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
ANIMATROPICS & ANIMESH – PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Artist: Digitalkraft Doo
ANIMATROPICS & ANIMESH – STUDENT AWARD
Artist: Pierre Ropars, Antonin Derory, Diane Thirault, Jérémie Cottard, Matthieu Druaud, Adrien Zumbihl
SHORT & SWEET – PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Title: Irgendwer (Someone)
Artist: Marco Gadge
SHORT & SWEET – STUDENT AWARD
Artist: Tiffanie Hsu
THE SINGLE CHANNEL SHOW – PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Title: Pure White
Artist: Sven Windszus
THE SINGLE CHANNEL SHOW – STUDENT AWARD
Title: Grey Area
Artist: Eduard R.
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MOTION DESIGN 2019
Artist: Javier Urosas & Fina Martinez - Dø Post-Production Studio
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The official IMF laurels are here.
The IMF was awarded with the EFFE Award 2019-2020. This is the third time the festival is awarded the EFFE award.Learn more!