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A Puppy Confronts Its Fears in the Stop-Motion Short ‘Linden Tar’

A Puppy Confronts Its Fears in the Stop-Motion Short 'Linden Tar'

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Linden Tar

Logline: Our movie assures that the brave and pure at heart will overcome any obstacles, even if they are as big as a palm and made of plush.

Elevator Pitch: “Linden Tar” is a stop-motion animated short film with an overall runtime of 5 minutes. It’s a story about overcoming your fears and realizing you don’t have to do everything by yourself. Our hero will be forced to leave the comfort of his home to face a huge world governed by by unknown laws and filled with dangers. But would happen if he were to open his heart to this world?
Production Team: 
Director, Artist, Animator: Grechanova Olga
Director of Photography: Svetlana Makarova
Producer: Alexander Jukov
Music: Chelsea Wolfe

About the Film: “Linden Tar” is a a gentle but suspenseful fairy tale that is not meant for kids. It’s the a story of a plush puppy who shares a small room in an abandoned puppet theatre with an old petroleum lamp. One day the lamp’s light fades and the puppy sets out to find some fire to light it up again. All the puppets and sets featured in the movie are made from materials that were bought at flea markets, found on road sides or dragged in by a cat. Every small detail shown has its own history.

Current Status: Successfully completed crowdfunding c`ampaign on Kickstarter.

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