Graduation show 2019 : the winners list
News . 06 Sep. 2019
Review of the jury day of the 2019 promotion of CG Animation Cinema and FX. After a screening of the films at the Gaumont Multiplexe in Montpellier, the jury unveiled its list of winners at an evening event.
A SPECIAL EVENT FOR A TURNING POINT IN THEIR LIVES….
The jury is always an important moment in the students’ lives. This event marks the end of an era but also the beginning of a new one.
It was on Thursday, September 5 that this very special day took place. First, in the morning, the jury members watched the films for the first time. Then, in the afternoon, a second screening was organized, this time in the presence of the students and their families. To end on a high note, all the participants gathered in the evening, in the wonderful setting of the Verchant site.
This year is even more special than the others because in 2018 there was no jury since the CG Animation Cinema and FX course changed its format from 3 years to 4 years, in order to better prepare students for the market requirements and the needs of the studios.
The new promotion was expected by the professionals and all the students rose to the challenge, setting the bar once again at a higher level! In all, 119 students, divided into groups of 5 to 7 people, participated in the development of 19 short films. Three of ESMA’s campuses were present: Montpellier, Nantes and Toulouse (Lyon will soon participate 😉 ).
A whole panel of prestigious professionals accepted the invitation to enjoy the films and elect their favourites, with Erik Smitt – Director of Photography at Pixar – as chairman of the jury.
The list of jury members: 3DVF / ACM SIGGRAPH PARIS / ADN CREATIVE / BLOOM PICTURES / BONJOUR SAIGON / CREATIVE ASSEMBLY / CUBE CREATIVE / DIGIBLUR / DNEG / DREAMWORKS / FRAMESTORE / ILLUMINATION MACGUFF / INDAC / MATHEMATIC / MIRKOS / MIKROS ANIMATION / MILFORD FILM & ANIMATION / NETFLIX ANIMATION / NWAVE / ONE OF US / PARIS DIGITAL SUMMIT / PASSION PICTURES / PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS / PROGRISS / PUBLICIS HEALTH FRANCE / REALTIME CONFERENCE / SHORTS.TV / SUPAMONKS / SUPERPROD / TAT PRODUCTION / TEAMTO / THE ANIMATION SHOWCASE / THE MILL / TU NOUS ZA PAS VUS PROD / UBISOFT ANIMATION / UBISOFT / UNIT IMAGE / UNTOLD STUDIO
Discover the 2019 winners without further delay!
CG jury : the winning films
1ST PRICE : ŒIL pour ŒIL
2nd PRIze : pour une poignée de caramels
The Bonnie and Clyde of a retirement home, ready to do anything to grab coveted caramels!
3rd PRIze : avec le do de la cuillère
public prize : ŒIL pour ŒIL
special prize : comme un ours
special prize fx : skid
You can see – or review – the teasers of these award-winning films by clicking here.
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find below the press review dedicated to the event:
- Les Minions, Star Wars, Avengers, Le Roi Lion… Ils recrutent à Montpellier
- Montpellier : l’ESMA réunit la crème des studios d’animation
- Montpellier : les futurs talents de l’animation et des effets spéciaux font leur show
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