15 projects were nominated for the 2011 competition of art school students. Their task was to make 90-second short films to show the many facets of multilingualism in Europe.
Among the three finalists previously announced, the winner was finally revealed at the award ceremony in Berlin on 29 October:
About the winning video the jury said: …Multilingualism turns out to be a hopefully long lasting peace keeping force in this amusing and witty animation. It shows the eternal interracial war and chase and a really surprising love as a sort of happy ending…
The aim of the competition "Languages through Lenses" is to draw attention to Europe's linguistic and cultural values. The competition is organised by ELIA, in close cooperation with CILECT, the association of the world's major film and television schools.
PRIX EUROPA is Europe's largest and most renowned competition festival for television, radio and the emerging media.