Annecy https://www.annecy.org/ Logo Annecy https://www.annecy.org/resources/interface/logo_annecy.png https://www.annecy.org/ en Copyright 2019, CITIA Site officiel du Festival, du Marché du film d'animation, des Conférences et du Carrefour de la Création d'Annecy. 1440 Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:38:49 +0100 Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:38:49 +0100 Yves Jeanneau has died https://www.annecy.org/news:a2557 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2557 The entire Annecy Festival team wishes to pay tribute to Yves Jeanneau, a giant within the French documentary industry, who died on 14th November at the age of 69.<br /><p>Yves Jeanneau, CEO of <a title="Visit Sunny Side of the Doc website" href="https://www.sunnysideofthedoc.com/" target="_blank">Sunny Side of the Doc</a>, died on Thursday 14th November. He was both a strong advocate of French documentary film and also one of the pioneers of international co-production.</p> <p>He started out as a documentary director, then a producer and co-founder of Films d’Ici from 1984 to 2000. He then managed the documentary department at France 2. After returning to documentary production at the Telfrance Group, he fully invested himself in the Sunny Side of the Doc, a festival and event specialising in documentary, that he created in 1989; and in Asian Side of the Doc, created in 2010.</p> <p>His career as a producer was highlighted by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade’s <em>Murder on a Sunday Morning</em>, that won an Oscar for Best Documentary Film in 2002.</p> <p>As a cultural event, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival’s team would like to acknowledge Yves Jeanneau’s great professionalism, and to show our full support to the Sunny Side of the Doc team, his family and loved ones.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Register your Film or Project for Annecy 2020! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2553 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2553 Registrations for submitting your animation films or projects for the Annecy Festival 2020 and its Mifa are now open!<br /><p>The Annecy International Animation Film Festival will be celebrating its 60th anniversary from 15th to 20th June 2020. You can take part in this exceptional edition by submitting your animation film or project now.</p>   <h2>Film Submissions</h2> <p>Animation film directors, seize the opportunity of getting your film screened at the Annecy Festival, to an audience of enthusiasts and professionals. Submit your film into its corresponding category to have a chance of it competing in the official selection.</p> <ul> <li>Short Films</li> <li>Feature Films</li> <li>TV Films</li> <li>Commissioned Films</li> <li>Graduation Films</li> <li>VR Works</li> </ul> <p><strong>Deadline:</strong> you can submit your Short Films, TV, Commissioned and Graduation Films until <strong>15<sup>th</sup> February 2020</strong>, your Feature Films until <strong>15<sup>th</sup> March 2020</strong>, and your VR Works until <strong>6<sup>th</sup> April 2020</strong>.</p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="https://www.annecy.org/take-part/submit-a-film" href="https://www.annecy.org/participer/inscrire-un-film" target="_blank"> <span class="icon20_form"> </span> Register your film online </a></p> <br />  <h2>Film Project Submissions</h2> <p>Are you an animation film project leader? The Annecy International Animation Film Market is the perfect place to be noticed by professionals, but also by partners or financial investors. Submit your project to be able to present it at the Mifa Pitches.</p> <ul> <li>Short Films</li> <li>Feature Films</li> <li>TV Series & Specials</li> <li>Digital Experiences</li> <li>Animation du Monde</li> </ul> <p><strong>Deadline: </strong>submit your project online before <strong>5<sup>th</sup> February 2020</strong> in your chosen category.</p> <p><a class="btn btn1" title="Register your film project online" href="https://www.annecy.org/take-part/submit-a-project" target="_blank"> <span class="icon20_form"> </span> Register your film project online </a></p> <p>The Annecy Festival will be celebrating its 60<sup>th</sup> anniversary in 2020 and will also be spotlighting animation from the African continent. This will be an International Animation Film Festival and Market not to be missed! <strong>See you from 15<sup>th</sup> to 20<sup>th</sup> June 2020!</strong></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 Animation du Monde: a new season! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2549 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2549 With its increasing success the Mifa Animation du Monde once again this year opens in new territories, including Lebanon and Mexico.