Awards

GRAN PRIX

Maska
Poland, 2010, 24 min, 35 mm
Directors: Quay Brothers
Musik: Krzysztof Penderecki
Producers: Zbigniew Zmudzki
www.se-ma-for.com
Sinopsis: The action of “Maska” is set in a technologically developed but, at the same time, feudal world. Beautiful Duenna was created in order to carry out а certain mission. However, she will be forced to choose between accomplishing the task she was created for and love.

 

 

Varna Municipality Award

The Bellies

France, 2009, 16:40 min, Digital Betacam Pal, 3D

Director & Scriptwriter: Philippe Grammaticopoulos
Producer : Jean-Jacques Benhamou
jjbenhamou@haidouk.com
Sinopsis: In a very industrialized world, where humans only eat transgenic food, some plates make for surprising dishes...

 

 

Best Short Film Award

The Silence Beneath The Bark

France, 2010, 11:8 min., 35 mm, 2D, 3D
Director&Scriptwriter: Joanna Lurie
Sound: Adam Wolny
Producer: Pfohl Christian (Lardux Films)
www.lardux.com
www.joannalurie.com

Sinopsis: A great forest is covered by small funny creatures who discover the snow… so white, so beautiful, so fascinating. A nocturnal fairy-tale about tenderness.

 

 

Best TV Series Award

Teeth, Tail and Ears

Russia, 2010, 14:58 min, Drawing on Paper, Claymation, 2D, 3D

Director&Scriptwriter: Sergey Merinov

Sinopsis: Three funny stories about the Hare.

 

 

Best Children Film Award

Sunday

Canada, 2011, 10 min, Drawing on paper

Animator, scriptwriter & director: Patrick Doyon
Music: Luigi Allemano
Producer: Rene Chenier
www.nfb.ca

Sinopsis: After mass, а family gathers at their grandparents’ house as every Sunday. The film is a magical tale that imparts important lessons that imparts important lessons about life as seen through the eyes of a child.

 

 

Best Graduation Film Award

The Lighthouse

Bulgaria, 2009, 4:50 min, BlueRay, Cut-outs, 2D, 3D

Director and Scriptwriter: Velislava Gospodinova
Music: Serghey Rahmaninov
Producer: Velislava Gospodinova
v_gospodinova@yahoo.com

Sinopsis: Based on Jacques Prevert’s “The Lighthouse Keeper Loves Birds Too Much”, the film tells a story about life’s absurdity and the game of destiny which is too cruel at times. This is a film about the consequences of a taken decision, about love, suffering and death.

 

 

Film Critics Awards

Human Beings

Iran, 2009, 3:10 min
Director: Mashaallah Mohammad
Music: Mozart
Production: Iranian Young Cinema Society
Sinopsis: A man cuts a piece of Earth and other man… Minimalist animation that can carry so may different meanings, using only a simple pen-drawn line.

 

 

Jury’s Prize (Short Film’s Diploma)

Lipsett Diaries

Canada, 2010, 14:30 min, acrylic, pencil on paper and digital treatment

Director: Theodore Ushev
Scriptwriter: Chris Robinson
Music: David Bryant
Producer: Marc Bertrand

Sinopsis: The film is a singular study of what happens when a genius is on first-named terms with madness.

 

 

Jury’s Prize (TV series)

Dr. Character

Poland, 2009, 8 min., drawing animation

Director: Piotr Dumala

Sinopsis: The stylised broadcasting from the beginnings of Polish television, referring to the iconic ‘Kobra’, ‘Dziennik Telewizyjny’, and ‘Tele-Echo’. The speaker, Dr. Character, as in ‘Alfred Hitchcock presents’ shows his absurd guests: a man in a pill, a mouse that has swallowed a snake, or the inventor of a pneumatic shaver. The main character, with a Mediterranean-type physiognomy known from the credits of ‘Miliard w rozumie’ is played by an outstanding senior of Polish film critics, Jerzy P?a?ewski.

 

 

Jury’s Prize (Students film)

Bach

Russia, 2010, 5:50 min, Drawing On Paper

Director & Scriptwriter: Anton Dyakov
Producer: Lyubov Gaidukova
info@sharstudio.com
Sinopsis: “Bach” is a film about the grand journey of a little snail…

 

 

Union of Bulgarian Film Makers’ Award

The Lost Town of Switez

Poland, 2010, 20 min, 3D animation, classic oil paint animation

Director: Kamil Polak
Music: Irina Bogdanovich
Production: Human Ark
info@human-ark.com
www.human-ark.com

Sinopsis: On a tempestuous night a coach battles through the dark forests of 19th-century Poland. The coach loses control and it smashes somewhere deep in the woods. A young traveler emerges from the wreckage. Ominous shadows emerge at speed from out of the darkness. The traveler is transported to a medieval world, where he witnesses the last days of the town of ?wite?.

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