The 17th Festival HIROSHIMA 2018
Aug.23-27 Venue : JMS Aster Plaza

artwork by:Yoji Kuri

International Honorary President

Yoji Kuri (Japan)

Judges

International Jury (*chairperson)

Ishu Patel (Canada)
Priit Pärn (Estonia)
Oxana Cherkasova (Russia)
Isabelle Favez (Switzerland)
Masao Maruyama* (Japan)

International Selection Committee (*chairperson)

Kine Aune* (Norway)
Ferran Gallart (Catalonia/Spain)
Menno de Nooijer (The Netherlands)
Cristina Lima (Portugal)
Makiko Nagao (Japan)

Winners

Grand Prize

"The Blissful Accidental Death" Sergiu Negulici (Romania)

Hiroshima Prize

"Bond" Judit Wunder (Hungary)

Debut Prize

"Sirocco" Romain Garcia, Kevin Tarpinian,
Thomas Lopez-Massy, Avril Hug,
Lauren Madec
(France)

Renzo Kinoshita Prize

"The Ogre" Laurène Braibant (France)

Audience Prize

"Catherine" Britt Raes (Belgium)

Special International Jury Prize

"XOXO hugs and kisses" Wiola Sowa (Poland)
"AENIGMA" Antonis Ntoussias, Aris Fatouros (Greece)
"The Pocket Man" Ana Chubinidze (Switzerland/France/Georgia)
"Golden Oldies" Daan Velsink, Joost Lieuwma (The Netherlands)
"The Lost Garden" Natalia Chernysheva (France)
"BETWEEN THE SHADOWS" Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães (Portugal / France)
"Manivald" Natalia Chintis Lundgren (Croatia/Canada/Estonia)

Special Prize

"Threads" Torill Kove (Canada/Norway)
"Catherine" Britt Raes (Belgium)
"Hate for Sale" Anna Eijsbouts (The Netherlands)
"Please Frog, just one sip" Theodore Diek Grobler (South Africa)
"Cyclists" Veljko Popovic (Croatia/France)