Heiki Ernits and Janno Põldma's animated film "Lotte and the Moonstone Secret" won the grand prize in the animation category at the 5th International Children's Film festival (ICFF) held in India from 19-27 April.
The festival jury appreciated the film's originality, humour, beautiful animation, lyricism, and the importance placed on the tiniest details, Eesti Joonisfilm Studio said. It was also noted that the directors avoided clichés, did not underestimate their audience, and take viewers on an enjoyable adventure.
To date, "Lotte and the Moonstone Secret" has won 10 awards from international film festivals. The full-length animated film was released in 2011 by Eesti Joonisfilm Studio.
Source: Estonian Public Broadcasting