Spines by María Álvarez and Elisa Morais

Spines by María Álvarez and Elisa Morais

Spines is an experimental animated short film. Constructed as a dream the film mixes real dream details with fictional scenarios. Visually, it is a combination of traditional and digital techniques including drawings, cut-outs, 2D, stop-motion, projections…

This time the dream was about to make sense…
A reluctant hedgehog on a quest for a puzzle that can’t be solved.

Watch Spines:

Spines by María Álvarez and Elisa Morais | United Kingdom, Spain | 14′ 33″ | Colour | 2019
Direction, Story, Animation, Sound: Sois de Traca
Hedgehog: Incognito Morais | Long character: Incognito Álvarez
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

About Sois de Traca:
Sois de Traca is the animation filmmakers collective formed by María Álvarez and Elisa Morais. Explorers of the absurd and deeply attracted towards the incongruous, always moving around the fine line between drama and comedy.


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