Silent City



2009



Animation Short Film

A Crane is silently resting in its nest perched somewhere above the city when warplanes dropped their bombs on the buildings. The bird was waiting to hatch eggs.

Writer & Director: Amir Mehran
Composer: Kayhan Kalhor
Sound & Mix: Hossein Mahdavi
Storyboard, Background & Color: Behnam Shojaee
Compositor: Saeed Zare
Animator: Mohammad Ali Sharifpour
VFX Artists: Vahid Rasoli - Saeed Zare
Editor: Kazem Mollaie
Assistant Director: Ameneh Arbaboun
Producer: Amir Mehran
Documentary and Experimental Film Center
Animation, 7Min, 2009
35 mm

Awards:
- Best Animation film in - The third international arts festival of resistance 2013 Iran
- Best Animation film in 41st Roshd international film festival 2011 Iran
- Best Animation in 4th International Digital Media fair & festival 2010 Iran
- Special Jury Award in 9th International Short Film Festival inter film Berlin 2010 Germany
- Special Jury Award in Iasi International Film Festival 2010 Romania
- Special Jury Award in Banja Luka 2010 Bosnia
- Best Animation film in Cinefiesta 2010 Puertorico
- Best Subject in 5th Video Festival Imperia 2010 Italy
- Best Animation in Avinifest – Animation festival 2010 Iran
- Best Animation in 28th International Fajr film festival 2010 Iran
- Best Animation film in 5th Ruyesh film festival 2009 Iran
- Best Sound in 26th Tehran international short film festival 2009 Iran
- Best Animation film in 26th Tehran international short film festival 2009 Iran

Festivals:
- The third international arts festival of resistance 2013 Iran
- 2013 Eastern Breeze Film Festival Canada
- 2nd International Motion festival 2013 Cyprus
- 41st Roshd international film festival 2011 Iran
- 3th animasyros 2010 Greece
- The 13th edition of Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People
- 4th Varesh film festival 2010 Iran
- 9th International Short Film Festival in the Berlin 2010 Germany
- 4th International Digital Media fair & festival 2010 Iran
- Iasi International Film Festival 2010 Romania
- Banja Luka 2010 Bosnia
- 16th Bradford animation festival 2010 UK
- Shnit international short film festival 2010 Switzerland
- 26th international short film festival Berlin 2010 Germany
- 7th Naoussa International Film Festival 2010 Greece
- Cinema day celebration 2010 Iran
- 11th Moqavemat International Film Festival 2010 Iran
- 16th International Short Film Festival in Drama 2010 Greece
- Sopot film festival 2010 Poland
- Cinefiesta 2010 Puertorico
- Cinemadamare 2010 Italy
- 7th Festival international de curtas-metragens do Porto 2010 Portugal
- ninth Edition of Euganea Film Festival 2010 Italy
- Hiroshima 2010 International animation festival Japan
- 18th international animation festival of Brazil - Anima mundi 2010
- I’ve seen films 2010 Italy
- 5th Video Festival Imperia 2010 Italy
- 5th Animfest Athens 2010 Greece
- Avinifest – Animation festival 2010 Iran
- 28th International Fajr film festival 2010 Iran
- 5th ruyesh film festival 2009 Iran
- 26th Tehran international short film festival 2009 Iran