Thursday, July 12, 2012

2012 Cartoon d'Or Awards – nominations

CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, has announced the five nominees for this year’s Cartoon d’Or, the pan-European award for the best animated short film of the year.

One of the nominees is Franck Dion's Edmond était un âne (Edmond Was a Donkey), a recent prize-winner for Best Canadian Short at the Worldwide Short Film Festival. The film is a France-Canada co-production that was made with the National Film Board of Canada.

The five finalists of the Cartoon d'Or 2012 are:

Edmond était un âne (Edmond Was a Donkey) by Franck Dion (France, Canada)
Flamingo Pride by Tomer Eshed (Germany)
Oh Willy... by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels (Belgium, France, Netherlands)
Tram by Michaela Pavlatova (France, Czech Republic)
Zing by Kyra Buschor and Cynthia Collins (Germany)

The winner will be announced at the award ceremony on Thursday 13 September in Toulouse during the 23rd Cartoon Forum.

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