The animated film When I am sad directed by Lilit Altunyan has been selected for the official competition program of the CINANIMA Animated Film Festival in Espinho (Portugal) – the third oldest animated film festival in the world, which will take place in early November, informs the National Center of Armenian Cinema.
The film is a co-production between Armenia and France, and was produced with the financial support of the Center National du CinÃ©ma.
The film had its world premiere on October 15 in Animest (Romania). The Asian premiere is due at the Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF) in South Korea later this month.
Production company: Hoshkee FILM
Co-production: Folimage, France
Director: Lilit Altunyan
Screenwriters Lilit Altumyan, Armine Anda
Producer: Armine Anda, Co-producer Reginald de Guillebon
Composer: Mikayel Voskanyan
With Armine Anda (Armenian voice), Nairi Khatchadourian (French voice), Victoria Aleksanyan (English voice).
CINANIMA has the approval of the International Film Association – ASIFA – and is officially considered by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as one of the festivals qualified for the Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short.