The Writer / 3:00 minutes
Artist name: Edson Oda

Synopsis
This is a short film I created for the Quentin Tarantino’s Emerging Artist Contest to promote the film Django Unchained.
“The Writer” tells the story of Pedro, a young cowboy who defies the writer of the short film (me). I used the footage of the film “Day of Anger” and changed the dialogues in order to create this comic book world ruled by the sacred script.

Recognition:
Winner – Django Unchained Emerging Artist Contest

Biography
Edson Oda born in São Paulo, Brazil.
Living in Los Angeles, currently doing a MFA in Film and TV Production at USC.
Film Director/ Writer/Copywriter
Worked at DDB Brazil with projects at DDB Madrid and Wieden+Kennedy London.

Awards and Recognitions:
Rhode Island International film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival (Special Jury Award), Athens International Film + Video Festival, 5th Baghdad International Film Festival, Disposable Film Festival (Best film of Festival), Anima Mundi 2013, Milano International Film Festival, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Vimeo Staff Picks – MALARIA /// Latin Grammy Nomination -”Tempos de Maracujá”/// Quentin Tarantino Emerging Artist Contest Winner – “The Writer”, 2012 /// Top #2 MTV Brazil new Music Videos – “Tempos de Maracujá” /// Big Apple Film Festival Winner (Best Student Film) – “Laugh and Die” 2010 /// San Francisco Independent Film Festival – Official Selection – “Laugh and Die”; 2011/// Music Video (“Lunatic”) TOP 25 on YouTube Creative Heads, 2010 /// GIRAF (Canadian Animation Festival) Official Selection – Stop Motion “The Birth”; 2009 /// Zero Film Festival – Official Selection – Stop Motion “The Birth”; 2009.
1 Gold Lion and 3 Bronze Lions in Cannes Advertising Festival /// CLIO Future Gold Award (Latin America Representative) /// Young Cannes Lions Award (Brazil Representative) /// Bronze in Andy Awards /// Gold in NY Advertising Festival /// 2 Merit in One Show, Merit in One Show Interactive /// Merit in Art Directors Club Annual /// 1 Silver and 1 Bronze in Fiap (Ibero American Advertising Festival) /// Gold in El Sol (Latin American Advertising Festival) /// Gold in El Ojo de Iberoamerica /// 4 Luerzers Archive Selections /// 2 Communication Arts Selections /// Part of the team Agency of the Year in Cannes Advertising Festival 2009///

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