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.

Œil pour Œil “Film of the Year – 3D animation”

21 Jul. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil was voted the grand winner of the 2020 Rookies Awards competition – organised by the renowned online platform The Rookies – in the flagship category “Film of the Year – 3D animation”.

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“Distinction in the Student Competition” Award

30 Nov. 2020

The film Love is in the hair won the “Distinction in the Student Competition” award at the Athens Animfest Festival – Greece.

Mention

Mention “Music Special”

30 Nov. 2020

The film Fête de famille won the “Music Special” in the “Student Competition” category at the Athens Animfest – Greece.

Best Animated Short Film Award

Best Animated Short Film Award

28 Nov. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil won Best Animated Short Film at The Short Film Award (The SOFIES) festival – USA.

Best Animation Short Award

Best Animation Short Award

15 Nov. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil won the Best Animation Short award at the Cinequest festival in the USA.

Two award-winning films at PanamAnim 2020

Two award-winning films at PanamAnim 2020

02 Nov. 2020

Two films were awarded at the PanamAnim Festival – France :

  • Pour une poignée de caramels : 1st prize
  • Œil pour Œil : 3rd prize
Double prize at the Sapporo International Short Film Festival

Double prize at the Sapporo International Short Film Festival

31 Oct. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil was awarded twice at the Sapporo International Short Film Festival – Japan

  • The Children Short Award (Silver)
  • The Best Non Dialogue Short
Two award-winning films at the MovieValley International Film Festival

Two award-winning films at the MovieValley International Film Festival

28 Oct. 2020

Two films won awards at the MovieValley Film Festival – Italia :

  • Avec le Do de la Cuillère won the Best Animation Award
  • Pour une Poignée de Caramels which won a special mention for Best Set Design
Two award-winning films at Spark Animation Vancouver

Two award-winning films at Spark Animation Vancouver

20 Oct. 2020

Two films won awards at the Spark Animation Festival in Vancouver – Canada :

Happy Easter
When the chickens have teeth

They won the “Special Mention, Comedy, Student Shorts” award.

Special mention

Special mention

16 Oct. 2020

The film Monkey Symphony received an honourable mention “2020 Audience Award for Best Family Short Film” at the Gold Coast International Film Festival – New York

Venus of Badalona

Venus of Badalona” Prize

10 Oct. 2020

The film Avec le Do de la Cuillère won the “Venus of Badalona” award for the best original music.

Best Animation 2020

Best Animation 2020″ Award

08 Oct. 2020

Œil pour Œil won “Best Animation 2020” at the Kingston Film Festival – canada

“Children’s Jury Award”

04 Oct. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil won the Children’s Jury Award at the Encounters Film Festival – England