BORDEAUX: The Czech/Slovak/Slovenian/Polish coproduction Of Unwanted Things and People directed by David Súkup, Ivana Laučíková, Leon Vidmar and Agata Gorządek won the Eurimages Co-production Development Award at the 21st Cartoon Movie. The pitching event took place in Bordeaux, France, from 5 to 7 March 2019.
The Eurimages Co-production Development Award in the amount of 20,000 EUR was awarded to one of eight projects in development showcased at Cartoon Movie and it was decided by a jury composed of Dorien Van de Pas (Netherlands Film Fund – The Netherlands), Tom Carpelan (Filmkompaniet - Finland) and François Mergier (STUDIOCANAL - France).
Participants voted for the winners of the Cartoon Tributes.
Eurimages Co-production Development Award:
Of Unwanted Things and People (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland) Directed by David Súkup, Ivana Laučíková, Leon Vidmar Produced by Maur Film Coproduced by Artichoke, ZVVIKS, WJTeam/Likaon
Director of the Year:Salvador Simó for Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (Spain)
Distributor of the Year:Sola Media (Germany)
Producer of the Year:Submarine (the Netherlands) for (co)producing six animated films at the same time: Coppelia, Fox & Hare Save the Forest, Where Is Anne Frank?, Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, My Grandfather Used to Say He Saw Demons and In the Forest