Unwanted desires

film type animated film Production Country Germany production year 2014 runtime 4'00 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Dolby SR

UNWANTED DESIRES is a compilation of short scenes having one thing in common: an 'inappropriate' behavior. Like a personal diary it is a notebook with a collection of never realized 'bad thoughts'.

director Aleksandra Szmida Animation Aleksandra Szmida Schnitt / Editing Aleksandra Szmida Produktion / Production Aleksandra Szmida Drehbuch / Script Aleksandra Szmida Bildgestaltung / DOP Tongestaltung / Sound Design Xabier Erkizia film school Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
Short Waves, Poznan, Poland (special mention)
ANIMOCJE Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Concorto Film Festival, Piacenza, Italy
International Festival of Puppet Theatres and Films Animations for Adults „Puppet is a Human Too”, Warsaw, Poland
Europäisches Kurzfilmfestival Köln UNLIMITED, Germany (dritter Jurypreis + 2. Publikumspreis)
2014 Animateka - International Animation Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015 FEST International Film Festival, Espinho, Portugal
2015 Anilogue International Animation Film Festival, Budapest, Wien, Austria
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
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  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
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  • Aleksandra Szmida
  • Aleksandra Szmida
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
  • Peter-Welter-Platz 2
  • 50676 Köln
  • Deutschland
  • +49 221 201890
  • http://www.khm.de

Aleksandra Szmida

Born in 1987 in Poland;
graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, animation department;
has studied at Art Academy in Zagreb and Kunsthochschule für Medien in Cologne;
currently lives and works in Poznan

2010 Aquarium

2011 Physical Education