‘Bear Story’ by Gabriel Osorio receives the KLIK! Audience Award; second place is awarded to ‘The Elephant and the Bicycle’ by Olesya Shchukina; third place winner is ‘Oh My Dog!’ by Chloé Alliez.
The seventh edition of the eclectic KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival wrapped this past weekend, awarding Polish animator Piotr Dumala’s Hippopotamy (Hippos) the prize for Best Animated Short.
“The director created a world that completely encapsulated and hypnotized the viewer,” commented the jury. “This film carried with it such a compelling and chilling narrative it left us discussing its merits, message, and purpose at great length.”
The KLIK! Audience Award went to Bear Story by Gabriel Osorio from Chile. Second place was awarded to The Elephant and the Bicycle by Olesya Shchukina (France/Belgium), and the third place winner is Oh My Dog! by Chloé Alliez (Belgium).
The full list of KLIK! 2014 Award Winners is shown below:
Best Animated Short
Hipopotamy (Hippos) by Piotr Dumala
Grace Under Water by Anthony Lawrence
Best Animated Student Short
Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day! by Wesley Nunêz
Hard//hoofd Award for Best Political Animated Short
Padre by Santiago Bou Grasso
L’Île Noire by Nino Christen
Best Commissioned Animation
Amnesty International “Pens” by Onur Senturk
2pause Award for Best Animated Music Video
The Uncluded “Organs” animated by Rob Shaw
Wende “Last Resistance” animated by Aimee de Jongh
Bear Story by Gabriel Osorio
The Elephant and the Bicycle by Olesya Shchukina
Oh My Dog! by Chloé Alliez
Source: KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival