Annecy https://www.annecy.org/ Logo Annecy https://www.annecy.org/resources/interface/logo_annecy.png https://www.annecy.org/ en Copyright 2018, CITIA Site officiel du Festival, du Marché du film d'animation, des Conférences et du Carrefour de la Création d'Annecy. 1440 Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:42:29 +0200 Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:42:29 +0200 Annecy across the world! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2449 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2449 The Annecy Festival is travelling the world with its "Best of Annecy 2018" and "Best of Annecy Kids 2018" programme. Follow the guide!<br /><p>The Annecy Festival takes to the road on a journey to discover the best of animation with two programmes from its 2018 edition:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Best of Annecy 2018</strong>, that gathers together a selection of short films from the last edition and a trailer from the students GOBELINS, l’école de l’image. <br /> <a title="Check out the programme of the Best of Annecy 2018" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/best-of-annecy:en" target="_blank">Check out the programme</a> </li> <li><strong>Best of Annecy Kids 2018</strong>, a mixture of funny and emotional short films for children from Annecy 2018’s official selection and trailers. <br /> <a title="Check out the programme of the Best of Annecy Kids 2018" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/best-of-annecy:en" target="_blank">Check out the programme</a> </li> </ul> <p>Do you want to join the journey? Pull out your calendar, here are some of the countries that will be diffused:</p> <ul> <li>2<sup>nd</sup> to 6<sup>th</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit Balkanima website" href="http://www.balkanima.org/" target="_blank">Balkanima 2018</a>, 15<sup>th</sup> European Animated Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia  </li> <li>4<sup>th</sup> to 7<sup>th</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit StopTrik Festival website" href="https://www.stoptrik.eu/home-eng/" target="_blank">StopTrik Festival</a>, Maribor, Slovenia </li> <li>5<sup>th</sup> to 13<sup>th</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit Animatou website" href="http://animatou.com/" target="_blank">Animatou</a>, International Animation Film Festival, Geneva, Suisse  </li> <li>19<sup>th</sup> to 21<sup>st</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit Animation is Film Festival website" href="https://animationisfilm.com/" target="_blank">Animation is Film Festival</a>, Los Angeles, USA  </li> <li>19<sup>th</sup> to 23<sup>rd</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit BIAF 2018 website" href="https://www.biaf.or.kr/2017/en/index_new.php" target="_blank">BIAF 2018</a>, 20<sup>th</sup> Bucheon International Animation Festival, South Korea  </li> <li>20<sup>th</sup> to 21<sup>st</sup> October 2018: Nerima Anime Carnival, Tokyo </li> <li>21<sup>st</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit Ville de Sainte-Thérèse website" href="http://www.sainte-therese.ca/" target="_blank"> Ville de Sainte-Thérèse</a>, Québec, Canada  </li> <li>21<sup>st</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit Alliance Française of Kuala Lumpur website" href="https://www.alliancefrancaise.org.my/en/" target="_blank">Alliance Française of Kuala Lumpur</a>, Malaysia  </li> <li>27<sup>th</sup> October to 3<sup>rd</sup> November 2018: SCAD, <a title="Visit Savannah Film Festival website" href="http://filmfest.scad.edu/" target="_blank">Savannah Film Festival</a>, Savannah, Georgia, USA  </li> <li>31<sup>st</sup> October 2018: <a title="Visit Café des images website" href="https://cafedesimages.fr/" target="_blank">Café des Images</a>, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France </li> <li>21<sup>st</sup> to 25<sup>th</sup> November 2018: <a title="Visit Les Sommets du cinéma d'animation website" href="http://www.cinematheque.qc.ca/en/sommets" target="_blank">Les Sommets du cinéma d’animation</a>, Montreal, Canada  </li> <li>9<sup>th</sup> December 2018: <a title="Visit Musée de la civilisation website" href="https://www.mcq.org/en/" target="_blank">Musée de la civilisation</a>, Quebec, Canada  </li> </ul> <p>To know if the events in question are screening a "Best of" and/or an "Annecy Kids", and to know the days and times of their diffusion, please check their respective websites and be there!