Le vélo de l'éléphant
The Elephant and The Bicycle /
Слон и велосипед


paper cut-out animation, 9'04", © Folimage / La Boite,... productions 2014



Script, direction, design: Olesya Shchukina
Music: Yan Volsy
Sound design: Philippe Fontaine
Cinematographer: David Toutevoix
Backgrounds: Lucrèce Andreae, Sandrine Héritier
Animation: Lucrèce Andreae, Marjolaine Parot, Olesya Shchukina

Distribution and festivals: j.mourlam@folimage.fr

You can buy a dvd here.


Screenings

2015
+ Brazil’s Kids Film Festival 2015
+ Andorra Kids' Film Festival (28/09-04/10)
+ BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth (14-27/09, Denmark)
+ Anima Mundi (Brazil)
+ Festival Detours en Cinecourt (France)
+ Partie(s) de campagne / Jeune Public (Ouroux-en-Morvan, France)
+ Filmfest München (25/06-04/07, Munich, Germany)
+ 16th ShorTS - International Film Festival / Maremetraggio Section (2-10/07, Trieste, Italy)
+ SIFF's ShortsFest Weekend (22-26/05, Seattle, USA)
+ Zlín Film Festival (Czech Republic)
+ Golden Kuker - Sofia (Bulgaria)
+ ITFS 2015 (Stuttgart, Germany)
+ 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen /Children's and Youth Film Competition (30/04 - 05/05, Germany)
+ Animatricks Animation Festival (Helsinki, Finland)
+ Big Eyes Big Minds (Singapore)
+ IndieLisboa - Lisbon International Independent Film Festival (23/04 - 03/05, Portugal)
+ 27th Filmfest Dresden / Panorama (14-19/04, Germany)
+ TIFF Kids 2015 (Toronto, Canada)
+ Festival Faites des Courts (Brie Comte Robert, France)
+ 9ème festival Trois Jours Trop Courts (2-4/04, Castres, France)
+ Tehran International Animation Festival 2015 (Iran)
+ Mecal Pro Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes y Animación de Barcelona / non-competitive (Spain)
+ Flatpack film festival (19-29/03, Birmingham, UK)
+ Festival Ciné court animé de Roanne / National competition (23-29/03, France)
+ Suzdal National Animation Film Festival (Russia)
+ Tokyo Anime Aword Festival (19-23/03, Japan)
+ Festival International du Film d'Aubagne / non-competitive (16-21/03, France)
+ New York International Children's Film Festival (fev - march 2015, USA)
+ FIFEM 2015 (28/02 - 08/03,Montreal, Canada)
+ ANIMAC 2015 (19-22/02, Lleida, Spain)
+ Anima 2015 / Kids Competition (Brussels, Belgium)
+ PLAY, International Children and Youth film festival (Lisbonne, Portugal)
+ 37e Festival du court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand / compétition Jeune Public (30/01 - 07/02, France)
+ Monstra 2015 (Lisbonne, Portugal)
+ Un poing c'est court 2015 (16-24/01, Vaulx-en-Velin, France)
+ Festival Premiers Plans 2015 (16-25/01, Angers, France)

2014
+ 6e édition du festival international du film court "L'ombre d'un court" 2014 (6-8/02, Jouy-en-Josas, France)
+ 32. International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino (Poznan, Poland)
+ Rencontres internationales du cinéma d’animation (RICA) 2014 (Wissembourg, France)
+ Festival National du Film d'Animation AFCA (8-14/12, Bruz, France)
+ Animateca / Elephant competition programme (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
+ Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal 2014 (Canada)
+ Animated Dreams 2014 / non-competitive (Tallinn, Estonia)
+ Multivision Festival 2014 (St Petersburg, Russia)
+ 12th edition of the Biennial of Animation Bratislava 2014 Festival (Slovakia)
+ KINObrunch 2014 / JULA Festival (Munich, Germany)
+ A nous de voir Festival / hors compétition (20-30/11, Oullins, France)
+ Bradford Animation Festival / Films for Children competition (17-22/11, UK)
+ El Meu Primer Festival 2014 (16-24/11, Barcelona, Spain)
+ Festival International du Film d'Amiens / Cinéma d'animation européen (14-22/11, France)
+ CINANIMA 2014 (10-16/11, Espinho, Portugal)
+ interfilm 30th International Short Film Festival / Bike Shorts special program (11-16/11, Berlin, Germany)
+ KUKI, International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth (09-16/11, Berlin, Germany)
+ KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival / Kids Competition (04-09/11, The Netherlands)
+ international children's filmfestival Filem'On (26/10-03/11, Brussels, Belgium)
+ Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (USA)
+ Festival du premier court métrage (Pontault-Combault, France)
+ SPARK Animation 2014 (Vancouver, Canada)
+ 33rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival (20-26/10, Sweden)
+ DAFF 2014 (Dublin, Ireland)
+ Be there! Corfu Animation Festival (16-19/10, Greece)
+ Festival Tournez-Court / parallel selection (France)
+ Festival Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux 2014 (11-18/10, France)
+ ANIM’EST 2014 / Minimest section (Bucharest, Romania)
+ ANIMATOU 2014 / section caramel (non competitive) (3-11 oct, Geneve, Switzerland)
+ CICDAF 2014 (26/09 - 02/10, China)
+ Carrousel International du film - Rimouski 2014 / Panorama (Canada)
+ Croq'Anime 2014 (10-14/09, Paris, France)
+ 10th World Festival of Animated Film in Varna 2014 / Children's Films Competition (10/09 - 14/09, Bulgaria)
+ festival Paysages de Cinéastes de Châtenay-Malabry / competition Jeune Public Scolaire (06- 14/09, France)
+ Festival Silhouette 2014 (Paris, France)
+ Fantoche 2014 / Children’s Programme (Baden, Switzerland)
+ Hiroshima 2014 / Animation for Children (Japan)
+ New Horizons International Film Festival 2014 (Wroclaw, Poland)
+ Festival de "La Petite Ecole du Film Court" 2014 (Nancy, France)
+ Festival d'un jour 2014 (Valence, France)



Awards

2015 Golden Slipper (main prize for best animation), Film Festival for Children and Youth of Zlin (République Tchèque)
Prix des Cinglés du Cinéma, Festival Trois jours trop courts de Castres, France 2015
Colour Box Award of Flatpack Film Festival 2015, Birmingham, UK
Audience Award for the 7 to 12 years Category, Monstra 2015, Portugal
Jury Honorable Mention for the 7 to 12 years Category, Monstra 2015, Portugal
Best First Professional Film, Suzdal 2015, Russia
Best Children’s Short Film, Anima 2015, Belgium
The Best Story Award, Multivision 2014, Russia
Audience Award, JULA Festival 2014, Germany
Best Film for Children, Bradford Animation Festival 2014, UK
Promotion Award Animated Mermaid, CINANIMA 2014
2nd price of Audience Award, KLIK 2014
Audience Award, 33rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
Grand prix for the best foreign short film, CICDAF 2014, China
Best international short film, DAFF 2014, Ireland
Best animation film, Festival du premier court métrage 2014
Music Award for Yan Volsy, Croq'Anime 2014
Children’s Audience Award, Fantoche 2014
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