MERMAIDS AND RHINOS [SELLŐK ÉS RINOCÉROSZOK]


Hungary 2017 16 min without dialogues

by Viktória Traub

Script: Polett Dus, Dorka Gergely, Viktória Traub, Animation: Dániel Bárány, Mirella Benes, Katalin Égely, Viktória Traub and more, Editor: Brigitta Bacskai, Lajos Polecsák, Production: Pi Produkció, Producer: Polett Dus, Voices: Gertrúd Czinki, Ferenc Tüske, Léna Urbán, Júlia Farkas, Soma Mamagésa, Szabolcs Urbán, Polett Dus, László Csernátony Lukács

The eight-year-old Matilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into view: her life is full of grotesque, bizarre characters hungry for love.

Viktória Traub attended from 2002 until 2008 the Animation Department of the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) Budapest/Hungary and 2006 the College of Art and Design (ESAD) in Caldas da Rainha/Portugal.

Filmography: 2008 RAIN, 2015 IRON EGG, 2017 MERMAIDS AND RHINOS [SELLŐK ÉS RINOCÉROSZOK]

Awards (selection): Award for Best Animation (Veracruze Short Film Festival, Mexico 2017), Award for Best Animation (Bangalore Short Film Festival, India 2018), Award for Best Animation (California Women’s Film Festival, Encino/USA 2018)