Shattered Past

Synopsis

A man is writing down his memoirs. In the middle of this he suddenly suffers a stroke. This catapults him back into his childhood during the Russian revolution and his family’s ensuing escape.

Technical info

Running time 8’12”
Year 2011
Release format DigiBeta
Other file formats Betacam, H264
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format Dolby Digital
Language English
Subtitles English, French, Dutch
Country Belgium

Crew

Written and directed by Boris Sverlow
Producers Boris Sverlow & KASK Hogeschool Gent
Animation Boris Sverlow
Film Editor Boris Sverlow
Music Composer Jeroen De Brauwer
Piano Tine Alegaert
Cello Jolien Deley
Sound Design Boris Sverlow
Sound Mixing Patrik Berx
Voices Sergeï Isakov
Alina Bondareva
Voice-over Gleb Sverlow
Mentor Luc Degryse
Titling Mario Debaene

Production stills

Press

Awards

2012   Jury Honorable Mention. Monstra Festival (PT)
2012   Best Animation Film. Festimages (BE)
2012   Best Belgian Student Short Film. ANIMA (BE)
2011   VAF Wildcard. Internationaal Kortfilmfestival Leuven (BE)
2011   Le Prix Sabam. FIDEC (BE)

Festivals

2014   Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival (GB)
2014   Boddinale International Movie Festiva (DE)
2012   Festival International du Film d’Amiens (FR)
2012   International Animated Film Festival Tindirindis (LT)
2012   Bradford Animation Festival (GB)
2012   Aesthetica Short Film Festival (GB)
2012   Anifest Rozafa (AL)
2012   Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma (CA)
2012   Montreal World Film Festival (CA)
2012   Palm Springs International ShortFest (US)
2012   Mashrome Film Fest (IT)
2012   Brussels Short Film Festival (BE)
2012   European Media Art Festival (DE)
2012   Silence, On court! (FR)
2012   Anifilm (CZ)
2012   Monstra Festival (PT)
2012   Festimages (BE)
2012   Cinequest (US)
2012   Festival International du Film d’Aubagne (FR)
2012   ANIMA (BE)
2012   Travelling Rennes Film Festival (FR)
2011   Internationaal Kortfilmfestival Leuven (BE)
2011   Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival/Animated Dreams (EE)
2011   FIDEC (BE)

Screenings / Exhibitions

2014   Nieuwe Antwerpse Filmmakers (BE)
2012   BHART #01 (BE)
2012   Red Star Line Festival (BE)
2012   Fête de l’Animation (FR)
2011   Artwolf gallery (BE)
2011   Cinema Zuid (BE)

Articles

http://cinemagazine.nl/shattered-past-2011-recensie/  Cinemagazine, 05-01-2013
http://www.directorslive.com/cinequest-22/cinequest-director-qa-boris-sverlow-shattered-past. www.Directorslive.com, 04-04-2012
Radio interview at San Jose State University’s KSJS 90.5 FM, California, USA, 09-03-2012
Radio interview at Supo Cultuur, Mechelen. Belgium, 08-12-2011
http://www.kortfilm.be/recensie/shattered-past  www.Kortfilm.be, 2011

Contact

Production

KASK Hogeschool Gent
Jean-Marie Demeyer
Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2
9000 Ghent,
Belgium
+32 9 223 81 02 | jeanmarie.demeyer@hogent.be
www.kask.be

Boris Sverlow
+32 496 45 67 65 | bsverlow@gmail.com

Sales

Dalton Distribution
A. Vesaliusstraat 9c
3000 Leuven,
Belgium
+32 16 67 92 49 | info@daltondistribution.be
http://www.daltondistribution.be

Folioscope vzw
Stalingradlaan 52
Brussels, Belgium
+32 2 534 41 25 | fvda@folioscope.be
www.animafestival.be