The Winners


INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF TRADITIONAL/CLASSICAL & STOPMOTION ANIMATION

A movie that paid so much attention to elements of stop-motion such as the set, cinematography, and smooth puppets animation,

while addressing a very important subject matter. 

Professional Craft Award for the Best Professional Movie 

“The Peculiar Crime of Oddball Mr. Jay”

Director: Bruno Caetano

Production: COLA – Colectivo Audiovisual

Portugal


A musical that speaks to the peculiar state of humans in balancing selfcare and taking care of others, with very detailed abstractive expressions.

It’s musical format takes away the seriousness and makes us think about it objectively. 

Strong Craft Basis Award for the Best Student Movie 

“The Deceased”

Director: Avishai Simchovitch, Keren Or Zelingher

Israel


Audience Award in International Competition

“DARWIN’S NOTEBOOK”

Director:Georges Schwizgebel

Production: GDS STUDIO, RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE

Switzerland


Excellent cinematography, background and puppets; craftsmanship and technology coming together. A film that is excellent in production. 

Special Mention for Stop Motion Technique

“TIO”

Director:Juan Medina

Production: Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía

Mexico


A very thoughtful movie with incredible sets, addressing one of the world’s major issues.

Special Mention for Taking Environmental Issue

“The Isle of Trashes”

Directed & Produced by: Ji Won Choi 

Republic of Korea


A documentary that represents a social issue very well. A dramatic irony where the audience can see what the adults cannot see in the children’s world.  

Special Mention for Taking or Social Issues

“SHAME”

Director: Paz del Carre de la Portilla

Production: UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS (UCA) FARNHAM

Spain


SOUTHEAST ASIA COMPETITION OF SHORT ANIMATIONS

A chaos and trauma that symbolically brought across by the use of recycled materials in a stop-motion movie.

Professional Craft Award for the Best Professional Movie in Southeast Asia Competition 

“JUREN”

Director: Henry & Harry Zhuang (Zhuang Brothers)

Production: Weaving Clouds Pte Ltd

Singapore


A well presented animation with a good story of an important issue of the country, and a unique choice of technique. 

Strong Craft Basis Award for the Best Student Movie in Southeast Asia Competition

“Ambulance”

Directors & Producers: Ashariah Shofura Wijaya, Febryo Valentino

Indonesia


Southeast Asia Audience Award in Southeast Asia Competition

“IAMANNIKA”

Director: Dan Verzosa

Production:Tuklaw Films

Philippines


Polish Audience Award in Southeast Asia Competition

“JUREN”

Director: Henry & Harry Zhuang (Zhuang Brothers)

Production: Weaving Clouds Pte Ltd

Singapore


A movie with a high level skill of 2D animation.

Special Mention for 2D Animation Technique in Southeast Asia Competition

“KUA BO”

Director: Qing Sheng Ang

Production: AQUEOUS FILMS

Singapore


A professional and entertaining movie addressing human behaviour toward fake news.

A good example of how animation should go in a new direction, also showing how animators should be taught proper film production.

Special Mention for Taking Social Issues in Southeast Asia Competition

“STRANGE OCCURRENCES: BUKIT BULABU”

Directors: Wong Shi Teng, Yeo Jia Min Gloria, Hana Lee

Production: School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University

Singapore


SHORTS FOR KIDS COMPETITION

A movie that created likeable characters for kids with clean, polished and well made artworks,

by successfully combining traditional and digital technique.

Best Short Animation for Kids

“EATEN”

Director: Mohsen Rezapour

Production: DOCUMENTARY and EXPERIMENTAL FILM CENTER (DEFC), JIBI STUDIO

The Islamic Republic of Iran


A movie with a very entertaining treatment, and a music theme that is easy for a child to follow through. So much so that jury members decided to give a

Special Jury Mention in Shorts for Kids Competition

“ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL”

Director: Tatiana Okruzhnova

Production: SOYUZMULTFILM ANIMATION STUDIO

Russia