Ajyal Film Festival 2024

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Two Balloons

Ajyal Competition

Mark C. Smith / Short Narrative / United States of America / 2017 / 9 min / Colour / DCP
In No Dialogue
Interests: Animation


We join two very adventurous lemurs as they fly their majestic airships across the beautiful sky one day. They had previously agreed to meet up at a particular spot using their maps and navigational instruments, but even the most meticulous plans don't always go as expected. A dangerous storm is brewing on the horizon...will the pair be able to make it through and find each other?

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About the Directors

Mark C. Smith is a filmmaker from Portland, Oregon. He has produced the films North, Denmark and A House, A Home. As a cinematographer, Mark spent many years filming winter expeditions in North America and South America. He is the co-author of two photography books, ‘Osterlandet’ and ‘The Powder Road’. 'Two Balloons' is Mark’s first animated film.


Mark C. Smith
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