About 4 years ago I posted some pictures from short animation I was working on at the time. Now after several screenings around the world, 'a Sun' is finally on Vimeo!

Description:
On a small island above the clouds a father and a son have different view on their daily routine of keeping up the sun.

Official selections:
- Balkanima. Belgrad, Serbia. October 2015.
- Primanima. Budaörs, Hungary. October, 2015.
- Manchester animation festival. Manchester, UK. November, 2015.
- POFF, Pori film festival. Pori, Finland. November, 2015.
- Anim!Arte - International Student Animation Festival of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. December, 2015.
- Tampere Film festival. Tampere, Finland. March, 2016.
- Taos Shortz Film Fest. New Mexico, US. April, 2016.
- Animatricks. Helsinki, Finland. April. 2016.
- R&A, Helsinki International Film Festival. Helsinki, Finland. September, 2016.
- REX, animation film festival. Stockholm, Sweden. October, 2016.
- FIFAM, Festival international du film d'Amiens, France. November, 2016.
- Black Movie Film Festival. Geneva, Switzerland. January, 2017.

Comment by Ian Harding on August 14, 2018 at 12:35pm

Hi, Lauri!, This is so AMAZING!! The characters, sets and music so charming, the bearded man was my favourite along with the fluffy birds, the hot air balloon scene did it for me, it felt quite sad at the end, plus well done on the screening's :)

Comment by Dan Pasto on August 15, 2018 at 10:33am

Absolutely lovely. I love all the little details like the two-person saw on the wall of the house and the goopy welds on the pipes. The pinwheel was my favorite.

Breathtaking piece. Well done!

Comment by Pete Pipkins on August 19, 2018 at 4:38am

Hi

Lovely film, what was the inspiration for this story?

Pete

Comment by Lauri Harju on August 21, 2018 at 8:40am

Thanks for the nice comments. I am really glad you liked my film!
There wasn't any particular inspiration. Story is based on one of my old ideas, though after the long writing phase there wasn't much left from the original idea.

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