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SEAFF 2017 | LUCY

Lucy is the story about a boy who visits a paleologic expo with his absent-minded parents. Then the 4-million-year-old Lucy comes alive. The computer animated film Lucy was premiered and screened in the grand competition at Animafest Zagreb 2015.

Evert de Beijer studied graphic design at the Graphic School and the State Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam where he became interested in photography and animated filmmaking. In 2011 (In the context of the ‘Filme im Schloss’ Animated Film Festival) Evert was awarded the Prize of the City of Wiesbaden for his artistic and innovative contribution to animated film.

SEAFF 2017 | BATFISH SOUP

Batfish Soup is a fictionalized absurdist film based on memories of freakish childhood visitations with grandparents. Violence, senseless fear, and play become indistinguishable as the characters dance their way through the evening. Wacky relatives give way to mounting tensions with broken dolls, boiling stew and a bang.

Amanda Bonaiuto received her BFA in fine art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 2012. She is now an MFA candidate in the Experimental Animation program at California Institute of the Arts, expected to graduate in 2018. Her work has screened in many festivals, including: Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Stuttgart Festival of Animated Films, Ottawa International Animation festival and more.

SEAFF 2017 | AURELIA

An enigmatic fantasy mystery that takes a journey to reveal some secrets of the city at night were a young girls story of an unusual phenomenon to which her life is bound: a worldwide jelly-fish invasion.

This intricately designed sci-fi/fantasy animation has been awarded the prize of Athens International Film Festival and was nominated for the award of the Greek Film Academy.
Christos Bourandas studied architecture at NTUA. In recent years, he has worked with digital media as a 3D designer, animator and filmmaker. Kreon Krionas is a self-taught animator/designer with a creative background in short graphic stories, software programming and synth music. His has a passion for art and digital technologies and in the recent years he has been experimenting with animation techniques that combine rotoscoping, CGI and traditional animation.

SEAFF 2017 | KILLER RECIPE

An avocado, who is a scientist, inadvertently invents tortilla chips that want to eat him. His tomato friend helps him destroy and dispose of the menace. But his creation proves to be resilient… and hungry.

Chadwick Whitehead draws, animates, makes prints and plays songs. He studied picture-making in Chicago, Tokyo and New York. He received a BA from Columbia College Chicago (cinematography and animation) in 2000. In 2006, he received an MFA in Illustration as a Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts in New York.