In 2018 the best production will be awarded in these categories.
This award honours the best feature film in regards to visual effects. The evaluation criteria include design, visual effects, concept and overall composition. In step one the best 3 out of 10 are choosen via public voting. In step 2 the winner is chosen from out of the three nominees again via public voting.
The Jury awards a technical outstanding project in the virtual reality experience area with respect to interaction, technical advancement and innovation.
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.
„Her Eventual Hesitation“, Marek Denko, Czech Republic
This award honours the most successful blend of live-action film and visual effects. Assessment criteria include originality, believability and technical perfection.
„Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them“, VFX from Rodeo FX, Canada for Warner Bros.
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.
„Beyond Good and Evil 2 Cinematic Trailer“, Unit Image, Ubisoft Montpellier, 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.
„Afterwork“, Matte CG, Uson Studios, Apus Estudios, Ecuador
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.
„Canal Kitchen“, Unit Image, France
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.
„Poilus“, Guillaume Auberval, Léa Dozoul, Simon Gomez, Timothé Hek, Hugo Lagrange, Antoine Laroye & David Lashcari, Isart Digital, France
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.
„Huawei Watch“, Glassworks Great Britain for Huawei
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.
„Less Than Human“, Steffen Bang Lindholm, The Animation Workshop, Denmark
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.
„In a Heartbeat“, Beth David & Esteban Bravo, Ringling College of Art and Design, USA
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.
„Dust My Shoulders Off“, Grass Jelly Studio, Taiwan