POLISH ANIMATED FILMS WIN AT ETIUDA&ANIMA
The Grand Prix Golden Jabberwocky award went to Tomek Popakul and Kasumi Ozeki's Zima, Marta Magnuska's Misaligned took the third spot and won the Bronze Jabberwocky, while Klaudia Bochniak's Toto received one of the special mentions. A Polish animated film was also recognised by the student jury. Crab by Piotr Chmielewski received an award.
The International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima is the oldest film festival in Poland that confronts the achievements of students of film and art schools from all over the world and the work of artistic animation creators – professionals, students, and independent filmmakers alike. This year's edition of the festival was held on 21–26 November.The anniversary 30th edition turned out to be extremely fruitful for Polish animation. Domestic productions dominated the international ANIMA competition. The Grand Prix went to Zima by Tomek Popakul and Kasumi Ozeki, the third prize went to Marta Magnuska and her Misaligned. A special mention from one of the jurors – Paulina Ziółkowska – was awarded to the film Toto by Klaudia Bochniak. Kraków students also decided to recognise an animated film from Poland. Crab by Piotr Chmielewski was considered the best film of the entire festival. The list of all the awarded titles, along with jury justifications, can be found here.