“The Brave Heart” or (The day we enabled the sleepwalking protocol) | …

A quirky and surrealistic action/comedy where a brave heart takes a wild journey inside the body to try to sort out the problems of a hungover morning.

“The Brave Heart” or (The day we enabled the sleepwalking protocol)" is this week's Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it on the Vimeo blog here:

Film by Luca Schenato & Sinem Vardarli
Production: Luca&Sinem
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2018

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Awards 2018:
Audience Award for BEST HUMOUR FILM at Les Nuites Magiques International Animation Film Festival

Official Selections 2018:
Los Angeles Animation Festival (Honorable Mension)
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Animation Block Party, NY
LIAF (London International Animation Festival )
Animatriks Animation Festival, Helsinki
Future Film Festival, Bologna
Los Angeles Cinefest (Finalist)
ANIMAGE Pernambuco
The Smalls Film Festival, UK
Les Nuits Magiques Festival International du Film d'Animasion
BALKANIMA European Animated Film Festival
ASIFA-South Animation Festival
Catacumba Film Festival
Dublin Animation Festival
International Animation Festival AJAYU
FANCINE – Fantastic Film Festival of the University of Málaga
Cut Out Festival
Animax Skopje
Bucharest Short Film Festival


Directed, Designed and Animated by Luca Schenato & Sinem Vardarli
production by Luca&Sinem
story by Luca Schenato
art direction by Luca Schenato
animation by Sinem Vardarli, Luca Schenato
sound by Suat Onur Ayas
music by Mert Tunay, Haendel, Bach, Terry Devine King (audionetwork)
voice by C. Gunyol Bakoglu
sound edit by Okan Isik, Justin Stark

©2018 Luca Schenato, Sinem Vardarli