The Immortality of the Crab

Client: Entry for the 2019 Straight 8 competition
Technique: Experimental animation short film shot on super 8mm film
My role: Director of photography and camera operator

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“The Immortality of the crab” is an experimental animated short film shot on super 8mm film, made with in-camera editing and no post production.
In this movie, the synaesthetic research between sound and image is accomplished by connecting the animations, made on 1125 cardboard frames, with an original soundtrack produced using only sounds sampled by handling pieces of cardboard.
Backstage pictures bit.ly/32vuHCQ

Direction & Animation – Giacomo Manzottiwww.giacomomanzotti.com
Camera and DOP – Mario Zorzi
Sound Design – Sonicmeal / Fabio Sirna & Giacomo Maraboliwww.sonicmeal.com
Backstage photos of the painting process: Massimo Colonnawww.massimocolonna.com

SELECTIONS:
Straight8 2019 – London Premiere – London, UK
Cartoon Brew Short Pick Of The Day – 05/09/2019
Prisma Indipendent Film Awards 2019 – Rome, Italy
Experimental Superstars 2019 – Novi Sad, Serbja
Engauge Experimental Film Festival 2019 – Seattle, USA
Save the Archives Film Festival 2019 – Milwaukee, USA
Nanometri Festival 2019 – Fano, Italy
EyeMyth Media Arts Festival 2019 – Mumbai, India
Zed Fest Film Festival – North Hollywood CA, USA
Analogica 9 Selection – Bolzano, ITALY
Festival Transterritorial de Cine Underground – Tigre, Argentina

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