film type animated film, documentary film, experimental film Production Country Germany, France production year 2022 runtime 12'13 colour animation technique mixed media
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Surround languages Englisch Subtitles Englisch, Deutsch, Französisch, Spanisch

My avatar learns a backflip on a 6-core processor.

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director Nikita Diakur Produktion / Production Nikita Diakur, Miyu Productions Drehbuch / Script Nikita Diakur Schnitt / Editing Nikita Diakur Szenenbild / Production Design Nikita Diakur Animation Nikita Diakur Bildgestaltung / DOP Nikita Diakur Tongestaltung / Sound Design David Kamp
2022 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France
2022 Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
2022 Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF), San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato City, Mexico (Best Experimental Film)
2022 Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland (Tough Eye Award)
2022 Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada (Best Design)
2022 Sardinia Film Festival, Sassari, Italy (Guido Manuli Award)
2022 Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma, Canada (Best Animation)
2022 New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, Sapporo, Japan (Grand Prix)
2022 ZINEBI - International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao, Spain (Mikeldi Award, Best Narrative Film)
2022 VIENNA SHORTS, Wien, Austria
2022 Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Films, Croatia
2022 Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Germany
2022 Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2022 Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
2022 Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland
2023 FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival, Dresden, Germany
2023 Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Germany
2022 Animation Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis 2022
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Nikita Diakur

Nikita Diakur works as an independent director and producer in Germany. He is best known for his projects UGLY and FEST, which have received critical acclaim at film festivals around the world. His signature style is a dynamic computer simulation that embraces spontaneity, randomness and error.

2017 Ugly
2018 Fest