And The Moon Stands Still

The trailer of the short animated film directed by Yulia Ruditskaya (Belarus, Germany, USA 2017)


Synopsis

The presence of themoon affects all under its glow, but the demon wants to destroy the peacefulworld, he pierces the starts and causes the flood, and he even wants to eat themoon... The film explores the lunar cycle and the energies invoked by itsradiance.

Crew

Directed/designed/animated by Yulia Ruditskaya

Producer: David Lindner Leporda

Script: Yulia Ruditskaya, David Lindner Leporda, Helen Simon, Katharina Koster

Original music score: Izzy Gliksberg

Sound design & mix: Andreas Goldbunner


Filmallee/Yulia Ruditskaya 2017 (c)

Interview with the director:

http://www.wearemovingstories.com/we-are-moving-stories-videos/2017/8/21/hollyshorts-and-the-moon-stands-still


Interview with me and other women directors, participating at Heartland Film Festival 2017 here



Awards and Nominations:

·     Best Design Award at 48th ASIFA East AnimationFestival 2017

·     Excellence in Animation Filmmaking Award,Independent prize Women In Animation 2017

·      Winner Best Animation Short Film at Golden Dragonfly International Short Film Festival 2017

·      Winner Best Animated Film at 11th Vision International Short Film Festival 2017

·      Best 2D Animated Film at 10th Banjaluka International Animation Festival 2017

·      Best Belarusian Animated Film at 20th Animayouka International Animation Festival 2017

·     Special Jury Prize  at 21st AVANCA 2017 International Film Festival

·     Special Jury Prize  at 21st THAI International Film and Video International Festival 2017

·     Award Winner Animation at 22nd Indie GatheringInternational Film Festival 2017

·     Finalist and Nominee at HeartlandInternational Film Festival 2017

·     Finalist at Visioni Corte Film Festival 2017

·     Nominee Best Animated Film at SohoInternational Film Festival New York, NY

·     Nominee Best Animation for the GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD SHORT FILM at the 20th         ShanghaiInternational Film Festival 2017

·     Nominee for Best Animation MINIKINO Film WeekShort Film Festival 2017, Indonesia

·  Nominee for Best Animation FilmstripInternational Film Festival 2017, USA


Festival Selections and Screenings:

U.S. Premiere

Proud to announce our U.S. Premiere at 20th Brooklyn Film Festival

Brooklyn, NY

June 2-11, 2017

Best Design Award at 48th ASIFA East Animation Festival

2017

Women In Animation Independent prize

Excellence in Animation Filmmaking Award

2017

Official Selection at TAFFNY 2017

New York, USA

June 8 - 16, 2017


Official Selection at  Watchout! Film Festival 2017

Tetovo, Macedonia

May 23 - 26, 2017

The projection is on the opening night, May 23, 2017

Nominee Best Animated Film at Soho International Film Festival

New York, NY

June 15 - 22, 2017

Asia Premiere

Nominee Best  Animation for the GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD SHORT FILM at the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival

Shanghai, China

June 17 - 26, 2017

Official Selection at River Film Festival

Porta Portello – Padova, Italy

June 16 - 30, 2017

Screening: June 25 at 22:00



West Coast Premiere at Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017

June 20-26, 2017

Screenings:

Wednesday, June 21 - 11:00 am - Camelot Theatres
as part of the Elements of Nature program

Saturday, June 24 - 8:00 pm - THRILLS & CHILLS program

Official Selection at Cine Pobre Film Festival 2017 

La Paz, Mexico

May 4 - 7, 2017

Cayman Islands Premiere

Excited to announce our Cayman Islands Premiere at Cayman International Film Festival

June 30 - July 3, 2017

Sceening on Sunday, July 2 • 16:00 - 18:00

Official Selection at Pennine FilmFestival 2017 


Accrington, UK

July 7 - 8, 2017

Official Selection at Lake George Film Festival

Lake George, NY

July 10 - 11, 2017

Official Selection at Drunken Film Fest 2017 


Bradford, UK

July 14 – 23, 2017

Screening in the "Darkness" program, Delius Arts Centre 7pm

Official Selection at Supertoon International Animation Festival

Sibenik, Croatia

July 16 - 21 2017

Official Selection at Cartoon Club International Animation Festival

Rimini, Italy

July 17-23, 2017

German Premiere at 24. OpenEyes Filmfest

Marburg, Germany

July 20 - 23, 2017

Screening on the opening night July 20th, at 22:00

Official Selection at 14th annual Animation Block Party

Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek, Brooklyn, New York

July 27 - 30, 2017

Screening: Saturday, JULY 29, 2017 at 7 pm at BAMcinématek

INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM ONE

Special Jury Mention at 21st AVANCA 2017 International FilmFestival

Avanca, Portugal

July 26 - 30, 2017

Official Selection at Kleinkaap Short Film Festival

Kleinkaap, South Africa

July 28 - 30, 2017

Official Selection at CORTOSPLASH International Short Film Festival 2017

Aquarius Village-Policoro, Italy

August 4 - 6, 2017

Official Selection at 35th 2017 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival

