20th Sep 2017

  The race to the Césars is on! 

The animated short films chosen to run for the 2018 French César award has just been announced. Eight of these 12 films were shown at the Annecy Festival.

Eight animated short films shown or awarded at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival have been chosen by the French Academy of Arts and Film Techniques to compete for the 2018 César.

Congratulations to the following film crews:

  • Alphonse Gets Lost by Catherine Buffat and Jean-Luc Gréco
    Ciclic Prize at the 2014 Mifa Pitches
  • Scenery by Alberto Vázquez
    Festivals Connexion – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma award at the 2016 Annecy Festival
  • I Want Pluto to Be a Planet Again by Marie Amachoukeli and Vladimir Mavounia-Kouka
    In official selection at the 2017 Annecy Festival
  • The Ogre by Laurène Braibant
    Jury Distinction and "CANAL+ Creative Aid" Award for a Short Film at the 2017 Annecy Festival
  • The Bald Future by Paul Cabon
    In official selection at the 2016 Annecy Festival
  • My Man (Squid) by Stéphane Cadoret
    Creative Focus, 2012 Annecy Festival
  • Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata
    André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film and FIPRESCI Award at the 2017 Annecy Festival
  • Grandpa Walrus by Lucrèce Andreae
    Audience Award at the 2017 Annecy Festival

Check out the full list of preselected short films.

Good luck to all! The 4 films nominated for the prestigious César 2018 for best animated short will be revealed on Wednesday, 31th January 2018.

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