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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday is an outlook vision about the duel between the bible hero Jesus and a man-made robot. Does the robot manage to break the formed dogmas and convert the religion into his favour or will the status quo remain firm?


2017/ Recontre Audiovisuelles Lille France 14.,15.,21.,22.04.

2014/ 30th International Film Festival Festroia Setubal Portugal 06.-15.06.

2013/ Short Film Day Berlin Germany 21.12.

2013/ Expotoon International Animation Festival Buenos Aires Argentina 13.15.11.

2013/ International ContraVision Film Festival Contra Medienwerkstatt e.V. Berlin Germany 12.- 15.09.

2013/ 33rd Cambridge Film Festival UK 19.-29.09.

2013/ Sapporo International Short Film Festival Japan 11.-16.09.

2013/ Milano Film Festival competition Focus on Animation Italy 05.-15.09.

2013/ VIII International Festival of Contemporary Animation and Madia-Art LINOLEUM 09.07.-08.09.

2013/ FILMETS Badalona Film Festival Spain 08.-17.11.

2013/ 20th KROK International Animated Film Festival Kyiv Ukraine 01.-10.09.

2013/ XXIV edition of the International Festival of Archaelogical Film Roverto Italy
01.-05.10. section Archaeology and Society

2013/ Positivus Music Festival Riga Latvia 19.-21.07.

2013/ 2nd InDpolar International Animation Festival Hong Kong China July

2013/ Rooftop Films Summer Series Brookly USA 12.06.

2013/ MEDIAWAVE International Film and Music Festival Gyr Hungary 30.04.-04.05.

2013/ 12th International Festival of Animated Films AniFest Praha Czech Republic 26.04.-01.05.

2012/ 5th International Festival of Animation ANIMACAM TV Ourense Spain

2012/ 12th Oldengurg Short Film Days zwergWERK Germany 22.-25.11.

2012/ Animateka International Animation Film Festival Ljubljana Slovenia 03.-09.12 Panorama

2012/ 8th Istanbul Animation Festival Turkey Nov.

2012/ 14th Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams - Estonian Animation Tallinn Estonia 14.-18.11.

2012/ Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival Canada 19.-22-10.

2012/ Fredrikstad Animation Festival Norway 08.-11.11

2012/ ALCINE- The European Short Film Festival Madrid Spain 10.-16.11.

2012/ 3rd Se-Ma-For Film Festival Lodz Poland 10.-13.10.

2012/ International animation Film Festival TINDIRINDIS Vilnius Lithuania 22.-28.10.

2012/ 55th International Leipzig festival for Documentary and Animated Films Germany 29.10.-04.11.

2012/ Nordisk Panorama 5 Cities Film Festival Oulu Finland 21.-26.09.

2012/ International Animation Festival & Forum Animasyros- Greece 20.-23.09.

2012/ 7th Anim`est International Animation Film Festival ( Audience Award section) 05.-14.10. Bucurest Romania

2012/ Anibar International Animation Festival Peja Kosovo 22.-27.08

2012/ 2nd Stoptrik International Film Festival in Maribor Slovenia 07.-09.09.
2012/ Norrkping Film Festival Flimmer Sweden 05.-14.10.

2012/ International Short and Animation Film Festival OPEN CINEMA 27.07.-03.08. St. Petersburg Russia

2012/ 7th World Festival of Animated Film Varna Bulgaria 10-15.09

2012/ 5th International International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art Lviv Ukraine 26.-29.

2012/ Patras International Film Festival Greece 30.09.-06.10.

2012/ 3rd GOLDEN KUKER Sofia International Animation Film Festival Bulgaria 11.-17.06.

2012/ 6th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival Korea 22.-28.08.

God Bless America!

Creation techniques: marnukk/classical puppet
Year of production: 2012
Duration: 12'
Premiere: detsember 2011
Colours: colour  
Sound format: stereo  
Genre: Author film  
Target audience: adults  
Script: Riho Unt
Direction: Riho Unt
Camera: Urmas Jemees
Design: Riho Unt
Animation: Marili Toome,Andres Tenusaar
Music: Malle Maltis
Sound: Horret Kuus
Puppets and decoration: Klli Jaama, Taivo Mrsepp,Kaarel Kbarsepp,Heigo Eeriksoo
Decoration prepatarion: Mait Erik , Roman Kuznetsov
CGI composer: Raivo Mllits, Villem Tammaru
3D digital compositing: Raivo Mllits,Villem Tammaru
Digital postproduction: Raivo Mllits,Villem Tammaru
Make up: Ivika Luisk
Editing: Riho Unt
Light: Olari Lass
Cast: Tnu Oja , Priit Vigemast
Producer: Arvo Nuut
Production assistant: Maret Reismann, Kerdi Oengo
Produced by: Nukufilm O
Distribution: O Nukufilm

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In Nukufilm Studios there has been filmed the first digital stereocpical stop-animation puppet-film ever, together with Moscow Film and Photo Technology Reseach Institute NIKFI. NIKFI has come up with a special technology for making stereoscopical films and they have been awarded with Oscar in 1991...
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