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Present, The

German title: Das Geschenk
Germany, 2014, 4 min.

Director: Jacob Frey
Production company:
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
Akademiehof 10
71638 Ludwigsburg

Age recommendation: 5 years and up
Film genre: Animation

Synopsis:
The short tells the story of a boy who rather spends his time indoors playing videogames instead of discovering whats waiting in front of the door. One day his Mum decides to get a little surprise for his son, which makes it hard for him to concentrate on his video game.

Comments:
The story is based on one of the wonderful comic strips from mentirinhas.com.br (portugiese only)

Festivals:
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2014 (Grand Prize)
Cartoon Club 2014 (awarded)
Int. Family Fest, Hollywood 2014 (awarded)
Filmschau BW, Stuttgart 2014 (awarded)
Filmfest Pisek 2014 (awarded)
Puchon PISAF, Korea (audience award)
Anima Arte, Rio de Janeiro (audience award)
FESA, Belgrad 2014 (awarded)
115th Short Film Festival, Charlotte 2014 (awarded)
ENFOQUE, Puerto Rico 2014 (awarded)
Animalada, Secilla 2014 (awarded)
Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro 2015
Annecy 2015
Nashville Film Festival 2015
ITFS Stuttgart 2015
Palm Springs Int. Film Festival 2015

Website: http://www.jacobfrey.de/thepresent/

Video: Trailer

 

World sales address/es:
Filmakademie Ludwigsburg (D)