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Latvian film "Tiger" takes top award at Bradford Animation Festival

25.11.2011

Janis Cimermanis' animated film "Tiger" has won the Bradford Animation Festival's Award in the Films for Children category, as the National Film Center's spokeswoman Kristine Zvirbule told LETA.

Janis Cimermanis' animated film "Tiger" has won the Bradford Animation Festival's Award in the Films for Children category, as the National Film Center's spokeswoman Kristine Zvirbule told LETA.

Bradford Animation Festival is the oldest and largest animation festival in Great Britain. "Tiger" was shot at the "Animacijas brigade" Studios in 2010. The "Tiger" is the latest installment in the famed "Avarijas brigade" (Rescue Squad) animated series, and it is the first "Animacijas brigade" studio film to receive a prize at a British film festival.

The film has already been screened at such prestigious festivals as "Clermont-Ferrand", Chicago International Children's Film Festival, festivals held in Toronto, Seoul, Norway, Brazil, Brussels and France.

The 18th Bradford Animation Festival was held from November 8 to November 12.

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