A woman is locked in her home with an egg. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.
Developed at ANIDOX:LAB 2015 and awarded the ANIDOX:RESIDENCY in 2016. Egg has gone on to win the Golden Dove at Dok Leipzig and the debut film prize at Annecy Int. Animation Festival.
ANIDOX Artist and Guest tutor
Martina is an Italian film maker based in Denmark.
Martina holds a BA in Fine Art from “Accademy of Brera” in Milan, and a BA in Animation from “Experimental Center of Cinematography”, Turin. Alumna of Animation sans frontiers, ANIDOX:LAB and the Open Workshop residency. Martina’s short film Egg was awarded with a crystal for first film at Annecy, a Golden Dove at Dok Leipzig, Golden Horseman at Filmfest Dresden. The film, supported by the ANIDOX:RESIDENCY in 2016, was nominated for best short film at the European Animation Awards 2018 and shortlisted for the 2020 Cesar Award.
Directed by : Martina Scarpelli
Duration: 12 min.
Produced by: Emmanuel-Alain Raynal, Pierre Baussaron (MIYU Productions) & Lana Tankosa Nikolic (LATELOVE Production)
Distribution: Luce Grosjean (Miyu Distribution)
Sound and music: Amos Cappuccio, Sofie Birch, Andrea Martignoni