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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2019 - 19.27 July

GIFFONI50 - 18.29 AUGUST / 26-30 DECEMBER

Archivio Film 2019

HUGO & HOLGER

Category: Edition 2019

Synopsis
Hugo is a boy with a very poor eyesight and a big wish: to own a dog. One day his wish comes true, when he finally meets Holger. Holger is in fact a baby elephant, but all Hugo sees is a big lovely puppy dog.

Original Title HUGO & HOLGER
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 14'
Production Year 2019
Nationality Denmark
Directed by Teddy Halkier Kristiansen
Created by Ole Dalgaard
Storyboard Teddy Halkier Kristiansen
Luca Fattore
Produced by Erik Wilstrup

 regista Teddy Halkier KristiansenTEDDY HALKIER KRISTIANSEN
Teddy was born in 1964. He has been working with films for the last 30 years doing storyboard and design. "Hugo & Holger" is based on a series of children’s books he also illustrated and it is his first short film as both designer and director. Teddy has also created a lot of comic books and children’s picture books and has worked on writer Neil Gaiman’s "The Sandman" series. In 2005, Teddy Kristiansen won the prestigious Eisner Award for Best Comics Painter for his work on the Superman Graphic Novel "It’s a Bird" (written by ManOfAction Steven T. Seagle). In 2019, he won the Blixen Award as the best children's publication for children, for his book "Bezunk and the Squirrel".

 

festival contact
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