Onikuma

 
 

Synopsis

Onikuma is Japanese yokai, a demon bear known for chasing horses.

Surrounded by a foreign landscape, two women will understand that demons can come in different forms.

Genre: Experimental Narrative


AWARDS

Special Jury Award - 9 Wordless International Short Film Festival, Sydney, Australia + Qazvin, Iran

Best Fiction - 3 High Coast Film Festival, Sweden

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS

2018

Oz Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia

24 Caminhos Film Festival, Coimbra, Portugal

14 Ellensburg Film Festival, Ellensburg, WA

36 New Jersey Film Festival, New Brunswick, NJ

3 High Coast Film Festival, Lunde, Sweden

3 Defy Film Festival, Nashville, TN

4 San Diego Underground Film Festival, San Diego, CA

7 Oak Cliff Film Festival, Dallas, TX

4 Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, Mammoth Lakes, CA

49 Nashville Film Festival, Nashville, TN, USA

66 Columbus Film and Animation Festival, Columbus, OH, USA

24 Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, UT, USA

2017

19 Ismailia Film Festival, Egypt

13 Lago Film Festival, Italy

4 Women Media Arts and Film Festival, Sydney, Australia

9 Wordless International Short Film Festival, Sydney, Australia + Qazvin, Iran

34 Tehran International Film Festival

39 Festival Internazionale Cinema e Donne, Firenze, Italy

9 Roma FilmCorto Fest, Roma, Italy

4 Roxie Mixtape - Roxie Theater, San Francisco, CA, USA

2016

34 Torino Film Festival, Italy

 

 

Shortlist

63 Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

Grants

Santa Cruz Arts Council Development Grant 2017

Cast

Woman who Killed... Sandy Siquier

Woman with Mirror... Sarineh Garapetian

Dying Man... Jacob Riddle

 

Crew

Director... Alessia Cecchet

Cinematography ... Alessia Cecchet

Costume Designer... Paul Capotosto

Production... Carlton Daniel Jr.

Animation Consultant... Josh Tuthill

Animation.... Alessia Cecchet

Sound Recording... Josh Tuthill

Camera Assistant... Ash Lu

Sound design and score... Nigel Li

Editing... Alessia Cecchet