Railment

A Film by Shunsaku Hayashi

Synopsis

In a continuous scenery, his physical movement stays in the same position. The speed of the continuity and his movement have accelerated and gradually cause a distortion.

Director

  • Picture of Shunsaku Hayashi © Shunsaku Hayashi

    Shunsaku Hayashi

    Shunsaku Hayashi (b.1992) is a Japanese artist mainly working on painting, animation and experimental film. He studied at Goldsmiths, University of London as a trainee under the Japan Cultural Ministry Abroad Research Fellowship for up-and-coming artists from 2012 to 2015. His recent animation REMEMBER won Golden Horseman for Animated Film at 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN, and it was shortlisted for several international competitions.

Awards + Festivals

  • 3rd MANCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Manchester, UK)March 2, 2017
  • 19th MECAL PRO, INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)March 14, 2017
  • 2nd INDIE-LINCS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincoln, UK)March 16, 2017
  • 12th ATHENS ANIMFEST 2017 (Official Selection, Greece)March 16, 2017
  • *CHRIS FRAYNE AWARD: BEST ANIMATED FILM*
    55th ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL (“Films in Competition” Programme, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)March 21, 2017
  • 1st PICKURFLICK INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Animation Category, Bangalore, India)March 31, 2017
  • 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Open Air Program, Germany)April 4, 2017
  • CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lansing, MI, USA)April 5, 2017
  • THE EARTH DAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Francisco, USA)April 21, 2017
  • 19th MARYLAND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Baltimore, USA)May 3, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 13th ATHENS DIGITAL ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection “ADAF kids”, Greece)May 18, 2017
  • 3rd MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mammoth Lakes, California, USA)May 24, 2017
  • 12th BERKSHIRE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Great Barrington, MA, USA)June 1, 2017
  • *”LENZ” - BEST ANIMATED FILM*
    44th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)June 2, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 4th LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)June 14, 2017
  • *HONORABLE MENTION*
    10th PORTO7 - OPORTO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)June 14, 2017
  • MELBOURNE INT'L ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)June 18, 2017
  • 19th INT'L ENVIRONMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (FICA) (Official Selection, Goiás, Brazil)June 20, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Official Selection, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • 7th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Kids Program, Oderaue, Germany)June 23, 2017
  • 16th “DOKUFEST” - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (International Short Films Competition, Prizren, Kosovo)August 4, 2017
  • *BEST ANIMATION*
    2nd BLACK SEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vama Veche, Romania)August 8, 2017
  • 8th ANIBAR ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Peja, Kosovo)August 14, 2017
  • 16th CONCORTO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pontenure, Piacenza, Italy)August 19, 2017
  • 13th BUSHO - THE BUDAPEST SHORT INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Panorama Screening, Hungary)August 29, 2017
  • *MILLOR EXP.ART*
    29th GIRONA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Spain)September 27, 2017
  • 15th TALL GRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)October 12, 2017
  • 3rd RINGERIKE INT'L YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Norway)November 7, 2017
  • 23rd ENCOUNTERS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bristol, UK)November 19, 2017
  • *CREATIVE FUTURE AWARD*
    22nd SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Park City, Utah, USA)January 19, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Director
Shunsaku Hayashi
Screenplay
Shunsaku Hayashi
Producer
Shunsaku Hayashi
Director of Photography
Shunsaku Hayashi
Art Direction
Shunsaku Hayashi
Sound
Jack Stevens
Sound Design
Jack Stevens
Music
Jack Stevens

Details

Running Time
09 min 43 sec
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1.85:1 1998×1080
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 176 - 62965299
markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Shunsaku Hayashi

h.shunsaku@gmail.com
www.shunsakuweb.com
https://vimeo.com/shunny
https://www.facebook.com/h.shunsaku
https://twitter.com/ShunsakuH