The 2020 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and of the MIFA were held online starting from 15th June and will be up until 30th June. The winners of the competition were announced on 20th June.

Short Films Awards

  • Cristal du court métrage: Physique de la Tristesse by Theodor Ushev (Canada)
  • Prix du jury: Homeless Home by Alberto Vazquez Rico (France, Spain)
  • Jury mention: ex aequo between Freeze Frame by Soetkin Verstegen (Belgium) and Genius Loci by Adrien Merigeau (France)
  • Prix “Jean-Luc Xiberras” de la première œuvre: The Town by Yifan Bao (China)
  • Prix du “Off-Limits”: Serial Parallels by Max Hattler (Germany, Hong Kong)

Graduation Short Films Awards

  • Cristal du film de fin d’études: Naked by Kirill Khachaturov (Russia)
  • Prix du jury: Pile by Toby Auberg (UK)
  • Jury mention: Sura by Hae-Ji Jeong (South Korea)

Special Awards

  • Prix de la Ville d’Annecy: Wade by Upamanyu Bhattacharyya, Kalp Sanghvi (India)
  • Prix Jeune Public (Young Audiences): Reven og Nissen by Are Austnes, Yaprak Morali (Norway, Sweden, Denmark)
  • Prix CANAL+ Jeunesse: Cinema Rex by Eliran Peled, Mayan Engelman (Israel)
  • Prix Vimeo Staff Pick: A Mãe de Sangue by Vier Nev (Portugal)
  • Prix YouTube: The Fox & The Pigeon by Michelle Chua (Canada)
  • Prix for the best original score (with support of SACEM): Home by Anita Bruvere (UK)
  • Prix André-Martin for French short film: Rivages by Sophie Racine (France)
  • Prix FIPRESCI: Physique de la Tristesse by Theodor Ushev (Canada)
  • Prix du junior for short films: To: Gerard by Taylor Meacham (USA)
  • Prix du junior for gratuation short films: Catgot by Tsz Wing Ho (Hong Kong)
  • Prix Festival Connexion: Empty Places by Geoffroy De Crécy (France)

Oscar Qualifying

Between all of the awards, Le Cristal d’Annecy and the Jury Award are Oscar Qualifying, making Academy Award eligible:

  • Cristal du court métrage: Physique de la Tristesse by Theodor Ushev (Canada)
  • Prix du jury: Homeless Home by Alberto Vazquez Rico (France, Spain)