The Wild Boar

 

Synopsis
A homeless orphan, an animalistic little kid escapes the big city into the darkness of the woods. It is there that the kid meets a creature mightier than ever imagined.

Genre Animation, drama
Length  13min
World Premiere Hiroshima International Animation Festival, International Competition, August 2016

Director Bella Szederkényi
Producer
Lissi Muschol
Co-Producers Thomas Schmitt – Christian Popp
Service Producer HU György Czutor
Script Bella Szederkényi
Editor David Hartmann
Music Fabrizio Tentoni
Re-Recording Mixer Paul Rischer
Sounddesigner Péter B. Lukacs
Animation Paul Vibert Vallet – Samuel Weikopf – Gregor Dashuber – Inês Ferreira – Giulia Valenti – Cynthia Calvi – Marilou Sarah-Rouche – Jon Boutin – Loup Bouchet

Awards/Mentions
Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Foundation for international cooperation Eastern Europe, Category Animation, 2014
Prädikat „besonders wertvoll“ FBW Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung, 2016 (seal of approval: highly reccommended by the film rating agency, Germany)
Special Mention at Pentedattilo Film Festival, Italy, 2016

Festivals
Hiroshima International Animation Festival – World Premiere
International Competition, August 2016
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival – UK Premiere
Competition, September 2016
BIAF – Bucheon International Animation Festival – Korea Premiere
Short Film Competition, October 2016
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival – Netherlands Premiere
Animated Professional Competition, October 2016
Primanima World Festival of First Animations, October 2016 – Hungarian Premiere
Début Film Category, October 2016
Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist – Ukraine Premiere
International Short Competition, October 2016
CICFF – Chicago International Children’s Film Festival – US Premiere
October/November 2016
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival
International Competition, November 2016
Leeds International Film Festival
Animation Competition, November 2016
Séquence Short Film Festival, France
International Animation Competition, November 2016
Interfilm – 32. Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Berlin
German Competition, November 2016
PÖFF 20 – Black Nights Film Festival
Animated Dreams, World Panorama Section, November 2016
Two Short Nights Film Festival, UK
Animation Abstractions Competition, December 2016
Forum des Images, Coup de Cours
Paris, France, December 2016
Pentedattilo Film Festival
Animation Section, Calabria, Italy, December 2016
Premiere Plan Film Festival
Special Program Fontevraud Residency, Anger, France, January 2017
New York International Children’s Film Festival
New York, USA, March 2017
Anima, Brussels Animation Film Festival
International Competition, Shorts, Professionals Films, Belgium, February 2017
VOID, International Animation Film Festival
Copenhagen, Denmark, January/February 2017
Glas Animation Festival, Berkeley, California, March 2017
International Showcase
BeThere! 2017 Corfu Animation Festival, Greece, March/April 2017
Panorama Section
Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, Holland, March 2017
Narrative Section
Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Germany, March 2017
Plattenfilme Section
HAFF, Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, Holland, March 2017
International Competition Shorts
5th Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival, Hungary, March/April 2017
Expats Section
Giffoni Experience, Generation +18 Animation Section, Italy, July 2017
Anibar International Animation Festival, Internat. Competition, Kosovo, August 2017

…to be continued!

Television & Other
Arte – 08.09.2016, 02:30am, online for 7 days on Arte mediathek in France and Germany
D-Video – since 01.09.2016, Subscription-VoD, Japan only

International Sales
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Director
Bella Szederkényi is a Hungarian animation director, designer and teacher.
She completed her MA degree as an animation artist at the Hungarian MOME University with the animated short film ORSOLYA. The film has won several prizes, and was selected for the competition programmes of many prestigious international animation festivals.
She also took part in various different workshops (ASF, Transform@Lab), and spent one semester at the ASFA University in Athens. Since 2010 she has been lecturing at the animation department of MOME, and has completed 3 years research into ‘online content development’ for her DLA degree. In 2015 she founded the Cub Animation Studio with her colleague Bálint Farkas Gelley.