The five finalists for the Cartoon d’Or award have been announced, with the winner of the best European animated short film set to be revealed at Cartoon Forum this fall.
Of the 29 candidates, the five tapped for the top prize are: Uzi and Lotta Geffenblad, Aston’s Stones (Sweden); Merwan Chabane, Party Animals (France); Bastien Dubois, Madagascar, carnet de voyage (France); David O’Reilly’s Please Say Something (Germany/Ireland); and Nick Park for Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death (UK).
The Cartoon d’Or is supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union. Cartoon Forum will be held in Rogaland, Norway from September 22 to 25 where the current jury of directors – Serge Elissalde, Tomm Moore and Kari Juusonen – will select the winner on the 24th. The top creator will receive funding for his or her next animation project.
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