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Ajyal Film Festival 2018

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Odd Is an Egg (Odd er et egg)

Ajyal Competition

Kristin Ulseth / Short Narrative / Norway, Portugal / 2016 / 12 min / Colour / DCP
In Norwegian / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Animation
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.

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Synopsis

A young boy named Odd is so concerned about crushing his fragile head that he is afraid to join in any of the fun at school. Then one day he meets Gunn, a spirited and headstrong girl who helps turn the sensitive and shy boy's life around. He begins to embrace his uniqueness and through this new sense of acceptance, finally begins to break out of his shell.

About the Directors

Kristin Ulseth holds a BA in Film and Photography from Harrow College, University of Westminster in London. She has worked professionally in the Norwegian and Nordic film and television industry since the 1990s on shorts, creative documentaries, TV and feature films. In 2008, she started producing at Maipo Film. There she produced the animation project 'Alfie Atkins' (2013), and the live-action feature 'Gilbert’s Grim Revenge' (2016). 'Odd is an egg' is her first animated short film as a director.

Credits

Director
Kristin Ulseth
Screenwriter
Maria Avramova, Kristin Ulseth
Producer
Kristin Ulseth, Fredrik Fottland
Editor
Kristin Ulseth, Yaprak Morali, Are Austnes
Co-Producer
Luis Da Matta Almeida
Music
Fernando Mota, Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim
Sales Company
New Europe Film Sales
Production Company
Qvisten Animation,Sparkle Animation
Other
Animation: Animation: Yaprak Morali, Kristin Ulseth, Yaprak Morali, Are Austnes
Cast
Voices: Oskar Fjeldstad-Bergheim, Lucy Smith Ulseth, Margrethe Røed, Anders Smith Ulseth

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