Mr Sand

Direction
Year
2016
Country
  • Belgium
Duration
8min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

A dreamy animated documentary about the dangers of early cinema. The atmosphere of old film theatres is recalled through a mixture of handmade techniques. In the back of the story moves Mr Sand, a mysterious character. Real or imagined.

Details

  • Original title
    Mr Sand
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Soetkin Verstegen
  • Sound
    Andrea Martignoni
  • Duration
    8 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2016
  • Country
    • Belgium
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Holland Animation Film Festival 2016
    • Golden Kuker, Sofia, Bulgaria 2016
    • Athens Animfest, Greece 2016
    • Krakow Film Festival, Poland 2016
    • Future Film Festival, Bologna, Italy 2016
    • Animator, Poland 2016
    • Belo Horizonte Short Film Festival, Brasil 2016
    • Supertoon International Animation Festival, Croatia 2016
    • Budapest International Short Film Festival, Hungary 2016
    • Dok Leipzig, Germany 2016
    • Anibar, Kosovo 2016
    • Animaze Montréal, Canada 2016
    • Minikino Film week, Indonesia 2016
    • Nordisk Panorama Film Festival, Sweden 2016
    • Animanima, Serbia 2016
    • Lyon International Film Festival, France 2016
    • Sedicicorto, Forli, Italy 2016
    • Klik! Amsterdam, Netherlands 2016
    • Primanima, Hungary 2016
    • Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2016
    • Cardiff animation nights, Wales 2016
    • Animart, Lodz, Poland 2016
    • Guimaraes Cinema Som, Portugal 2016
    • Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan 2016
    • Festival de Cine de Bogota, Colombia 2016
    • Lund International Fantastik Film Festival, Sweden 2016
    • Cinemaforum festival Warsaw, Poland 2016
    • Denver Film Festival, USA 2016
    • London International Animation Festival, UK 2016
    • InShort Film Festival, London / Gdansk / Sao Paulo 2016
    • Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Norway 2016
    • CutOutFest, Mexico 2016
    • Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany 2016
    • Biennale of Animaiton Bratislava, Slovakia 2016
    • Etiuda&Anima Festival, Poland 2016
    • Interfilm Berlin, Germany 2016
    • Zinebi, International Festival of Documentary and Short film in Bilbao, Basque country 2016
    • Animateka Ljubljana, Slovenia 2016
    • Zubroffka, Poland 2016
    • Reanimania IAF and comics art festival Yerevan, Armenia 2016
    • Giraf festival of independant animation, Calgary, Canada 2016
    • Anima, Brussels, Belgium, 2017
    • Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Festival for Expanded Media, Germany 2017
    • Be There Corfu Animation Festival, Greece 2017
    • Regensburg Kurzfilm Woche, Germany 2017
    • Cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival Jena, Germany 2017
    • Skepto International Film festival, Italy 2017
    • Animated Spirits: European Animated Short Film Festival New York, US 2017
    • Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Canada 2017
    • Odense International Film Festival, Denmark 2017
    • Animaphix, Italy 2017
    • Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany 2017
    • Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland 2017
    • Câmpulung Film Fest, Romania 2017
    • Linoleum Contemporary Animation and Media-Art Festival, Ukraine 2017
    • Jahorina Film Festival, Bosnia Herzegovina 2017
    • Arkadia Shortfest, Romenia 2017
    • Animasyros, Greece 2017
    • Imagine Science Film Festival, New York 2017
    • Tri-Cities IFF, Washington, USA 2017
    • Cinemistica, Spain, 2017
  • Awards
    • Black Maria Film Festival, USA 2016 - Jury's Stellar Award for Animation
    • Tindirindis Festival, Lithuania 2016 - Best debute
    • Stoptrik international film festival, Slovenia and Poland 2016 - Special mention in Slovenia and Audience award in Borderland competition in Poland
    • Unprecedented Cinema, Estonia 2016 - Best Animation
    • Cinanima, Portugal 2016 - Animated mermaid Promotion award
    • Animakom Bilbao, Spain 2017 - Special Jury mention
    • Animaví, Film festival of poetic animation, Italy 2017 - Special Jury award

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