4th Animation Division Excellence Award


Animated short film

ALLARD Xavier / HA Guillaume [France]

Reason for Award

It came from a boat at the hold of the port, it multiplied and began to swallow up the town, the people and civilization itself. But what is it? Is it pollution, or atomic energy running wild, or is it some unknown virus? The aim of this satire is to leave the interpretation to the viewer. The singing voice of Edith Piaf rings out with the despair of the circumstances. The feeling of tension and the creator’s distinctive artistic sense make for a fascinating apocalyptic science fiction short.