Providence, RI

August 8 - 13, 2017

Official Selection at 22nd Indie Gathering International Film Festival

Hudson, Ohio

August 10 - 13, 2017

Screening: Saturday, August 12th at 3:55pm in Screening Room A at

The Clarion Inn & Conference Center


Official Selection at 13th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival

Hollywood, CA

August 10 - 19, 2017

Screening: August  11, FRIDAY 5:00 PM 

Official Selection at 41st Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt

Weiterstadt, Germany

August 10-14, 2017

Official Selection at DEFY Film Festival 2017

East Nashville, TN

August 18 - 19, 2017

Screening: August  18, FRIDAY 6:30 PM

Tickets available here


Official Selection at ANIMAZE International Animation Film Festival

Montreal, Canada

August 17 - 21, 2017

Screening: World Shorts: Part 1 August 18, 2017 6:15 pm 

Tickets available here

Official Selection at 8th Cordoba Film Festival

Cordoba, Colombia

August 19 - 26, 2017

BEST ANIMATED SHORT WINNER at Golden Dragonfly International Short Film Festival

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

August 21 - 26, 2017

Official Selection at 13 Monterrey International Film Festival

Monterrey, Mexico

August 23- 31, 2017

Official Selection at Kraljevski filmski festival

Kraljevo, Serbia

August 31 - September 3, 2017

Official Selection at 12th The Smalls Film Festival

London, UK

London Premiere

September 1 - 5, 2017

Screening: September 3, 2017 at 1:30 pm at Calvert 22 Space

Tickets are available here

Official Selection at 17th Annual Nevada City Film Festival

Nevada City, CA

September 8 - 15, 2017

Showtimes: Animation Shorts, Sat, Sept 9 @ 7:00pm @ Miners Foundry BUY TICKETS HERE

Official Selection at 10th FICBUEU International Short Film Festival

Bueu, Spain

September 9 - 17, 2017

Finalist at Visioni Corte Film Festival 2017

Minturno, Italy

September 11 - 16, 2017

Screening: September 14, Thursday at 20:30 in Cortile di Castelo, Minturno

Official Selection at 13th World Festival of Animated Film

Varna, Bulgaria

September 13 - 17, 2017


Official Selection at 9th WILLiFEST International Film Festival 2017

New York, USA

September 15 - 17, 2017

Screening: SUNDAY September 17, 2017

 Ida K. Lang Theatre 1:00PM – 3:00PM. Tickets available here

Official Selection at 23rd International Short Film Festival in Drama

Drama, Greece

September 18 - 23, 2017



Official Selection at FestcineKids Cartagena 2017

Colombia

September 19 - 26, 2017

Official Selection at Toronto SHORTS International Film Festival

Toronto, Canada

September 21 - 24, 2017

Screening: Sunday, September 24, at 7pm at Jackman Hall | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario

Tickets here

Official Selection at Supernova Digital Animation Festival

Denver, CO

September 22-23, 2017

Official Selection at 11th Bali International Film Festival

Bali, Indonesia

September 24 - 30, 2017

Screening: September 25, 1:30 pm


Official Selection at 11th VISION X International Film Festival

Kemerovo, Russia

September 25- 29, 2017

Official Selection at 29 Girona Film Festival

Girona, Spain

September 27 - 30, 2017

Screening: September 28, 19:00. Details here

Official Selection at 10th Animasyros International Animation Festival

Syros, Greece

September 27 - October 1, 2017

Official Selection at 35th Carrousel international du film de Rimouski

Rimouski, Canada

October 1 - 8, 2017

Screening: Friday 6 Oct | 19:30 in Parc de la Gare

Official Selection at 14th BALKANIMA European Animation Festival

Beograd, Serbia

October 3 - 10, 2017

Screening: October 5, at 21:00 Main Competition Program 3


Official Selection at VII Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Visualízame

Alcalá la Real, Spain

September 29 - October 1, 2017

Official Selection at Grenada Afterglow Film Festival

Grenada, MS

October 6 - 7, 2017

Official Selection at 8th FIC-ESMI International Short Film Festival 2017

Argentina

October 6-28, 2017



Official Selection at 14th Sedicicorto International Film Festival

Forli, Italy

October 6 - 15, 2017

Award Nominee at 3rd MINIKINO FILM WEEK International Short Film Festival

Bali, Indonesia

October 7 - 14, 2017

Official Selection at 15th Santa Cruz Film Festival

Santa Cruz, CA

October 11 - 15, 2017

Official Selection at 26th Festival De Cine De Madrid

Platforma Nuevos Realizadores

Madrid, Spain

October 12-24, 2017

Screening: October 20 at 18:00 in Cinema Cineteca. Sala Borau 

Official Selection at 17th Annual New Hampshire Film Festival 

Portsmouth, NH

October 12-15, 2017

Screening: October 15, details here:

