15th Korea Independent Animation Film Festival | Indie-AniFest – Opening Film

AwayAway by Gints Zilbalodis (Latvia) will open the 15th Korea Independent Animation Film Festival, which will take place from September 19th – 24th, in Seoul, Korea.

About the festival:
The Indie-AniFest, is the only film festival in Korea specializing in independent animations, now aims to become the world’s only Asian animation film festival. A film festival created and managed with the participation of independent animation filmmakers from Korea, Indie-AniFest strives for the values of independence, experimentation, passion, and vision. As we expand the scope and importance of this festival through our core values and the participation of artists, we hope that Indie-AniFest will grow into a unique film festival in the world where Asian animations come together.

Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony will take place on September 19th at the CGV Myeongdong Station Cine Library, 11th Floor (123, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu) at 19:00 pm.
Opening Film


Away by Gints Zilbalodis – Latvia | 2019 – 75 minutes

A boy and a little bird are travelingacross an island on a motorcycle, trying to escape a dark spirit and get backhome.

September 19th | Thursday | CGV Myeongdong Station Cine Library, 11th Floor | 19:00 pm
September 22nd | Sunday | CGV Myeongdong Station Cine Library | 14:45 pm



About the director:
Gints Zilbalodis(1994) is a Latvian filmmaker and animator. His fascination for filmmaking began at an early age watching classic films and making shorts and commercials. He has made 7 films in various mediums including hand-drawn animation, 3D animation and live- action and often mixing their characteristic aesthetics. He’s currently working on a new animated short film. (IMDb)

For more information about the programme please follow the next link: Indie-AniFest Website

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