Deadline September 15th 2017
VIEW Award 2016 Winners
First place to “Vieil Ours” (Old Bear)
Citing director Chen Chen’s ability to create an expressive story without dialog, a story with layers of meaning, and an animation style that is perfect for the design, the jury awarded “Vieil Ours” (Old Bear) the 2016 VIEW Award. Chen Chen will receive the first prize of 2000 Euros. The 11:32 minute film was produced in 2016 by Citron Bien and distributed by Yummy Films. Pierre Dron was the producer.
Honorable Mention went to the emotional short animated film “Drifting Away – A La Derive” directed by Fabian Driehorst and distributed by APEmanStudio in Barcelona. Jurors noted the unique style, the painterly environments,and the interesting use of transparency to show the impact of a father’s depression on his small family.
“Beer by Charles Bukowski”, created at NERDO Creative Studios received the award for Best Design.
“Fox and Whale” directed by Robin Joseph received the award for Best Environments.
The robot in the animated short “Green Light” received the award for Best Digital Character. Seongmin Kim directed the film produced at DF Lab. Haejung Suk was the producer.
Members of the
International Jury 2016
Conrad Vernon, Director – Sausage Party, Sony Pictures/Annapurna/Point Grey
David Feiss, Director – Open Season: Scared Silly, Sony Pictures
Byron Howard, Co-Director – Zootopia, Disney Animation Studios
John Halstead, Technical Director – Pixar
Adam Volker, Creative Director – Moonbot Studios
Deborah Fowler Professor – SCAD
Lucia Modesto, Visual Effects Supervisor – TV Globo Productions
Steve Emerson, Visual Effects Supervisor – Laika
Chris Perry, Founder – Bit Films
Daniele Volpe, Gnomon Workshop
Elisa Cantamessa, Student – University of Turin
Agata Soccini, Researcher – University of Turin
Barbara Robertson, Journalist, Chair of the Jury
Prof. Maria Elena Gutierrez, President of the Jury, Director VIEW Conference & VIEWFest