</p> <p>If you are an association, festival, cultural institution or any other structure with a screening room, you can also <a title="More info about the Best of Annecy 2018 program" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival/best-of-annecy" target="_blank">order one of the two programmes</a>!</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Animation du Monde Mifa 2019 https://www.annecy.org/news:a2447 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2447 Mifa continues its support for emerging countries in the animation sector and announces the planning for Animation du Monde 2019!<br /><p>The <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>, started up in 2015 within the Annecy International Animation Film Market (Mifa) Pitch sessions, continues its project support.</p> <p><strong>What is its aim?</strong> To identify and spotlight creativity and potential project authors of animation from emerging countries and support them by giving them a chance to find suitable partners in Annecy. Following the call for projects, workshops and Pitch sessions carried out on-site in the countries concerned, the most promising projects are selected and their authors are invited to come and present them to professionals during the Animation du Monde Mifa Pitches, in Annecy in June.</p> <p>On the program this year:</p> <p><strong>- Animation du Monde in Armenia</strong><br /> A delegation of animation professionals will go to Armenia for the <strong>Festival <a title="Visit ReAnimania Festival website" href="https://www.reanimania.com/" target="_blank">ReAnimania</a></strong>, from 28<sup>th</sup> October to 2<sup>nd</sup> November.</p> <p><strong>- Animation du Monde in Africa</strong><br /> Following a partnership with the <a title="Visit African Animation Network website" href="https://africananimation.net/" target="_blank"><strong>African Animation Network</strong></a>, several calls for projects were launched for the various <strong><a title="Visit DISCOP website" href="https://www.discop.com/" target="_blank">DISCOP</a></strong> markets and African <strong>DISCOMICS</strong>, in this way radiating across the entire continent. The final stage will take place at the <a title="Visit Johannesburg DISCOP website" href="https://www.discop.com/johannesburg#about-johannesburg" target="_blank"><strong>Johannesburg DISCOP</strong></a>, from 14<sup>th</sup> to 16<sup>th</sup> November, in the presence of animation professionals.</p> <p><strong>- Animation du Monde in South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore)</strong><br /> A call for projects was launched in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore during the <a title="Visit Kre8tif website" href="https://kre8tif.mdec.my/#home" target="_blank"><strong>Kre8tif</strong></a>, and in partnership with the <strong>Institut Français</strong> and <strong>MDEC</strong>. A workshop mentored by animation experts will take place in Manilla from 18<sup>th</sup> to 22<sup>nd</sup> February to support the selected projects.</p> <p>With all these different territories represented, the Animation du Monde Mifa Pitches once again promise to take the badgeholders on an exquisite voyage during the Pitch sessions in Annecy in June!</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Second Annual ANIMATION IS FILM Festival https://www.annecy.org/news:a2444 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2444 The second annual edition of ANIMATION IS FILM, festival dedicated to animation, launches in Los Angeles, Oct 19-21, 2018.<br /><p>The <a title="Check out ANIMATION IS FILM Festival website" href="https://animationisfilm.com/" target="_blank"><strong>ANIMATION IS FILM</strong></a> festival, which launched in 2017, is being produced by <a title="Check out the GKIDS website" href="https://gkids.com/" target="_blank">GKIDS</a>, in partnership with Annecy International Animation Film Festival and <a title="Check out Variety website" href="https://variety.com/" target="_blank"><em>Variety</em></a>. It is aimed at putting animation films in the spotlight and its second edition will take place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters, <strong>Hollywood</strong>, from <strong>Friday 19<sup>th</sup> to Sunday 21<sup>nd</sup> October 2018</strong>.