BLOCK C | Bold & Beautiful
Thursday, March 23 | 8 - 10 PM
The Mercantile | Burro Alley Dress for the Weather
Screenings & Awards
2023 Academy Awards OSCAR Shortlist • Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival • Filmfest Dresden • Glas Animation Festival
Cast & Crew
ANIMATION | 2022 | 15 min. 00 sec.
SUGGESTED RATING | PG
COUNTRY | Estonia
LANGUAGE | No Dialogue
PRODUCERS | Erik Heinsalu, Aurelia Aasa
DIRECTOR | Sander Joon
WRITER | Sander Joon
Father and his son are losing the folkrace. In order to win, a boy turns himself into a car tire. Loosely inspired by the director's childhood, Sierra pulls us into the surreal car racing world.
About the Director
Sander Joon uses animation to create surreal worlds with a dash of humour. His films have previously travelled to festivals such as Annecy, DOK Leipzig, Ottawa, Go Short, Stuttgart, Fredrikstad, Kaboom, Supertoon, Animateka and GLAS. He has attended the Open Workshop artist residency in Viborg twice and is now teaching animation at the Estonian Academy of Arts, where he has received a master’s degree in animation. Besides films he has animated a music video for Tommy Cash, participated in a popular commercial for Rick and Morty and has been a VJ to numerous events. Sander also worked as a 2D artist for the multi-awarded film The Old Man Movie (2019). His previous short Sounds Good (2018) won awards from Stuttgart, Fredrikstad, SUPERTOON and PÖFF Shorts.