Emptiness

What are we really made of?

Surrounded by the dark, A man experiences visions about the inside and outside of his being as he removes him his "liar faces" which lead him into an introspective struggle that will reveal the true nature of his existence.

Emptiness (2021) is an experimental animation short film by Mexican director Eduardo Gallardo Lara

The film explores from an expressive and abstract level, the complexity of human behavior towards the experience of life.

  • Eduardo Gallardo
    Director
  • Isaac Hinojosa
    Creative Assistant
  • Eduardo Gallardo
    Writer
  • SAE Institute México
    Producer
  • Jaime Juárez
    Sound Design
  • Moises Lara
    Sound Design
  • Julián Aparicio
    Sound Design
  • Etienne Etianwey
    Sound Design
  • David Tecuanhuey
    Sound Design
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Vacuidad
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Animation, Experimental, Drama, Auteur cinema
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 10, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - SAE Institute México
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival
    Annecy
    France
    June 14, 2021
    Best Graduation Film Nominee
  • El Festival Pixelatl

    Mexico
    September 7, 2021
    Best Student Film, Winner
  • SHORTS MEXICO | International Short Film Festival of Mexico
    Mexico City
    Mexico
    September 2, 2021
    Mexican Premiere
    Mexican Animation Competition, Official Selection Mexican | Experimental Exhibition Official Selection
  • Chilemonos - International Animation Festival 2021

    Chile
    September 30, 2021
    Latin American Premiere
    Latin American Schools competition, Official Selection
  • SPARK ANIMATION FESTIVAL

    Canada
    October 28, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Lonely Wolf London International Film Festival

    United Kingdom
    August 4, 2021
    Best Animated Film, Winner
Director Biography - Eduardo Gallardo

Visual Artist passionate about Cinematography and Philosophy. Based in Mexico City, Eduardo has a Digital Animation Degree by SAE Institute México obtained In 2020 with his Graduation Animated Shortfilm "Vacuidad" (Emptiness).

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