-Winner: Award of Excellence in Filmmaking, Canada International Film Festival 2010, Vancouver Canada

-Winner: Best Animated Student Short
AniMazing! Spotlight animation festival 2009, Los Angeles, CA

-Winner: 1st Place SIGGRAPH 2009, Space and Time Industry Animation competition, Louisiana

-Official Selection: 2010 Sacramento International Film Festival, CA

-Official Selection: 2010 Honolulu International Film Festival, Hawaii

-Official Selection: Smogdance Film Festival 2009, CA

-Official Selection: Heart of Gold International Film Festival 2010, Australia

-Official Selection: Puchon International Student Animation Festival 2009, Korea

-Official Selection: MetroCAF, 7th Annual Metropolitan College Computer Animation Festival 2009, NYC

-Official Selection: Canadian Film Centre's SHORTSNONSTOP festival

-Featured on Motionographer.com, motionographer.com/2009/08/03/alek-vacura-without-arms-qa/

-Featured on Channel Frederator
frederatorblogs.com/channel_frederator/2009/12/30/without-arms-with-alek-vacura/

My Thesis for Pratt Institute MFA in Digital Arts, Spring 2009. A 3D animated short that took 3 semesters, 2 of which were spent at The Mill Group's facility completing this film.

Software used: Maya 2009, The Setup Machine, ZBrush3, Adobe After Effects CS4, Final Cut Pro 4.5 HD.

Music: Fantasy in D- by Mozart, performed by Harrison Gradwell Slater, used with permission

alekvacura@gmail.com

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