</p> <p>During these three days, more than 30 animation films from around the world will be screened, including premieres, remastered movies (<em>THE PRINCE OF EGYPT</em>) and exclusive footage from films still in production (<em>RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET</em>, <em>SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE</em>). At the end of the event, two prizes will be awarded – The <strong>Jury Prize</strong> (Competition films only) and the <strong>Audience Award</strong>.</p> <p>Mamoru Hosoda's last feature <em><strong>MIRAI</strong></em> will open the festival with Hosoda in attendance.</p> <p>11 titles have been confirmed for the competition:</p> <ul> <li><em><strong>ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE</strong></em>, Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow </li> <li><em><strong>BUNUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES</strong></em>, Salvador Simó </li> <li><em><strong>FUNAN</strong></em>, Denis Do </li> <li><em><strong>I WANT TO EAT YOUR PANCREAS</strong></em>, Shin’ichirô Ushijima </li> <li><em><strong>MIRAI</strong></em>, Mamoru Hosoda </li> <li><em><strong>OKKO'S INN</strong></em>, Kitarô Kôsaka </li> <li><em><strong>PACHAMAMA</strong></em>, Juan Antin </li> <li><em><strong>PENGUIN HIGHWAY</strong></em>, Hiroyasu Ishida </li> <li><em><strong>RUBEN BRANDT, COLLECTOR</strong></em>, Milorad Krstic </li> <li><em><strong>SEDER-MASOCHISM</strong></em>, Nina Paley </li> <li><em><strong>TITO AND THE BIRDS</strong></em>, Gabriel Bitar, André Catoto, Gustavo Steinberg</li> </ul> <p>The following jury members have been unveiled: <strong>Peter Debruge</strong> (Chief film critic, <em>Variety</em>, jury chairman), <strong>Allison Abbate</strong> (EVP, Warner Animation Group), <strong>Kobe Bryant</strong> (Oscar winner and NBA superstar), <strong>Melissa Cobb</strong> (VP, Kids and Family, Netflix), <strong>Dean DeBlois</strong> (Filmmaker, <em>HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON</em>(s) 1-3), <strong>Carolyn Giardina</strong> (Editor, <em>Hollywood Reporter</em>), <strong>Jorge Gutierrez</strong> (Filmmaker, <em>THE BOOK OF LIFE</em>), <strong>Jennifer Yuh Nelson</strong> (Filmmaker, <em>KUNG FU PANDA</em>(s) 2 & 3), <strong>Henry Selick</strong> (Filmmaker, <em>NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS</em>, <em>CORALINE</em>), <strong>Charles Solomon</strong> (Critic/Historian), <strong>Mabel Tam</strong> (VP and Head Film Buyer, Landmark Theatres) and <strong>Anne Thompson</strong> (Critic, IndieWire).</p> <p>Book your tickets now to attend <a title="Book your tickets now to attend Animation is Film" href="https://animationisfilm.com/" target="_blank"><strong>ANIMATION IS FILM</strong></a>. The festival is produced by <strong>GKIDS</strong> in partnership with <strong>Annecy International Animation Film Festival</strong> and <em><strong>Variety</strong></em>, from Friday <strong>19<sup>th</sup> to Sunday 21<sup>th</sup> October 2018</strong>, at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters, Hollywood.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Interviews of the most acclaimed directors! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2440 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2440 Discover the interviews of the directors and voices from the world of animation who were present during the 2018 Festival!<br /><p>Maybe you had the opportunity to meet them during the special screenings, premieres, signing sessions, meetings, or just simply out and about over a coffee in Annecy? The most important directors from the world of animation were present for this 2018 edition.</p> <p>Find all these exclusive interviews: <strong>Michel Ocelot</strong>, <strong>Zabou Breitman</strong>, <strong>Raoul de la Fuente</strong> & <strong>Damien Nenow</strong>, <strong>Genndy Tartakovsky</strong>, <strong>Brad Bird</strong>, <strong>Dean DeBlois</strong>, <strong>Denis Do</strong>, <strong>Bérénice Béjo</strong>, <strong>Richard Williams</strong>, <strong>Josie Trinidad</strong> & <strong>Kira Lehtomaki</strong> and <strong>Hiroyuki Seshita</strong> & <strong>Kobun Shizuno</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/videoseries?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXWVoli7A6MtiHb3otccIcQn&ecver=2" width="640" height="360"></iframe></div> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:30:00 +0200 Mifa Expert Insights: the interviews! