The Boy And The Mountain Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Sept. 2020 ANIMATION Festival

THE BOY AND THE MOUNTAIN, 11min., Chile, Family/Adventure
Directed by Santiago Aguilera

Hernán is a child who likes to daydreaming, but in his studies he is not doing well at all. His father constantly urges him to improve, advising him that he must reach very high to succeed in life. Hernán dispenses with his dream, gradually forgetting it to devote himself to his studies. Over time, and already become a successful entrepreneur, Hernán achieves the dream that his father instilled in him, reach high, until one day he will realize that he has not really achieved something he always longed for. Then he will make the crucial decision to fulfill his dream, but fate will play tricks on him. Hernán will have to face a new challenge that will change the meaning of his life.

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: September 2020 ANIMATION FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: MAGIC DREAM
BEST ANIMATION: ART IS ANGST
BEST ANIMATED CHARACTERS: THE BOY AND THE MOUNTAIN
BEST SOUND & MUSIC: JE NE REGRETT RIEN

Theme of night: Unique surroundings

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTHE BOY AND THE MOUNTAIN, 11min., Chile, Family/Adventure
festival posterCIGARETTE AFTER FIGHT, 1min., Canada, Animation
festival posterBIRDS OF A FEATHER, 2min., USA, Animation
festival posterJE NE REGRETT RIEN, 4min., UK, Animation/Experimental
festival posterMAGIC DREAM, 11min., Chili, Animation
festival posterMELTED, 2min., USA, Animation
festival posterART IS ANGST, 5min., Sweden, Animation
festival posterTHE METAMORPHOSIS, 5min., USA, Animation

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo