Magazine, Issue 3.4, July 1998
Annecy `98 Award Winners
The 1998 Annecy
International Animated Film Festival took place Tuesday, May 26 through
Sunday, May 31 in Annecy, France. The festival award winners are listed
below, and the event is also
reviewed in this issue.
Jury: Jean Rozat, Luminia Cazacu, Priit Pärn and Lejf Marcussen.
Raoul Servais of Belgium took home both the coveted "Annecy 98"
Grand Prize for Best Short Film and the FIPRESCI International Film Critic's
Prize, for his new film Nocturnal Butterflies. Additional winners
are as follows:
| Raoul Servais' grand prize winner,
Special Jury Prize: The Man With Pendulous Arms by Laurent Gorgiard
Best First Film: Sientje by Christa Moesker (Netherlands).
Special Mention: Back to Europe by
Riho Unt (Estonia).
Special Mention for Sound: Heavy Stock: The Sound of the Railway by
Michael Salkeld (U.K.).
Grand Prize, Feature Film: I Married a Strange Person by Bill Plympton
Public Prize: Geri's Game by Jan Pinkava (U.S.A.).
Children's Jury Prize: Stage Fright by Steve Box (U.K.).
| Best First Film: Sientje by
Christa Moesker (Netherlands). © NIAf.|
Jury: Steve Walsh, Marie-Line Petrequin and Francis Nielsen.
TV Film, Grand Prize: Die Hard by Konstantin Bronzit (Russia).
TV Series, Special Prize (up to 12 minutes): Kipper directed by
Mike Stuart of HIT Entertainment (U.K.) and Space Goofs directed
by Thomas Szabo of Gaumont Multimedia (France).
TV Series, Special Prize (13-26 minutes): The Angry Beavers, "Part
A: Bummer of Love, Part B: Food of the Clods" directed by Mitchell
Schauer of Nickelodeon (U.S.A.).
TV Special, Special Prize: Charlie's Christmas by Jacques-Rémy
Girerd of Folimage (France).
Commissioned Film, Educational, Scientific or Industrial: The Horror
From Hell by Greg Lawson (Netherlands).
Commissioned Film, Advertising Film: I Would Like to be as Silly as
You by Jürgen Haas (Germany).
Commissioned Film, Best Animated Sequence: Flying Daddy by Keita
| Commissioned Film, Best Animated
Sequence: Flying Daddy by Keita Kurosaka (Japan).|
Jury: Alain Séraphine, Samir Farid and Juan Manuel Antin.
Graduation Film, Best Film: Frontiére by Christian Fischer
and Maud Gravereaux (Germany).
Graduation Film, Special Mention: Le Bzz Bang by Peter Jenning (France).
Prize for Best School Selection: Sup Info Com, France.
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