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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2016

A small penguin is afraid of water and can't swim with other penguins. But desire to have friends is much more stronger than all the fears and barriers.

Original Title The Unwashed penguin
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 5'
Production Year 2015
Nationality Russia
Directed by Isabelle Favez
Screenplay Mikhail Aldashin
Produced by Andrei Dobrunov

Headshot favez isabelleIsabelle Favez
Isabelle was born in 1974 in Berne, Switzerland. She is a writer/director, animator and illustrator, working mainly on animation films. In 1994 she joined the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst in Zurich (HGKZ). She graduated in Film/Videogestalterin in 1999. Since then she has focused on the production of animation films, and has directed seven films to this day. Her films have been selected in many film festivals, including Berlin, Hiroshima, Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa, Stuttgart, and have won numerous awards. She also works as a freelance animator and illustrator for various clients. Among her short films: MESSAGES DANS L’AIR (2014), Au cœur de l’hiver (2012), TARTE AUX POMMES (2006).

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