The 2015 ASIFA Prize was awarded to Giannalberto Bendazzi at Animatfest Zagreb.
Review by by Steve Segal The Hiroshima International Animation Festival is a wonderful gathering of animators, artists, students, writers, and animation fans. The theme is Love and Peace, and despite the language barrier there was a warmth and friendliness throughout the festival. The city is big and bustling and in August it’s hot and humid.
On June 6, 2016 at the opening ceremonies of Animafest Zagreb, ASIFA awarded the prestigious ASIFA Prize for outstanding achievements in the art of animation to Giannalberto Bendazzi. The ASIFA Prize is awarded annually to an individual or organisations which have made a significant and innovative contribution towards the promotion and preservation of the art