Five Asian films were awarded at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival

Two Asian feature films and three short films were awarded at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival which will take place from June 13 – 18, 2022 in Annecy, France.

Feature Film Section

Contrechamp Award

Dozens of Norths (Ikuta no Kita) by Koji Yamamura – Japan, France | 2021 – 64 minutes

Here, everything is The North. This is an account of the people I met in The North. However, my fragmented memory doesn’t capture the essence at all. (Annecy 2022)


Contrechamp Jury Distinction

Chun Tae-il: A Flame That Lives On by Jun-pyo Hong – South Korea | 2021 – 99 minutes

When Taeil gets hired as a tailor’s assistant, he dreams of becoming a fully-fledged tailor to be able to financially support his family. But he finds himself constantly reminded of the laborers’ inferior working conditions. The young 22-year-old Taeil decides to confront the reality and become the flame of hope himself. (Annecy 2022)


Short Film Section

Jury Distinction

Anxious Body by Yoriko Mizushiri – Japan, France | 2021 – 6 minutes

Living things, artificial things, geometric shapes, and lines. When these different things meet, a new direction is born. (Annecy 2022)


Graduation Film Section

Cristal for a Graduation Film

Persona by Sujin Moon – South Korea | 2022 – 7 minutes

The process of being encroached upon by a persona. (Annecy 2022)


Jury Award

A Dog Under a Bridge by Rehoo Tang – China | 2022 – 13 minutes

I’m a dog who lives under a bridge in a park… (Annecy 2022)

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