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World Festival of Animated Film /
7 to 12 June 2021
World Festival of Animated Film / 7 to 12 June 2021
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Cryptozoo / Cryptozoo

GRAND COMPETITION - FEATURE FILM

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Cryptozoo / Cryptozoo


Dash Shaw

United States / 2021 / 90' 0''



Projections


Tuesday, 08. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 19:00 h
Wednesday, 09. 06.,
Cinema SC, 22:00 h


Synopsis


As cryptozookeepers struggle to capture a baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) they begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a zoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.

Dash Shaw


Dash Shaw is a cartoonist and animator whose latest graphic novel,Cosplayers arrived September 2016 from Fantagraphics Books. His other recent books include Doctors, New School, BodyWorld and Bottomless Belly Button. His animated works includeWheel of Fortune, the Sigur Ros video and Sundance selectionSeraph (co-written with John Cameron Mitchell), and the 2009 IFC web seriesThe Unclothed Man in the 35th Century AD. He wrote and directed the independent animated feature My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea (starring the voice talents of Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph and Susan Sarandon) which played at film festivals around the world, and had a U.S. theatrical release. He was a 2010 Sundance Labs fellow, a 2014-2015 Cullman Center fellow, and a 2016 MacDowell Colony fellow.

 

Director

Dash Shaw


Production

Electric Chinoland


Screenplay

Dash Shaw


Music

John Carroll Kirby


Editing

Lance Edmands, Alex Abrahams


Animation

Emily Wolver


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GRAND COMPETITION - FEATURE FILM