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Chicago International Children's Film Fest Announces Winners

The 2000 Awards Ceremony and Closing Night Party of the 17th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival was held Sunday, October 22, 2000 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Mayer Education Center. The event was hosted by director/actor Harold Ramis (BEDAZZLED, GROUNDHOG DAY, GHOSTBUSTERS). The Chicago International Children's Film Festival is the largest competitive festival of films for children in North America. This year's Festival screened 210 films from over 40 countries, including 36 world premieres. Below is a list of the animation winners.

Children's Jury Prize - Feature Film or Video - Animation

1st Prize: HELP! I'M A FISH by Stefan Fjeldmark and Michael Hegner (Denmark)

Children's Jury Prize - Short Film or Video - Animation

1st Prize: HUMBERT by David Williams (Australia) 2nd Prize: MY GRANDMOTHER IRONED THE KING'S SHIRTS by Torill Kove (Canada/Norway) Certificate of Merit: HARD BOILED EGG by Alena Vankova (Czech Republic)

Children's Jury Prize - Television Program - Animation

1st Prize: AUNT TIGER by Michael Mort (Wales/Taiwan)

Adult Jury Prize - Feature Film or Video - Animation

1st Prize: CIRCLEEN: CITY MICE by Jannik Hastrup (Denmark)

Adult Jury Prize - Short Film or Video - Animated

1st Prize: ONE DAY A MAN BOUGHT A HOUSE by Pjotr Sapegin (Norway) 2nd Prize: SNAILS by Pjotr Sapegin (Norway) Certificate of Merit: ANOTHER DAY by Pal Toth (Hungary) Certificate of Merit: SHANGOUL & MANGOUL by Farkhondeh Torabi and Morteza Ahadi (Iran)

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