22. Mai 2017 Johannes Wolters

Animation Day in Cannes 2017

Heute in Cannes:

The objective of the Animation Day in Cannes is to facilitate the promotion of Animation during the Cannes Film Festival which does not traditionally offer a window for animators besides the likes of Pixar or Disney.

Animaze Daze in Cannes Competition

Animaze – Le Miaff and filmfestivals.com decided in 2015 to take on this mission and provide a place for networking, fun, and promotion.

In 2017 ADIC returned stronger, offering a comprehensive line up from 110 submitted shorts, features, VR projects  and scripts with a final selection of 29 shorts and features (Animaze Daze in Cannes competition) to 320 registered professionals in animation including 56 Buyers, 87  media…

Hier gehts zur Webseite  des Animation Day in Cannes 2017

Hier ein Einblick in einige der dort vorgestellten Projekte:

JUNOD by Shinichiro Kimura Japan, 76 minutes

A Swiss doctor arranged for the delivery of 15 tons of medicine and medical supplies to Hiroshima just after the atomic bomb was dropped on the city and personally treated the victims himself. That benefactor was Marcel Junod, head of the ICRC delegation in Japan. There is a monument to Dr. Junod in a corner of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, but, unfortunately, few people are aware of his selfless achievements.
As an ICRC delegate, Dr. Junod plunged ahead through a war-torn era and saved many precious lives without regard to nationality or race. Armed with know-how, courage, the ability to negotiate and, most of all, a love for humanity, he got through many hopeless situations. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the idea for the Red Cross. We want to produce an animated film that will portray selfless love – the spirit of the Red Cross which Dr. Junod embodied – and his accomplishments and send from Hiroshima a „gift of love“ like that of Dr. Junod to as many people as possible.



The NEPHILIM story follows an atypical young priest, Father Markus, and four other warrior characters on a mission to save the world from a catastrophic ending. They deal with many individual obstacles, often clashing, until they arrive at defining moments when they must choose to work together to defeat an uprising evil. The series begins with the first signs of warfare evolving between good and evil. Set in modern times, two archangels, a determined priest, an ex-homicide detective and a resurrected spirit form an unlikely alliance, who unite to obstruct an upsurge of fallen angels and the termination of free will. The final battle was destined long ago when seeds of the initial race of Nehpilim were planted by Beshwa, the first fallen angel to mate with humans during the early days on earth. Now Father Markus must lead a war against the fallen angel, Azazel, who moves to release Beshwa from his shackles, to mate again, but this time with the Succubus, Semyaza, if a new race of Nephilim is to begin. If born, the Nephilim will prevail over all mortals, and wreak unmitigated havoc and unstoppable evil.



Lotte and the Lost Dragons

The scientists Karl the Raccoon and Victor the Fish arrive in Gadgetville. The scientists are participating in an important competition for collecting old folk songs. Their greatest dream is to record the song of the mythical fire-breathing dragons. Lotte and her little sister Roosi decide to go find the fire-breathing dragons. After several adventures, Lotte and Roosi find their way to the dragons. Surprises await them there.


The film will be completed for the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia

© 2017 Eesti Joonisfilm / Rija Films
Running time 72 min


Bunuel in the Labyrinth of the TURTLES

THE GLOW ANIMATION STUDIO is located in Almendralejo, in the region of Extremadura in the Southwest of Spain.


Release From Heaven Showcase

In a war torn country, a female writer and teacher has to accompany two of her students on a life changing journey.

Ali Noori Oskouei Director

Majid Asoodegan Writer

Ali Noori Oskouei Producer

Seyed Vahid Olyaee Producer


The selection of films that will be showing at Animation Day in Cannes Discoveries may 23 at 1.30:


Selected films from Animaze Daze in Cannes competition to  Screen in Cannes Palais des Festivals may 23 1.30

The Art of Restraint and Cool Excuses Lauren Carr
Johanne Anna-Ester Volozh
Singing Hugo and His Incredible Adventures Vilnis Kalnaellis
The Bricks Anna Ostalskaya
Sophia Zsofia Opra-Szabo
When a Peeping Tom met a Kleptomaniac Yifei Wang
Un long baiser Gwendoline Gamboa
The night explorer Ilona marja Laine
Variations on Breathing Kate Vrijmoet
The Curse of Da Linzer Kristine Kreska
you got a problem Charles Mandracchia


Water For Gold Sandani Hiranya
The Last Footprint Louis Cacciuttolo
G.I. Hospital John Lewis

The competition is organised by the Animation Day in Cannes, produced by Animaze – Montreal International Animation Film Festivals and filmfestivals.com.


The Market Premiere of Animation Day in Cannes Discoveries includes two showcases preview of Nephilim by Gilbert Nash and  Buñuel in the labyrinth of the turtles by Salvador SIMÓ



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