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Les Brickstars
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The logo of the most recent edition of the Brickstars
Type
Annual competition
Hosts
Location
Brick à Brack
(2009 - Present)
Years Active
2009 - Present

Les Brickstars is an annual brickfilming contest hosted on Brick à Brack. This contest reward the best brickfilms of the French community.

Any member of Brick à Brack can enter a brickfilm made in the current year. The films are then judged in multiple categories. Members of the website can propose themselves as a judge, and some judges are chosen by the staff.

The contest usually ends on the 31st of December at 11:59PM. It was first hosted in 2009, and prizes have been given to the winners since 2013.

Les Brickstars 2009 Edit

The first edition of the Brickstars was hosted in 2009 and was announced by Robin "Parod" Blaisot on October 11. The contest received either 12[1] or 13[2] entries.

The brickfilms were judged in six categories: Best Brickfilm, Best Sound, Best Screenplay, Best Set Design, Best Special Effects and Best Brickfilmer. The judging panel consisted of "Pendragon", "tapetonpseudo", "R-creator", "guiguidu591010", "Liquidus-Snake" and "vicas999".[3] The results were posted by Alexis "CRAMproduction" Renaux on January 2, 2010.[2]

Results
Best Brickfilm:

Best Sound:

  • Christine chapter 1 X [4] - by Simon "Colverts Production" Rieth

Best Screenplay: (Tied)[5]

Best Special Effects:

Best Set Design:

  • "Le Calendrier de l'avant" épisode 16 "L'arbre de noel" X - by "LJ"

Best Brickfilmer:

Les Brickstars 2010 Edit

The 2010 Brickstars were announced by Alexis "demon350"/"CRAMproduction" Renaux on January 2, 2010.[7] The contest received 21 entries.[8]

This edition was announced with seven categories, adding Best Animation, but Best Brickfilmer was absent from the final results. The jury was "Heavens studios", "Zen1901", "BorsingCC", "Century-Brick", "Watomonte" and "Studio une guitare". The results were posted on January 15, 2011.[9]

Results
Best Brickfilm:

Best Special Effects:

Best Screenplay:

Best Set Design:

Best Animation:

Best Sound:

  • The Creature X [12] - by Simon "Colverts Production" Rieth

Les Brickstars 2011 Edit

The 2011 Brickstars were announced on March 10, 2011.[13] The contest received 15 entries.[14] The categories did not undergo any changes from the 2010 edition.[15]

Results
Best Animation:

Best Sound:

  • L'Homme-Garou[17] - by "Mat/Hamnakin"

Best Set Design:

Best Special Effects:

Best Screenplay:

  • Paranoïa[18] - by "Polygonal Animation"

Best Brickfilm:

Les Brickstars 2012 Edit

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The logo used for the 2012 and 2013 iterations of Les Brickstars

The 2012 Brickstars were announced by Bruno Lefèvre on October 19, 2012.[19] It was the first edition to be hosted on the new version of Brick à Brack. The contest received 34 entries.[20]

This edition introduced the Audience Award category, where during the jugdement time period, any member of Brick à Brack can vote for their favorite entry. This was also the first edition to announce the top three winners in each category, rather than only first place.[21]

Results
Best Sound:

  1. Free Fish[22] - by "France & Alex"
  2. Last Action[23] - by "Skywalker-effects26"
  3. Galactic Smugglers 7 - La Main de la Mort[24] - by "The Four Monkeys"

Best Set Design:

  1. A Future For All[25] - by "Legoander"
  2. Free Fish - by "France & Alex"
  3. Last Action - by "Skywalker-effects26"

Best Special Effects:

  1. Saute Felix ![26] - by "Sirkuraz"
  2. Switch Episode 1 - by "Shadox"
  3. Last Action - by "Skywalker-effects26"

Best Screenplay:

  1. Paris, 1850[27] - by Bruno Lefèvre
  2. Jake Chapitre I: Jake & le Gaucher[28] - by "Mr.Nappe"
  3. A Future For All - by "Legoander"

