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Juan, don’t talk a lot, otherwise you’ll become bald...

  • Natalia Ryss
    Director
  • Natalia Ryss
    Writer
  • King Deluxe
    Producer
  • rx:tx
    Producer
  • Alphabets Heaven
    Music
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    road movie, parody, noir, comedy and absurdity
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Israel, Slovenia, United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Animateka 2019
    Ljubljana
    Slovenia
    December 2, 2019
    World
  • 8rd FIFES Comedy film festival 2020
    Zagreb
    Croatia
  • BARCIFF • Barcelona Indie Filmmakers Festival, 2020
    Barcelona
    Spain
  • The Lift-Off Sessions, Lift-Off Global Network
  • Caostica International Short Film and Music Video Festival
    Bilbao
    Spain
  • SUPERTOON, international animation festival
    Šibenik
    Croatia
    July 20, 2020
  • Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival
    Hiroshima
    Japan
    August 20, 2020
    special program "Best of the World"
  • COUNTRYSIDE ANIMAFEST CYPRUS, The International Animation Festival of Cyprus
    NICOSIA
    Cyprus
    August 9, 2020
  • LINOLEUM Animation Festival 2020
    Kyiv
    Ukraine
    September 2, 2020
  • 7th Siding Festival of Film
    Creston
    Canada
    Best International Animation Film
  • EXS, Experimental Superstars
    Novi Sad
    Serbia
  • Guayaquil International Film Festival
    Guayaquil
    Ecuador
  • KinoDrome: International Motion Picture & Screenplay Festival
    Cleveland, Ohio
    United States
    Honourable mention
  • 10th StopTrik IFF 2020
    Maribor&Lodz
    Slovenia
    October 8, 2020
  • Southampton International Film Festival, 2020, UK
    Southampton
    United Kingdom
  • Big Cartoon Festival
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    October 31, 2020
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Austral
    Ciudad de Cordoba
    Argentina
  • The Animattikon Project
    Paphos
    Cyprus
  • Amarcort Film Festival
    Rimini
    Italy
    Italy
  • New Cinema - Lisbon Monthly Film Festival
    Lisbon
    Portugal
    Best Music Video WINNER
  • Art films program on city-screen ‘Between You & Me’
    Tilburg
    Netherlands
    September 22, 2020
    Netherlands
  • Stop Motion Mx Film 2020, Mexico, 2020
    Mexico
    Mexico
    October 30, 2020
  • VOID - International Animation Film Festival
    Copenhagen
    Denmark
    February 25, 2021
  • International Music Video Awards
    London
    United Kingdom
    WINNER
  • KingstOOn Animation Festival 2021
    Kingston
    Jamaica
    April 21, 2021
  • Munich Music Video Awards
    Munich
    Germany
    March 31, 2021
    Semi-Finalist
  • Rome Music Video Awards, 2021
    Roma
    Italy
    Semi-Finalist
  • MIAF 2021
    Melbourne
    Australia
    May 13, 2021
    Australia
  • Iconic Images Film Festival

    Lithuania
    April 20, 2021
  • High Tatras Film & Video Festival
    Vysoké Tatry
    Slovakia
    Finalist
  • Animadeba 2021, in Panorama
    Deba
    Spain
  • International World Film Awards
    Kosice
    Slovakia
    Best Indie Short (low budget)
  • Festival of Animation Berlin (FAB)
    Berlin
    Germany
  • 25th AVANCA - International Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia
    Avanca
    Portugal
    July 28, 2021
  • Sydney Underground Film Festival
    Sydney
    Australia
    Sydney
  • BANJALUKA 2021 International Animated Film Festival
    Banja Luka
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 33 Girona Film Festival
    Girona
    Spain
    November 10, 2021
  • Manchester Animation Festival
    Manchester
    United Kingdom
  • Animae Caribe International Animation & Digital Media Festival

    Trinidad and Tobago
  • Almaty Indie Film Festival
    Almaty
    Kazakhstan
    Award Winner
  • Festival CinemaZERO

    Italy
    November 21, 2021
  • Chainsaw Game and Music Festival
  • Buenos Aires International Film Festival
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
  • The Fear Faire Film Festival
    Spring Valley Lake
    United States
  • White Vulture Film Festival
    New Jersey
    United States
    Award Winner (March-April)
  • BUEIFF CHANNEL
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
  • Bang Awards Festival 2022
    Torres Vedras
    Portugal
    August 27, 2022
  • European Peace Film Fest
    Cherkasy
    Ukraine
    October 13, 2022
  • Night of Comedy Shorts
    Milano
    Italy
    Honorable mention
  • Animated Expressions Expo

    France
Distribution Information
  • King Deluxe
    Country: Canada
    Rights: Video on Demand
Director Biography - Natalia Ryss

Creator of animated and experimental shorts.
Works as an independent filmmaker and in collaboration with different producers.

Was born in Rostov-on-Don.
Graduated from Art College in Rostov-on-Don (designer) in 1988 and art‐graphic faculty of the Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. Gerasimov in 1995.
Since 2015 she lives in Haifa, Israel.

personal page:
https://vimeo.com/user1486275

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Director Statement

I am a persistent narrative destroyer.
Therefore I preferably work with non-conventional structure of narration, expressive editing and mixing of art-techniques (torn paper, drawing on glass and wet paper, photo- and video-filters...).

more info:
https://www.behance.net/gallery/184493939/Alphabets-Heaven-Comte-2019