ANIMATED DREAMS 2013 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

ANIMATED DREAMS GRAND PRIX 2013
The Banquet of the Concubine
France, Canada, Switzerland 2012, 13′
DIR: Hefang Wei
Prod: Pascal Le Nôtre, Emmanuel Bernard, Julie Roy

For the wholeness of the films design, story and sound. For the impressive use of the technique of animation for telling an emotional story.

BEST ABSTRACT ANIMATION
Koukou
Japan 2013, 6′
DIR: Takashi Ohashi
Prod: Takashi Ohashi

For the exciting new combination of soundtrack and strong visual experience.

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Electric Soul
Finland, South Korea 2013, 5′
DIR: Joni Männistö
Prod: Joni Männistö

For the texture and rhythm of the soundtrack which took the film to a whole other level.

JURY’S SPECIAL MENTION
Tongue-tied
France 2012, 4′
DIR: Lucrèce Andreae
Prod: Lucrèce Andreae

For the intense visual style and for the use of animation as part of the storytelling.

JURY’S SPECIAL MENTION
Plug & Play
Switzerland 2013, 6′
DIR: Michael Frei
Prod: Michael Frei

For breaking the spectatator’s expectations over and over and far pulling the rug from under your feet, in a pleasurable way.

ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS STUDENT JURY SPECIAL AWARD:
BEST INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM
But milk is important
Norway 2012, 10′
DIR:Anna Mantzaris, Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen
Prod: Anna Mantzaris, Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen