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Applications for ANIDOX:VR Awards 2021 open in April

Animated documentries in Virtual Reality

ANIDOX:VR Awards 2021

29.09.21 – 03.10.21 Viborg Animation Festival

The ANIDOX:VR Award exhibition and seminar addresses factual and visual storytelling in emerging media/VR: An exciting meeting between animation, documentary and digital innovation.

The jury awards the most outstanding VR experience a cash prize and the most innovative work, a residency at The Animation Workshop / Open Workshop – for the development of new work.

ANIDOX:VR is an international showcase and a key player in the art-meets-technology landscape. We create and curate events which are attractive and accessible to the general public, as well as drawing audiences and professionals from the worlds of science, tech, business and the arts.

ANIDOX:VR Awards Exhibition & Seminar is a part of Viborg Animation Festival held 20.09.21 – 27.09.21. With kind support from Vision Denmark, Viborg Kommune and The Danish Film Institute. Sponsored by Gallery NB and HTC VIVE.

ANIDOX:VR 2021 Selection

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    Director, animator, filmmaker, teacher. Born 1975. Graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Master of Fine Arts from Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest.

    Kranot is behind numerous award-winning animated shorts and VR projects, co-directed with his partner Michelle. Prominent titles include 'Hollow Land' (2013), which was on the Oscar shortlist for best animated short, and 'How Long, Not Long' (2016), which won the FIPRESCI prize at Annecy. Michelle and Uri Kranot are also behind the VR projects 'Nothing Happens' (2017), 'Songbird' (2019) and 'The Hangman at Home' (2021).

    Uri holds various positions at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. Working with the Bachelor education, professional training and in research & development.

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    Consultant and guest tutor

    Emmy Award winning Klara Nilsson Grunning is a freelance content, production, distribution, financing consultant and executive producer for film, TV and cross media world-wide. Currently she is a film commissioner at the Norwegian Film Institute, previously she has been the documentary consultant at the Swedish Film Institute. Before which, she worked five years as the commissioning editor for documentary feature and short films at the Royal Danish Film Institute. Klara has been shaping and taking part in ANIDOX since 2012.

  • Michelle Kranot photo

    Michelle is the producer, project manager and creative director of ANIDOX. She is an artist, filmmaker and producer based in Denmark.

    A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She has recently won the Grand Jury Prize for Best VR Immersive Work at Venice International Film Festival. Awards for previous works include the FIPRESCI Prize at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, a place on the Academy Awards® Shortlist, and the Danish Arts Foundation award.

    Together with her partner and co-director Uri, The Kranots are the founders of TinDrum, a research and development studio. They started the ANIDOX programme in 2006, now a part of The Animation Workshop / VIA University College, Denmark.