Egg, Another Day of Life Crown Anilogue 2018 Awards
During the 2018 Anilogue fest (which opened with MIchel Ocelot's Dilili in Paris), the jury for short and feature films was comprised of: Piotr Kardas / Festival director, Curator (Poland), Veljko Popović / Director (Croatia) and Melinda Kiss / Head of Animation Institute, METU (Hungary), Frantisek Ambrus / Producer, CEO Puppetworks Animation Studio (Hungary), Pedro Rivero / Producer, Director, Screenwriter (Spain) and Draško Ivezić / Producer, Director, Screenwriter (Croatia).
Among the 30 candidates to receive the Best of Anilogue - Cartoon Network Award, and the €2.000 cash award with it, as well as the Best Feature Animation Award, the jury choose the Egg by Martina Scarpelli as their favorite.
Special mention (Pedro Rivero) was given to the Portuguese Agouro by David Doutel and Vasco Sà, while Olivér Hegyi took home a special award by Frantisek Ambrus for Take Me Home.
A rather neglected from the festival circuit short, the 2D dramatic How Steel Was Tempered by Igor Grubić won a Jury Special Award (Veljko Popovic), while another dramatic effort, the French Grandpa Walrus (read our review here) by Lucrèce Andreae won the Audience Award.
How Steel Was Tempered
In the feature film category, the Polish/Spanish Another Day of Life (Raúl De La Fuente and Damian Nenow) prevailed, while Funan by Denis Do took home a Special Mention.
The full winners' list:
EGG by Martina Scarpelli - Best of Anilogue Cartoon Network Award
AGOURO by David Doutel and Vasco Sá - Jury Special Award by Pedro Rivero
TAKE ME PLEASE by Olivér Hegyi - Jury Special Award by Frantisek Ambrus
HOW STEEL WAS TEMPERED by Igor Grubic Jury Special Award by Veljko Popovic
GRANDPA WALRUS BY Lucrèce Andreae - Audience Award
ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE by Raúl De La Fuente and Damian Nenow - Best of Anilogue Award 2018 in the category of feature length animated film
FUNAN by Denis Do - Jury Special Mention
The 16th Anilogue Festival took place 28 Nov-2 Dec 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.