Réka Bucsi, Paul Bush In the 2018 Animanima Winners

Réka Bucsi, Paul Bush In the 2018 Animanima Winners

Out of 30 films and 18 countries participating, the 12th Animanima Festival (4-8 Sep 2018, Cacak, Serbia) selected its winners. The main competition jury (Špela Čadež, Vessela Dantcheva,and Nikta Diakur) chose their picks as below:

 Main Competition Programme:

  • 'Golden Peg Bar' - Grand Prix of the ANIMANIMA 2018:
    SOLAR WALK, Réka Bucsi (Denmark) For an enigmatic trip into playful worlds filled with unpredictable narratives, delicately animated creatures and sensitive sound.

  • Special Jury Award:
    RIDE, Paul Bush (Portugal, UK), For the magic that happens in between frames.

Paul Bush in 2018 Animanima (c) Animanima festival

  • Spela Cadez - Special Distinction
    WICKED GIRL ,Ayce Kartal (Turkey), For opening the darkest corners of our society through the eyes of a little girl.
  • Vessela Dantcheva - Special Distinction
    MUSICAL TRAUMAS ,Milos Tomic (Serbia),For the imaginative interpretation of traumatic learning experiences.
  • Nikita Diakur - Special Distinction
    GUAXUMA, Nara Normande (France): For the intimate story embraced by an elaborate mixture of sand animation technique.

Films for Children Competition
The jury (Lea Vidaković, Pavel Horáček, Piotr Kardas) picked up the following:

  • Periscope' Award – for the best film of the Programme
    FUNNY FISH, Krishna Chandran A. Nair (France): When we looked through the periscope, we saw a funny fish.
  • Special Jury Award:THE FRUITS OF CLOUDS, Kateřina Karhánková (Czech Republic):A dark, poetic, social observation for those who dare.

The Fruits of Clouds

  • Special Distinction Of The Jury:SHELL WITH AN OCEAN INSIDE,Yulia Sitdyikova (Russia): The end of the movie is the beginning for the bug of doubt.
  • Audience Award: THE DEATH, FATHER AND SON , Winshluss & Walgenwitz (France)

The 12th edition of Animanima Festival took place 4-8 September 2018 in the City Cultural Centre of Cacak, Serbia.

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