Seed of pain

A video manifesto from Berlin artists who grew up in Russia about the consequences of the fall of the USSR and its impact on children formed in an atmosphere of chaos and decay.

  • Marianna Vesku
  • Max Blax
  • Max Blax
  • valentin Paster
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Manifesto, short movie
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 18, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • Language:
    English, Russian
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Director Biography - Marianna Vesku

Marianna was born in Moscow and grew up near Moscow. Since childhood she was fond of different kinds of arts: from music and dancing to photography and painting. After graduating from Moscow State Institute of Culture she started her career as a director of children's cartoons. After that she became interested in improvisational music and generative video. in 2018 she moved to Berlin. Now she combines her profession as a film and animation director. Creates commercial videos and creative projects.

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Director Statement

Mariannа creates a dark and metaphysical atmosphere in her works, immersing the viewer in a world of feelings and pure emotion. Music and dance play an important role in her works. In animation, collage, spirituality and the infinity of the subconscious become a frequent theme of her work.