'The Lost Sound' | 失われた音 | TRAILER
A woman looks at the inheritance of language in her family and laments what is lost when a language is lost.
'The Lost Sound' was created using strata-cut plasticine, coloured pencil, paper and ink.
Based on the poem 'On Ç' by Hiromi Itō.
Directed and Animated by Steffie Yee
Narration and Original Poem: Hiromi Itō
Script: Based on 'On Ç' by Hiromi Itō. Edited by Steffie Yee.
Translations: Jeffrey Angles, Nina Kimura-Budzyniak, Taeko Kimura-Budzyniak
Colour and Animation Assistants: Jessica Edge, Erika Ju, Alice Wong
Music (Film): Amy McNickle
Music (Trailer): Donny Janks
Sound Design: Donny Janks, Steffie Yee
Stockholm Experimental Animation Film Festival 2018 - WINNER Audience Award
Freshflix X Vivid Sydney 2019 - WINNER Best Sound Design
Canberra Short Film Festival - WINNER Highly Commended
Palm Springs International ShortFest 2019 - NOMINATED Best Animated Short, Best Animated Student Short
Coven Film Festival - NOMINATED Best Director, Best International Film
Melbourne International Film Festival 2018
Florida Animation Festival 2018
Insomnia International Animation Festival 2018
Heart of Gold International Film Festival 2018
Adelaide Film Festival 2018
Flickerfest Bondi/Hunter Valley 2019
Atlanta Film Festival 2019
Athens Experimental Film+Video Festival 2019
St Kilda Film Festival - WIFT VIC Panel
Kapow Intergalactic Film Festival 2019
London Short Film Festival 2020