Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

Signs

Switzerland
2020 — 11 min / Colour

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Synopsis

An electrician follows his nightly routine setting up signs in the city. He goes through life unnoticed and out of touch with the world, until he realises which signs he should be paying attention to.

Official Trailer

Directors' Biography

Zurich-born Dustin Rees (1981) grew up in the UK before returning to Switzerland in 1991. Following his love for animation he graduated at the Lucerne School of Art and Design (HSLU) in 2007. He has since directed and produced numerous commissioned trailers, clips and short films, as well as executing his own projects. He teaches at the HSLU, runs film and animation workshops, and is a film projectionist in various cinemas. Dustin's previous animated short films “Ransom” (2012), “Borderline” (2011), “The Bellinger” (2007) and “The Cleaner” (2006) have been screen at numerous international film festivals.

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Director

Dustin Rees

Producer

Saskia von Virág

Animation

Dustin Rees

Yael Schärer

Jonathan Wüst

Editing

Dustin Rees

Fee Liechti

Sound

Loïc Kreyden

Thomas Gassmann

Screenings & Awards

Solothurner Filmtage , Switzerland, 2021
Audience Award

Countryside Animafest, Cyprus, 2020
Special mention

Encounters FF, United Kingdom, 2020

Festival Int. de Cine de Huesca, Spain, 2021

Official Film Website

http://signs-film.ch/