Sponsored and special festival prizes will be awarded Friday, June 18; YouTube Award and CANAL+ Junior Jury Award top the list.
The Annecy Festival is just around the corner – running June 14-19. This year, ‘Special Prizes’ will be awarded to a dozen works from the official selections, presented Friday June 18.
Special Partner Prizes:
YouTube Award – award will go to a film in competition in the Short Film and Graduation Film categories. The winner will receive $10,000 to assist financing a new production.
- The jury includes Brigitte Lecordier, Cyprien, and Anthony Roux.
CANAL+ Junior Jury Award – The Annecy Festival junior juries will be tasked with choosing the winner of their award from the Short Film and Graduation Film categories.
Other partner awards include:
Best Original Music Award for a Short and Feature Film, sponsored by the SACEM:
- Jury includes Florencia Di Concilio, Marcel Jean, and Christophe Heral
- Jury includes Djia Mambu, Davide Davide Abbatescianni, and Simone Soranna
Festivals Connexion Award
- Jury includes Valentine Bottaro, Chloé Le Nôtre, and Grégory Tudella
André-Martin Award for a French Short Film and a French Feature Film
- Jury includes Christine Gendre, Carolina Lopez, Dominique Seutin, Thomas Fouet, and Jacques Kermabon
The Festival’s Special Prizes:
City of Annecy Award
- Jury includes Soujoude Wafa Naami, Moustafa Kabore, and Seidou Samba Toure
Junior Jury Award for a Short Film
- Jury includes Édouard Louys, Taha-Aziz Ouazzani, and Julien Le Hong
Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film and Young Audience Award:
- Jury includes Constance Bellot, Kelly-Verane Gnakouri, Tess Seriyes, and Doh Daniel Daiga.
Visit the Annecy Festival website for additional information.
Source: Annecy Festival 2021