ABOUT
​​​​​​​The antagonist of a dark opera becomes increasingly unsettled following the unlikely return of the former lead actor.

World Premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. European Film Award candidate. Qualified for the 2023 Academy Awards.

Co-directed with Mikai Geronimo at The National Film School, IADT.
10'00''. Scope (2:35), 25 f/s,  Digital 2D/Oil Pastel.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
AWARDS
Venice International Film Festival - European Film Award Nominee
Mladá kamera - Best Animation U30
Tirana International Film Festival - Best Student Film
BALKANIMA - Best Student Film
Milano Film Festival - Jury Special Mention
Cork International Film Festival - Grand Prix Irish Short Special Mention
CINANIMA - Grand Prize for Student Film
GIRAF - Honourable Mention for Best International Short Film
Los Angeles Animation Festival - Best Student Design
Dublin Animation Film Festival - Best Student Film
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival - Jury Special Mention
Rabat International Film Festival - Best Animated Short Film 
Animation Dingle - Best Irish Short 
IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2022 - Best Animated Short 
Student Royal Television Awards Ireland 2022 - Animation Winner 
MONSTRA Lisbon Animation Festival - Best Student Film 
Martovski Film Festival - Best Animation 
European Science Fiction Society - Irish Chysalis Award
Fastnet Film Festival - Best Animation
FEST – New Directors New Films Festival - Animation Special Mention Flickers' 
Rhode Island Intl Film Festival - Animation Grand Prize 
BANG Animation Awards - Best University Film 
FICBUEU - Special Mention for Student Film
SCREENINGS
10/09/21 - Venice International Film Fesitval - Venice, IT
17/09/21 - Mladá kamera - Uničov, CZ
22/09/21 - Animasyros - Syros, GR
24/09/21 - Nottingham International Film Festival - Nottingham, UK
24/09/21 - Tirana International Film Festival - Tirana, ALB
27/09/21 - Viborg Animation Festival - Viborg, DK
29/09/21 - Bolton International Film Festival - Bolton, UK
29/09/21 - Woodstock International Film Festival - Woodstock, USA
01/10/21 - Vancouever International Film Festival - Vancouever, CA
05/10/21 - BALKANIMA - Belgrade, SRB
08/10/21 - Taichung Animation Festival - Taichung, TW
08/10/21 - Milano Film Festival - Milan, IT
09/10/21 - International Short Film Festival of Cyprus - Limassol, CY
18/10/21 - Canlandıranlar Film Festival - Canlandıranlar, TR
21/10/21 - TOHorror Fantastic Film Fest - Torino, IT
23/10/21 - SCAD Savannah International Film Festival - Savannah, USA
23/10/21 - Montecatini International Short Film Festival - Montecatini, IT
24/10/21 - Kuandu International Animation Festival - Taipei, TW
28/10/21 - Uppsala International Short Film Festival (EFA) - Uppsala, SE
28/10/21 - International Film Festival Film Front - Vojvodina, CS
01/11/21 - Braunschweig International Film Festival - Braunschweig, DE
02/11/21 - Aesthetica Film Festival - York, UK
03/11/21 - Denver International Film Festival - Denver, USA
13/11/21 - European Film Forum SCANORAMA (EFA) - Vilnius, LT
05/11/21 - Edinburgh Short Film Festival - Edinburgh, UK
05/11/21 - Seville European Film Festival (EFA) - Seville, ESP
07/11/21 - Cork International Film Festival - Cork, IE
07/11/21 - Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival - Ravenna, IT
08/11/21 - CINANIMA - Aveiro, PT
09/11/21 - Girona International Film Festival - Girona, ESP
09/11/21 - Belfast Film Festival - Belfast, IE
12/11/21 - PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (EFA) - Tallin, EE
14/11/21 - Cyprus International Film Festival - Nicosia, CY
15/11/21 - Prague Independent Film Festival - Prague, CZ
19/11/21 - GIRAF Festival of Independent Animation - Calgary, CA
19/11/21 - Shorts That Are Not Pants - Toronto, CA
20/11/21 - Cornwall Film Festival - Cornwall, UK
21/11/21 - İzmir International Short Film Festival - Izmir, TR
28/11/21 - Catania Film Fest - Sicily, IT
03/12/21 - Leuven Short Film Fest - Leuven, BE
04/12/21 - Los Angeles Animation Festival - Los Angeles, USA
11/12/21 - Dublin Animation Film Festival - Dublin, IE
16/12/21 - Rabat International Film Festival - Rabat, MR
11/01/22 - Minimalen Short Film Festival (EFA) - Trondheim, NO
14/01/22 - Chilliwack Independent Film Festival - Chilliwack, CA
01/02/22 - Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival - Clermont-Ferrand, FR
02/02/22 - Dam Short Film Festival - Nevada, USA
05/02/22 - Manipulate Festival - Edinburgh, UK
26/02/22 - Cinematheque Passion (EFA) - Macao, MO
25/02/22 - Brussels International Animation Film Festival - Brussels, BE
11/03/22 - Animation Dingle - Dingle, IE
12/03/22 - First Cut! Film Festival (CIFF Programme) - Cork, IE
16/03/22 - MONSTRA Lisbon Animation Festival - Lisbon, PT
23/03/22 - REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival - Quebec, CA
28/03/22 - KABOOM Animation Festival - Amsterdam, NL
29/03/22 - Martovski Film Festival - Belgrade, SB
06/04/22 - GLAS Animation - California, USA
14/04/22 - Seattle International Film Festival - Washington, USA
15/04/22 - Festival du Cinéma Européen de Lille - Lille, FR
20/04/22 - Brussels Short Film Festival - Brussels, BE
21/04/22 - Atlanta International Film Festival - Georgia, USA
10/05/22 - ANIFILM Liberec - Liberec, CZ
19/05/22 - Animatricks International Animation Festival - Helsinki, FI
25/05/22 - Fastnet Film Festival - Schull, IE
01/06/22 - Psarokokalo International Short Film Festival - Athens, GR
09/07/22 - Curtas Vila do Conde (EFA) - Porto, PT
29/07/29 - ASIFA South - Georgia, USA
For a full list of cast and crew please visit the official website.
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