Friday, September 14, 2012

2012 Cartoon d'Or Award – winner

The 2012 Cartoon d'Or for the best European animation short film was presented last night at the Théâtre National de Toulouse, France during the 23rd Cartoon Forum. The award comes with a €10,000 (US$13,500) prize.

It was won by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels for their stop-motion film Oh Willy... which used puppets and sets made of wool, felt and other fabrics. It was co-produced by Beast Animation (Belgium), Polaris Film & Finance, Vivement Lundi! (France) and Il Luster Productions (Netherlands).

Cartoon d’Or 2012 jury was composed by directors Alain Gagnol (France), Esben Toft Jacobsen (Denmark) and Giuseppe Lagana (Italy) and the award was presented by French director Michel Ocelot (Kirikou).

The other nominees were Zing, Edmond Was a Donkey, Tram and Flamingo Pride.

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