Experiencing Interruptions?


Inspired by a folktale from India, this animated short narrates and explores a dreamlike relationship between a young lady and a tree

  • Srinivas Bhakta
  • Srinivas Bhakta
  • Srinivas Bhakta
  • Srinivas Bhakta
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2007
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  • Student Project:
  • Mopti Award Nominee, Klik Amsterdam 2008
  • Prize of Effort, Digicon competition, Singapore 2007
  • Finalist, ANI Fest 07, India 2007
  • Finalist, Asian Animation & Comic Contest, China 2007
  • Anim’est Romania 2009
  • Muuuvi Fest, Romania 2009
  • Anima Mundi, Brazil 2008
  • Taiwan International Animation festival 2007
  • Lasalle College of Arts, Singapore 2011
  • Video and animation fest, The Guild, Mumbai 2011
  • Hiroshima International animation festival, Japan 2008
  • Animation Nation, Singapore 2008
  • Istanbul Animation and Special Effect festival, Turkey 2007
  • Magma Film Festival, Italy, 2007
  • Cortoons - Rome, Italy 2007
  • International animation film festival of Potenzia, Italy 2007
Director Biography - Srinivas Bhakta

Srinivas Bhakta is a graduate of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India, with Visual Communication and Graphic Design and specialization in Animation Design. Currently working as a Senior Lecturer at School of Interactive & Digital Media, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore. Besides teaching animation and design-related subjects he has created many short animation films which have been shown in prestigious international film festivals such as Annecy, Hiroshima and Anima Mundi.
His film- ‘Elephant: OK’ has bagged 3 awards including a ‘special Jury prize’ at Singapore International Festival Silver Screen Awards. This film was also turned into a children’s book published by Puffin, New Zealand. ‘My Father Is a Washerman’ has won First prize at Digicon6 Singapore chapter and ‘Frog in a Well’ has won “Creativity Award” in Japan Digicon6 Competition in 2011. Film ‘Curry Fish Head’ won Best Technical Production at Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition (2016) and ‘Golden Egg’ won Student’s Jury award at Asia Peace Festival, Islamabad (2017)

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