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European Film Awards Selects Toon Shortlist

‘Congress,’ ‘Jasmine,’ ‘Pinocchio’ nommed

MADRID, Spain — Ari Folman’s “The Congress,” Alain Ughetto’s “Jasmine” and Enzo d’Alo’s “Pinocchio” have been nommed in the European animated pic category of the European Film Awards, which will be handed out at a ceremony in Berlin on Dec. 7.

The three films will be submitted to the 2,900 members of the European Film Academy to vote for the winner, which will be announced, along with the other kudos, at the European Film Awards ceremony in Berlin on Dec. 7.

The shortlist was selected by a committee that consisted of two European Film Academy board members — producer Bruno Chatelin from French and producer Marek Rozenbaum from Israel — as well as three reps of Cartoon, the European association of animation film — Spanish producer Manuel Cristobal, and two journalists, Daniel Couvreur from Belgium and Lisa Nesselson, who is based in France.

EFA ANIMATION FILM NOMINEES
The Congress,” director-screenwriter: Ari Folman; animator: Yoni Goodman (Israel/Germany/Poland/Luxembourg/France/Belgium)
“Jasmine,” dir: Alain Ughetto; scr: Alain Ughetto, Jacques Reboud, with the collaboration of Chloe Inguenaud; animator: Alain Ughetto.
Pinocchio,” dir: Enzo d’Alo; scr: Enzo d’Alo, Umberto Marino; animator: Marco Zanoni (Italy/Luxembourg/France/Belgium)

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