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Category: Edition 2017

Young princess Maria has had about enough of her royal life – it’s all lesson, responsibilities and duties on top of each other, every hour of every day. Overwhelmed, Maria is swept away on an adventure into the monster-filled dark, dark woods.

Original Title Dark, Dark Woods
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 6'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Denmark
Directed by Emile Gignoux
Background artist Emile Gignoux
Editor Emile Gignoux
Animator Julia Mika Andersson, Alexandre Hatimi, Louise Hovgård, Nicole Fortes
Animation Mik Løvenbalch Kirchheiner
Lead character designer Julia Mika Andersson
Sound Louise Hovgård, Thomas Christensen
Visual development Nicole Fortes
Music Kenneth H. Lampl, Kirsten Lampl
Art Director Lilith Pilgaard
Main cast Signe Frausig (Princess Maria)
Stefan Nielsen (King Flemming)
Lilith Pilgaard (Queen Adelind)
Jens Leonhard Aagaard (monster)
Mik Løvenbalch Kirchheiner (monster)
Jessica Laurent (monster)
Emil Salling (monster)
Produced by Michelle Nardone

--- regista --- emile gignouxEmile Gignoux
Emile has recently graduated in Character Animation at the Animation Workshop (Denmark), where she directed her first short movie, DARK, DARK WOODS. She really enjoys interactions between nature and people, and hopes to capture glimpses of these in her work.

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