When I am sad

A smile travels through the world of sadness, transformed by emotions and thoughts but a kiss of love brings it back home.

This project won the Folimage Award at MIFA PITCHES, Animation du Monde (International Animation Film Festival of Annecy).

Direction Script

Lilit Altunyan
Armine Anda

Graphism

Lilit Altunyan

Category

short films

Length

6 min 37 sec

Public

all audience

Production

Coproduction : Hoshkee Film (Armenia) / Folimage. With the support of : The Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of Armenia / National Cinema Center of Armenia, Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Procirep, Angoa, Centre du Patrimoine Arménien (Valence), Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy.

Distribution

In French theaters Special screenings International sales

Awards / Festivals

Projet lauréat du Prix Folimage au Festival international du film d'animation d'Annecy 2019 / Pitchs Mifa Animation du Monde.

Sélections officielles :

- Animest, Festival international du film d’animation de Bucarest, Roumanie 2021
- BIAF, Bucheon International Animation Festival, Corée du Sud 2021
- Festival Cinanima, Espinho, Portugal 2021 (HC)
- Carrefour du cinéma d’animation, Forum des images, Paris, France 2021 (HC)
- Olympia International Film Festival, Pyrgos / Amaliada, Grèce 2021
- BASTAU international Film Festival, Almaty, Kazakhstan 2021
- Festival Paris Courts Devant, Paris, France 2022
- Colombo International Women's Film Festival, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka 2021
- Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, France 2022
- PLAY - Lisbon's International Kids Film Festival, Lisbonne, Portugal 2022
- Music & Cinema - Festival International du Film de Marseille (MCM), France 2022
- Kino Pavasaris Film Festival, Vilnius, Lituanie 2022 (HC)
- Carrousel International du Film de Rimouski, Canada 2022
- Festival d’un jour, Valence, France 2022 (HC)
- International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS, Riga, Lettonie 2022
- Ciné Filou Festival, Castres, France 2022
- International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Allemagne 2022
- Milwaukee Film Festival, Etats-Unis 2022
- Festival jeune public Les Yeux Ouverts, Le Havre, France 2022
- World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb, Croatie 2022
- Golden Apricot International Film Festival, Yerevan, Arménie 2022
- Valence Scénario, Festival international des scénaristes et compositeurs, Valence, France 2022 (HC)
- Anibar International Animation Festival, Peja, Kosovo 2022
- Festival du Film court en Plein air de Grenoble, France 2022
- Zabut - International Animated Short Film Festival, Santa Teresa di Riva, Italie 2022

Technical information

Technicals

2D computer graphics, linocut

Genre(s)

drama, portrait / biography, literature

Theme(s)

loneliness, sadness

Process

couleur

Available print(s)

DCP, ProRes HD, H264 HD

Available version(s)

French version, French version with English subtitles, Armenian version, Armenian version with French subtitles, Armenian version with English subtitles

Image ratio (theaters)

1:85

Image radio (TV, video)

16/9

HD

oui

Dialogues

oui

Year of production

2021

Credits

Producer(s)

Producer : Armine Anda (Hoshkee Film). Coproducer : Reginald de Guillebon (Folimage).
Head of development : Corinne Destombes (Folimage).
Folimage CEO : Pierre Méloni

Adapted from

Adapted from the poem "When I Am Sad" by Lilit Altunyan. Adaptation by Lilit Altunyan and Armine Anda.

Script

Lilit Altunyan, Armine Anda

Animation

Mina Convers, Lilit Altunyan

Music

Miqayel Voskanyan

Sound

Miqayel Voskanyan, Tigran Kuzikyan, Ed Mesropyan

Editing

Karen Baghinyan

Voice(s)

Armine Anda (Armenian version), Nairi Khatchadourian (French version), Victoria Aleksanyan (English version)