Nighthawk

a short animated film by Špela Čadež
Slovenia / Croatia | Sep 2016 | 8:45 min

 

SYNOPSIS
Attempting to remove an unresponsive badger from a dark road, a police patrol soon realizes that the animal is not dead but rather dead drunk. Things take an even stranger turn when the creature wakes up.

 

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Awards

  1. Best Animated Film Award, Festival of Slovenian Film 2016
  2.  Honorary Mention, DOK Leipzig 2016
  3.  Very Special Jury Prize, Animated Dreams 2016
  4. Silver Jabberwocky, Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival 2016
  5. Special Mention, Animateka International Animated Film Festival 2016
  6. Audience Award, Animateka International Animated Film Festival 2016
  7. Best Narrative Short, GLAS Animation Festival 2017
  8. Special Jury Prize, ANIMAKOM Bilbao 2017
  9. Grand Prix Short Narrative, Holland Animation Film Festival 2017
  10. Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica 2017
  11. Second place in the International Short Film Competition, Chilemonos International Animation Festival 2017
  12. Grand Prix, Animafest Zagreb 2017
  13. Best Editing Award, Revue Kratki na brzinu 2017
  14. Special Mention, Countryside Animafest Cyprus 2017
  15. Special Mention, Supertoon 2017
  16. Special Mention, Anibar International Animation Festival 2017
  17. Grand Prix, Animanima International Animation Festival 2017
  18. Best Animated Short Film, Imaginaria International Animated Film Festival 2017
  19. Special Mention, Animasyros International Animation Festival 2017
  20. Special Mention, Stoptrik International Film Festival 2017
  21. Grand Prix, Bucheon International Animation Festival 2017
  22. Prize of the Cultural Office of the State Capital of Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation 2017
  23. ASIFA Croatia Award for the Best Croatian Film 2017

Crew

Director: Špela Čadež
Scriptwriters: Gregor Zorc, Špela Čadež
Animators: Zarja Menart, Matej Lavrenčič, Špela Čadež
Editor: Iva Kraljević
Post-production: Mario Kalogjera
Voices: Andrej Nahtigal, Karin Komljanec, Gregor Zorc
Music: Tomaž Grom
Sound design: Johanna Wienert
Producers: Tina Smrekar, Špela Čadež / Finta Film
Co-producer: Vanja Andrijević / Bonobostudio
Co-producer: RTV Slovenija
Finacal Support: Slovenian Film Center,  Croatian Audiovisual Center

Festivals

  1. Festival of Slovenian Film, Portorož (13/9-18/9/2016)
  2. Ottawa International Animation Festival (21/9-25/9/2016)
  3. DOK Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (31/10-6/11/2016)
  4. New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival (3/11-6/11/2016)
  5. Ljubljana International Film Festival (9/11-20/11/2016)
  6. Animated Dreams International Animation Film Festival (16/11-20/11/2016)
  7. Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival (22/11-27/11/2016)
  8. Anilogue International Animation festival (23/11-27/11/2016)
  9. Animateka International Animated Film Festival (5/12-11/12/2016)
  10. Sundance Film Festival (19/1-29/1/2017)
  11. Göteborg Film Festival (27/1-5/2/2017)
  12. Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival (3/2-11/2/2017)
  13. ANIMA – Brussels Animation Festival (24/2 – 5/3/2017)
  14. International Women’s Film Festival, Créteil (10/3-19/3/2017)
  15. Monstra – Lisbon Animated Film Festival (16/3-26/3/2017)
  16. GLAS Int. Animation Festival (2/3- 5/3/2017)
  17. Vilnius International Film Festival (23/3-6/4/2017)
  18. Corfu Int. Animation Festival (29/3 – 2/4/2017)
  19. Stuttgart Int. Animation Festival (2/5 -7/5/2017)
  20. Anifilm International Festival of Animated Film (2/5-7/5/2017)
  21. Chilemonos International Animation Festival (9/5-14/5/2017)
  22. NW Animation Festival (10/5-14/5/2017)
  23. Vienna Independent Shorts (1/6-6/6/2017)
  24. Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (5/6-10/6/2017)
  25. Kratki na brzinu – Revue of Croatian Short Films (6/6-11/6/2017)
  26. Annecy International Animation Festival (12/6-17/6/2017)
  27. Days of Croatian Film (16/6-21/6/2017)
  28. Countryside Animafest Cyprus (24/6-30/6/2017)
  29. Fest Anca International Animation Festival (29/6-2/7/2017)
  30. Windy City International Film Festival (30/6-2/7/2017)
  31. Eye on Film – International Film Festival for Children and Youth (3/5-9/5/2017)
  32. Chilemonos International Animation Festival (9/5-14/5/2017)
  33. NW Animation Festival (10/5-14/5/2017)
  34. Vienna Independent Shorts (1/6-6/6/2017)
  35. Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (5/6-10/6/2017)
  36. Kratki na brzinu – Revue of Croatian Short Films (6/6-11/6/2017)
  37. Annecy International Animation Festival (12/6-17/6/2017)
  38. Days of Croatian Film (16/6-21/6/2017)
  39. Countryside Animafest Cyprus (24/6-30/6/2017)
  40. Fest Anca International Animation Festival (29/6-2/7/2017)
  41. Windy City International Film Festival (30/6-2/7/2017)
  42. Tabor Film Festival (6/7-9/7/2017)
  43. Animator International Animated Film Festival (7/7-13/7/2017)
  44. Insomnia Festival (13/7-17/7/2017)
  45. Pula Film Festival (15/7-22/7/2017)
  46. Supertoon International Animation Festival (16/7-21/7/2017)
  47. Anima Mundi International Animation Festival (18/7-30/7/2017)
  48. Animix – Tel Aviv Animation Festival (8/8-12/8/2017)
  49. Imaginaria International Animated Film Festival (22/8-26/8/2017)
  50. Fantoche International Animation Film Festival (5/9-10/9/2017)
  51. Ars Electronica Animation Festival (7/9-11/9/2017)
  52. World Festival of Animated Film, Varna (13/9-17/9/2017)
  53. Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival (19/9-24/9/2017)
  54. Calgary International Film Festival (20/9-1/10/2017)
  55. Videomedeja International Video Festival (22/9-24/9/2017)
  56. Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival (29/9-8/10/2017)
  57. Anim’est International Animation Film Festival (29/9-8/10/2017)
  58. Stoptrik International Film Festival (5/10-8/10/2017)
  59. Taichung International Animation Festival (5/10-14/10/2017)
  60. Animatou International Animation Film Festival (6/10-14/10/2017)
  61. Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation (26/10-29/10/2017)
  62. Big Cartoon Festival (26/10-6/11/2017)
  63. ReAnimania International Animation Festival (28/10-3/11/2017)
  64. 24fps International Short Film Festival (3/11-4/11/2017)
  65. Cinemaforum Short Film Festival (8/11-12/11/2017)
  66. CutOut Fest International Animation & Digital Arts Festival (9/11-12/11/2017)
  67. AFI FEST, Los Angeles (9/11-16/11/2017)
  68. Tindirindis International Animation Film Festival (23/11-10/12/2017)
  69. Animage International Animation Festival (24/11-3/12/2017)
  70. Animasivo Festival of Contemporary Animation (29/11-3/12/2017)
  71. K3 Film Festival, Villach (13/12-17/12/2017)
  72. Les Arcs European Film Festival (16/12-23/12/2017)