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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation of 10 prizes. The winners are:

Festivals Connexion Jury Distinction – Region Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

(In partnership with Lumieres Numeriques & Pilon Cinema)

Moms on Fire – Joanna Rytel (AltoFilm; Sweden)


Decorado – Alberto Vazquez (Uniko; Spain/France)

Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film

The Alan Dimension – Jac Clinch (NFTS; U.K.)

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film

Blind Vaysha -Theodore Ushev (NFB; Canada)


How Long, Not Long – Michelle Kranot & Uri Kranot (Dansk Tegnefilm 2 APS, The Animation Workshop; Denmark)

Andre-Martin Award for a 2015 French Feature Film

Adama – Simon Rouby (Naia Prod., Pipangai Prod.; France)

Andre-Martin Award for a French Short Film

Peripheria – David Coquard-Dassault (Autour de Minuit, Schmuby Prod.; France)

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution

White Fang – Alexandre Espigares (SuperProd, Once Upon, Big Beach; France/Luxembourg)

Best Original Music Award for a Short Film

(Sponsored by the SACEM)

Beast! – Pieter Coudyzer (S.O.I.L.; Belgium)

CANAL Creative Aid Award for a Short Film

¾ oz – Pierre Grillere & Romain Peyronnet (EMCA; France)

Moms on Fire

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