iAniMagic 2017 Winner Announcement!

Kdan Mobile
May 7, 2018 · 4 min read
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Today is the day many of you have been waiting for! We are finally announcing the winner of iAniMagic 2017! A big thank you goes to you all who participated! We have received nearly 300 entries on AniZone and the competition was fierce! Besides winning the prizes and recognition, this year’s winning animations will be also played at the Fu Zheng Animation & Story Gallery in Taiwan!

iAniMagic Poster
iAniMagic Poster

About iAniMagic

The contest has been running for 7 consecutive years, and this year we have also opened up the competition to contestants in teams of up to five and they could use any software of their choice to create their animations. With this year’s theme as Future, our panel of judges from the professional arts and animation world selected the winners according to the story’s originality, fluency of animation and techniques used. Without further ado, here are the winners!

The Winners and their work

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iAniMagic Winner-Ian-FUTURE

The Jury Award |

This is an animation dedicated to all 2D animation fans and it celebrates the new possibilities imagination can bring. Imagination opens the door for human to get closer to the future.

Comment from the Judge: “Very colorful, can feel the vibes along the animation.”

iAniMagic Winner - Guang Tin - WANMAN
iAniMagic Winner - Guang Tin - WANMAN

Best Art |

Comments from the judge: “Overall, a great work. I suggest the author to work more on details such as the characters’ movements.”

iAniMagic Winner - YZ - Door
iAniMagic Winner - YZ - Door

Best Technique |

Comment from the judge: “Simple but very impressive.”

iAniMagic Winner-meiling-durain
iAniMagic Winner-meiling-durain

Best Script:

iAniMagic Honorable Mention
iAniMagic Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention |

This smooth animation is about the girl’s future with all kinds of challenges and possibilities encountered at each stage.

Comment from the judge: “A very nice, cute film. Good job!”

HONORABLE MENTION |

Do you believe in fortunetellers? With a little black humor, this video shows a tautology of fate. Comment from the judge: “A good animation from every aspect, but I think the ending can be more dramatic.”

HONORABLE MENTION |

Comment from the judge: “A fluent animation with lively characters.”

Student Awards:

iAniMagic Winner - FALLBEM- improve
iAniMagic Winner - FALLBEM- improve

Best short animation | by FALLBEM Animation Desk Special Awards:

ianimagic animation desk special award
ianimagic animation desk special award

Staff Pick

ianimagic staff pick
ianimagic staff pick

Congratulations to all the winners!

We will be in touch with you directly to arrange the collection of prizes.

And last but not least, a massive thank you to this year’s judges: Chen Bo Zun (Basil Chen), Gabe Swarr, Sun Gia Lung, Jose Zelaya, and Lyndon Ruddy!

What’s next on AniZone?

To all the other participated contestants, thank you for your support! And fear not — there are many more opportunities coming up! In June, Animation Desk is hosting a mini animation contest so be prepared!

We are also offering sponsorship to animation festivals. Further information will be announced soon. So stay up to date with all the happenings by .

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