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Annecy Festival Hands Out Special Prizes for 2016 Edition

Ten prizes are awarded at Annecy 2016, including the Festivals Connexion Award, the Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film, and the Junior Jury Award for a Short Film.

For the third year in a row, Special Prizes for the 2016 edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival were distributed during a ceremony held at the Town Hall in Annecy, France. Ten prizes were awarded including the Festivals Connexion Award, the Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film, and the Junior Jury Award for a Short Film.

The full list of winners is shown below:

Festivals Connexion Jury Distinction – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
(in partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma)    

Moms on Fire by Joanna Rytel, ALTOFILM AB (Sweden)

Festivals Connexion Award – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
(in partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma)

Decorado by Alberto Vázquez, UNIKO (Spain/France)

Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film

The Alan Dimension by Jac Clinch, NFTS (U.K.)

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film

Vaysha, l'aveugle (Blind Vaysha) by Theodore Ushev, ONF/NFB (Canada)

FIPRESCI Award

How Long, Not Long by Michelle Kranot & Uri Kranot, DANSK TEGNEFILM 2 APS, THE ANIMATION WORKSHOP (Denmark)

André-Martin Award for a 2015 French Feature Film

Adama by Simon Rouby, NAIA PRODUCTIONS, PIPANGAÏ PRODUCTION (France)

André-Martin Award for a French Short Film  

Peripheria by David Coquard-Dassault, AUTOUR DE MINUIT, SCHMUBY PRODUCTIONS (France)

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution

White Fang (Croc-Blanc) by Alexandre Espigares, SUPERPROD, ONCE UPON, BIG BEACH (France/Luxembourg)

Best Original Music Award for a Short Film, sponsored by the SACEM

Beast! by Pieter Coudyzer, S.O.I.L. (Belgium)

"CANAL Creative Aid" Award for a Short Film

3/4 oz by Pierre Grillère & Romain Peyronnet, EMCA (France)

Source: Annecy International Animation 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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