The Beast

Year : 2022
Winning Category : Best Immersive Animation

Director: Grant Berry & Dane Winn and Producer: Belinda Isaacs, Lizzie Hicks

It was a hard fought battle between the three nominees, as each one of them offers something substantial to the emerging world of immersive animation. The final winner shows us that it’s possible to find beauty in the smallest of things. Although short in length and simple in structure, every choice in this piece has been crafted to communicate its narrative, providing something both stylish and powerful. But, what ultimately won the judges over, was how the piece pushed forward the craft of storytelling and animation in this immersive medium, seemingly effortless in adding to the language of immersive storytelling from its opening shot to credits.

Awarded prize artwork by Rachel Bright