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Tbilisi International Animated Festival Was held this year in Hybrid format. Physical part took place in Amirani Cinema from 30th October till 2nd of November, and online part was presented on the festival's web platform, continued till 8th of November. This year on the festival were presented more than 190 films from 46 countries, and the winners list include the titles from France, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Italy, Spain, Georgia and other countries.

Except the screenings of more than 17 programs - among them 6 competitive, 2 special programs, programs for children, youth, and adults., there were held professional and educational masterclasses, presentations, interviews with filmmakers. The member of Jury panel Piotr Kardas, director of O!PLA Animation Festival and film promoter from Poland presented the lecture about the history of Polish Animation – crucial figures, movies, decisions.

From all the films that have been presented at the TIAF 2021 in different sections, winners are:

The Best Film of TIAF 2021


Kajika Aki Ferrazzini, France 

Jury Special Mention Prize in 'Short Films Competition'


Nina samanishvili, Georgia


The Best Animated Documentary of TIAF 2021


Maarten Isaäk de Heer, Germany

Jury Special Mention in 'Animated Documentary'

There Is No “I” In Island

Rebecca Thomson, Australia  



The Best Film in 'Focus on Women'

Skeleton of a Moth 

Emma Kay Smith,  United Kingdom

Jury Special Mention in 'Focus on Women'


Louise  Bongartz  and D. Forest  Gamble,  Spain

The Best 12+ Children Film of TIAF 2021


Cinzia Angelini ,   United States

The Best Children Film of TIAF 2021

URSA - The song of the Northern Lights

Natalia Malykhina,   Norway

Jury Special Mention for Children Film


Ezgi Su Korkmaz,   Hungary

The Best Student  Film of TIAF 2021


Hugo Caby, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, Lucas Lermytte, Zoé Devise,   France

The Best Animated Series


Géza M. Tóth,   Hungary 

Congratulations to the winners!

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