Acclaimed Iranian short animation ‘Echo’ is set to be showcased at the international festival of Piriapolis de Pelicula in Uruguay.
The 7-minute short work, directed by Barzan Rostami, will be among the short to vie at the 17th edition of the film event.
‘Echo’ is about understanding and perception of wildlife and environmental abuse, as well as its consequences on human race.
The film has been showcased 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 Int’l Film Festival in Mexico brought it the Best Short Film award. In Polish Wlodzimiers Puchalski Int’l Nature filmfest, it grabbed a Special Jury Prize. And, the Pink City Int’l Short filmfest in India bestowed its Best Sound Designing award upon the film’s sound engineer, Hossein Chorchian.
The international festival of Piriapolis de Pelicula exhibits a selection of audiovisual products, short, medium and feature length movies of various genres, free of charge.
This year’s edition of the fest is slated for October 23-25.