CAT NOIR

Animated Short (2018)
6 min

Synopsis:

A black cat, the sound of rain, a letter. He learns that his wife has left him. Now he wants to take his own life. The only witness of his desperation is the black house cat, which he misuses for his tragic plan. But the wife is already on her way back to him. Will she arrive on time before he can carry out his tragic plan?

Producer:
F+F School for Art and Design

Co-Producer:
ONeil Entertainment Filmproductions

Distributor:
Co-Producer (Switzerland)

TV Premiere:

September 5, 2019 on SRF 1

Awards:
*Nominated for Best Animated Short*
*Nominated for Best Student Animated Short*
Palm Springs Int. Shortfest 2019 (USA)

*Ouchy Film Award for Best Animation*
Ouchy Film Awards 2019 (Switzerland)

*Special Mention*

Saint-Petersburg Int. Film Festival 2019 (Russia)

*RIFF Award for Best Short Animation Film*

Rome Independent Film Festival 2018 (Italy)

*Best Animation*

The Lancaster Int. Short Film Festival 2018 (USA)

*Best Student Film*
Ridgefield Independent Film Festival 2018 (USA)

*Special Mention Award*

Global Shorts 2018 (USA)

*2nd Prize*
Ostschweizer Kurzfilmwettbewerb 2018 (Switzerland)

*Best Animation (Student)*

Kolkata Shorts Int. Film Festival 2018 (India)

*Best Short Animation*
San José Int. Film Awards 2018 (Costa Rica)

*Best Animated Short*
*Best Screenplay in a Short Film*
*Best Music Score in a Short Film*
Baja CineFest 2018 (Mexico)

Festivals:

September 2019

QUEBEC CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)

17th FANTOCHE (Switzerland)

June 2019

25th PALM SPRINGS INT. SHORTFEST (USA)

23rd BUCHEON INT. FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (South Korea)

May 2019

INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Cyprus)

 

April 2019

20th SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL OFFENBURG (Germany)
JAIPUR FILM WORLD (India)
WEGIEL FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)
20th CELLU L'ART KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Germany)

March 2019

OUCHY FILM AWARDS (Switzerland)

 

February 2019

SAINT PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Russia)

January 2019

SNOWDANCE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)

December 2018
OSTSCHWEIZER KURZFILMWETTBEWERB (Switzerland)

LONDON INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (UK)
BAJA CINEFEST (Mexico)

November 2018
THE LANCASTER INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (USA)

AMARCORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
ROME INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

31st EXGROUND FILMFEST WIESBADEN (Germany)
34th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Germany)

KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (UK)

October 2018

SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (USA)

LINZ INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Austria)

LIVERPOOL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (UK)

34th WARSAW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)

33rd INDEPENDENT FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Germany)

RIDGEFIELD INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
SAN JOSÉ INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS (Costa Rica)
ANATOMY: CRIME & HORROR INT. FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)

September 2018

SATURNIA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

13th SHORTS MEXICO (Mexico)

JOZI FILM FESTIVAL (South Africa)
23rd MILANO FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

August 2018

SACRAMENTO UNDERGROUND FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL (USA)

FARM FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

July 2018

VIENNA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Austria)

ANIMART GREECE (Greece)

34th CARTOON CLUB RIMINI (Italy)

KOLKATA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (India)

Links:

IMDb

Swiss Films

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