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The Shell

  • Topic : Handicap
  • Category : International
  • Director : 16 French (visually impaired) and Luxembourger adults (impaired cognitive and motor)
  • Co-ordinated & directed by : Louise-Marie Colon & Siona Vidakovic
  • Script : 16 French (visually impaired) and Luxembourger adults (impaired cognitive and motor)
  • Technique : Puppet animation
  • Editor : Louise-Marie Colon
  • Music : Stéphane Kaufeler
  • Length : 12 minutes
  • Version : French, English subtiltes
  • Synopsis
  • Award(s)
  • Festivals

Synopsis

One morning, Sam finds a small shell on his back. Each day, it grows and becomes more and more cumbersome. Could he live with this strange and pervasive appendix?

Award(s)

Main Competition Animation Category Special Jury Prize au Festival Open Cinema 2013 (Russie)

Festivals

  • Anima Mundi 2015 (Brazil)
  • Festival du Court Métrage pour Jeune Public 2015 (France)
  • Cinematic Festival 2014 (France)
  • Cortoons 2014 (Italy)
  • MONSTRA – Lisbon Animated Film Festival 2014 (Portugal)
  • ImagéSanté 2014 (Belgium)
  • Tricky Women 2014 (Austria)
  • International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheel 2014 (Turkey)
  • Anima 2014 (Belgium)
  • Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers 2014 (France)
  • Corto Imola Festival 2013 (Italy)
  • Aguilar de Campoo 2013 (Spain)
  • EOP – Extra & Ordinary People 2013 (Belgium)
  • Traces de Vies 2013 (France)
  • Festival A Nous de Voir 2013 (France)
  • Média 10-10 2013 (Belgium)
  • Festival International du Film d’Amiens 2013 (France)
  • DOK Leipzig 2013 (Germany)
  • Festival du Cinéma International en Abitibi-Témiscamingue 2013 (Canada)
  • TINDIRINDIS – International Animation Film Festival in Vilnius 2013 (Lithuania)
  • Se-Ma-For Film Festival 2013 (Poland)
  • Ecollywood 2013 (France)
  • Tofuzi 2013 (Georgia)
  • KINOFEST – International Digital Film Festival 2013 (Romania)
  • SHORT FORM – International Short Film Festival 2013 (Serbia)
  • Contravision 2013 (Germany)
  • CICDAF – China International Animation and Digital Arts Festival 2013 (China)
  • Animaevka 2013 (Belarus)
  • SUPERTOON – International Animation Festival 2013 (Croatia)
  • Festival du Film Court Francophone d’Atakpamé 2013 (Togo)
  • Annecy 2013 (France)
  • Festival National du Court Métrage Handica-Apicil 2013 (France)