Best Animation:

  1. Free Fish - by "France & Alex"
  2. Tied:

Best Brickfilm:

  1. Tied:
    * A Future For All - by "Legoander"
    * Saute Felix ! - by "Sirkuraz"
  2. Jake Chapitre I : Jake & le Gaucher - by "Mr.Nappe"

Audience Award:

  1. Last Action - by "Skywalker-effects26"
  2. Les Enquêtes de Jacques Hamlet[30] - by "Mat/Hamnakin"
  3. Paris, 1850 - by Bruno Lefèvre

Les Brickstars 2013 Edit

The 2013 Brickstars were announced on October 1, 2013.[31] The contest received 39 entries. The results were posted by Maxime Baconnais on January 12, 2014.[32]

This edition introduced the category "Espoir Brickfilmeur"; a category rewarding a promising brickfilmer who wasn't the best in any other category, but shows potential.[33] It was also the first edition to reward the winners with actual prizes, provided by La Petite Brique and Brick Republic.

Results
Best Sound:

  1. Bestia[34] - by "France & Alex"
  2. Indus[35] - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Prelude[36] - by "Polygonal Animation"

Best Set Design:

  1. Bestia - by "France & Alex"
  2. Lego Minecraft Park[37] - by "Yann Solo"
  3. Indus - by Bruno Lefèvre

Best Special Effects:

  1. Bestia - by "France & Alex"
  2. Galactic Smugglers Ep. 8 Get Johnny Back to the Future[38] - by "The Four Monkeys"
  3. Indus - by Bruno Lefèvre

Best Screenplay:

  1. Incident 74 - Ep.2 : Appel Entrant[39] - by Vincent Benia
  2. Bestia - by "France & Alex"
  3. Indus - by Bruno Lefèvre

Best Animation:

  1. Tied:
    * Bestia - by "France & Alex"
    * Indus - by Bruno Lefèvre
  2. The Bad Jump[40] - by Corentin "TheChokopik" Paris
  3. Earwax[41] - by Loïc Fontaine-Boivin

Best Brickfilm:

  1. Indus - by Bruno Lefèvre
  2. Bestia - by "France & Alex"
  3. Mission Vers Enguora Partie 1[42] - by Mathieu Blangy

Most Promising Brickfilmer:

  1. Mathieu Blangy (for Mission Vers Enguora Partie 1)
  2. Tied:
    * "simpak" (for Une Situation Détonante)[43]
    * "tutur" (for MY HAIR!!!)[44]
  3. Tied:
    * "Polygonal Animation" (for Prelude)
    * "Legoander" (for The Spot)[45]
    * "MilkMan" (for Combattez-les !)[46]

Audience Award:

  1. Bestia - by "France & Alex"
  2. Indus - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Mission Vers Enguora Partie 1 - by Mathieu Blangy

Les Brickstars 2014 Edit

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The 2014 Brickstars were announced by Bruno Lefèvre on November 8, 2014.[47] The contest received 52 entries[48] and the results were posted on January 30, 2015.[49]

Prizes were provided by La Petite Brique and LifeLites. This edition of the Brickstars had a total of 11 judging categories and introduced the concept of "honorary categories"; categories that would be judged but would not receive prizes. The six main categories that would receive prizes were Best Screenplay, Best Animation, Best Direction, Most Promising Brickfilmer, Audience Award and Best Brickfilm, and the five honorary categories were Best Sound, Best Set Design, Best Special Effects, Best Cinematography and Best Acting.

