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In order to get his girlfriend Claire the ultimate gift for their upcoming date, Conej is willing to travel the cosmos and beyond in his most unusual plan yet. Conej quickly sets off to build a rocket in an attempt to persuade Claire to blast off to the moon together in this gorgeous animated short.

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Awards and Recognition

  • 2023 Animakom FEST – Bilbao International Animation Community Festival

    Winner, Audience Award

  • 2023 WFest at Weird Market

    Winner, Best National Short Film Audience Award

  • 2023 Prime the Animation! New Talent International Festival

    Winner, Best National Short Film

  • 2023 Prime the Animation! New Talent International Festival

    Winner, Audience Award

  • 2023 The Rookie Awards

    Excellence Award

  • 2024 Dubai International Film Festival (DUBIFF)

    Honorable Mention

  • 2023 The Rookie Awards

    Finalist, Film of the Year (2D Animation)

  • 2023 Athens Animfest

    Distinction, Students

Official Selections and Screenings

  • 2024 ANIMAC
  • 2024 Cervantes Institute
  • 2024 TAAFI – Toronto Animation Arts Festival International
  • 2024 Anima – The Brussels International Animation Film Festival
  • 2024 Fifca – Festival International du Film Court d’Angoulême
  • 2023 Humor en Corto
  • 2023 ZINEBI 65 – International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao
  • 2023 Film School Fest
  • 2023 Animainzon  Concurso Nacional de Cine de Animación
  • 2023 MUFF / Mieres Under-60’ Film Festival
  • 2023 Mi Primer Festival
  • 2023 Animation Day | Marché du Films – Festival de Cannes
  • 2023 Panorama Español – Animario
  • 2023 Festival de Málaga, Málaga Short Corner
  • 2023 PSIAF Palm Springs International Animation Festival
  • 2023 Annecy International Animation Film Festival
  • 2023 Córdoba International Animation Festival – ANIMA
  • 2023 Cortoons Festival Gandia

The Team

  • Pablo Río

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Director, Producer, Script, Storyboard, Layout, Animation, Compositing, Editing

  • Aitor Olano

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Script, Storyboard, Backgrounds

  • Leyre Zapata

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Script, Storyboard, Animation

  • Jordi Arcusa

    MUSIKENE - HIGHER SCHOOL OF MUSIC OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY

    Role: Music

  • Juanan Ros

    MUSIKENE - HIGHER SCHOOL OF MUSIC OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY

    Role: Sound

  • Iñigo López

    MUSIKENE - HIGHER SCHOOL OF MUSIC OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY

    Role: Voice

  • Rosa Romay

    VOICE DUBBING PROFESSIONAL

    Role: Voice

  • Bruno Santoro

    Collaborating artist

    Role: Backgrounds

Animation Stills

  • An intro title screen with the words "funnie fantasies" surrounded by various animal characters
  • A look at the face of Conej, the main bunny character, surrounded by green and yellow light
  • Conej and his girlfriend Claire sitting at a fancy table while on a date
  • Claire looks out the window of her home at Conej who is sadly standing near the entrance
  • Claire uses a watering can to water three purple flowers with eyes
  • Conej joyfully talks to nearby animals while standing near Claire's mailbox
  • Conej happily looks at three smiling red flowers
  • A view of a home and barn near the rocket Conej is currently building