Publié le 27/06/2022

Results of the Ciclic Awards - Pitchs MIFA 2022

Each year in June, the city of Annecy hosts one of the biggest animation festivals. From June 13 to June 18, 2022, more than 15,000 people travelled to discover film screenings and many others, including the awards. It’s time to unveil the summary of the Ciclic Awards at the Pitchs MIFA:

Ciclic Prize - Pitchs MIFA Short film 
  • The Sunflowers' Sorrow by Léa Krawczyk (France) - Les Astronautes (France)
    After not speaking to each other for many years, Sue and Paula, two sisters aged 76 and 79, and both former wrestlers, reunite for a last motorbike road trip to their childhood home. The unspoken words will end up exploding.

Ciclic – Shortway Prize  Pitchs MIFA Short Film
  • Arbor by Valentinon Lasso (Mexico)
    Two brothers with bird masks ask the questions: "How much are trees really alive? And how are we really connected to them?" Through this journey they will open their senses to the mysterious and unknown world of trees.

Ciclic Prize -  Pitchs MIFA Feature film
  • Le Coeur à danser by Pierre le Couviour and Amine El Ouarti (France) - Vivement Lundi ! (France)
    1918, Douarnenez, the land of fishermen and legends. Venaig's father is at the battlefront. To make him come back, she decides to organise the party that everybody used to love before the war. But the adults no longer have the heart to dance.

Ciclic Prize -  Pitchs MIFA TV series and specials
  • Grandpa and Grandma Made the Revolution by Agnès Patron et Sophie Nivelle Cardinale (France) - Les Films du Tambour de Soie (France)
    An animated documentary series: portraits of men and women involved in revolutionary movements between the 1960s and 1980s in the Middle East.

  • Jupiter's Cogitations by Sodré Moumouni (Burkina Faso) et Sébastien Godard (France) - Komadoli Studio (france)
    Echoing his own contemplations, Jupiter goes to meet his fellow countrymen and takes us into the daily lives of the Burkinabé people. The series sheds an offbeat light on topical issues and also questions our vision of the world.