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Category: Edition 2020

Far and wide, nothing but snow, ice and pleasant silence. That is, until a helicopter full of noisy tourists lands. A quick round of selfies and then they’re off again, leaving behind a heap of trash and a tiny dog which is immediately adopted by four Arctic hares.

Original Title Mishou
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 8'
Production Year 2020
Nationality Bulgaria, Germany
Directed by Milen Vitanov
Screenplay Vera Trajanova, Milen Vitanov
Director of photography Olaf Aue
Editor Jens Prausnitz
Animation Milen Vitanov
Production Design Susanna Jerger
Sound Michal Krajczok
Music Leonard Petersen
Original Voices Metodi Litzev
Vera Trajanova
Produced by Milen Vitanov, Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova


Headshot ba92265c51 headshotMILEN VITANOV

Milen was born in 1978 in Prague. He was raised in Sofia (Bulgaria) and graduated in Animation from the University of Film and Television HFF “Konrad Wolf” in Germany in 2007. His shorts - MY HAPPY END (2007), RISING HOPE (2012), NATURAL NOVEL IN 8 CHAPTERS (2015), BANGO VASSIL (2016), MISHOU (2020) - participated in many international festivals and received numerous prestigious awards. Together with a group of fellow graduates and friends he co-founded the Talking Animals Animation Studio in Berlin.