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Code Stroke / Codice Ictus

Belinda Bonan
Spain | 2022 | 7’08 Italian preview v.o. sott. ENG/ITA

An unexpected event can change everything. The mother’s director, Martha, suffered a stroke, a disease that affects about 15 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of death among women. However, many overcome it and recover, and the mother is one of them. As we listen to her testimony, we see how her body created the clot that produced the stroke and left her on the brink of death.

Direction: Belinda Bonan
Screenplay: Belinda Bonan
Art Direction: Lydia Sánchez
Editing: Belinda Bonan
Animation: María Pulido
Sound Design: Joan Rubinat
Music: Ana Vázquez Silva
Production: Belinda Bonan, Joan Rubinat
Distribution: Marta Salvador Tato for With Glasses

Belinda Bonan

Belinda Bonan has a degree in Economics and Audiovisual Communication, and a diploma in Advanced Character Animation Studies from the Animation Mentor School. Since 2011, she has worked as a 3D animator in various TV series and she has also taught 3D animation in two schools in Barcelona. In 2015, she joins Most Wanted Studio, where she directs and produces her firsts works. Her previous animated short films “Back in Fashion” (2017) and “Me, a Monster?” (2020) have been selected and awarded in festivals around the world like Mecal PRO, Dokufest, Sarajevo Film Festival, Shorts México, Zlín FF, Sapporo IFF, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Festival de Málaga.