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‘Empty Places,’ ‘Catgot,’ and ‘To: Gerard’ Lead Group of Annecy 2020 Special Award Winners

Festival announces 13 films receiving special recognition, partner awards, or additional honors bestowed outside the Official competition.

In a special awards ceremony held on the Annecy 2020 YouTube Channel and hosted by the festival’s artistic director, Marcel Jean, 13 films were recognized with Special Awards, Partner Awards, or additional awards bestowed outside the Official competition.

The list of award winners is as follows:

FESTIVALS CONNEXION – AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES / IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LUMIÈRES NUMÉRIQUES & MÈCHE COURTE AWARD

Empty Places

Geoffroy de Crécy, France, AUTOUR DE MINUIT

JUNIOR JURY AWARD FOR A GRADUATION FILM

Catgot

Tsz Wing Ho, Hong Kong, SCHOOL OF CREATIVE MEDIA, CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

JUNIOR JURY AWARD FOR A SHORT FILM

To: Gerard

Taylor Meacham, USA, DREAMWORKS ANIMATION

FIPRESCI AWARD

The Physics of Sorrow

Theodore Ushev, Canada, NFB - NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA

ANDRÉ-MARTIN AWARD FOR A FRENCH FEATURE FILM

I Lost My Body

Jérémy Clapin, France, XILAM ANIMATION

ANDRÉ-MARTIN AWARD FOR A FRENCH SHORT FILM

The Shoreline

Sophie Racine, France, AM STRAM GRAM

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC AWARD FOR A SHORT FILM, SPONSORED BY THE SACEM

Home

Anna Bauer, United Kingdom, NODACHI LTD

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC AWARD FOR A FEATURE FILM, SPONSORED BY THE SACEM

On Gaku: Our Sound

Tomohiko Banse, Grandfunk, Wataru Sawabe, Japan, ROCK'N ROLL MOUTAIN / TIP TOP

YOUTUBE AWARD

The Fox & The Pigeon

Michelle Chua, Canada, SHERIDAN COLLEGE FACULTY OF ANIMATION

Tor the first time at the Festival, a YouTube Award was given to a film in competition in the Graduation Films category. The Winner will receive a sum of 10,000 euros for assistance in financing a new production.

VIMEO STAFF PICK AWARD

A Mind Sang

Vier Nev, Portugal

CANAL+ YOUTH AWARD

Cinema Rex

Eliran Peled, Mayan Engelman, Israel, ALDY PAI TLV

YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD

The Tomten and the Fox

Are Austnes, Yaprak Morali, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, QVISTEN ANIMATION AS, THE ASTRID LINDGREN COMPANY, HYDRALAB

CITY OF ANNECY AWARD

Wade

Upamanyu Bhattacharyya, Kalp Sanghvi, India, GHOST ANIMATION

Source: Annecy 2020 Online

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