - the oldest short film festival in Turkey.
"Gypsy" wins the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the QueerLisboa18 International Film Festival, Portugal
"Gypsy" wins Award for Best Fiction Film at Farcume - Faro International Short Film Festival, Algarve
German premiere for "Gypsy" at the MUNICH International Short Film Festival
After last year's Hamptons nomination "Gypsy" gets a 2nd New York screening - premiering simultaneously in Lisbon, Cascais and Manhattan - at the Tribeca Cinemas in the context of the New York Portuguese Film Festival
"Gypsy" has its Brazilian premiere in Aprill competing at CINERAMA_BC International Film Festival, in Santa Catarina
"Gypsy" in TAMPERE, Finland - selected for competition at one of Europe's best short film festivals.
"Gypsy" Grand Jury Award nominee at the SXSW South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin\Texas, USA.
"Cigano" nominated at the GUADALAJARA FILM FESTIVAL in Mexico.
Premiering in what is considered the most prestigious film festival in Latin America and among the most important Spanish language film festival and film market in the world:
"Cigano" was listed as one of the 10 BEST SHORTS of 2013. Selection made by journalist, critic, programmer and juror Nuno Galopim (Diário de Notícias|Radar|Sound+Vision)
"Gypsy" has its US premiere at the HAMPTONS Film Festival. "Gypsy" is one of the 5 shorts nominated for the Golden Starfish Award. It will be competing with the winners of this year's Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear, Venice Film Festival Orizzonti Award and Cannes Film Festival Jury Special Mention.
"Gypsy" has its international premiere at the LOCARNO Film Festival, Switzerland:
Program: "High Tension"
Venue: RIALTO 3
Monday 12th August - 9:30 pm
"Gypsy" had been distinguished with the Coup de Coeur at the Festival de CANNES Court-Métrage
Bonneville has devised and taught a workshop for actors at The Actors Centre, London
The short "L'Arc-en-Ciel" is broadcasted on Porto TV Channel on the 24th and 26th March:
David Bonneville's all time TOP Film choices have been published on:
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" is the invited short film at Shortcutz Film Festival, Portugal
"Heiko" is one of the selected shorts for the Cine East programme organised by the 12th East London Film Festival.
"Heiko" strikes on the big screen again at the Fringe! Film Festival in London - Hackney Picturehouse, April 15th. Free entry!
"Heiko" is still running and has been nominated for the 15th ZOOM ZBLIŻENIA International Film Festival, Poland
Bonneville's short film "GYPSY" has been selected to the LONDON Short Film Festival's FilmSurgery programme, dedicated to shorts in post-production.
Member of the Jury at the 7th International Author's Film Festival Quest Europe, Poland
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" selected for distribution and theatrical release by ArtCinema, Saint Petersburg / Russia
David Bonneville has been working in an audiovisual project as assistant director and digital production assistant at the BBC, London.
"Heiko" was selected for the competitive section at the Amadis Festival du Film, Montpellier / France
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" in Official selection at the Azores Film Festival- Faial Filmes Fest.
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" wins Honourable Mention at the 38th Festival der Nationen, Ebensee / Áustria
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" is nominated at the Portobello Film festival, London (September 2010)
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" in competition in Hong Kong at the 6th Indpanda International Film Festival
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" at La Paz International Film Festival, Bolivian Cinematheque
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" and "Heiko" at BUSHO Budapest International Film Festival (September 2010)
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" and "Éden" compete at Porto7 - Oporto International Film Festival (16 - 20 June)
"ÉDEN" (starring Joana de Verona and Óscar Silva) nominated @ FUSO Anual de Video Arte Internacional de Lisboa 2010
David Bonneville's interview about his short-film "Heiko" after it's release on DVD is already on-line
in the UK
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" was selected for competition at the Milan I've Seen Films International Film Festival
"Heiko" is part of the East End Film Festival and is screened at 6.30pm on the 23rd April at the Rich Mix Cinema in Bethnal Green.
Q&A and photo call after the screening.
Tickets are available on-line.
"Heiko" is to be released on DVD in the UK by Peccadillo Pictures on the 26th April
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" was selected for the 30th Fantasporto: Oporto International Film Festival
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" was selected for the competitive section of Bilbao Zinegoak International Film Festival, Spain
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" was selected by the Superior Institute of Management and Technology / Mirandela Town Council for its MOSTRA 09
"Eden" wins Renderyard Film Festival's One Minute Challenge (Oct)
Sofia Ferrão wins Best Actress Award for her role in "L'Arc-en-Ciel" at the Mostralíngua 2009 - Portuguese Language International Film Festival
"L'Arc-en-Ciel" is in competition at the 3rd MOSTRALÍNGUA Portuguese Language International Film Festival, Coimbra
"Heiko" wins Best Short Film Award at the 24th MixCopenhagen International Film Festival, Denmark