TWO BALLOONS [R: U]
DIRECTOR: Mark Smith
RUNTIME: 9 m GENRE: Animation
BLOCK D: ANIMATION HEAVEN
TRAILER Two travelers return to a place crossed by stars and clouds where love is at the beginning of everything.Originally, Two Balloons was supposed to be a live-action short. When the aircraft hangar needed for the airships became unavailable the team suddenly had a scale problem. They turned toward stop motion as a solution. In the process, the human actors transitioned to the lemurs you now see.
Click here to read an interview with Mark. Composer Peter Broderick will attend the screening.
SCREENING: Thursday 23.08.18, 5.35-6.45 PM
Mark Smith is a filmmaker from Portland, Oregon. He has produced the films North, Denmark and A House, A Home. As a cinematographer Mark spent many years filming winter expeditions in North America and South America. He is the co-author of two photography books, Osterlandet and The Powder Road. Two Balloons is Mark’s first animated film, and won the Best of Fest, Best Animation and Best Music Score awards at NRFF Amsterdam 2018.