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Have a look at the nominees for the Animated Com Award (for applied animation) at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2015.

Since 2011, the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film presents the Animated Com Award, with prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology. The jury has chosen 50 high class films, from 141 submitted international productions, for this year's shortlist of the Animated Com Award.

The award ceremony will stream live on 8 May 2014 (20:00 CET).

Ten of them were nominated for the three prize categories. Additionally Daimler AG awards the extra prize “Future needs Derivation – Mobility in a Digital World” and U. I. Lapp GmbH the „Lapp Connected Award“.

The nominees are:

Category Advertising

Nike Mercurial Superfly IV: Manvsmachine, Great Britain 2014
Fruitsnacks – Claw Machine:Buck, Saatchi & Saatchi, USA 2014
League of Legends: Arnaud & Jérôme, Passion Pictures, France 2013
Sauza 901: Adam Perry, Strange Beast, Great Britain 2014
France 3 Idents: Nicolas Deveaux, Cube Creative Productions, France 2014

Category Spatial Communication

Smart Ampelmännchen: Marten Persiel, Bigfish, Germany 2014TING – Technology and Democracy
Marc Tamschick: Tamschick Media + Space GmbH, Germany 2014


Category Technology

Ghost Peloton: Mark Huskisson, NVA, Great Britain 2014
Assassin’s Creed Unity Arno Master: István Zorkóczy, Digic Pictures, Hungary 2014
Casio G-Shock, Test Field’: Alexej Tylevich, Logan TV, USA 2013

Nominees Special Award “ Future needs Derivation – Mobility in a Digital World” by Daimler AG

Driving: Nate Theis, USA 2014
Ride Away: Clémence Bouchereau, France 2014
VRP: Hugo Leygnac, Olivier Lafay, Arthur Philippe, Marie Dossetto, Valentin Moriceau, France 2014

Nominees Special Award “ Lapp Connected Award by U. I. Lapp GmbH

9:30 AM: Alfonso de la Cruz, Mexico 2014
Pass It On: Teresa Cruz, Portugal 2014
Sumsing: Martin Rahmlow, Germany 2014
The Wires: Tatjana Moshkova, Marina Moshkova, Russia 2014

 The jury of the Animated Com Award consists of renowned experts from the animation and advertising industries: Dr. Martin Feyock (CEO of the advertising section for the board of German Producers Alliance – Film & Television, CEO of Exploitation Company TWF Trust Company and the German Academy of Advertisement), Prof. Thomas Hundt (CEO Jangled Nerves), Prof. Kathi Kaeppel (Creative Director, Animation Artist, Illustrator), Michael Preiswerk (Creative Director, Consultant), Florian Rederer (CEO SCHOKOLADE Filmproduktion GmbH) and Mate Steinforth (CEO Sehsucht Berlin).

 Partners of the event are Spotlight – Festival für Bewegtbildkommunikation, jazzopen stuttgart, netzwerk production, fischerAppelt, Hansgrohe, Ilg-Außenwerbung and KlickPiloten.

 This years prize sponsors are: Daimler AG, U. I. Lapp GmbH and Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart. The Shortlist program of the Animated Com Award will be shown on May 7, in the Gloria 2 cinema, Stuttgart.

The award ceremony will take place as a gala event at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart on May 8, 2015 (20:00) during the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (5-10 May 2015), and  will stream live.

 Among other highlights, keynote speaker Jörn Großhans, VFX Supervisor at Mackevision – recently Emmy-awarded for “Game of Thrones” – gives insights into his work




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