Nelvana Grand Prix for Independent Short Film: Ryan (Canada) Chris Landreth
"for exploring a new visual style of groundbreaking documentary story telling."
Grand Prix for Feature Film: La Prophétie des grenouilles (Raining Cats and Frogs) (France) Jacques-Rémy Girerd
"Remarkable design, splendid acting, and fully realized characters combine to make La Prophétie Des Grenouilles (Raining Cats and Frogs) an animated feature infused with charm. For its eccentricity, moral vision, and its French fry munching carnivores, the 2004 jury awards La Prophétie Des Grenouilles (Raining Cats and Frogs) the festival's best feature."
Grand Prix for 
Commissioned Film:
A Room Nearby (USA) Paul Fierlinger & Sandra Fierlinger
"for its simplicity and profound emotion. This film goes directly to the heart of its subject, which is solitude. It's a film that talks about us."
Grand Prix for New Media Work: This Land (USA) Gregg Spiridellis & Evan Spiridellis
"Sharp and to the point, the perky satire, design, and performances of This Land combine to create a complete and completely satisfying internet short."
 
INDEPENDENT SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
Best Narrative Short Film Under 35 Minutes:

La Piccola Russia (Italy, France) Gianluigi Toccafondo

"Inspiring emotional passionate film. Each frame looks like a beautiful painting. Each frame feels so fresh."

Special Mention:

Lorenzo (USA) Michael Gabriel
"for excellence in style and storytelling."
Best Non-Narrative Film Under 35 Minutes: Bathtime in Clerkenwell (USA) Alex Budovsky
"for the perfection of music with fantastic imagery."
National Film Board of Canada Award for Best First / Student Film: Son of Satan (USA) JJ Villard
"A great adaptation of a Charles Bukowski story. Brutal, Fucked up, raw, wonderful. Did I say fucked up?"
Special Mentions: Ward 13 (Australia) Peter Cornwell
"for amazing timing and extreme imagination in animation."
Phantom Inventor (L'inventaire Fantôme) (France) Franck Dion
"for its cinematic quality and variety of visions."
How to Cope with Death (United Kingdom) Ignacia Ferreras
"for clever use of surprise with dark humour and excellent draftsmanship."
Best Film Made for Children: A Musical Shop (Russia) Sonya Kravtsova
  "One of the qualities of this film is that it appeals to both children and adults. The filmmakers speaks poetically about her love for music."
   
NEW MEDIA COMPETITION
Best Animated Short Made for the Internet:
Candy Venery (Russia, USA) Sergey Aniskov
"Visually innovative, disturbingly violent, surprisingly satiric, and poppy, Candy Venery makes the most of its time and medium."
Best Internet Series:
The Shining In 30 Seconds, Re-enacted By Bunnies / (USA) Jennifer Shiman
"Funny, entertaining and an excellent use of the medium, The Shining in 30 Seconds is our choice for Internet Series."
Special Mention:
Hotel (The Netherlands) Han Hoogerbrugge
"We would like to award a special commendation to Hotel for its graphic design and unique approach to story telling."
Machinima:
No award given
  "New and inventively weird, machinima straddles the line between visual fan fiction and filmmaking, a genre filled with potential for engaging complete visual expression. While the Jury does not wish to discourage filmmakers, we will not present a prize for this category as we feel the award needs to represent a certain level of excellence of expression. We hope to see more entries in future festivals."
   
COMMISSIONED FILMS COMPETITION
Best Educational, Scientific or Industrial Film: Helping Little Kitten (USA) Jennifer Oxley
"for its simplicity and endearing quality."
Best Advertising Film: Caisse D' Epargne 'Les Triples' (France) Jean-Christophe Saurel & Sophie Deiss
"for the tenderness and the humour."
Special Mention: Guardian 'Calf' (United Kingdom) Simon Henwood
Best Station-Programme Identification / Title Sequence: Catch Me If You Can (USA, United Kingdom) Kuntzel & Deygas
"Smart stylish animation that introduces a motion picture with a special graphic flair that we have not seen in years. Inspired by Saul Bass' work, it succeeds in its interaction of type and story."
Best Music Video: Prudence 'À Tort Ou À Raison' (France) Joris Clerte
  "for its simplicity and delicacy."
Best Television Special: Saddam and Osama (USA) David Wachtenheim & Robert Marianetti
"Clever. Hilarious. Biting. Extremely well produced piece that throws a rock into the eye of popular culture and the unique times that we live, and hits a bulls eye."
Best Television Series for Adults: Creature Comforts 'Cats or Dogs?' (United Kingdom) Richard Goleszowski
"because of its natural yet surreal usage of humour."
Best Television Series for Children: My Life as a Teenage Robot 'Speak No Evil' (USA) Rob Renzetti & Tim Walker
   
SPECIAL PRIZES
AKA Cartoon Public Prize: (voted by the audience) The Crab's Revolution (La Revolution des Crabes) (France) Arthur de Pins

Mike Gribble Peel of Laughter Award: (presented to the most hilarious film in competition)

Saddam and Osama (USA) David Wachtenheim & Robert Marianetti
Special mention: Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law 'Peanut Puberty' (USA) Richard Ferguson-Hull