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‘Missing Pig’ Takes TAIS Grand Prize

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‘Missing Pig’ Takes TAIS Grand Prize

The Toronto Animated Image Society announced the Jury Award recipients for its 12th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase this weekend. Screened for an adults-only audience at Toronto’s Royal Cinema, the program featured 18 short films showcasing diverse artistic styles and themes, hailing frmo six different countries: Canada, USA, Costa Rica, UK, China and Taiwan. The event also featuring an AniJam themed on “Fan Fiction,” with 12 micro-shorts presenting creative mashups of familiar characters.

This year’s Showcase jury was comprised of animation artists Amy Lockhart, Paloma Dawkins and Rory Waudby-Tolley. There were also two awards determined by the audience.

The 2018 TAIS Showcase winners are:

JURY AWARDS
Grand Prize – Best Short: The Missing Pig by Cecilia Corzo (UK, 2018)
Honorable Mention – Best Short: Octane by Jeron Braxton (US, 2018)
AniJam: Trippy Childhood by Alvaro Giraldo (Peru, 2018)
Honorable Mention – AniJam: Alrighty then: searching for Animal by Vivian Saad (Brazil, 2018)

AUDIENCE AWARDS
Best Short: The Curious Tale of Aunt Binks by Gentle Giants (Canada, 2018)
Honorable Mention – Best Short: Haley and Joanna by Laura Hodkin (UK, 2018)
AniJam: Trippy Childhood by Alvaro Giraldo (Peru, 2018)
Honorable Mention – AniJam (1): Fan_tasy by Katherine Wehrie (Canada, 2018)
Honorable Mention – AniJam (2): Spider-Man Homecoming by Paul Scott (Canada, 2018)

Learn more at http://tais.ca/showcase.

The Curious Tale of Aunt Binks

The Curious Tale of Aunt Binks

12th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase Awards

12th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase Awards

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