Based on the decision of the jury, the following prizes were awarded:
Grand Prix of the Festival goes to the film from the Student category
AFTER THE RAIN
Direction: Valérian DESTERNE, Rebecca BLACK, Céline COLLIN, Juan Olarte, Juan Pablo DE LA ROSA ZALAMEA, Carlos Osmar SALAZAR TORNERO, Lucile PALOMINO
For the perfect combination of animation, visual style, dramaturgy and sound.
RUN ROSTAM RUN
Production: Hossein Molayemi
Direction: Hossein Molayemi
For an unforgettable characterization and a wonderful satirical view of an ancient story.
THE QUINTET OF THE SUNSET
Production: Jingyan Zhao of Realwood Studios
Direction: Jie Weng
For the wonderful characterization and poetic meaning of human life.
Production: Irina Snezhinskaya
Direction: Maxim Kulikov
For aesthetical and nostalgic point of view in relationships between generations.
THE LITTLE HERO
Production: National University of Theater and Film "I.L. Caragiale"
Direction: Elena Ciolacu
For an educational story expressed through classical animation and beautiful graphics.
Production: Shalev Ben Elya, Renen Adar
Direction: Shalev Ben Elya, Renen Adar
For an excellent example of a convincing story told using a complex stop-motion technique.
Production: St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television
Direction: Maria Kuzmenko
For an innovative and fun movie with great visual style and energy.
Special mention were given to the following films:
Production: Ali Zare Ghanatnowi
Direction: Ali Zare Ghanatnowi
For a serious topic and a heartbreaking dramatic story.
A PLACE TO PLAY
Production: Magic carpet studios
Direction: Chekwube Okonkwo
To support the future development of the African (Nigerian) animation.
THE MUSIC BOX
Production: Joe Chang, Yang Li
Direction: Joe Chang
For artistic and highly dramatic interpretation of historical event.
THE INCREDIBLE WARDROBEGADGET OF DR. STEIN
Production: Zuzana Dedochova
Direction: Gabriela Plackova
For high technical skills and sense of humor in puppet animation.
UGLY FAIRY TALE
Production: Hristo Hristov
Direction: Radostina Neykova
For the innovative use of technological achievements in classical animation.
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Direction: Maïté Schmitt
For the original script and artistic graphic stylization.