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Animafest Zagreb Awards Prizes

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Animafest Zagreb Awards Prizes

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb ended Saturday with an awards ceremony at Cinema Europa.

The full list of winners follows:

Short Films

  • Grand Prix: Nighthawk by Špela Čadež, produced by Finta Film, Radio-Television of Slovenia and Bonobostudio.
  • The Golden Zagreb Award: Jonathan Vinel, for his film Martin Cries (France, AKA Productions).
  • Zlatko Grgić Award: Amalimbo (Fasad, Fork Film Animation Studio, Film Väst) by Juan Pablo Libossart.
  • Special Mentions: Sore Eyes For Infinity, by Elli Vuorinen; Orogenesis by Boris Labbé; Change by Jonathan Ostrem; Ugly by Nikita Diakur; Hedgehog’s Home by Eva Cvijanović.

Feature Films

  • Grand Prix: The Red Turtle (France, Belgium Japan), by Michaël Dudok de Wit.
  • Special Mentions: Louise by the Shore (France, Canada) by Jean-François Laguionie; and The Girl Without Hands (France) by Sébastien Laudenbach.

Student Films

  • Dušan Vukotić Award: Pussy by Renata Gąsiorowska, National Film School in Lodz, Poland.
  • Special Mentions: Summer’s Puke is Winter’s Delight (Japan, Tama Art University) by Sawako Kabuki; My Father’s Room (South Korea, K’ARTS) by Nari Jang

Croatian Films

  • Best Film: Manivald by Chintis Lundgren, made by Estonian-Croatian-Canadian co-production (Chintis Lundgreni Animatsioonistuudio / Adriatic Animation / NFB)
  • Special Mention: The Lasat Quest, by Božidar Trkulja, produced by Zagreb Film
  • Special Mention for Best Minority Stake Croatian Film: Airport (Switzerland / Croatia, Schick Productions, Kinorama) by Michaela Müller.

Online Animation

  • Best site-specific animation: The Drive to Work (Australia), by Paul Fletcher.
  • Special Mention: The Climate (Croatia) by the art collective M_1300 consisting of Marita Stanić and Maja Blažek.

Films for Children

  • Best Film: Leave a print (United Kingdom), by Christine Susanne Nerland.
  • Special Mention: Odd is an Egg (Norway), by Kristin Ulseth

Mr. M Audience Awards

  • Short film: Hedgehog’s Home, by Eva Cvijanović
  • Feature: My Life as a Zucchini, by Claude Barras

The 28th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb is scheduled for June 4-9, 2018.






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