Father & Daughter Wins Clermont-Ferrand Fest
The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival has announced its winners. Michael Dudok De Wit's FATHER & DAUGHTER took home the award for best international animated film. Receiving the prize for best French animated short was Florence Miailhe's AU PREMIER DIMANCHE D' AOÛT. AtomFilms sponsored both of the animated short categories. The jury was comprised of Wasis Diop, Qu-Dok Hwang, Cédric Kahn and world-renowned director of AT THE ENDS OF THE WORLD Konstantin Bronzit. Over 136 films were in official competition from over 50 countries. The event was held from Friday, January 26 to Saturday, February 3, 2001 in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The 2001 addition featured programs on South Korea, S & M and Fetish Films, Hitchcock, Spain, African Perspectives and a Children's Programme. Running along side the festival was the 16th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market.