The 2022 edition of Anim’est – International Animation Film Festival started on October 7th and ended on 16th. Anim’est is Oscar Qualifying with the award Anim’est Trophy and this was the 17th edition of the festival.

See the awards at this page on their website for all details all the awards as we are only listing shorts!

Animest Trophy
Ice Merchants by João Gonzalez (Portugal)

Special Mention for a Short Film
The Garbage Man by Laura Gonçalves (Portugal)

The Audience Award
Suruaika by Vlad Ilicevici, Radu C. Pop (Romania)

Best Anidoc
Once there was a sea… by Joanna Kozuch (Slovakia, Poland)

Best Student Film
Patient’s Mind by Zhiheng Wang (China)

Special Mention for a Student Film
Girl in the Water by Shi-rou Huang (Taiwan)

Personal Special Mention from the Jury Member Balázs Turai
Sierra by Sander Joon (Estonia)

Personal Special Mention from the Jury Member Abi Feijó
Miracasas by Raphaëlle Stolz (France, Switzerland)

Best Romanian Film
Sasha by Serghei Chiviriga (Romania)

Special Mention for a Romanian Film
Glass Fingers by Alina Gheorghe (Romania)

Best Short Film for Children (Minimest)
The Child and the Goose by Jade Chastan, Alice Failla, Jérôme Ginesta, Justine Hermetz, Sophie Lafleur, Vincent Lenne (France)