Prize List

ESMA ranked 6thbest animation school of the world by The Rookies, in 2019.

Each year, ESMA short films count over 200 festivals’ selections around the world, among which the Annecy Festival, Siggraph, VES awards, Anima… Check here the list of hits of ESMA shorts.

2 short films awarded at Spark Animation

05 Nov. 2019

The two short films Œil pour Œil and Pour une Poignée de Caramels both received the first prize “3D Student Film” at Spark Animation in Vancouver.

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Two award-winning films at Short of the year - Winter

Two award-winning films at Short of the year – Winter

04 May. 2020

The films Œil pour Œil and Pour une Poignée de Caramels were both awarded the “Special Jury Mention” prize at the Short of the year – Winter festival.

Avec le Do de la Cuillère awarded at the Festival Court Mais Bon

Avec le Do de la Cuillère awarded at the Festival Court Mais Bon

20 Feb. 2020

The short film Avec le Do de la Cuillère received the Audience Award at the Festival Court Mais Bon du Puy-en-Velay.

2 award-winning films at the Movie Screen Pro festival in Los Angeles

2 award-winning films at the Movie Screen Pro festival in Los Angeles

30 Jan. 2020

Two films won awards at the Movie Screen Pro festival in Los Angeles. The film Skid received the “Award as the Best Student Animation” and the film Pour une Poignée de Caramels received the “Best Animation” award.

Ice Pepper receives an award at the International Nature & Environment Film Festival

Ice Pepper receives an award at the International Nature & Environment Film Festival

11 Dec. 2019

The short film Ice Pepper received the “Coup de Coeur du jeune public” award at the 33rd edition of the International Nature & Environment Film Festival organized by France Nature Environnement Isère in Grenoble.

Pour une Poignée de Caramels receives an award at the Festival Films d'Animation de Tournus

Pour une Poignée de Caramels receives an award at the Festival Films d’Animation de Tournus

10 Dec. 2019

The short film Pour une Poignée de Caramels was awarded at the 29th edition of the Festival Films d’Animation de Tournus. It received the “Prix Jeune”.

Pour une Poignée de Caramels receives an award at the Aniwow festival in Beijing

Pour une Poignée de Caramels receives an award at the Aniwow festival in Beijing

10 Nov. 2019

The short film Pour une Poignée de Caramels was awarded at the Aniwow Festival in Beijing and received the “Best Directing” award.

2 short films awarded at Spark Animation

2 short films awarded at Spark Animation

05 Nov. 2019

The two short films Œil pour Œil and Pour une Poignée de Caramels both received the first prize “3D Student Film” at Spark Animation in Vancouver.

Cach It awarded at the festival Elliott Donnelley Youth Center International Children's FilmFest

Cach It awarded at the festival Elliott Donnelley Youth Center International Children’s FilmFest

19 Aug. 2019

The short film Cach It was awarded at the Elliott Donnelley Youth Center International Children’s FilmFest in the United States. He won the Best of Fest Prize.

Comme un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine awarded at the festival IAFF Golden Kuker-Sofia

Comme un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine awarded at the festival IAFF Golden Kuker-Sofia

03 Jun. 2019

The team of the short film Comme un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine won the prize of the category Student Films of the festival IAFF Golden kuker-Sofia, in Bulgaria.

La Boite receives an award at the Festival Les Nuits Magiques

La Boite receives an award at the Festival Les Nuits Magiques

19 Dec. 2018

La Boîte received the Public Prize, category “Young Public Competition” at the Festival Les Nuits Magiques (in Bègles).

3 films awarded at the Palm Springs Festival

3 films awarded at the Palm Springs Festival

19 Dec. 2018

Or Bleu won the « 3D Drama: Sci-Fi Fantasy Adventure » at the Palm Springs Festival. Like an elephant in a porcelain store won the prize « 3D Comedy: Family ». Sailor’s Delight won the « 3D Sexuality on a Roller Coaster of Love, Romance and Insanity ».

Le Phare et Made In France win a prize

Le Phare et Made In France win a prize

08 Nov. 2018

The two teams leave with a Special Mention Animation at the 22nd Free Screen Short Film Festival (Aigues-Mortes)!