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LEAF Award Winners Announced

The LEAF Awards were presented on October 9th during the Digital Media World Conference, October 9-11, 2002. The LEAF Awards showcases and promotes the best new work, skills and services of companies and individuals involved in creative development of visual effects and animation. The nominees were comprised of some of the top visual effects and animation houses today, such as Sony Pictures Imageworks, ILM, The Mill, Passion Pictures, Framestore CFC and many others. Sony Pictures Imageworks took best short film for The ChubbChubbs, the companys first CGI short. Framestore was honored with multiple awards, including best commercial in both the animation and the live-action effects categories for "Mosquito" and "Champagne," respectively. Below please find a full list of winners and nominees:

Commercials Animation

Joint winners

"Kebab" - Glassworks Post Production

"Mosquito" Framestore CFC

Nomination

"Billiards" - Aardman Animation

Commercials Live-Action Effects

Winner

"Champagne" Framestore CFC

Nominations

"Mosquito" Framestore CFC

"Audi" - Smoke and Mirrors

"Lava" - The Mill

Feature Films

Winner

STAR WARS: EPISODE II "ATTACK OF THE CLONES - Industrial Light & Magic"

Nominations

SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON - PDI/DreamWorks

SPIDER-MAN -Sony Pictures Imageworks

BLACK HAWK DOWN - Mill Film

Pop Promos

Winner

Unkle "Eye for an Eye" Shynola

Nominations

Gorrillaz "Rock da House" - Passion Pictures

Gorrillaz "At the Brit Awards" - Passion Pictures

DB Boulevard "Point of View" - The Box

Lambchop "Is a Woman" - Shynola

Short Films

Winner

THE CHUBBCHUBBS - Sony Pictures Imageworks

Nominations

SHOW AND TELL - Kapow Pictures

THE SNOWMAN - Duck Soup Studios

RED LIGHT CHRISTMAS Sparx*

SPROUT - PDI/DreamWorks

Titles, Idents and Stings

Winner

"Toy Story Auditions" - Axis Animation

Nominations

"E4 Idents" - The Moving Picture Company

"Toyota" - The Mill

"BBC 2" - SVC

Simulation and Visualization

Winner

"Gravity 3D" - Glassworks Post Production

Nomination

"Orange F1 Simulator" - Glassworks Post Production

TV Series

Winner

DINOTOPIA Framestore CFC

Nominations

WALKING WITH BEASTS Framestore CFC

THE FUTURE IS WILD - 422 South

THE LOST WORLD Framestore CFC

HOW TO BUILD A HUMAN - BBC

Student Work

Joint winners

TIM TOM Supinfocom

MARVEL - FilmAkademie Baden Wurtemberg

Nominations

LITTLE RED PLANE - Shaded Box Animation

GRAVITIES - Supinfocom

BUNNIES - FilmAkademie Baden Wurtemberg

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