Sasha Svirsky’s “Tanzonk”

Director, Artist, Script, Animation – Sasha Svirsky
Composer, Sound, Music – Alexey Zelensky
Used a fragment of Erik Satie Gymnopedie # 3
Assistance – Nadezhda Svirskaia

A story about a soldier who fights in a global war between robots and humanity. Once he was wounded in action, then a robot-woman helped him to get well. They fall in love but humanity as well as robots don’t want to accept this love.

Festivals and screenings:
– Premier: Brusov ship, Muzeon park, Moscow, Russia, 6th of October, 2015
– Big Cartoon Festival, Moscow, Russia, November 2015
– Open Russian Festival of Animated Film, Suzdal, Russia, March 2016 – the Diploma in the short film category
– 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN, special program, Germany, April 2016
– 13th Festival for Short Film, Animation & Music Video, Animation Avantgarde program, Austria, Vienna, May 2016
– Future Film Festival, Bologna, Italy, May 2016, competition program
– World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2016, GRAND COMPETITION – SHORT FILM program, Croatia, June, 2016
– Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Out of Competition, France, June, 2016
– 7th Golden Kuker-Sofia, International Animation Film Festival, July, 2016, out of competition
– XII Lago Film Festival, Italy, July 2016, special program
– International Animation Festival Hiroshima, Japan, August 2016, competition program
– Festival International du Film d’Animation de Paris, France, 13-18.09.16
– 12th Korea Independent Animation Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea, 22–27.09.16
– International Kansk Video Festival, Russia, Moscow, 22-27.09.16
– Libelula International Animation Festival, Barcelona, Spain, 24-23.09.16
– ANIMASIVO, Mexico City Contemporary Animation Festival, 28.09 -01.09.16
– CutOut International Animation and Digital Art Festival, Querétaro, Mexico 17-20.11.16
– International Animated Short Film Festival “AJAYU”, Puno, Peru, 02-05.11.16
– ZubrOFFka – International Short Film Festival, Bialystok, Poland, 7-11.12.16
– VOID International Animated Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, 26.01.17
– Third Culture Film Festival, Hong Kong 21-24.04.2017
– XV Cine Pobre Film Festival 2017, La Paz, Mexico, 4-7.05.17
– The WE Festival, Maastricht, Netherlands, 13-20.05.17
– Kinolikbez Short Film Festival, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 24-26.06.17
– Krok International Animated Film Festival, Moscow – Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2017

– The SPECIAL MENTION in the professional short film category – Open Russian Festival of Animated Film, Suzdal, Russia, 2016
– The BEST MUSIC AWARD – Third Culture Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2017