The Yerevan festival completed its 5th edition. See all the festival winners.

The 5th edition of ReAnimania (26 Oct -1 Nov) had a distinct, European feel. The Berlin-awarded Rabbitland by Ana Nedeljkovic and Nikola Majdak and its allegorical tale of democracy won the award for best short film.

Runner-up (and a special jury mention) to the US film Fight, by Steven Subotnick.

The feature film award (out of 7 features competing) was given to the French western hommage My Mommy is America and She Met Buffalo Bill (Marc Boréal, Thibaut Chatel).

The Annecy-awarded,  Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury by Luiz Bolognesi (Brazil, 2013) received a jury's special mention.

Another French victory for the short graduation, stop-motion horror film The Bungled Child (La Ravaudeuse) by Simon Filliot.


The Swiss animator Georges Schwizgebel, who also gave a lecture at the 5th ReAnimania was awarded with the Robert Sahakyants special award.

All the winners:

  • Best Short Film: Rabbitland, Ana Nedeljkovic, Nikola Majdak  (Serbia, 2013)
  • Juries' Special Mention: Fight, Steven Subotnick (US, 2012)
  • Best Armenian Short Film (after Lev Atamanov): Naira Muradyan for Ballet
  • Best Feature Film: My Mommy is America and She Met Buffalo Bill, Marc BORÉAL, Thibaut CHATEL      (France | Luxembourg, 2013)
  • Juries' Special Mention: Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, Luiz Bolognesi (Brazil, 2013)
  • Best Graduation Film: The Bungled Child (La Ravaudeuse),  Simon Filliot  (France, 2012)
  • Best Music Video award: Katachi (Shape), Katarzyna Kijek, Przemyslaw Adamski  (Poland & Japan, 2013)
  • Best Concept Award: Cheatin', Bill Plympton,(US, 2013)
  • Special award of Converse bank: Zack Demirtshyan
  • Best TV and Educational category winner: Anton
  • Cinema Union special award: Maggot Feeder, Priit Tender

Georges Schwizgebel (Switzerland) was awarded with the Robert Sahakyants special award.

Zippy Frames was a proud, media sponsor of the event.