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Annecy Festival Awards Special Prizes at 2017 Edition

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film given to director Cloud Yang’s ‘Valley of White Birds’ produced at Wolf Smoke Animation Studio in China.

Leading up to the Cristal Awards on Saturday, special prizes for commissioned works and other projects  screening out of competition were handed out on Friday night at a ceremony held at the Annecy Town Hall at the 2017 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

The Junior Jury Award for a Short Film was given to director Cloud Yang’s Valley of White Birds (La Vallée des oiseaux blancs), which was produced at Wolf Smoke Animation Studio in China.

The full list of special prizes is shown below:

Festivals Connexion Award – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes – In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma
Nothing Happens
Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
DANSK TEGNEFILM, MIYU PRODUCTIONS
Denmark, France

Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film
What a Peaceful Day
Eden (Kai-Hsun) Chan
TAIPEI NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
Taiwan

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film
Valley of White Birds (La Vallée des oiseaux blancs)
Cloud Yang
WOLF SMOKE ANIMATION STUDIO
China

Young Audience Award
Hedgehog’s Home (La Maison du hérisson)
Eva Cvijanović
ONF, BONOBOSTUDIO
Canada, Croatia

FIPRESCI Award
Negative Space
Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
IKKI FILMS, MANUEL CAM
France

Best Original Music Award for a Short Film, sponsored by the SACEM
Radio Dolores
Katariina Lillqvist, Kusti Vuorinen
FILM COOPERATIVE CAMERA CAGLIOSTRO
Finland

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution
Petit Vampire (Little Vampire)
Joann Sfar
AUTOCHENILLE PRODUCTION
France

CANAL+ Creative Aid Award for a Short Film
L’Ogre (The Ogre)
Laurène Braibant
PAPY3D PRODUCTIONS
France

André-Martin Award for a 2016 French Feature Film
La Jeune Fille sans mains
Sébastien Laudenbach
LES FILMS SAUVAGES, PELLEAS FILMS
France

André-Martin Award for a French Short Film
Nothing Happens
Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
DANSK TEGNEFILM, MIYU PRODUCTIONS
Denmark, France

André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film
Negative Space
Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
IKKI FILMS, MANUEL CAM
France

City of Annecy Award
Maacher Jhol (Le Curry de poisson)
Abhishek Verma
JAMUURA
India

Source: Annecy International Animated Film Festival

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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