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Film of the Year - Winners 2018

Congratulations to the following winners selected by
the official judging team.
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Film of the Year – 2D Animation – Winner
Parfum Fraise

Makoto is doing his best to raise his 7 years old son Kazuki. Despite his best intentions, the violence that was once his life comes back to bite him, and he will have no choice but to face it, before the eyes of his son, who he always tried to protect.

GOBELINS, l’école de l’image
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Film of the Year – 2D Animation – Runner Up
Mémo

Louis, a retired man, resists the overprotection of his daughter Nina to keep his independence.

GOBELINS, l’école de l’image
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Film of the Year – 3D Animation – Winner
Hybrids

When marine wildlife has to adapt to the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change…

MOPA
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Film of the Year – 3D Animation – Runner Up
In a Heartbeat

Sherwin is an insecure middle school boy who has yet to come to terms with his sexuality. When he crosses paths with Jonathan, the most popular boy in school, Sherwin’s heart pops out of his chest to go after the boy of his dreams. Now Sherwin must chase after his own heart before it reveals his true feelings to Jonathan, and the entire student body.

Ringling College of Art + Design
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Film of the Year – Visual Effects – Winner
The Endless

At the top of a tower high above the clouds, a technician is drawn towards a mysterious phenomenon in the sky.

ArtFX School
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Film of the Year – Visual Effects – Runner Up
Yemanja

Adrift on a huge draft, Maï’s family has adapted to it’s environment in order to survive the attack of deadly insect’s swarms.

ArtFX School
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Judges Comments

All animations were really diverse on a variety of subjects! Each one of them unique and original.
Asia Ladowska
Absolutely incredible lineup this year – what a series of entries.
Sol Rogers
Short, sweet and refined. The calibre of this years work is off the chart.
Noah Vice
Most of the finalists are from France, their education of vfx is so good, and the result speaks.
Rico Suyang Wang

Film of the Year – 2D Animation – People’s Choice

Voted by the general public using our Facebook Gallery voting system.

Tip

“TRIP” is an animated short-film, produced during the Classical Animation program at Vancouver Film School. It was all drawn on paper then scanned, colored and composited on ToonBoom Harmony. The whole making of this film took 5 months, from the initial idea to the final film.

Vancouver Film School
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Film of the Year – 3D Animation – People’s Choice

Voted by the general public using our Facebook Gallery voting system.

Short Fuse

In a post-apocalyptic world, a man finds himself and much more among mountains of trash left by a withering civilization.

3D Sense Media School
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Film of the Year – Visual Effects – People’s Choice

Voted by the general public using our Facebook Gallery voting system.

Rifters

2030 – The young loner Mal wants to find out who is responsible for the death of her grandfather – she meets the virtual reality hacker group “Rifters”, at the same time burned out police commissioner Johann, starts to investigate similar deaths, seemingly also being in context with the VR, and becomes a target himself.

PIXL VISN
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