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2438 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2438 Discover the professionals’ impressions concerning their presence, projects and the state of the animation film industry, collected during the Mifa 2018.<br /><p>The Mifa 2018, is the largest International market devoted to animation films, and it greeted more than 3800 professionals from 75 countries.</p> <p>This edition the Mifa continued its expansion by offering a welcome area of more than 7,200m² and developed new mediums: VR Areas, "creative MEDIA", Market Screenings, Meet the Composers and Demo Sessions, all whilst continuing to reinforce the already existing initiatives and rendezvous.</p> <p>An exceptional edition where animation professionals happily answered questions and shared their impressions, especially:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Chuck Peil</strong> – Reel FX Business Development Manager </li> <li><strong>Peilin Chou</strong> – Chief Creative Officer, Pearl Studio </li> <li><strong>Pablo Zuccarino</strong> – SVP & General Manager, Cartoon Network Latin America</li> </ul> <div> <ul> <li><strong>Erik Beckman</strong> – Founder and CEO, GKids</li> </ul> </div> <ul> </ul> <p>Happy viewing!</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/videoseries?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXW0Mqy0Ji1r0GCRZP1AfXA_&ecver=2" width="640" height="360"></iframe></div> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 10:45:00 +0200 Words from the 2018 award winners https://www.annecy.org/news:a2439 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2439 This year, the Annecy Festival 2018 awarded 19 Official Awards and 13 Special Awards. Discover the reactions hot off the press from the award winners after receiving their prizes!<br /><p>The 2018 Awards Ceremony edition was rich in emotion and this year once again quality shorts and features were rewarded for their particularly interesting scripts and richness of their production.</p> <p>Discover interviews of three award winners that share their impressions after receiving their awards:</p> <ul> <li><a title="Watch the video" href="https://youtu.be/mr7TBFiMlBk" target="_blank"><strong>Trevor Jimenez</strong></a> for the short film <em>Weekends</em>, <strong>Jury Award</strong> and <strong>Audience Award</strong>, </li> <li><a title="Watch the video" href="https://youtu.be/dv_UBTqJark" target="_blank"><strong>Nienke Deutz</strong></a> for the short film <em>Bloeistraat 11</em>, <strong>Cristal Award for Short Film</strong> and <strong>Festivals Connexion – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Award / In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Mèche Courte</strong>, </li> <li><a title="Watch the video" href="https://youtu.be/o8dPVKqR1zg" target="_blank"><strong>Denis Do</strong></a>, accompanied by <strong>Sébastien Onomo</strong>, for the film <em>Funan</em>, Cristal Award Best Feature. </li> </ul> Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0200 Get all the info on the winning shorts! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2435 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2435 Find the directors’ interviews about their 2018 Festival winning short films that were recorded during the "Shorts & Breakfast".<br /><p>Traditionally each day of the Festival starts with the <strong>Shorts & Breakfast</strong>. The now unmissable rendezvous that places directors of the short films in the spotlight with <strong>Marcel Jean</strong>, the Festival’s artistic director, to reveal the production secrets of their films and answer questions from the public.</p> <p>Discover or rediscover a succinct look at the interviews from directors of the winning short films in this edition:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Trevor JIMENEZ</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20180875" target="_blank"><em>Weekends</em></a>: <strong>Jury Award</strong> and <strong>Audience Award</strong> </li> <li><strong>Denis WALGENWITZ</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20180987" target="_blank"><em>The Death, Dad & Son</em></a>: <strong>Junior Jury Award for a short film</strong> </li> <li><strong>Nienke DEUTZ</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20182357" target="_blank"><em>Bloeistraat 