Results
Best Screenplay:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love[50] - by Maxime Marion
  2. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La Pièce Manquante[51] - by Vincent Benia
  3. Allan Smith et les Guerriers Sanglants Chapitre 6: Les Voies du Sang[52] - by "RedBrickStudio"

Best Animation:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Delivering Mail[53] - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Lego Star Wars - Luke vs Vader Final Duel[54] - by Kévin Ziolkowski

Best Direction:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Delivering Mail - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La pièce manquante - by Vincent Benia

Best Brickfilm:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Delivering Mail - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La pièce manquante - by Vincent Benia

Most Promising Brickfilmer:

  1. "Melix200" (for C-3PO Exo Suit)[55]
  2. "ValThePercussionist" (for LEGO in Movies)[56]
  3. Kévin Ziolkowski (for Lego Star Wars - Luke vs Vader Final Duel)

Best Sound:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Delivering Mail - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Allan Smith et les Guerriers Sanglants Chapitre 6: Les Voies du Sang - by "RedBrickStudio"

Best Special Effects:

  1. Lego Star Wars - Luke vs Vader Final Duel - by Kévin Ziolkowski
  2. C-3PO Exo Suit - by "Melix200"
  3. LEGO METROID VS ALIEN 3 PART 1[57] - by "MrValgoku"

Best Cinematography:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Lego Star Wars - Luke vs Vader Final Duel - by Kévin Ziolkowski
  3. Delivering Mail - by Bruno Lefèvre

Best Set Design:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Delivering Mail - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La Pièce Manquante - by Vincent Benia

Best Acting:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. LOTR: Looser of the Rings[58] - by Sebastien Marlin
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La Pièce Manquante - by Vincent Benia

Audience Award:

  1. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love - by Maxime Marion
  2. Lego Star Wars - Luke vs Vader Final Duel - by Kévin Ziolkowski
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La pièce manquante - by Vincent Benia

Les Brickstars 2015 Edit

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Les Brickstars 2015 was announced by Maxime Bacconais on November 2, 2015. The categories were the same as the previous year, and prizes for the top three in the six main categories were provided by ToyPro, LifeLites and La Petite Brique.[59] It received 45 entries and results were announced on January 24, 2016.[60]

Results
Best Screenplay:

  1. Incident 74 - Ep.5 : Eddy - by Vincent Benia
  2. LEGO Nibelungen: Brunhilde la walkyrie - by "Redbrickstudio"
  3. Behind the Door - by Mathieu Blangy

Best Animation:

  1. Chef-d'œuvre - by Bruno Lefèvre
  2. Le retardataire - by Paul Playa-Arruego and Jules Playa-Arruego ("Brickannimation")
  3. Sola Luna - by Benjamin Ely

Best Direction:

  1. Le retardataire - by Paul Playa-Arruego and Jules Playa-Arruego
  2. Incident 74 - Ep.5 : Eddy - by Vincent Benia
  3. Petit amour - by Pierce Hurion

Best Sound:

  1. Le retardataire - by Paul Playa-Arruego and Jules Playa-Arruego
  2. Sola Luna - by Benjamin Ely
  3. Chef-d'œuvre - by Bruno Lefèvre

Best Special Effects:

  1. Back to the Future Oct 21 2015 - by Marc-André Caron
  2. Le retardataire - by Paul Playa-Arruego and Jules Playa-Arruego
  3. Chef-d'œuvre - by Bruno Lefèvre

Best Cinematography:

  1. Sola Luna - by Benjamin Ely
  2. Chef-d'œuvre - by Bruno Lefèvre
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.5 : Eddy - by Vincent Benia

Best Set Design:

  1. Le retardataire - by Paul Playa-Arruego and Jules Playa-Arruego
  2. Back to the Future Oct 21 2015 - by Marc-André Caron
  3. Incident 74 - Ep.5 : Eddy - by Vincent Benia

Audience Award:

  1. Le retardataire - by Paul Playa-Arruego and Jules Playa-Arruego
  2. Incident 74 - Ep.5 : Eddy - by Vincent Benia
  3. Petit amour - by Pierce Hurion

Most Promising Brickfilmer:

  1. Pierce Hurion (for Petit amour)
  2. "Deltabrick" (for Pirates of the Karibin)
  3. "Brick Factor" (for Don't Mess With Ghosty!)

