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Rising Hope

Original title: Rising Hope
German title: Rising Hope
Germany, 2012, 10 min., no dialogue

Director: Milen Vitanov
Production company:
Milen Vitanov Productions
+49 331 6202564
HFF „Konrad Wolf“

Co-producers: ZDF, Talking Animals Animation Studio
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Film genre: Animation

Rising Hope, who used to be the fastest horse in the world, suddenly turns into a loser. With the help of a new friend - a jack-of-all-trades hound - he finds hope and himself again.

International Animation Festival; Ourense (awarded)
Holland Animation Film Festival 2013 (awarded)
Murnau Short Film Prize Wiesbaden 2013
Plein la Bobine Film Festival for Young People 2013 (awarded)
Berlinale 2012
Atlanta Film Festival 2012
Cartoons on the bay "Pulcinella Awards" 2012
AniFest 2012
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2012
Palm Springs ShortFest 2012
International Film Festival for Children, Zlin, 2012
Capalbio Cinema International Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
SICAF 2012
Hamburg Animation Award 2012
Anima Mundi 2012
Curtas Vila do Conde 2012
Encounters Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
BUSTER Film Festival2012 (awarded)
Viborg Animation Festival 2012
Carrousel international du film de Rimouski 2012
Luxor Egyptian & European Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
Milwaukee Children's Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
Anim'est Internation Film Festival 2012
KROK Int. Animation Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
Klik Animation International Festival 2012 (awarded)
Milwaukee Film Festival 2012
Animateka Int. Animated Film Festival 2012
Int. Children’s Film Festival Filem’on 2012
DOK-Leipzig 2012
Clermont-Ferrand 2012 (awarded)
24 Hours of Nuremberg, Int. Short Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
Short Film Festival Lünen 2012
Schlingel 2012
Anima - Brussels Animation Film Festival 2012
Anilogue Int. Animation Film Festival 2012
Max Ophüls Preis 2013


Study guide: German

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