Saturday Festival Round Up

On Saturday we welcomed families to the Festival with two family friendly screenings and Aardman model making workshops. It was also Shorts2Features day and the much awaited DepicT! screening. All finishing with the Awards Ceremony and after party.

Award Winners Announcement.

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@JonCraig_Photos
It’s all happening at @EncountersSFF from #VR and film making to #GROMIT making with @jimparkyn and TONIGHTS #AWARDS! @British_Film @BFI

 

 

 

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What a great afternoon making Gromits. Thank you so much @jimparkyn @EncountersSFF

 

 

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@badshoes7
Saturday @EncountersSFF great short to feature talk and screening of Norfolk

@LucyWEARSIT
Falling in love with Light Years @EncountersSFF

@mrdlanderson
Just caught @BadenBadenfilm at @EncountersSFF & loved it, go see! @mubi  #film

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 13Awards CeremonyJon Craig Photography 20160924 16

Hosted by
James Mullighan
and Will Massa

 

 

 

 

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 18VRlet AwardsJon Craig Photography 20160924 19

Song Huayang (left)
for Four-Ye Fan

Cheng Yiyi (right)
for Drift Miss Love

 

 

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for Detective

Erfan Saadati, Toby Coffey, Rufus Norris (right)
for Home | Amir

 

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 23Audience Award

Toma Waszarow for Red Light

 

 

 

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 24DepicT! AwardsJon Craig Photography 20160924 26

Lee Charlish (left)
for Pig Dream

Ben Mankin (right)
for Living

 

 

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Petra Balekic for Impacts

‏@MaddyProbst
Congrats to all the DepicT! Winners @EncountersSFF @wshed it’s party time now…

 

 

 

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Pitching Competition Awards

Jen Nkiru (left)

Candice Onyeama (right)

‏@candyonyeama
@EncountersSFF team Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!!!! So many awesome projects & filmmakers!!!! Truly grateful!!!

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Chris Collins Best of British Live Action Award

Isabelle Sieb for Three Women Wait For Death

‏@CBTheatreFilmTV
Congratulations to @IsabelleSieb Truly deserved, a gorgeous film

‏@jane_mcgee
Excellent short from the excellent @IsabelleSieb winning big at @EncountersSFF! Whoop!

‏@northernmedia
Huge congrats to #RISE alumna @IsabelleSieb for winning Best British Short Film in for 3 Women Wait for Death @EncountersSFF Yay!!!

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 37Cartoon d’Or Nominee

David Dell’Edera for Balcony

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 38Brief European Award

Gigi Ben Artzi for E.W.A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 41Animated Grand Prix Award

Anete Melece for Analysis Paralysis

‏@SWISS_FILMS
Congrats to Anete Melece! The Animated Grand Prix Award @EncountersSFF goes to ANALYSIS PARALYSIS @fantoche_baden @interfilm_Bln

@jennnzheng
Congratulations Anete!!!! Your film was by far my favourite!!! #AnalysisParalysis4eva #encounters22 @EncountersSFF

‏@martinabramkamp
thank you @erikvandrunen and @Marmitage1 my two great jury pals.Together we nailed an amazing inspiring animated tricky task @EncountersSFF

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 44Brief Grand Prix Award

Brady Hood for Sweet Maddie Stone

@Bradyhood
Huge thank you to @EncountersSFF for the “Brief Grand Prix award.” We are so honoured. I am gutted I couldn’t be there-if it’s any consolation

 

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@ainslie7
Delighted that stems won best British animation, @EncountersSFF, gutted I couldn’t be there to celebrate tonight.

 

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 52 cropEncounters Team 2016

Kieran Argo, Liz Chege, James Massa, Rich Warren, Alice Cabanas, James Mullighan, Kellie Hasbury, Laura Jeffery, Dave Taylor-Matthews, Holly, Isabella Coombes, Brittney Bies

 

Jon Craig Photography 20160924 71Closing Party with Business Fish

@DirRobSavage
Awesome couple of days at #Encounters22 thanks to everyone who came to see #HealeysHouse & #DawnoftheDeaf & to @EncountersSFF for having us!

‏@OskaBright
Thanks to @EncountersSFF for having us, it was ace! So good to be part of the festival. #Encounters22

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@Farhath_Push10
Had a brilliant week at @EncountersSFF! The films/talent was so high, definitely feeling pumped for another year of filmmaking!

‏@AnimationNights
Huge congrats to @kaargo & the entire @EncountersSFF team, we had a fantastic time seeing loads of great animation!

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Thanks to all of the organisers of @EncountersSFF for a great week and congratulations to all of the award winners. A magnificent standard!

@SamShawDraws
This year was my favourite @EncountersSFF yet. Thanks to everyone involved in all the films and all the beers. Met some really cool people.

 

Photos copyright Jon Craig.