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Melbourne International Animation Festival Announces Winners

The second Melbourne International Animation Festival in Melbourne, Australia concluded on Sunday, June 30, 2002 with a best of the festival screening and awards presentation. Featuring over 150 films from more than 30 countries, the festival is currently touring other major Australian cities. Among the winners of this year's awards were DOG by Suzie Templeton, which tied with Phil Mulloy's THE INVASION for Best Overall Film. The Best Australian Film prize of AUS$2,000 (donated by SBS Television) was shared by Dan Hartney's BUCKETHEAD and LOOKING FOR HORSES by Anthony Lawrence. Other winners included TOUT VA TRES BIEN by Soo-Mi Sung for Best Computer Animation, Gorillaz "Clint Eastwood" by Darren Robie for Best Music Video and Bill Plympton took home the Return To Form prize for his latest short PARKING. Below, please find the full list of winners.

BEST OVERALL FILM OF THE FESTIVAL (tie)

DOG by Suzie Templeton (UK)

THE INVASION by Phil Mulloy (UK)

BEST AUSTRALIAN FILM -- A prize of $2,000 donated by SBS Television (tie)

BUCKETHEAD by Dan Hartney

LOOKING FOR HORSES by Anthony Lawrence

BEST COMPUTER ANIMATION

TOUT VA TRES BIEN by Soo-Mi Sung (France)

BEST KIDS FILM -- Program 1

CAPELITO / DADDY by Rodolfo Pastor (Spain)

BEST KIDS FILM -- Program 2 (tie)

SPUD AND THE VEGETABLE GARDEN by B.Chieux/D.Louche-Pelissier (France) PREMAMMALS by Michal Zabka (Czech Republic)

BEST FILMS IN THEIR SESSIONS

Program 1 (tie):

HEDGE OF THORNS by Anita Killi (Norway)

THE DARK by Gareth Love (UK)

Program 2: BUCKETHEAD by Dan Hartney (Australia)

Program 3: PETITE ESCAPADE by Pierre-Luc Granjon (France)

Program 4 (tie):

DOG by Suzie Templeton (UK)

THE INVASION by Phil Mulloy (UK)

Program 5: SHH by Adam Robb (Australia)

Program 6: ONE NIGHT AND ONE TOWN by Jan Balej (Czech Republic)

SPECIAL COMMENDATIONS

Outstanding Screen Presence -- FRANCOISE THE VALIANT by Carles Porta Garcia (France)

Most Inventive Approach To Story -- SIX OF ONE by Tim Webb (UK)

Best Music Video -- Gorillaz "Clint Eastwood" by Darren Robie (UK)

Technical Achievement For Craft And Sound -- BLACK SOUL by Martine Chartrand (Canada)

The Return To Form Prize -- PARKING by Bill Plympton (USA)

Best Toilet Humour -- ANGRY KID series by Darren Walsh (UK)

HIGHLY COMMENDED

NOVELTY by Leigh Hodgkinson (UK)

THE PIPSQUEAK PRINCE by Zoia Trofimova (France)

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