Bolognesi’s “Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury” Named Best Feature at Annecy International Film Festival Awards

Luiz Bolognesi is experiencing more love than fury when it comes to his latest project…

The 47-year-old Brazilian filmmaker and screenwriter’s animated film Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury was named Best Feature at the 2013 Annecy International Film Festival Awards on Saturday.

Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury

The film, written and directed by Bolognesi, highlights important events in Brazil’s history. The film’s voice cast includes Rodrigo Santoro, Camila Pitanga and Selton Mello.

In all, 236 films screened in competition at the annual animation festival.

Meanwhile U.S. filmmaker Daniel Sousa’s Sundance short Feral took home three honors.

Here’s a look at the festival winners:

Best Feature
Uma Historia de Amor e Furia (Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury), dir. Luiz Bolognesi

Special Distinction
Ma mama nest en Amerique, elle a rencontre Buffalo Bill (My Mommy Is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill), dir. Marc Boréal, Thibaut Chatel

Audience Award
O Apostolo (L’Apôtre), dir. Fernando Cortizo Rodriguez

Best Short
Subconscious Password (Jeu de l’inconscient), dir. Chris Landreth

Special Jury Award
Obida (The Wound), dir. Anna Budanova

Distinction for a First Film
Trespass, dir. Paul Wenninger

Jean-Luc Xiberras Award for a First Film
Norman, dir. Robbe Vervaeke

Special Distinction
Kolmnurga afäär (The Triangle Affair), dir. Andres Tenusaar

Sacem Award for Original Music
Lonely Bones, dir. Rosto

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film
Feral, dir. Daniel Sousa

Audience Award
Lettres de femmes, dir. Augusto Zanovello

Best TV Production
Room On The Broom (“En route !” dit la sorcière), dir. Jan Lachauer, Max Lang

Best Commissioned Film
Dumb Ways To Die, dir. Julian Frost

Special Award for a TV Series
Tom & The Queen Bee, dir. Andreas Hykade

Best TV Special
L’Automne de Pougne (Poppety in the Fall), dir. Pierre-Luc Granjon, Antoine Lanciaux

Special Jury AwardBenjamin Scheur “The Lion” (Scheuer “Le Lion”), dir. Peter Baynton

Best Graduation FilmAb ovo, dir. Anita Kwiat kowska-Naqvi

Special Jury AwardI Am Tom Moody, dir. Ainslie Henderson

Special Distinction
Pandy (Pandas), dir. Mat us Vizar

Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film
Nyuszi es Oz (Rabbit and Deer), dir. Peter Vac z

Unicef Award
Because I’m A Girl (Parce que je suis une fille), dir. Raj Ya gnik, Mary Matheso n, Hamilto n Shona

Fipresci Award
Gloria Victoria, dir. Theodore Ushev

Fipresci Special Distinction
Feral, dir. Daniel Sousa

CANAL+ Creative Air Award for a Short Film
Autour du lac, dir. Carl Roosens, Noémie Marsily

Festivals Connexion Award – Region Rhone-Alpes with Lumieres Numeriques
Feral, dir. Daniel Sousa

Annecy Audience Choice
KJFG No 5, dir. Alexey Alekseev

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