EghtesadOnline: Iranian animated short ‘Pet Man’ is to be screened in Austria's Innsbruck Nature Film Festival, it was reported on Sunday.
Directed by Marzieh Abrar Paidar, it is in top ten animations chosen by the festival, IRNA reported.
The 16th edition of international film competition on nature and the environment will be held in Austria on October 10-13.
The top ten animations are the products of seven countries including Austria, Iran, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Croatia and Switzerland.
So far, the Iranian film has managed to snatch the award for best animated film in the third NEZ International Film Festival in India.
It has also been nominated in the 10th International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival which is slated for October 23-29, 2017.
Besides securing a place in the list of top 15 short animations by Britain’s Canterbury Festival, the film has been screened in Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival.
‘Pet Man’ portrays the story of an animal seller who sees a horrific nightmare in which he is captivated into an animal cage. His efforts to escape from the animals seem useless as he is faced with an obstacle every time.