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.

2018 Cannes Film Festival
CinéFondation

23 Apr. 2018

Sailor’s Delight selected 2018 Cannes Film Festival – CinéFondation category, with 16 others students films

La boite wins an award at the Vébron International Film Festival

La boite wins an award at the Vébron International Film Festival

06 Aug. 2018

“La boite” wins the prize for the “best animated film”

Piston et Comme un Éléphant win a prize in Italy

Piston et Comme un Éléphant win a prize in Italy

06 Aug. 2018

“Piston” wins the Cartoon Kids Award and “Comme un Éléphant” wins the Signor Rossi Award at the Cartoon Club Rimini Festival in Italy

Achoo wins 2 awards at Korterraza festival

Achoo wins 2 awards at Korterraza festival

06 Aug. 2018

Achoo wins the “Heineken 2nd prize”, given by the jury and the “Korterraza Txiki-El Correo Prize” given by a children’s association.

Achoo wins an award at FICA

Achoo wins an award at FICA

19 Jun. 2018

Achoo team won first prize in the international animation category of FICA

Château de Sable wins an award at La Nuit du Court métrage

Château de Sable wins an award at La Nuit du Court métrage

18 Jun. 2018

Château de Sable who has just won the “Animation Award” at The Short Film Night of the 2018 edition.

Made In France award-winning Marius D’Or

Made In France award-winning Marius D’Or

04 Jun. 2018

Made In France has just been awarded the Marius D’Or at the Marius du Court.

Mécanique won an award at Animayo Festival

Mécanique won an award at Animayo Festival

31 May. 2018

Mécanique just won the “Best 3D Award” at Animayo festival in the Canary Islands

Oscars Nominated Short Films 2018 – Additional screening category

Oscars Nominated Short Films 2018 – Additional screening category

12 May. 2018

Achoo selected by Shorts.tv in the Additional screening category of the Oscars Nominated Short Films 2018.

Award at the Anima Festival 2018

Award at the Anima Festival 2018

24 Apr. 2018

Short Film “La boite” won the “Best short film Award”, category “Films for young people” at the Anima Festival.

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival 2016

2016 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival

24 Apr. 2018

“L’Aviatrice”, “Asteria” and “Swiff” selected at the 21th “Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival” in the “Official Competition” category

2017 Palm Springs International ShortFest 

2017 Palm Springs International ShortFest

24 Apr. 2018

Asteria selected at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, in the “Official Selection” category

2017 Vietnam PanamAnim Festival

2017 Vietnam PanamAnim Festival

24 Apr. 2018

L’ESMA guest of honour of the 2017 Vietnam PanamAnim Festival !