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All the winners of the 12th Animanima festival.

Out of 30 films and 18 countries participating, the 12th Animanima Festival (4-8 Sep 2018, Cacak, Serbia) selected its winners. The main competition jury (Špela Čadež, Vessela Dantcheva,and Nikta Diakur) chose their picks as below:

 Main Competition Programme:

  • 'Golden Peg Bar' - Grand Prix of the ANIMANIMA 2018:
    SOLAR WALK, Réka Bucsi (Denmark) For an enigmatic trip into playful worlds filled with unpredictable narratives, delicately animated creatures and sensitive sound.

  • Special Jury Award:
    RIDE, Paul Bush (Portugal, UK), For the magic that happens in between frames.

Paul Bush in 2018 Animanima (c) Animanima festival

  • Spela Cadez - Special Distinction
    WICKED GIRL ,Ayce Kartal (Turkey), For opening the darkest corners of our society through the eyes of a little girl.
  • Vessela Dantcheva - Special Distinction
    MUSICAL TRAUMAS ,Milos Tomic (Serbia),For the imaginative interpretation of traumatic learning experiences.
  • Nikita Diakur - Special Distinction
    GUAXUMA, Nara Normande (France): For the intimate story embraced by an elaborate mixture of sand animation technique.

Films for Children Competition
The jury (Lea Vidaković, Pavel Horáček, Piotr Kardas) picked up the following:

  • Periscope' Award – for the best film of the Programme
    FUNNY FISH, Krishna Chandran A. Nair (France): When we looked through the periscope, we saw a funny fish.
  • Special Jury Award:THE FRUITS OF CLOUDS, Kateřina Karhánková (Czech Republic):A dark, poetic, social observation for those who dare.


The Fruits of Clouds

  • Special Distinction Of The Jury:SHELL WITH AN OCEAN INSIDE,Yulia Sitdyikova (Russia): The end of the movie is the beginning for the bug of doubt.
  • Audience Award: THE DEATH, FATHER AND SON , Winshluss & Walgenwitz (France)

The 12th edition of Animanima Festival took place 4-8 September 2018 in the City Cultural Centre of Cacak, Serbia.

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