In a world comprised of merged couples, Ren goes on a heroic quest to find love in hopes of becoming complete. ​​​​​​​
NFTS 2021
Director/Animator: LINA KALCHEVA
Producer: MICHELLE BRØNDUM
Writer: LAURA JAYNE TUNBRIDGE
Production Designer: EVA CALLAND-WALLER
Cinematographer: EBBA HULT
Editor: ALEJANDRO LIECHTY
Composer: OLIVER WEGMÜLER
Sound Design: ZOLTAN KADNAR
Lead Model Maker: MARA FRAMPTON
AWARDS
Sitges - Festival International de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya (2021)
Anima't Award for Best Short Animation 

Fancine: Fantastic Film Festival of Málaga (2021)
Audience Award for Best Short Animation 

Festival Premier Plans d'Angers (2022)
Student Jury Award for Best European Student Film

Short Sounds Film Festival (2022)
Jury Award for Best Film
Student Award for Best Sound and Music


Mecal Pro - Barcelona International Short Film and Animation Festival (2022)
Audience Award for Best Short Animation

Cardiff Animation Festival (2022)
Award for Best Student Film

In the Palace International Short Film Festival (2022)
Award for Best Student Animation

NOT Film Festival (2022)
Special Mention (Experimental Category)

Deep Focus Film Festival (2022)
Honourable Mention

Anima Cordoba International Animation Festival (2022)
Grand Prix of the Jury

Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival (2022)
Student Jury Prize 
NOMINATIONS
Festival de Cannes (2021)
Cinefondation Award; Lights on Women Award

Sitges - Festival International de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya (2021)
Melies d'Argent

Norwich Film Festival (2021)
Best Animation 

Bolton International Film Festival (2021)
Best Animation

Splat! Film Festival (2021)
Melies d'Argent

Bucharest Film Awards (2022)
Best Animation

MPSE Golden Reel Awards (2022)
Verna Fields Award - Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Student Film

British Animation Awards (2022)
Best Post-Graduate Film

Watersprite Film Festival (2022)
Mentorship Award

Colourist Awards (2021)
Best Colour Grading in an Animation

Underwire Film Festival (2022)
Best Animatior

Tees Valley International Film Festival (2022)
Best Animation

Novella Film Festival (2022)
Best Short Animation

British Short Film Awards (2022)
Best Short Animation
FESTIVAL SELECTIONS
Festival de Cannes (2021)
Chicago International Film Festival (2021)
Sitges - Festival International de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya (2021)
Norwich Film Festival (2021)
Foyle Film Festival (2021)
Bolton International Film Festival (2021)
Piccolo Festival Animazione (2021)
Fancine: Fantastic Film Festival of Málaga (2021)
Splat! Film Festival (2021) 
British Shorts: Lichtspielklub (2022) 
Festival Premiers Plans Angers (2022)
Bucharest Film Awards (2022) 
Watersprite Film Festival (2022) 
British Animation Awards (2022)
On the Pulse Film Festival (2022)
Cardiff Animation Film Festival (2022)
Underwire Film Festival (2022)
In the Palace International Film Festival (2022) 
Mecal Pro - Barcelona International Short Film and Animation Festival (2022)
Fantaspoa - International Fantstic Film Festival of Porto Alegre (2022)
San Diego International Shorts Fest (2022)
Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival (2022)
MoPOP Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival (2022)
Rhode Island International Film Festival (2022)
La Guarimba International Film Festival (2022)
Court Metrange International Fantastc and Etrange Short Film Festival (2022)
Hollyshorts Film Festival (2022)
Festival of Animation Berlin (2022)
NOT Film Fest (2022)
Anima Cordoba International Animation Festival (2022)
Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (2022)
Animatou Geneva Animation Festival (2022)
Festival Stop Motion Montreal (2022)
Tees Valley International Film Festival (2022)
Alexandre Trauner ART/Film Festival (2022)
Animator Fest - European Youth Festival of Animated Film (2022)
Lille International Short Film Festival (2022)
Deep Focus Film Festival (2022)
Stoptrik International Film Festival (2022)
Ajayu International Animation Festival (2022)
Primanima World Festival of First Animated Film (2022)
Cambridge Film Festival (2022)
Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival (2022)
Silver Screen Shockfest Film Festival (2022)
Japan International Film Festival (2022)
Annual Aarhus Film Festival (2022)
Interfilm International Film Festival (2022)
Spark Animation Film Festival (2022)
Shorts Attack Germany (2022)
REX Animation Festival (2022)
IMAGINE Fantastic Film Festival (2022)
Novella Film Festival (2022)
Kyoto International Student Film and Video Festival (2022)
Animaze Monreal International Animation Film Festival (2022)
Phenomena Festival (2022)
British Short Film Awards (2022)
Direcrtor's Notes (2023)​​​
PRESS & REVIEWS
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