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How would nature react if it were suddenly relieved from our constant pressure? What would the world look like without us?  

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2022
Production country:
Norway
Release date (international):
2022-05-31
Production company:
True Fiction AS
Financing company:
Norwegian Film Institute
Viken Filmsenter
Fond for lyd og bilde
Producer:
Cecilie Bjørnaraa
Film consultant:
Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobsen
Cecilie Stranger-Thorsen

Director

  • Julie Engaas

    Julie Engaas (b.1968) is educated at the National College of the Arts in Oslo, Norway, as well as studies in animation at Volda University College where she graduated in 1998. Since then she has directed several animated shorts, as well as the animated documentaries Sound-Shadows (2008) and Blame it on the Seagull (2013), both screened at numerous international festivals and sold to several TV-networks. Her work has been screened at several art exhibitions in Norway, and Engaas has received many awards for her work. Among other the short film Leonid Shower won both the Audience and Critic's Awards at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in 2004, and Blame it on the Seagull won The Norwegian Film Workers Associations Award at the same festival in 2014. Blame it on the Seagull also won the award for Best Norwegian Short Film at Minimalen, in Trondheim, in 2014 and the Audience Award at Fredrikstad Animation Festival in 2014. Blame it on the Seagull was also screened at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in 2014. 

    Julie Engaas

Festivals

2022:
Krakow Film Festival
2022:
Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Film
2022:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival
2022:
Fredrikstad Animation Festival

Crew

Director:
Julie Engaas
Screenplay:
Julie Engaas
Cecilie Bjørnaraa
Editor:
Julie Engaas
Cecilie Bjørnaraa
Composer:
Ola Fløttum
Sound Design:
Gisle Tveito
VFX supervisor:
Fredrik Harreschou

Technical information

Genre:
Animation
Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in min's:
8'
Language:
No dialogue

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