Hesar (Gate) Short Film, Audience Feedback from April 2020 ANIMATION Festival

HESAR (GATE), 5min., Canada, Animation/Music Video

Directed by Nomadic Alternative & Farnaz Ohadi

The video is the backdrop for the song “Hesar” from Farnaz Ohadi’s Persian Flamenco debut album. It focuses on themes of Iranian women’s struggles, immigration, mental health and the artist’s journey when she arrived in Canada in 1990. The movie traces the journey of the artist from her home land, Iran to Canada, the angst and confusion and pain of immigration and finally choosing to put down roots in a new land.

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Waters Of March Short Film, Audience Feedback from April 2020 ANIMATION Festival

 

WATERS OF MARCH, 3min., Canada, Animation

Directed by Elizabeth Lewis

Waters of March is the classic written by Tom Jobim and performed by jazz singer Stacey Kent. The delicately rendered animated drawings move at a rollicking pace transitioning back and forth from real to abstract images telling the everchanging story of loss and hope.

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Unified Theory Short Film, Audience Feedback from April 2020 ANIMATION Festival

UNIFIED THEORY, 5min., USA, Animation

Directed by Christina Hibner

Unified Theory is an experimental animation that follows two cosmic entities. The main character, Junior, is trying her best to learn about the nature of the universe from her teacher, Senior, who is a master of the universe.

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Serpendipity Short Film, Audience Feedback from April 2020 ANIMATION Festival

SERPENDIPITY, 7min., USA, Animation

Directed by Carlos Mejia & Kevin Barwick

Gordon does not want to freeze during his dinner date. Not only is Gordon nervous, but he has a secret- he has snakes for hair with a bad habit of turning people into stone. Will he find love or is this a date with disaster?

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One Day One Fly Short Film, Audience Feedback from April 2020 ANIMATION Festival

ONE DAY ONE FLY, 6min., Greece, Animation

Directed by Petros Niamonitakis

Our hero is the most adorable 3D fly in the world!
Τhe camera follows him from his very first moment of birth.
His life is impressively exciting!

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Winter’s Blight Short Film, Audience Feedback from April 2020 ANIMATION Festival

 

WINTER’S BLIGHT, 13min., New Zealand, Animation

Directed by Claire Campbell

Winter’s Blight tells the story of an elderly man called Bill who lives alone in an isolated hut in Central Otago, New Zealand. Spring should have arrived but the winter will not relent. It is freezing and Bill has run out of firewood which he relies on for all his heating and cooking.

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