Iran’s animation ‘The Last Fiction’ has won the Best Feature Animation award at the 6th edition of the Epic Animation Comics Games festival (Epic ACG) in the US.
Directed by Ashkan Rahgozar, the animation is based on the story of ‘Zahhak’, a tale from an Iranian national epic The Shahnameh (Book of Kings), which is written by Iranian poet Ferdowsi.
Some popular Iranian actors were in the animation’s voice acting lineup, including Parviz Parastouee, Leila Hatami, Hamed Behdad, Baran Kosari, Ashkan Khatibi, Farrokh Nemati, Hassan Pourshirazi, Majid Mozaffari, Shaqayeq Farahani, Melika Sharifinia, Akbar Zanjanpour, Zoheir Yari, and Bita Farrahi.
Epic ACG fest is an event for Showcasing animation, comics and games.
The fest brings together the general public and artists. It provides a platform for artists to show their creativity.
The sixth edition of the event was held on October 26-27.