Projects

Projects

Animation Days

SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021
09:30 2h

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The Formula For Water

Original title: Формула воды

Directed by: Oleg Asadulin

Produced by: Yulia Osetinskaya & Lika Blank & Sergey Demchev & Boris Mashkovtsev (SMF Studio & Soyuzmultfilm & Magic Factory Animation)

Country of production: Russia

Runtime: 85 min

Language: Russian, English

Completed in: 2023

Synopsis:

A post-apocalyptical romantic story about a girl Dana who sets on a journey to save her kidnapped father – a scientist who created a machine that may restore the drinking water reserves on the planet.

Animation Days

SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021
09:30 2h

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Teddy Boom

Original title: Плюшевый Бум

Directed by: Denis Belov & Ilia Kupriyanov

Produced by: Ilya Popov (RIKI Group)

Country of production: Russia

Runtime: 75 min

Language: English

Completed in: Fall 2021

Synopsis:

In Teddy Boom you will be taken in a breathtaking adventure with self-assured thief Max who steals a unique relic and hides it inside a teddy bear. By the end of the year you will learn why it’s too late for games, when toys come to life!

Animation Days

SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021
09:30 2h

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Finnick

Original title: Финник

Directed by: Denis Chernov

Produced by: Ilya Popov (RIKI Group)

Country of production: Russia

Runtime: 85 min

Language: English

Completed in: 2022

Synopsis:

Finnick is a young Finn, who doesn’t seem to care about his responsibility of making a home out of the house. Everything changes when a new family comes to his house, where Finnick’s tricks do not work at all, and he meets 13-year old Christine and inexplicable events begin to happen in the city.

Animation Days

SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021
09:30 2h

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The Snow Queen 5

Original title: Снежная Королева 5

Directed by: Alexey Tsitsilin & Andrey Korenkov

Produced by: Vladimir Nikolaev (WIZART)

Country of production: Russia

Runtime: 80 min

Language: English

Completed in: 2021

Synopsis:

New adventures of the well-known heroes of classical Snow Queen fairytale. Kai, Gerda and little wizardress Ila go to the magic world of Mirrorlands to get the Ice Spirits back to the lake Gao.

Animation Days

SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021
09:30 2h

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The Warrior Princess

Original title: Принцесса-рыцарь

Directed by: Alexey Tsitsilin & Vladimir Nikolaev & Alexey Zamyslov

Produced by: Vladimir Nikolaev & Sergey Selyanov (Wizart Animation & CTB)

Country of production: Russia

Runtime: 80 min

Language: English

Completed in: 2021

Synopsis:

The Warrior Princess’ delivers a strong female empowerment message rewriting the classic fairytale narrative. Mila defies the long-held stereotypes of a princess to embody the contemporary and timely themes of individuality, courage and conviction.

Animation Days

SUNDAY 11 JULY 2021
09:30 2h

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The Nutcracker and the Magic Flute

Original title: Щелкунчик и волшебная флейта

Directed by: George Gitis

Produced by: Sergey Selyanov (CTB Film Company & Animation Studio SKAZKA)

Country of production: Russia

Runtime: 80 min

Language: Original Russian + English dubbing available

Completed in: 2022

Synopsis:

On Christmas Eve, Marie turns the size of her toys. The unattractive Nutcracker doll transforms to prince George, who has been put under a spell. In admiring animation adventure Marie, George and their friends travel to the Land of Flowers.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
16:30 45min

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A Light Never Goes Out

Category: HAF Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Anastasia Tsang

Produced by: Saville Chan (A Light Never Goes Out Ltd.

Country of production: Hong Kong

Original title: 燈火闌珊

Genre: Drama, Feature film

Language: Cantonese

Runtime: 100 mins

Completed in: 2021

Accomplishing her late husband’s wish of remaking a mysterious neon sign, a depressed middle-aged widow and the neon signmaker’s protégé discover surprises and bitterness amidst the city’s vanishing glow.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
16:30 45min

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No Winter Holidays

Category: HAF Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Rajan Kathet & Sunir Pandey

Produced by: Rajan Kathet & Sunir Pandey & Gary Kam Byung-Seok (Salpa Films Pvt. Ltd.)

Country of production: Nepal, South Korea

Original title: No Winter Holidays

Genre: Documentary

Language: Nepalese

Runtime: 75 mins

Completed in: 2021

Once married to the same man, two women in their seventies must forget the past and work together to look after an empty, snowbound village for the whole winter.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
16:30 45min

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Red Horse in the Summer Sky

Category: HAF Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Tso-Chi Chang

Produced by: Wen-Hung Kao & Vincent Chen Hou-Ting (SimpleView Production Co., Ltd.)

Country of production: Taiwan

Original title: 夏日天空的那匹紅馬

Genre: Drama, Feature film

Language: Mandarin

Runtime: 100 mins

Completed in: 2021

Jane is a runaway girl who goes to a seaside village in search of her biological father. She meets Liang, who leads Jane on a journey of love and atonement.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
16:30 45min

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Saving One Who Was Dead

Category: HAF Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Václav Kadrnka

Produced by: Václav Kadrnka (Sirius Films)

Country of production: Czech Republic, Slovak Republic

Original title: Saving One Who Was Dead

Genre: Drama, Feature film

Language: Czech

Runtime: 88 mins

Completed in: 2021

When the Father falls into a coma, the Mother and the Son must overcome fear to find the right words to bring him back.