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The project “The Miracle of Life” wins the animation pitching of El Almacén de la Imagen

Holguin’s animation pitching wins El Almacén de la Imagen

The project “El milagro de la vida”, by Holguín  filmmakers Melissa Sánchez del Valle and José Carlos Quevedo, won the animation pitching in the contest El Almacen de la Imagen held in Camagüey.

For being an instrument for education and training at an early age, the Prize was recently awarded in the city of Camagüey within the XXXIII edition of El Almacén de la Imagen event.

Melissa as director and José Carlos as producer, both from the production company El Nido, presented an animated short with the stop-motion technique.

Thanks to everyone who supported us and motivated us in this adventure. Thanks to the entire El Almacén de la Imagen team for their magnificent work in organizing and carrying out the Festival,” wrote the young FAMCA student from the province of Holguín, who also presented other materials: “Raúl” in the category of fiction, and “Evidence, ancestors” in the promotion category.

The official jury report, in this edition of the Almacén de la Imagen, after analyzing and debating the various animation projects presented to the pitching in the call, it was decided to select a proposal that stands out for being an instrument for education and training in early ages, creating a line of communication between children and adults.

According to reports, on the Provincial Film Center account on the social network Facebook, the following awards were awarded:

Genres:

Animation: Telón (Curtain) by Henry de Armas

Promotional: La caja (The Box) by Marianne Portuondo

Fiction: Levedad (Lightness) by José Fornet

Short: Sueños (Dreams) by Ricardo La Paz Cervantes

Documentary: La obra (The work) by José Ángel Pérez

Specialties:

Direction: Carga animal (Animal cargo) by Iván Bustinduy

Script: Carga animal (Animal cargo) by Iván Bustinduy

Original music: La hora azul (The blue hour) by Dayron Ortiz

Photography: Levedad (Lightness) by José Fornet

Art direction: Shaid-Fabiana Mansur

Edition: Levedad (Lightness) by José Fornet

Sound: Telón (Curtain) by Richi Castro

PITCHING PRIZES

Fiction: Islas naufragas (shipwreck islands) by Ricardo De La Paz Cervantes

Argumentation: For addressing a highly complex issue for Cuban society, expressing a look towards values ​​of national identity.

Animation: El milagro de la vida (The Miracle of Life) by Melissa Sanz

Argumentation: For being an instrument for education and training at an early age, creating a line of communication between children and adults.

Prize: Luces de la ciudad (City Lights Award)

Lightness (Lightness) by José Fornet

Argumentation: For the excellent conjugation of all the technical-artistic elements and achieving a high-level poetic proposal.

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