The Awards of 7th Multivision 

VII International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision took place at 5-11 December 2009
The choice of the Jury is 15 best animations in different nominations. This year we got a lot of brilliant animations in the program, much more than last year, and the jury had a very difficult task.
So the winners of the festival are

Grand Prix
FARD (dir. David Alapont, Luis Briceno, France, 2009, 13’00)

1st place
SOLDIER’S SONG (dir. Elena Tchernova, Russia, 2009, 13’30)

2nd place
MAN IS THE ONLY BIRD THAT CARRIES OUT HIS OWN CAGE (dir. Claude Weiss, France, 2008, 12’00)

3rd place
EL EMPLEO (dir. Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso, Argentina, 2008, 6’20)

Best film for children
ONE, TWO, THREE, LIGHT UP CHRISTMAS TREE! („Masha and the Bear“ series, dir. Oleg Uzhinov, Russia, 2009, 7’46)

Best visual imagery
I WAS CRYING OUT AT LIFE. OR FOR IT (dir. Vergine Keaton, France, 2009, 9’00)

Best story
HOMBA (dir. Anton Kaltchenko, Russia, 2009, 7’55)

Best experimental film
MUTO (dir. Blu, Italy, 2008, 7’00)

Best graduation film
BLACK FACE. THE SACRED LEGEND (dir. Bertrand Carriere, Amine El Faquir, Salsedo Nicolas, Clement Vitray, France, 2009, 6’50)

Special mention for visual energetic
DIX (dir. Bif, France/UK, 2008, 7’00)

Special mention for the delicate parody
INDIAN TEA («Smeshariki» series, dir. Djangir Suleimanov, Россия, 2008, 6’30)

Special mention for the wittiest animation
CHUMP AND CLUMP (dir. Stephan Sacher, Michael Herm , Germany, 2009, 4’)
The competition in animation made by children:1st place
«Life. Love»
dir. Polina Nuriaeva, Jenia Gorbonenko
Children’s animation studio «Multy»

2nd place
«My Favourite Hero»
dir. Roma Donskoy
Sudio «Da»

3rd place
dir. Seva Lobov
Children’s athelier at the State Center of Contemporary Art

Download festival catalogue (7 Mb pdf)

Many thanks for all authors and studios who sent us their works. We are waiting for your new animations at the next festival!

Yours faithfully
Organization Committee of Multivision Festival
St.Petersburg, Russia