Sofia Negri: special screening

Juror of the Veneto Region 2022 Competition, the director Sofia Negri will introduce herself to Lago Film Fest audience with a special screening of one of her most recent animation.

Breathe – Sofia Negri & Marc Silver
UK / 2021 / 4’ / Animation
Commissioned by Amnesty International

Breathe, 4.10 mins, commissioned by Amnesty International. Animated by Sofia Negri, directed by Marc Silver. 

A reflection on our present day intended to fire the imagination of people, in a world forever changed by the pandemic. With no going back to the way it was before, Breathe invites its audience to dream up new paths to help guide our way forward on this planet.

Sofia Negri is an animator and director of 2D and mixed media shorts based in London. She has worked in the animation industry since 2018 while still studying at Middlesex University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts of Animation degree in 2020.

As a freelancer she has worked on a wide variety of projects, from music videos, theatre productions, film and television work.

Her university-produced films have toured European animation festivals – Animateka, Piccolo Festival, Lago Film Fest, 2 Sides Short, Animex – , including the titles “Wer Bin Ich?” (2019), “Ribbons” (2019), and “No Dogs: Ann Fraser” (2020).

She worked as lead animator on the film “Beware of Trains” (2022), directed by Emma Calder for Pearly Oyster Productions, which was selected for Annecy Festival 2022 and Animafest Zagreb 2022. 

Her latest directed and animated film is ‘Breathe’ (2021) for Amnesty International.