TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The 7 minute animated short film Light Sight directed by Moslem Tabatabaei vied at 28 international film festivals during the past month, and won 5 different awards.
The awards won by Light Sight are as follows:
Best animation award at 2017 Ratma Film Festival, England.
Award of excellence at 2017 Say It in Eight Student Film Festival, the United States.
Best animated short film award at 2017 London Eye International Film Festival, England.
Best animated short film at the 3rd Greenwich Village Film Festival, the United States.
Best animation award at Cardiff International Film Festival, England.
Light Sight is about a characted called M.E. who is born in a room lit with a light hanging above it. Attracted to the light, he is distracted by glowing balls covering the walls around. He starts playing with the balls that obey the movements of his hands, and tries to summon the hanging light similarly. In trying to reach the light, however, h is buried under the balls and is only rescued by the light.
Attracted to the light even more, he tries again to catch the light with the balls preventing him from doing so.