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Animation Movie ‘The Gift’ Is So Adorable

  • IWB Post
  •  July 29, 2015

Directed by Julio Pot and produced by Cecilia Baeriswyl, the animated movie ‘The Gift’ is so cute and touching that you would certainly want to watch it on repeat mode.

So far, it has been selected in more than 100 international festivals, included Animamundi (Brasil), Animpact (South Korea), CutOut Fest (México), Busan (South Korea), Mar del Plata Film Festival (Argentina) and Siggraph Asia.

‘The Gift’ is a story of an ordinary couple. The boy gives her a small blue sphere pulled out of his chest as a gift. We think it is his heart/soul. The blue sphere stays with her all the while during the happy times. But even after they decide to break up, she refuses to give the gift back to him. What happens next is heart-touching.

Below is the list of all the prizes this movie has managed to grab:

-Best international shortfilm, Festival de Cine de Roca, España.

-Special Jury Prize, IV Festival Mundial de Cine extremo de Veracruz, México.

-Best script, ShortWeek festival, Spain.

-Best Animation and Best in Event, Sound & Image Challenge 2014. Macau, China.

-Best Shortfilm “Mar de Chicos”, Mar del Plata Film Festival.

-Adult Jury Prize and Kid’s Jury Prize, YoungAbout international film festival 2014. Bologna, Italy.

-Audience award, Innersound international new arts festival. Bucarest, Rumania.

-Best script, Curtmiratges festival, Barcelona, Spain. Finalist “Jury prize” y “Best music”.

-Best shortfilm, Kids Jury. 16vo Festicine Kids, Colombia.

-Best animated shortfilm. FECLAC 2013. Santiago, Chile.

-Best animated shortfilm. Mecal Chile 2013. Santiago, Chile.

-Audience award for the best film. Aninetwork Fest.

-Mention animated shortfilm. Unframe festival 2013, La rioja, Argentina.

-Special mention. Libélula Fest 2013. Barcelona, Spain.

-Honorable mention. Fam Fest 2014. South Carolina, EEUU.

-Special Mention, V Festival de Cine: Infancia y Adolescencia “Ciudad de Bogotá” 2014, Bogotá, Colombia.

Enjoy the film here:

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