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Robot Will Protect You

Animation Short

EE, 2019 - 11 mins




Based on characters created by:





Produced by:

Richard Epcar (voice)

Lizzie Freeman (voice)

Kayleigh McKee (voice)


Nicola Piovesan

Matt Wills-Jones 


Nicola Piovesan 


Nicola Piovesan

Arno Krimmer

Irina Ivanova

Mazigh Buzakhar

Chaosmonger Studio

One rainy night in futuristic Neo Berlin, nine year old Tina and her guardian robot, SAM-53, set off on a quest that asks: If cyberspace is so real, how do we know that our world is really real? 



Robot Will Protect You was selected for  73 festivals worldwide - 3 of these Academy Award-qualifying festivals - and went on to win 18 Awards and Special Mentions.


Fabrique Du Cinéma Awards (2019)- Winner, Jury Prize

(Best International short film)


Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival (2019)- Winner, Jury Special Mention.


Festival Corto Ciudad Real (2019)- Winner, Audience Award.

Golden Knight Film Festival(2019) - Winner, Jury Special Mention, and Nominee - Best Animation Short

In the Palace International Short Film Festival(2019) - Winner, Jury Special Mention.(Best Animation Film)

Kaniv International Film Festival(2019) - Winner, Best animation short 

Lago Film Festival (2019)- Winner, Best Animation Award

Lanterna Magica(2019) - Winner, Youth Audience Award

Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival(2019) - Winner, Best Animation Short

Moscow Shorts(2019) - Winner, Monthly Award - December

Short of the Year(2019) - Winner, Special Jury Mention

Kaohsiung Film Festival(2019) - Nominee, Children's Jury Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists(2019) - Nominee

Silver Ribbon. Best Animated Short Film (Miglior Cortometraggio d'Animazione)

Arctic Film Festival (2018) - Nominee, Best Animated Short 

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