The 5th International Motion Festival (IMF) will take place on 6 - 9 May 2019!
It is organized by the Department of Arts of the European University Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus. The Festival will take place on 6 - 9 of May 2019 at the European University Cyprus and the A.G Leventis Gallery.
The IMF aims to open a forum for the presentation of the most contemporary and most creative work in the world of motion and thus to be established as the Pioneering Festival that promotes innovative and cutting-edge work.
The IMF, now in its 5th edition, is the platform for showcasing innovative motion art videos, spanning from motion graphics, to 2D and 3D animation, video art, and shorts.
The IMF welcomes productions from all over the world and at the same time strongly encourages the participation of Cypriot productions.
Prizes will be awarded to the best entry in each of the 4 competition categories:
Go with the Flow (Motion Graphics, Music Videos, Commercials, Opening Titles, 3D Mapping, virtual museums and archives, Computer Generated Imagery, Broadcast Design)
Animatropics & Animesh (2D & 3D Animation, manual or computer aided, ranging from hand drawn, sand and glass animation, digital, retro, etc)
Short & Sweet (New and awarded short films, ranging from drama, comedy, social commentary and experimental film)
The Single Channel Show (Video Art presented with single channel works. Experiments pushing the limits of the moving image)
Awarded Films 2019
The winning works for the 5th International Motion Festival (IMF) are:
GO WITH THE FLOW – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Voicing CSA: The Mouse Artist: Katie Steed and Aaron Wood Country: United Kingdom
GO WITH FLOW – STUDENT AWARD Title: Main-on-End Title Sequence: The Shining (1980) Artist: Youi Shih Country: USA
ANIMATROPICS & ANIMESH – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Echo Artist: Digitalkraft Doo Country: Serbia
ANIMATROPICS & ANIMESH – STUDENT AWARD Title: Overrun Artist: Pierre Ropars, Antonin Derory, Diane Thirault, Jérémie Cottard, Matthieu Druaud, Adrien Zumbihl Country: France
SHORT & SWEET – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Irgendwer (Someone) Artist: Marco Gadge Country: Germany
SHORT & SWEET – STUDENT AWARD Title: Wonderland Artist: Tiffanie Hsu Country: USA
THE SINGLE CHANNEL SHOW – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Pure White Artist: Sven Windszus Country: Germany
THE SINGLE CHANNEL SHOW – STUDENT AWARD Title: Grey Area Artist: Eduard R. Country: Romania
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MOTION DESIGN 2019 Artist: Javier Urosas & Fina Martinez - Dø Post-Production Studio Country: Spain