‘Virus Tropical’ Awarded Finest Characteristic at Second Annual Quirino Awards



Santiago Caicedo’s function debut, ‘Virus Tropical’ (Colombia), is an adaptation of the graphic novel of the identical identify by Energy Paola.

9 animated works from Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Spain had been acknowledged on the second version of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards, held this previous Saturday, April 6, within the island of Tenerife.

The Colombian manufacturing Virus Tropical, Santiago Caicedo’s function debut, gained the award for finest function movie. Produced by Timbo Estudio, this an adaptation of the graphic novel of the identical identify by Energy Paola. This 2D cut-out black-and-white animation tells the approaching of age story of Paola, a lady rising up between Cali and Quito inside an atypical household. The movie has had an in depth tour of worldwide festivals, together with the Berlinale, Annecy Competition and BAFICI, amongst others.

The Brazilian animated tv collection Jorel’s Brother – Be Broccoli! by Juliano Enrico (Copa Studio) gained the prize in its class. Geared toward kids’s audiences ( 7-11 years previous), the collection was co-produced with Cartoon Community, and it’s the community’s first animated manufacturing in Latin America. It’s a 2D reduce out animation collection that exhibits the day by day adventures of 9-year previous Jorel’s brother and his eccentric household made up of his father, his mom, three siblings, two grandmothers and a canine.

The Brazilian brief Guaxuma, by Nara Normande, acquired the highest award within the brief movie class. It’s a stop-motion documentary that mixes sand and puppets, amongst different components, to inform a delicate, intimate story. Guaxuma was co-produced by Vilarejo Filmes of Brazil, and Les Valseurs of France, and it’s actively doing the competition rounds around the globe, together with Annecy, IDFA, Ottawa and Clermont Ferrand.

Six different productions had been acknowledged within the Quirino Awards ceremony: Spanish Patchwork by María Manero, The Superb Story of the Man Who May Fly and Didn’t Know How by Manuel Rubio, and Black is Beltza by Fermín Muguruza gained Finest College Quick Movie, Finest Commissioned Animation, and Finest Sound Design and Authentic Music awards, respectively. Argentina’s Belisario – The Little Large Hero of the Cosmos, by Hernán Moyano, was acknowledged because the Finest Modern Work, Chilean manufacturing The Wolf Home by Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña acquired the Finest Visible Improvement award, and the Finest Animation Design prize went to Paper Port – The Lives of Others, a Chile-Brazil-Colombia-Argentina co-production.

The worldwide jury included director and screenwriter Alê Abreu, Pixar’s character artwork director Deanna Marsigliese, producer Gustavo Ferrada, Sola Media’s gross sales director Barbie Heusinger and Xilam Animation’s head of growth Marie-Laurence Turpin. A complete of 244 works from 16 international locations had been submitted to this second version of the Quirino Awards and 25 competed as finalists in its 9 classes.

The complete listing of winners of the 2019 version of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards is proven beneath:

Finest Characteristic Movie: Virus Tropical, directed by Santiago Caicedo. Based mostly on the comedian novel of Energy Paola, and produced by Timbo Studio (Colombia)
Finest Sequence: Jorel’s Brother – Be Broccoli! directed by Juliano Enrico. Produced by Copa Studio (Brazil)
Finest Quick Movie: Guaxuma, directed by Nara Normande. Produced by Vilarejo Filmes, Les Valseurs (Brazil, in co-production with France)
Finest College Quick Movie: Patchwork, directed by María Manero Muro. Universidad Politècnica de Valencia (Spain)
Finest Animation Commissioned Movie: The Superb Story of the Man Who May Fly and Didn’t Know How directed by Manuel Rubio. Produced by Hiru Animation, Afterlife (Spain)
Finest Animation Modern Work: Belisario – The Little Large Hero of the Cosmos, directed by Hernan Moyano. Produced by Planetario Ciudad De La Plata (Argentina)
Finest Visible Improvement Animation Work: The Wolf Home. Produced by Diluvio, Globo Rojo (Chile)
Finest Animation Design: Port Paper (second season) – The Lives of Others. Produced by Zumbastico Studios, Gloob, Señal Colombia, Pakapaka (Chile, in co-production with Brazil, Colombia and Argentina)
Finest Sound and Authentic Music: Black is Beltza. Produced by Black is Beltza A.I.E., Talka Data, Set Màgic Audiovisual (Spain)

The Quirino Awards had been named in honor of the creator of the primary animated function movie, the Italian-Argentinian Quirino Cristiani, who in 2917 directed El Apóstol, an Argentinian manufacturing the place 58,000 handmade drawings in 35mm had been used along with a number of miniature units representing public buildings and the streets of the town of Buenos Aires.

The Quirino Awards have Cabildo de Tenerife as its primary sponsor by way of the Tenerife Movie Fee, reflecting the decided dedication that’s being made for the animation for years on the island. This dedication can also be materialized in concrete actions to help the booming native business, help to the principle worldwide markets and the promotion of the model “Tenerife Isla Cartoon,” particular for this sector.

The initiative additionally rely on the sponsorship of ICEX Spain Export and Funding, City Corridor of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Iberia Specific, HP, Tangram Options, Proexca and Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA); the collaboration of ICAA, AECID, Ibermedia Program, Fundación Cultural Hispano Brasileña, Brazil Embassy, Auditorium of Tenerife, College of La Laguna and RTVE; and the help of DIBOOS, SAVE, Pixelatl, 3D Wire, Ventana Sur Animation!, La Liga de la Animación Iberoamericana, Tenerife Moda, Annecy Competition and Polytechnique College of Valencia, in addition to the associations: APA – Asociación de Productoras de Animación of Córdoba Argentina; ANIMAR CLUSTER – Argentinian Cluster of Animation & VFX; ABCA – Associação Brasileira de Cinema de Animação; Animachi Chile; GEMA Colombia – Grupo de Empresarios de Animación; Gremio de Animadores of Ecuador; ACDMX – Asociación de Creativos Digitales of Mexico; Peru Animación and Casa da Animaçao of Portugal.

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