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Pineapple Calamari

 

Winner - Best Animated Short Film Sitges Fantastic Film Festival 2014 (Spain)

Winner - Special Jury Prize for Achievement in Animation Nashville Film Festival (USA)

Winner - Artist-in-Residence Award Tricky Women International Animation Film Festival 2015 (Austria)

Winner - Best Student Film Animasyros International Animation Festival 2015 (Greece)

Winner - Honorable Mention Sehsüchte Film Festival (Germany)

Nominated - Best Postgraduate Animation Royal Television Society Student Television Awards 2014

Official Selection - ANIMAGE International Animation Festival of Pernambuco 2014 (Brazil)

Official Selection - Anima Mundi International Film Festival 2014 (Brazil)

Official Selection - Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2014 (France)

Official Selection - Be There! Corfu Animation Festival 2014 (Greece)

Official Selection - Fantoche International Animation Film Festival 2014 (Germany)

Official Selection - Guanajuato International Film Festival 2014 (Mexico)

Official Selection - LOCO London Comedy Festival (UK)

Official Selection - London International Animation Festival 2014 (UK)

Official Selection - Ottawa International Animation Festival 2014 (Canada)

Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival 2014 (Canada)

Official Selection - XV New British Film Festival Moscov 2014
Official Selection - Stuttgart International Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - LOCO London Comedy Festival 2015
Official Selection - Flatpack Festival 2015
Official Selection - Roanne Cine courte anime 2015
Official Selection - Animatrix International Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - Holland International Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - Nashville International Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Barcelona Sports Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Northwest Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - Fest Anca international Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - International Animation Festival SUPERTOON 2015
Official Selection - Sopot Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - O!PLA 2015
Official Selection - Cinefiesta - Annual Short Film Contest Puerto Rico 2015
Official Selection - Concorto Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - ShorTS International Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - NonStop Barcelona Animacio 2015
Official Selection - International Animated Film Festival Animator 2015
Official Selection - Kaliber35 Munich International Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - Lille International Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Underwire Festival 2015
Official Selection - Anibar Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - Oderkurzfilmspektakel 2015
Official Selection - Jameson Cinefest Miskolc IFF 2015
Official Selection - CICDAF 2015
Official Selection - Bosa Animation Awards - Sardinia Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Animatou Festival 2015
Official Selection - Granada International Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection - Stoptrik IFF 2015
Official Selection - Seoul Best of the Best Animation Festival 2015
Official Selection - Greenhorn 2015
Official Selection - Animateka International Animation Festival 2015

 

In this quirky, colourful stop-motion story, Pineapple Calamari dreams of being a horse-racing champion - but when tragedy befalls the two inseparable women who share his love of riding, he finds his race to the roses abruptly halted.

 

Director: Kasia Nalewajka

Producer: Daniel Negret

Canon 60D

National Film and Television School

 

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