Dutch Animation ZALIGER awarded in China
13 November 2011
Dutch short animated film ZALIGER (by Nina Gantz) has won a prize at the Sichuan TV Festival in China. De film has won the International “Gold Panda” Award in the Animation Category, for Best Overseas Student Work. The Award ceremony took place on Saturday 12 November at the Sichuan TV Festival.
The International “Gold Panda” Award is the first important international award for ZALIGER. The film was previously selected by international film festivals as the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and the MONSTRA Animation Film Festival of Lisbon. The film is distributed by the Netherlands Institute for Animation film (NIAf).
In ZALIGER a widower is facing the difficulties of being alone. Without his wife everything seems out of place. A film about loss and loneliness.
The Sichuan TV Festival (SCTVF) is a biannual event, that has been organized since 1991. The festival took place from 11 – 13 November in Chengdou, Sichuan, China.
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For more information:
Sichuan TV Festival: http://en.sctvf.com.cn/
Netherlands Institute for Animation film (NIAf)
Ursula van den Heuvel