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Papiroflexia

An origami tale of a skilful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands.

Papiroflexia (Spanish for “Origami”) is the animated tale of Fred, a chubby man with a passion for paper folding, who wants to change the world with his art. It was originally written as a poem by Joaquin Baldwin, and later developed into an animated film at the UCLA Animation Workshop, with music by Nick Fevola.

Release date: June 9th 2007
Format: HD 1920x1080 px, 16:9
Running time: 2:30s

LaurelAwards and HonorsLaurel

  1. Festival de Cannes - Short Film Corner '08 (France) - Finalist on NFB Online Competition
  2. Cinequest Film Festival '08 (CA) - Best Animated Short Film
  3. USA Film Festival '08 (TX) - The Family Award
  4. Pangea Day '08 (Worldwide) - South America Winner
  5. Sedona International Film Festival '08 (AZ) - Best Animated Film: Director's Choice
  6. Sedona International Film Festival '08 (AZ) - Best Animated Film: Audience Choice
  7. Official Best of Fest Awards '10 (WA) - Award-winning Film for Animation Lovers
  8. Official Best of Fest Awards '10 (WA) - Award-winning Film for Nature Lovers
  9. Ashland Independent Film Festival '08 (OR) - Best Animated Short
  10. FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia '08 (PA) - Best Director, Animation
  11. Poppy Jasper Film Festival '07 (CA) - Best Creative Media: Juror's Choice Award
  12. Peace on Earth Film Festival '08 (IL) - Best Animated Film
  13. Lake County Film Festival '09 (IL) - Best Narrative Short, Audience Award
  14. ShortsNonStop '09 (Online) - July 2009 Winner
  15. The Accolade Film Awards '07 (CA) - Honorable Mention in Animation
  16. Very Short Movies Festival '08 (CA) - Honorable Mention in Animation
  17. Angelus Student Film Festival '07 (CA) - Finalist
  18. Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival '07 (FL) - 5th place
  19. Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival '08 (WA) - Best of Fest Selection
  20. Festival International du Film d’Environnement '08 (France) - Special Mention, Short Film
  21. HD Fest '08 (CA) - Honorable Mention in Animation
  22. EcoFocus Film Festival '08 (GA) - Honorable Mention, Children's Favorite Short Film
  23. Universo Corto '10 (Italy) - 3rd Prize

