Si Lunchai

  • 2014
  • Germany
  • 9 mins
  • English

Animated Film Competition

Hannes Rall
Hannes Rall

The poor yet smart trickster Si Lunchai triumphs over the cruel king. An adaptation of an Indonesian legend, inspired by the style of the Southeast Asian shadow puppet play “Wayang Kulit”.

Hannes Rall (aka Hans-Martin Rall) is an Associate Professor at the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Hannes is also an illustrator and independent animation director. He has shown his work in exhibitions and screenings and has been an invited speaker for workshops and conferences in more than 20 countries and over 250 film-festivals worldwide. His research and artistic work is focused on adapting classic literature for animation.


2014 Animazig Spotlight Animation Shorts Festival (USA) – Section 4 Winner
2014 Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival (USA) – Best Animation Award
2015 Canada International Film Festival (Canada) – Award Of Excellence In Filmmaking Or Screenwriting
2015 FBW (German Film And Media Review) – Seal Of Approval: ‘Highly Recommended’ & ‘Short Film Of The Month Februray’
2015 Festival La File De Cortometrajes (Spain) – Award For Best Animated Short Film
2015 Long Island International Film Festival (USA) – Nomination For Best Animated Short Film
2015 Richmond Int’l Film Festival (USA) – Best Of Festival Animated Short
2015 Worldfest Houston – Houston Int’l Film Festival (USA) – Platinum Remi Award

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