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El árbol de las almas perdidas

El árbol de las almas perdidas

The tree of lost souls
Laura Zamora
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• 67 min.

Synopsis

It is the story of Lili, an introverted 11-year-old girl that utilizes her imagination as a refuge from the world that surrounds her. A world that collapses with her father’s disappearance, the lack of attention by her mother, the betrayal in the context of friendship and the heartbreak.

But everything changes when accidentally, our little protagonist, falls asleep sobbing in the rain, under a tree, accompanied by a raven, old but all high and mighty.

The tree of the lost souls is a story regarding the introspective journey of the protagonist and the relationship between her and each one of the people in her life. But beyond that, the story speaks about loneliness, broken dreams and the grief of death in childhood.

Festivals and awards

Nominación Premios Goya 2020 (España)
Best Animation Shortfilm – The Gulf of Naples Independent Festival (Nápoles, Italia)
Best Animated Shortfilm Hip Hop Film Festival (New York, EEUU)
Best Animation Shortfilm – Reff React Film Fest (Catanzaro, Italia)
Premio G.O.I. – Reff React Film Fest (Catanzaro, Italia)
Best Animation Shortfilm – French Riviera Film Festival (Cannes, Francia)
Premio del público al mejor cortometraje – Fixion Fest Fantastic & Horror Film Festival (Chile)
Special Mention in Animation Marathon 2019 (Athens, Greece)
Mención especial cine infantil en Festival internacional de Cine de Pasto (Nariño, Colombia)

Laura Zamora

Laura Zamora Cabeza (Barcelona, ​​1984) scriptwriter, producer and director. Her career in the cinema began as a spectator and cinephile, although animation was already in those illustrated stories that she wrote and drew as a child. After studying Advertising Graphics, she took another step as an animator at the 3D Primer Frame school in Valencia.

Since then she has worked on the visual effects of different commercials between Spain and Greece, in addition to productions such as Órbitas by Jaime Maestro or the Swedish Cirkeln by Levan Akin, for which the Ixor VFX studio was nominated for the Guldbagge of the Swedish Film Institute. She also participated in the short film ‘The Last Christmas of the Universe’ as Special Effects Composer, directed by David Muñoz and awarded the Méliès Award at the Sitges Film Festival among others.

The Tree of Lost Souls was her first short film as a screenwriter, director and director. He was nominated for the 2020 Goya Awards, among other awards at festivals such as the REFF React Film Fest in Catanzaro (Italy), Hip hop film Festival (New York, USA) in addition to receiving the Audience Award at the Fixion Fest Fantastic & Horror Chile Film Festival, among others. Not forgetting selections such as in the Oscar qualifying festival such as the American documentary and animation Film Festival, also in the Madrid PNR Film Festival, Mostras Curtas de Noia or Alicante Film Festival, collaborating festivals of the Goya Awards.

Production: Laura Zamora
Script: Laura Zamora
Direction: Laura Zamora
Cinematography: Laura Zamora
Edition: Laura Zamora
Sound: Oliver Schmitz
Music: Alex Koniaris
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