And here it comes – Animist Tallinn 2023 new, fresh and full of energy – our brand new poster by Natalia Mirzoyan.
Natalia is an animator, director, graphic artist and illustrator, currently based in Tallinn, born in Yerevan, Armenia. Her short films “My Childhood Mystery Tree”, “Chinti”, “Five Minutes to Sea” and “Merry Grandmass” have been screened at many animation festival all over the world and have won numerous awards.
Award ceremony of the second edition took place in Cinema Sõprus August 20th. The international jury Olivier Catherin (France), Olga Bobrowska (Poland) ja Mats Grorud (Norway) announced the award winners.
BEST ANIMATED SHORT “Two Sisters” Anna Budanova (France)
The prize of 3000 euros was supported by the Culture & Sports Department of Tallinn.
BEST STUDENT ANIMATED SHORT “How I Grew Up” Yufei Liu (China)
The prize of 500 euros was supported by Estonian Academy of Arts Department of Animation.
JURY SPECIAL MENTIONS “Night” Ahmad Saleh (Germany/Qatar/Palestine/Jordan) “Noir Soleil” Marie Larrivé (France)
YARNSIPNNER’S FAVORITES Yarnspinner.org cave the special awards to short animated films with dialogue or narration. Yarnspinner’s Favourite is “The Passerby“ by Hannah Letaïf (Belgium/France). Special mentions goes to “Bye, Little Block“ by Éva Darabos (Hungary) and “The Debutant” by Elizabeth Hobbs (United Kingdom).