Press Release from Red Stick Festival
The Red Stick International Animation Festival has selected the finalists for its seven Best of the Fest film competition categories from among the record 437 films submitted this year.
The festival accepted entries through Aug. 6, and first opened screenings through its public film jury Aug. 15-Sept. 15, which gave people an opportunity to view and rate entries, serving as the festival’s first-round judges. Red Stick is the only film festival that offers the public this opportunity. During the public film jury, more than 100 judges viewed films and recommended more than five hours of top-rated material.
The films that received the highest scores from the first-round jury underwent further review from the festival staff and a panel of animation professionals to determine the Winners.
The Red Stick International Animation Festival “Best of the Fest” 2010 WINNERS are:
Animated Short Film - Student* Black Face the Sacred Legend - Bertand CARRIERE, Mohamed FAQIR, Nicolas SALSEDO, Clement VITROLY
Animated Short Film - Professional* Pigeon Impossible - Lucas MARTELL
Science Visualization* Ancient Seas - Jilli ROSE, Lars FIELDS
Commercials* Morningstar Farm 'Artisst' - Todd HEMKER
Animation for Games* The Legend - Allen LIN
Animation for Young Audiences* Abby's Flying Fairy School - Jan CARLEE
Experimental Animation/ Visual Music - Student* Odd Jobs - David CLARK
Experimental Animation/ Visual Music - Professiona* Awaken Your Senses - Gregory DE MARIA & Gene NAZAROV
MUSIC VIDEO* Lilac Wine - Vanessa MARZOLI & Chris O'NEILL
BATON D'OR - Best Film of the Festival* Lilac Wine - Vanessa MARZOLI & Chris O'NEILL