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Birdy Jr. is a short film about loss

How do you tell your 6 years old child that you are going to die? Ask Birdy.

Birdy Jr is a short film about loss

01 Cast and crew

Cast: Emile Gabriel, Serge Fenenko
Writer: Artem Golikov
Cinematographer: Misha Kashkan
Music: Brian Salter
Special thanks to: Gary Beglin, Hospital Distrital de Lagos and Paula Braga
Director: Serge Fenenko
Production: Novocortex (Portugal-Netherlands)

02 Production details

The short film Birdy Jr. is based on a story created by Artem Golikov and called “Гусь” (Goose).
All scenes with the child were shot in the single take to capture his real emotions.
Medical equipment was provided by Hospital Distrital de Lagos.

03 Festivals

Birdy Jr. had its festival premiere on the Independent Days 16 Festival in Karlsruhe, Germany, where it was voted in the Top 10 by the audience.
Official selections: XIV Signes de Nuit Festival in Paris, Nottingham International Microfilm Festival in England, XIV CinePobre Film Festival in Mexico, 33 Tehran International Short Film Festival in Iran, VI Farcume Festival in Portugal, Short to the Point Festival in Romania, Big Mini Festival in New York, IFF Marbella in Spain.