Newly elected board members include ‘Klaus’ producer Jinko Gotoh and ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse.’ producer Hannah Minghella.
The biggest Annecy ever, by a lot, wrapped tonight with an awards gala befitting its incredible competition lineups.
The jury commended ‘Oneluv’ for the way its story was “told with imperfections, dirt, and a shivering style magnifying the story of abuse.”
Other big winners at Saturday night’s ceremony included the kids’ tv series ‘Tales from Dún Draíochta’ and ‘Odo.’
’27’ is the first animated short to win the prize since ‘Waves ’98’ did so in 2015.
João Gonzalez’s Oscar-nominated Portuguese short ‘Ice Merchants’ was also honored, taking home the visual development award.
‘The Flying Sailor’ was picked as the year’s top Canadian animated short with ‘PAW Patrol,’ and ‘The Snoopy Show’ taking top tv honors.
Four short films won prizes as well: ‘The Borderline,’ ‘The Queen of the Foxes,’ ‘Swing to the Moon,’ and ‘Intestine Road, Fish Island.’
This year’s Quirino Awards will take place on May 13 in the Canary Island city of La Laguna, Tenerife.
“Animation is the very definition of film,” actor Dwayne Johnson told the audience.
It’s Oscar day, the one day of year where Hollywood has to collectively grit its teeth and spend a few moments acting like they respect and appreciate animation.
The European pitching and co-production event has honored the year’s standout animation director, producer, and distributor.
“Anybody who works in filmmaking, I feel they’re my peers. I don’t think they look at me the same way,” said director Sergio Pablos.
Mickey, Donald, Buzz, Woody, and even Snow White have announced Oscar winners over the years.
While two of the categories feel like locks this year, the animated short race is still relatively open.
See the art that helped define the visual styles of this year’s five Oscar-nominated animated shorts.
This year’s Oscar-nominated filmmakers share behind-the-scenes details of how they created memorable characters and brought their performances to life.
Netflix led all companies with 11 wins across 32 categories, while Disney floundered.
Visual effects supervisor Laurens Ehrmann also won a César for his work on ‘Notre Dame on Fire.’
The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television has announced this year’s cinema, television, and digital media nominees.