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    Sophie Colfer, Ala Nunu
    Poland | 2023 | 8’24 No dialogues

    Set on a vast plain of salt flats, Telsche is a 2D short film that explores memory, loss, and love. It is about the journey that one girl takes to remember someone who she has forgotten. At home, on land, Telsche is confronted with an image of her lost mother in the form of a stone that bears her face. She bursts outside and sees her on the salt flats,the timeless place of memory.

    Direction, animation: Sophie Colfer, Ala Nunu
    Production: Pigeon Productions

    Sophie Colfer, Ala Nunu

    Sophie Colfer
    Having graduated from the University of the Arts London in 2019 with a BA in Animation, Sophie has directed several music videos, such as Binker & Moses’s Village of the Sun, with a portfolio of studios including Gearbox Records and Universal Studios. Telsche is her first professional film.

    Ala Nunu
    Director and illustrator specializing in 2d animation. She has experience directing and art directing TV series, social campaigns, music videos, and short films. Her portfolio includes Universal Studios, Frank Sinatra Estate, The Atlantic, and OnBeing. Her short film AHEAD has been screened at festivals such as Animafest Zagreb and Bucheon International Animation Festival. As an animator, Ala has recently worked on films such as the Oscar-shortlisted Ice Merchants and Slow Light.

    Sophie and Ala are both members of COLA, an international production cooperative that specializes in bringing to life high quality handmade film content.