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The film had previously been accepted into the Cannes International Film Festival.
The award is Academy accredited which means the film may be entered for consideration to the Oscars.
Avery has written and will soon direct his first feature film Son of a Gun, starring Ewan McGregor.
The full line-up of winners.
International Award Winners:
Renault Award for Best International Short Film (Academy® Accredited):
Tiger Boy (Italy)
Director/Producer: Gabriele Mainetti
Wri: Nicola Guaglianone
Yoram Gross Award for Best International Animation (Academy® Accredited):
Edmond Was A Donkey (France/Canada)
- Colin Delaney
Yardbird follows a young girl who lives in a remote wrecking yard who takes on the local bullies when they travel out to torment her father. The 13-minute short had its world premiere at the 2012 Cannes International Film Festival (see Cannes interview below). It was produced by Jessica Mitchell and written by Julius Avery, who.is currently set to direct his.debut feature film, Son of a Gun, starring Ewan McGregor, in Western Australia.
Tiger Boy is set in a suburb of Rome where Matteo, a nine year-old boy, is abused by his school headmaster. Only through his relation to his hero,.Italian wrestler The Tiger, can he find the courage to rise against his enemy.
Festival director Bronwyn Kidd said: "We »
- Brendan Swift
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