Six films from Germany Ireland, Netherlands, Poland and United Kingdom will compete for the Cartoon d’Or 2011, the award for the best European animated short.
The nominees are:
Mobile, by Verena Fels (Germany, 2010, 6’25′; Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)
Paths Of Hate, by Damian Nenow (Poland, 2010, 10′; Platige Image)
Pivot, by André Bergs (Netherlands, 2009, 5′; Il Luster Productions)
The External World, by David O’Reilly (Ireland/Germany, 2010, 17”; David OReilly Animation/DETAiLFILM)
The Gruffalo, by Jakob Schuh and Max Lang (United Kingdom, 2009, 27′; Magic Light Pictures in association with Studio Soi)
The Little Boy and the Beast, by Johannes Weiland and Uwe Heidschötter (Germany, 2009, 6’30”; Studio Soi)