Revolting Rhymes

MEDIA-supported projects scoop top prizes at the Emile Awards

Over a thousand people gathered at the inaugural Emile Awards on 8 December to honour the achievements of commercial and independent filmmakers in the European animation industry.

Five Creative Europe-supported projects were recognised across 16 award categories designed to highlight the craft at the centre of European animation.

UK production company Magic Light Pictures picked up two awards for their adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's poem collection, Revolting Rhymes

The full list of MEDIA-supported winners are:

Feature Film
My Life as a Courgette (France, Switzerland)

TV/Broadcast Production
Revolting Rhymes (UK)

Background and Character Design in a TV/Broadcast Production
Ernest & Celestine (France)

Background and Character Design in a Feature Film Production
Long Way North (France, Denmark)

Character Animation in a TV/Broadcast Production
Revolting Rhymes (UK)

Character Animation in a Feature Film Production
The Red Turtle (France, Belgium)

Writing in a Feature Film Production
My Life as a Courgette (France, Switzerland)

Soundtrack in a Feature Film Production
My Life as a Courgette (France, Switzerland)

Storyboard in a Feature Film Production
The Red Turtle (France, Belgium)

For a full breakdown of award winners, visit the Emile Awards website.

Image credit: Magic Light Pictures secured €300,000 for Revolting Rhymes through Creative Europe's TV Programming scheme in 2015.