27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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director: Madi Piller
original title: Birds
country: Canada
year: 2021
running time: 2 min.


Made directly on film stock without the use of a camera, hand-developed and optically copied using classical techniques, the images create the appearance of natural structures and flying creatures with immersive foley effects.


Peruvian-born Madi Piller (1960) is a Canada-based filmmaker, animation artist, programmer and curator. She creates abstract and poetic films focused on the topics of memories, introspection and cultural identity. Her work has been shaped by various animation styles and techniques, exploring the potential of analogue not only in film, but also in photography.

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director: Madi Piller
producer: Madi Piller
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