Rosto’s ‘Reruns’ Awarded Grand Prix at 38th Anima Pageant

Dutch filmmaker, author and musician Rosto’s ‘Reruns’ was given the Grand Prix award on the 2019 Anima Pageant.

The curtain got here down on the 38th ANIMA, the Brussels Worldwide Animation Movie Pageant, in ultra-festive type Sunday night, opening with a pleasant cinematic efficiency of Winsor McCay’s well-known 1914 animated quick movie, Gertie the Dinosaur. The night continued with the announcement of the profitable movies, adopted by the premiere of The Agricultural Honest, the newest from duo Patar and Aubier that includes extra loopy adventures with Cowboy and Indian.

This 12 months’s 38th version had 46,000 festivalgoers in attendance, together with 32,000 from Brussels, marking a rise of 1,000 attendees over final 12 months. The Pageant welcomed 763 badge-holders this 12 months, together with over 60 worldwide visitors coming from 20 completely different nations together with the U.S., Japan and Egypt, who have been visiting to current their movies or participate within the Futuranima skilled conferences.

The jury for the worldwide competitors — made up of Maureen Furniss (US), Hisko Hulsing (NL) and Jakob Schuh (DE) — determined to reward Rosto’s last quick movie Reruns, an explosive cocktail of dwell photos reworked in 3D, and an invite into the artist’s thoughts and particularly his childhood reminiscences… The Dutch filmmaker, author and musician sadly handed away on March 7, whereas making ready his first function. The Pageant devoted its closing ceremony to this nice artist whose profession had accompanied the Pageant along with his revolutionary and unique works. The Anima 2019 Grand Prix comes with a grant of two,500 Euros supplied by the Région de Bruxelles-Capitale.

The jury awarded their particular prize to Osman Cerfon’s I’m Going Out for Cigarettes, whereas the prize for the most effective scholar movie went to Bloem? by Jorn Leeuwerink. Lastly, the junior jury, made up of representatives from webtv Ceci n’est pas un Buzz and Ouftivi, rewarded the Academy Award-nominated One Small Step, by Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, with their prize for the most effective quick movie for a younger viewers.

The jury for the nationwide competitors — comprised of Anders Narverud Moen (NO), Julia Ocker (DE) and Ron Dyens (Fr) — awarded the prize for the most effective Belgian quick movie from the SABAM to Lia Bertels’ Nuit Cherie. The Grand Prix for finest quick movie from the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles went to Sous le Cartilage des Côtes by Bruno Tondeur.

Anima’s viewers selected to award Denis Do’s Funan as the most effective function for adults, whereas the votes for the prize for finest quick movie went to Thoughts My Thoughts by Ground Adams. The Animated Night time spectators awarded their prize for finest quick to Bloody Fairy Tales.

Lastly, the Pageant hosted a VR competitors for the primary time this 12 months. The jury of specialists, François Fripiat, Marine Haverland and Ioana Matei, selected Gloomy Eyes by Fernando Maldonado and Jorge Tereso, to win this primary award for finest VR movie.

It ought to be famous that the European movies awarded on the Anima Pageant are eligible for the Emilie Awards, and the Anima 2019 Grand Prix is eligible for the Oscar for finest animated quick movie.

Subsequent 12 months’s Anima is about to happen in Brussels from Friday, February 21 by way of Sunday, March 1, 2020.

The complete record of winners on the Anima 2019 Awards is proven beneath:


Jury Awards

Grand Prix Anima 2019 for Finest Worldwide Brief Movie,
supplied by the Brussels-Capital Area (2.500€)
RERUNS, Rosto (France/Netherlands/Belgium)

Artistic Revelation Award (2.500 € supplied by the Korean Cultural Centre)
GRAND BASSIN, Héloïse Courtois, Victori Jalabert,
Chloé Plat, Adèle Raigneau

Particular Jury Award

Award for Finest Scholar Brief Movie
BLOEM ?, Jorn Leeuwerink (Netherlands)
Particular point out
SISTER, Siqi Track (China)

Youth jury (Ceci n’est pas un Buzz and Ouftivi)

Award for Finest Brief Movie for Kids
ONE SMALL STEP, Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas (United States/China)

Particular point out
ROBOTEN OCH VALEN, Jonas Forsman (Sweden)

Viewers Awards

Viewers Award for Finest Animated Function
FUNAN, Denis Do (France/Belgium/Luxemburg/Cambodia)

Viewers Award for Finest Animated Function for Kids
STUBBY, Richard Lanni (France/Canada/United States/Eire)

Viewers Award for Finest Brief Movie
MIND MY MIND, Ground Adams (Netherlands/Belgium)

Viewers Award for Brief Movie for Kids
ONE SMALL STEP, Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas (United States/China)

Animation Night time Viewers Award for Finest Brief Movie
BLOODY FAIRY TALES, Tereza Kovandová (Czech Republic)

Companion Awards

BeTV Award for Finest Animated Function
of the official choice (acquisition of broadcasting rights)
Milorad Krstić (Hungary)

Press Award for Finest Brief Movie (UPCB and UCC)


Jury Awards

Award for Finest Belgian Brief Movie, supplied by Sabam (2.500€)
NUIT CHERIE, Lia Bertels (Belgium)

Grand Prix for Finest In need of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles,
supplied by the Fédération Wallonie -Bruxelles (2.500€)
SOUS LE CARTILAGE DES CÔTES, Bruno Tondeur (Belgium)

Writer Award supplied by SACD (2.500€)
ROBO, Leo Becker (Belgium)

Companion Awards

BeTV Award (acquisition of broadcasting rights)
SOUS LE CARTILAGE DES CÔTES, Bruno Tondeur (Belgium)

RTBF – La Trois Award (acquisition of broadcasting rights)
Matty Jorissen & Wijnand Driessen (Belgium/Netherlands)

Cinergie Award (Digital Press Equipment)
ROBO, Leo Becker (Belgium)


Finest VR Brief Movie Award
GLOOMY EYES, Fernando Maldonado & Jorge Tereso (France/Argentina)

Viewers Award for Finest VR Brief Movie
LE CRI, Sandra Paugam & Charles Ayats (France)

Supply: Brussels Worldwide Animation Movie Pageant

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