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Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Annecy International Animated Film Festival: The Winners










The "Cannes of Animation", or more precisely the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, delivered its verdicts this week. From its 1882 entries the jury whittled them down to a list of winners below. To remind you, the competition is open to four film categories, each using different animation techniques: feature films, short films, commissioned and TV films and graduation films. Paid work prohibits me from attending though I stayed there two years ago - a lovely historic town and glorious countryside and lake.
Short films
La maison en petits cubes
The Annecy Cristal
Japan
Berni's Doll
Special distinction
France
Morana
Special distinction
Croatia
La maison en petits cubes
Junior Jury Award for a short film
Japan
Skhizein
Audience award
France
Ona koja mjeri
FIPRESCI award
Croatia
Portraits ratés à Sainte-Hélène
Jean-Luc Xiberras award for a first film
France
KJFG No 5
Sacem Award
Hungary
La dama en el umbral
Jury's special award
Spain
Feature films
Sita Sings the Blues
The Cristal for best feature
United States
Idiots & Angels
Special distinction
United States
Die Drei Räuber
Audience award
Germany
TV series
Moot Moot "L'enfer de la mode"
The Cristal for best TV production
France
Talented Mouse "Catnip", "Pest Controller", "Oasis"
Special award for a TV series
Great Britain
TV specials
Engel zu Fuss
TV special award
Germany
Advertising films
Bibigon "Factually Fun Idents X 9"
Educationnal, scientific or industrial film award
Great Britain
Sony Bravia "Play-Doh"
Advertising or promotional film award
Great Britain
Music video
Annuals "Dry Clothes"
Award for best music video
Great Britain
Graduation films
Le voyageur
Special distinction
Belgium
Oktapodi
CANAL+FAMILY Award for a graduation film
France
Margot
Junior Jury Award for a graduation film
Belgium
Camera obscura
Award for best graduation film
France
My Happy End
Jury's special award
Germany
Hugh
Unicef award
France
I will be featuring the movies as they come on-line. Nice to see good people like Darren Walsh and Steve Smith gaining well deserved recognition. The first of the reviews is below.

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