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Danish Animation Awards Announced

Friday evening, at the incredible Galla Award Ceremony at the 25th Odense International Film Festival in Denmark, the winners of The Danish Animation Society's Animation Award was announced.

Press Release from Danish Animation Awards

Friday evening, at the incredible Galla Award Ceremony at the 25th Odense International Film Festival in Denmark, the winners of The Danish Animation Society's Animation Award was announced. The festival takes place in the birth town of world famous Danish fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.

The winners are:The Danish Animation Award (Best Animated Film In Competition):- ANGRY MAN by Anita Killi (Norway) produced by Troll Film (http://www.nfi.no/english/norwegianfilms/show.html?id=1028)the winner receives a cash prize of EUR 2,000

The Talent Award was nominated to two talents, both winning a first prize:- TOR FRUERGAARD (Denmark) for his film VENUS, produced at The National Film School of Denmark (http://torfruergaard.com/)- HELENA FRANK (Sweden/Denmark) for her film HEAVY HEADS, produced at The National Film School of Denmark (http://helenafrank.com/)both winners receive a cash prize of EUR 1,350

2010 Special Mentions:- WHISTELESS by Siri Melchior (Denmark/United Kingdom), produced by Dansk Tegnefilm. (http://www.dfi.dk/faktaomfilm/danishfilms/dffilm.aspx?id=21773)- THE LITTLE DRAGON by Bruno Collet (France) produced by Vivement Lundi! (http://www.vivement-lundi.com/vivement-lundi/Le-petit-dragon.html)

The 2010 Animation Jury this was:JØRGEN KLUBIEN (US/DK) (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0460146/)

JULIE BRACEGIRDLE (UK) (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2820545/)

DORTE BENGTSON (DK) (http://sylfidden.blogspot.com/)

Read more about The Danish Animation Award here: http://anis.nu/site/Animationsprisen.html

and about the Odense International Film Festival here: http://filmfestival.dk/

and more about Hans Christian Andersen here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Christian_Andersen

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