Når jeg hører fuglene synge, 2016, regi: Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
When I Hear the Birds Sing, 2016, Dir.: Trine Vallevik Håbjørg

When I Hear the Birds Sing (Når jeg hører fuglene synge)

Five Ivorian children had to flee when war broke out in the Ivory Coast after the presidential election in 2010. The children talk about hopes and dreams for the future.

Production and distribution

Production Year
2016
Country of origin
Norway
Release date (national)
2016-06-08
Release date (international)
2016-10-28
Production Company
Råsalt AS
Krokstrandveien 51
1555 Son
Producer
Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Festival Contact
NFI Shorts

Crew

Director
Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Screenplay
Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Editor
Morten Øvreås
Composer
Kouame Sereba
Erik Wøllo
Sound Recording
Øyvind Rydland
Animator
Øyvind Tangseth
Trine Vallevik Håbjørg

Technical information

Genre
Animation
Documentary
Children
Animation technique
Drawings
Format
DCP 2k
Screen ratio
16:9
Colour
Colour
Sound format
Stereo
Length in min's
7' 20"
Language
French
Subtitles
English

Director

Trine Vallevik Håbjørg

Trine Vallevik Håbjørg

Trine Vallevik Håbjørg (b. 1969) is a Norwegian animator and multmedia artist. Trine studied animation at Volda University College in Norway and graduated in 1999 with the film One Morning witch was shown at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad and won the price “Director of another reality” at Black Nights Film Festival in 2000. In 2002 she went to The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, studying Interactiondesign. After several years as a freelancer she co-fonded Råsalt Studio in 2013 together with Øyvind Tangseth. Råsalt studio is an animation and multimedia studio based in Son, a small place 50 km south of Oslo. When I Hear the Birds Sing is the first film she has directed in some years.

Trine Vallevik Håbjørg is also engaged in the Fredrikstad Animation Festival, where she has been chairman of the board since 2012.

Prizes

2016
Chicago International Children's Film Festival: The Liv Ullmann Peace Prize,
Youth Jury Prize- Animated Short Film,
Adult Jury: 2nd Prize, Animated Short Film
Norwegian shorts

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