Best Brickfilm:

  1. LEGO Nibelungen: Brunhilde la walkyrie - by "Redbrickstudio"
  2. Incident 74 - Ep.5 : Eddy - by Vincent Benia
  3. Sola Luna - by Benjamin Ely

Les Brickstars 2016 Edit

Les Brickstars 2016 was announced by Beber "lemon" Caillou on November 28, 2016. Prizes were provided by LifeLites and La Petite Brique.[61] Results were announced on January 29, 2017.[62]

Results
Best Screenplay:

  1. Incident 74 Episode 6 : Là où tout commence - by Vincent Benia
  2. Cadavre Exquis - by "tutur"
  3. Nibelungen: Siegfried - by "Redbrickstudio"

Best Animation:

  1. The Bounty Hunter - by "Deltabrick"
  2. Les Opposants - by Théo "Brickfield54" Aron
  3. Tied:

Best Direction:

  1. Incident 74 Episode 6 : Là où tout commence - by Vincent Benia
  2. Cadavre Exquis - by "tutur"
  3. Les Opposants - by Théo "Brickfield54" Aron

Audience Award:

  1. Incident 74 Episode 6 : Là où tout commence - by Vincent Benia
  2. Action! - by Mathieu Blangy
  3. The Bounty Hunter - by "Deltabrick"

Best Brickfilm:

  1. Incident 74 Episode 6 : Là où tout commence - by Vincent Benia
  2. Nibelungen: Siegfried - by "Redbrickstudio"
  3. Cadavre Exquis - by "tutur"

Most Promising Brickfilmer:

  1. Martin "Maarza" Saint-Paul (for Légendes bretonnes.)
  2. "Lego ça tourne" (for Ep1: Sherlock Holmes et le voleur de cookies)
  3. Sherwin Vaz (for Misery Loves ......... Un Lego Star Wars (Court) Histoire)

Best Sound:

  1. Action! - by Mathieu Blangy
  2. Une courte espérance - by "Polygonal Animation"
  3. Blue Abyss - by "France & Alex"

Best Special Effects:

  1. Les Opposants - by Théo "Brickfield54" Aron
  2. Blue Abyss - by "France & Alex"
  • Anakin Skywalker vs Dark Vador - by Calixte Charles

Best Cinematography:

  1. Les Opposants - by Théo "Brickfield54" Aron
  2. Incident 74 Episode 6 : Là où tout commence - by Vincent Benia
  3. Cadavre Exquis - by "tutur"

Best Set Design:

  1. Incident 74 Episode 6 : Là où tout commence - by Vincent Benia
  2. Les Opposants - by Théo "Brickfield54" Aron
  3. Cadavre Exquis - by "tutur"

Les Brickstars 2017 Edit

Best Screenplay:

  1. The Deal - by Silent Frames
  2. Legends of the Highlands - by Stéphane Triquoit
  3. Sur l'eau - by O'neil "Sylvain" Jacques

Best Animation:

  1. Fatal - by "Deltabrick"
  2. Moutons - by Maxime Marion
  3. The Deal - by Silent Frames

Best Mise en Scène:

  1. The Deal - by Silent Frames
  2. Fatal - by "Deltabrick"
  3. Legends of the Highlands - by Stéphane Triquoit

Best Sound Design:

  1. Moutons - by Maxime Marion
  2. The Deal - by Silent Frames
  3. Sur l'eau - by O'neil "Sylvain" Jacques

Best Set Design:

  1. The Deal - by Silent Frames
  2. Moutons - by Maxime Marion
  3. Sur l'eau - by O'neil "Sylvain" Jacques

Best Visual Effects:

  1. Moutons - by Maxime Marion
  2. Star Wars Battlefront II : Trailer in LEGO ! - by "Melix200"
  3. À l'Abri du Froid - by Hernak Halamo

Best Cinematography:

  1. Moutons - by Maxime Marion
  2. The Deal - by Silent Frames
  3. Fatal - by "Deltabrick"

Best Brickfilm (Francophone):