<br /><p>Since 2015, the Annecy International Animation Film Market has integrated <strong><a title="More info about Animation du Monde" href="https://www.annecy.org/mifa:en/mifa-pitches/animation-du-monde:en" target="_blank">Animation du Monde</a></strong> into its Pitch Sessions. Its focus is to showcase film projects from countries where animation is just emerging.</p> <p>A Call for Projects was launched and followed with teams from Mifa and animation professionals who deployed workshops and pitch sessions in these countries and identify the most promising projects. Those representing the highest potential were then selected and their creators invited to come and present their projects to professionals during the Animation du Monde Mifa Pitch Sessions in Annecy in June.</p> <p>On this year’s programme:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Animation du Monde in Lebanon</strong><br /> Organised in collaboration with <a title="Visit Beirut Animated website" href="https://www.beirutanimated.com/animationdumonde/" target="_blank"><strong>Beirut Animated</strong></a>, the <a title="Visit Institut français in Lebanon website" href="https://institutfrancais-liban.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Institut français in Lebanon</strong></a>, the <a title="Visit AFAC website" href="https://www.arabculturefund.org/" target="_blank"><strong>AFAC</strong></a> (Arab Fund for Arts & Culture) and <a title="Visit Metropolis website" href="https://www.metropoliscinema.net/page/home/" target="_blank"><strong>Metropolis</strong></a>, a call for projects for short films was launched in Lebanon and to the entire Arab world. 10 projects were selected to participate in a workshop, 29<sup>th</sup> October to 3<sup>rd</sup> November, led by <strong>Ckaude Barras</strong> (director, Hélium Films), <strong>Ivan Zuber</strong> (producer, Laïdak Films) and <strong>Géraldine Baché</strong> (head of projects, Mifa).</li> <li><strong>Animation du Monde in Africa</strong><br /> Following a partnership with the <a title="Visit African Animation Network website" href="https://africananimation.net/annecy-animation-du-monde/" target="_blank"><strong>African Animation Network</strong></a>, several call for projects (in all formats) were launched for the various African DISCOP and DISCOMICS, enabling the opportunity to disperse throughout the continent. The final step, that will establish the winners, will take place during the <a title="Visit DISCOP Johannesburg website" href="https://www.discop.com/johannesburg#about-johannesburg" target="_blank"><strong>DISCOP Johannesburg</strong></a>, 19<sup>th</sup> to 22<sup>nd</sup> November, in the presence of animation professionals. </li> <li><strong>Animation du Monde in Mexico </strong><br /> In partnership with <a title="Visit Pixelatl website" href="https://pixelatl.com/es-MX" target="_blank"><strong>Pixelatl</strong></a>, a call for projects for short animation films, Short Way, was launched in Mexico and all Latin American countries. <a title="More information about Short Way" href="https://pixelatl.com/es-MX/contenidos/1E062750-D46E-4329-B075-6B72D0823577/Que_es_Short_Way.html" target="_blank"><strong>Registrations are open</strong></a> until 18<sup>th</sup> December. The 10 selected projects will participate in a bootcamp during the month of March that will identify the winner who will be invited to present their project during the Mifa 2020.<br />>> <a href="https://www.forumblanc.org/resources/download.php?id=61373">Regulations in spanish</a><br />>> <a href="https://www.forumblanc.org/resources/download.php?id=61371">Regulations in english</a></li> </ul> <p>Stay tuned to find out the different winning projects that will be chosen to be presented during the Annecy International Animation Film Market Animation du Monde Pitch Sessions, <strong>16<sup>th</sup> to 19<sup>th</sup> June 2020</strong>.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 CITIA is back to school with the pupils https://www.annecy.org/news:a2547 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2547 The new school term has started and CITIA has launched its 2019 animated moving image education framework to new classes.<br /><p>CITIA has developed special educational material in its mission to teach primary and middle school pupils an understanding of the techniques used to produce animated moving images.</p> <p>The courses are adapted to each age group and were launched at the start of the school term.</p> <p><strong><a title="More info about Parcours animés" href="https://www.citia.org/training-education/parcours-animes:en" target="_blank">Parcours animés</a> </strong><br />These classes were started from a cultural initiative by Annecy Town Council called <strong>Parcours culturels</strong> and focused on primary schools in the area. CITIA was entrusted with the operational set-up of the Parcours animés. In keeping with the expansion of the new Grand Annecy commune, two schools in Seynod will now be taking part.