Private Project

A Blind Dog (1st 3D Animation of Assam)

Every dog owner is familiar to that irresistible and imploring gaze of their dog that yearns for reciprocation. The bond between humans and dogs is very quickly established due to natural body chemistry wherein both the species release the same hormone called oxytocin upon that look of mutual recognition.

This unique bond of attraction and love makes the dog man’s best friend. But what if the dog is blind? How does a blind dog still connect with humans as much like a normal dog? A Blind Dog is a real-life based special story of the relationship between a musician and his blind dog. Ryan is a guitarist and singer who came across this blind dog one day while strolling on the sidewalk singing a song. He noticed this dog walking beside him as long as he sang. He realized that the dog is blind only when he resumed singing and the dog came running at the sound of his voice. The dog’s alacritous attraction towards Ryan’s voice immediately struck a chord in Ryan’s heart. Ryan got a loyal listener in this dog he then named ‘Rocky’ and it was the beginning of a beautiful friendship that will last for eternity.

Touched by his malady of blindness, Ryan took Rocky everywhere he went. As Rocky’s emotions got stimulated by Ryan’s voice, Ryan preferred to sing and let Rocky follow his voice instead of pulling him with a rope collar. From morning walks to evening strolls by the alleys and to nearby fields, the short animation shows Ryan singing all the while and playing the guitar and Rocky happily eloping and running around to the beat of Ryan’s smoky-husky voice. Ryan’s voice is so powerful to Rocky that he runs around to his voice safely even in the presence of a bonfire. Years pass by and Rocky grows old, but the bonding only strengthens.

The story comes to an end when Rocky dies. Ryan sings the final lines with a heavy heart as he stares at Rocky’s grave. This simple story brings out a special and heartfelt message about the presence of strong emotional ties with animals outside the realm of human relations. Humans should treat all animals altruistically as animals are hardwired with emotions the same way as humans.

  • Ryan Hazarika
    Hum Badal Gaye
  • Axl Hazarika
    Hum Badal Gaye, Goru Bihu Song, Neta Song
  • Ryan Hazarika
    Hum Badal Gaye
  • Axl Hazarika
    Hum Badal Gaye, Goru Bihu Song, Neta Song
  • Axl Hazarika
    Original Music/Composer
    Hum Badal Gaye, Goru Bihu Song, Neta Song
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Dil Hairaan Hai
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, music, musical, animation, short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 1, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • 126th American Psychological Association (APA) Convention Film Festival
    San Francisco, CA Moscone Center
    United States
    Official Selection
  • 60th International Petersburg Festival Film "White Nights''

  • Dheki international motion picture festival,Dhaka,Bangladesh.
  • The Golden Peak Film Festival held in St. Petersburg. Russia

  • Earl's Court Film Festival 2018 - London, England
  • Whistle Stop F.I.L.M. Festival (WSFF) in Boulder, Colorado, United States

  • 12 Months Film Festival in Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

  • Pure Film Festival,St.Petersburg Russia
  • Cinema in the square, st. Peredovikov, 16 bldg. 2, Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • 4th International Conference and Expo on Computer Graphics & Animation in Berlin, Germany

  • Saint Vladimir in Sevastopo

  • BanjalukAnima (PANORAMA PROGRAMME) in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • SFF - Sport Film Festival in italy

  • Galaxy 35 mm in Russia

  • Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Cardiff International Film Festival in Wales
  • African Smartphone International Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria
  • Marquee on Main in Washington
  • Chaktomuk Short Film Festival in Phnom Penh
  • Fake Flesh Film Fest in British Columbia
  • Canine Film Festival in Miami, Florida
  • Baretower Forge World Film Competition in Shepherdstown, West Virginia
  • Short Film Breaks in Bucharest
  • GEOFILMFESTIVAL and EXPOCINEMA in Cittadella , italy
  • International Tourism Film Festival in Maldives
  • Film Festival della Lessinia in Verona, Italia
  • Bushman Film Festival 2017 in Abidjan, West Africa
  • Caribbean Film Festival & Market in Miami, Florida
Director - Ryan Hazarika