Presse 12 OCT 2015

“Birds of passage” awarded twice in Germany

Sunday night, during the closing ceremony of the Schlingel International Children Film Festival, Birds of Passage by Olivier and Yves Ringer won two prizes.

The Top Award of MDR (public broadcaster) from the International Feature Film Jury, and the ECFA Award from the European Children’s Film Association were awarded to Birds Of Passage by Olivier & Yves Ringer at Schlingel festival, which was celebrating its 20th edition. Schlingel festival is the most important children film festival in Germany.

Produced by Ring Production, distributed by Jekino, the film was supported by the Cinema and Audiovisual Center of the Federation Wallonia-Brussel.

This award may be added to a long list amongst which the International Jury Award of the Buster Festival in Copenhagen, the Grand Prize of the Zlin Festival, the Grand Prize of the Montreal Children Film Festival, the Grand Prize of th Jury of the Kineko Film Festival of Tokyo and the Jury Special Prize of the Giffoni Film Festival.