<br /> Pupils from 9 primary schools from Cep and Muraillons will produce a digital animated film on a subject of their choice during their school year.</p> <p><strong><a title="More info about Images de collégiens" href="https://www.citia.org/training-education/images-de-collegiens:en" target="_blank">Images de collégiens</a> </strong><br />During the course of the school year, and as part of the <strong>Chemins de la culture</strong>, with the support from the Haute-Savoie Departmental Council, 8 classes of middle school pupils will participate in the Images de collégiens.<br /> There are two options available: an initiation in stop motion animation, or a directing course to deepen their knowledge, with a shared end of producing a digital animated film on a chosen subject.</p> <p>And, at the end of the year, all the works will be shown at a special dedicated screening, so that they can see their films on a big screen!</p> Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 The Best of 2019 is already available! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2545 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2545 Read all about “Best of Annecy 2019” and “Best of Annecy Kids 2019”, to discover a concentrate of the very best of animation.<br /><div> <p>The Annecy International Animation Film Festival traverses the world far and wide with its "<strong>Best of Annecy 2019</strong>" program combining a selection of shorts from the latest festival with two tailor-made opening sequence by the students of GOBELINS, l’école de l’image.</p> <p><a title="More info about the Best of Annecy 2018 program" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/best-of-annecy:en" target="_blank">Check out the "<strong>Best of Annecy 2019</strong>" program</a>. </p> <p>In order to please all viewers, the Annecy Festival offers an adapted version of its "Best of". The "<strong>Best of Annecy Kids 2019</strong>" is a mix of funny, emotional and poetic short films that will delight the children! This programme consists of films from Annecy 2019's official selection or trailers, and is aimed at children from 6 years up.</p> <p><a title="More info about the Best of Annecy Kids 2018 program" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/best-of-annecy:en" target="_blank">Check out the "<strong>Best of Annecy Kids 2019</strong>" program</a>.</p> <p>Festivals, associations, cultural organizations and any other structures with a screening space, you can already order "<strong>Best of Annecy 2019</strong>" and/or "<strong>Best of Annecy Kids 2019</strong>".</p> <p><strong>Price:</strong> 150€ VAT not incl. per screening</p> <p><a title="More information about Best of Annecy 2018 programs" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/best-of-annecy:en" target="_blank">Find all information online</a>.</p> </div> Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 The world of the animation is in mourning https://www.annecy.org/news:a2544 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2544 This past June the Annecy festival celebrated Japanese animation with great honours...This morning we have learned of the terrible fire which has torn through the Kyoto Animation Studios, with unfortunate loss of life for some.<br /><p>The Kyoto Animation studio has a team of 160 employees.</p> <p>In particular this studio produced the <em><strong>A Silent Voice</strong></em> anime (in competition at Annecy 2017) which was received with great critical and public acclaim worldwide, as well as <em><strong>Liz and the Blue Bird</strong></em> (Annecy 2018 out of competition).</p> <p>Here at Annecy the festival team sends its warmest support and sincerest backing to the studio's team members and to the families of those impacted by this tragedy.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 Annecy s’anime the Summer! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2542 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2542 At the heart of the Haras come and enjoy Annecy s’anime’s open-air screenings, provided by CITIA and Annecy Town Hall, and discover animation under the stars!<br /><p>CITIA, International Animation Festival organiser, and <a title="Visit Annecy Town Hall website" href="https://www.annecy.fr/" target="_blank">Annecy Town Hall</a> invite you to attend two <em><strong>Annecy s’anime</strong></em> open-air screenings at the heart of the Haras’ tree-lined park. An opportunity to discover, or rediscover, two French animation masterpieces, at nightfall.