Going Ape is a short movie produced by Nikopicto,
directed by Nicolas Lesaffre and Charles Blanchard.
with over 20 selections in international animation festival all around the world and one award at Digicon6 ASIA Going Ape is a non commercial in house project, a bit weird but surely fun.
Each shot were based on many different references from famous youtube video such as "afroninja" to video games "pokemon, minecraft", 80ies tv series "The A-team", Heavy metal band "Kiss", VR AR technologie, politics, and feature movies such as "the great escape", "2001 a space odyssey" and many others.... Enjoy !!!
With scenery from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, monkeys finally have access to smartphone and social media, are they Going Ape ?
screening and official selection :
Digicon6 ASIA Award Hong Kong
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film GERMANY
SIGGRAPH asia Bangkok THAILAND
Cortoons Festival Gandia 2019_ Valencia SPAIN
Iinternational animation film festival GOLDEN KUKER - Sofia BULGARIA
Copper Coast International Film Festival UK
La Guarimba International Film Festival ITALY
KisaKes (Cut It Short) Short Film Festival Istanbul TURKEY
Bitfilm Contest 2017
Cardiff International Film Festival UK
Chellavision Short Film Fest CA USA
Athens ANIMFEST GRECE
Sacalacalaca, Interdimensional Horror & Sci-Fi Festival MEXICO
Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival
Multivision Festival St Petersburg RUSSIA
Celtic Animation Film Competition Liverpool UK
Cape Town International Animation Festival SOUTH AFRICA
Australian International Animation Festival
Anima Mundi Rio de Janeiro BRAZIL
Insomnia Festival RUSSIA
Melbourne International Animation Festival AUSTRALIA
ANILOGUE International Animation Festival HUNGARY