|Cartoon Movie 2013: Peter Lord, TF1 International, Les Armateurs win at Movie Tributes|
|Friday, 08 March 2013 00:00|
Aardman Animation's founding partner Peter Lord (UK) won the European Director of the year award at Cartoon Movie 2013 for his stop-motion adventure comedy "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" in stereoscopic 3D.
Cartoon Movie participants elected TF1 International (France) as European Distributor of the year. The company co-produced its first animation feature film in 2011, "The Rabbi's Cat", followed by "Santa's Magic Crystal" and "Aya of Yop City".
Finally, Didier Brunner's Les Armateurs (France) is the European Producer of the Year, having released two major films the same year: "Kirikou and the Men and the Women" by Michel Ocelot, and "Ernest & Celestine",César award for Best Animated Feature.
The winner is Benjamin Renner, former student of La Poudrière, who co-directed "Ernest & Célestine".
See all the nominees:
European Director of the Year award:
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European Producer of the Year:
The 15th Cartoon Movie, regarded as one the main showcases to promote European animation, presented 56 new projects for animated films from 20 countries across Europe to over 700 sector professionals.
|Last Updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 18:05|