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Warm Star Selected for Annecy Kids 2020 Program


Warm Star, an animated short film produced by SMF (Soyuzmultfilm) Studio, was selected by the committee of the Annecy International Film Festival to be part of the Annecy Kids 2020 program.

Directed by Anna Kuzina, Warm Star tells the story of a bird that keeps everything in order in the sky, who accidentally drops a star while cleaning that kids down on Earth discover. The film was awarded at many Russian and international festivals. At the 60th Annecy International Animation Film Festival, it was selected for the Young Audiences Short Films section.

Warm Star is one of eight animated shorts for kids selected to be part of Annecy Kids 2020. The other selections include Cinema Rex (Israel), Archie (U.K.), Catgot (Hong Kong), Nature (France), Reven og Nissen (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Boriya (France, South Korea) and Like and Follow (Germany, Canada).

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Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at [email protected]


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