The Annecy International Animation Festival just concluded its 51st edition this evening, June 11, 2011. Patrick Jean’s Pixels took home the Annecy Cristal as the top short film, while The Rabbit’s Cat, by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux, took the top prize for feature film.
Below is a full list of winners.
The Cristal for best featureTHE RABBI’S CAT by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux (France)AUTOCHENILLE PRODUCTION, FRANCE 3 CINÉMA, TF1 INTERNATIONAL
COLORFUL by Keiichi Hara (Japan)FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK INC.
The members of the jury were: Marc du Pontavice (Producer), Mathias Malzieu (Director), Yoshihiro Shimizu (Producer).
The Annecy CristalPIXELS by Patrick Jean (France)ONE MORE PRODUCTION
Special Jury AwardBIG BANG BIG BOOM by BLU (Italy)
"Jean-Luc Xiberras" Award for a first filmTHE LOST TOWN OF SWITEZ, by Kamil Polak (Poland, France, Canada, Switzerland and Denmark)HUMAN ARK, SE-MA-FOR FILM PRODUCTION, TELEWIZJA POLSKA SA, PWSFTVIT – THE POLISH NATIONAL FILM, TELEVISION AND THEATRE SCHOOL, DENIS FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS, NFB, ARCHANGEL FILM GROUP, PARTYFLEX SYSTEM, ZELIONY POMIDOR
Special DistinctionPATHS OF HATE by Damian Nenow (Poland)PLATIGE IMAGE SP. 20.0
Sacem Award for original musicMASKA by the Quay Brothers, with music by Krzysztof Penderecki (Poland)SE-MA-FOR FILM PRODUCTION, POLISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
Junior Jury Award for a short filmA MORNING STROLL by Grant Orchard (Great Britain)STUDIO AKA
Audience AwardLUMINARIS by Juan Pablo Zaramella (Argentina)JPZTUDIO
The members of the jury were: Aleksandra Korejwo (Director), Regina Pessoa (Director) and PES (Director).
TV and commissioned films
The Cristal for best TV productionTHE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL "THE QUEST" by Mic Graves and Ben Bocquelet (Great Britain and France)DANDELION STUDIOS
Special Award for a TV seriesLITTLE NICK "AT PLAYTIME WE FIGHT" by Arnaud Bouron (France, Luxembourg and India)M6 STUDIO, METHOD ANIMATION
Award for best TV specialPRINCESS’S PAINTING by Johannes Weiland and Klaus Morschheuser (Germany)STUDIO SOI GMBH & CO. KG FILMPRODUKTION
Educational, scientific or industrial film AwardHOW TO FEED THE WORLD? by Denis Van Waerebeke (France)MONTAG, CITÉ DES SCIENCES ET DE L’INDUSTRIE
Advertising or promotional film AwardCANAL J "ROYAUME DU GNAGNAGNA" by Olivier Jeannel (France)WANDA PRODUCTIONS
Award for best music videoWAX TAILOR FEATURING CHARLIE WINSTON "I OWN YOU" by Romain Chassaing (France)SO LAB
The members of the jury were: Laurence Blaevoet (Director of the Canal+ Youth Unit), Lucineh Kassarjian (Artistic Director) and Tapaas Chakravarti (Producer).
Award for best graduation filmPLATO by Léonard Cohen (France)ENSAD
Special Jury AwardTROIS PETITS POINTS by Lucrèce Andreae, Alice Dieudonné, Tracy Nowocien, Florian Parrot, Ornélie Prioul and Rémy Schaepman (France)GOBELINS, L’ÉCOLE DE L’IMAGE
Special DistinctionTHE EAGLEMAN STAG by Mikey Please (Great Britain)ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART
Junior Jury Award for a graduation filmPLATO by Léonard Cohen (France)ENSAD
The members of the jury were: Matthew O’Callaghan (Director), David Sproxton (Producer) and Will Vinton (Director).