Ian, a moving story (2018)
|Ian, a moving story|
|Directed by||Abel Goldfarb|
|Produced by||Juan José Campanella|
"Ian, a moving story" is an Argentinean short film, released in 2018. Produced by the animation studio Mundoloco CGI, created by Emmy nominee Gastón Gorali, produced by Oscar winner and two-time Emmy winner Juan José Campanella and directed by Abel Goldfarb, the film aims to help children understand disability.
Based on a true story, Ian is a boy with cerebral palsy. His mother, Sheila Graschinsky created Ian Foundation, organization that inspired the project to promote and raise awareness about the care of people with neurological and motor problems.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
Ian was born with cerebral palsy. Like all kids, he wants to have friends, but discrimination and bullying keep him from his beloved playground. Ian won't give up easily, accomplishing something that will surprise everyone.
Production[edit | edit source]
“IAN” was produced at MundoLoco CGI using a unique animation technique that combined stopmotion sets made out of recycled waste with the latest CG technology. The film doesn’t use dialogue to express the children’s feelings making it inclusive to everyone regardless of their age, race, or language they speak.
Mundoloco CGI is one of the top Animation Studios in Latin America. Creators of the box-office hit Metegol/Underdogs, the largest animated film coming out of Latin America to date, and the smash hit TV show “Mini Beat Power Rockers” among others. International awards and recognitions includes Goya, Platino, NY International Children Film Festival, LA Shorts International Film Festival, The Accolade Global Film Competition and Emmy Awards nominations.
The Ian Foundation was created by Ian’s mother Sheila Graschinsky to fight the lack of information that often leads to people with disabilities being bullied and feeling isolated. Sheila originally approached MundoLoco CGI with the idea of using film as a teaching tool and Gastón Gorali wrote the film around the real story of Ian.
Thanks of the intense work they, the activities promoted by the Foundation to be declared of "Social Interest of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires" and the DAIA awarded the prize for scientific and technological development 2018. In turn, it was recognized by Nickelodeon Latin America with the Pro Social Award in the Kids Choice Awards Argentina 2018. "The way is to conquer emotions which allows us to think and evaluate alternatives to put our hands in action. We can all help to build a more inclusive world. We seek to bring children to the difference to build bridges. The short is a crush on emotions, " says Sheila Graschinsk.
Premiere[edit | edit source]
On November 30th, all the major networks in Latin America joined the message of inclusion, simultaneously broadcasting the animated short film IAN. This is an unprecedented event in the children's audiovisual industry.
Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Disney Channels Latin America with its signals Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD, Nickelodeon Latin America, YouTube Kids, and Paka-Paka came together for the first time in the history to encourage inclusion.
At the same time, we launched the short film at C.C.K. theater for 600 people where Vice President of Argentina Gabriela Michetti and the Minister of Social Development Carolina Stanley came along, it was a event hosted by Julián Weich.
The most outstanding celebrities of children's channels participated to spread "Ian, a moving story". It was born from a deep desire to reach homes to generate greater awareness of diversity, to form sensitive, caring and prejudice-free children, to build a more unique society.
Awards and Nominations[edit | edit source]
|Cannes Short Film Corner||2018||Best Short Film||Nominated|
|Festival Internacional de
Cortometrajes de L.A.
|2018||Best Animated Short Film||Winner|||
|The Global Accolade Competition||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Winner|||
|Chelsea Film Festival||2018||Special Menttion||Winner|
|Delhi Shorts International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Winner|
|Chicago International Reel Shorts||2018||Mejor cortometraje||Winner|
|Academy Awards||2019||Best Animated Short Film||Qualifier|
|International Independent Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Winner|
|Warsaw Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Hollyshorts Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Studio City International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Pixelatl||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|St. Louis International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Naples International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Silver State Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Edmonton International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Hamptons International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Animamundi||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Austin Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
|Toronto International Film Festival||2018||Best Animated Short Film||Nominated|
References[edit | edit source]
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- "IAN; A Moving Story". shots.
- Yehuda, Na'ama (December 11, 2018). ""Ian": A Moving Story".
- "MundoLoco CGI's animated short "Ian" shares the important message of inclusion". December 4, 2018.
- Campbell, Virginia (December 6, 2018). "Short Film about Playground Inclusion wins International Acclaim". Respect Ability.
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