‘The Servant’ nominated for $17k prize at TIAF

TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Iranian animation ‘The Servant’ directed by Farnoush Abedi has been nominated to receive the grand prix for best animated short film at 3rd Taichung International Animation Festival (TIAF) in Taiwan.

‘The Servant’, which has been so far screened at over 100 international festivals and scooped as many as 20 awards, narrates the familiar story of a master and his servant, the story of a writer’s encounter with a gigantic insect: a cockroach.

In its most recent screening at Taichung International Animation Festival (TIAF) in Taiwan, Abedi’s animated piece won a nomination for best animated short film that will grant the winner the festival’s grand prix amounting to 500,000 NTD equal to 17,000 USD.

Founded in 2015, Taichung International Animation Festival (TIAF) is the only city film festival in Taiwan that features solely animation.

The third edition of the festival was held on 13-17 October 2017 in Taiwan. 

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