Cat Noir

A Film by O'Neil Bürgi

Synopsis

A letter, a broken heart. The sound of the rain. A black cat, a plan.

Director

  • Picture of O'Neil Bürgi © Pascale Florio

    O'Neil Bürgi

    Geboren 1981 in Arbon, Schweiz. 2002-04 Praktikas in den Bereichen Schnitt, Bildgestaltung, Kamera und Videojournalismus. 2015-18 Filmstudium an der F+F Zürich Schule für Kunst und Design, Schwerpunkt Drehbuch und Regie.

Awards + Festivals

  • 3rd VIENNA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)July 7, 2018
  • 4th MONTEVIDEO WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Uruguay)July 12, 2018
  • ANIMART GREECE (Official Selection, Delphi, Greece)July 14, 2018
  • CARTOON CLUB - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION CINEMA AND COMICS (Official Selection, Rimini, Italy)July 18, 2018
  • *BEST STUDENT ANIMATION*
    7th KOLKATA SHORTS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)July 22, 2018
  • ORSCHELER FILMFEST (Official Selection, Oberursel, Germany)August 10, 2018
  • 3rd FARM FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Favara, Italy)August 23, 2018
  • SATURNIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manciano, Italy)August 31, 2018
  • 12th KINOFEST INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania)September 1, 2018
  • 13th MEXICO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico City, Mexico)September 5, 2018
  • 12th FILMSALAT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Verden/Aller, Germany)September 7, 2018
  • 7th JOZI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sandton, South Africa)September 27, 2018
  • 23rd MILANO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Milano, Italy)September 28, 2018
  • 3rd CUZCO UNDERGROUND CINEMA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cuzco, Peru)October 3, 2018
  • 5th DISCOVER FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, London, UK)October 4, 2018
  • 9th SAN JOSE SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Jose, CA, USA)October 11, 2018
  • 1st LINZ INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Linz, Austria)October 11, 2018
  • 2nd LIVERPOOL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Liverpool, United Kingdom)October 12, 2018
  • 34th WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Warsaw, Poland)October 12, 2018
  • 33rd INDEPENDENT FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK (Official Selection, Osnabrück, Germany)October 17, 2018
  • 16th ANNUAL TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)October 17, 2018
  • *BEST STUDENT FILM*
    3rd RIDGEFIELD INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ridgefield, CT, USA)October 18, 2018
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    GLOBAL SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Los Angeles, CA, USA)October 19, 2018
  • *BEST SHORT ANIMATION*
    4th SAN JOSÉ INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARS (Official Selection, Costa Rica)October 24, 2018
  • 5th SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL NEW CONCEPT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Bruno, CA, USA)November 1, 2018
  • *BEST ANIMATION*
    11th LANCASTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lancaster, PA, USA)November 8, 2018
  • 11th AMARCORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rimini, Italy)November 14, 2018
  • *RIFF AWARD FOR BEST SHORT ANIMATION FILM*
    17th ROME INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rome, Italy)November 16, 2018
  • 31st EXGROUND FILMFEST (Official Selection, Wiesbaden, Germany)November 16, 2018
  • INTERFILM 34th INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)November 20, 2018
  • 2nd BLUE DANUBE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)November 24, 2018
  • KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • 15th LONDON INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, London, UK)November 30, 2018
  • *2nd PRIZE*
    8th OSTSCHWEIZER KURZFILMWETTBEWERB 2018 (Official Selection, St. Gallen, Switzerland)December 8, 2018
  • *BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM* *BEST SCREENPLAY* *BEST MUSIC SCORE*
    2nd BAJA CINEFEST (Official Selection, Baja California, Mexico)December 23, 2018
  • 1st KAARYAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jaipur, India)December 28, 2018
  • 6th SNOWDANCE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Landsberg am Lech, Germany)January 26, 2019
  • *SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JUDGE LEONID GRIGURKO*
    2nd SAINT-PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)February 14, 2019
  • *OUCHY FILM AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION*
    3rd OUCHY FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Lausanne, Switzerland)March 28, 2019
  • 20th SHORTS - TRINATIONALES FILMFESTIVAL AM OBERRHEIN (Official Selection, Offenburg, Germany)April 2, 2019
  • 3rd JAIPUR FILM WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, PinkCity, Jaipur, India)April 5, 2019
  • 20th CELLU L’ART FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jena, Germany)April 23, 2019
  • 5th INT'L MOTION FESTIVAL - IMF (Official Selection, Nicosia, Cyprus)May 6, 2019
  • 4th KIEV INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kiev, Ukraine)May 22, 2019
  • 11th THE CABRIOLET FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)June 8, 2019
  • *NOMINEE BEST ANIMATED SHORT* *NOMINEE BEST STUDENT ANIMATED SHORT*
    25th PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST (Official Selection, Palm Springs, USA)June 18, 2019
  • 23rd BUCHEON INT'L FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Non-Competition Section “Fantastic Short Films”, Bucheon, South Korea)June 28, 2019
  • 4th MEXICO CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico City, Mexico)July 18, 2019
  • 22nd FANTOCHE INT'L ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Baden, Switzerland)September 3, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
O'Neil Bürgi
Screenplay
O'Neil Bürgi
Producer
Daniel Hertli
Animation
O'Neil Bürgi
Art Direction
O'Neil Bürgi
Sound
Jürg von Allmen
Editor
O'Neil Bürgi
Sound Design
Jürg von Allmen
Music
Daniel Laufer

Details

Running Time
06:23
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, Blu-ray, .mov (HD ProRes 422)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1 Surround & Stereo

Contact

FILM SCHOOL / PRODUCER

Daniel Hertli
F+F Schule für Kunst und Design
Flurstrasse 89
8047 Zürich
Switzerland
http://ffzh.ch
+41 044 444 18 88

DIRECTOR

O'Neil Bürgi
Moosweg 17
8500 Frauenfeld TG
Switzerland
oneil@oneilbuergi.com
www.oneilbuergi.com

FACEBOOK

https://www.facebook.com/catnoir1138/