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2021 Nominees

Women Undercover

SquawK, ARTE France


- Animation: Youth (11-17)

Women Undercover (6x6') is an animated webseries for teens & adults directed by Aurélie Pollet and based on Chloé Aeberhardt's investigation work. Coproduced by SquawK and ARTE France, the series unveils real-life female spies stories, far from the "James Bond girl" cliché. It has premiered online on ARTE.TV in March 2020 with great success : more than 2,2 million views in just a month! Selected in many festivals around the world including Otttawa International Animation Festival 2020 and won awards such as "Best Design (3rd place)" at LA Animation Festival and an "Award of Merit" in Documentary shorts and Women Filmmakers categories at Impact Docs Awards (California). Since January 2021, Women Undercover is also a graphic novel edited by Steinkis and Arte éditions in French!