Mariano Gabriel Vidal Animation Artist

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Storyboards, Inspirational and Character Art, Animation & Art Direction (2D Animated Segment) by Mariano Gabriel Vidal

'Rice & Matchsticks' (original title: "Arroz y Fósforos")
A story by: Javier Beltramino | Direction: Javier Beltramino

SYNOPSIS
Grief dwells within an old man in overwhelming solitude. His wife’s death and the pragmatic indifference of his son and daughter behold the elderly figure clinging onto a long used suitcase, custodian of his egotist ambitions. But something startling will shake his bitter lethargy, bringing about a magical redemption.

PRIZES
Selected in over 100 film and animation festivals worldwide, including the following recognitions:
Nominated to the 'Premios Cóndor de Plata 2016' (Argentina) for Best Short Film
Best Animation Short Film - Certamen de Cortometrajes VISUALIA (España)
Best Animation Short Film - Festival Internacional del Cortometraje "FIC" (Argentina)
Best Animation Short Film - Latin American Independent Film Awards (México)
Best Animation Short Film - Pachuca Film Festival (México)
Third Prize at the ATHENS ANIMFEST International Festival (Grecia)
Third Prize at THE INDIE GATHERING INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (EEUU)
Third Prize at the CORTISONICI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italia)
Special Mention by the Jury at the 'Festival Internacional de Cine de Animación ANIMAYO' (España)
Special Mention by the Jury at the AROUCA FILM FESTIVAL (Portugal)

Date created: October 2020 2020-10-01T00:00:00+0100
Date published: 15 October 2020 2020-10-15T18:29:29+0100

"Arroz y Fósforos" ('Rice & Matchsticks')

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