11</em></a>: <strong>Cristal for Short Film</strong> and <strong>Festivals Connexion – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Award / In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Mèche Courte</strong> </li> <li><strong>Boris LABBÉ</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20182344" target="_blank"><em>La Chute</em></a>: <strong>André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film</strong> and <strong>FIPRESCI Award</strong> </li> <li><strong>Martina SCARPELLI</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20182112" target="_blank"><em>Egg</em></a>: <strong>"Jean-Luc Xiberras" Award for a First Film</strong> </li> <li><strong>Veljko POPOVIC</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20182279" target="_blank"><em>Cyclists</em></a>: <strong>Jury Distinction</strong> </li> <li><strong>Rodrigo FAUSTINI</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival:en/awards/film-index-award-winner:film-20182371" target="_blank"><em>Boy Transcoded from Phosphene</em></a>: <strong>Off-Limits Award</strong> (ex ӕquo) </li> <li><strong>Shirley BRUNO</strong> for <a title="Check out the film index" href="https://www.annecy.org/festival/palmares/fiche-film-palmares:film-20182039" target="_blank"><em>An Excavation of Us</em></a>: <strong>Off-Limits Award</strong> (ex ӕquo)</li> </ul> <br /> <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/videoseries?list=PLs3Yp0_HhfXW7nSdL36Yoo29tszTSGu_J&ecver=2" width="640" height="360"></iframe></div> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0200 The Best of Annecy Festival! https://www.annecy.org/news:a2441 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2441 Read all about “Best of Annecy 2018” and “Best of Annecy Kids 2018”, to discover a concentrate of the very best of animation.<br /><p>The Annecy International Animation Film Festival traverses the world far and wide with its "<strong>Best of Annecy 2018</strong>" program combining a selection of shorts from the latest festival with a 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 2018</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 2018</strong>" is a mix of funny, emotional and poetic short films that will delight the children! This programme consists of films from Annecy 2018's official selection or trailers, and is aimed at children from 5 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 2018</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 2018</strong>" and/or "<strong>Best of Annecy Kids 2018</strong>".</p> <p>Price: 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> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 2018 prizewinners at the Comœdia Lyon https://www.annecy.org/news:a2421 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2421 Calling all residents of Lyon! The Annecy International Animation Film Festival is presenting its 2018 prizewinners at the Comœdia cinema.<br /><p>A catch-up screening is scheduled at the Comœdia cinema for those who were not able to go to Annecy or would like to see the 2018 International Animation Film Festival prizewinning films for another time.</p> <p>The Annecy Festival <strong>prizewinners</strong> will be screened on <strong>23<sup>rd</sup> and 24<sup>th</sup></strong> June at the art house cinema in Lyon.</p> <p>Don’t hesitate about coming along to discover the 2018 Annecy Festival’s prizewinners! It is a fantastic programme that will allow those who like strolling down memory lane to experience the highlights of this year’s Festival once again, as well as allowing those who were not able to come to Annecy to discover some of the 2018 programme!</p> <p>Visit the <a title="More info" href="http://www.cinema-comoedia.com/" target="_blank">Comœdia</a> website to find out all information.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0200 2018 prizewinners at the Forum des images https://www.annecy.org/news:a2419 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2419 The Forum des images is offering you a catch-up screening on 27<sup>th</sup> and 28<sup>th</sup> June in Paris, in which the Annecy 2018 prizewinning films will be screened.<br /><p>In partnership with the Agence du court métrage, the <strong>Forum des images</strong> is this year once again screening the Annecy Festival prizewinning films. For those who would like to see the prizewinning films for the first time, or even once again, see you on <strong>27<sup>th</sup> and 28<sup>th</sup> June</strong> for four screenings.