Little Boy

26 OCT 16:15 Sal 3
27 OCT 10:30 Sal 5

On August 6, 1945, there were two suns over Hiroshima. One was the dawn of a new day. The second was the nuclear bomb code-named “Little Boy”.

  • Directed by: Kristian Pedersen
  • Country: Norway, 2018
  • Time: 05:20
  • Type: Timelapse, Digital 2D animation
  • Production: Tonje Skar Reiersen & Lise Fearnley
  • Animation: Kristian Pedersen
  • Company: Mikrofilm AS

Filmmaker and designer Kristian Pedersen graduated with an MA in Visual Communication from Bergen Academy of Art and Design. Working as a freelance animator and designer in Oslo, he has produced animated poetry films in collaboration with the small press Gasspedal, publishing house Gyldendal, and the National Library. Kristian has developed a distinct visual signature and narrative style, and his films have been featured at festivals for film, animation, literature an poetry film. He was awarded Goethe Institute’s Film Prize at Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin, 2014. In 2016 he made the acclaimed short film Bøygen (The Boyg), that premiered in Annecy and was selected for The Animation Show of Shows.