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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2016

From the moment she was born, Vaysha was a very special girl. With her left eye she can only see into the past, and with her right she can only see the future. The past isfamiliar and safe, the future is sinister and threatening. The present is a blind spot.

Original Title Blind Vaysha
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 8'
Production Year 2016
Nationality Canada
Directed by Theodore Ushev
Screenplay Theodore Ushev
Based on the novel by Georgi Gospodinov
Sound Olivier Calvert
Produced by Marc Bertrand, Julie Roy

blind vaysha reg Theodore Ushev
Born in Kyustendil, Bulgaria in 1968, he studied animation at the Academy of Music, Danceand Fine Arts in Plovdiv and graphic design at the National Academy of Art in Sofia. In 1999 he moved to Montreal and began work as an animator. His short films L’HOMME QUI ATTENDAIT (THE MAN WHO WAITED), from a story by Franz Kafka, and TZARITZA were screened and awarded in several film festival. Alongside his work as a filmmaker he also lectures in animation.

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