An animated short film | 9’4’’ | digital cut-out, drawing on paper | no dialogues

© VIRAGE FILM 2016 | |

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Anton is lost in his own head until one day a yellow boot brings him to an exit.


FANTOCHE 2016 Swiss Audience Award and Swiss High Risk Jury Award

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival 2016 – Animated Grand Prix Award

BALKANIMA 2016 - Special Mention

Animalada 2016 – Sevilla Animation festival Audience Award

Solothurner Filmtage 2017 – 1st Audience Award (Swiss animation competition)

Athens Animfest 2017 - Special Mention

Silhouette Festival 2017 - Children Audience Award

Stockholm Experimental & Animation Film festival 2016 – 3rd Audience Award

Sedicicorto International Film Festival - LUMINOR ANIMALAB award

Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival 2017 - Special Mention


An animated short film | 6’55’’ | digital cut-out | no dialogues | DCP

© VIRAGE FILM 2013 | |

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For years now, the kiosk has been Olga‘s little home simply because her sweet tooth and monotonous life has made her bigger than the exit. To distract herself, she reads travel magazines and dreams of being far away. An absurd incident starts the beginning of her journey.


Swiss Film Award 2014 (Best Animation) | Ismailia Film Festival 2014, Egypt, Golden Tablet for the best animation |49. Solothurner Filmtage, Audience Award 2nd place (Animation) | Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Ljubljana, Special mention of the Elephant jury | Bornshorts Film Festival, Denmark, Special Mention | Cadrage: 2013, Kategorie: Succès, Preis / Auszeichnung: 2. Platz Kurzfilm | Central and Eastern European Film Festival “CinEast”, Luxembourg Audience Award for the Best Short Animated Film | China International Animation and Digital Arts Festival (CICDAF), Special Jury Award in Student Work Category | FANTOCHE 2013, CH, Audience Award (Swiss competiton) | FANTOCHE 2013, CH Jury Special Mention | Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS, Best Latvian short | Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS, sympathy Award by Relaks Ture | Short Shorts Film Festival Mexico, Special Mention

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