Palacio de Quintanar welcomed Saturday October 10th the closing ceremony of 3D Wire 7th edition, with the presence of local and regional authorities as well as young people and professionals in the animation, video games and new media industry.
For third year in a row 3D Wire Fest was celebrated, the International Festival of Animated Short Films. 3D Wire consolidates as an Official Festival Cartoon d’Or, the only nationwide. The prestigious Cartoon d’Or award is the highest award of European animation, with the aim of promoting young European talents in animation and creating a link between artists and the industry. The European winners of 3D Wire Fest 2015 are shortlisted for Cartoon d’Or Awards 2016.
The jury, composed by the Mexican independent producer and director Lourdes Villagómez; the director of the City of Segovia European Film Festival, MUCES, Eliseo de Pablos; the Head of Acquisitions at Pack Magic and Founder of ‘Toon a Ville’ Alfred Sesma and the coordinator of the distribution company Momakin, Agnieszka Kowalewska-Skowron, has decided to award unanimously the following titles:
CALL FOR PROJECTS
The 3D Wire’s Fifth Call for Projects has presented the future of the animation industry and video games made in Spain with a total of 110 projects: 17 short films, 15 feature films, 32 animation series, 38 video games and 8 Apps.
To present the call for projects awards were presented Javier López-Escobar Anguiano, Junta de Castilla y León in Segovia’s Territorial Delegate and José Bayón, Councillor for Economic Development, Employment and Innovation of the City of Segovia.
The RTVE Interactive Award for Most Innovative Video Game Project, which involves the presentation of the project to RTVE Direction of Interactive, it has been for ‘Ridiculous Triathlon‘ by Cremagames.
The RTVE Interactive Award for Most Innovative App, which also involves the presentation of the project to RTVE Interactive Direction, has been for ‘Save the robots‘ by Jumptoplay.
Moreover, the Cartoon Games Award to Best Video Game Project has been for ‘Love you to bits‘ by Alike Studio & Pati.io. The award consists on a free accreditation to attend to 2015 Edition of Cartoon Games, which will take place March 2nd-4th in Lyon (France).
As a result of the collaboration of FICOD International Digital Content Forum organized by Red.es of the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry, it was given the Most Innovative Spanish Transmedia Project FICOD Award to ‘Mironins’ by Cornelius Films.
As every year, teams of no more than 5 components have had 28 hours to create a short animation in pixilation with 3D Wire cube as main character and using the streets of Segovia to shoot.
To present the animators battle awards were presented María Lara & Javier Tostado, executive producer and director at Clayanimation.
The First Prize of the Animators Battle, winner of a free place for the next intense course on stop motion animation in Clay Animation and a Total Gift of Jumping Clay went to ‘Next Level’ by Pinxos House 5.
The Second Prize, consisting on a Animation Supplies professional kit armature and an educational set of Jumping Clay, has been for: ‘Game Over’ by Vladimir PooTeam.
Finally, The Animators Battle Third Prize, winner of a Mini gift Jumping Clay has been for: ‘Nintenbox’ by Beautybox.
POLAND GUEST COUNTRY
The closing ceremony of 3D Wire 2015 was the setting for other special distinctions of this seventh edition. José Luis Farias, Director of 3D Wire, presented the Friendship Award to Poland, guest country with representation from Zofia Ścisłowska, Coordinator of SPPA, Polish Animation Producers Association.