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A robot tasked with collecting mechanical items within a forest spots a nymph that fascinates him. In an attempt to meet the curious creature, the robot tries to mimic the nymph by using the surrounding environment to change his appearance, all while a friendly caterpillar judges each costume.

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Awards and Recognition

  • 2023 International Student Animation Film Festival Animafantasia

    Best Science Fiction Love Story

  • 2023 Animainzon – Concurso Nacional de Cine de Animación

    Second Jury Prize

  • 2023 Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards

    Nominee, Best School Short Film

Official Selections and Screenings

  • 2024 PequeFilmes
  • 2023 Aguilar Film Festival
  • 2023 Weird Market
  • 2023 Mecal Pro – Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival
  • 2023 Animadeba
  • 2023 PSIAF Palm Springs International Animation Festival
  • 2023 Athens Animfest
  • 2023 Animatiba – Festival Internacional de Animação de Curitiba
  • 2022 Animakom FEST – Bilbao International Animation Community Festival
  • 2022 Zinebi International Festival of Documentary and Short Film Bilbao

Created by Caterpillar

  • Amaia Bonachera

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Producer, Layout, Animation, Compositing

  • Ander del Molino

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Script, Storyboard

  • Gonzalo Ernesto Fernandez

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Storyboard, Animation

  • Gorka Junkera

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Storyboard, Layout, Editing, Sounds

  • Ane Unzalu

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Backgrounds, Compositing, Editing

  • Robert McBride

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Animation

  • Raquel Fernandez


    Role: Music

Animation Stills

  • A robot bolted together with various parts reaches forward towards the screen
  • Closeup of a circular picture of a young girl with pink hair
  • A robot made from various parts and covered in plants and moss poses in a forest
  • Top-down view of a girl with pink hair looking down at a robot from a tree
  • A patchwork robot stands in the forest while shrugging at the camera
  • A HUD view of a young girl wearing a helmet with various blue overlays
  • Rear view of a robot sullenly walking away in the forest
  • A patchwork robot stands in a forest with plants and moss growing on its body