Monday, September 22, 2014
The European Film Academy proudly announces the three nominations in the category European Animated Feature Film 2014
A committee consisting of EFA Board Members Marek Rozenbaum, producer (Israel) and Roberto Cicutto, producer (Italy), as well as Doris Cleven (Director Anima, Belgium), Wolfgang Spindler (journalist, Euronews, France) and Caroline Cor (production analyst, feature films department, CNC, France), all three of them representatives of Cartoon the European Association of Animation Film, decided on the following nominations:
Jack et la mécanique du coeur (Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart), Mathias Malzieu and Stéphane Berla, France and Belgium
A 19th-century drama about a man whose heart was replaced with a clock when he was born.
Minuscule - La vallée des fourmis perdues (Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants), Thomas Szabo and Hélène Giraud, France and Belgium
In a peaceful forest, the remains of a picnic trigger a ruthless war between rival ant colonies, obsessed with gaining control of the same prize: a box of sugar cubes!
L'arte della felicità (The Art of Happiness), Alessandro Rak, Italy
Under a leaden sky, among the apocalyptic presages of a Naples at the height of its degradation, Sergio, a taxi driver, receives news which overwhelms him. Nothing can ever be as it was.
To read longer synopsis and watch trailers go here or check videos below with original language (all sound a lot better in the original version)
The nominated films will soon be submitted to the over 3,000 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Animated Feature Film 2014 will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony in Riga on Saturday, 13 December - streamed live on www.europeanfilmawards.eu.