Nexus Studios’ latest director signing Niki Lindroth Von Bahr has scooped the Cristal for short film for ‘The Burden’ at the world’s leading animation festival Annecy.
Niki’s previous film Bath House (Simhall, 2014) was screened at festivals around the world including Sundance, Berlinale and Annecy scooping the ‘Grand Prix – Anima’ at The Brussels Animation Film Festival and a VIMEO staff pick amongst other accolades.
Nexus Studios’ Co-founder and ECD Chris O’Reilly said: “Niki is a fantastic new talent whose work we've admired for a while. Her latest short cements her reputation as a unique voice in animation. She brings a cinematic eye to stop-frame, coupled with a brilliant dark humour.
You can watch the trailer for The Burden here .