Anime “No Longer Human” Wins Platinum Grand Prize at 2011 Future Film Festival

No Longer Human won the Platinum Grand Prize at the 2011 Future Film Festival! The jury made up of the comic and fantasy film expert Alberto Corradi, journalist and writer Stefano Masi and historic illustration and essayist Paola Pallottino chose Morio Asaka Japanese film with this statement: “For the high quality of the review of the traditional themes through a graphical functional poignant. Directed dosing times attigendo dramatic and visual culture by blending the Western and Japan. “ The jury awarded a special mention to Paul, by Greg Mottola (USA 2011), exhilarating trip on the road where the protagonist is an alien with the two demented movie star Simon Pegg and Nick Frost English. The motivation of the special prize: “For the ability to integrate a digital character in the drama of the play. For the balance that keeps the film from the position of independent and mainstream, ripping applause. “

Among the short films in competition for the Future Short Film, the jury composed of journalist Marco Consoli, author and television animator Guido De Maria and author Stefano Disegni gave the prize of the Province of Bologna for the best short to Bottle of Kirsten Lepore (USA 2010) with the following motivation: “For the ability to warm the heart of the viewer with an unusual and original love story, full of poetry, through the use of poor materials and techniques.” The jury has given a mention to Rubik by Claire Baudean, Ludovid Habas, Mickael Krebs, Julien Legay, Chao But Florent Rousseau, Caroline Roux, Vaxelaire Margaux (France 2010) to “the insight to turn a game popular in a narrative trick that creates a gravitational surprising thriller. “

The short of Groupama Future Film Short voted by the public is Le Royaume / The King and the Beaver by Nuno Alves Rodrigues, Oussama Bouacheria, Julien Cheng, Sébastien Hary, Aymeric Kevin Ulysse Malassagne and Franck Monier (France 2010). Mobile by Verena Fels (Germany 2010) and Rubik by Claire Baudean, Ludovid Habas, Mickael Krebs, Julien Legay, Chao But Florent Rousseau, Caroline Roux, Vaxelaire Margaux (France, 2010) shared the second place.

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