Sierra

2022

Father and his son are losing the folkrace. In order to win, a boy turns himself into a car tire. Loosely inspired by the director's childhood, Sierra pulls us into the surreal car racing world.


SELECTIONS 

Clermont-Ferrand

Ismailia 

Glasgow IFF
(International jury’s special mention)

IndieLisboa

Regard

34 Filmfest Dresden
(ARTE Short Film Award + youth jury’s special mention)

Go Short

Aspen ShortFest

65th San Francisco International Film Festival
(Best Short Animation)

GLAS animation FF

2ANNAS
(Best Baltic Short)

goEast

Animatricks
(Grand Prix) 

Short Waves
(II Festival Winner)

37th Valencia International Film Festival - Cinema Jove

Animator 

Anibar 

Odense

Desertscape International Film Festival
(Best Animation)

Palm Springs ShortFest
(Best of the Fest)


Produced by AAA and BOP!

2022
16 min




︎Sierra in press 

IndieWire on Palm Springs
Cartoon Brew on Sander Joon 
Review on Talking Shorts
arterritory.com interviews Sander Joon
Zippy Frames
Skwigly

EST
Postimees
Delfi Kinoveeb
Aktuaalne Kaamera
Diktor.Geenius
ERR Kultuur


Concept art 
© Sander Joon