OH WILLY wins Cartoon dOr 2012
14 September 2012
Animated short film OH WILLY, directed by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, has won the Cartoon d'Or 2012 at the Cartoon FORUM. The film received the award for best European animation short film at the Cartoon FORUM on Thursday 13th September. The Cartoon FORUM took place in Toulouse, France, 11-14 September 2012.
The stop-motion with puppets and sets made of wool, felt and other fabrics is co-produced by Beast Animation (Belgium), Polaris Film & Finance, Vivement Lundi (France) and Il Luster Productions (Netherlands).
Chubby Willy returns to the naturist community where he has spend his youth to visit his dying mother. When she dies shortly after he arrives, Willy is confronted with the choices he made in his life...
Cartoon d’Or 2012 jury was composed by directors Alain Gagnol (France), Esben Toft Jacobsen (Denmark) and Giuseppe Lagana (Italy) and the award was presented by French director Michel Ocelot (Kirikou).
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