Fish Boy is a teenager facing the challenges of growing up. His problems are especially severe, as he is different from all others: He is half boy, half fish. His drama is set against the background of a seemingly idyllic fishing village, where is father wants to teach him how to become a fisherman. The boy‘s struggle with the stigma of rejection takes place in several dimensions of interpersonal relationships. Ultimately, it also affects Fish Boy‘s relationship with himself.
The film combines cartoon animation with elements of 3D animation.
International premiere: International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013
60th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - Main Prize
Visegrad Animation Forum Award Short Film Comeptition 2013 - Main Prize
53. Krakow Film Festival - Silver Hobby-Horse, best animation in Polish competition
2013 Brooklyn Film Festival - best animation
29th Hamburg International Short Film Festival - arte-Shortfilm Award
Written and Directed by
Sound design & mix
© NoLabel 2013