Film Festival and Screenings

  1. 06/09/07 - UCLA Animation Prom 2007 (CA)
  2. 08/03/07 - Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Talent Show (MD)
  3. 08/31/07 - Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival (GA)
  4. 09/07/07 - Bluegrass Independent Film Festival (KY)
  5. 09/11/07 - LA Short Films Fest (CA)
  6. 10/06/07 - Tarfest, as part of Very Short Movies Festival (CA)
  7. 10/10/07 - Woodstock Film Festival (NY)
  8. 10/27/07 - Angelus Student Film Festival (CA) Prize awarded
  9. 11/05/07 - Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FL) Prize awarded
  10. 11/09/07 - Poppy Jasper Film Festival (CA) Prize awarded
  11. 11/10/07 - Queens International Film Festival (NY)
  12. 11/28/07 - Santa Fe Film Festival (NM)
  13. 02/07/08 - Oxford Film Festival (MS)
  14. 02/27/08 - Sedona International Film Festival (AZ) Prize awarded Prize awarded
  15. 02/28/08 - Cinequest Film Festival (CA) Prize awarded
  16. 03/26/08 - The Accolade Film Awards (CA) Prize awarded
  17. 03/27/08 - Very Short Movies Festival (CA) Prize awarded
  18. 03/29/08 - Sacramento International Film Festival (CA)
  19. 04/07/08 - Ashland Independent Film Festival (OR) Prize awarded
  20. 04/10/08 - Oxford International Film Festival (OH)
  21. 04/21/08 - USA Film Festival (TX) Prize awarded
  22. 04/27/08 - Bang! Short Film Festival (England)
  23. 05/01/08 - Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival (WA) Prize awarded
  24. 05/01/08 - Bridge Fest (BC, Canada)
  25. 05/02/08 - Maryland Film Festival (MD)
  26. 05/04/08 - Trenton Film Festival (NJ)
  27. 05/10/08 - PangeaDay (Worldwide, click here to see locations in 153 countries) Prize awarded
  28. 05/11/08 - Ohio Independent Film Festival (OH)
  29. 05/14/08 - Festival de Cannes - Short Film Corner (France) Prize awarded
  30. 05/30/08 - Winnipeg International Film Festival (MB, Canada)
  31. 06/02/08 - Monacology Festival (Monaco)
  32. 06/03/08 - Newport International Film Festival (RI)
  33. 06/17/08 - CG Excellence Award 2008 (Singapore)
  34. 06/26/08 - Philadelphia Independent Film Festival (PA)
  35. 07/19/08 - California International Animation Festival (CA)
  36. 07/30/08 - Gloria International Film Festival (UT)
  37. 08/07/08 - HollyShorts Film Festival (CA)
  38. 08/28/08 - California Next Gen Film Festival (CA)
  39. 08/29/08 - Peace on Earth Film Festival (IL) Prize awarded
  40. 08/30/08 - La Bola (Mexico)
  41. 09/08/08 - Festival de Artes Audiovisuales de La Plata (Argentina)
  42. 09/09/08 - Festival Latino Americano de Cortometraje Poetico (NY)
  43. 09/11/08 - Southern Winds Film Festival (OK)
  44. 09/11/08 - Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (CA)
  45. 09/27/08 - Couch Fest Films (WA)
  46. 10/10/08 - Mount Shasta International Film Festival (CA)
  47. 10/15/08 - Hamptons International Film Festival (NY)
  48. 10/16/08 - FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia (PA) Prize awarded
  49. 10/16/08 - X'8 Kortfilmsfestival (Sweden)
  50. 10/16/08 - Cinemambiente - Environmental Film Festival (Italy)
  51. 10/16/08 - Ciné-Jeune (France)
  52. 10/17/08 - San Francisco Video Fest 2008 (CA)
  53. 10/18/08 - HD Fest (NY)
  54. 10/18/08 - FilmColumbia Festival of Film (NY)
  55. 10/22/08 - Planet In Focus International Environmental Film and Video Festival (ON, Canada)
  56. 10/23/08 - Chicago International Children's Film Festival (IL)
  57. 10/23/08 - EcoFocus Film Festival (GA) Prize awarded
  58. 11/01/08 - Backyard Short Film Festival (CA)
  59. 11/01/08 - Banff Mountain Film Festival (AB, Canada)
  60. 11/19/08 - Festival International du Film d’Environnement (France) Prize awarded
  61. 11/22/08 - London Children's Film Festival (England)
  62. 11/22/08 - Saint Ann's Film Festival (NY)
  63. 12/01/08 - Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Worldwide, click here to see locations and dates)
  64. 12/02/08 - Green Art USA (FL)
  65. 12/05/08 - HD Fest (CA) Prize awarded
  66. 12/07/08 - Portable Film Festival (Online)
  67. 12/11/08 - The Planetworkshops (France)
  68. 12/26/08 - Beverly Hills Hi-Def Film Festival (CA)
  69. 01/09/09 - Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival (CA)
  70. 01/16/09 - San Joaquin Children's Film Festival (CA)
  71. 02/01/09 - Wild & Scenic On Tour (USA, click here to see locations and dates)
  72. 02/05/09 - Madrone Wall Fundraiser (OR)
  73. 02/19/09 - Midwest Theater Film Festival (NE)
  74. 02/29/09 - BAMKids International Film Festival (NY)
  75. 03/01/09 - Siskiyou Film Festival (OR)
  76. 03/04/09 - Lake County Film Festival (IL) Prize awarded