</p> <p>Friday 26<sup>th</sup> July at 10:00 pm: <em><strong>Azur et Asmar</strong></em> by Michel Ocelot<br />Azur is blond with blue eyes, Asmar has brown hair and black eyes. As little boys they fight and love each other like brothers. As adults they become ruthless rivals, in search of the Fairy of the Djinns, in medieval Maghreb, which is full of danger, magic and wonder.<br /><em>Screening French version, English subtitles </em></p> <p><strong>Trailer</strong></p> <div class="blc_iframe"><img class="blc_iframe_img" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" alt="" /> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/uStyOlhGd9Y" width="560" height="315"></iframe></div> <p>    <br />Friday 23<sup>rd</sup> August 10:00 pm: <em><strong>Ernest & Celestine</strong></em> by Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier<br />The unlikely friendship between a big bear, who wants to be a performing artist, and a little mouse who doesn’t want to become a dentist.<br />Screening French version, English subtitles</p> <p><strong>Trailer</strong></p> <div class="blc_iframe"><img class="blc_iframe_img" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" alt="" /> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2rI2vLs7fYg" width="560" height="315"></iframe></div> <p>      <br />Open to all, these screenings will take place at the Haras, 19 rue Guillaume Fichet, in Annecy!</p> <p><em>Free entry, 300 seats available.<br /> Screening will be cancelled in the event of bad weather.</em></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 The Annecy 2019 Highlights in Videos https://www.annecy.org/news:a2541 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2541 Interviews with the winning directors, Shorts & Breakfasts replays, and the flashback film. Relive the 2019 Annecy Festival on our YouTube channel!<br /><p>Do you want to re-live the best moments of the 2019 Annecy International Animation Film Festival? Check out our official YouTube channel for 100% animation themed videos!</p> <p>You will find:</p> <ul> <li><a title="Watch the interviews with major directors" href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXX9T5QByYnQ-PAfpJSM6Q9p" target="_blank"><strong>Interviews with major directors</strong></a> of shorts, features and VR, <strong>Bruno Collet</strong> to <strong>Jérémy Clapin</strong>, including <strong>Lorenzo Mattotti</strong>, <strong>Lino DiSalvo</strong> and <strong>Jan Kounen</strong></li> <li>Thoughts and advice from animation professionals with the <a title="Watch the Mifa expert Insights" href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXXdVI7BlW7fjBrQzB8Q2Fhc" target="_blank"><strong>Mifa Expert Insights</strong></a>, with <strong>Marc du Pontavice</strong>, <strong>Julie Gayet</strong>, <strong>John Derderian</strong> and <strong>Ben Lumsden</strong></li> <li>The <a title="Watch the Shorts & Breakfast" href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXUJzSnBGyw3ZVA1A2YVEBot" target="_blank"><strong>Shorts & Breakfast</strong></a>, each morning welcoming directors of short films in competition diffused the day before at Annecy </li> <li>The <a title="Watch the opening sequences created by the students from GOBELINS, l'école de l'image" href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7B1B234FAFDCB132" target="_blank"><strong>unique opening sequences</strong></a> created by the students from <strong>GOBELINS, l'école de l'image</strong>, whose theme this year was Japanese animation </li> <li>The playlist of the <a title="Watch the playlist of the commissioned films in the 2019 official selection" href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXUZ41MIv6Fps1uzIjMtP4z-" target="_blank"><strong>commissioned films in the 2019 official selection</strong></a> (available until 10<sup>th</sup> July) </li> <li>Not forgetting the <strong>2019 Annecy flashback video</strong> to enjoy a recap of this animated week!</li> </ul> <div class="blc_iframe"><img class="blc_iframe_img" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" alt="" /> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/73iXxA6eOLk" width="560" height="315"></iframe></div> <p>Happy viewing!</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 The 2019 Annecy Awards at the Forum des images in Paris https://www.annecy.org/news:a2540 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2540 <p>A selection of this year’s Annecy Festival winning shorts and feature films will be screened at the Forum des images on 3<sup>rd</sup> and 4<sup>th</sup> July.