Great news for friends in Mainland China. Schirkoa will be screened on JIA Screen over the next week! Jia Screen is Chinese auteur extraordinaire Jia Zhangke’s new digital platform, where curated international films are featured and reviewed by Chinese critics and audience. We are thrilled to have Schirkoa there and hope they like this dystopian animation.
Here is more about the platform : Variety Article
2017 – Taichung International Animation Festival (Taiwan)
2017 – Palermo International Short Film Festival (Italy)
2017 – Anima Córdoba International Animation Festival (Argentina)
2017 – Edinburgh Short Film Festival (Scotland)
2017 – CyBorg Film Festival (Italy)
A fantastic month of festival run with some big selections and upcoming screenings!
Official Selection/ Pixelatl (Mexico)
Official Selection/ Anibar Festival (Kosovo)
Official Selection/ Prix Ars Electronica Animation Festival (Austria)
Official Selection/ Festival del Cinema d’Arte (Italy)
Official Selection/ Art Serve Red Eye Film & Music Festival (USA)
Official Selection/ Expressions Short Film Festival (India)
Official Selection/ Boston Short Film Festival (USA)
It’s a pleasure to announce that Schirkoa will be distributed all across the world through New Europe Film Sales, Poland. This means over the coming months you might be able to watch Schirkoa on various TV channels and platforms apart from film festivals.
To start things off, those in Spain can catch Schirkoa ‘tonight’ on various Canal + Channels.
Another good month for Schirkoa.
It has won big at Animex Screen & Awards (UK) – The Best Animation Film Award in Professional Category. It has also won Best Animation Film at the Texas International Film Festival.
Screening at the prestigious Melbourne International Film festival was fantastic. Upcoming screenings include New York Film Week (US), Detmold IFF(Germany), Illinois IFF (USA), and the Animanima Festival (Serbia).
2017 – Official Selection/ Animanima Festival (Serbia)
2017 – Official Selection/ New York Film Week (US)
2017 – Official Selection/ Illinois Independent Film Festival (US)
2017 – Official Selection/ International Short Film Festival Detmold (Germany)
2017 – Official Selection/ Melbourne International Animation Festival (AUS)
2017 – Best Animated Short/ Texas International Film Festival (USA)
2017 – Best Animated Short/ Animex Screen & Awards(UK)
Schirkoa is going steady with the festival run. With Animayo (Spain), British Animation Festival, Australian Animation Festival and Animex (UK), it has been in company of some tremendous line up of films.
Here are May Festival Selections:
2017 – Official Selection/ Animex (UK)
2017 – Official Selection/ Super Geek Film Festival (USA)
2017 – Official Selection/ British Animation Film Festival (UK)
2017 – Official Selection/ Mexico International Film Festival (Mexico)
2017 – Official Selection/ Texas International Film Festival (USA)
2017 – Official Selection/ California Indie Film Festival (USA)
2017 – Official Selection/ Australian International Animation Film Festival
2017 – Official Selection/ Animayo (Spain)
Official Selection/ International Animation Festival Chilemonos (Chile)
Official Selection/ Ploiesti International Film Festival (Romania)
Official Selection/ Detroit International Festival of Animation (USA)
Official Selection/ Prokuplje Short Film Festival (Serbia)
So every now and then it’s good to release an accolades poster with most updated festival count and reviews. So here is one!
A note on film’s online release. Schirkoa will continue it’s festival run for the rest of the year followed by a mid 2018 online release. It’s not that bad considering there is some exciting news regarding film’s release through other channels and platforms. But more on that later.
Schirkoa gets selected in the Academy Award Qualifying – Cleveland International Film Festival.
Along with three incredible festivals:
Official Selection/ Cleveland International Film Festival (USA)
Official Selection/ The Anim!Arte – Animation Festival of Brazil (Brazil)
Official Selection/ International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA (Poland)
Official Selection/ Athens Animfest – (Greece)
A quick breakdown of one of the many locations from my short film – Schirkoa (www.schirkoa.com). More breakdowns to follow soon.
Thanks to the cool folks at CG Meetup, Lesterbanks and CG Channel for sharing this breakdown!