Meet the award-winning films at IndieJúnior Allianz 2020

We are pleased to announce the winning films for the 3 awards offered in the fourth edition of IndieJunior Allianz.

Audience Award

The Kite / O Papagaio de Papel, Martin Smatana, República Checa, anim., 2019, 13’

The Kite deals with the issue of death, but it does so in a simple metaphorical and symbolic way on the relationship between the little boy and his grandpa. It explains that none of us are here forever and that all living creatures must die, but also to show that death doesn’t mean the end of our journey.

Official Jury of International Competition

IndieJúnior Allianz Grand Prize

Hide ‘n’ Seek / Brincar às Escondidas, Barbora Halířová, República Checa, anim., 2019, 7’

In this animated film full of creative ideas and aesthetic, narrative and sound aspects, we experience an inventive, sensitive and poetic journey through time. This revisited version of hide and seek was a beautiful discovery for the jury.

Special Mention

Nest / O Ninho, Sonja Rohleder, Alemanha, anim., 2019, 4’

For the immersive and hypnotic visual aspects associated with a poetic movement that result in a beautiful portrait of seduction.

Schools Jury

Schools Award for Best Film

L’extraordinaire Voyage de Marona / A Extraordinária Viagem de Marona, Damian, Bélgica, anim., 2019, 92′

Our choice goes to a film that reveals the emotion that is conveyed by the relationship between characters. In addition, the film is able to show today’s society by addressing some of its flaws such as abandonment, human insufficiency and the lack of understanding of the consequences. The fluidity of the animation, the variation of 2D and 3D techniques, the variation of geometric elements, reliefs and lines and how they were combined with the diverse palette of colors that define them emotionally were other reasons for choosing this film.

Special Mention

He can’t live without cosmos / Ele não consegue Viver sem o Cosmos, Konstantin Bronzit, anim., Rússia, 2019, 16’

So, have you seen any of the winning films at the festival? Did your favorite one win? 🙂