The Gate
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The Gate

At the age of 12, the children are forced to become “adults”, give up their emotions, memories and they lose their individuality. // Director&Animator: Kino Jin Music and Sound Design: Cazz Cerkez Background: Kino Jin, Richan Li Advisor: Michael O’Rourke, Liz Blazer Produced at Pratt Institute Department of Digital Arts // Bilibili Animation Carnival, Animation New Star (CHINA, 2021) 21th Animation Academy Awards of Beijing Film Academy, Excellent Short Film (CHINA, 2021 Xinguang Award China Xi'an the 9th International Original Animation, Finalist (CHINA, 2021) KuanDu International Animation Festival, Official Selection (TAIWAN, 2021) Short Stop International Film Festival, 13th Edition Best Animation (ROMANIA, 2021) American Golden Picture International Film Festival, 3rd Year 1st Edition Best Animated Short (US, 2021) Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival, Animation Nominee (US, 2021) Toronto Independent Film Awards Inc., Student Film Nominee (CANADA, 2021) Changing Face International Film FestivaL, Annual Best Sci-fi Short Nominee (AUSTRALIA, 2021) Couch Film Festival, Fall 1:00 to 5:00 Minutes Best Animation Nominee (CANADA, 2021) Alternative Film Festival, Fall Super Short Best Animation Nominee (CANADA, 2021) NewFilmmakers NY, Animation Finalist (US, 2021) Aladerri International Film Festival, Finalist (US, 2021) International Moving Film Festival, Short Films Animation Finalist (IRAN, 2021) Los Angeles Animation Festival, Best Character-based Short Finalist (US, 2021) Rome Independent Prisma Awards, June Best Animation Short Nominee (ITALY, 2021) The Monthly Film Festival, July Best Trailer Nominee (UK, 2021) Feel The Reel International Film Festival, July Short Film Animation Nominee (UK, 2021) Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival, July Student Finalist (RUSSIA, 2021) Boden International Film Festival, July Best Animated Film Finalist (SWEDEN, 2021) Sweden Film Awards, July Best Animated Finalist (SWEDEN, 2021) Stockholm City Film Festival, July Best Animated Film Best Animated Film Finalist (SWEDEN, 2021) Luleå International Film Festival, July Best Animated Film Finalist (SWEDEN, 2021) Cosmic Film Festival, Best Student Film Semi-Finalist  (US, 2021) Alternative Film Festival, Super Short Films Semi-Finalist (CANADA, 2021) */ 17th Athens Digital Arts Festival, Official Selection (GREECE, 2021) Supernova Digital Animation Festival, Official Selection (US, 2021) International Children's Rights Film Festival, Official Selection (TURKEY, 2021) ROS Film Festival, Official Selection (SPAIN, 2021) UWPG Film Festival, Official Selection (CANADA, 2021) Full Bloom Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2021) Peekskill Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2021) SciFi Film Festival, Official Selection (AUSTRALIA, 2021) Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival, Official Selection (GREECE, 2021) accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival, Official Selection (ITALY, 2021) Flanimation Film Fest, Official Selection (US, 2021) Deep Focus Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2021) Animae Caribe International Animation & Digital Media Festival, Official Selection (SPAIN, 2021) AddAMovie Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2021) BLASTOFF, Official Selection (US, 2021) McMinnville Sci-Fi Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2021) Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival, Official Selection (NIGERIA, 2021) Oudeis International Film Festival, Official Selection (ITALY, 2021) Human-Environment Care Film Festival, Official Selection (CANADA, 2021) International Futurological Film Festival, Official Selection (POLAND, 2021) Tbilisi International Animation Festival, Official Selection (GEORGIA, 2021) Zero Degree Film Contest, Season IV Official Selection (INDIA, 2021) BAYFEST, Official Selection (CHINA, 2021) Moscow Shorts, July Official Selection (RUSSIA, 2021) Canted Angle Film Festival, Official Selection (2021) Film for Peace, Official Selection (CANADA, 2021) semana por la soberania audiovisual, Official Selection (Argentina, 2021) SPLICE Film Fest, Honorable Mention (US, 2022) Children Cinema Awards, Best Animated Film Finalist (NETHERLANDS, 2022) DRAWTASTIC "GOLDEN PENCIL AWARDS", Semi-Finalist ( 2022) McMinnville Short Film Festival Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2022) Simply Indie Film Fest, Official Selection (US, 2022) Beeston Film Festival, Official Selection (UK, 2022) Serbia International Youth Film Festival, Official Selection (SERBIA, 2022) QRC.PRJCT, Official Selection (GREECE, 2022) Oblikon Film Festival, Official Selection (FRANCE, 2022) Crazy Talented Asians & Friends: 3rd Annual Animation Short Films Festival, Official Selection (US, 2022) New Jersey Independent Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2022) Animex Screen, Official Selection (UK, 2022) ASIFA-East Animation Festival #52, Official Selection (US, 2022) Student World Impact Film Festival, Official Selection (US, 2022)
Animation Demo Reel 2021
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