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Atama Yama

After a stingy man eats some cherry seeds, a cherry tree grows on his head and he gets into a lot of trouble. A modern interpretation of the traditional Japanese Rakugo story "Atama Yama".

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Awards and nominations

NOMINATION
Best Animated Short Film
23 Mar | United States
Best Animation Film - International
15 Apr – 20 Apr | Germany
The Annecy Cristal
Annecy International Animation Film Festival
2 Jun – 7 Jun | France
Distinction - Computer Animation/Visual Effects
6 Sep – 11 Sep | Austria
Silver Dove - Animated Films
Dok Leipzig: International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
14 Oct – 19 Oct | Germany
Runner-up - Best Animation
21 Oct – 26 Oct | United Kingdom
Special Mention - Best Animation
Interfilm: International Short Film Festival Berlin
4 Nov – 9 Nov | Germany
Grand Prize for Best Animated Short Film
Wissembourg International Animated Film Festival
13 Nov – 22 Nov | France
Special Jury Prize
26 Nov – 30 Nov | Italy
Best Soundtrack Creation - International
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
30 Jan – 7 Feb | France
Special Mention
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
1 Apr – 6 Apr | Germany
Grand Prize
Animafest Zagreb: World Festival of Animated Film
14 Jun – 19 Jun | Croatia
Second Prize
Dervio International Cartoons and Comics Festival
29 Jul – 10 Aug | Italy
Grand Prize
19 Aug – 23 Aug | Japan
Silver Jabberwocky - Animated Films
Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival
18 Nov – 24 Nov | Poland
Student Jury Prize
Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival
18 Nov – 24 Nov | Poland

Previous screenings

2002
23 Jan – 3 Feb | Rotterdam, Netherlands
2 Oct – 6 Oct | Ottawa, Canada
Cinanima: International Animated Film Festival
4 Nov – 10 Nov | Espinho, Portugal
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival + Animated Dreams, Sleepwalkers, Just Film
23 Nov – 8 Dec | Tallinn, Estonia
2003
26 Feb – 9 Mar | Brussels, Belgium
Tampere Film Festival
5 Mar – 9 Mar | Tampere, Finland
23 Mar | United States
15 Apr – 20 Apr | Dresden, Germany
Best Animation Film - International
Annecy International Animation Film Festival
2 Jun – 7 Jun | Annecy, France
The Annecy Cristal
24 Jun – 29 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
23 Jul – 10 Aug | Melbourne, Australia
12 Aug – 17 Aug | Seoul, Korea, South
13 Aug – 24 Aug | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
6 Sep – 11 Sep | Linz, Austria
Distinction - Computer Animation/Visual Effects
12 Sep – 14 Sep | La Ciotat, France
Krok: International Animated Film Festival
28 Sep – 11 Oct | Russia
Dok Leipzig: International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
14 Oct – 19 Oct | Leipzig, Germany
Silver Dove - Animated Films
Uppsala International Short Film Festival
20 Oct – 26 Oct | Uppsala, Sweden
21 Oct – 26 Oct | Manchester, United Kingdom
Runner-up - Best Animation
Interfilm: International Short Film Festival Berlin
4 Nov – 9 Nov | Berlin, Germany
Special Mention - Best Animation
Wissembourg International Animated Film Festival
13 Nov – 22 Nov | Wissembourg, France
Grand Prize for Best Animated Short Film
Zinebi: International Festival of Documentary and Short Film
24 Nov – 29 Nov | Bilbao, Spain
26 Nov – 30 Nov | Rome, Italy
Special Jury Prize
AniMadrid: Festival Internacional de Imagen Animada | 2003
8 Dec – 14 Dec | Madrid, Spain
2004
1 Jan – 31 Dec | United States
3 Jan – 11 Jan | Sydney, Australia
14 Jan – 18 Jan | Bologna, Italy
15 Jan – 25 Jan | Park City, United States
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
30 Jan – 7 Feb | Clermont-Ferrand, France
Best Soundtrack Creation - International
1 Feb – 11 Feb | Tehran, Iran
Animac: International Animated Film Festival
26 Feb – 29 Feb | Lleida, Spain
3 Mar – 6 Mar | Aspen, United States
Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival
30 Mar – 4 Apr | Belgrade, Serbia
1 Apr – 4 Apr | Riga, Latvia
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film
1 Apr – 6 Apr | Stuttgart, Germany
Special Mention
Granada International Short Film Festival
12 Apr – 18 Apr | Granada, Spain
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival
29 Apr – 4 May | Oberhausen, Germany
Animafest Zagreb: World Festival of Animated Film
14 Jun – 19 Jun | Zagreb, Croatia
Grand Prize
Dervio International Cartoons and Comics Festival
29 Jul – 10 Aug | Dervio, Italy
Second Prize
19 Aug – 23 Aug | Hiroshima, Japan
Grand Prize
Imago International Young Film Festival | 2004
2 Oct – 9 Oct | Fundão, Portugal
10 Nov – 13 Nov | Bradford, United Kingdom
2005
Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival
18 Nov – 24 Nov | Cracow, Poland
Silver Jabberwocky - Animated Films
Student Jury Prize
2006
28 Jan – 4 Feb | Seattle, United States
2008
Animac: International Animated Film Festival
25 Feb – 2 Mar | Lleida, Spain

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