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CARTOON MOVIE 2019

The 2019 Cartoon Movie Tributes nominations

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- Denis Do, Anca Damian, Salvador Simó and Anders Matthesen - Thorbjørn Christoffersen receive nominations for the European Director of the Year Award

The 2019 Cartoon Movie Tributes nominations
Funan by Denis Do

The Cartoon Movie Tributes prizes will give awards to people or companies that have had a dynamic and positive influence on the European animated feature film industry. The winners will be announced in Bordeaux as part of the 21st edition of Cartoon Movie (5 to 7 March) – the co-production forum for European animated feature films. 

In the European Director of the Year category is the French director Denis Do for the multi-award-winning Funan [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Denis Do
film profile
]
(French release slated for 6 March 6), the Romanian director Anca Damian for Marona's Fantastic Tale [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(a sneak preview of which will be shown at Cartoon Movie), the Danish duo Anders Matthesen and Thorbjørn Christoffersen for the 3D hit Checkered Ninja [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
,and the Spaniard Salvador Simó for Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: GoCritic! Interview: José L…
film profile
]
, which is due to be released in Spain on 26 April.

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The nominees for the Cartoon Movie Tribute European Producer of the Year Award and European Distributor of the Year Award were also unveiled.

The complete list of nominees:

European Director of the Year
Denis Do - Funan [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Denis Do
film profile
]
(France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Cambodia)
Anca Damian - Marona's Fantastic Tale [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Romania/France/ Belgium)
Anders Matthesen and Thorbjørn Christoffersen - Checkered Ninja [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(Denmark)
Salvador Simó - Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: GoCritic! Interview: José L…
film profile
]
(Spain/the Netherlands/Germany)

European Producer of the Year
Folivari (France), O2B Films (France), Doghouse Films (Luxembourg), Kaïbou Production (Canada) - Pachamama [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

Les Films d’Ici (France), Bac Cinéma (Luxembourg), Lunanime (Belgium), ithinkasia (Cambodia) - Funan
Submarine (the Netherlands) - Coppelia, Fox & Hare save the Forest, Where is Anne Frank?, Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles My Grandfather used to say he saw Demons, In the Forest
Ulysses Filmproduktion (Germany), A. Film Production (Denmark), Fabrique d’Images (Luxembourg) - Luis & the Aliens [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 

European Distributor of the Year
Cinema Public Film (France)
In The Air (the Netherlands)
SC Films International (UK)
Sola Media (Germany)

(Translated from French)

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