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21 June 2020 à 16:38
Calamity by Rémi Chayé wins the Cristal Award at the Annecy Festival
The French film Calamity by Rémi Chayé has been honored with the Cristal Award for Best Feature Film at the 2020 Annecy International Animation Film Festival. A new demonstration of the excellence and vitality of the French animation sector one year after another French film, I Lost My Body, also took the top prize at Annecy.
French animated films have reaped a rich crop of awards at this year's Annecy International Animation Film Festival, including the festival's top prize, the Cristal Award for Best Feature Film, which went to Calamity by Rémi Chayé. Chayé previously won the Audience Prize at Annecy back in 2015 for his debut feature Long Way North.
The French VR industry was well represented at Annecy this year, with two VR works picking up awards including the Best VR Work for Minimum Mass.
Awards won by French productions:
- Cristal Award for Best Feature Film: Calamity by Rémi Chayé
- Cristal Award for Best TV Production: Shooom's Odyssey by Julien Bisaro
- Cristal Award for Best VR Work: Minimum Mass by Raqi Syed, Areito Echevarria
- Jury Prize: Homeless Home by Alberto Vázquez
- André-Martin Prize: The Shoreline de Sophie Racine
- Festivals Connection Prize: Empty Places by Geoffroy de Crécy
- Jury Distinction: Genius Loci by Adrien Merigeau
- VR Jury Distinction: BattleScar by Martin Allais, Nico Casavecchia
The complete awards list can be found here.
Watch the awards ceremony here.
Latest update : 22 June 2020 à 16:38 CEST