Best Student Film
Birgitta Hosea is an expanded animation artist and is the Director of the Animation Research Centre at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. Recent exhibitions include National Gallery X; Venice & Karachi Biennales; Oaxaca & Chengdu Museums of Contemporary Art; ASIFAkeil, Vienna and Hanmi Gallery, Seoul. She has written a number of publications on experimental animation and drawing.
Best UK Film
Holly Murtha is the director of the Factual Animation Film Festival and is an established commercial animator working for clients including Google, Nike and Louis Vuitton.
Best International Film
Leo Crane is co-founder of Figuration, a creative studio specialising in community-led animation. His practice is collaborative and interdisciplinary, winning multiple awards, as well as features on national television in the UK and Brazil. He will also be leading the charcoal erasure animation workshop on the Sunday morning.