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The First Emile Awards Nominations Have Been Announced

The Emile Awards aka The European Animation Awards are set to take place for the first time next month in Lille, France. Established to provide a counterpart to The Annies for European-made animation, the ceremony will celebrate animation produced across the continent.

At 11AM GMT on November 6, the inaugural year's nominees were announced by Aardman Animation legend (and Emile President) Peter Lord.  The ceremony will take place on December 8, 2017. The full list is as follows:




BEST STUDENT FILM
O Mother! by Paulina Ziolkowska (Poland)
Merlot by Marta Gennari & Giulia Martinelli (Italy)
About a Mother by Dana Velikovskaya (Russia)

BEST SHORT FILM
 Chulyen, A Crow’s Tale by Cerise Lopez & Agnès Patron (France)
Among The Black Waves by Ana Budanova (Russia)
The Burden by Niki Lindroth von Bahr (Sweden)

BEST BACKGROUND & CHARACTER DESIGN IN AN ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Manivald by Chintis Lundgren (Estonia, Croatia, Canda)
Peripheria by David Coquard-Dassault (France)
Child Dream by Christophe Gérard (France)

BEST COMMISSIONED FILM
The Story of An Idea by FX Goby (UK)
Otto 'Time' by Marc Craste / Studio AKA (Germany)
• The Last Job On Earth by Moth Studio (UK)

BEST TV/BROADCAST PRODUCTION
Revolting Rhymes
We're Going On A Bear Hunt
The Amazing World Of Gumball

BEST WRITING IN A TV/BROADCAST
The Amazing World Of Gumball
My Knight and Me
• Floopaloo, Where Are You?

BEST STORYBOARDING IN A TV/BROADCAST PRODUCTION
Revolting Rhymes
The Amazing World Of Gumball
•  Shaun The Sheep

BEST CHARACTER ANIMATION IN A TV/BROADCAST PRODUCTION
Revolting Rhymes
We're Going On A Bear Hunt
The Amazing World Of Gumball

BEST BACKGROUND AND CHARACTER DESIGN IN A TV/BROADCAST PRODUCTION
Hey Duggee
Puffin Rock
Ernest and Celestine

BEST SOUNDTRACK IN A TV/BROADCAST PRODUCTION
My Knight and Me
Last Man
Fresh Out Of School

BEST FEATURE FILM
The Red Turtle
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales
My Life As A Courgette

BEST WRITING IN A FEATURE FILM
Ethel & Ernest
Louise By The Shore
My Life As A Courgette

BEST STORYBOARD IN A FEATURE FILM
• Psiconautas, the Forgotten Children
Long Way North
The Red Turtle

BEST CHARACTER ANIMATION IN A  FEATURE FILM
• Ethel & Ernest
The Girl Without Hands
The Red Turtle

BEST BACKGROUND aND CHARACTER DESIGN IN A FEATURE FILM
 Ethel & Ernest
• Psiconautas, the Forgotten Children
Long Way North

BEST SOUNDTRACK IN A FEATURE FILM
My Life As A Courgette
•  Long Way North
The Girl Without Hands

LOTTE REINIGER AWARD: (For Career Achievement)

Richard Williams


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