"Gun Shop" Animated Short


"Gun Shop"
Animated by Patrick Smith
Music by Steve Rice and Jen Mitlas

“Gun Shop” juxtaposes the frightening visual power of guns with a whimsy of Jazz percussion, and a dose of cultural irony. This is director Patrick Smith's first use of object animation/stop motion. Please Contact the Studio for an online screener. 

Awards:
• 2019 ASIFA-East Best Experimental Film
• 2019 ASIFA-East Best Sound 
• 2019 Interfilm Berlin, Jury Special Mention Award
• 2019 Best Documentary Short, Literally Short Film Festival 
• 2019 ASIFA-San Francisco, Best Professional Film 
• 2019 Florida Animation Festival, Honorable Mention, Experimental 
• 2019 Woods Hole Film Festival, 2nd runner up

Official Selection: International
• 2019 Interfilm Berlin
• 2019 Festival Stop Motion Montreal, Canada
• 2019 Odense International Film Festival, Denmark
• 2019 Animasyros Animation Festival, Greece
• 2019 Annecy International Animation Festival
• 2019 Viborg Animation Festival, Denmark 
• 2019 International Short Fest Cyprus
• 2019 Taichung International Animation Festival, Taiwan
• 2019 Moscow Shorts
• 2019 Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Films
• 2019 VIS Vienna Shorts 
• 2019 Big Cartoon Festival Moscow
• 2019 Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
• 2019 Badalona Film Festival, Spain
• 2019 Linoleum Festival, Ukraine 
• 2019 Curtas Vila Do Conde International Film Festival
• 2019 Mikrofilm Short Festival, Basque Country
• 2019 Wiesbaden Internnational Film Festival, Germany

Official Selection: USA
• 2019 New Orleans Film Festival 
• 2019 Ojai Film Festival
• 2019 Nashville Film Festival
• 2019 Woods Hole Film Festival
• 2019 Lake County Film Fesrival, IL
• 2019 Breckenridge Film Festival, CO
• 2019 Port Townsend Film Festival, WA
• 2019 ASIFA-San Francisco
• 2019 Florida Animation Festival 
• 2019 Woods Hole Film Festiva, MA
• 2019 ASIFA East Film Festival (Association Internationale du Film d'Animation)
• 2019 Arizona Film Festival 
2019 Literally Short Film Festival, Houston TX