Awards & Jury
Eliška Děcká is a founder of the non-profit organization AniScreen, curating and producing screenings of independent animated shorts in various mostly non-cinematic locations. She has been a freelance journalist for over a decade, writing mainly about cinema and in particular about animation, and has recently become a member of the international publishing team of the animation journal Homo Felix.
Barbara Eppensteiner managed the media centre of wienXtra, a municipal organizations for children and young people in Vienna, for almost ten years. She has curated newcomer programs for the Diagonale festival of Austrian film and is a member of the youth media committee of the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. She regularly sits on the jury at film festivals and competitions. Since 2005, she has also been the program director of the community TV station Okto.
Andrea Bauer studied Romance linguistics and literature as well as art history (M.A.) at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany, and Lettres at the University of Rennes 2, France. She first worked as a freelance translator and editor before joining the French Film Festival and the Mediterranean Film Festival Tübingen as a program coordinator in 1995. Since 2001 she has been responsible for program management at Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH with a special focus on the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film.
- Tricky Women Award of the City of Vienna, worth 4,000 Euro
- 3-month scholarship to live and work at quartier21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence Program
- Synchro Film & Video Material Prize, worth 1,500 Euro
- Sawczynski Audience Award worth 1,000 Euro
- Hubert Sielecki-Award for an Austrian Animation, worth 750 Euro