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Footsteps on the Wind

Footsteps on the Wind

United Kingdom
2020 — 7 min / Colour



“Footsteps in the Wind” is an animated short film to Sting’s song “Inshallah". Based on the harsh and intense reality of refugees around the world, this film broaches a narrative told through the eyes of children that never give up on their dreams.

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Directors' Biography

Maya Sanbar is an Artist and Filmmaker. Her work in both moving image and installation is centred on the art of storytelling. As a multimedia artist, her work has been exhibited internationally, notably installations at Shoreditch Town Hall in London “Waiting” 2015, the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City “Alex in Wonderland” scented experience (2016). Gustavo Leal & Faga Melo Gustavo Leal, a publicist from Varginha - Minas Gerais, worked as an art director in some of the most important advertising agencies in Brazil such as DM9DDB and Wunderman for global brands like Microsoft, Intel and Chevrolet. In 2013, his passion for storytelling, design and illustration spoke louder and he decided to open Dirty Work, a film production company. Faga Melo, filmmaker and motion graphics artist, born in São Gonçalo - Rio de Janeiro, studied Cinema in São Paulo and Los Angeles, has worked between production of advertising films, content for Cinema, TV and stages such as Rod Stewart World Tour and Paralympic Games.

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Gustavo Leal

Faga Melo

Maya Sanbar


Gillian Gordon

Fernanda Zaffari