Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Farmer & His Goat - Animation short film

  • 1st Runner-up in the National Student Competition Category at Chitrakatha 09   International Student Animation Film Festival organized by The National Institute of   Design (NID) – November 2009
  • 1st prize in the Animation Short Film category at the 1st Cinema Today Short Film   (CTSF) Awards held at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - March
  • 1st Prize - Image Today Short Film Awards, Chennai - 2009
  • 2nd Prize - Bhumika Film Festival, Mumbai, India - 2009
  • "Best Public service short film" at IAD 09 organized by ASIFA India - Hyderabad
      region, Nov. 2009
  • CMS International Children’s Film Festival, Lucknow, India - 2009
  • AAROHI Film Festival, Mumbai, India - 2009
  • CMS VATAVARAN Environment & Wildlife Film Festival, New Delhi - 2009
  • Anifest India Viewer’s Choice Award, TASI, Mumbai - 2009
  • Gateway awards, Anna University Chennai - 2009
  • International Film Festival, Nagpur, India - 2009

The Film:
Animal sacrifice goes unabated in some parts of India despite globalization and modern lifestyles. The animation short film The Farmer & His Goat is a sincere attempt at discouraging the evil practice in the best way possible - by creating a hypothetical situation where man himself becomes the victim of sacrifice at the hands of the very animal which he has been slaughtering in the name of religion for centuries now.

Creative Team:
Govind Rajeswar, Sachin Punde & Parag Warade

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