France | 2021 | 14’10
Rouge and Blanche, two happy twin sisters, live in a plain on the edge of a hostile forest they are afraid to approach. The danger will come from elsewhere.
Direction: Anna Budanova
Screenplay: Anna Budanova, Emma Cascales
Production: Galina Guine
Anna Budanova is an artist and an animation filmmaker based in Paris, France. She was born in 1988 in Ekaterinburg. Anna studied in the Animation Department at the Ural State Architecture and Arts Academy and worked as an artist and an animator taking part in making of various films. With her projects Anna was in several residencies for animated films: Japic residency in Tokyo, Maison des Auteurs in Angouleme, CICLIC – Center-Val de Loire Region. Her works have been presented in international contemporary art exhibitions (Japan Media Arts Festival, Muji gallery, Aomori Prefectural Art Museum). Anna was one of four selected directors who created an audiovisual concert called The Four Seasons Animation Concert (Japan). She is the author and the director of several award-winning animated short films screened in a great number of international film festivals (including Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand, Annecy, Ottawa, Hiroshima).