Lupus Films’ hand-drawn animated feature Ethel & Ernest has won the Great Prize for Animated Feature at the FICAM Festival International du Cinema d’Animation de Meknes in Morocco it was announced yesterday, 22nd March. Ethel & Ernest was in competition against 32 feature films and 230 short films for the six major prizes. The film’s co-producer Stéphan Roelants of Melusine Productions was in Morocco to collect the award.
“We are so thrilled that Ethel & Ernest has been recognised by the jury at this prestigious animation festival,” says producer Camilla Deakin. “Once again it’s a huge testament to the enormous amount of hard work and love that went into the making of the film.
‘Félicitations’ to everybody involved with Ethel & Ernest!