Art and Experience: Iranian 3D animated piece ‘Light Sight’ directed by Moslem Tabatabaee has won eight international awards from its recent screenings in festivals in UK, US, India, and Bosnia.
‘Light Sight’ received Best Student film award at Sunrise 45 Film Festival on August 18 in the US, Best International Short Animation at Pink City International Short Film Festival on September 1 in India, and Best Animation award at the third edition of Full Bloom Film Festival on Sep. 14 in the US.
The 3D animation also scooped best animation awards at the 18th Moondance International Film Festival on Sep. 15 in the US, and the 10th Jahorina Film Festival on Sep. 20th in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Special Jury award for creativity in short student films went to ‘Light Sight’ at the 9th edition of DTLA Film Festival in US on Sep. 21.
The seven-minute animated piece also won Best Short Film award at the 5th Universal Film Festival on Sep. 28 in US, and Best Student film award and nominations for Best International Short Film and Best Animation at the 9th Wimbledon International Short Film Festival in UK on Oct. 7.
According to the director of ‘Light Sight’, the animation has one character and one setting; the character tries to escape from the room to get to the light he sees outside.