Oh, Willy , Ernest and Celestine win at Stuttgart 2013
On Sunday evening, April 28, 2013, at 8 pm in the Stuttgart cinema Gloria the 20th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film presented the winners of the competitions.
The jury has judged approx. 1000 high-quality animated films in the competition categories, and handed out 65.000 euros to films in the nine competition categories.
The multiply-awarded Oh, Willy (Emma de Swaef, Marc James Roels, Belgium/France/The Netherlands) won the Grand Prix of the International Competition, and 15.000 Euro, sponsored by the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg and the City of Stuttgart.
The Lotte Reiniger Award Promotion for Animated film was given to KARA NO TAMAGO (A Wind Egg, Japan) by Ryo Okawara, whereas the SWR Audience award was handed out to Hisko Hulsing's hypnotic Junkyard (The Netherlands).
Best student film for the Estonian Breakfast on the glass (Erik Alunurm, Mari Pakkas, Mari Liis Rebane, Mihkel Reha), and best feature film (AniMovie award) to the César-awarded Ernest & Celestine (Benjamin Renner, Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, France).
The Tricks for Kids Award for the best children’s animated film was given to “SCHRECKEN OHNE ENDE” (Nearest and Dearest) by Michael Sieber, & Max Stöhr (Germany), and the award for best the best animated series for children to Alan Shannon's Roy: Foot Fat Fit (Ireland).
A separate series of awards had already been awarded in the field of applied animation (see the winners of the Animated Com Award).
The 20th edition the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (23-28 April 2013) boasts an attendance rate of 80.000 people, and solidifies its position as one of the indispensable animation festivals in Europe.
See all the winners below:
International Competition Grand Prix
15.000 Euro, sponsored by the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg and the City of Stuttgart
Belgium, France, The Netherlands 2011
Directors: Emma de Swaef, Marc James Roels
Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film
10.000 Euro, sponsored by MFG Film Funding Baden-Wuerttemberg
"KARA NO TAMAGO" (A Wind Egg)
Director: Ryo Okawara
SWR Audience Award
The Netherlands 2012
Director: Hisko Hulsing
Young Animation Award for the best student film
2.500 Euro, sponsored by Landesanstalt für Kommunikation Baden-Wuerttemberg (LfK) and MFG Film Funding Baden-Wuerttemberg
"EINE MURUL" (Breakfast on the Grass)
Directors: Erik Alunurm, Mari Pakkas, Mari Liis Rebane, Mihkel Reha
AniMovie Award for the best animated feature film
2.500 Euro, sponsored by RTL DISNEY Fernsehen GmbH & Co. KG, SUPER RTL
"ERNEST & CÉLESTINE"
France, Belgium, Luxembourg 2012
Directors: Benjamin Renner, Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar
Tricks for Kids Award for the best children's animated film
4.000 Euro, supported by Studio 100 Media GmbH
"SCHRECKEN OHNE ENDE" (Nearest and Dearest)
Directors: Michael Sieber, Max Stöhr
Tricks for Kids Award for the best animated series for children
"ROY: FOOT FAT FIT"
Director: Alan Shannon
Cartoons for Teens Award for the best animated series, animes and cut scenes from computer games for youths
2.500 Euro, sponsored by Nippon Art GmbH and AV Visionen GmbH
"DER NOTFALL" (Déjà-moo)
Directors: Stefan Müller
German Screenplay Award
2.500 Euro, sponsored by Telepool GmbH
"MOLLY MONSTER – DER FILM"
by John Chambers
Animated Fashion Award
2.000 Euro, sponsored by E. Breuninger GmbH
"FREITAG X-MAS MOVIES", Switzerland 2012
Claudia Röthlin, Yves Gutjahr
German Voice Actor Award
RICK KAVANIAN, "Knight Rusty – Yesterday's Hero Recycled" (Knight Rusty)
Universum Film GmbH, Germany 2012
Animated Com Award - Awards for the best applied animation in the fields of advertising, technology and spatial communication
sponsored by Mackevision Medien Design GmbH, Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart, Daimler AG, U.I. Lapp GmbH
"THE REAL BEARS", USA 2012
Director: Lucas Zanotto
2.500 Euro, sponsored by Mackevision Medien Design GmbH
"MTV EMA 2012 OPENER", Germany 2012
Director: Mate Steinforth,
Commissioner: VIMN MTV World Design Studios
2.500 Euro, sponsored by Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart
"MASS EFFECT 3 – TAKE EARTH BACK", Hungary 2012
Director: Istvan Zorkoczy,Commissioner: Electronic Arts/Bioware
Category Spatial Communication
"SWISS PAVILION EXPO YEOUSU: THE SOURCE - IT'S IN YOUR HANDS"
Director: Marc Tamschick,
Commissioner: Präsenz Schweiz
Special Prize Mercedes-Benz Classic: Silver Arrows
2.500 Euro, sponsored by Daimler AG
"A RACERS SCETCHBOOK", Germany 2013
Director: Falk Schuster
Special Prize Lapp Connected Award
2.500 Euro, sponsored by U.I. Lapp GmbH
Director: Darko Vidackovic
48h Animation Jam – Crazy Horse Session
Antonio Jesús Busto Algarin, Martin Martínez Garcia (Spain)
In co-operation with M.A.R.K. 13, Landesanstalt für Kommunikation (LFK) and MFG Film Funding Baden-Wuerttemberg
Project Competition Animation Co-Production Forum Arab World (the countries of the Arab League) and the Caucasus region 2013
in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung
nominated for the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung for International Cooperation
Sarah Kaskas and Michael Schwertel