THE BRAVE HEART or (The day we enabled the sleepwalking protocol) / SHORT FILM 
UK / 10 mins. 
An independent, surrealistic action/comedy film about a Heart who takes a wild journey inside the body to try to sort out the problems of a hungover morning.
Written, directed, animated and produced by: Luca Schenato and Sinem Vardarli
© lucaandsinem.com 2018
Awards/Honours
2019
JURY PRIZE - Florence Short Film Festival
AUDIENCE AWARD - Animakom Fest, Bilbao International Animation Festival, Spain  
BEST Narratıve award - Tampa Bay Comic Con Film Festival, U.S
2018
Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere 
AUDIENCE AWARD - 'BEST Humour Film' at LES NUITS MAGIQUES Animation Film Festival, France 
HONORABLE MENSION - Los Angeles Animation Festival 
BEST SHORT FILM - Los Angeles CINEFEST (FINALIST)

Official Selections 
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018  

LIAF (London International Animation Festival ) 2018 
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2019 
Animatriks Animation Festival, Helsinki  2018

Future Film Festival, Bologna 2018

Los Angeles Cinefest 2018 (Finalist) 2018

Animation Block Party, NY 2018
TAAFI - Toronto animation arts festıval ınternatıonal 2018

Carton 2018

ANIMAGE Pernambuco 
2018

The Smalls Film Festival, UK 2018

FANCINE – Fantastic Film Festival of the University of Málaga 2018

Les Nuits Magiques Festival International du Film d'Animasion 2018

BALKANIMA European Animated Film Festival 2018

ASIFA-South Animation Festival 2018

Catacumba Film Festival 2018

Dublin Animation Festival 2018


International Animation Festival AJAYU 2019

Cut Out Festival 2019

Animax Skopje 
2018

Bucharest Short Film Festival 2018
Krampusnacht Freeky Film Festival​​​​​​​ 2019 
The Black Sea Film Festival 2019
ATLANTA COMIC CON 2019
BEST vfx NOMINATION - INDIANA COMIC CON Festıval 2019
Athens ANIMFEST 2019
FILMFEST DRESDEN 2019
Montreal International Animation Film Festival - ANIMAZE 2019
FILMQUEST 2019 
SPARK ANIMATION 2019, Vancouver

Character design process from early sketch to the final toon-shader look
 Concept Art works by Luca Schenato
Moodboards
 Concept Designs
Early Designs and Sketches
Luca was making here the voice for the secondary characters during the dubbing session.
Credits:
Written & Directed by: Luca Schenato & Sinem Vardarli              

Production: Luca&Sinem

Producers: Luca Schenato & Sinem Vardarli

Script: Luca Schenato

Design & Animation: Sinem Vardarli, Luca Schenato​​​​​​​

Sound Design Supervisor: Suat Onur Ayas

Sound Editors: Okan Isik, Justin Stark

Voice Actors: C. Gunyol Bakoglu, Luca Schenato, Sinem Vardarli, Ahenk Demir, Deniz Kavalali, Nivi Jasa

Film Music score: Mert Tunay, AudioNetwork.com (Haendel, Bach, Terry Devine King)


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