The Annecy International Film Festival have announced the winners of this year’s awards. Masaaki Yuasa and Science SARU’s Lu over the wall anime film earned the top “Cristal for a Feature Film” award.
Sunao Katabuchi and MAPPA’s In This Corner of the World anime film earned a Jury Award in the Feature Film category. Additionally, Sawako Kabuki’s “Natsu no gero wa huyu no sakana” (“Summer’s Puke is Winter’s Delight” short film won the Jury Award in the Graduation Films category.
Naoko Yamada and Kyoto Animation’s A Silent Voice anime film also screened in competition at this year’s festival. The festival also screened Ancien and the Magic Tablet, Rudolf the Black Cat, Blame!, and the French/Japanese animated film Mutafukaz out of competition.