</p><br /><p>The Annecy Festival returns once again to Paris this year with a recap session at the Forum des images, in partnership with l’Agence du court métrage. The perfect opportunity to discover or rediscover the best winning films in 2019. A look at the programme:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Wednesday 3<sup>rd</sup> July at 6:30 pm</strong>: <em>Away </em>by Gints Zilbalodis, Contrechamp Award </li> <li><strong>Wednesday 3<sup>rd</sup> July at8:30 pm</strong>: carte blanche at l’Agence du court métrage presented by Karim Allam </li> <li><strong>Thursday 4<sup>th</sup> July 5:00 pm</strong>: winning short films (1<sup>st</sup> part) </li> <li><strong>Thursday 4<sup>th</sup> July 7:00 pm</strong>: winning short films (2<sup>nd</sup> part) </li> <li><strong>Thursday 4<sup>th</sup> July 9:00 pm</strong>: <em>I lost my body</em> by Jérémy Clapin, Cristal for a Feature film and Audience Award/Première</li> </ul> <p>The annual unmissable gathering!</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.forumdesimages.fr/les-programmes/reprise-du-festival-international-du-film-danimation-dannecy_1" target="_blank">For more info</a></strong></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 The 2019 Annecy Award Winning Films are at the Comoedia Lyon https://www.annecy.org/news:a2539 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2539 <p>A selection of the 2019 Annecy Festival’s winning short films, as well as the Cristal Award winning feature film, will be screened to moviegoers and animation amateurs in the Lyon region, on 22<sup>nd</sup> and 23<sup>rd</sup> June!</p><br /><p>A selection of the 2019 Annecy Festival’s winning short films, as well as the Cristal Award winning feature film, will be screened to moviegoers and animation amateurs in the Lyon region, on 22nd and 23rd June!</p> <p>On the programme:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Saturday 22<sup>nd</sup> June 11:15 am:</strong> selection of winning shorts </li> <li><strong>Sunday 23<sup>rd</sup> June 6:00 pm:</strong> a premiere, <em>I Lost My Body</em> by Jérémy Clapin, Audience Award/Première and Cristal for a Feature Film at Annecy 2019</li> </ul> <p>Get down to the Comoedia cinema in Lyon to relive the greatest moments of Annecy 2019!</p> <p>For more info check out the <strong><a href="https://www.cinema-comoedia.com/film/143044/" target="_blank">cinema’s website</a></strong></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 The 20 Official Prizes of the 2019 Awards https://www.annecy.org/news:a2538 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2538 At the end of this 43rd edition the juries awarded 20 prizes this Saturday 15<sup>th</sup> June.<br /><p>The Annecy International Animation Film Festival just ended. Once again, the event has had a record number of attendees, 12,300 badgeholders (11,700 badgeholders in 2018).</p> <p>"<em>It is wonderful to observe the alliances between the official juries, audience votes and the junior juries. Aesthetically powerful and unique propositions, such as </em>I Lost My Body<em>, </em>Mémorable <em>and </em>Daughter <em>have something to please everyone, from professionals, adolescents and the public alike</em>."<br /> <strong>Marcel Jean</strong>, Artistic Director</p> <br /> <table class="col-little section" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center"> <tbody> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"> <td class="col-little"> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="95%"> <h2 style="font-size: 30px; font-weight: 700; font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; padding-right: 0; text-align: center;">OFFICIAL PRIZES <br /> ANNECY 2019</h2> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="30" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr class="section-content"> <td class="col-little" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p class="subtitle" style="text-align: left;"><strong>FEATURE FILMS</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: bold; text-align: left;">> FEATURES</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20193095_perdu_mon_corps.jpg" alt="perdu" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold; padding-top: 15px;">Cristal for a Feature Film</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> J'ai perdu mon corps > I Lost My Body </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Jérémy CLAPIN</strong> <br /> France <br /> XILAM ANIMATION</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20190919_bunuel.jpg" alt="bunuel" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold; padding-top: 15px;">Jury Distinction</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas <br /> Buñuel après l'âge d'or </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Salvador SIMO</strong> <br /> Spain, Netherlands <br /> SYGNATIA FILMS, SUBMARINE</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20193095_perdu_mon_corps.jpg" alt="perdu" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold; padding-top: 15px;">Audience Award/Première</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> J'ai