Friday, February 25, 2011

The Oscars are coming!

The Oscars are coming! Sunday (February 27th), the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will award the previous year's best films. Among the animated films selected by the Academy are some that have been brought to Brazil by Anima Mundi - and three of those have been awarded here!

In 2010, Anima Mundi screened the French short Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage,which won Anima Mundi Directors' Award and Best Art Direction Award by Professional Jury. The Gruffalo was one of the favorites of the public and it was chosen by the Jury in 1st place as Best Short for Children and SP in 3rd place in Rio. The Lost Thing carried the trophy for Best Soundtrack by the Professional Jury.

See the list of nominees Animation 2011 and place your bets!

Animated Feature Film
Toy Story 3, Lee Unkrich (USA)
How to Train Your Dragon, Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders (USA)
The Wizard of Sylvain Chomet (France / England)

Short Animated Film
Day & Night (USA), Teddy Newton (Pixar)
The Gruffalo (England / Germany), Max Lang and Jakob Schuh
Let's Pollute (USA), Geefwee Boedoe
The Lost Thing (Australia / England), Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan
Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (France), Bastien Dubois

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