The 1st Festival HIROSHIMA 1985
Aug.18-23 Venue : City Auditorium

artwork by Yoji Kuri
artwork by Seiichi Hayashi

International Honorary President

Paul Grimault (France)


International Jury (*chairperson)

Raoul Servais* (Belgium)
Wang Shu Chen (China)
Břetislav Pojar (Czechoslovakia)
Ishu Patel (India)
Robi Roncarelli (U.S.A.)
Shigeo Fukuda (Japan)
Yoji Kuri (Japan)

International Selection Committee (*chairperson)

Antoinette Moses (U.K.)
Jules Engel (U.S.A.)
Ranko Munitic (Yugoslavia)
Taku Furukawa (Japan)
Kihachiro Kawamoto* (Japan)


Grand Prize

"Broken Down Film" Osamu Tezuka (Japan)

Hiroshima Prize

"The Big Snit"" Richard Condie (Canada)

Debut Prize

"Wind a Minute and 40 Seconds" Tsutomu Shinozuka (Japan)

Category A - Shorter than 5 minutes

[First Prize] "Gravity" Ferenc Rofusz (Hungary)
[Second Prize] "Sigmund" Bruno Bozzetto (Italy)
[Honorable Mention] "The Adventures of Andre and Wally B." Alvy Ray Smith (U.S.A.)

Category B - Longer than 5 minutes but within 15 minutes

[First Prize] "Anna & Bella Borge Ring (The Netherlands)
[Second Prize] "Four Seasons of Japan" Tatsuo Shimamura (Japan)

Category C - Longer than 15 minutes but within 30 minutes

[First Prize] "The Fire Boy" Baiyong Wang (China)
[Second Prize] "Black-and-White Film" Stanislav Sokolov (U.S.S.R.)

Category D - Promotional such as commercial or title and less than 5 minutes

[First Prize] "I.II.III." Graeme Ross (Canada)
[Second Prize] Listerine "Clifford" Russell Hall (U.K.)

Category E - First work by student or independent filmmaker for public exhibition

[First Prize] "Charade" Jon Minnis (Canada)
[Second Prize] "Family Snapshots" Radu Igaszag (Romania)

Category F - Works for Children

[First Prize] "Virtuoso" Ilja Novak (Czechoslovakia)
[Second Prize] "Rupert and the Frog Song" Geoff Dunbar (U.K.)
[Honorable Mention] "Lady Poverty" Vlasta Pospisilova (Czechoslovakia)
[Honorable Mention] "Doctor Desoto" Michael Sporn (U.S.A.)