GRAND PRIX "Wooden Wolf" Milch by Igor Kovalyov (USA)
"Unusual in its conveyance of the subtle and seemingly mundane, for uncovering inner emotions through sound and movement, and for its overall complexity in conveying the often haunting intimations and fragments of memories, feelings, and emotions of childhood."
Best Story Mourir De Amour by Gil Alkabetz (Germany)
"For creating an engaging narrative that transforms a suspenseful and ultimately tragic romantic tryst into an engaging and often farcical musical comedy."
Best Design City Paradise by Gaelle Denis (UK)
"For its modern and often breathtaking use of mixed media techniques to express the contradictory feelings of exhilaration, hope, fear and alienation that envelopes all strangers in strange lands."
ANOBA nomination for best Baltic & Scandinavian animation film Sõnum naabritele A Message for the Neighbours by Priit Tender (Estonia)
"For using beautiful, arresting and often restless imagery to express social issues."
Recently it was decided by the animation festivals in Nordic and Baltic countries to create an award for the best animation film produced in a Baltic or Nordic country. This is the first nomination for the ANOBA prize. The winner will be selected at the end of the year.
The decision was made by animation festival's international jury:
Chris J. Robinson (Canada) Michaela Pavlatova (Czech Republic) Janno Põldma (Estonia)