The Bull of Cold
Бык Холода
Year of production: 2023
Production country: Russia
Production company: «Tundra» animation studio
Director: Alexander Moruo
Producer: Anna Borisova, Roman Okoneshnikov
Screenwriter: Alexander Moruo, Iuliia Sinelnikova
Composer: Andrei Fedorov
Editor: Lena Rekhlyasova
Production Designer: Markel Martynov
Costume Designer: Kira Shakhoval, Margarita Kazhenkina
Sound Director: Andrei Fedorov
Cast: Aisen Diodorov, Piotr Basnaev
Film category: Animation, Family, Kids, Short
Rating: 0+
Length: 9 min.
A little boy named Ayaal always wanted to make as incredible ice sculptures as grumpy master does, so he asks to be his apprentice. Old man hates when someone gets in the way, so he is reluctant to become a teacher. After seeing little boy's persistence he decides to give him some advice, and tells national legend about The Bull of Cold. The eagerness of the boy melts his heart and he asks him to be his apprentice and they work together.
Selected festival history
  • Arctic International Film Festival «Golden Raven» (official selection)
  • Maoriland, International Film Festival (official selection)
  • Almaty International Short Film Festival (official selection)
  • Scábmagovat, Indigenous Peoples' Film Festival (official selection)
  • ImagineNATIVE, International Indigenous Film Festival (winner, Best Indigenous Language Production)
Alexander Moruo
Alexander Moruo is an indigenous film director based in Auckland, New Zealand. His debut 3D animated short film, "The Bull of Cold," earned the Best Production award at the ImagineNative Film Festival. Alexander is committed to sharing indigenous stories with a broader audience.

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