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Trib­utes 2022

Car­toon 2022 win­ners are:


  • Jonas Poher Ras­mussen for Flee” (Den­mark)


  • Cha­rades (France)


  • Fresh Films (Czech Repub­lic) / Les Films du Cygne (France) / Cin­e­mart SK (Slo­va­kia) / Ani­moon (Poland) for Even Mice Belong in Heaven “.

Lau­ra Irvine (Sun Crea­ture), Jean-François Le Corre (Vive­ment Lun­di !), Math­ieu Cour­tois (Vive­ment Lun­di !), Amy Spal­let­ta (Sun Crea­ture), Pierre Mazars (Cha­rades), Car­ole Bara­ton (Cha­rades), Yohann Comte (Cha­rades), Grze­gorz Waclawek (Ani­moon), Alexan­dre Charlet (Les Films du Cygne)

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2022 will see the 21st edi­tion of the Car­toon Trib­utes. Dur­ing Car­toon Movie (Bor­deaux, 8 – 10 March), we’ll have the plea­sure to hear a few words from all the nom­i­nees before the vote starts. All par­tic­i­pants on site will have the pos­si­bil­i­ty to vote for their peers dur­ing 3 ded­i­cat­ed moments for each cat­e­go­ry: Pro­duc­er, Dis­trib­u­tor & Direc­tor of the Year. The result of the votes will be announced on Thurs­day 10 March at the end of the lunch.

The 2022 nom­i­nees in each cat­e­go­ry are:


  • Lar­dux Films (France) / MIDRAL­GAR (France) for The Neigh­bours of my Neigh­bours are Neigh­bours of Mine”. 
  • Julianne Films (France) / Foli­vari (France) / Mélu­sine Pro­duc­tions — Stu­dio 352 (Lux­em­bourg) for The Sum­mit of the Gods”.
  • Pur­ple Whale Films (Bel­gium) / Walk­ing the Dog (Bel­gium) / Sam­sa Film (Lux­em­bourg) / Dog­house Films (Lux­em­bourg) / Bridg­it Fol­man Film Gang (Israël) / Sub­ma­rine (Nether­lands) / Le Pacte (France) / Mag­el­lan Films (Bel­gium) for Where is Anne Frank?”.
  • Fresh Films (Czech Repub­lic) / Les Films du Cygne (France) / Cin­e­mart SK (Slo­va­kia) / Ani­moon (Poland) for Even Mice Belong in Heaven “.


  • Cha­rades (France)
  • Folkets Bio (Swe­den)
  • New Europe Film Sales (NEFS) (Poland)
  • Spam­flix (Por­tu­gal)


  • Michaela Pavlá­tová for My Sun­ny Maad” (Czech Republic)
  • Flo­rence Miail­he for The Cross­ing” (France)
  • Jonas Poher Ras­mussen for Flee” (Den­mark)
  • Julien Four­net for The Adven­tures of Pil” (France)

Pre­vi­ous winners


Due to the san­i­tary cri­sis, the Car­toon Movie 2021 was held dig­i­tal­ly. The Car­toon Movie Trib­utes 2021 have been cancelled.

