Annecy Festival Announces 2019’s Special Prize Winners

On Friday, 14 special prizes were awarded at the Annecy Animation Film Festival. Here is a list of today’s winners: (The festival’s main prizes, the Cristals, will be awarded at a special ceremony on Saturday.)

  • Festival Connexion Award: Girl in the Hallway by Valerie Barnhart (Canada)
  • Junior Jury Award for a Short Film: Memorable by Bruno Collet (France, Vivement Lundi)
  • Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film: Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva (Czech Republic, Famu, Maur Film Co.)
  • Canal+ Young Audience Award: Big Wolf & Little Wolf by Remi Durin (Beligum/France, Les Film du Nord)
  • Young Audience Award: Le Cerf-Volant by Martin Samatan (Czech Republic, BFilm)
  • Fiprisci Award: Tetard by Jean-Claude Rozez (France, A Perte de Vue)
  • Best Original Music for a Feature Film: Bunuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles by Arturo Cardelus (Spain, Netherlands, Sygnatia Films/Submarine)
  • Best Original Music for a Short Film: Tio Tomas by Normand Roger (Canada/Portugal/France, ONF, Les Armateurs, Ciclope Filmes)
  • Gan Foundation Award for Distribution: Josep by Auril (France, Belgium, Spain, Les Films D’Ici Mediterannea, Les Films du Poisson Rouge, Lunanime, BVBA, Ejt-labo Lab D’Ecriture et D’Images, B-Water Animation Studios)
  • Vimeo Staff Pick Award: A Year Among the Geostationary Orbit by Felix Dierich (Germany)
  • Andre-Martin Award for a French Feature: Le Proces Contre Mandela et Les Autres by Nicolas Champeaux, Gilles Porte, Oerd Van Cuijlenborg (France/Rouge Intl.)
  • Andre-Martin Award for a French Short: Mon Juke-Box by Florentine Grelier (France, Novanima, Girelle Production)
  • Andre-Martin Distinction for a French Short: Flow by Adriaan Lokman (Netherlands, France, Valk Productions, Dark Prince)
  • City of Annecy Award: Son of the Sea by Abbas Jalali Yekta (Iran)
Son of the Sea

Son of the Sea

Tetard

Tetard