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BAF Award Winners

The 8th Annual Bradford Animation Festival (BAF), held at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford, Yorkshire, November 16-18, 2001 attracted over 200 animation professionals and students from all over the U.K., and received more than 300 entries for the BAF Awards. In addition to traditional and computer animation demonstrations, there were seminars and screenings, capped off by the awards presentation, which saw Michael Dudok de Wit take home yet another award for his Oscar winning short father and daughter. The rock group cum animated wonder Gorillaz won for Best Promo/Commercial. A full list of winners follows:

Non-professional (under 16)Molerender (dir. children of Mid-Craigie Primary School, UK)

Non-professional (adult)Fright Ride (dir. Jan Wondenberg, Netherlands)

ExperimentalKann Ich was Abhaben? (dir. Klaus Reinelt/Johannes Kassenberg, Germany)

Films for ChildrenHubert's Brain (dir. Phil Robinson, USA)

DigitalMantis (dir. Grzegorz Jonkajtys, Poland)

ProfessionalFather and Daughter (dir. Michael Dudok de Wit, Netherlands)

Promotional/CommercialGorillaz "19-2000" (dir. Pete Candeland/Jamie Hewlett, UK)

TV Series for ChildrenBill and Ben: "The Great Worm Hunt" (dir. Tim Collings)