The animated short Best Friend awarded at Annie Awards 2019!

The animated short Best Friend awarded at Annie Awards 2019!

Great News! The graduation film "Best Friend", selected at the Annie Awards 2019 ( the Oscars equivalent regarding Animation), won the "Best Student Film" prize, which took place last Saturday February 2nd in Los Angeles.

Congratulations to all the team of directors Nicholas Olivieri, Shen Yi, Juliana De Lucca, Varun Nair and David Feliu, who attended the ceremony  supported by Cecile Blondel.


Their film was in competition in the category "Best student film" with 4 other shorts. It is finally the graduation film of GOBELINS that won.

Best Friend has been noticed for the originality of his script which tells the story of a lonely man, addicted to a product called "Best Friend" which offers him perfect virtual friends.

On October 29, Best Friend had already received "The Best Character Performance Award" at the 13th ANIWOW! 2018 Animation Festival Awards Ceremony in China for the quality and fluidity of animation and acting finely worked characters. The film also received the prestigious Viméo "Staff Pick"!

The adventure is only starting!


Best Friend team at Annie Awards 2019


Published on 4 February 2019

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