REM: the stage of sleep which invokes dreams. The film attempts to depictt hese hypnagogic visions, which are presented without narration. Fragments
of the unconscious overtake and dismantle one another, in the process obliterating the dream from memory.

  • Genre: Animated
  • Country: Polska
  • Running time: 3
  • Year: 2017
  • Color: kolorowy

Director: Artur Hanaj

Script: Artur Hanaj

DOP: Artur Hanaj, Adrian Jaszczak

Editing: Artur Hanaj

Sound: Anna Nowak

Production company: PWSFTviT (Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna)

About the director:

Artur Hanaj

Artur Hanaj

Born in 1992 in Lublin. Currently Animation and Special Effects student at the Polish National Film School in Łódź. In 2012 graduated from High School of Fine Arts in Naleczow on Toy Design profile. Interested in graphic design and animation.

At festivals:

In The Palace International Short FF, Bulgaria, 2018 (competition)

Anima Mundi Festival 2018, Brazil, 2018 (screening)

23rd Milano Film Festival, Italy, 2018 (screening)

11th Banjaluka International Animation Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2018 (competition)

16th Tirana International Film Festival, Albania, 2018 (competition)

15th Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival, The United Kingdom, 2018 (screening)

15th Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia, 2018 (competition)

31st Premiers Plans Festival, France, 2019 (competition)

Festival Stop Motion Montréal 2020, Canada, 2020 (competition)