Directed by Farnouosh Abedi, the 11-minute animation is about a piano player who tries to bring his wife back to life but the deal awakens the devil inside him.
“Music was his passion… Love was his masterpiece…” a short synopsis for the animation reads.
‘Malakout’ has also been scheduled to go on screen at a number of global events, including the 12th Crystal Palace International Film Festival in the UK, the 35th Guadalajara International Film Festival in Mexico, the 3rd Saints and Sinners Film Festival in the US, and the 7th Galactic Imaginarium Film Festival in Spain.
The animation recently received an honorary diploma at the Silk Road International Film Festival in Ireland.
The Black Country Horror Shorts Film Festival is a festival for short films of around 10 minutes.
The first edition of the Black Country Horror Shorts Film Festival was held on February 27, 2020.