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World Festival of Animated Film /
short and feature film edition 6 - 11 June 2016
World Festival of Animated Film / short and feature film edition 6 - 11 June 2016
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Psiconautas, los niños olvidados / Psychonauts, the Forgotten Children

GRAND COMPETITION FEATURE FILM

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Psiconautas, los niños olvidados / Psychonauts, the Forgotten Children


Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez

Spain / 2015 / 75' 48''



Projections


Wednesday, 08. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 22:00 h
Thursday, 09. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 20:00 h


Synopsis


Birdboy and Dinky are two teenagers who have decided to escape from an island devastated by an ecological catastrophe: Birdboy by shutting himself off from the world, Dinky by setting out on a dangerous journey in the hope that Birdboy will accompany her.

Pedro Rivero


Pedro Rivero (Bilbao, 1969) is a producer, director and screenwriter. Screenwriter for several TV animated series and for the feature film Goomer, Goya Award for the Best Spanish Animated Feature Film in 1999. Producer, director and screenwriter of La Crisis Carnívora (2007), the first Spanish feature film in flash animation for theatres. Author of theatrical plays and comic books. Filmography as director: Psiconautas, the Forgotten Children (2015), animated feature film; Birdboy (2010), animated short film (Goya Award for the Best Spanish Animated Short Film 2012, preselected for the Academy Awards (longlist), more than 40 awards and 200 selections); La crisis carnívora (Animal Crisis, 2007), animated feature film.

 

Alberto Vázquez


Alberto Vázquez is an animation director, illustrator and cartoonist. His books and comics have been published in countries like Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Korea. He has written and directed the short animations Birdboy and Unicorn Blood based on his comics. His work has been nominated on two occasions for the Goya Awards, winning the Goya Best Animated Short Film in 2012. He has won over 60 awards at international festivals and his works have been screened at prestigious festivals worldwide such as Annecy, Clermond-Ferrand, Animafest Zagreb or Slamdance. He just finished his first feature film Psiconautas, the Forgotten Children, co-directed with Pedro Rivero, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Vázquez himself.

 

Director

Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez


Production

Zircozine Animation, Basque Films, Abrakam Estudio, La Competencia


Screenplay

Alberto Vázquez


Storyboard

Alberto Vázquez


Music

Aranzazu Calleja


categories

GRAND COMPETITION FEATURE FILM