Wrapping up its run on June 17, 2006, the 17th Zagreb, World Festival of Animated Films, awarded its Grand Prix to Joanna Quinn's multiple-Annecy winner, DREAMS AND DESIRES FAMILY TIES. Her short was a two-time winner, also taking home the Jury International Film Critics prize. The top audience award went to PRO IVANA DURAKA, (IVAN THE FOOL) by Mikhail Aldashin and Oleg Uzhinov.
Below is a complete list of winners:
GRAND COMPETIONGrand Prix DREAMS AND DESIRES FAMILY TIES, by Joanna Quinn, U.K.
Golden Zagreb AwardLEVIJATAN, by Simon Bogojević Narath, Croatia
Best First Film Zlatko Grgić AwardINSOMNIA, by VLADIMIR LESCHIOV, Latvia
Special Prize At The Discretion Of The JuryVETER VDOL 'BEREGA by Ivan Maximov, Russia
MILCH by Igor Kovalyov, USA
IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE CITY by Joko Maruić, Hrvatska
Special Mention At The Discretion Of The Jury
LE COULOIR by Alain Gagnol & Jean-Loup Felicioli, France
TARTE AUX POMMES (APPLE PIE) by Isabelle Favez, Switzerland
OXOTA (HUNTING) by Ramil Usmanov, Kazakhstan
Grand Competition Jury:Jimmy Murakami, PresidentIrina Margolina, Willem Thijssen, Hrvoje Turković, Zhang Changliang
AWARDS BY THE JURY OF INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICSThe Best FilmDREAMS AND DESIRES FAMILY TIES, by Joanna Quinn, U.K.
Special MentionLA MEMORIA DEI CANI, by Simone Massi, Italy/France
Jury of International Film Critics:Ronald Bergan, presidentBorislav Anđelić, György Baron, Blagoja Kunovski., Goran Ivaniević
STUDENT FILM COMPETITIONThe Best Student Film BOUTS EN TRAIN (ENTERTRAINMENT) by Emilie Sengelin, France, La Poudrierre
Special Mention (Student Film Competition)POSSUM, Chris Choy, USA, CalArts
DERNIER HURLEMENT, David Devaux, France, ENSAD
BRAND SPANKING, Jean Paul Harney, U.K., NFTS
Filmski.net (media sponsor) AwardBest Film In Student CompetitionTHE FIVE O'CLOCK SHADOW, Malcolm Lamont, U.K., RCA
Student Film Competition Jury: Rolf Baechler, Mariano Elepano, Gillian Lacey, Jasminka Marinović, Annick Teninge
FILMS FOR CHILDRENBest Film For ChildrenTHE LITTLE MATCHGIRL by Roger Allers, USA
Special Mention At The Discredtion Of The Jury (Films for children)
ZLYDNI by Stepan Koval, Russia/Ukraine
PRO BARANA I KOZLA( RAM AND THE GOAT) by Natalia Berezovaya, Russia
KUĆICA U KRONJI (HOUSE IN THE TREE), Darko Kreč, Hrvatska
Films for Children Jury:Lucija Papa, Ivan Borić, Sanja Kovač, Toni Zadravec, Roman Dubovtsev, Aleksey Tsibaev, Marija Benetti, Nikola Golubović Reiser
INTERNET ON-LINE COMPETITIONNET SURFER AWARD sponsored by T-ComTHE RAVEN 1, by Ravanbakhsh Sadeghi, Iran
AUDIENCE AWARDSGrand Competition: PRO IVANA DURAKA, (IVAN THE FOOL) by Mikhail Aldashin and Oleg Uzhinov, Russia
Student Film Competition: BRAND SPANKING, Jean Paul Harney, U.K.
Special Mentions given by selection committee:Heather Kenyon, Olivier Catherin, Heikki Jokinen, Milan Trenc
PILOT STUDIO, MoscowFor outstanding film adaptation of folk tales
ANIMOSE STUDIO, MoscowFor outstanding film adaptation of children's literature
Zagreb is an ASIFA sanctioned competitive festival, formed in 1969 to encouraging creativity, which eschews pre-set patterns and ideas/notions/conceptions, and finds new ways of exploring the possibilities of film animation. For more information, visit http://www.animafest.hr.