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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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

02 Oct. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil won the “Best Kids” award at the 19th edition of the Fantoche festival in Switzerland.

« Poulain Noir d’Argent » award

« Poulain Noir d’Argent » award

01 Oct. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil won the « Poulain Noir d’Argent » award for « Mon Premier Fantasia » at the Montreal Fantasia festival.

Two award-winning films at FESTinha

Two award-winning films at FESTinha

25 Sep. 2020

Two films were awarded at the FESTinha festival, Portugal :

Œil pour Œil which wins the FESTinha Sub 10 award

Une lanterne dans la nuit that wins the FESTinha sub 12

These awards, at the festival level, mean that these two short films are considered the best in their respective categories!

Creativity Award

Creativity Award

15 Sep. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil won the “Creativity Award” at the Chaniartoon Festival, Greece.

Three films awarded at the Animakid Festival 2020

Three films awarded at the Animakid Festival 2020

18 Aug. 2020

Three films were awarded at the Animakid Festival in Union City:

Groovity was awarded a “Golden Olive Tree” in the “Space” category.
Familiers was awarded a “Golden Olive Tree” in the “Together it’s better” category.
1, 2, 3 Pas Soleil was awarded a “Golden Olive Tree” in the “Family” category and a “Golden Olive Tree” “Coup de Coeur” from the CMJ.

3rd prize for Œil pour Œil

3rd prize for Œil pour Œil

30 Jul. 2020

The film Œil pour Œil received 3rd prize in the “Student” category at the Constantine Gold Coin Festival in Serbia.

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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”.

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.