– “Soy una tumba” (“Mum’s the Word”) gets two recognitions, by winning both the best national short film award of the jury and the audience.
– The American short film “Weekends” and the Belgian production “Wildebeest” stand out with the other prizes of the jury, while the French “Voyageurs” takes the international award voted by the spectators.
– In the projects section “Colossal Jane”(Movistar+ Short Film Project Award), “Islabomba” (RTVE Most Innovative Video Game Award) together with “Anyone’s Diary” (RTVE Most Innovative VR Video Game Award) complete the list of winners
3D Wire has revealed the winners of its tenth edition that awards the best works and projects in the animation, video game and new media sector. Some awards where in the national section have agreed to jury and public, both have distinguished the short film Soy una tumba (Mum’s the Word). The work of Khris Cembe was premiered in the contest after having won the Movistar+ Short Film Project Award two years ago on this same event. In the international section, the awards went to the American Weekends (Jury) and the French Voyageurs (Audience). For its part, the jury also recognized the Belgian Wildebeest as the best European short film, while at the same time giving special mentions in each of its sections to Dolls Do Not Cry of Canada and Patchwork of Spain.
A prize list chosen among the 33 short films that made up the official section of the 3D Wire Fest: 26 works in the international competition and 7 in the national competition. Productions from15 different countries from Asia, America and Europe and where the winning works of Spain and Europe, in addition to taking the recognition of the contest, get direct access to the pre-selection of the European Animation Emile Awards, the highest continental award in the sector.
RTVE also distinguished two works as the most innovative video game and VR video game projects. The first one has gone to Islabomba from Sons of a Bit Entertainment and as far as VR is concerned, Anyone’s Diary from World Domination Project Studio has been the winner; both can now be presented to the Interactive Direction of RTVE.
The prize for the best video game project has been for Endling by Herobeat Studios. The prize grants an accreditation to Cartoon Games thanks to the support of Cartoon. For its part, the recognition created in 2018 for the best serial project of a young creator has distinguished The Call of Mistery, by Víctor López. This grants a free accreditation for the next edition of Annecy-MIFA (professional accreditation MIFA).
The 2018 edition has served to consolidate the call for online animation series. Atomo Network, as the main contributor, awarded the Atomo Grand Prix, to the best web series presented at the Festival, with Veronica Cortés’ Garrote Vengativo as the winner.
The other two awards are the Atomic Robot Award for FHS from Kreatida Animation Studio, and the Atomo Network Award for the Danish The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe – The Prince and the Pretty Poodle.