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Knock Knock

Director: Kasra Yazdani, 2020, Iran, 3 minutes, Music: Hootan Poorzaki

A collaborative animated short with the contribution of several talented artists. The presented work is the outcome of Iranian animators and a few honorable guests from the countries around the globe. Each animator was given 3 seconds to animate their objects entering the frame, hitting the surface, and then making its way out through the bottom of the frame. This action was done to keep accretion throughout the work. The composing and adjusting of the audio were done.

The animators: Pedram Taghavi, Alireza Naghizadeh, Hamid Sohrabi, Hamed Hosseinzadeh, Faeze Sepehrsadeghian, Golrokh Hemmati, Aghil Hosseinian, Golnaz Moghaddam, Ali Abbasnia, Vera Pozdeeva, Parastoo Kardgar, Arman Alipour, Ali Bitaraf,, Mahsa Abbasi, Fatemeh Jazeb,I, Hossein Firouzi, Bahram Moghadam, Amin Haghshenas, Mahmoud Mokhtari, Masoud Moradi, Sara Sadeghzadeh, Babak Arjmand, Saber Hemmati, Mehran Iranloo, Tina Bahraei, Sajjad Sabour, Amir Saharkhiz, Nairy Eivazy, Hadi Tabasi, Mehran Mehrabi, Jamal Rahmati, Armita Akhavan, Mohammadjavad Rostami, Kyle Martinez, Hojjat Azampour, Hesam Mokhber, Kasra Yazdani, Javad Ayat, Sogol Sanagoo, Amir Kazemi, Azin Dashti

Screening with: Shorts Program #1


Knock Knock
Saturday, Sept. 19th, 11:00 AM

Kasra Yazdani

Kasra Yazdani has worked as a 2D Animation Artist in Hoorakhsh animation studio for 2 years, doing background painting, color script, character design, and concept design.

He had to leave the studio to have more space and time to be a freelance artist and do some personal experimental artworks. He has been working as an independent filmmaker for 6 years.