NHFF SATURDAY SHORT BLOCK 6 SHOWCASES ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE

Official Selection at 53rd Chicago International Film Festival 2017

Chicago, IL

Chicago premiere

October 12-26, 2017

Screenings: Shorts 2 – Blurred Lines: Animation

Sun, Oct 22, 2017 11:30 AM, tickets here

Tue, Oct 24, 2017 6:15 PM, tickets here


Official Selection at 68th Montecatini International Short Film Festival

Montecatini Terme, Italy

October 21 - 26, 2017

Official Selection at 36th animation film festival of Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse, France

October 21-25, 2017


Official Selection at BANJALUKA 2017 International Animated Film Festival

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

October 21-25, 2017

Official Selection at Florence Short Film Festival

Florence, Italy

October 24 - 25, 2017

Screening: October 24

Official Selection at Scandinavian International Film Festival

Helsinki, Finland

October 25 -28, 2017

Official Selection at SPARK Animation Festival & Conference 

Vancouver, Canada

October 26-29, 2017

Screening: Friday - October 27, 7:30 PM

SHORT FILMS MOTHERS OF A MEDIUM  Programm

 Tickets here

Official Selection at Arlington International Film Festival 

Arlington, MA

October 26 -28, 2017

Official Selection at 19th Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation

Wiesbaden, Germany

October 26 - 29, 2017

Official Selection at Washington West Film Festival

Washington DC

October 25 - 30, 2017

Official Selection at 15th Multivision International Animation Festival

St Petersburg, Russia

October 28 - November 20, 2017

Official Selection at 16th Reggio Film Festival

Reggio Emilia, Italy

October 30 - November 13, 2017

Screening: November 4 at 16:00

Details here

Official Selection at Sacalacalaca, Interdimensional Horror & Sci-Fi Festival 2017

Mexico, Mexico

November 1-3, 2017

Official Selection at 26th St. Louis International Film Festival

St. Louis, MO

November 2-12, 2017

Screening: Narrative Shorts: Animation 2, on November 11 at 9:30 PM in Tivoli 3

Official Selection at LISTAPAD Minsk International Film Festival

Minsk, Belarus

November 3-10, 2017

Screening: November 8, 2017 at 12:00 in Cinema "Pioner"

Official Selection at 14th Tirana International FilmFestival 

Tirana, Albania

November 3-11, 2017

Official Selection at Saint Cloud Film Festival

St Cloud, MN

November 4-11, 2017

Screening: Sunday, November 5 / 1 pm / Pioneer Place on Fifth 

Details here


Official Selection at 41st CINANIMA International Animation Festival

Espinho, Portugal

November 6 - 11, 2017

Official Selection at 2017 Nitehawk Shorts Festival

Brooklyn, NY

November 7 - 12, 2017

Screening: OPENING NITE

Tuesday, November7 at 7:30pm

Official Selection at ALTER-NATIVE 25

International Short Film Festival

Targu Mures, Romania

Romanian Premiere

November 8 - 12, 2017

Screening: November 9 at 14:00

Details here

Official Selection at Ajayu International Festival

Puno, Peru

November 8 - 11, 2017

Official Selection at Animation Marathon 2017

Athens, Greece

November 9 - 12, 2017

Official Selection at the 11th Annual Red Rock Film Festival & Market

Cedar City, Utah

November 11 - 19, 2017

Official Selection at XXIX Marató de Cinema Fantàstic i de Terror deSants

Barcelona, Spain

November 13 - 19, 2017

Screening: November 16, at 21:00 


 Official Selection at 38th European Short Film Festival of VILLEURBANNE 2017

Villeurbanne, France

November 17-26, 2017

Screening: November 22, at 17:30 

PROGRAMME 2Mercredi 22 nov | 17h30 | Zola 

Official Selection at Icarus International Film Festival

November 17-25, 2017

Guatemala and Antigua Guatemala

Screening: November 19

at 10:00 am at Colegio Santo Tomás de Aquino

Details here



Official Selection at 14th Kinofilm Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival

November 18-26, 2017

Manchester, UK

Screening: Animation: Special Selections 

Friday November 24 at 16:00

Details here and tickets here


Official Selection at Interfilm, 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin / KUKI 10th International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin

Berlin, Germany

November 20 - 26, 2017

Screenings: November 23 and 25 as a part of IC Animated Short program

Details and schedule here


Official Selection at PÖFF Short and Animation Festival

Tallin, Estonia
November 21-26, 2017

Official Selection at 16th Magma Film Festival

Acireale, Sicily

November 23-25, 2017

Official Selection at 47th Roshd International Film Festival

Iran

November 24 - December 1, 2017

Official Selection at London International Animation Festival

London, UK

December 1-10, 2017

Official Selection at 11th Pentedattilo Film Festival

Pentedattilo, Italy

December 7-11, 2017

Official Selection at London Short Film Festival 

London, UK

January 12-21, 2018

Official Selection at 7th Festival Internacional de Animación La Truca 

Cali, Colombia

May 2 - 5, 2017

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