Annecy Intl. Animation Fest Announces Shorts Winners

In case you missed it, one of the largest annual gatherings of animation industry folks took place in France over the weekend. The 2017 Annecy International Animation Film Festival and the adjoining market saw over 13,000 industry people mix in a ‘Cannes-like’ setting to experience the latest animation talent. In addition to the feature-length awards, the short prizes are a major recognition for any animator – emerging or established.

The 2017 Shorts prizes are all follows;

CRISTAL FOR A SHORT FILM

“The Burden,” (Niki Lindroth Von Bahr, Sweden)

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AUDIENCE AWARD

“Grandpa Walrus,” (Lucrèce Andreae, France)

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JURY DISTINCTION

“The Ogre,” (Laurène Braibant, France)

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JEAN-LUC XIBERRAS AWARD FOR A FIRST FILM

“The Blissful Accidental Death,” (Sergiu Negulici, Romania)

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JURY AWARD

“Wicked Girl,” (Ayce Kartal, Turkey)

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