The KLIK! Animation Festival concluded its six-day event last Sunday in Amsterdam, awarding its top prize to Piotr Dumala’s festival favorite Hipopotamy. Dumala’s film also qualified for the Oscars this year, but didn’t make the shortlist. Wesley Nunêz won the top student prize for his Rhode Island School of Design junior project Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day!

A complete list of winners follows.

2014 Klik! Winners

hippotamy_dumalaKLIK! Award for Best Animated Short
Hipopotamy by Piotr Dumala (Poland)

graceunderwaterSpecial mention
Grace Under Water by Anthony Lawrence (Australia)

KLIK! Award for Best Animated Student Short
Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day! by Wesley Nunêz (USA)
KLIK! Hard//hoofd Award for Best Political Animated Short
Padre by Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso (France/Argentina)
Special mention
L’Île Noire by Nino Christen (Switzerland)
KLIK! Award for Best Commissioned Animation
Amnesty International “Pens” directed by Onur Senturk
KLIK! 2pause Award for Best Animated Music Video
The Uncluded “Organs” animated by Rob Shaw
Special mention
Wende “Last Resistance” animated by Aimee de Jongh
KLIK! Amsterdam Audience Award
Bear Story (Historia de un oso) by Gabriel Osorio (Chile)
Second place, audience award
The Elephant and the Bicycle by Olesya Shchukina (France/Belgium)

Third place, audience award
Oh My Dog! by Chloé Alliez (Belgium)

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