A Family Portrait / A Family Portrait
Joseph PierceUnited Kingdom / 2009 / 4' 30''
Tuškanac Cinema, 16:00 h
A family portrait goes horribly wrong as jealousy and suspicion bubble to the surface under the photographer's relentless gaze. As the session reaches a disturbing conclusion, it is clear that this will truly be a day to remember.
Writer and director Joseph Pierce is an award-winning animator and filmmaker with a background in film, theatre and experimental art. In 2008, he graduated with an MA in Animation Direction from National Film and Television School. After his multi-awarded graduation film Stand Up (2008), his debut film A Family Portrait (2009) has won major prizes at festivals in Stuttgart, Clermont-Ferrand, Hiroshima, London and Bristol. He works in London as a freelance animator.