2019, animation, 12 minutes


While playing with his colorful matchsticks, a little boy is talking about his dreams, fears and hopes. The matchsticks bring his visions to life. The film is based on an interview with a 7-year-old child and delivers a poignant and highly creative animation of the young boy’s philosophy of life entirely through match sticks.


Géza M. Tóth Director
Géza M. Tóth Screenplay
Péter Piros Director of photography
Balázs Alpár Music
Éva M. Tóth Producer
Kedd Animation Studios Production company


Cacak ANIMANIMA - 2019 Audience Award
Ottawa International Animation Festival - 2019 Special Award
New York Short Film Festival - 2019 15th New York City Short Film Festival – Best Animation
Fano International Film Festival - 2019 31th Fano International Film Festival – Best Animated Film
Foyle Film Festival - 2019 Light in Motion Awards for Best Animated Short Film
London International Animation Festival - 2019 Audience Award for Best Children’s Film 8+


Palic International Film Festival - 2019
Trebon Anifilm - 2019 (in competition)
Hamburg International Short Film Festival - 2019 (in competition)
Vila do Conde Short Film Festival - 2019
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival - 2019
Brest International Short Film Festival - 2019
Bialystok ZubrOFFka - 2019 (in competition)
Ljubljana ANIMATEKA - 2019 (in competition)
Espinho CINANIMA - 2019 (in competition)
Peru International Animated Short Film Festival - AJAYU - 2019 (in competition)
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival - 2019 (in competition)
Valladolid International Film Festival - 2019 (in competition)
Chemnitz SCHLINGEL - 2019 (in competition)
Edmonton International Film Festival - 2019 (in competition)
Tirana TIFF - 2019 (in competition)
Peja Animation Film Festival - 2019 (in competition)
MEDIAWAVE International Film & Music Festival - 2019 (in competition)
Badalona Filmets - 2020 (in competition)

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