Astigmatismo

Screens in “Animated Tales” shorts program
Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Director: Nicolai Troshinsky
4 min.

A boy, having lost his glasses, can only see one thing in focus at a time. His sight gets attracted by the sounds that surround him. He will have to explore a blurry world of unknown places and strange characters.

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Nicolai Troshinsky
Born in Moscow in 1985, Nicolai Troshinsky studied illustration in Madrid and later in Italy. In 2009 he graduates as animation filmmaker in the french school “La Poudrière”. His short-film “Jeux Pluriels” is selected in the Clérmont-Ferrand international short-film festival and was shown in the “Jeux D’Artistes” exhibition in Annecy. Since 2006 he has been working as a freelance children’s books illustrator mainly for Spanish publishers. In 2010 he wins the CJ Picture Book Award in South Korea. From 2009 to 2011 he teaches sporadically storytelling and cinematographic language in the “Ars Animación” school in Madrid. In 2010 he begins developing experimental videogames. “Loop Raccord”, an experimental video-editing game, was selected in several international videogame festivals and exhibitions.