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Urbanimatio (2016)

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Animation | Other categories Duration 08:09


This film is a poetical portrayal of the evolution and devolution, ageing yet also constant regeneration of an anonymous city sphere. Its only companion and support is the music, which draws its rhythmic structures from the surrounding buildings and architectonic cadences. It makes visible by magic the dynamics of the coexistence of stone, concrete, wood and metal; the film is giving life to static matter by the means of HYPERLAPSE. It is magical realism in its most natural form. The difference from classical animation techniques is, that when normally to create an illusion of movement every single take is phased ...

Director: Hardi Volmer | Urmas Jõemees

Keywords: architecture | city | music | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Voldik
Film Category Animation, Other categories, Experimental
Duration 08:09


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Producer Hardi Volmer
Director Hardi Volmer | Urmas Jõemees
Cinematographer Urmas Jõemees | Hardi Volmer
Composer Ülo Krigul
Sound Designer Ülo Krigul

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Nomination, EFTA - National Estonian Film and Television Awards (Estonia), 2017, Category: Best Animated Film
  • Participation, PÖFF: Animated Dreams - Animation Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2015
  • Participation, Trickfilm - Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (Germany), 2016, Programme: Panorama

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm