2012, 13 minutes, HD
Sound Design by Dan Golden

A wild boy is found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization. Alienated by a strange new environment, the boy tries to adapt by using the same strategies that kept him safe in the forest.


Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Japan, August 21-25
Animafest Zagreb, Croatia, June 3-8
Oscar Nominated Shorts tour, various cities, starting January 31
Ashland Independent Film Festival, USA, April 3-7
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, Jan 31-Feb 8
Festibérico , the Netherlands, March 20-30
NYICFF, USA, March 7-30
Flickerfest, Australia, January 10-19
Animateka, Slovenia, December 2-8
Sichuan TV Festival, China, November 16-18, Gold Panda award for Best Overseas Animated Short Film
Animpact, Korea, November 20-26
24fps International Short Film Festival, November 1-2, USA, Special Jury Citation
Animax Skopje festival. Macedonia, November 7-9, Golden Brick Award
Hollywood Film Festival, USA, October 17-21
Bradford Animation Festival, UK, November 12-16
Adelaide Film Festival, Australia, Oct 10-20
Animanima, Serbia, Sept 5-8: Jury’s special distinction for Best Direction
Animatou, Switzerland, October 5-13
Animasyros, Greece, September 26-29
London International Animation Festival, UK, Oct 25-Nov 3, Audience Vote
Woodstock Film Festival, USA, October 2-6: Maverick Award for Best Animation
Fantoche, Switzerland, Sept 3-8
Varna World Festival of Animated Film, Bulgaria, Sept 11-15
DragonCon, USA: Aug30 – Sept 2
Gran Paradiso, Italy, Aug 26-31: Best Short Film
Anima Mundi, Brazil: Aug 2-18: Best Film Award
Toronto Animation Arts Festival, July 26-28: Best International Short
Animation Block Party, USA, July 26
KROK Animation Festival, September 1-10: Grand Prize
Animator Animation Festival, Poland: July 13-19
British Animation Film Festival, UK: June 23
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia: June 20-30
Southside Film Festival, USA: June 12-15
Fest Anka, Slovak Republic: June 27-30
RabbitFest, Italy: June 14-15
Northwest Animation Festival, USA: May 17-19
Busan International Short Film Festival, Korea, May2-6: Best Animation Award
Arizona International Film Festival, USA: April 12-28: Best Animated Short
Annecy International Animation Festival, France: June 10-15: Junior Jury Award, Fipresci Special Distinction, Festivals Connexion Award
Animayo, Spain: May 7-11: Grand Prize
Anifilm, Czech Republic, May 3-8
Cortoons Festival, Italy, April 17-21
Animatricks Festival, Finland, April 19-21
Newport Beach Film Festival, USA, April 25-May 2
Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart, Germany: April 23-28
Independent Film Festival Boston, USA: April 24-20
Nashville Film Festival, USA: April 18-25
Sarasota Film Festival, USA: April 5-14
Pictoplama Berlin, Germany: April 10-14
Athens Animfest, Greece: March 7-13:
Anima International Animation Festival, Belgium: Feb 8-17: Grand Prize
Corfu Animation Festival, Greece: April 4-7: Grand Prize
Black Maria Film Festival, USA: Feb 1- March
Big Muddy Film Festival, USA: Feb 20-24: Best Animation
International Environmental Film Festival, France: Feb 19-26
Animac International Animation Festival, Catalonia: Feb 28- March 3
Festival Mauvais Genre, France: March 27- April 1
Cine en los Barrios del Cartagena Film Festival, Colombia: Feb 21-27
Roanne animation film festival, France: March 19-24
Sundance Film Festival, USA: January 19-27
Animated Dreams (Black Nights), Estonia: November 14-18: Best Story award
Anilogue International Animation Festival, Hungary: November 16-25
Etiuda&Anima International Animation Festival, Poland: November 26-29
Sommets du Cinéma d'Animation, Canada: November 28-December 2
Expotoons, Argentina: October 23, 24, 25
Montserrat College of Art, USA: Oct. 9
Giraf Animation Festival, Canada: Oct 31-Nov 4: Innovation in Animation Award
Cinanima International Animation Festival, Portugal: Nov 8-14: RTP2 Prize
Cutout International Animation Festival,Mexico, Nov 1, 2, 3
Animage International Animation Festival,Brazil, Sept 26-30
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, The Netherlands, November 7-11
Anim'est International Animation Film Festival, Romania, October 5-14
Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada: September 19-23
Animated Encounters, UK: September 19-23
The International Fest of Contemporary animation & media-art LINOLEUM, Russia: July 10 to September 9



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