Passion Picture's director Gaelle Denis has scooped the Jury's Special Award for her film City Paradise at Annecy 2005, Passion has revealed. Annecy is the world's largest animation festival, held in France. The film was exclusively featured in Digit in January -- Premium members and magazine subscribers can read it here
City Paradise was commissioned by Channel 4 Television as part of the Artist in Residence (AIR) Scheme and was first broadcast in November 2004. Since then it has been screened at more than 30 festivals. The film was nominated for Best Short Animation at BAFTA 2005 and won the Innovation Award at Aspen Shorts 2005.