Friday, October 16, 2009

ANIMATION: RUSSIAN SHERLOCK HOLMES SHORT FILM AT RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON


The 3rd edition of Academia Rossica’s Russian Film Festival  held in London, England from October 30th to November 8th will include a screening of the 2005 animated short film SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DOCTOR WATSON. This charming animated film by creators Aleksandr Bubnov, Irina Kovtun and Zoya Trofimova has been making the YouTube rounds for a couple years since placing 3rd at the 2006 Open Russian Festival of Animated Film. Apparently a sequel is in the works, details and images, for those who read Russian, can be found at http://community.livejournal.com/holmes_2/


Details on the Festival can be found at http://films.academia-rossica.org/en/

The short film itself, as mentioned above, has been available on YouTube (in 2 parts with English subtitles), for some time, but if you haven't already seen them, here it is...enjoy!

Part 1: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson



Part 2: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson

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