  77. 03/15/09 - European Festival of the Independent Film (France)
  78. 03/15/09 - Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival for Kids (MA)
  79. 03/25/09 - Heart of Gold International Film Festival (Australia)
  80. 03/28/09 - Seattle Green Festival (WA)
  81. 04/02/09 - Wisconsin Film Festival (WI)
  82. 04/18/09 - National Gallery of Art Children's Film Program (DC)
  83. 04/22/09 - Okanagan International Film Festival (BC, Canada)
  84. 04/24/09 - 3DNA, Napoli Comicon (Italy)
  85. 05/12/09 - San Joaquin International Film Festival (CA)
  86. 05/20/09 - Ecocinema Israel - International Film Festival (Israel)
  87. 05/22/09 - Mountainfilm in Telluride (CO)
  88. 05/23/09 - Wiz-Art, Lviv International Festival of Visual Art (Ukraine)
  89. 05/25/09 - Animayo Animation Festival (Spain)
  90. 05/31/09 - Film Festival Zlín (Czech Republic)
  91. 06/01/09 - Nomadas Cine Sobre Ruedas (Peru)
  92. 07/16/09 - Humanity Explored - CultureUnplugged.com (Online)
  93. 07/18/09 - Shoreditch Festival (United Kingdom)
  94. 07/22/09 - Martha's Vineyard Cinema Circus (MA)
  95. 07/28/09 - Traverse City Film Festival (MI)
  96. 07/31/09 - Nozstock Festival (United Kingdom)
  97. 08/08/09 - Open Cinema International Short and Animation Film Festival (Russia)
  98. 08/09/09 - CinemAmbiente Tour (Multiple, click here to see locations and dates)
  99. 08/14/09 - Asuncion Vive (Paraguay)
  100. 09/10/09 - DC Shorts Film Festival (DC)
  101. 09/15/09 - Ciclo de Cine Ta'anga del Centro Cultural de la Republica El Cabildo (Paraguay)
  102. 09/24/09 - Port Townsend Film Festival (WA)
  103. 09/24/09 - Animaryros International Animation Festival (Greece)
  104. 09/28/09 - Echo Park Film Center (CA)
  105. 10/01/09 - Festival Internacional de Cine en Paraguay (Paraguay)
  106. 10/07/09 - Orizon - Salon professionnel de l'environnement (France)
  107. 10/17/09 - Namur Nature Film Festival (Belgium)
  108. 11/01/09 - The Coolidge Shorts Film Festival (MA)
  109. 11/04/09 - Tutti nello stesso piatto Festival (Italy)
  110. 11/14/09 - International Children's Film Festival of Cyprus (Cyprus)
  111. 11/20/09 - Animatic (Spain)
  112. 11/27/09 - DaKINO Bucharest International Film Festival (Romania)
  113. 11/28/09 - International Short Film Festival Leuven (Belgium)
  114. 12/04/09 - Week of Independent American Cinema (Russia)
  115. 01/09/10 - Box[ur]shorts Film Festival (CA)
  116. 01/24/10 - Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MA)
  117. 02/06/10 - Silver Salt Animation Festival (India)
  118. 02/11/10 - Cine Paraguayo - Ñe'enga (Chile)
  119. 02/13/10 - MOMA Family Films Program (NY)
  120. 02/18/10 - ContainR (BC, Canada)
  121. 02/20/10 - Taos Shortz Film Festival (NM)
  122. 03/30/10 - National Gallery of Art - Environmental Film Festival (DC)
  123. 04/09/10 - Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival (FL)
  124. 03/30/10 - National Gallery of Art - Environmental Film Festival (DC)
  125. 04/09/10 - Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival (FL)
  126. 04/30/10 - Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (Australia)
  127. 05/01/10 - World Expo 2010, Open This End (China)
  128. 05/01/10 - Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Reel Change (Russia)
  129. 06/01/10 - CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival (ON, Canada)
  130. 06/07/10 - Juniors of Sustainable Development (France)
  131. 06/07/10 - Summer Shorts Independent Film Screening (FL)
  132. 06/12/10 - Yale Center for British Art (CT)
  133. 08/01/10 - Universo Corto (Italy) Prize awarded
  134. 08/25/10 - Festival of Japan Culture (Czech Republic)
  135. 11/05/10 - The Far North Conservation Film Festival (AK)
  136. 11/05/10 - 90 Muestra Animada (Paraguay)
  137. 01/15/11 - Arts Guild New Jersey (NJ)
  138. 01/16/11 - REELkids Film Festival (ON, Canada)
  139. 05/10/11 - Filmoteca de Catalunya (Spain)
  140. 05/19/11 - Clips of Faith (Multiple)
  141. 06/22/11 - Goelali Children's Film Festival (Indonesia)
  142. 11/01/11 - Paraguay Ra'anga / Imagenes del Paraguay (Uruguay)
  143. 11/01/11 - Paraguay Ra'anga / Imagenes del Paraguay (Spain)
  144. 11/03/11 - Filmoteca de Catalunya (Spain)
  145. 11/04/11 - Microwave International New Media Arts Festival (Hong Kong)
  146. 11/17/11 - VEDAFILM Spiritual Film Festival (Russia)
  147. 03/10/12 - Pictou-Antigonish Library Animation Festival (NS, Canada)
  148. 03/28/12 - Filmoteca de Catalunya (Spain)
  149. 12/02/12 - Sustainable Living Film Festival (Turkey)

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