WHY THIS TELEPHONE NEVER RINGS?


Upated on :February 26, 2014

WHY THIS TELEPHONE NEVER RINGS?


Original Title: Chera in telefon zang nemizanad?

Director: Hadi Yaghinlou

Writer & Animator: Hadi Yaghinlou

Sound & Music: Mahmoud Mohaghegh

Concept Design & Texture Artist: Mani Kashian

2D Compositing & Animation: Souroush Dianati

Director’s Assistant: Mani Kashian

Director’s Advisor: Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh

Scriptwriter Advisor: Vajiyollah Fardemoghadam

Production Company: KANOON (Institute for the Intellectual
Development of Children & Young Adults)

 2013, 3D Animation, HD, Color, Stereo, No dialogue, Ratio (16:9), 8min.20sec.

 

Synopsis:

 In a corner of an old workshop, a repairman is lost in the quiet world of telephones until his calmness is disturbed with continues rings. Fed up with the rings, he starts checking numerous phones to find the ringing one to answer. In his search he gets out of the workshop and all of sudden finds himself in mysterious places. He passes through an endless land of unknown telephones until he sees nothing around him. At this moment the faces the truth. The voice is from inside him.

 
Festivals:

  •  6th Iranian Film Festival San Francisco, 28-29 Sep., 2013, USA (Animation Section)
  • Jana International Film Festival for Children & Youth, Oct., 2013, Lebanon 
  • 30th Tehran International Short Film Festival, 14-22 Oct., 2013, Iran (Best Animation Section)
  • 12th International “Gold Panda” Awards for Animation of Sichuan TV Festival, 16-18 Nov., 2013, China  ( Official Selection Prize- Animated Short Films)
  • 1st Chennai International Short Film Festival, 20-23 Feb., 2014, India (Short Animation Competition)

 Awards:

 “Sepanta Award” for Best Animation, 6th Iranian Film Festival San Francisco, USA, 2013

Trophy Award and Cash Prize (50000000 Rials) for Best Animation, 30th Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran, 2013

 


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