Animex Awards Event & Winners Reel 1 Screening

OL1 Europa Building, Teesside University
23 May 2017 - 17:30

Announcement & Animex Awards Winners Reel 1 - student categories

Announcement & Animex Awards Winners Reel 1 - student categories

Selected from more than 2000 international entries to Animex Awards this year, short animations competed in several categories open to all styles and techniques, from 2D drawing to CGI to stop-motion to games animation, from character animation to experimental to visual effects.

The winning films in all awarded Student Categories of Animex Awards 2017 were announced and screened on 23rd May.

Shine

Shine

Two furry creatures battle with the power of self-illumination and the battle to glow brightest is intense - until one gets burnt!
View the trailer
Awarded: STUDENT - CGI Animation Award

Johannes Flick, Alexander Dietrich | 00:04:13 | 2016 | Germany

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Breaking Point

Breaking Point

The phenomenon of 'hysterical strength', a display of extreme strength by humans, usually occurring in extreme situations of life and death is conveyed via the metaphor of a mother giving birth.
Awarded: STUDENT - Visual Effects

Martin Lapp | 00:02:19 | 2016 | Germany

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

OFF

OFF

Short film about a spaceman travelling through space and time.
Commended: STUDENT - Visual Effects

Martin Nabelek | 00:03:32 | 2016 | Czech Republic

Department of Animation | Tomas Bata University in Zlin

The Cat and its Artist

The Cat and its Artist

A stray cat lands in the apartment of an artist - after rejection, quarrel and a colour fight the cat and the artist eventually succeed in selling their paintings.
Awarded: STUDENT - 2D Animation Award Sponsored by Toon Boom

Maike Koller | 00:05:32 | 2015 | Germany

Kunsthochschule Kassel

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind

In a world where thoughts are represented by colours, one guy struggles to deal with the thoughts/colours from other people and especially from within himself.
Commended: STUDENT - 2D Animation

William Anugerah | 00:04:50 | 2016 | Australia

Animation Interactive Media | RMIT University

La Cour

La Cour

A young bored man relives his past thanks to his new neighbour's clumsiness.
Awarded: STUDENT - Character Animation Award

Estelle Costedoat, Antoine Engels, Julien Fradin, Florian Gourdin, Pierre-Edouard Mérien, Olivier Royer | 00:06:30 | 2016 | France

ESMA

A Love Story

A Love Story

2017 BAFTA winning short animation. A powerful tale about love faced with darkness conveyed through stop motion animation.
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Awarded: STUDENT - Stop-motion Animation Award

Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara | 00:07:04 | 2016 | United Kingdom

National Film and Television School

Raising a Nuisance

Raising a Nuisance

An animation in the style of 1920’s silent era cinema, about a Necromancer’s failed attempt to raise an army of the undead.
Commended: STUDENT - Stop-motion Animation

L.S. Quigley, Jason McCullough, Justin Hoffman, Danny Raymond | 00:02:16 | 2016 | USA

College for Creative Studies Detroit

Kinki

Kinki

An abstract animated film, exploring the genres of horror and psychological thriller solely through the use of various materials, textures and audio that builds suspense and tension.
Awarded: STUDENT - Experimental Animation Award

Izumi Yoshida | 00:10:12 | 2015 | Poland

The Polish national Film TV and Theatre School in Lodz

Urban Audio Spectrum

Urban Audio Spectrum

An audio visualization through manipulation and animation of video recordings in the city of Berlin.
Commended: STUDENT - Experimental Animation

Marina Schnider | 00:03:43 | 2016 | Germany

Visual Communications | Berlin University of the Arts

For awarded and commended films in the professional categories, click Winners Reel 2

Also screening on DAY SEVEN