perdu mon corps > I Lost My Body </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Jérémy CLAPIN</strong> <br /> France <br /> XILAM ANIMATION</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p style="font-weight: bold; text-align: left;">> CONTRECHAMP</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20190738_away.jpg" alt="away" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold; padding-top: 15px;">Contrechamp Award</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Away </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Gints ZILBALODIS</strong> <br /> Latvia <br /> BILIBABA</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p class="subtitle" style="text-align: left;"><strong>SHORT FILMS</strong></p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192412_memorable.jpg" alt="memorable" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Cristal for a Short Film</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Mémorable </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Bruno COLLET</strong> <br /> France <br /> VIVEMENT LUNDI !</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20191900_tio_tomas.jpg" alt="tomas" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Award</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Tio Tomás – A contabilidade dos dias <br /> Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Regina PESSOA</strong> <br /> Canada, France, Portugal <br /> ONF, LES ARMATEURS, CICLOPE FILMES</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20191392_deszcz.jpg" alt="deszcz" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">"Jean-Luc Xiberras" Award for a First Film</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Deszcz > La Pluie </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Piotr MILCZAREK</strong> <br /> Poland <br /> FUMI</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192099_pulsion.jpg" alt="pulsion" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Distinction ex æquo <br /> Jury Distinction for its powerful storytelling</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Pulsión > Drive </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Pedro CASAVECCHIA</strong> <br /> Argentina, France <br /> ATLAS V</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20191331_generation.jpg" alt="generation" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Distinction ex æquo <br /> Jury Distinction for its social significance</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> My Generation </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Ludovic HOUPLAIN</strong> <br /> France <br /> H5</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192412_memorable.jpg" alt="memorable" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Audience Award</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Mémorable </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Bruno COLLET</strong> <br /> France <br /> VIVEMENT LUNDI !</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20191309_dont_know_what.jpg" alt="dont" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">"Off-Limits" Award</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Dont Know What </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Thomas RENOLDNER</strong> <br /> Austria</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p class="subtitle" style="text-align: left;"><strong>TV AND COMMISSIONED FILMS</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: bold; text-align: left;">> TV FILMS</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20191998_panique_village.jpg" alt="panique" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Cristal for a TV Production</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Panique au village "La Foire agricole" <br /> Panic in the Village "The County Fair" </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Vincent PATAR, Stéphane AUBIER</strong> <br /> Belgium <br /> AUTOUR DE MINUIT, PANIQUE SPRL, BEAST ANIMATION</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20193141_parfum_irak.jpg" alt="parfum" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Award for a TV Series</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Le Parfum d’Irak "Le Cowboy de Fallujah" > Flavours of Iraq </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Léonard COHEN</strong> <br /> France <br /> NOVA PRODUCTION</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="50" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192965_vie_chateau.jpg" alt="chateau" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Award for a TV Series</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> La Vie de château > My Life in Versailles </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Clémence MADELEINE-PERDRILLAT, Nathaniel