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Landscape with Animals

2D ANIMATION

Banafsheh-Violet Modaressi's Cannes-nominated film, accompanied by Karen Homayounfar's captivating music score, has received numerous accolades, including awards from the National Film Board of Canada and the Paris Short Film Festival.

In this 7-minute animated masterpiece, a community residing in a town where love is forbidden and freedom is scarce surrenders to their circumstances and loses touch with their basic human rights. Over time, their appearance and demeanour change, and some even transform into animals. However, a few daring individuals defy the taboos, sparking a revolution transforming their city. The film portrays a nation's yearning for love and freedom in a moving and powerful way, showcasing the bravery of those who stand up against oppression.

A Film by Banafsheh-Violet Modaressi, A 2 min haiku poem, one of 20. Winner of Paris Short Film

Landscape with Animals

SHORT FILM

Lonely Dream is a poignant film directed, written, produced, and edited by Violet Modaressi, featuring a talented cast including Amelia Croft, Erika Forest, and Shelly Jonz, and breathtaking cinematography by Alexey Alekhin. The film's emotive power is amplified by the evocative music of Ray. H. Zaho.

At the heart of the film is Fiona, a child of the modern era, left alone all day by her overworked parents. Through Fiona's eyes, we witness the world she inhabits and the intimate moments that shape her development. The film invites us to reflect on the consequences of a society where long working hours and limited family time have become the norm. Lonely Dream is a poignant and unforgettable exploration of the emotional impact of neglect on a child's life.

Landscape with Animals

COMMERCIALS

Music Video : Bucko & Toad, Any Excuse, Assistant Art Director

Compendium Vol. 11, VFS Tales of the 20s, 4 Episodes , Costume design 

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Production design, Cesar Silva Jewelry: Commercial

Production design, Cesar Silva Jewelry: Commercial

Production design, Cesar Silva Jewelry: Commercial

Production design, Cesar Silva Jewelry: Commercial

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