Mixed media animated short film. An experimental story held by dream logic.

The film has been created using a mixture of traditional and digital techniques, combining drawings, cut-outs, stop-motion, projections..

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14′ 33″ / Colour / 2019.
Direction, Story, Animation, Sound by Sois de Traca.
Hedgehog – Incognito Morais
long character – Incognito Álvarez

This time the dream was about to make sense…

During sleep and cornered by the lack of meaning a reluctant hedgehog creates a puzzle that can’t be solved. But even within the dream the hedgehog is neither able to let it go nor to solve it and stubbornly tries to make sense of the absurdity…

Best Experimental Film – Open World Animation Festival 2020, Allenton PA, US
Best Experimental Jury Prize – Stockholm Experimental Animation Festival 2020

Selected Screenings
Proceso de Error – Festival Internacional de Video Experimental 2020 , Valparaiso Chile
Animasivo 2020 – Festival de Animación Contemporánea de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
5th Chaniartoon 2020, Chania Greece
Stockholm Experimental Animation Festival, Sweden 2020
Open World Animation Festival 2020 Allenton, PA – US
Bilbao International Animation Community Festival – ANIMAKOM FEST 2020, Spain
OPEN SSA + VAS Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh, 2020
Sound & Image Challenge International Festival 2019 – Macau, China
Lublin Film Festival – Poland 2019
Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) Shorts 2019 – Tallinn, Estonia
L’Alternativa. Festival de cinema independent de Barcelona 2019
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2019 – Hokkaido, Japan
Fest Anča, World Panorama – Žilina, Slovakia, 2019
Push Festival, Artist Film Programme. HOME – Manchester, UK 2019