Congratulations to the makers of “Sweet Heart“, which has won Best VFX at the Future of Film Awards.
Sweet Heart is a short VFX film created by students at Escape Studios; it was directed by Liam Mann, co-directed by Shenaaz Suliman, and produced by Emmanouil “Manos” Zervoudakis.
“Sweet Heart” tells the story of two cake figurines who fall in love. It has won many festival awards.
Sweet Heart | Short Film from Manos Zervoudakis on Vimeo.
“Sweet Heart“ was created as part of PR6001, a Studio Module in which animation and VFX students come together to create a VFX project over 12 weeks. To see more about what’s in the third year of studies at Escape Studios, follow this link.
The film was overseen by Escape Studios’ tutors Paul Harrison, Allar Kaasik and Mark Spevick.
Sweet Heart Credits
- Liam Mann – Director, Writer, Animator
- Shenaaz Suliman – Co-Director, Animator
- Emmanouil “Manos” Zervoudakis – Producer, Editor
- Chanakan Jeffries – Storyboard Artist, Concept Art, Animator
- Clement Gharini – Director of Photography
- Oluwasesi “Shessy” Idowu – Concept Art, Animator, Lighting
- Montse Larque Ferrer – Concept Art, Animation Lead
- Ella Grunberger – Colour Script, Animator
- Maria Cortes-Monroy – Original Score
- Mihail Sustov – Sound Design
- Molly McCabe – Rigging
- Cameron Haley – Animator
- Efthymios Bairaktaris – 3D Lead, Matchmove, Texturing, Acting
- Recep Atalmis – Modeling
- Frankie Elliot – Modeling, Texturing
- Reece Roberts – Modeling, Texturing
- Daniella Benfield – Modeling, Graphic Design
- Autul Sikdar – 2D Lead
- Andrea Tomas – Compositing
- Jack Carine – Compositing
- Rahul Karavadra – Compositing
Sweet Heart at IMDB
You can find Sweet Heart at the IMDB here.
This is the latest of many festival awards for Sweet Heart:
- Best VFX at the Future of Film Awards
- Best VFX at the Onyko Film Festival
- Honourable Mention for Best VFX at the London International Film Festival
- Honourable Mention for Best VFX at the Tokyo International Film Festival
- “Best First-Time Director” at the Halicarnassus Film Festival.
- Best VFX at the Art Film Awards.
The Escape Studios VFX Blog offers a personal view on the art of visual effects.