BEING A DOG

BEING A DOG

Animation Romantic Fantasy

Sweden

2021

Duration: 

8

min

Tim is longing for love. He’s a lonely human being who struggles with exclusion every day. Every time Tim feels different than others he transforms into a french bulldog. Ginger makes Tim feel human. Ginger is an old friend of Tim`s whom he was in love with, unrequited love. Tim collides with Ginger in the street, they talk and become friends again. After meeting Ginger Tim becomes a dog again. This time he chooses to enjoy being a dog and sees all the possibilities of a dog`s life. It’s good to be a human being but it’s good being a dog sometimes too.

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Director:

Felix Swahn

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Selections and Awards:

"T-Shorts animated online film festival
April 7, 2021
Lithuania premiere
Official Selected
Lithuania


Luleå International Film Festival
Luleå
Swedish Film Premiere
Official Selection
Sweden


Luleå International Film Festival
Luleå
Swedish film premiere
Award Winner - Best Animated Film of March 2021
Sweden


Setting Sun Film Festival
Melbourne
Official Selection
Australia


Florida Animation Festival
Florida
June 10, 2021
Official Selection
United States


Flamination Film Festival
Florida
Official Selection
United States


Flamination Film Festival
Florida
Finalist
United States


OTB international film awards
Miami
May 31, 2021
Official Selection
United States


Dog Film Festival
Roma
July 22, 2021
Official Selection
Italy


Short to the Point
Brasov
June 11, 2021
Official Selection
Romania


7Colours International Film Festival
Maharashtra
August 7, 2021
Official Selection
India


Lift-Off Online Sessions
Buckinghamshire
July 19, 2021
Official Selected
United Kingdom


Focus International Film Festival
October 6, 2021
Official Selection


Focus International Film Festival
October 6, 2021
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RED MOVIE AWARDS
REIMS
Official Selected
France


RED MOVIE AWARDS
Paris
Finalist
France


Striped Tail The Animation Film Festival
Los Angeles
Official Selection
United States


Striped Tail The Animation Film Festival
Los Angeles
Award Winner - Best Mini Animation Film
United States


Älvsbyn Film Festival
Älvsbyn
June 11, 2021
Official Selected
Sweden


International Moving Film Festival
KHOUZESTAN
Semi-Finalist
Iran, Islamic Republic of


Stockholm City Film Festival
Stockholm
Semi-Finalist
Sweden


Boden International Film Festival
Boden
Semi-Finalist
Sweden


Stockholm Film & Television Festival
Stockholm
Semi-Finalist
Sweden


Sweden Film Awards
Semi-Finalist
Sweden


Girona Film Festival
Girona
Official Selected
Spain


Silver Screen Short Film Awards
September 26, 2021
Official Selection
India


Garoa Awards - Monthly Short Film Festival of São Paulo
São Paulo
Official Selection
Brazil


Garoa Awards - Monthly Short Film Festival of São Paulo
São Paulo
Nominee
Brazil


Garoa Awards - Monthly Short Film Festival of São Paulo
São Paulo
Award Winner - Best Screenplay of Animation Film
Brazil


Garoa Awards - Monthly Short Film Festival of São Paulo
São Paulo
Award Winner - Best Director of Animation Film
Brazil


Garoa Awards - Monthly Short Film Festival of São Paulo
São Paulo
Award Winner - Best Cinematography of Animation film
Brazil


Nevada Short Film Festival Fall
Nevada
September 19, 2021
Official Selection
United States


Nevada Short Film Festival Fall
Nevada
September 19, 2021
Finalist
United States


Monthly Indie Shorts
Official Selected


New Creators Film Awards
Paris
September 4, 2021
Official Selected
France


New Creators Film Awards
Paris
September 4, 2021
Award Winner - Best Animation Film
France


Swedish International Film Festival
Arvika
Officail Selected
Sweden


Swedish International Film Festival
Arvika
Finalist
Sweden


Open Vision Film Festival
MOSCOW
September 13, 2021
Official Selected
Russian Federation


Phoenix Shorts
Ottawa
Nominee
Canada


Paragon Film Festival
Los Angeles
Official Selection
United States


*/ 17th Athens Digital Arts Festival | Tactus
Athen
September 25, 2021
Greece Premiere
Official Selection
Greece"