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LOST TREASURES, DISCOVERED STORIES

NAPOLEON’S ART PLUNDERS THROUGH THE EYES OF LAOCOON

Deep dive into the depths of the past with our captivating short film. Uncover the intriguing events that transpired between the late 1700s and early 1800s, as Napoleon and his army seized artworks from cities across Europe, temporarily enriching the Louvre’s collection. Through the lens of an exclusive interview with the Laocoon sculpture group, our film invites you on a mesmerizing journey through time, shedding light on a little-known chapter of art history.

RESCUING HERITAGE

ANTONIO CANOVA’S ARTISTIC DIPLOMACY UNVEILED

Step back in time to 1815 and witness the extraordinary diplomatic mission led by Antonio Canova. Our short film chronicles the delicate task of reclaiming stolen artworks, revealing the key events that paved the way for the return of these treasures to Italy.

A TALE BEYOND FRAMES

OUR JOURNEY
WITH THE SHORT FILM

From the intricate reconstruction of historical events based on an extensive bibliography to the crafting of a detailed script for a nearly 12-minute animated exploration, this project signifies a chapter of dedication and creativity for us. Explore the evolution of animations, where we experiment with AI techniques for character development and generative animation. This film is not just a visual experience; it’s a testament to our commitment to storytelling and pushing the boundaries of creativity.

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

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OFFICIAL SELECTION - Montreal International Animation Film Festival - ANIMAZE - 2024 (3)

HONORABLE MENTION

DISCOVER

THE TEAM

Direction: Carlo De Togni
Screenplay: Luzia Ribeiro Da Costa
AI animation: Carlo De Togni
Sound design: Carlo De Togni
Translations: Vanessa Nucci
Voice over support: Milk studios
Italian interviewer’s voice: Francesco Wolf
English interviewer’s voice: Alexander Fahey
Italian Laocoon’ voice: Gaetano Lizzio
English Laocoon’ voice: Clive Riche
Movie poster and logo design: Alberto Fontana

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