Competitive Screening


Winners at the Competitive Screening of Animage 2017

We are pleased to announce the awarded short films on the Competitive Screening of this 8th Animage – International Animation Festival of Pernambuco.

Here are the following awarded in each category:

Best Short Film: Manolo, by Abel Ringot (France/Belgium)

Best Children’s Short Film: Le Petit Bonhomme de Poche, by Ana Chubinidze (France)

Best Brazilian Short Film: Fazenda Rosa, by Chia Beloto (Brazil, Pernambuco)

Special Mention Of The Jury for Brazilian Short Film: Torre, de Nádia Mangolini (Brazil, São Paulo)

Best Short Film – Audience Award: Cavalls Morts, by Marc Riba and Anna Solanas (Spain)

Best Direction: Sog, by Jonatan Schwenk (Germany)

Best Screenplay: Catherine, by Britt Raes (Belgium)

Best Art Direction: Journal Animé, by Donato Sansone (France)

Best Technique: Love, by Reka Bucsi (USA)

Special Mention Of The Jury for Technique: The Full Story, by Daisy Jacobs e Christopher Wilder (England)

Best Sound Mixing: Susurrus, by Na Yon Cho (USA)

For the first time a film from Pernambuco was voted the best Brazilian film of Animage!

The jury of the Competitive Screening was composed by Bruno Cabús, director, animator and art educator, William Paiva, musician, music producer, illustrator and director, and Rosana Urbes, animator, director, screenwriter and storyboarder, who also authored the illustration of this edition of the festival.

This edition received almost 600 films from 61 countries. From this total, 88 short films was selected from 28 countries for the competition.

For the choice of Manolo, by Abel Ringot, as the best film, the jury says: “For writing, in language of animation, an engaging poem about the relationship between director and character.