9th Animation Division Excellence Award
Animated short film [Japan]
Reason for Award
When one witnesses the thrilling development of “blurring” with light ruby colors as a motif, which makes us shiver, we are be enchanted by its unmatched beauty. But some said that this piece was still at the level of a study, and opinions were divided whether the festival should award a prize to this work. However, the jury ventured to gamble on the artist’s capacity in future. This is the message from the jury to the artist.