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14 December 2012 à 15:06

Oh Willy… or the adventures of a film of animated wool and felt

Not a week goes by without the film by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels gathering new honors.

Film festivals have been praising the "textile" adventures of Willy in a nudist camp. The film was recently presented in competition at the Bruz National Animated Film Festival in the presence of Emma De Swaef.

In the space of a few months, this animated short film has amassed some twenty major awards, including the following:

  • Golden Cartoon for Best European Animated Short Film
  • Best Film of more than 5' and the RTP2 Onda Curta Prize at Cinanima Espinho (Portugal)
  • Best Professional Film at Bradford (UK)
  • Cine Club FAS Prize at Zinebi Bilbao (Spain)
  • Best Short Film at Cork (Ireland)
  • People's Choice Award at the Barcelona Alternativa (Spain)
  • Venus Award for Best Film at the Badalona Filmet (Spain)
  • Animated Dreams Grand Prize (Estonia)
  • Grand Prize for an Animated Short Film at the Amiens International Film Festival

Oh Willy... has also been pre-selected by the French Cesar Awards Academy to compete in two categories, Best Animated Film and Best Short Film. Nominations will be announced on January 25, 2013.

Author : Christine Gendre

Latest update : 19 December 2012 à 15:06 CET

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