H’LIMI</strong> <br /> France <br /> FILMS GRAND HUIT, MIYU PRODUCTIONS</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p style="font-weight: bold; text-align: left;">> COMMISSIONED FILMS</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192879_accents.jpg" alt="accents" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Cristal for a Commissioned Film</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Ted-Ed "Accents" </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Robertino ZAMBRANO</strong> <br /> Australia, USA <br /> KAPWA STUDIOWORKS, TED-ED</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192937_wimbledon.jpg" alt="wimbledon" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Award</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> #TakeOnHistory "Wimbledon" </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>SMITH & FOULKES</strong> <br /> United Kingdom <br /> NEXUS STUDIOS</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p class="subtitle" style="text-align: left;"><strong>GRADUATION FILMS</strong></p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20192559_dcera.jpg" alt="dcera" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Cristal for a Graduation Film</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Dcera > Daughter </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Daria KASHCHEEVA</strong> <br /> Czech Republic <br /> FAMU, MAUR FILM COMPANY LTD.</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20190290_rules_play.jpg" alt="rules" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Award</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Rules of Play </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Merlin FLÜGEL</strong> <br /> Germany</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20190730_things_head.jpg" alt="things" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Jury Distinction</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> These Things in My Head – Side A </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Luke BOURNE</strong> <br /> United Kingdom <br /> BCU – BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%"> <p class="subtitle" style="text-align: left;"><strong>VR WORKS</strong></p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/images/20193145_gloomy_eyes.jpg" alt="gloomy" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="10%"> </td> <td width="80%" align="center"> <p style="text-transform: uppercase; letter-spacing: 1px; font-weight: bold;">Cristal for the Best VR Work</p> <p><em style="font-size: 18px;"> Gloomy Eyes </em></p> <p style="font-size: 12px;"><strong>Jorge TERESO, Fernando MALDONADO</strong> <br /> Argentina, France <br /> ATLAS V, 3DAR, ARTE FRANCE</p> </td> <td width="10%"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" height="15" bgcolor="#ffffff"> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr class="section-separator"> <td class="col-little" height="1"> </td> </tr> <tr class="section-link"> <td class="col-little" height="56" align="right" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <table width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: right;" colspan="2"><a style="color: #000000; text-decoration: none; padding-right: 40px; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; font-family: 'Roboto Condensed', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; margin-right: 30px;" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival/palmares" target="_blank">> 2019 Awards and Special Prizes</a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>See you from 15<sup>th</sup> to 20<sup>th</sup> June 2020</strong>: Come celebrate the Festival’s <strong>60<sup>th</sup> anniversary</strong>, the edition not to be missed!</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:10:00 +0200 Free Screenings of the Best 2019 Winners! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2535 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2535 <p>The day after the Closing Ceremony the Festival invites you to take a look at the short and feature films in competition this year, and some are prizewinners.</p><br /><p>Prolong the pleasure of the Annecy Festival screenings in theatres with some of the winning films! Free, open to all, and accessible without reservation (first come, first seated), these screenings will take place on Sunday 16th June the day after the Closing Ceremony and the announcement of the 2019 Winners. The screenings will be at the Bonlieu Grande salle and two of our partner theatres, Le Rabelais in Meythet and La Turbine in Cran-Gevrier.</p> <p>The winning films on the programme:</p> <ul> <li>a selection of short films for all audiences, at 2:30 pm at Bonlieu and 5:00 pm at Le Rabelais </li> <li>a selection of short films for adults, at 4 :30 pm at Bonlieu and 7:00 pm at La Turbine </li> <li>a screening of one of the winning feature films, at 6:30 pm at Bonlieu</li> </ul> <p>Plenty to prolong the festivities!