Aždaja / The Dragon (2016) - Short Animated Film by Ivan Ramadan
Award winning short animation / VFX live action film produced in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016.
The film is based on the legend of the serpent-like dragon creature dwelling in remote Bosnian mountains.
In a small Bosnian village, hidden among steep mountain cliffs, throughout the centuries, the ritual of the Great Dragon summoning takes place every spring. The Great Dragon is the village guardian. As the time goes by, the ritual gradually changes and loses its strength. The village is no longer hidden. Strange new beliefs and deities take over its people...
Best Sound Design – Fastnet FF
Best EX-YU film - Serbian Fantasy FF
Best Short - Krajina FF
Best Animated Film - Tuzla FF
Best Music - Krajina FF
Best VFX - Krajina FF
Directing, animation, special effects, editing: Ivan Ramadan
Production: Prime Time
Producer: Adnan Ćuhara
Director of photography: Erol Zubčević
Music: Damir Imamović
Actors: Soraja Ćehić, Amar Zubčević
Sound design: Sloven Anzulović
Coreographer & dancers' costume designer: Arleta Ćehić
Costume designer: Emina Hodžić Adilović