"What Happened to Grandma?"

“What Happened to Grandma?” is an animated short film that delves into "questioning questions" about the deep philosophical implications of death. The story follows Emma, a sensitive and caring girl who notices her grandfather's melancholy and inquires if it stems from her grandmother's passing. Thus commences a heartfelt conversation between them.

The characters' genuine honesty and sensitivity mirror their deep understanding of the world. Through captivating animations, the film takes viewers on a visually inspiring journey, delving into themes of loss and introspection.

"What Happened to Grandma?" creates a unique space for open exploration and meaningful discussion. It invites viewers to question and reflect upon their own perspectives on life and the concept of death. With its visually beautiful presentation, the film ignites the imagination.

  • Adrian Kemelmajer
  • Lucrecia Azul Bollini
  • Lucrecia Azul Bollini
  • Gabriel Adolfo Bollini
  • Adrián Kemelmajer
  • Joey Li
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    "¿Qué le Pasó a la Abuela?"
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    Philosophical, Family
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 11, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    49,800 USD
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    Digital Animation 1920x1080
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Director Biography - Adrian Kemelmajer, Lucrecia Azul Bollini

Adrián's journey with Amblagar began back in 2007 after he had worked with various tv network companies. When he joined the Amblagar team, he played a crucial role in creating a whole new animation department, which has now become the company's largest division.

Lucrecia Bollini started practicing yoga at the age of 3 and has never stopped. Her dad is a yoga instructor, and so was her grandpa. She is a professor of Art History (UNLP) and is the mother of Emma and Mina. She discovered her true passion in writing and directing for animation. Her creativity and vision bring a unique touch to our team.

Both partners share a deep love for breathing life into characters and paying attention to every little detail, which is so vital in the world of animation. We see Amblagar as a big family, where all team members work together to create stunning messages through animation

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