Five Animated Projects Up for French Cesar Awards

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In what signals the health of the animation industry in France, five animated projects (two shorts and three features) have been nominated for the Cesars, that country’s equivalent of the Oscars. The nominees are:

Le Chat Du Rabbin (The Rabbi's Cat)

Le Chat Du Rabbin (The Rabbi's Cat)

Le Chat Du Rabbin (The Rabbi’s Cat) Directors: Joann Sfar, Antoine Delesvaux
Le Cirque (The Circus)

Le Cirque (The Circus)

Le Cirque (The Circus) Director: Nicolas Brault
La Queue De La Souris

La Queue De La Souris

La Queue De La Souris (A Mouse’s Tale) Director: Benjamin Renner
Le Tableau (The Painting)

Le Tableau (The Painting)

Le Tableau (The Painting) Director: Jean-François Laguionie
Un Monstre A Paris (A Monster in Paris)

Un Monstre A Paris (A Monster in Paris)

Un Monstre A Paris (A Monster in Paris) Director: Bibo Bergeron

You can certainly get a feeling for the country’s thriving animation scene by checking out the trailers here.