The External World

Time: 4pm

the External World | David O’Reilly | 2010 | 15 minutes

synopsis: A boy learns to play the piano.

bio: David OReilly (21 June 1985, Kilkenny) is an Irish animator based in Berlin. At 15 he began working as an assistant at local animation studios, teaching himself 3d software in his spare time. He discovered cinema in 2005 when he was given the keys to an unused private theatre with an enormous film library. Since then he has created a wide variety of independent short films. Noted for his disregard of conventions his work is regarded as a groundbreaking
force in contemporary 3d animation.

The External World

AWARDS
Golden Zagreb Award – Zagreb Animafest (2010)
Best Art Direction – Animage Festival (2010)
Best Animated Film – RiverRun FFestival (2010)
Best Short Film – Barcelona Intl Short FF (2010)
Best Animated Film – Ann Arbor FF (2010)
Golden Bear for Best Short film – Berlinale (2009)
The Cartoon D!or (2009)
German Film Award (2009)
Best Narrative Film – Ottawa Animation F (2009)
Grand Prize – Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (2009)
First Prize for Best Short Film – Animadrid (2009)
Best German Film – Oberhausen (2009)
Special Distinction – Annecy (2009)
Silver Dove – DOK Leipzig (2009) …

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