</p> <p><a href="https://www.citia.org/resources/download.php?id=61294"><strong>Download the programme</strong></a></p> Sat, 15 Jun 2019 20:00:00 +0200 Our Heartfelt Thanks! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2537 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2537 <p>To everyone who contributed to the 2019 Annecy Festival’s success, it is time to thank you all!</p><br /><p>The organization’s team would like to thank you for this hugely successful Annecy Festival, Market and its Meetings.</p> <p><strong>Many thanks to our 468 volunteers</strong> for their immeasurable help, you are more numerous, passionate and committed every year!</p> <p><strong>Thank you to our contractors</strong> for all their hard work in creating such an incredible event.</p> <p><strong>Sincere thanks to our partners</strong> and their unwavering support year after year.</p> <p><strong>Lastly, thank you to the more than 12,000 badgeholders</strong>, from Annecy, all corners of France, and from around the world, for celebrating animation film with us!</p> <p>See you on <strong>15<sup>th</sup> to 20<sup>th</sup> June 2020</strong> for the <strong>60<sup>th</sup> anniversary</strong> of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival!</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:30:00 +0200 The Festival Exhibitions Continue! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2534 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2534 <p>It’s the final curtain for Annecy 2019… but not for the exhibitions!</p><br /><p>Some exhibitions that are a part of Annecy 2019 will be prolonging the pleasure of the Festival after June 15<sup>th</sup>. Stop-motion, animation filmmaking secrets, behind-the-scenes of major studios, and more. Plenty to prolong your enjoyment for the animation world!</p> <p><em><strong>Ville Neuve</strong></em> – Until 18<sup>th</sup> June Discover behind-the-scenes of one of the feature films in competition in the Fetaure Films Contrechamp category.</p> <p><em><strong>The Artistic Journey of the Saga How to Train Your Dragon</strong></em> – Until Sunday 23rd June For one last time dive into the How to Train Your Dragon universe with an exclusive exhibition displaying over 200 works from the amazing making of!</p> <p><em><strong>Athleticus</strong></em> – Until Sunday 23<sup>rd</sup> June The Athleticus animals escape the small screen to show themselves off in an exhibition!</p> <p><em><strong>Beast Animation, 15 Years of Handmade Animation</strong></em> – Until Saturday 29<sup>th</sup> June Come and celebrate 15 years of stop-motion with Beast Animation studio!</p> <p><em><strong>Animation Film: Filmmaking Secrets</strong></em> – Until Sunday 30<sup>th</sup> June A large collection of drawings, puppets and other surprising materials, a touch of technique and a huge dose of magic await you at the Conservatoire d’art et d’histoire!</p> <p>Because animation is not only in the film theatres! > <a href="https://www.annecy.org/programme:expo" target="_blank">Exhibition programme</a></p> Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:00:00 +0200 Mifa 2019: A Record Attendance https://www.annecy.org/news:a2536 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2536 The Mifa has just ended with a new record edition, consolidating its status as the largest single market in the world devoted to animated film.<br /><p>This event, with <strong>more than 4,000 badgeholders</strong> (+9%*) from <strong>82 countries</strong> and bringing together professionals and talents from global audiovisual and animation film industries, continues to evolve.</p> <p>"<em>Faced with the Mifa’s constant evolution since 2005, with last year’s record attendance and the development of the animation industry in France and internationally, we knew that we had several challenges to address this year,</em>" states <strong>Véronique Encrenaz</strong>, the new Head of Mifa.</p> <p>"<em>Along with Mickaël Marin and our teams, we designed this 2019 edition with particular focus on the welcome and support for the professionals, both regulars and first-time visitors to the Mifa, who increasingly consider Annecy as the unmissable annual event. The immediate feedback received leads us to believe that we made the right choices,</em> she adds, <em>now we must simply continue in this vein and introduce new initiatives that we already have on the backburner</em>."</p> <p><a href="https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/2019_CP_Bilan_Mifa_en.php" target="_blank">Read the press release</a></p> Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:00:00 +0200