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STEP INTO THE RIVER

STEP INTO THE RIVER

Datos Técnicos / Technical Data

País de Producción / Country of Production:  CHINA & FRANCIA - CHINA & FRANCE

Año Produccion / Year of Production:  2020

Duración / Running Time:  15′

Formato / Format:  DIGITAL

Pantalla / Screen Ratio:  16/9

Color / Color:  COLOR - COLOUR

Género / Gender:  FICCIÓN ANIMACIÓN - FICTION ANIMATION

Técnicas de Animación / Animation Tecniques:  Computer 2D

Lugar de Rodaje / Shooting Place:  CHINA & FRANCIA - CHINA & FRANCE

Versión Original / Original Version:  CHINA - CHINESE

Subtítulos / Subtitles:  INGLÉS & FRANCES - ENGLISH & FRENCH

Ficha Técnica / Specification Sheet

Productora / Production Company:  LES VALSEURS

Director / Director:  WEIJIA MA

Guión / Screenplay:  WEIJIA MA

Música / Music:  PABLO PICO

Sonido / Sound:  WEIJIA MA

Montaje / Editing:  JÉRÔME BRÉAU

Animación / Animation:  JOSEPH ROTH, JIHUA ZHU, MENGSHI FANG, MARION CHOPIN, MATHILDE POIGNIEZ, THILBAULT DUMOULIN, KUN YU, ZITENG QI, JUANJUAN CHEN, SAMUEL BOULITREAU, ELSA PARENT, LOUISE PETIT

Intérpretes / Cast

YIFEI CHEN

MINGEN ZHANG

GUIFEN ZHANG

Sinopsis / Synopsis

Lu y Wei son dos niñas que viven en un pueblo ubicado a orillas de un río donde algunas familias ahogan a niñas en el río para tener niños. Las dos chicas tienen un vínculo especial con este río. Juntos, encontrarán una fuerza mágica para superar los traumas del pasado.

Lu and Wei are two young girls living in a village nestled on the banks of a river where some families drown baby girls in the river in order to have boys. The two girls have a special bond with this river. Together, they will find a magical strength to overcome the traumas of the past.

Biofilmografia / Biofilmography

Weijia Ma es una artista de animación independiente, también profesora universitaria. Su cortometraje documental "MY QUARANTINE BEAR" ha ganado la Mención Especial en Vision du Réel: Su cortometraje de animación "STEP INTO THE RIVER" ha ganado el premio al Mejor Corto de Animación en el Festival Internacional de Cortos de Palm Springs, Tricky Realities en el festival de cine Tricky Women, Silver Premio Hugo en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Chicago y Premio del Público Silver Dove en DOK Leipzig.

Weijia Ma is an independent animation artist, also a college teacher. Her documentary short film “MY QUARANTINE BEAR” has won the Special Mention at Vision du Réel: Her animation short “STEP INTO THE RIVER” has won the Best Animation Short at Palm Springs International Shortfest, Tricky Realities award at Tricky Women film festival, Silver Hugo award at Chicago International Film Festival, and Silver Dove Audience Award at DOK Leipzig.

Premios / Awards

SOO FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
PREMIO DEL PÚBLICO
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL THE UNPRECEDENTED CINEMA (Estonia)
MEJOR ANIMACIÓN
BEST ANIMATION

CONSTANTINE'S GOLD COIN (Serbia)
TERCER PREMIO AL MEJOR CORTOMETRAJE
THIRD PRIZE FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM

FEAR NO FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
GRAN PREMIO DEL JURADO
GRAND JURY FEARLESS FILMMAKER AWARD

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
PREMIO SILVER HUGO
SILVER HUGO AWARD

DOK LEIPZIG INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM (Germany)
PREMIO DE LA AUDIENCIA
AUDIENCE AWARD

TRICKY WOMEN INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Austria)
PREMIO REALIDADES
REALITIES AWARD

 

Selecciones / Selections

HIROSHIMA ANIMATION SEASON (Japan)

FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Austria)

MALESCORTO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

SAN FRANCISCO FROZEN FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

PRATO FILM FESTIVAL -Out of Competition- (Italy)

JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

KWETU INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Tanzania)

AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Switzerland)

CLAPPERBOARD GOLDEN FILM FESTIVAL (Brazil)

AMARCORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

INTERNATIONALES TRICKFILM FESTIVAL STUTTGART - FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM (Germany)

MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Indonesia)

FESTIVAL EUROPÉEN DU FILM FANTASTIQUE DE STRASBOURG (France)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OBERHAUSEN (Germany)

TAICHUNG INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (China, Republic of (Taiwan))

NAPLES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

LOS ANGELES CINEMA FESTIVAL OF HOLLYWOOD (United States)

SEMANA DE CINE DE MEDINA DEL CAMPO (Spain)

CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)

PITTSBURGH SHORTS (United States)

ANIMA BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Belgium)

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)

HEXAGON FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

MALATESTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

RIGA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Latvia)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA (Greece)

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

ANIWOW - CHINA (BEIJING) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ANIMATION FESTIVAL (China, People's Republic of)

LEIDEN SHORTS (Netherlands)

URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

BLASTOFF - FILM, SCREENPLAY, AND THEME-MUSIC FESTIVAL (United States)

PÖFF - BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Estonia)

GANGNEUNG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Korea, Republic of (South Korea))

NORWICH FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

FESTIVAL DE CORTOMETRAJES ALMERÍA EN CORTO (Spain)

AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Turkey)

INSOMNIA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Russia)

SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

NEW YORK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

LA GUARIMBA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

TOFUZI INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILMS (Georgia)

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (United States)

HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

TEHRAN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Iran)

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

ANIMAGE - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA DE ANIMAÇÃO DE PERNAMBUCO (Brazil)

LAGO FILM FEST, INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AND DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL (Italy)

NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE NANCY (France)

SPARK ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Canada)

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

BENGALURU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (India)

LA FEMME SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Egypt)

TAMPERE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Finland)

ZABUT - INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

FILEM'ON, BRUSSELS CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Belgium)

ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM (France)

APULIA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

FCMCB - FESTIVAL DE COURTS MÉTRAGES DE LA CÔTE BLEUE (France)

CINEMIRA - BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Hungary)

WORLD FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM - ANIMAFEST ZAGREB (Croatia)

COURTS D'UN SOIR (Canada)