In a subtle blend of humor, poetry, and anxiety, Chulyen recounts the shamanic adventures of a creature that is half-man, half-crow. Pursued by spirits, our hero sets off on his final journey, portrayed in sumptuous black and white...
The first professional production by two graduates from the EnsAD school of art and design, this short film has enjoyed a highly successful start to its international career after winning the Grand Prize at the Animatou International Animation Film Festival in Geneva.
Produced by the young producers Nidia Santiago and Edwina Liard at Ikki Films, this film demonstrates once again the creative force and phenomenal diversity of French animated films. After being selected at around 20 international film festivals in the space of a few months—including São Paulo, Ottawa, and Saint Petersburg—Chulyen is currently continuing its festival run, and has been nominated for Best Short Animated Film at the upcoming Cesar Awards in 2016.
Directed by : Cerise Lopez, Agnès Patron Produced by : Ikki Films Genre: Animated film - Runtime: 20 min Production year: 2015
Up there, so near to the Pole, Chulyen is bored. Half man, half crow, with his merciless eyes he cuts the world into pieces, When Chulyen desires the kayak of a giant, he comes down from the sky to charm and deceive him. When Chulyen is starving he swallows hole plump, fat and delicous living seals. But already the wind picks up and the spirits of the forest are hot on his heels. This time, Chulyen will not escape unscathed. Unless!!!