The UK's biggest short filmfestival, Encounters, wrapped this weekend with the International Jury Award andits $5809 (£3,000) prize going to Czech film The T-Shirt (Tricko) directed and written by Hossein Martin Fazeli.The international jury gave honourable mentions to Rabbit by Run Wrake (UK) and Linerboardby Jens Jonsson (Sweden).

The Best of British juryselected Dreams and Desires: Family Ties directedby Joanna Quinn (UK) as its top film and the recepient of the $1,936 (£1000)prize.

The BBC New Film-Makers Award and its $9,681 (£5,000) cash prize to Tom Harper'sCubs, while the internationalnewcomer in animation award and its $4,840 (£2500) cash prize went to ClaudeBarras' The Genie in a Tin of Ravioli.

The other prizes were theITV West Award to Tom Parkinson's TheAdventures Of Big Jeff: Bushcraft Alphabet; the UKFilm Council audience award to Marisa Zanoti's The End Of The Sentence; the South West Screen audience award toJames Breese's Benjamin's Struggle; theDepict! live action award to Ruth Meehan's And The Red Man Turned Green; theDepict! animation award and Orange Depict! audience award to Leigh Hodgkinson's Flighty; the Nahemi/Kodak prize for creative film-making to MilesCarter's With Dickinson and I; theNahemi/Cinematography award to Sadik Ahmed's Tanju Miah; the Cartoon D'Or nomination to Daniel Gray and TomBrown's t.o.m.; the animate! artist award to Edouard Salier's Empire (with a mention to Ian Gouldstone's Guy 101); and the Cosgrove Hall Films children's jury award to AudreyFobis and Francois Calleau's CoucouClock.

The 12th Encounters, whichcombined the events Animated Encounters and Brief Encounters, ran Nov 21-26 at Bristol's Watershed Media Centre.