Three animated shorts were among the winners at MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2003. The record number festival attendees reported opportunities were offered to them during the four-day festival (May 15-18, 2003 in Boulder, Colorado) to sell their screenplays, films, stageplays, short stories, film scores, libretti and TV pilots, while forging new alliances within the U.S. and the international film and entertainment industry. The event featured workshops and panels, networking parties, an awards ceremony and reception plus the annual Moondance labyrinth. Speakers and participants came from the U.S., Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Brazil, New Zealand, Slovakia, UK, Austria, Belgium, Lithuania, Finland, Mexico and other countries. The animation winners were:
Spirit of Moondance AwardMoon Seun & Kevin GeigerHENRYS GARDEN
Seahorse AwardDavid Cragnale & Wayne LytleANIMUSIC PIPE DREAM
Columbine AwardMarcelo Ricardo OrtizGUERNICA
The entry period for the 2004 competition will open August 1, 2003. The final deadline for entries is April 1, 2004. For a complete list of winners and more info on the next contest go to www.moondancefilmfestival.com.