</p> <ul> <li>Wednesday 27<sup>th</sup> June at 7:00 pm: Prizewinning short films (1<sup>st</sup> part)</li> <li>Wednesday 27<sup>th</sup> June at 9:00 pm: Carte blanche given to the Agence du court métrage</li> <li>Thursday 28<sup>th</sup> June at 5:00 pm: Prizewinning short films (2<sup>nd</sup> part)</li> <li>Thursday 28<sup>th</sup> June at 9:00 pm: Prizewinning feature film</li> </ul> <p><strong>All the screenings will be held in salle 300.</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.forumdesimages.fr/les-programmes/reprise-du-festival-international-du-film-danimation-dannecy" target="_blank">More info</a></p> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 19 official prizes from the 2018 awards ceremony https://www.annecy.org/news:a2425 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2425 The 42<sup>nd</sup> Annecy International Animation Film Festival has just finished with a historic number of visitors including 11,700 badgeholders, which was 17% more than in 2017.<br /><p>The juries awarded 19 prizes on Saturday 16th June at the closing ceremony. It was an awards ceremony that reflected the wide range of emotions felt by audiences during the competition.</p> <p>Dominique Puthod, Chairman, Mickaël Marin, Managing Director, Marcel Jean, Artistic Director, and all of the CITIA team would like to pay tribute to the fantastic work of their CEO, Patrick Eveno, during the last 12 years and express their immense gratitude.</p> <br /> <h2>TV AND COMMISSIONED FILMS</h2> <h2>> Commissioned films</h2> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Award</p> <p><em><strong>Mark Lotterman "Happy"</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Alice Saey</strong><br /> France, The Netherlands</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Cristal for a Commissioned Film</p> <p><strong>Leica "Everything in Black and White"</strong></p> <p><strong>Mateus de Paula Santos</strong><br /> VETOR ZERO / LOBO<br /> Brazil</p> <h2>> TV Films</h2> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Award for a TV Series</p> <p><em><strong>We Bare Bears "Panda's Art"</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Daniel Chong</strong><br /> CARTOON NETWORK STUDIOS<br /> USA</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Award for a TV Special</p> <p><em><strong>The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Thomas Sheppard</strong><br /> STOOPID BUDDY STOODIOS<br /> USA</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Cristal for a TV Production</p> <p><em><strong>PIG: The Dam Keeper Poems "Yellow Flower", "Hello Nice to Meet You"</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Erick Oh</strong><br /> TONKO HOUSE LLC<br /> USA, Japan</p> <h2>GRADUATION FILMS</h2> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Distinction</p> <p><em><strong>Hybrids</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Florian Brauch, Matthieu Pujol, Kim Tailhades, Yohan Thireau, Romain Thirion</strong><br /> MOPA (SUPINFOCOM ARLES)<br />France</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Award</p> <p><em><strong>Inanimate</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Lucia Bulgheroni</strong><br /> NFTS – NATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOL<br /> United Kingdom</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Cristal for a Graduation Film</p> <p><em><strong>Barbeque</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Jenny Jokela</strong><br /> RCA – ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART<br /> United Kingdom</p> <h2>ANIMATION OFF-LIMITS SHORT FILMS</h2> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Off-Limits Award (tied)</p> <p><em><strong>An Excavation of Us</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Shirley Bruno</strong><br /> LE FRESNOY – STUDIO NATIONAL DES ARTS CONTEMPORAINS<br /> France, Greece, Haiti</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Off-Limits Award (tied)</p> <p><em><strong>Boy Transcoded from Phosphene</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Rodrigo Faustini</strong><br /> Brazil</p> <h2>FEATURE FILMS</h2> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Audience Award/Première</p> <p><em><strong>The Breadwinner</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Nora