Thomas Szabo and Hélène Giraud won the director of the year honor for their film Minuscule at the 2014 Cartoon Movie Tributes.
Announced Friday in Lyon, France, the winners were presented with a Cartoon Movie Tributes trophy to symbolize the professional recognition from their peers.
France’s Le Pacte won Distributor of the Year, while Belgium’s Walking the Dog won Producer of the Year.
Taking home the Rhone-Alpes Personality of the Year honor was Jacques-Rémy Girerd of Folimage.
The full list of nominees and winners follows:
DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
- WINNER — Thomas Szabo & Hélène Giraud for Minuscule (France)
- Mathias Malzieu & Stéphane Berla for Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (France)
- Alessandro Rak for The Art of Happiness (Italy)
- Esben Toft Jacobsen for Beyond Beyond (Sweden / Denmark).
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR
- WINNER — Le Pacte (France)
- Paul Thiltges Distributions (PTD) (Luxembourg)
- Sola Media (Germany).
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
- WINNER — Walking The Dog (Belgium)
- Label Anim (France)
- Mélusine Productions (Luxembourg).
RHÔNE-ALPES PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
- Jacques-Rémy Girerd (Folimage)