Au revoir Balthazar

Short film
Stop-Motion, 2016, 9'30"

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Credits

Director: Rafael Sommerhalder
Art Direction: Zita Bernet, Rafael Sommerhalder
Music: Hansueli Tischhauser, Tobias Preisig
Sound: Zhe Wu
Producers: Claudia Frei, Stella Händler
Production: freihändler Filmproduktion

Awards & Recognitions

  • Swiss Film Award – Best Animation
  • Cardiff Independent Film Festival (UK) – Best Animation
  • Shorts Mexico – Best International Animated Short Film
  • Animayo (Spain) – Best Stop Motion
  • Arlington Int. Film Festival (USA) – Best Animation Short
  • Fastnet Film Festival (Ireland) – Shortlisted for Best Animation
  • Festival Brasil Stop Motion (Brazil) – Best Art Direction
  • Semaine sans télévision de Delémont (Switzerland) – Audience Award
  • Transilvania Shorts (Romania) – Best Animation
  • Solothurner Filmtage (Switzerland) – Audience Award, 2nd place
  • Etiuda&Anima (Poland) – Honorary Diploma
  • Animated Dreams (Estonia) – Shut Up! Competition, Silver Price
  • New Chitose Airport Animation Festival (Japan) – North Pacific Bank Award
  • AJAYU Animated Short Film Festival (Peru) – Special Mention
  • Animatou (Switzerland) – Audience Award, Swiss Competition
  • Canterbury Anifest (UK) – Winner, Best International Film
  • Canterbury Anifest (UK) – Runner Up, Best Sound
  • Fantoche (Switzerland) – Special Mention, Swiss Competition
  • In the Palace (Bulgaria) – Nominated for Best Narrative Animation
  • Farcume (Portugal) – Third prize, animation category
  • Gässli Film Festival (Switzerland) – Special Mention
  • Great Message Film Festival (India) – Best Direction, Animated Short