The award was voted on by the 956 people eligible for the five Techniques nods, which will be handed out during the main Cesar ceremony on Feb. 22.
“This award is very important for Mikros. We are 180 people that work here and we’re all passionate about cinema and images,” said Mikros Image topper Gilles Gaillard. “Being rewarded by our own industry colleagues is the most gratifying pay-back.”
Shingle, which is headquartered in Paris, and has office in Belgium, Luxembourg and Canada, has been busy working on high-profile advertising campaigns for Dior perfume “J’Adore,” and French paybox Canal Plus — notably with “The Bear” commercial, which won a Visual Effects Society Award.
It broke through onto the international scene with Oscar-winning toon short “Logorama.”
It is also well-known for its work on feature films and TV series. Its recent slate includes awards season contenders Michael Haneke’s “Amour” and Jacques Audiard’s “Rust and Bone,” as well as the hit Canal Plus skein “Rebound.”
The outfit bowed an animation division for feature films last June and kicked off with “Asterix, The Land of the Gods,” based on the comic-book.