The Fox

A young fox on the verge of experiencing the first love got trapped by a hunter. The Hunter ties his dog collar bell on the fox’s neck and leaves her in the wood. And then the fox begins his effort to survive and love and revenge.

  • Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh
  • Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh
  • Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh
  • Documentary & Experimental Film Center
  • Behnam Moayerian
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    11,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Distribution Information
  • The Documentary And Experimental Flm Center
    Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Sadegh Javadi Nikjeh

Born in Tehran, 1981
Graphic Diploma
Activities in animation since 1999 till now
Director . Animator. Graphic Designer . Character designer. Storyboard designer. Background designer. Composer and Sounder

Directing, producing and producing short projects

2005: kind hands / produced by : Saba animation center
2005: Like Dad's eyes /produced by : Saba animation center
2008: Vinegar and Ant / produced by : Sadeq Javadi
2011: bald pigeon fancier / produced by : Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults
2013: A pit A hill / produced by : Saba animation center
2014: Celebration prayer / Saba animation center
2014: Kids Laughter / produced by : Saba Animation Center
2016: Dreams in one day / produced by : Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults
2018: the Fox / Documentary and Experimental film center
Awards and Festivals

Dreams in one day - Honorary diploma of the best animation from the Isfahan Children Festival 2017 - Best Screenplay, Screenplay, Animation and Music from the Celebration of the Cinema House 2017
bald pigeon fancier - Earning the Golden Statue of the Eighth Tehran Animation Festival - Golden Sands Pandas nominee from the Sichuan China 2012 Festival - Participation in the 2012 Italian Giffoni Film Festival and several international and domestic festivals.
Like Dad's eyes - Gains the third place in animation from the first national resistance festival.
Kind hands - attending the tenth Tehran animation festival, the first city film festival and the first Jam e jam TV festival.
Vinegar and Ant - Attending the Sixth Tehran Animation Festival and the Thirty-Ninth Roshd Film Festival.
A pit A hill - kids laugh - Attend the fourth jam e jam movie festival.

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Director Statement

The film was based on a true incident that happened around 200 years ago during the Qajar kingdom in Iran. The first King of Qajar, Agham Mohammad Khan, was fond of fox hunting, and he used a strange and unique method.