‘The Burden’, ‘Over the Wall’ win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2017


‘The Burden’, ‘Over the Wall’ win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2017
  1. ‘The Burden’, ‘Over the Wall’ win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2017
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    To wind up these six days of intense screenings, rich in discoveries and emotions, the annual closing ceremony revealed the much awaited winners of Annecy 2017 at the Annecy Town Hall. Alternating between prizes and surprises with exclusive screenings of such shorts as the world premiere of Genndy Tartakovsky’s Puppy! or Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Romain Segaud’s Two Snails Set Off, the evening rewarded a host of short films and features. Among the 216 films selected for the official comp…
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To wind up these six days of intense screenings, rich in discoveries and emotions, the annual closing ceremony revealed the much awaited winners of Annecy 2017 at the Annecy Town Hall.

Alternating between prizes and surprises with exclusive screenings of such shorts as the world premiere of Genndy Tartakovsky’s Puppy! or Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Romain Segaud’s Two Snails Set Off, the evening rewarded a host of short films and features.

Among the 216 films selected for the official competition, 17 projects received awards, including Sweden’s Min Börda (The Burden), directed by Niki Lindroth Von Bahr, which was given the Cristal for a Short Film, and Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa’s Lu Over the Wall, which received the Cristal for a Feature Film.

Swiss animator Georges Schwizgebel was given the Honorary Cristal Award to commemorate his prolific career.

Here is a complete list of the winners:

TV AND COMMISSIONED FILMS

Commissioned Films

Jury Award Moby “Are You Lost in the World Like Me?” Steve Cutts STEVE CUTTS (USA, UK)

Moby “Are You Lost in the World Like Me?”

Cristal for a Commissioned Film Material World Anna Ginsburg STRANGE BEAST (UK)

TV Series and Specials

Special Distinction for a TV Series BoJack Horseman “Fish Out Of Water” Mike Hollingsworth TORNANTE PRODUCTIONS, LLC (USA)

Jury Award for a TV Series The Man-Woman Case “Wanted” Anaïs Caura MY FANTASY / 2 P2L, FRANCE TÉLÉVISIONS NOUVELLES ÉCRITURES (France)

Cristal for a TV Production Revolting Rhymes Part One Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer, Bin-han To MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES (UK)

Revolting Rhymes Part One

GRADUATION FILMS

Jury Distinction Pas à pas Charline Arnoux, Mylène Gapp, Léa Rubinstayn, Florian Heilig, Mélissa Roux ESMA (ÉCOLE SUPÉRIEURE DES MÉTIERS ARTISTIQUES) (France)

Jury Award Summer’s Puke is Winter’s Delight Sawako Kabuki TAMA ART UNIVERSITY (Japan)

Cristal for a Graduation Film Sog Jonatan Schwenk HFG – HOCHSCHULE FÜR GESTALTUNG OFFENBACH AM MAIN (Germany)

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OFF-LIMITS SHORT FILMS

Off-Limits Award Dix puissance moins quarante-trois seconde FRANCIS MIYU PRODUCTIONS (France)

FEATURE FILMS

Audience Award The talented Jean-Pierre Jeunet bestowed the Audience Award upon Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman for Loving Vincent. The film has been a great success sin…

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