SREDI CHERNYH VOLN
Shorts

Among The Black Waves

(Sredi Chernyh Voln)

Year 2016
Runtime 11 mins
Language Without dialogue

This short film precedes the following film(s): Frame by Frame


This stark and beautifully crafted award-winning animation is based on an ancient northern legend in which the souls of the drowned people turn into sea animals. When a hunter takes seal-girl’s skin, she can’t turn back into an animal – she becomes his wife, but still longs for the sea.

Countries

Russia
Awards
Anima, Grand Prix; Animatou 2016 Genève - Mentions spéciales du jury; Bilbao- Zinebi 58 (Spain) - SILVER MIKELDI ANIMATION Award; Cinanima 2016 (Portugal) - Grand Prix; Fantouche International Animation Film Festival, Best Visual Award; Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Hiroshima Prize; Monstra Lisbon Animated Film Festival 2017 (Portugal) - Special Jury Prize; New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016 (Japan) - Grand Prix; Suzdal Festival 2017 (Russia) - Grand Prix; TOFUZI 2016 (Georgia) - Gran Prix; Tricky Women 2017 (Vienna) - Special Jury Mention
Director
Anna Budanova
Producer
Valentina Khizhniakova, Irina Volodina
Screenwriter
Anna Budanova
Music
Damian Marhulets
Animation
Vera Pozdeeva, Anastasia Melikhova, Anna Budanova
Sound
Nadezhda Shestakova