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“Asteria” team wins the “Special Jury Prize” at the “Concours de Courts”

News . 30 May. 2017

Alexandre Arpentinier, one of the directors of the short film "Asteria", was invited to the closing ceremony of the festival. He tells us about the evening.  

Festival "Concours de Courts" 2017

The closing ceremony of the competition Concours de Courts 2017, took place at the cinematheque of Toulouse on Friday 5 May. 4 prizes were awarded during this evening:     

  • The award for Best French Film     
  • The Best Foreign Film Award     
  • The public's favorite price     
  • The special jury prize

Alexandre Arpentinier tells us that he "was able to watch a screening of the best short films of the competition." Asteria was broadcast first, and was the only short animated film of this projection. Was awarded the prizes by the jury. "

The jury

The jury consisted of:

  • Eric Valette, Toulouse director and president of the jury of this edition         
  • Zinedine Soualem, actor         
  • Nanou Garcia, actress and screenwriter         
  • Farida Rahouadj, actress         
  • Chick Ortega, actor         
  • Cyril Lecomte, actor         
  • Caroline Baehr, actress

According to Alexandre Arpentinier: "the jury was very nice"

The prize won

Asteria won the "Jury Prize". Alexandre Arpentinier says: "Asteria has won the special Jury prize unanimously based on its discussions with the jury." He concluded by saying: "The evening ended with a cocktail offered to the spectators, that throughout the evening there was a very good atmosphere, with a full room."