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Stop-motion animated Swiss-French co-production selected to open the 14th International Animation Film Festival Baden, Switzerland; other features in the spotlight include LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle,’ Chris Prynoski’s ‘Nerdland,’ Sang-ho Yeon’s Seoul Station,’ and more.
Official selections for the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival include mixed media documentary, stories inspired by real life, and surreal worlds that reflect our own.
Japan’s ‘Track’ by Tochka, Kazue Monno and Takeshi Nagata, wins the Grand Prix award in the non-narrative short category; ‘Cafard,’ directed by Jan Bultheel, is awarded the Grand Prix for feature animation; Nina Gantz wins the Grand Prix award in the student film category for ‘Edmond.’
France’s Rémi Chayé, Belgium’s JanBultheel, and German animation trio Michael Ekblad, Ted Sieger and Matthias Bruhn are nominated for Director of the Year at 2016 co-production forum for European animated features.