  1. Sur l'eau - by O'neil "Sylvain" Jacques
  2. The Deal - by Silent Frames
  3. Moutons - by Maxime Marion

Most Promising Brickfilmer:

  1. "Gwen Movies" (for Les Aventures de Monsieur Nutella)
  2. "Bleu-Lego" (for E-99)
  3. "guts24" (for Pour Moi ça roule)

Audience Award:

  1. Moutons - by Maxime Marion
  2. Fatal - by "Deltabrick"
  3. À l'Abri du Froid - by Hernak Halamo

Best Foreign Brickfilm:

  1. Unbridled Mischief - by Spencer Berglund
  2. Lando's Deal - by Adam Nies
  3. Je crois qu'il arrive - by Sebastian Geiß-Polnau and Tobias Hucker

ReferencesEdit

  1. List of the entries of the first edition of the Brickstars
  2. 2.0 2.1 Results thread for the first edition of the Brickstars
  3. Brickstars 2009 jury thread
  4. Christine on Dailymotion
  5. Announcement of tie in Best Screenplay
  6. Lego - Calendrier - Episode - 10 on Dailymotion
  7. Announcement thread of the second edition of the Brickstars
  8. List of the entries of the second edition of the Brickstars
  9. Results thread for the second edition of the Brickstars
  10. Lucky on YouTube
  11. Leisure #1: Exercise on YouTube
  12. The Creature on Dailymotion
  13. Announcement thread of the third edition of the Brickstars
  14. List of the entries of the third edition of the Brickstars
  15. Results thread for the third edition of the Brickstars
  16. The Librarian on YouTube
  17. L'Homme-garou on Dailymotion
  18. Paranoïa on Dailymotion
  19. Announcement thread of the fourth edition of the Brickstars
  20. List of the entries of the fourth edition of the Brickstars
  21. Results thread for the fourth edition of the Brickstars
  22. Free Fish on YouTube
  23. Last Action on YouTube
  24. Galactic Smugglers 7 - La Main de la Mort on YouTube
  25. Future For All on YouTube
  26. Saute Felix ! on Vimeo
  27. Paris, 1850 on YouTube
  28. Jake Chapitre I : Jake & le Gaucher on YouTube
  29. Faire un bonhomme de neige on YouTube
  30. Les enquêtes de Jacques Hamlet on YouTube
  31. Announcement thread of the fifth edition of the Brickstars
  32. Winners of fifth edition of the Brickstars
  33. Results PDF of Brickstars 2013
  34. Bestia on YouTube
  35. Indus on YouTube
  36. Prelude on YouTube
  37. Lego Minecraft Park on YouTube
  38. Galactic Smugglers Ep. 8 Get Johnny Back to the Future on YouTube
  39. Incident 74 - Ep.2 : Appel entrant on YouTube
  40. The Bad Jump on YouTube
  41. Earwax on YouTube
  42. Mission Vers Enguora Partie 1 on YouTube
  43. Une situation détonante on YouTube
  44. MY HAIR!!! on YouTube
  45. The Spot on YouTube
  46. Combattez-les ! on YouTube
  47. Announcement thread of the sixth edition of the Brickstars
  48. Brickstars 2014 results PDF
  49. Winners of sixth edition of the Brickstars
  50. Henri & Edmond - Plastic Love on YouTube
  51. Incident 74 - Ep.3 : La pièce manquante on YouTube
  52. Allan Smith et les Guerriers Sanglants Chapitre 6: les voies du sang on YouTube
  53. Delivering Mail on YouTube
  54. Lego Star Wars - Luke vs Vader Final Duel on YouTube
  55. C-3PO Exo Suit on YouTube
  56. LEGO in Movies on YouTube
  57. LEGO METROID VS ALIEN 3 PART 1 on YouTube
  58. LOTR: Looser of the Rings on YouTube
  59. Announcement of Les Brickstars 2015
  60. Results of Les Brickstars 2015
  61. Announcement of Les Brickstars 2016
  62. Results of Les Brickstars 2016