Annecy 2024: the stop-motion film Memoir of a Snail wins the Feature Film Crystal

And the impressive Flow, the cat who was no longer afraid of water, leaves with the public, jury and Gan Foundation prizes. Discover the complete list.

In the end, there can only be one left: after a week particularly rich in quality films, the jury of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival awarded the Feature Film Crystal to Memoir of a Snail. Directed by Australian Adam Elliot (Mary and Max.), this stop-motion drama which had a strong impression when it was screened tells the daily life of Grace Puddle, a solitary collector of ornamental snails who lives in Canberra.

The reverse shot jury prize goes to Life, basicallys by Kristina Dufková, while Flow, the cat who was no longer afraid of water leaves with the public, jury and Gan Foundation prizes.

EOverall, more than 17,400 accredited people from 103 countries visited Annecy this year. “Every year, Annecy Festival welcomes an audience made up of passionate professionals, young, highly motivated students, and a dynamic public with one and the same desire: to meet and experience the magic of animated cinema in cinemas. This year's record participation highlights the vitality of the sector, in a constantly evolving sector. », assures Mickaël Marin, director of the Festival. “ We will continue to encourage existing synergies between the 7th art and other disciplines. We are proud to participate in the dynamism and recognition of animation. But even more, we are proud to see that cinema continues to fill theaters and arouses enthusiasm among all audiences, particularly young people. We are convinced: animated cinema, in all its diversity, contributes to mobilizing audiences in theaters. »

Discover the complete winners of the Annecy 2024 festival:

FEATURE FILMS

Feature film crystal
Memoir of a Snail by Adam Elliot

Jury Prize
Flow, the cat who was no longer afraid of water by Gints Zilbalodis

Reverse shot jury prize
Life, basicallys by Kristina Dufková

Audience Award
Flow, the cat who was no longer afraid of water by Gints Zilbalodis

Paul Grimault Prize
Totto-Chan: The little girl at the window by Shinnosuke Yakuwa

Gan Foundation Prize for broadcasting
Flow, the cat who was no longer afraid of water by Gints Zilbalodis

Grand Prix reverse shot
The Sueño of the Sultana by Isabel Herguera

SHORT FILMS

Short film crystal
Percebes by Alexandra Ramires and Laura Gonçalves

Jury Prize
The car that came back from the sea by Jadwiga Kowalska

Alexeieff Parker Prize
Beautiful Men by Nicolas Keppens

Jean-Luc Xiberras Prize for the first work
[S] by Mario Radev

“Off-Limits” Film Prize
Glass House by Boris Labbé

Audience Award
Hurikan by Jan Saska

TELEVISION MOVIES

Crystal for a TV production
A guitar in the sea by Sophie Roze

Jury Prize for a TV series
Castle Life “The Ghost of Versailles” by Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat and Nathaniel H'Limi

Jury prize for a TV special
Lola and the noise piano by Augusto Zanovello

Audience Award
A guitar in the sea by Sophie Roze

ORDERED FILMS

Cristal for a commissioned film
Pictoplasma “Opener 2023” by Will Anderson

Jury Prize for a commissioned film
TED-Ed “How Did South African Apartheid Happen, and How Did It Finally End?” by Aya Marzouk

END OF STUDY FILMS

Crystal from the graduation film
carrotica by Daniel Sterlin-Altman

Jury Prize
Pubert Jimbob by Quirijn Dees

Lotte Reiniger Prize
Maatitel of Govinda Sao

VR WORKS

Best VR Artwork Crystal
Gargoyle Doyle by Ethan Shaftel



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