‘Weekends,’ ‘Mum’s the Word’ Win Big at Spain’s 3D Wire Festival

The popular 3D Wire animation festival in Segovia, Spain, unveiled the winners of its 10th Annual edition, which was held this past week. Trevor Jimenez’s poignant Weekends and Khris Cembe’s enigmatic Mum’s the Word were the big winners in the Best Animated Short (Intl.) and Best Animated Short (National) categories.

Other winners included:

  • Frederick Tremblay’s Dolls Don’t Cry (Special Mention, Intl.)
  • Maria Manero Muro’s Patchworks (Special Mention, National)
  • Ammeux, V. Baillon, B. Chaumény, A. Dumez, L. Finucci, M. Roger’s Voyageurs (France) (Best Animated Short, International, Audience Prize)
  • Khris Cembe’s Mum’s the Word (Best Animated Short, National, Audience Prize)
  • Laura Edit Lara Cordova and Héctor Peinado Díaz’s FHS (Best Spanish Language Web Series)
  • Christian Boving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg’s The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe (Best Non-Spanish Language Web Series)
  • Verónica Cortés, Carolina Mas Garrote Vengative (Atomo Grand Prize)
  • Victor Lopez’s The Call of Mystery (Best Project from a Young Creator)
  • Herobeat Studios’ Endling (Best Video Game)
  • Roc Espinet’s Colossal Jane (Moviestar+ Best Animated Short Project)
  • Sons of a Bit Ent.’s Islabomba (RTVE Award for Most Innovative Videogame)
  • World Domination Project Studio’s Anyone’s Diary (RTVE Award for Most Innovative VR)

The 10th edition of the 3DWire festival also featured multi-platform works in progress, one-on-one international meetings, and the debut of Spain’s first organization for women in animation. The honorees received their awards at a special ceremony at the Museo Zuloaga on Saturday night. The acclaimed new feature Another Day of Life opened this year’s events. Directed by Raul del la Fuente and Damian Nenow, the animated documentary centers on the three-month-long journey that renowned Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski took across war-ravaged Angola in the 1970s.

For more info, visit 3dwire.es

Mum's the Word
Mum’s the Word
Another Day of Life
Another Day of Life


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