The Song of the Whales

by Žoel Kastelic

Pesem kitov, 2021, animated, digital file, 1,77:1 (16:9), c, 2 min
Finished
SI

The synchronized movements of the whale and the diver plunging into the deep show the human bond with nature, a connection we are becoming less and less aware of. Jumping out of the water, the whale embodies a relaxed playfulness we have forgotten about. Can we bring it back into our lives?

screenwriter
Žoel Kastelic
director
Žoel Kastelic
producer
Žoel Kastelic
lead animator
Žoel Kastelic
film editor
Žoel Kastelic
sound designer
Žoel Kastelic
production
UL ALUO - Akademija za likovno umetnost in oblikovanje
ALUO UL
Žoel Kastelic

Žoel Kastelic (1995) studies Video and New Media at ALUO – Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana. Since 2015 she creates short independent animated films, screened in Slovenia and abroad. The Feathers That Smell of The Sea (2019) won special mention from DSAF for student animated film and recognition award from Academy of Fine Arts and Design Ljubljana.