TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (Mehr News Agency) -- The winners of Iran's 11th Cinema Celebration in the category of animation films were awarded during a ceremony at the Honar Cultural Center on Friday.
Father of Iran's animation Esfandiar Ahmadieh, Deputy Culture Minister for Cinematic Affairs Mohammadreza Jafari-Jelveh and veteran animator Nureddin Zarrinkelk participated in the ceremony.
Actor Parviz Parastuii, the secretary of the celebration, made the opening speech at the ceremony which concluded the 11th Iran Cinema Celebration Awards.
He said that the jury had selected six animation films out of 200 works submitted for the event.
The award for best animation went to "The Lost Doll" by animator Mohammad-Moin Samadi, award for best director went to Majid Shakeri for "Ario" and the best artistic innovation award went to Maryam Kashkuli for "In Our House".
Behruz Shahamat received an honorary diploma for the sound effects of the animation "Labyrinth", animator Farkhondeh Torabi for making "Rooted in the Sky", and Fardin Khalatbari for composing the music of "The Lost Doll".
The awards were presented by cinematic celebrities Reza Kianian, Mahin Javaherian, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Abdollah Alimorad and Roya Teimurian.
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