  • Direc­tor of the year: Zabou Bre­it­manÉléa Gob­bé-Mével­lec for The Swal­lows of Kab­ul” (France).
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Lumière (Bel­gium)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Xil­am Ani­ma­tion (France) / Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Ciné­ma (France) for I Lost my Body” by Jérémy Clapin.
  • Direc­tor of the year: Sal­vador Simó for Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Tur­tles” (Spain).
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Sola Media (Ger­many)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Sub­ma­rine (Nether­lands) for (co)-producing 6 ani­mat­ed films today: Cop­pelia”, Fox & Hare save the For­est”, Where is Anne Frank?”, Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Tur­tles”, My Grand­fa­ther used to say he saw Demons” and In the Forest”
  • Direc­tors of the year: Doro­ta Kobiela (Poland) & Hugh Welch­man (UK) for Lov­ing Vincent”
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Lati­do Films (Spain)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Platige Films, Kana­ki Films, Walk­ing the Dog, Wüste Film, Ani­ma­tions­fab­rik, Pup­pet­works (Poland / Spain / Bel­gium / Ger­many / Hun­gary) for Anoth­er Day of Life”
  • Direc­tor of the year: Claude Bar­ras for My Life as a Cour­gette” (Switzer­land)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Angel Films (Den­mark)
  • Pro­duc­ers of the year: Rita Pro­duc­tions (Switzer­land), Blue Spir­it Pro­duc­tions & Gebe­ka Films (France) for My Life as a Courgette”
  • Direc­tor of the year: Rémi Chayé for Long Way North” (France)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: SF Film (Den­mark)
  • Pro­duc­ers of the year: Ulysses Film­pro­duk­tion, Fab­rique d’images, Grid Ani­ma­tion & Moe­tion Films (Ger­many / Lux­em­bourg / Bel­gium / Ire­land) for Ooops! Noah is gone…”
  • Direc­tors of the year: Mark Bur­ton and Richard Starzak for Shaun the Sheep” (Unit­ed Kingdom)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: INDIE SALES (France)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Team­TO (France) for Yel­low­bird”
  • Rhône-Alpes Per­son­al­i­ty of the year: Patrick Eveno and Mick­aël Marin, in charge of The Annecy Inter­na­tion­al Ani­ma­tion Film Fes­ti­val and its Mar­ket (Mifa)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Walk­ing The Dog (Bel­gium)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Le Pacte (France)
  • Direc­tors of the year: Thomas Szabo & Hélène Giraud for Minus­cule” (France)
  • Rhône-Alpes Per­son­al­i­ty of the year: Folimage’s founder Jacques-Rémy Gir­erd, direc­tor of films such as Rain­ing Cats and Dogs”, Mia and the Migoo” and more recent­ly Aunt Hilda!”
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Les Arma­teurs (France)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: TF1 Inter­na­tion­al (France)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Peter Lord for The Pirates! Band of Mis­fits” (Unit­ed Kingdom)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Per­ro Verde Films (Spain)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Cinéart (Bel­gium)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Rémi Bezançon & Jean-Christophe Lie for «Zarafa» (France)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: France 3 Ciné­ma (France)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: STU­DIO­CANAL (France)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Pierre Cof­fin for «Despi­ca­ble Me» (France / USA)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: nWave Pic­tures (Bel­gium)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Wild Bunch Dis­tri­b­u­tion (France)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Stéphane Aubier & Vin­cent Patar for Panique au Vil­lage” (Bel­gium)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Car­toon Saloon (Ire­land), Les Arma­teurs (France) & Vivi Film (Bel­gium)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: BAC Films (France)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Tomm Moore (Ire­land) for The Secret of Kells”
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Pri­ma Lin­ea Pro­duc­tion (France)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Europa Dis­tri­b­u­tion
  • Direc­tor of the year: Mar­jane Satrapi and Vin­cent Paron­naud for Perse­po­lis”
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Alphan­im (France)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Scan­box (Den­mark)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Michael Heg­n­er and Karsten Kiilerich (Den­mark) for The Ugly Duck­ling and Me!”
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Aard­man (UK)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: Gebe­ka Films (France)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Nick Park and Steve Box for «Wal­lace & Gromit: The curse of the Were-Rab­bit» (UKUSA)
  • Pro­duc­er of the year: Ralph Chris­ti­aens (Ire­land)
  • Dis­trib­u­tor of the year: France 3 Ciné­ma (France)
  • Direc­tor of the year: Piet De Ryck­er & Thi­lo Rothkirch for Lau­ra Star” (Ger­many)
  • A Film (Den­mark)
  • Folim­age (France)
  • Pathé Europe (France)
  • Didi­er Brun­ner (France)
  • Fil­max (Spain)
  • Robert Rea (France)
  • Cinéart (Bel­gium)
  • Rothkirch Car­toon Film (Ger­many)
  • Trick­om­pa­ny (Ger­many)
  • A Film (Den­mark)
  • Aard­man (UK)
  • Cec­chi Gori (Italy)
  • Michel Ocelot, Didi­er Brun­ner & Marc Bon­ny (Fance)
  • MFA (Ger­many)