Enthusiasts of Utopia

Nominated for Best Animated Short

Directed by Fernanda Mendes Sartori & Lara Gonçalves Ferreira

3' • Brazil • 2021

English, Portuguese

"Enthusiasts of Utopia" is an animated short film set in a post-environmental crisis setting, mixing Utopia and Dystopia. The character Dani lives her routine and “quiet” life when she happens to find a goal that can change her life and that of all humanity. But the character must make tough choices along the way. Screenplay and direction by Fernanda Sartori and Lara Ferreira and animation and production by Daniela Mendes, this is the first project of young Brazilian activists.