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Simon Massey’s animated short A Guerra Finita won Best Animated Short Film at the Prisma Independent Film Awards in Rome

“when the war ends” Signed animated short film Simon MasseyIt won the award for Best Animated Short Film Prisma Independent Film Awards in Rome, an event dedicated to the best independent cinema. The composer of the soundtrack was also honored, Lorenzo DanisenFor the best acoustic design.

Last December, the work won the award for Best Animated Short Film at the International Film Festival IndiaIn thethvikvaruni international film festival (Aranthangi, Tamil Nadu), and won the Grand Jury Prize in the ‘Head Trip’ section of the Rhode Island Short Film Festival, in the United States of America.

Simon Massey with the recognition of the Athvikvaruni International Film Festival

Accolades add to Long list of awards given to animatore., director and animator from Pergola (PU), one of the most famous artists of Italian and international cinema for animation. In his new work, presented in September at the Venice Film Festival, the artist narrates from Pergola – through words Gino StradaFounder emergency War at its core: violence, pain, death, the victims mostly civilians fleeing in terror.

in “when the war ends” The artist was inspired by the parades by scenes from the major conflicts that actually took place – from World War II to the refugee camps of the Six-Day War, from the attack on the Bridge of Mostar to cars set on fire in the war. In Syria – to paint more than 2,500 paintings and show what unites all conflicts. Gino Strada’s voice serves as a leitmotif in conveying to the audience the values ​​and messages with which the founder of the Emergency and the Society have always fought war. It is no coincidence that the inspiration for the work comes from Strada’s quote: “A world without war is another utopia from which we cannot wait any longer.”

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