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Fest Anča 2021 Winners Announced

‘Polka-Dot Boy’ by Sarina Nehei named best animated short; eight other films honored as 14th edition concludes with July 4 closing ceremony.

The 14th Fest Anča International Animation Festival online edition wrapped up July 4, with winners announced at the streamed closing ceremony. The winning films and other festival programs will remain available online through July 11 here.  

Anča Awards 2021 winners:

Best Animated Short:


  • Polka-Dot Boy - Sarina Nihei (France, 2020)

Special Mention:

  • KKUM – (Dream) - Kangmin Kim (South Korea, 2020)

Best Student Animated Short:


  • Naked - Kirill Khachaturov (Russia, 2019)

Special Mention:

  • Ten, Twenty, Thirty, Forty, Fifty Miles A Day - Mathieu Georis (Belgium, 2020)

Best Animated Music Video:


  • Prezident Lourajder – Osud - Matej Mihályi (Slovakia, 2021)

Special Mention:

  • Garnet Graves - FlavourcelDevours (Canada, 2019)

Best Slovak Animated Short:


  • Sanctuary - Eva Matejovičová (Czech Republic, 2021)

Special Mention:

  • Home Sweet Home - David Štumpf (Czech Republic, 2020)

Best Animated Short for Children:

  • Om Nom Nom... Minato Matsuda, Haruna Ueno, Tomoko Taiga (Japan, 2019)

Source: The 14th Fest Anča International Animation Festival