Once Upon a Line


A man precedes a repetitious, unfulfilling life until meeting with the girl of his illusion turns his life upside down. As events coiling out of control, the man discovers a brand-new lane of living.

Directed by Alicja Jasina Music by Aaron Gilmartin Sound by Katie Gately Produced at University of Southern California

alicjajasina.com | alicja.jasina @gmail. com

Awards

Best Creative Award, Beijing Film Academy Audience Award, 19. Internationalen Trickfilm-Wochenendes Wiesbaden Audience Award, Animaphix Best Animated Short, Walla Walla Movie Crush Cilect Prize, Switzerland Winner at 12 th Annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival ANNY Best of Fest Winner Gold at Student British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Animation at First Look Festival, Los Angeles Special Jury Award at Globe International Silent Film Festival 1st Award in Student Competition at Athens Animfest, Greece Silver at Ogolnopolski Festiwal Polskiej Animacji, Poland Grand Prix International du Public at Festival International du Court Metrage d’Animation Roanne Prix du Jury at Festivals Conexion – Auvergne Rhone-Alpes, France Best Short at Szczecin European Film Festival ’1 7, Poland Shortlisted in Animated Short Category, Academy Awards Student Academy Awards Gold Winner for’ Once upon a Line’ short-lived cinema Best Student Film Award at Animasyros International Film Festival, Cyprus Best Short Film at Mountain Shadow Film Festival, US Hollywood Eagle Award for the Best Animated Short at Polish Film Festival, Los Angeles, US Best Direction at Tofuzi International Festival of Animated Films, Georgia Audience Award at Les Nuits Magiques Festival, France

Screenings

33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin KUKI 10 th International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin 26 th Annual Berkeley Video and Film Festival 2017 The 9th Animation Festival and Market of Segovia The British Animation Film Festival 2017 Macon Film Festival Insomnia International Animation Film Festival Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation Anima Mundi, Brazil Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival London International Animation Festival ReAnimania International Animation Festival Manchester Animation Festival Cinanima Animation Festival, Portugal Cyprus Animafest Cinetekton! Film Festival, Puebla, Mexico Primanima World Festival of First Animations, Hungary Polish Film Festival, Los Angeles Krok International Animated Film Festival, Russia Anim’est International Animation Film Festival, Cyprus Animasivo Festival, Mexico “Les Nuits Magiques” Film Festival, France Les Sommets du cinema d’animation – Festival international de Montreal The International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision, Russia Leuven Short Film Festival, Belgium Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal Animae Caribe Animation and Digital Media Festival O! PLA Ogolnopolski Festiwal Polskiej Animacji, Poland BKSTS Student Widescreen Film of the Year Competition, US Anima Brussels, Belgium Roanne Animation Festival, France 41 st Cleveland International Film Festival Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival Slo Cartoon Slovenia Home Cinema CutOut Fest Omaha Film Festival Cape Town International Animation Festival First Frame Festival, Los Angeles First Look Festival, Los Angeles Ferfilm Festival Animocje Festival, Poland Focus on Female Directors 2017, American Cinematheque, LA The Film Bunch screening, London Frames Film Festival Poetry and Film Festival Spectrum Film& Television Festival Sun Valley Film Festival International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 2017, Trebon Athens International Film+ Video Festival The Globe International Silent Film Festival Anifilm, Trebon Holland Animation Film Festival Washington DC International Film Festival Spectray Film and Television Festival Starfest Festival Cinema Jam Athens Animfest The Globe International Silent Film Festival Twister Alley Film Festival Stark County District Library Screenings, Ohio The Smalls Film Festival 2017 Ojai Film Festival 2017 Big Cartoon Festival 2017 Moscow Canterbury Anifest 2016 Flixx Fest Northwest Animation Festival

Cast: Alicja Jasina

Tags: animation, love, minimal, line and minimalistic

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Once Upon a Line

A man leads a monotonous, unfulfilling life until meeting with the girl of his dreams turns his world upside down. As things spiral out of control, the man discovers a new way of living.



