The Prize selects those works whose beauty and artistic sensitiveness leave a trace in the audience and that consequently deserve to emerge and be awarded as winners of a contest. The examples of films that made their fortune after being assigned an award are numerous. The winning work is naturally granted the benefit of a wider distribution and consequently a higher recognition from the audience; nonetheless the opportunity to display the talents of an author and to obtain easier access for future productions.
It has been thus decided to list in the contest both films produced by the geniality of individual creators and others born from creative teams of production studios.
The only distinguishing factor demanded is that they should surprise in technical qualities, for their script and the originality of the final product. At the Festival, the five members of an international jury assigns to The best short film the cute Cartoon Club trophy. Our wish is that this award will bring good luck to those who will receive it and that over the years it will become an important gateway for all those who will try their hand at the amazing art of animation cinema.