Fantoche 2014 festival winners, from left to right: Mirai Mizue, Dictynna Hood, Anna Benner, Olesya Shchukina, Joana Locher, Mauro Carraro, Mathieu Epiney, Nils Hedinger (click to enlarge).
Fantoche 2014 festival winners, from left to right: Mirai Mizue, Dictynna Hood, Anna Benner, Olesya Shchukina, Joana Locher, Mauro Carraro, Mathieu Epiney, Nils Hedinger (click to enlarge).

Daisy Jacobs’ The Bigger Picture, a graduation film from Britain’s National Film and Television School, won the top prize at the 12th annual Fantoche animation festival, which wrapped up last Sunday in Baden, Switzerland. The seven-minute Bigger Picture has been dominant on the festival circuit this year, winning the grand prize at Hiroshima and the top student prize at Annecy. The top prize for a Swiss film was awarded to Joana Locher for Oh Wal.

A complete list of winners is below:

AWARDS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Best Film
The Bigger Picture
Daisy Jacobs (Great Britain)

High Risk
Through the Hawthorn
Anna Benner, Pia Borg, Gemma Burditt (Great Britain)

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New Talent
The Wound
Anna Budanova (Russia)


Best Sound
Snow Hut
Yoriko Mizushiri(Japan)

Best Visual
Wonder
Mirai Mizue (Japan/France)

Special Mention (New Talent)
Timber
Nils Hedinger (Switzerland)

Audience Award

My Own Personal Moose
Leonid Shmelkov (Russia)

AWARDS SWISS COMPETITION

Best Swiss
Oh Wal
Joana Locher (Switzerland)

High Swiss Risk
Cyclopèdes
Mathieu Epiney (Switzerland)


Swiss Special Mention
Aubade
Mauro Carraro (Switzerland)

Audience Award
Aubade
Mauro Carraro (Switzerland)

AWARDS BEST KIDS

Best Kids
Pik Pik Pik
Dmitry Vysotskiy (Russia)


2014 Children’s Public Award
Le vélo de l’éléphant
Olesya Shchukina (France/Belgium)
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