Nominees Named for 2017 animago Awards
July 14, 2017

Nominees Named for 2017 animago Awards

MUNICH – The nominees for the 2017 animago Awards have been announced. An independent jury of experts sifted through nearly 1,000 submissions from 58 countries to find the final 33 nominees for the animago’s 11 categories. 

The 2017 animago Awards will be handed out on September 7 during the animago Conference (September 7 and 8) at Munich Gasteig Cultural Centre. The animago Award is an international competition aimed at creatives from around the world who are invited to submit their work in the realms of 3D animation & still, visual effects, visualization and design.

Here are the nominated projects of the animago Award 2017: 

Best Visual Effects

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Warner Bros., Visual Effects by Rodeo FX, Canada

Game of Thrones Season 6, HBO, Visual Effects by Rodeo FX, Canada

Unleashing the Dragons, HBO, Visual Effects by PIXOMONDO, Germany

Best Short film

Afterwork, Matte CG, Uson Studios, Apus Estudios, Ecuador

Darrel,Daniel Martínez, Marc Briones, Alan Carabantes , Spain

Revelation - the City of Haze, Magic Animation , Mao Qichao, China

Best Character

Ein Krötenlied, Robert Martin, Kariem Saleh, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Poilus, Guillaume Auberval, Léa Dozoul, Simon Gomez, Timothé Hek, Hugo Lagrange, Antoine Laroye, David Lashcari, ISART Digital, France

Shine, Alexander Dietrich, Johannes Flick, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Best Game Cinematic

Beyond Good and Evil 2 Cinematic Trailer, Ubisoft, Unit Image, France

Skull and Bones Cinematic Trailer, Ubisoft, Platige Image, Poland

The Crew 2 - E3 Cinematic Trailer, Ubisoft, Unit Image, France

Best Motion Design

Adele, Psyop, Joe Ball, USA

Dust My Shoulders off, Grass Jelly Studio, Taiwan

Pause 2017 Opening Titles, XZSM. Xiaolin Zeng, China

Best Advertising Production

Canal Kitchen, Unit Image, France

Lube-x, Noah Demirci, Hochschule Luzern, Switzerland

Die Oster-Überraschung, Netto Marken-Discount, Jung von Matt, Germany

Best Visualization

Antlion Audio / ModMic 5, DW Studio, Wales

Huawai 'Watch', Glassworks Amsterdam, Raphael Vangelis, The Netherlands

Nanos,Daniel Eisenschink, Simone Kellner, Simon Völkl, Technische Hochschule Deggendorf, Germany

Best Young Production (carries prize money contributed by DIGITAL PRODUCTION totaling €3,000)

Asteria, Alexandre Arpentinier, Mathieu Blanchys, Lola Grand, Tristan Lamarca, Thomas Lemaille, Jean-Charles Lusseau, ESMA, France

Less Than Human, Steffen Bang Lindholm, The Animation Workshop, Denmark

The D in David, Michelle Yi, Yaron Farkash, Ringling College of Art and Design, USA

Best Still (public voting for the winner out of the three nominees)

Her Eventual Hesitation, Marek Denko, Czech Republic

Superman Decline, Dan Roarty, USA

Timothy the autumn mouse, Jesus Fernandez Calderon, Costa Rica

Jury´s Prize

In a Heartbeat, Beth David, Esteban Bravo, Ringling College of Art and Design, USA

Overrun, Pierre Ropars, Antonin Derory, Diane Thirault, Jérémie Cottard, Matthieu Druaud, Adrien Zumbihl, Supinfocom Rubika, France

The Passenger, Orlane Brouillet, Claire d’Intorni, Antoine Mariez, Lucie Martinetto, Réda Mehleb, Eva Seyeux, ESMA, France

Best Architecture Visualization

Displacity, Frank ter Horst, The Netherlands

Madinat Al Irfan, HHVISION, Germany

Villa 3D Animation Maisons Oxygène, Valentinstudio, France