Guaxuma by Nara Normande

115 festivals, 70+ awards including SXSW, Palm Springs, Guadalajara, Ottawa, Chicago, Cinequest…

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Nara and Tayra grew up in Guaxuma, a beach in the north east of Brazil, but as a teenager Nara had to leave this place of freedom. After an unexpected shattering event, Nara returns to Guaxuma but she doesn’t recognize the virgin paradise of her childhood anymore. Is it the beach that has changed or Nara herself?

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DIRECTOR : Nara Normande
PRODUCERS : Damien Megherbi & Justin Pechberty (Les Valseurs)
COPRODUCER : Livia de Melo (Vilarejo Filmes)
ANIMATION: Pedro Iuá, Sylvain Derosne, Diego Akel, Nara Normande, Clemence Bouchereau
, Julien Laval , Abi Feijo, Tãnia Duarte, Sofia Gutman , Aurore Peuffier, Melody Boulissiere, Anne-Lise Nemorin, Gervaise Duchaussoy
CINEMATOGRAPHER : Maíra Iabrudi, Pedro Sotero, Simon Gesrel, Jean-Louis Padis
EDIT: Eduardo Serrano
MUSIC: Normand Roger


Anima Mundi | “Canal Brasil” Short Film Award | Brazil (2018)
Festival de Gramado | Grand Prize Best Short | Brazil (2018)
Hamptons International Film Festival | Best Documentary Short | USA (2018)
Ottawa International Animation Film Festival | Best Narrative Short | Canada (2018)
Animatou, International Animation Film Festival | Special Mention of the Jury for Doc’Anim | Switzerland (2018)
Animanima | Special Metion of the Jury | Serbia (2018)
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur | Youth Prize 16+ | Switzerland (2018)
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival | Youth Jury: Best Animated Short, 1st Prize | USA (2018)
Saõ Paulo International Short Film Festival | ABCA prize of Best Animation | Brazil(2018)
Saõ Paulo International Short Film Festival | Public Prize | Brazil(2018)
Festival de Brasília | Best Direction, Best Art Direction, Best Soundtrack | Brazil(2018)
Goiânia Mostra Curtas | Best Short | Brazil(2018)
Festival Du Film Court de Villeurbanne |Best Animation | France(2018)
Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema | Indielisboa Prize, APC Prize | Brazil(2018)
Mostra de Cinema de Gostoso | Best Short | Brazil(2018)
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS | Best Animation | Latvia (2018)
Mostra de Cinema de Londrina | Best Direction, Best Art Direction | Brazil(2018)
FestCine Recife | Best Animation, Best Editing, ABCA Prize | Brazil(2018)
Tindirindis International Animated Film Festival | Special Mention | Lithuania (2018)
International Film Festival Zoom-Zblizenia | THE BEST ANIMATED FILM award | Poland (2019)
SXSW, South by Southwest Film Festival | Best Animated Short | USA (2019)
Cinequest Film Festival | Best Animated Short | USA (2019)
Guadalajara International Film Festival | Rigo Mora International Award – Best Animated Short | Mexico (2019)
Premios Quirino | Best Short Award | Tenerife, Spain(2019)
Rencontre du Cinéma Européen | Cinécran Prize | France (2019)
Indie Lisboa | Short Film Award, Macao Tourism Award – Best Animated Short, School Award | Portugal (2019)
Aspen ShortsFest | Special Mention for Animation | USA (2019)
Plein la Bobine | Professional Jury Prize | France (2019)
Palm Springs | Best International Short | USA (2019)
Manlleu Film Festival | Audience Award | Spain (2019)
Zabut – International Animated Short Film | Jury Special Mention | Italy (2019)
LA Shorts Fest | Special Mention | USA (2019)
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival | Kidseye International Film Festival First Prize | USA (2019)
New Orleans Film Festival | Helen Hill Award for Animation, Audience Award | USA (2019)

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