AniMazSpot had a very close race for the top two shorts of the Third Quarter entries. Lots of terrific shorts, in different styles, different techniques, different stories, and from many different countries, and although there were several top vote getters, two clear winners emerged, which will go on to vie for Best of Festival at the fourth annual AniMazSpot 2012 festival, September 10 through 16.
Two from each quarter will make up the eight nominees for Best of Festival. The top Best of Festival Winner will receive Larry Loc’s Bozu Bronze trophy. Of course, other close runners-up will be nominated for various category awards, to be announced after the fourth and final quarter toward the middle of August. The final winners in all categories will be announced, and presented their awards on the last evening of the festival on September 16.
So, the two winners for this Third Quarter are: