29. October 2018. "Colaholic" wins this year's Grand Prix
Foto: Festival Archives

Members of the jury: Mina Cvetinović-Pavkov (Serbia) head of the jury, Mladen Miljanović (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Darko Masnec (Croatia),passed the decision concerning the awards of the International Animated Film Festival BANJA LUKA 2018 as follows:

- GRAND PRIX goes to film “COLAHOLIC directed by Marcin Podolec from Polish production. The jury decided to award GRAND PRIX to this film because of the overall impression reflected through excellent directing, animation and narrative film flow. In a romantic and humorous way it displays memoirs of a person who is dependent on "Cola" but also making to a problematic era of consumerism which we belong.

- Award for creativity and artistic expression goes to film “CYCLISTS” directed by Veljko Popović in Croat-French production.


- Award for best 2D animation technique goes to film ‘’THE FALL’’ directed by Boris Labbe
French production.

Award for the best 3D animation technique goes to ‘’THE ELEPHANTS WILL BE HAPPY’’
directed by Lucas Roussel, Charlotte Brun, Loïc Frimat, Vincent Labis, Adrien Lannoy, Alice

Award for the best puppet animation technique goes to ‘’UNTRAVEL’’ directed by Ana Nedeljković i Nikola Majdak jr from Serbia.

-Award for best children animated film goes to ‘’RED APPLE’’ directed by Ana Horvat from Croatia.

- Special mentions go to following films:
"A blink of an eye” by Kiana Naghshineh from Germany.
"Dubioza kolektiv: Reality" directed by Toni Huml coproduced by Bosnia and Herzegovina and Denmark.
"Flimflam’’ directed by Marko Belić from Croatia.


-Audience award goes to "Kolya and old ladies" directed by Anna Yudina, Russian production.