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Shaul and Ivan

Animation | 9 min | AT | 2019
Pencils on paper, 2D computer
HD Pal | DCP | Stereo
German | En. ST
Financial support MA7

Animation: Rebecca Akoun
Dialogue: Alexander Nitzberg
Sound: Lukas Wiltschko
Music: Muamer Budimlic
Saxophone: Martina Cizek


Synopsis

In a small village, Shaul sings while Ivan dances happily around a table with other villagers.A moment of joy they will not forget anytime soon. Based on one of the story of the collected “Tales of the Hasidim” by Martin Buber.

Festivals (selection)

49th Giffoni Film Festival/ 07. 2019, IT
25. Film Festival della Lessinia, 08.2019, IT
26th krokfestival, 09.2019 UKR/RU
2019 Stadtlichter Berlin Kinderkurzfilmprogramm, DE
43th CINANIMA, 2019 Portugal
37. IYAFF Ale Kino, Poland
20th Monstra Animation festival (Monstrinha), PT
2020 Children Film Festival Seattle, USA
2020 Tricky Women film festival, AT
2020 Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival, KR

Distribution

“On Travelling, Matters of the Heart and Peripheries” Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and Tricky Women/Tricky Realities Festival


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Body Stranded

Animation | 9 min | AT | 2017
Pastels on paper, 2D computer
HD Pal | DCP | Stereo
English | En ST
Financial support MA7

Animation: Rebecca Akoun
Sound: Andreas Posch
Music: Katya Gorovaya



Synopsis

Inside post-revolution Iran, David struggles with his Jewish identity, the fall of women’s rights, and the rise in media censorship.Based on an interview conducted by Mollie Gerver .

Festivals (selection)

3rd Thessaloniki Animation Festival 2017, GR
Feminist Border Arts Film Festival 2018, USA
2018 Tricky Women film festival, AT
2018 Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film, AT
2019, Stoptrick Slovenia
2019, FilTa Filmtage, AT
2020, Petit plan film festival, GR

Prize

2018 Audience Award-Austrian Panorama,Tricky Women Film Festival, AT


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The Wet Hair

Animation | 8 min | AT | 2015
Pencils on paper, 2D computer
HD Pal | DCP | Stereo
German/French | En ST
Financial support MA7

Animation: Rebecca Akoun
Sound: Bernhard Zorzi
Music: Sarah Jeanne Ziegler



Synopsis

Sophie wants to have curls like her friend Camille, so she steps into the rain, even though her mother forbade her to go outside. . Based on a short story of La Comtesse de Ségur .

Festivals (selection)

Tricky Women festival / 03. 2016, AT
26e Festival du Court Métrage pour Jeune Public FR
56th Int. Film Festival for Children and Youth Zlin, CZ
28è Festival de cinema de Girona, SP
24th KINEKO Int. Children’s Film Festival Tokyo, JP
CreActive Int.Open Film Festival -Semi finalist, USA
Filem’on festival int. pour enfant de Bruxelles, BE
34. Int. Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! PL
14th annual Multivision Festival , RU
12th BUSAN Int. Kids and Youth Film Festival, KR
TICFF Taiwan Int. Children's Film Festival,TW
MFW 4 - Bali International Short Film Festival, ID
Anibar Animation film festival, Kosovo

Distribution

Children’s Art Centre,Poznań, Poland
"Bright spots & Pushing Boundaries",Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and Tricky Women/Tricky Realities Festival, Austria


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Jorinde and Jorinda

Animation | 12 min | AT | 2014
Puppets animation, Stop motion
HD Pal | DCP | Stereo
French | En ST

Animation: Rebecca Akoun
Sound: Bernhard Zorzi
Music: Raphael Michon



Synopsis

During a casual trip in the forest, Jorinde & Joringel, go astray and get dangerously close to a witch's castle.When Jorinde is captured and turned into a bird, Joringuel sets out on an adventure to free his beloved.

Festivals (selection)

10th Annual Children’s Film Festival Seattle
12th Festival du Film Court Francophone, France
2015 Short Film Market Clermont-Ferrand
2015- Tricky Women festival, Vienna
2015.05 Pickford Theatre, Washington
Festival du court métrage de Chalabre dans l'Aude
2015.09 Festival International du Film Nancy Lorraine
2015.09 AniFestROZAFA2015
2018, Semaine de la francophonie, Netherland


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The wolf turned Shepherd

Animation | 8 min | IS/FR | 2011
Pencil colors on paper, 2D computer
HD Pal | DCP | Stereo
French | En ST

Animation: Rebecca Akoun
Sound: Rafi Chen
Music: Gad Emile Zeitune



Synopsis

A wolf with human manners decides to go one step further and disguise himself as a shepherd. A film based on a Fable of Jean de La Fontaine.

Festivals (selection)

Tricky Women festival / 03. 2016, AT
FIFEM,Festival int. du film pour enfant de Montréal, CA
FIFAVA,Festival int. du court métrage, FR
Kineko Kinder film festival Tokyo ,JP
Chicago Int. Children’s Film Festival , USA
24th KINEKO Int. Children’s Film Festival in Tokyo, JP
Ale Kino! Int. Young Audience Film,PL
Anemic Festival , Czech Republic
34. Int. Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! , PL
6th Annual Children's Film Festival Seattle,USA
6th annual REDCAT Int. Children’s ,USA
11e festival du Film Court Francophone, FR
49th Golden Knight Malta Int. FilmFestival, Malta
13th Olympia Int. Film Festival for Children ,Greece
4th Jerusalem Int. Film Festival for Children and Youth, ISR
Festival Silhouette , FR
Asheville International Children's Film Festival, U.S.A
2 ANDkids World Film Festival , U.S.A
Festival int. du film merveilleux et imaginaire, FR
ReAnimania Int. Animation Film Festival of Yerevan, AM
Cinefil festival, FR

Distribution

Les films du Préau/ Arte, France

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Gabriel’s story

Animation | 2 min | IS | 2010
Rotoscopie, 2D computer
HD Pal | DCP | Stereo
English | En ST
Financial support MA7

Animation: Rebecca Akoun
Production: Asylum Seeker
Screenplay: Based on Gabriel’s interview



Synopsis

Gabriel, a refugee from South Sudan describes crossing the border from Egypt to Israel, where refugees are often shot by Egyptian border patrol. An unknown number have been deported by Israel back into the hands of the Egyptian border patrol, their fate unknown.


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