‘Rooster For Linda!,’ ‘Robotic Goals,’ ’27,’ Take Prime Honors At 2023 Annecy Pageant

After every week of screenings, panels, pitches, studio displays, and high-profile masterclasses, the Annecy Pageant held its closing ceremony tonight, awarding the very best quick movies, options, television productions, scholar movies, and VR works that screened over the previous week.

The competition’s prime prize, the Annecy Cristal for an animated function, went to Chiara Malta and Sébastien Laudenbach’s Rooster for Linda!, which additionally received the Gan Basis Award for Distribution. Annecy regulars, the husband-and-wife crew of Laudenbach and Malta have labored collectively repeatedly over time on each live-action and animation tasks. Rooster for Linda! was finally yr’s competition for a sold-out work-in-progress presentation.

This yr’s Contrechamp prime honors went to Pablo Berger’s Robotic Goals. The movie premiered at Cannes final month and was a favourite amongst critics and audiences on the competition. Berger’s animation debut, the movie is a kid-friendly function with a bittersweet tone that appeals to adults as nicely.