ICAR Animation Awards Announced the Winners
On September 9, the ICAR National Animation Award ceremony was held for the seventh time. This year, the award ceremony took place on the stage of the renovated Khudozhestvenny cinema, where the world of the cult cartoon by Alexander Tatarsky and Igor Kovalev “Koloboks are conducting the investigation” was skillfully recreated. The winners were determined in the course of a real investigation. After a series of investigative measures, the organizers managed to establish who has a box with glass statuettes, who should leave the stage with flowers and diplomas, and who will award the laureates. The event was held with the support of Moschino.
The cherished statuettes were presented to the winners by Leonid Yarmolnik, Marusya Klimova, Alexander Oleshko, Veniamin Smekhov, Roman Popov, Yuri Poteenko and other cultural and art workers who are not indifferent to the fate of Russian animation.
In the honorary nomination Master, the award was given to an outstanding composer, People’s Artist of the RSFSR Gennady Gladkov and a popular songwriter and playwright Yuri Entin. Ilya Popov, President of the Animated Film Association, one of the creators of the Smeshariki series, was named Producer of the Year.
The prize for the best directing went to Andrei Yuryevich Khrzhanovsky, who shot the film that was included in the official Oscar longlist this year – “The Nose or the Conspiracy” Not Like That “(Shar studio). He received the second statuette for the same film as the best screenwriter together with Yuri Arabov, who also won the award in this category. The third prize “Nose” won in the category Full meter.
Artist Anna Karpova received Icarus in the nomination of the same name for her work on the animated short film Mistress of the Copper Mountain.
Svetlana Kryuchkova, People’s Artist of the RSFSR, was named Best in the Actor nomination for her work in the film “Ba”.
In the Short Meter nomination, the winner was “Boxballet” directed by Anton Dyakov (Melnitsa studio). For her work on the same film, Svetlana Zamostyan was awarded in the Animator category. The heroes of the film Boxer and Ballerina became the Best in the Character nomination.
Outstanding filmmaker, two-time Oscar nominee Konstantin Bronzit has been honored in the Case nomination for his Jazz Friends Community project.
Icarus for Best Episode was awarded to “Smeshariki. Rock opera and something else “directed by Denis Chernov, studio Petersburg
The best composer was Lev Slepner (The Fireman). Artyom Fadeev took the award in the nomination Sound engineer from the ceremony for his work on such films as “The Nose or the Conspiracy of” Not Such “,” Ba “. “BoxBallet”, “Oh, no!”, “Fireman”; “Sugar Show”.
The best startups this year were Kidz. Kidz! ” (the author of the idea is Tatyana Gazizova, director Rinat Gazizov, producer Alexander Gerasimov, Master-Film) and Lex and Plu. Space taxi drivers ”(authors of the idea are Aleksey Minchenok, Polina Minchenok, director Aleksey Minchenok, producers Vyacheslav Murugov, Artyom Vasiliev, Metrafilms commissioned by STS Media).