"The most beautiful animation statuette in the world!"
The Danish Animation Awards
In 2007 ANIS founded the Danish Animation Awards. There are two prizes which are awarded every year at Odense Intl’ Film Festival:
The Borge Ring Award (Oscar® qualifying)
Statuette + DKK 15,000 (EUR 2,000)
The Talent Award
Statuette + DKK 10,000 (EUR 1,350)
The Børge Ring Award (Oscar® qualifying)
Børge Ring Award, sculpted by Joanna Mallin-Davies. Photo: Jesper Fleng
The Oscar® qualifying "Børge Ring Award" is named after the danish jazz-musician, film director and animation Børge Ring. Børge was the first Danish film director to win an Oscar, which he won in 1985 for his masterpiece "Anna & Bella".
British sculptor Joanna Mallin-Davies have created a beautiful sculpture based on artwork from the film.
The award is given to a film which in Børge's spirit have elements of musicality and poetry and where the story is personal and well-told and where the use of animation makes it unique. Further it's given to a director who succeeds in creating a personal expression in both story and style.
The Børge Ring Award is chosen between all animation films in the program at Odense International Film Festival. The prize can be awarded to animation films in all programs.
With the award comes a cash prize worth DKK 15.000 (app. EUR 2,000)
The Talent Award (Talentprisen)
The Talent Award is given to new Danish talent in animation. It can be awarded to one or more creators of a film which is surprising and/or renewing in expression, style and/or story.
The prize can be awarded to both new and established talents. With the award follows check of DKK 10.000 (app. EUR 1,350).
ANIS Talentaward, sculpted by Joanna Mallin-Davies. Photo: Jesper Fleng
Odense International Film Festival (the venue)
Odense Film Festival is an independent short film festival with both an international and a national competition.The festival is designed to screen unusual short fiction and documentary films of high quality with an original and imaginative sense of creativity. It is organized by the City of Odense with financial support from the Danish Film Institute. See more: www.filmfestival.dk
Submit your film
Submit it directly through Odense Intl' Film Festival's submission system on their web-site: www.filmfestival.dk
(Submissions usually open from end of January to April 1st)
Click on the year to get more info and jury statements.
Special Lifetime Achievement Award
2012, Børge Ring (DK/NL)
The Borge Ring Award
2016, Gabriel Harel (FR), "Yúl and the Snake"
2015, Nassos Vakalis (GR), "Dinner for Few"
2014, Anne-laure Daffis and Léo Marchand (FR), "La Vie sans truc"
2013, Carlo Vogele (LU), "Una Furtiva Lagrima"
2012, Svilen Dimitrov (BG), "Rew Day"
The Danish Animation Award
2011, Jonas Odell (SE), "Tussilago"
2010, Anita Kirri (NO), "Angry Man"
2009, Yu-Mi Yung (KR), "Dust Kid"
2008, Jeremy Clapin (FR), "Skhizein"
2007, Guilherme Marcondez (BR), "Tyger"
The Talent Award
2016, Juliette Viger (DK), "Untamed"
2015, David Adler (DK), "Sort"
2014, Cav Bøgelund (DK), "Våbenbrødre"
2013, Susanne Bækby Olesen (DK), "Skål Viola!"
2012, Christen Bach m.fl. (DK), "Animation Tag Attack!"
2011, Paw Charlie Ravn (DK), "2 venner"
2010, Helena Frank (SE), "Heavy Heads" &
2010, Tor Fruergaard (DK), "Venus"
2009, Dorte Bengtson (DK), "Sylfidden"
2008, Jan Rahbek (DK), "Space Cowboys"
2007, Karla Nielsen (DK), "Skyggen i Sara"