Programm

DEUX BALLONS (TWO BALLOONS)

Mark C. Smith

USA, 2017 / 9 min / Ohne Worte / Animationsfilm

Teil des Kurzfilmprogramms Easygoing Teddy

Zwei Lemure durchstreifen die Lüfte auf der Suche nach einander.

Zwei abenteuerliche Lemure, Bernard und Elba, navigieren ihre beiden Luftschiffe über den halben Globus um an sich an einem Ort zwischen Wolken und Sternen wiederzusehen. Doch Zufall und Schicksal drohen ihr Wiedersehen zu vereiteln.

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Awards
  • Best International Animated Film, Altan Khalis Independent Film Festival, 2019 (Mongolia)
  • Jury Prize for the Best Animated Short, Berlin Short Film Festival, 2019 (Germany)
  • Best of the Fest for the Best Animation Film, Breckenridge Festival of Film, 2019 (USA)
  • Festival Prize for the Best Animation, Canberra Short Film Festival, 2019 (Australia)
  • Best of Fest, Colony Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Best Animation, Discover Film London Festival, 2019 (UK)
  • Jury Award for the Best Animated Short, Garden State Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Festival Prize for the Best Short Film, Hamilton Film Festival, 2019 (Canada)
  • Jury Award for Best Animation, Kansas International Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Jury Prize for the Best International Film, Little Big Shots, 2019 (Australia)
  • Jury Award for the Best Animation – Stop Motion, Long Island International Film Expo, 2019 (USA)
  • Jury Award for the Best Short Drama, Magnolia Independent Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Achievement in Filmmaking, Mammoth Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Children’s Jury Prize for the Best Short Film, Montréal International Children’s Film Festival, 2019 (Canada)
  • Jury Award for the Best Animated Work, Santa Cruz Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Jury Prize for the Best Animated Short, Sarasota Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Audience Award for the Best Short Film, Sarasota Film Festival, 2019 (USA)
  • Best Online Film & Video: Animation, The Webby Awards, 2019 (USA)
  • Best Short Film, Ale Kino! – International Young Audience Film Festival, 2018 (Poland)
  • Best Animated Short, Catalina Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animation, Colony Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Music Score, Epic ACG Fest, 2018 (USA)
  • Jury Award for the Most Imaginative Film, First Glance Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animation, Harlem International Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animation Short Film, Hollywood Reed Independent Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animation, Humboldt International Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Jury Prize for the Best Short Film (Northern Shorts), Klamath Independent Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Jury Prize for the Best Animated Short Film, Lower East Side Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Kids Choice Short Film Award – Short Film, Milwaukee Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animated Film, Mind the Indie Film Festival, 2018 (Bulgaria)
  • Jury Award for the Best Animated Film, New Hope Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Grand Prize for the Best Animated Film, New Jersey International Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Jury Prize for the Best International Animation Short, Best Original Music Score & Best of Fest, New Renaissance Film Festival, 2018 (UK)
  • Best Animated Film, Norwich Film Festival, 2018 (UK)
  • Jury Award – Fest Forward Best Animation, Oxford Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Jury Special Commendation – Animation Short Narrative, Port Townsend Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animation, Red Dirt International Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • First Prize – Best Short Animation, Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Best Animated Short, Salento International Film Festival, 2018 (Italy)
  • Jury Award for the Best Animated Short Film, Sonoma International Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Adult Jury Award for the Best Animated Short Film, TIFF Kids International Film Festival, 2018 (Canada)
  • Audience Award, Walla Walla Movie Crush, 2018 (USA)
  • Audience Award, We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Maverick Award for the Best Animated Short, Woodstock Film Festival, 2018 (USA)
  • Children’s Jury Award – Special Distinction, Zagreb World Film Festival of Animated Films, 2018 (Croatia)
  • Best Animation/Stop Motion, Oniros Film Award, 2017 (Italy)
  • Jury Prize for the Best Short, Providence Children’s Film Festival, 2017 (USA)
Cast & Credits
Drehbuch 
Mark C. Smith
Ton 
Eric A. Norris
Szenerie 
Mark C. Smith
Musik 
Peter Broderick
Produktion 
Four Winters Films
Verleih 
Little KMBO
Animation 
Teresa Drilling
Biografie

Mark C. Smith ist ein amerikanischer Filmemacher aus Portland, Oregon. Er produzierte die Filme North (2010), Denmark (2011) und A House, A Home (2012). Als Kameramann hat er über mehrere Jahre Winterexpeditionen in Nord- und Südamerika begleitet und gefilmt. Er ist Co-Autor zweier Bücher über Fotografie, Osterlandet und The Power Road. Two balloons (2017) ist sein erster Animationsfilm.

Filmografie
  • 2017 – Two Balloons (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • 2010 – North (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)