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Annecy Selects Films

The Annecy International Festival of Animation (June 6-10, 2005) has announced its list of productions in competition.

The five feature films selected are Konstantin Bronzits ALOSHA POPOVICH I TUGARIN ZMEY (Russian Federation), Uzi Geffenblads BLAND TISLAR (Sweden), Priit Tenders FRANK AND WENDY (Estonia), Aron Gauders NYÓCKER! (Hungary) and Stefan Fjeldmarks TERKEL I KNIBE (TERKEL IN TROUBLE) (Denmark).

The 42 shorts chosen for competition are:* A BUCK'S WORTH by Tatia Rosenthal (U.S.)* ABRAÇO DO VENTO by José Miguel Ribeiro (Portugal)* AGRICULTURAL REPORT by Melina Sydney Padua (Ireland)* CADA DÍA PASO POR AQUÍ by Raul Arroyo (Spain) * CHAHUT by Gilles Cuvelier (France)* CITY PARADISE by Gaëlle Denis (U.K.)* DER PARK by Nicolas Mahler (Austria) * DIES IRAE by Jean-Gabriel Périot (France)* ELECTRONIC PERFORMERS by Arnaud Ganzerli (France)* EN NATTSAGA by Maja Lindström (Sweden) * FALLEN by Peter Kaboth (Germany) * FALLEN ART by Tomek Baginski (Poland) * FLIEGENPFLICHT FÜR QUADRAT KÖPFE by Stephan-Flint Müller (Germany) * GODMOTHER'S PRESENT by Ekaterina Mikhaylova (Russian Federation) * GOPHER BROKE by Jeff Fowler (U.S.)* IMAGO by Cédric Babouche (France) * IN THE FOREST by Wooksang Chang (Republic Of Korea)* IN THE ROUGH by Paul Taylor (U.S.)* JONA/TOMBERRY by Rosto (Netherlands) * KUTOJA by Laura Neuvonen (Finland) * L'ÉLÉPHANT ET LES QUATRE AVEUGLES by Vladimir Petkevitch (France) * LA PAROLE DE VIE by Pierre La Police (France) * LE COULOIR by Alain Gagnol (France) * LEARN SELF DEFENSE by Chris Harding (U.S.)* LOUISE by Anita Lebeau (Canada) * MAESTRO by Géza Toth (Hungary)* MIELÕTT by Gabor Ulrich (Hungary) * MILCH by Igor Kovalyov (U.S.)* MORIR DE AMOR by Gil Alkabetz (Germany) * NOTICE by Roelof Van Den Bergh (Netherlands) * PIÑATA by Mike Hollands (Australia) * PULENG by Ali Taylor (U.K.)* SAFETY PROCEDURES by Richard Fenwick (U.K.)* SNIP by Steven Woloshen (Canada)* SUCRÉ by Gaël Brisou (France)* THE MOON AND THE SON: AN IMAGINED CONVERSATION by John Canemaker (U.S.)* THE MYSTERIOUS GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORATIONS OF JASPER MORELLO by Anthony Lucas (Australia) * THE OLD CROCODILE by Koji Yamamura (Japan) * UN JOUR ORDINAIRE PAS COMME LES AUTRES by Frédérick Tremblay (Canada) * UNE HISTOIRE VERTÉBRALE by Jérémy Clapin (France) * VENT by Erik Van Schaaik (Netherlands) * WHILE DARWIN SLEEPS... by Paul Bush (U.K.)

The 17 TV series chosen for competition are:* CHALK ZONE "That Thing You Drew" (U.S.)* CO2 "Souvenirs d'enfance" (France)* CORRIDA KETCHUP "Boing! Boing!" (France)* CSIGAEMBER (Hungary)* DREW CAREY'S GREEN SCREEN SHOW "Episode 104" (U.S.)* FUNKY COPS "Ali Baba & 40 Showgirls" (France)* GREEKS Episode 1 (U.K.)* HASENHUMBUG "Die Pinguine Spielen Ping-Pong" (Germany)* JUNGLE BEAT "Moondance" (Zimbabwe) * KÖNIG MIDAS (Germany)* LES GNOUFS "Les yeux grand fermés" (France) * MINUSCULE (France) * MONK, THE LITTLE DOG "Apple" (Republic Of Korea)* PEPPA PIG "Mummy Pig at Work" (U.K.)* REPOSE EN PAIX "Gare au gorille" (France)* SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS "Fear of a Krabby Patty" (U.S.)* SUPPOSTAR CONTRE MÉCHANTOR (Belgium)* THE SECRET SHOW "Lucky Leo" (U.K.)* TRIPOTIN "La course à la banane" (France)

The seven TV specials chosen for competition are:* A VERY BARRY CHRISTMAS (Canada)* ANGRY KID "Who Do You Think You Are?" (U.K.)* CHEVAL SOLEIL (France) * L'OISEAU DO (France)* LE CHAT BAYOUN (France)* PONPON, LE CHIEN (France)* TORVALD UND DER TANNENBAUM (Germany)

To see the seven educational, scientific or industrial films, 24 advertising films, 10 music video, 59 school or graduation films and 34 shorts films in panorama, visit

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