Twomey</strong><br /> CARTOON SALOON, AIRCRAFT PICTURES, MELUSINE PRODUCTIONS / STUDIO 352<br /> Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Distinction</p> <p><em><strong>The Wolf House</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Cristóbal León, Joaquín Cociña</strong><br /> DILUVIO<br /> Chile</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Award</p> <p><em><strong>The Breadwinner</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Nora Twomey</strong><br /> CARTOON SALOON, AIRCRAFT PICTURES, MELUSINE PRODUCTIONS / STUDIO 352<br /> Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Cristal for a Feature Film</p> <p><em><strong>Funan</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Denis Do</strong><br /> LES FILMS D'ICI, LUNANIME BVBA, BAC FILMS, WEBSPIDER PRODUCTIONS, ITHINKASIA<br /> Belgium, Cambodia, France, Luxembourg</p> <h2>SHORT FILMS</h2> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Audience Award</p> <p><em><strong>Weekends</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Trevor Jimenez</strong><br /> PAST LIVES PRODUCTIONS<br /> USA</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Jury Distinction</p> <p><em><strong>Biciklisti </strong></em></p> <p><strong>Veljko Popovic</strong><br /> LEMONADE 3D / KRUPNI KADAR, BAGAN FILMS<br /> Croatia, France</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Prix "Jean-Luc Xiberras" de la première œuvre</p> <p><em><strong>Egg</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Martina Scarpelli</strong><br /> MIYU PRODUCTIONS, LATE LOVE<br /> France, Denmark</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Prix du jury</p> <p><em><strong>Weekends</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Trevor Jimenez</strong><br /> PAST LIVES PRODUCTIONS<br /> USA</p> <p style="color: #90a905; font-size: 20px; font-weight: normal; margin: 25px 30px 7px 0px;">Cristal for a Short Film</p> <p><em><strong>Bloeistraat 11</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Nienke Deutz</strong><br /> LUNANIME BVBA, NEED PRODUCTIONS, WINDMILL FILM, BEAST ANIMATION<br /> Belgium, The Netherlands</p> Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:30:00 +0200 The Big Children’s Day https://www.annecy.org/news:a2422 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2422 Premieres, bonuses and goodies: extend the Festival with your children at the Pathé cinema.<br /><p>The <strong>Pathé</strong> cinema in Annecy is offering you a final day of animation with <strong>The Big Children’s Day</strong> on 24<sup>th</sup> June! The programme includes three feature films, including two premieres, and will prolong the Festival’s magic.</p> <ul> <li><strong>10:30 am</strong>: <em>Maya the Bee: The Honey Games</em>. See the most famous worker bee in this premiere! With the voices of the singers Jenifer and Lou for the characters of Maya and Violette.</li> <li><strong>2:00 pm</strong>: <em>Edward Scissorhands</em>, presented by the film critic Philippe Rouyer. Become familiar once again with Tim Burton’s masterpiece, in which Johnny Depp plays the title role. For children aged 10 years and above.</li> <li><strong>4:30 pm</strong>: The premiere of <em>The Incredibles 2</em>! This time Helen is very busy with her new job, while Bob takes care of the house and the incredible superpowers of the little one. THE ultimate family film.</li> </ul> <p>Bonuses, goodies, animations and surprises will be spread out through the day for the delight of your children!</p> Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:20:00 +0200 THANK YOU EVERYONE https://www.annecy.org/news:a2418 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2418 Thank you everyone who has made the 2018 Annecy Festival such a great success.<br /><p>All the organising team for Annecy 2018 would like to thank you for making this year’s Festival a success.</p> <p><strong>A huge thanks</strong> to the many <strong>volunteers</strong>, without whom the Festival, Mifa and Meetings could not exist. Thanks to all <strong>our service providers</strong> who were a model of efficiency, as well as our <strong>partners</strong> who support the event.</p> <p>Finally, we would like to thank the <strong>badgeholders</strong>. Every year, you transform Annecy into a magical and vibrant place for a week. This year, there were 11,700 of you! It was a record attendance figure for the Annecy Festival, which is a huge honour and it encourages us to do even better next year.