International Animation Film
Sasha Svirsky with “Vadim on a Walk”
The prize money of 700€ for the competition “International Animation Film” was sponsored by Animation Network Berlin e. V.
Award for outstanding design, musical animation and poetic narrative in telling the complicated things we are all worried about.
Competition Special: Russian Contemporary Animation
Varya Yakovleva with “Anna, Cat and Mouse”
This film impresses with an outstanding character design, perfect image compotision in every shot and perfect timing – all animated by hand in an analogue cut-out technique.
German Animation Film
Anna Samo with “Conversations with a Whale”
The prize money of 300€ for the competition “German Animation Film” was sponsored by AG Animationsfilm.
Prize for the ability to transform a very personal story into a great ode to the art of animation that helps us survive.
Marion Täschler with “C”
The prize money of 500€ for the competition “New Talents” was sponsored by Alumniverein der Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF e.V.
Nobody likes rejection, even in it’s slightest form, but how does it feel, if it keeps happening, no matter what we do, or where we turn to? This humorous, beautifully hand-crafted film leaves the viewer either empathising with character or being glad that one is safe from such devastating experiences.
Animated Series Competition
Stefanie Sargnagel & Adnan Popovic with “The normal show”
Jury: Neurotic and bizarre characters combined with an edgy humour generating an enormous addictive potential. This is the most important thing for a successful series. Only one question remains – when will there finally be new episodes?
Animated Commissions Competition
Julian Vargas & Bjørn Molstad with “Bufdir”
Commisioned by the The Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs, this film tells a story of empowerment and hope, with a great cinematic compositing of documentary and animated images.