Second edition concluded with a success

The objective of the Animation Day in Cannes is to facilitate the promotion of Animation during the Cannes Film Festival which does not traditionnally offer a window for animators besides the likes of Pixar or Disney.

Animaze – LeMiaff and filmfestivals.com decided in 2015 to take on this mission and provide a place for networking, fun, and promotion.

In 2016 ADIC returned stronger, offering a comprehensive line up of 189 submitted shorts, features and scripts and a selection of 29 shorts and features (Animaze Daze in Cannes competition) to 454 registered profesionals in animation.

The  Celebration began May 14 with the gala premiere of Bilal or opening feature film. Animation Day delevoped may 18 panels andnetworking sessions at Salon La Renaissance and UEA Pavilion in the afternoon, for the final Awards Ceremony where accolades were given to Bilal, Best Inspiring Movie, Song of the Sea by Tomm Moore(Best Animation at EFA) and Le Repas Dominical by Céline Devaux (Winner at Cesar and Clermont Ferrand)

5 pm – 5.45pm the UAE Pavilion

Village International Riviera side N°136

Panel: Animation that Matters and Inspires

Marie-Claude Beauchamp: President AQA, CEO Producer – CarpeDiem Film & TV,
Ayman Jamal Director Producer from Barajoun Entertainment – Dubai
Laurie Gordon Festival Director Montreal International Animation Film Festival
Yonathan Parienti CEO Horyou

5.45 pm – 6.00 pm

Afternoon Launch Platform

Launch of the Ryan Larkin Foundation Introduced by Laurie Gordon

Presentation of PAB ‘s art (animation film posters re – interpreted by Nomad street artist PAB)
Animation Day in Cannes Accolades : Awards & Recalls

Animation Awards Encore:  Accolades were offered to winners in animation categories at recent festivals Sundance, Rotterdam, Clermont Ferrand, Houston WorldFest, Mecal.
European Film Awards, Oscars, Cesar, BAFTA, Golden Trailer Awards

Best of Fests winners of our Accolades received their prizes from

Marion Doering, Director European Film Academy,
Yonathan Parienti CEO Founder Horyou.com,
Marie-Claude Beauchamp: President AQA

Channel for Fest Winners in Animation

Aymman Jamal (Barajoun Entertainment) and wife with the Award for Bilal.
PAB the Artist who designed the original prizes awarded at the Accolade ceremony “Best Inspiring Movie”

Yonathan Parienti CEO of Horyou.com who remitted the ‘Best Inspiring Movie’ prize to Ayman Jamal for the message in Bilal.

The distinguished members of the Panel on Animation that matters earlier in the afternoon May 18.

Jürgen Biesinger, Managing Director, Executive Producer European Film Awards with Marion Doering EFA Director with Bruno Chatelin former Member of the EFA Board.


Nesta Morgan sketching the Panel and finding inspiration from Animation, with PAB, up there?.

Congratulations to the team.