Award of Merit – “Coming Back” (USA)

Title: Coming Back
Runtime: 5 min
Country: USA 
Director: Yuxin Zhao
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2021

Synopsis: A five-minute 2D animation about how a child’s lonely world transforms into a colorful adventure through the friendship of newly awakened friends in a museum. This animation explores the idea that loneliness does not mean that life is full of sorrow. Imagination and one’s attitude towards life can help them deal with it.