This16 The Bratislava Animation Biennale event in Slovakia awarded to animator Koji Yamamura Prix Klingsor, which is A Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded to “The Important October 9th, which perfectly combines artistic and cinematic qualities to reach the personality of a child audience. The event was held from October 3rd to 9th.
The Bratislava Animation Biennale Committee has previously awarded Albín Brunovský Mountain Village the Medal of Honor, “awarded to filmmakers from Slovakia and abroad in recognition of Their extraordinary artistic and expert contributions to the field of animation”, in 2008.
Mountain Village Dozens of North ( Ikuta no North ) The anime film won the Contréchamp Award at this year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival, and the film also won the Feature Film Animation Award at this year’s Ottawa International Film Festival (OIAF). ).
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Awarded to Yamamura “Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Art Recommendation Award” Minister of Media Art Department Cabinet Award at .
Yamamura is a professor at the Graduate School of Film and New Media at Tokyo University of the Arts and an independent animator known for his short films . Although he didn’t win, his short film “,” won an Oscar for .
Yamamura’s other award-winning and nominated short films include “The Country Doctor,” “Sati’s Parade,” and “On the Encyclopedia of Monsters.” Yamamura himself in 2003 won the North Sichuan Award.
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Source: Bratislava Animation Biennale website