Anton Octavian
animator / illustrator
Elmando
2014, short film / music video, 3 minutes and 23 seconds, HD 1080p

Official promo video of the song 'Elmando' - 'Sandro Joyeux' 

"Elmando is the story of a young Congolese child, born near the forest of Kivu. His peaceful life takes a tragic turn when his village is attacked and his mother is kidnapped. Inspired by true events, young Elmando is on an epic journey through a perilous yet beautiful Africa in search of her."

Artist: Sandro Joyeux
Title: Elmando
Director: Anton Octavian
Storyboard: Gurban Andreea 
Camera Operator: Jacopo Santarello
Animation:  Anton Octavian 
                   Gurban Andreea 
Cast: Malik, Karim, Pierre Preira, Mustapha Sylla, Emilienne Bouama Ouoba, Francesco, Emanuele, Vicenzo, Sofia, Baba, Camilla

Record Label: Mr Few 
Links: www.mrfew.com 
          www.facebook.com/sandrojoyeuxmusic

Film Festivals:
oct 2014 - Belgium - Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur - FIFF - Namur
oct 2014 - Romania - Animest -  International Animation Film Festival - Bucharest
oct 2014 - Brazil -  Anim!Arte - International Student Animation Festival of Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
oct 2014 - Ecuador - VII Festival de Cine “La Imagen de los Pueblos” - Ibarra
nov 2014 - Turkey - 9th İstanbul Animation Festival - Istanbul
nov 2014 - Spain - "La Mida no importa" Short Film Festival - Barcelona
nov 2014 - UK - BUtiful Film Festival - Bournemouth
nov 2014 - Spain - X Muestra de Cortometrajes 'San Rafael en Corto' - Vecindario, Las Palmas
dec 2014 - Slovenia - 11th Animateka International Animation Film Festival - Ljubljana
dec 2014 - Macedonia - Animax Skopje Fest - Skopje
dec 2014 - Spain - Festival Internacional de Cine Sansueña - Madrid
feb 2015 - Belgium - ANIMA 2015, Brussels 34th International Animation Film Festival - Brussels
feb 2015 - Chile - 15th edition of Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu - FICIL - Lebu
mar 2015 - U.S.A - 39th edition of the Atlanta Film Festival - Atlanta
mar 2015 - Greece - 10th International Animation Festival in Athens - ANIMFEST - Athens
mar 2015 - Poland - 10th AfryKamera: African Film Festival - Warsaw
apr 2015 - Mexico - Tlanchana Fest Festival de Cine y Arte Digital - Metepec
apr 2015 - France - 2nd edition - La Garenne Tout Court - La Garenne-Colombes
apr 2015 - Poland - Animated Film Festival ANIMOCJE - Bydgoszcz
apr 2015 - Germany - International Short Film Festival Landau - La.Meko - Landau
apr 2015 - France - 4th edition SEE a Paris - South-East European Film Festival - Paris
apr 2015 - Turkey - 3rd International Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival - Istanbul
apr 2015 - Croatia - VAFI - 6th International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin - Varaždin
apr 2015 - Belarus - Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival - Minsk
may 2015 - Spain - Festival Internacional Cinema Solidari de Navarcles - Barcelona
may 2015 - Colombia - Salon Internacional de la Luz - Bogota
may 2015 - South Korea - 19th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival - SICAF2015 - Seoul
may 2015 - Czech Republic - International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 06 - Trebon
may 2014 - U.S.A - 10th South East European Film Festival, SEEfest, - Los Angeles
may 2015 - Bulgaria - International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) Golden Kuker - Sofia
may 2015 - Germany - 22nd Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film - Stuttgart
jun 2015 - Italy - Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest - Nettuno, Roma
jun 2015 - Brazil - 2nd edition - Mostra Curta Vazantes - Vazantes
jun 2015 - Italy - 9th edition of the River Film Festival - Padova
jun 2015 - Bosnia and Herzegovina - NAFF - Neum Animated Film Festival - Neum
jun 2015 - France - 39th edition of Annecy International Animation Film Festival - Annecy
jul 2015 - Brazil - 23nd Anima Mundi International Animation Festival - Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo
aug 2015 - Portugal - FARCUME – Festival de Curtas-Metragens de Faro - Faro
aug 2015 - Italy - Imaginaria – International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) - Conversano
aug 2015 - Kosovo - Anibar International Animation Festival - Peja
seo 2015 - UK -  Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival - London
sep 2015 - Italy - 20th edition of Milano Film Festival - Milano
sep 2015 - Albania - 6th edition of the International Film Festival for Children, AniFestROZAFA2015 - Shkodra
sep 2015 - Sardinia - Sardinia Film Festival 2015/Bosa Animation Award - Bosa
sep 2015 - France - 8 ème édition du Festival du Film d'Animation de Paris - Paris
sep 2015 - Russia - 22nd International Animated Film Festival KROK - St. Petersburg
sep 2015 - Argentina - EXPOTOONS International Animation Festival Buenos Aires
sep 2015 - Italy - 12th Sedicicorto International Film Festival - Forlì
sep 2015 - Greece - Animasyros International Animation Festival - Syros
oct 2015 - Italy - Festival Internazionale Del Cinema D'Arte - Premio Città di Milano - 14° edizione - Milano
oct 2015 - Serbia - 12th edition of European Animated Film Festival BALKANIMA - Belgrade 
oct 2015 - Switzerland - Shnit International Shortfilmfestival - Bern
oct 2015 - Poland - International Animation Film Festival - Gdansk
oct 2015 - Canada - SPARK ANIMATION Festival 2015 - Vancouver
oct 2015 - South Korea - 17th Bucheon International Animation Film Festival(BIAF2015) - Bucheon
oct 2015 - Georgia - International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI - Tbilisi
nov 2015 - Armenia - 7th ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan 
nov 2015 - Pakistan - 7th edition of Lahore International Children’s Film Festival - Lahore
nov 2015 - Italy - VIII - Festival Del Cinema dei Diritti Umani di Napoli - Napoli
nov 2015 - Mexico - CutOut Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival - Querétaro
nov 2015 - UK - We The Peoples Film Festival - London
nov 2015 - Mexico - Locomoción Festival de Animación - Mexico City
nov 2015 - Lithuania - 13th International Animated Film Festival "Tindirindis" - Vilnius
nov 2015 - Italy - 6th Festival Internationale CortiSonanti - Napoli
nov 2015 - UK - Manchester Animation Festival - Manchester
nov 2015 - Portugal - 39th CINANIMA - International Animated Film Festival - Espinho