Geist, the thriller short film by Alex Sherwood, Ben Harper and Sean Mullen, is not only visually stunning, but its mood is incredibly well-realized and it’s the kind of film that relishes in every little suspenseful moment.
The story of Geist surrounds a shipwrecked fisherman who is led to a dark secret.
Geist has had an impressive festival run. It premiered internationally at SXSW and played fests across its native Ireland and around the world. Some of the notable achievements by Geist include the following:
Winner Best Animated Sequence – Galway Film Fleadh
Winner Best Cinematography – Spark Animation Festival
Winner Best Irish Short Film – Audi Dublin International Film Festival
Official selection – Dingle International Film Festival
Nomination & International Premiere at SXSW
Winner of Best Animation – Irish Film & Television Academy awards
Official selection for Animafest Zagreb
Winner of Best Animation – Fastnet Film Festival
Official selection for Palm Springs
Official selection for Odense International Film Festival
Official selection for Badalona Film Festival
Official selection for Milano Film Festival
Geist is a product of Giant Animation, an independent animation studio focused on the development and production of exciting new ideas for television, feature film, games and everything in-between.
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