Ten special Annecy International Animated Film Festival prizes have been awarded tonight at the Annecy Town Hall. These awards were distributed in the presence of Annecy Mayor Jean-Luc Rigaut at a ceremony that took place earlier this evening. You can see the full list of winners below:

Festivals Connexion Jury Distinction – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma
Moms on Fire (Dir. Joanna Rytel,  ALTOFILM AB,  Sweden)

Festivals Connexion Award – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma

Decorado (Dir. Alberto Vázquez,  UNIKO,  Spain/France)

Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film

The Alan Dimension (Dir. Jac Clinch,  NFTS, UK)

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film

Blind Vaysha (Dir. Theodore Ushev, NFB, Canada) – Director Interview

FIPRESCI Award
How Long, Not Long (Dir. Michelle Kranot/Uri Kranot,  DANSK TEGNEFILM 2 APS/THE ANIMATION WORKSHOP, Denmark)

André-Martin Award for a 2015 French Feature Film

Adama (Dir. Simon Rouby, NAIA PRODUCTIONS/PIPANGAÏ PRODUCTION, France)

André-Martin Award for a French Short Film

Peripheria (Dir. David Coquard-Dassault, AUTOUR DE MINUIT/SCHMUBY PRODUCTIONS, France)

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution
White Fang (Dir. Alexandre Espigares, SUPERPROD/ONCE UPON/BIG BEACH, France/Luxembourg)

Best Original Music Award for a Short Film, sponsored by the SACEM

Beast! (Dir. Pieter Coudyzer, S.O.I.L., Belgium)

“CANAL Creative Aid” Award for a Short Film

3/4 oz (Dir. Pierre Grillère/Romain Peyronnet, EMCA, France)