BUT YOU ARE A DOG (short film, 2014)





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ABOUT
Short animated film. By Malin Erixon with voice actor Shanti Roney. The film is nominated for a Guldbagge Award – Sweden’s leading film award. It was also nominated for ”Startsladden” at Göteborg International Film Festival as well as the ”1 km film”-scholarship at the Stockholm International Film Festival; the two largest short film awards in Sweden. It had it’s festival premiere in January, 2014 and premiered at cinemas all across Sweden in October. It has screened at several national and international festivals as well as at Liljevalchs Vårsalong 2015 – the famous jury-selected Spring Salon Exhibition that marks the opening of each new artistic year at Liljevalchs Art Gallery in Stockholm. www.butyouareadog.com



SYNOPSIS
An odd group of people gather to see an unusual dance performance. They all have their own issues but nevertheless, they can’t help but notice the odd one out. This is a nontraditional love story, between a man and his… special friend.



CAST & CREW

Director, scriptwriter & producer: Malin Erixon
Associate producer: Johan Ribe
Production company: Ganzanderes Animation
Voice actor: Shanti Roney
Design & animation: Malin Erixon
Editing: Malin Erixon & Johan Ribe
Sound design: Lea Korsgaard
Music: Christofer Ahde
Dramaturgical and artistic advisor: Johan Ribe / iFilm
Dramaturgical advisor: Malin Ekerstedt
Technical advisor: Nils Nouchi
Voice recording technician: Mikael Lundh
Technique: Classical 2D and computer 2D
Duration: 11:52 min
Financial support by: The Swedish Film Institute / film commissioner Andreas Fock and iFilm
Swedish distribution: Folkets Bio
International distribution: The Swedish Film Institute, Theo Tsappos: theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se.

Inspired by choreography by Tove Salmgren.


Thank you!
Mårten Bäckman, Hedvig Erixon, Edith Erixon, Gullvi Erixon, Lars Erixon, Casper Nystedt, Ninja Nystedt

 

See the printed material for the film here.

 

NOMINATION: ”BEST SHORT FILM”. STOCKMOTION FILMFESTIVAL 2015, Sweden.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: CLAIR-OBSCUR FILM FESTIVAL, Switzerland.

SPECIAL MENTION: ”JURY’S APPRECIATION”. International Urban Film Festival 2015. Teheran, Iran.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL 2015, California, USA.

NOMINATION: ”BEST SHORT FILM”. Tricky Women Animation Festival 2015. Austria.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: MIYUKINO SNOW THEATER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015. Japan.

NOMINATION: ”GULDBAGGE AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM 2014”. Sweden’s leading film award.

NOMINATION: CinEuphoria Award 2015 – ”BEST ANIMATED CHARACTER (The Dog)”.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: LILJEVALCHS VÅRSALONG 2015, the Spring Salon Exhibition that marks the opening of each new artistic year at Liljevalchs Art Gallery in Stockholm.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: PINK LIFE QUEERFEST 2015, Turkey’s only queer film festival.

AWARD: ”KOLLA!2014”, SILVER DIPLOMA – BEST FILM, the Association of Swedish Illustrators and Graphic Designers’ yearly competition in illustration and design. Sweden.

NOMINATION: ”STARTSLADDEN 2014”, BEST SWEDISH SHORT FILM. GÖTEBORG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Sweden.

NOMINATION: ”1 KM FILM-SHOLARSHIP 2014”. STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Sweden.

NOMINATION: ”BEST NORDIC-BALTIC SHORT FILM”. FREDRIKSTAD ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2014, Norway.

NOMINATION: ”BEST SWEDISH SHORT FILM”. UPPSALA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2014, Sweden.

NOMINATION: ”BEST SHORT FILM”. QUEER LISBOA 2014, Portugal.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014, Finland.



SCREENINGS
Newport Beach Film Festival 2015

Tricky Women Animation Festival 2015

Startsladden: Göteborg International Film Festival 2014

Stockholm International Film Festival 2014

Fredrikstad International Animation Festival 2014

Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2014

Liljevalchs Vårsalong 2015

Cinemas across Sweden 2014

Queer Lisboa International Film Festival 2014

Helsinki International Film Festival 2014

Stockmotion Filmfestival 2015

Clair-Obscur Film Festival

International Urban Film Festival 2015

Cinema Queer International Film Festival 2014

Miyukino Snow Theater International Film Festival 2015

CinEuphoria Awards 2015

Pink Life Queerfest 2015

Kortfilmsdagen 2016, (Short Film Day)




For more information as well as a complete list of festivals, screenings and awards please visit www.butyouareadog.com


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