The European Animation Awards Association’s shortlist for it’s second-annual Emile Awards has been released, the rewards were launched last year to celebrate the best in European animation.
‘Captain Morten and the Spider Queen’ has been nominated in two categories - Best Direction in a Feature Film and Best Character Animation in a Feature Film. This year’s ceremony will take place Dec. 7-8, in Lille, France.
Best Direction in a Feature Film
“Another Day of Life,” Raúl de la Fuente & Damian Nenow (Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany)
“Captain Morten and the Spider Queen,” Kaspar Jancis, Henry Nicholson & Riho Unt (Estonia, Belgium, Ireland, U.K.)
“Funan,” Denis Do (France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Cambodia)
“Teheran Tabu,” Ali Soozandeh (Germany, Austria)
“The Breadwinner,” Nora Twomey (Ireland, Luxembourg, Canada)
Best Character Animation in a Feature Film
“Captain Morten and the Spider Queen,” Mart Kivi & Sam Turner (key animators) (Estonia, Belgium, Ireland, U.K.)
“Early Man,” Early Man character animation team (U.K.)
“Luis & the Aliens,” Jo Bub & Luis and The Aliens animation team (Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark)
“The Breadwinner,” Fabian Erlinghäuser, John Walsh, Lorraine Lordan, Jeremy Purcell, Viktor Ens, Nicolas Debray, Geoff King & Emmanuel Asquier-Brassart (animators) (Ireland, Luxembourg, Canada)
“Zombillenium,” Julien Belloteau, Arthur de Pins, Alexis Ducord, Marie-Laure Guisset, Jeanne Irzenski, David Nasser & Romain Vacher (animators) (France, Belgium)