</p> <p>We are looking forward to seeing you at the next Festival, Mifa and Meetings, which will take place <strong>between 10<sup>th</sup> and 15<sup>th</sup> June 2019</strong>!</p> Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:15:00 +0200 2018 Mifa Pitches Awards https://www.annecy.org/news:a2417 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2417 Congratulations to all the prize-winners of the Mifa Pitch sessions and thank you to all the partners!<br /><p><strong>SHORT FILMS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Arte France Prize: Tom CJ Brown for <em><strong>Christopher at Sea</strong></em></li> <li>Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma/Bourse des festivals Prize: Claire Sichez for <em><strong>Plans for Love</strong></em> </li> <li>Ciclic Prize: Tom CJ Brown for <em><strong>Christopher at Sea</strong></em> </li> <li>Folimage Prize: Anne-Sophie Gousset, Clément Ceard for <em><strong>Two Sisters</strong></em> </li> <li>Les Affranchis/Ville de Toulouse Prize: Armin Assadipour for <em><strong>Overloaded </strong></em></li> <li>NEF Animation Prize: David Stumpf, Michaela Mihalyiova for <em><strong>The End</strong></em> </li> <li>SACD Prize: Lyonel Charmette for <em><strong>Vercors </strong></em></li> <li>Open Workshop Prize: Sawako Kabuki for <em><strong>I’m Late</strong></em></li> </ul> <p><strong>    <br />FEATURE FILMS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ciclic Prize: Félix Dufour-Laperrière for <em><strong>Archipelago</strong></em></li> </ul> <p><strong>    <br />TV SERIES AND SPECIALS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ciclic Prize: Eloic GIMENEZ for <em><strong>Lioncub and the Fireflies</strong></em> </li> <li>Disney Channel Prize for a New Series: Isaac MOGAJANE for <em><strong>Junk Pilots</strong></em> </li> <li>TitraFilm Prize: Françoise RUSCAK, Claire GRIMOND for <em><strong>Steam Cows</strong></em> </li> <li>France Télévisions New Writing Prize: Cécile ROUSSET, Benjamin SERERO for <em><strong>I Came with Just My Eyes</strong></em></li> </ul> <p><strong>   <br />INTERACTIVE CREATIONS & TRANSMEDIA</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ina EXPERT Prize: Romain BONNIN, Mathieu BÉTARD for <em><strong>Griffon </strong></em></li> <li>SACD "Interactive Creation" Prize: Thomas VILLEPOUX for <em><strong>Jailbirds</strong></em></li> </ul> <p><strong>   <br />ANIMATION DU MONDE</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ciclic Prize: Roshanak ROSHAN pour <em><strong>Noon </strong></em>& Fabián GUAMANÍ ALDAZ for <em><strong>Ugamú </strong></em></li> <li>Gulli Prize: Ingrid AGBO, Sacha PERRIN-BAYARD for <em><strong>The Tree of Palimpsest</strong></em></li> </ul> Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:09:00 +0200 Annecy 2018 extended with exhibitions https://www.annecy.org/news:a2423 https://www.annecy.org/actualites:a2423 The 2018 Festival is finished…but the exhibitions are continuing!<br /><p>Did you not have the opportunity to visit the exhibitions during the event? Luckily, several of them are still running after the end of the Festival.</p> <ul> <li><strong>DEATH CLUB</strong><br />Until 30<sup>th</sup> June at the Médiathèque Bonlieu<br /> Enter the unique world of Vincent Parronaud, known as Winshluss, with this exhibition in which there is a combination of original drawings, films and models. His universe is characterised by its dark humour and macabre nature, and suitable only for a mature audience.</li> <li><strong>ShadokOrama – Jacques Rouxel & The Shadoks, a Great Jubilee</strong><br /> Until 15<sup>th</sup> October at the Château d’Annecy Celebrate the fiftieth birthday of <em>The Shadoks</em> with this one-of-a-kind retrospective. It is a fantastic opportunity to (re)discover the humour and adventures of this animated series that outraged some viewers set against a backdrop of May 68.</li> <li><strong>Animation Film: filmmaking secrets</strong><br /> Until 31<sup>st</sup> December at the Château d’Annecy Discover filmmaking secrets and immerse yourself in the world of the great animated film directors. This exhibition presents a selection of works kept by the Musées d’Annecy and lifts the lid on techniques that lie behind animated films.</li> </ul> Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:08:00 +0200