The 3rd Be there! Corfu Animation Festival revealed its prizes, which included two US wins.
The Annecy-selected Feral by Daniel Sousa, the story of wild boy found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization won the Grand Prize at the 3rd Be there! Corfu Animation Festival (Greece).
Julia Gromskaya's lyrical Flood won the Jury Prize, and best music for animation was reserved for the French Valérie PEREZ and her music in the Gérard Ollivier film, An ogre.
The best student film prize was split between the Sundance-selected Bite of the tail by Song E Kim and the Oscar-nominated Head over heel (Tim Reckart, UK)
Special mention was reserved for Peter Budinsky's story of twin boxers in tWINS (Slovakia, 2011).
The Uruguyan Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe by Walter Tournier [review] won the best feature film in competition, and the audience award for best feature film.
Jury members included the French/Dutch Monique Renault, and the Argentinians Ines Sedan (The Man who Slept) and Patricio Plaza (co-creator, El empleo).
he audience award was given to the multi-directed animated documentary Father by Ivan Bogdanov (produced by Bonobo studio).
Be there! Corfu Animation Festival was held between 4-7 April 2013 (Corfu, Greece). Visit the official festival site. See the awards list:
Short films in competition
Grand Prix: Feral Daniel Sousa (US, 2011)
Jury Prize: Flood, Julia Gromskaya (Italy, 2012)
Best music for animated film: An Ogre Gérard Ollivier (FRANCE, 2011) Music:Valérie PEREZ
Graduation films in competition
Best student film (ex aequo) Bite of the tail, Song E Kim (UNITED STATES/ SOUTH COREA , 2012) and Head Over Heels, Tim Reckart (UK, 2012)
Special mention:tWINs Peter Budinsky (SLOVAKIA, 2011)
Feature films in competition
Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe, Walter Tournier (URUGUAY-ARGENTINA-CHILE, 2012), 80'.
Audience award (short films): Father, Ivan Bogdanov (CROATIA-GERMANY-BULGARIA, 2012)
Audience award (feature films): Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe, Walter Tournier (URUGUAY-ARGENTINA-CHILE, 2012), 80'.