High Score awarded at the 2019 National Animated Film Festival

Directed by animation degree course students at Atelier de Sèvres, High Score won the SACD Award at the Rennes Métropole National Animated Film Festival.

Animation degree course students win SACD award

After five days of festivities, the National Animated Film Festival has announced the 13 awards for this 25th edition – amongst which are students from the animation degree course!

Made in one month by Pablo Cortes, Lou-Maurice de Reparaz, Elodie Ferrer, Brian Lim and Adrien Vallade, under the tutelage of Ugo Bienvenu and Kevin Manach, High Score won the SACD Prize for a student film (in joint place with Hedgehog, made by students from Gobelins).


Awarded by the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers, each year this prize rewards a student-made short film.

Seven films from the animation degree course selected

This 25th edition of the Festival was particularly favourable to Atelier de Sèvres students as seven films made by the students were selected among the 74 in competition. In the student film category were: Ce goût en bouche directed by Laura Passalacqua; Les 12 coups du midi by Camille Sallan, Thomas Appleman, Ambre Decruyenaere, Cécile Despretz, Luc Armanet and Lucie Andouche; Le cerf-voliste Lucie Andouche and Cécile Despretz.

Commissioned films category: three opening credits for Carrefour de l'Animation - Forum des Images, made during a month-long workshop led by Pierre Razetto and in partnership with the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris.

The National Animation Festival of Rennes – the French animation showcase

Founded by the French Animation Film Association in 1983, the National Animated Film Festival has been a reference in the industry for over 30 years.

Every year, the event brings together professionals and amateurs for screenings, meetings, special sessions, conferences, competitions and more. In 2019, and for the second time, the Festival was held in Rennes from 24th to 28th April and the animation degree students were in attendance!