A peasant, after traveling the world, arrives in front of a gate controlled by a fearsome Guardian. The peasant tries to pass through but the Guardian denies him entrance.
Peasant and Guardian are the same character, the peasant, like each one of us, in front of his own fear; the guardian, something shapeless, that surround and control him The Gate the possibilities we encounter during our life.
Made with a blend of 2D and 3D animation.
The short-film premiered at Annecy Animation Film Festival in France, 2015, in the short film animation category.
Produced and Directed by: Alessandro Novelli
Animation: Alessandro Novelli, Victor Perez, Andrea Gendusa
Illustration and Design: Alessandro Novelli, Karolina Pospischi, Andrea Gendusa
3D: Victor Perez, Alessandro Novelli, Gabriele Maiocco, Original Music Simon Smith, Sasha Agranov
Voice Over: Luis De Velasco
Music Recording and Mixing: Eric Nagel at BCNSound
Voice Over recording: Juan José Rodriguez at Abuela Records - MX
Mastering: Yves Roussel
Many thanks to: Leandra Boj, Rafael Mayani, Xavier Sanche and Karolina Pospischil for their posters.