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Colonel KURTZ

Unfolding three months before the Fall of the Berlin Wall, “Colonel KURTZ” takes viewers on a gripping journey set against the backdrop of the Cold War. The story follows Walter Kurtz, a seasoned Russian secret services Colonel, on a daring mission to exfiltrate a German double agent spy from a gulag in Siberia.
is a poignant tale of bravery and shrewdness, highlighting the power of human connection in the face of adversity. With stunning visuals, a compelling storyline, and emotional depth, this short animation captures the essence of an era marked by division and the unyielding pursuit of freedom and friendship over all.
Along the way, a bond forms between Kurtz and Vlad, transcending national allegiances as they share their dream of an ideal world without walls led by social justice.

  • Andrea Piga
  • Andrea Piga
  • David George
  • Andrea Piga
  • Christos Kourtis
    Key Cast
    "Walter Kurtz"
  • Robin Chuter
    Key Cast
    "Vladimir Holovitz"
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  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 5, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    16,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Andrea Piga

Andrea Piga is a Visual Designer and Storyboard Artist based in London UK, working in graphic design business for the film/TV industry.

His work is focused in developing treatments for film, TV commercials, music video, animation, TV programme pitch and any media contents which requires an effective visual storytelling assistance.

He graduated in Stage Design from Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera of Milano, Italy.

Andrea visualises any treatments: from comedic narrative script for TVC to edgy concept design creation for VFX – up to pre-production shooting boards for outlining video editorials, animation, branded contentand multi-platform social channels campaigns.

Clients include AD & PR agencies, film production companies, animation/ design/ VFX studios, broadcasters, streaming platforms, music labels and brands.

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