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I Gotta Look Good for the Apocalypse

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

March 2020. The planet locks itself in. Our world is being drained of its substance and digital life forms are multiplying, like these couples who meet in a virtual universe. What if the crisis was not the pandemic, but the derealization of our lives?

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: I Gotta Look Good for the Apocalypse

    Directed by: Ayce KARTAL

    Ayce Kartal graduated in Animation from Anadolu University, in Eskişehir, Turkey, where he also received his MFA. He followed the Time Based Arts programme at UNSW, Australia before going to the NY Film Academy, graduating in filmmaking in 2009. In 2013, his short "Backward Run" was selected in numerous festivals and won over 50 prizes. In 2016, he made "Birdy Wouaf Wouaf", as part of CANAL+ "La Collection : dessine toujours !", created in tribute to "Charlie Hebdo".

    Country: Turkey, France

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 05 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ayce KARTAL

    Production: Damien MEGHERBI, LES VALSEURS, Justin PECHBERTY

    Distribution: LES VALSEURS, Liyan FAN

    Sets: Still life paintings by Ayce