Directed by Alicja Jasina

Music by Aaron Gilmartin

Sound by Katie Gately

Produced at University of Southern California



www.alicjajasina.com | alicja.jasina@gmail.com



Awards



Best Creative Award, Beijing Film Academy

Audience Award, 19. Internationalen Trickfilm-Wochenendes Wiesbaden

Audience Award, Animaphix

Best Animated Short, Walla Walla Movie Crush

Cilect Prize, Switzerland

Winner at 12th Annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival

ANNY Best of Fest Winner

Gold at Student British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Special Jury Award at Globe International Silent Film Festival

1st Award in Student Competition at Athens Animfest, Greece

Silver at Ogolnopolski Festiwal Polskiej Animacji, Poland

Grand Prix International du Public at Festival International du Court Métrage d’Animation Roanne

Prix du Jury at Festivals Conexion - Auvergne Rhone-Alpes, France

Best Short at Szczecin European Film Festival ’17, Poland

Shortlisted in Animated Short Category, Academy Awards

Student Academy Awards Gold Winner for ‘Once upon a Line’ short film

Best Student Film Award at Animasyros International Film Festival, Cyprus

Best Short Film at Mountain Shadow Film Festival, US

Hollywood Eagle Award for the Best Animated Short at Polish Film Festival, Los Angeles, US

Best Direction at Tofuzi International Festival of Animated Films, Georgia

Audience Award at Les Nuits Magiques Festival, France



Screenings



33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin

KUKI 10th International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin

26th Annual Berkeley Video and Film Festival 2017

The 9th Animation Festival and Market of Segovia

The British Animation Film Festival 2017

Macon Film Festival

Insomnia International Animation Film Festival

Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation

Anima Mundi, Brazil

Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival

London International Animation Festival

ReAnimania International Animation Festival

Manchester Animation Festival

Cinanima Animation Festival, Portugal

Cyprus Animafest

Cinetekton! Film Festival, Puebla, Mexico

Primanima World Festival of First Animations, Hungary

Polish Film Festival, Los Angeles

Krok International Animated Film Festival, Russia

Anim'est International Animation Film Festival, Cyprus

Animasivo Festival, Mexico

"Les Nuits Magiques" Film Festival, France

Les Sommets du cinéma d'animation - Festival international de Montréal

The International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision, Russia

Leuven Short Film Festival, Belgium

Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal

Animae Caribe Animation and Digital Media Festival

O!PLA Ogólnopolski Festiwal Polskiej Animacji, Poland

BKSTS Student Widescreen Film of the Year Competition, US

Anima Brussels, Belgium

Roanne Animation Festival, France

41st Cleveland International Film Festival

Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival

Slo Cartoon Slovenia

Home Cinema

CutOut Fest

Omaha Film Festival

Cape Town International Animation Festival

First Frame Festival, Los Angeles

First Look Festival, Los Angeles

Ferfilm Festival

Animocje Festival, Poland

Focus on Female Directors 2017, American Cinematheque, LA

The Film Bunch screening, London

Frames Film Festival

Poetry and Film Festival

Spectrum Film & Television Festival

Sun Valley Film Festival

International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 2017, Trebon

Athens International Film + Video Festival

The Globe International Silent Film Festival

Anifilm, Trebon

Holland Animation Film Festival

Washington DC International Film Festival

Spectray Film and Television Festival

Starfest Festival

Cinema Jam

Athens Animfest

The Globe International Silent Film Festival

Twister Alley Film Festival

First Look, Los Angeles

Stark County District Library Screenings, Ohio

The Smalls Film Festival 2017

Ojai Film Festival 2017

Big Cartoon Festival 2017 Moscow

Canterbury Anifest 2016

Flixx Fest

Northwest Animation Festival