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The Dip

Director:
Simona Mehandzhieva
Country:
United Kingdom
year: 2020
Running Time:
4:32
Technique:
2D computer
Category:
Student film
Producer:
Simona Mehandzhieva
Distributor:
Simona Mehandzhieva
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Synopsis

A dip, a shablam, a death drop is when a dancer strikes a pose and dramatically falls on their back. The higher the fall, the spicier the dip.The story follows Shesa Quinn dipping from the top of a skyscraper. Gagged by her stunt, the townsfolk bellow spiral into chaos. Will Shesa land a perfect dip

Director's BIO

Simona Me. is a loud, awkward Sagittarius, who grew up glued to the screen watching wacky cartoons. She would get sucked into the world of colourful 90s cartoons like ‘The Powerpuff Girls’, ‘Cow and Chicken’ and ‘Scooby Doo’. She is currently an independent animator who graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Narrative Animation. In February 2020 she was awarded ‘Best New Talent’ for her first year film ‘DUO’ at the ‘BFI Future Film Festival’. The film also travelled around world to ‘Monstra’ in Lisbon, ‘AS Film Festival’ in Italy and ‘Up and Coming International Film Festival’ in Hannover.

Contacts

simona.mehandzhieva@gmail.com