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‘Wrinkles,’ ‘The Last Bus’ Win Stuttgart Prizes

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‘Wrinkles,’ ‘The Last Bus’ Win Stuttgart Prizes

Over the weekend, Stuttgart’s International Festival of Animated Film announced the winners of its 19th Trickfilm competition (May 8-3). Martin Snopek and Ivana Laucikova’s The Last Airbus (Slovakia), Alke Arndt’s Atlas (Germany) and Ignacio Ferreras’ Wrinkles (Spain) were among the big winners at this well-attended event.

Here is the complete list of winners:

International Competition
Grand Prix
[15.000 Euros]
Posledny Autobis (The Last Bus)

Director: Martin Snopek, Ivana Luaickova [Slovakia]

Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film
Award for the best graduation film. [10.000 Euros]

Director: Benjami Swiczinsky (Germany)

SWR Audience Award
 [6.000 Euros]

Director: Aike Arndt (Germany)

Meckatzer Lena-Weiss-Award [5.000 Euros]
Body Memory

Director: Ulo Pikkov (Estonia)

Young Animation
Award for Best Student Film [
2.500 Euros]
The Making of Longbird

Director: Will Anderson (U.K.)

Award for Best Animated Feature Film
 [2.500 Euros]
Arrugas (Wrinkles)

Director: Ignacio Ferreras (Spain)

Tricks for Kids
Award for Best Children’s Animated Film [4.000 Euros]

Directors: Kyra Buschor, Cynthia Collins (Germany)

Award for Best Animated Series for Children
Mia and Me: Talking to Unicorns

Director: Gerhard Hahn (Germany)

Cartoons for Teens [2.500 Euros]
Botanical Nightmare

Director: Thomas Lucas (U.K.)

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) was founded in 1982 and is considered one of the world’s top animation festivals. More than 70,000 Euros in prize money is awarded in nine different competition categories. The ITFS works in close co-operation with the FMX 2012, Europe’s largest professional conference for animation, effects, games and digital media (17th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia, May 8 – 11, 2012

For a complete list of winners, visit

Arrugas (Wrinkles) / Posledny Autobis (The Last Bus)

Arrugas (Wrinkles) / Posledny Autobis (The Last Bus)


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