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Saturday, March 12
4:00PM - 5:32PM


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A shipwrecked fisherman is led to a dark secret within this short thriller.

Section: Animated Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Year: 2015
Runtime: 10min

Director: Alex Sherwood, Ben Harper, Sean Mullen

Producer: Daniel Spencer

Additional Credits: Animators: Alex Sherwood, Ben Harper, Sean Mullen


GEIST was a collaboration of Giant Animation’s 3 Directors. Launched in 2012, Giant Animation’s work has been selected for the prestigious Annecy Animation Festival, nominated for an IFTA, winners of the Galway Film Fleadh for Best Animation Sequence and has won two consecutive Digital Media Awards for Best TV & Animation.

Distributor: Wildcard Distribution

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Patrick O'Neill
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