In 2017 the best production will be awarded in these categories.
Our expert jury chooses the three most compelling stills on the basis of design and aesthetic qualities. The key evaluation criteria are photorealism, technical execution, character design and artistic standard. The ultimate winner is then chosen from out of the three nominees via public voting.
„52Hz“, Cornelius Dämmrich, Germany
This award honours the most successful blend of live-action film and visual effects. Assessment criteria include originality, believability and technical perfection.
„Captain America - Civil War“, RISE | Visual Effects Studios, Germany
Game trailers and in-game visuals in cinema quality: in this category, the jury honours originality, design and digital execution as well as the most outstanding dramatic composition.
„For Honor“, Unit Image, Ubisoft, France
This award honours the best film concept, technical execution and storytelling. The jury also evaluates character design and animation, among other factors. The category encompasses everything from mixed forms of CG and live-action film to pure 3D animated films.
„Uncanny Valley“, 3DAR, Federico Heller, Argentina
When considering the best advertising production, the jury looks for originality as well as visual aesthetics. On the technical side, they also take into account the effective use of VFX, animation, music and sound.
„Face the Darkness“, Andreas Bruns, Philipp Walz, Carl Schröter, Francesco Faranna, Emanuel Fuchs, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany
The best CG character is chosen on the basis of design, modelling, animation and authentic integration in the film. The character’s ability to evoke an emotional response is also considered.
„Alike“, Daniel Martínez Lara,Rafa Cano Méndez, La Fiesta Producciones Cinematograficas, Spain
This award honours the most successful illustration of a subject, product or process by means of computer animation. The evaluation criteria include the original concept, digital execution and educational effectiveness.
„A Guide To Happy“, Panoply Creative, Great Britain
This award carries prize money contributed by DIGITAL PRODUCTION totalling €3,000
The best university-level project completed in the field of CG film: the evaluation criteria include the original concept, dramatic portrayal, technical execution as well as character design and animation.
„Garden Party“, Théophile Dufresne, Florian Babikian, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Claire, MOPA, France
The animago jury uses this award to honour a unique production that stands out as a result of its unique concept as well as its captivating combination of visual imagery and technical execution.
„Ma'agalim“, Uri Lotan, Yoav Shtibelman, Jane Bordeaux, Israel
The Motion Design Award emphasises work with graphic elements of all kinds. The evaluation criteria focus on the film’s concept and originality as well as the ability of its visual execution to evoke an emotional response.
„Urban Surfaces“, Sebastian Lange (Qu-int), Peter Hankowiak (AV Medien), Germany
This award honours the best film in the field of architectural visualisation. The jury’s evaluation criteria include design, project concept and overall composition and is supported by DETAIL magazine.
„Spatial Bodies“, AUJIK, Stefan Larsson, Japan