Heroine Short Slot
Sun Mar 1, 2020 – 2:30 pm | Domenico’s
Directed by Martina Scarpelli
France | 12 min | 2018
A woman is locked in her home with an egg, which she is both attracted to and scared of. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.
My name is Martina Scarpelli, I am an Italian film maker and artist based in Denmark. I have a BA in Fine Art from “Accademy of Brera” in Milano, and a BA in Animation from “Experimental Center of Cinematography” in Turin. I took part at the European workshop “ASF – Animation sans frontiers 2014/2015, about development and production of animated projects, Anidox:Lab about development of animated documentary, and Anidox:residency.
My latest short film Egg was awarded with a crystal for first film at Annecy, received a Golden Dove at Dok Leipzig, Golden Horseman at Filmfest Dresden, among others, was nominated for best short film at the European Animation Awards 2018 and shortlisted for the 2020 Cesar Award