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Iranian ‘Echo’ wins award at Indian fest

The Pink City Int’l Short filmfest in India awards Iran’s ‘Echo’.

The Pink City International Short Film Festival (PCISFF) in India has awarded Iranian short animation ‘Echo’.

Hossein Ghorchian won the Best Sound Designing award for the short flick, directed by Barzan Rostami, at the international category of the Indian film event’s 7th edition.

This is not the first international award for Ghorchian as he has already won a number of awards, including the Sound Design Award at the Melbourne City Independent Film Awards.

‘Echo’ is about understanding and perception of wildlife and environmental abuse, as well as its consequences on human race.

The film has been screened at a number of global events, including the Smaragdni eco film festival in Croatia, the R.E.D International Film Festival in Norway, the Snake Alley Festival of Film in the US, and the International Tour Film Festival in Italy.

The flick’s screening at the Southern Cone International Film Festival in Mexico brought it the Best Short Film award.

According to the official website of the event, the PCISFF aims at “introducing makers of short films all around the world and provide a platform to … showcase” the creativity of new talents.

This year’s edition of the event was held on September 25.