Annecy Selects 17 Feature Films For 2015 Edition

Three features that will screen in competition at Annecy this year (l. to r.): "Miss Hokusai," "Aadam," and "Long Way North."
Three features that will screen in competition at Annecy this year (l. to r.): “Miss Hokusai,” “Aadam,” and “Long Way North.”

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which has already announced its shorts and TV competition lineup, has revealed its 2015 feature film selections.

Annecy received a record 73 feature film submissions—a testament to the thriving state of feature filmmaking internationally. Seventeen feature films were selected overall, eight of which will screen in competition and nine out of competition. The features, many of which are co-productions, originate from 14 different countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, and the United States.

  • Adama by Simon Rouby (France)
  • April and the Twisted World (Avril et le monde truqué) by Franck Ekinci, Christian Desmares (France)
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  • Long Way North by Rémi Chayé (Denmark, France)
  • Miss Hokusai by Keiichi Hara (Japan)
  • Mune by Alexandre Heboyan, Benoît Philippon (France)
  • Possessd (Pos eso) by Samuel Orti (Spain)
  • Sabogal by Juan José Lozano, Sergio Mejía Forero (Colombia)
  • The Case of Hana & Alice by Shunji Iwai (Japan)

  • Banished by Diego Guerra (Colombia)
  • Dragon Nest: Warriors’ Dawn by Yuefeng Song (China)
  • Eden’s Edge by Gerhard Treml, Leo Calice (Austria, USA)
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  • Extraordinary Tales by Raúl Garcia (Belgium, Spain, USA, Luxembourg)
  • Little from the Fish Shop by Jan Balej (Czech Republic, Slovakia, France)
  • Mortadelo and Filemon: Mission Implausible (Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo) by Javier Fesser (Spain)
  • Rocks in My Pockets by Signe Baumane (USA, Latvia)
  • Stand By Me Doraemon by Takashi Yamazaki, Yagi Ryuchi (Japan)
  • The Snow Queen 2 by Alexey Tsitsilin (Russia)