The second edition of the Festival du Film Merveilleux & Imaginaire took place from June 30 to July 2 at the Théâtre Douze, 6 avenue Maurice Ravel 75012 Paris.

The jury du festival du Film Merveilleux composed of Xavier Gens (director), Caroline Vié (journalist), Fabrice O Joubert (director) and Nicolas Alberny (director) awarded the following prizes:

BEST FILM : Planet Z by Momoko Seto
2011 – FRANCE – 9 minutes 30 – Sacrebleu Production
Can the life of a species continue if it has nothing to parasitize? In the future, when uncontrolled industrialization and
the abusive use of the planetary resources will have irremediably altered the ecosystem, all the animal and vegetable species
will be weakened, and, by a domino effect, the disappearance of some of them will lead to the disappearance of the others.

BEST ANIMATION FILM : The Silence Under the Bark by Joanna Lurie
2010 – FRANCE – 11 minutes 08 – Lardux Films
In a giant forest covered with a big white coat, funny little creatures discover the snow so white, so beautiful, so fascinating.
fascinating. It carries them away in a whirlwind of intoxication and joy to meet strange phenomena. A nocturnal tale full of
full of tenderness.

2011 – UNITED KINGDOM – 6 minutes 30 – Th1ng
It tells the story of a boy with an obsession for junk food and the importance of following your gut instinct!

JURY PRIZE : A morning Stroll by Grant Orchard
2011 – UNITED KINGDOM – 6 minutes – Studio AKA
When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we’re left to wonder – which one is the real city slicker?…