Leave a print - Press Kit


Original Title:                     Leave a print

Written and directed by: Christina S. Nerland

Narrative fiction, 05:14 min, 2016, Pro Res HQ 1920x1080/25fps, Color, no dialogue



A family of arctic foxes learns to cope with the fact that one of them is fading away. 


A story about leaving, losing and what is left behind.


Winner of Best film for children - World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb, 2017

Winner of Best Animation Short - Move Me Productions Film Festival Network, 2018

Winner of Best Music - "Euro Fest" European International Film Festival, 2018

Winner of Best International Student 2D/ Vector - Florida Animation Festival, 2018

2nd place in the Audience Favorite  - Florida Animation Festival, 2018

ReAnima Kids Award - ReAnima International Animated Film Festival, 2018 



World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb, Croatia, 2017 – Winner of Best film for children

Open World Animation Festival, United States, 2017

New Horizon Film Festival, Russia, 2017

2017 International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker – Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017

Cartoon Club Rimini, Italy, 2017

Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo, 2017

Imaginaria Awards, Italy, 2017

XX Cervino Cinemountain, Italy, 2017

Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland, 2017

Student World Awards, United States, 2017

Animasyros 10 International Animation Festival + Agora, Greece, 2017

Zero Plus International Festival for Children and Youth, Russia, 2017

International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI, Georgia, 2017

26 Festival de Cine de Madrid FCM-PNR, Spain, 2017

Multivision Festival, Russia, 2017

Short Sounds Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2017

West Nordic International Film Festival, Norway, 2017

Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Norway, 2017

International Animated Short Film Festival AJAYU, Peru, 2017

Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovakia, 2017

Lublin Film Festival, Poland, 2017

Anilogue International Animation Festival, Hungary, 2017

Les Nuit Magiques, France, 2017

20th Olympia Int'I Film Festival for Children and Young people, Greece, 2017

Roshd International Film Festival, Iran, 2017

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, India, 2017

The Monthly Film Festival 2017, Scotland, 2017 

Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival, United States, 2017



Minimalen Short Film Festival (Barnimalen), Norway, 2018

Premiers Plans Film Festival, France, 2018

Black Movie Festival, Switzerland, 2018

Frames Film Festival, India, 2018

PequeFilmes 2018 Children Film Festival of Galicia, Spain, 2018

Catharsis International Film Festival, Belgium, 2018

MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival, Portugal, 2018

BUFF, The International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Sweden, 2018

Animation Dingle, Ireland, 2018

European Film Festival, France, 2018

The Norwegian International Seagull Short Film Festival, Norway, 2018

Largo Film Awards 2017, December edition, Switzerland, 2018

Cardiff Animation Festival 2018, Wales, UK, 2018

The Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival, South Korea, 2018

Cinema of the World, India, 2018

Moving Pictures Film Festival, First selection, Belgium, 2018

Inbetween Animation Festival 2018, United States

Move Me Productions Film Festival Network, Belgium, 2018 - Winner of Best Animation Short

AniFestROZAFA-9, Albania, 2018

"Euro Fest" European International Film Festival, Russia, 2018 - Winner of Best Music

Cardiff Mini Film Festival, Wales, 2018

Fantasia International Film Festival, Canada, 2018

Southern Cone International Film Festival, Chile, 2018

Chicago Independent Film Festival, United States, 2018

Florida Animation Festival, United States, 2018 -

Winner of Best International Student 2D/ Vector and 2nd place in the Audience Favorite

Pochatok Film Festival, Ukraine, 2018

Maracay international Film & Video Festival, Venezuela, 2018

San Diego International Children's Film Festival (San Diego Comic Con),

United States, 2018

Short Film Breaks, Romania, 2018

GOZO Film Festival, Malta, 2018

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2018

Anim!Arte, Brazil, 2018

Fjellfilmfestivalen, Norway, 2018

ReAnima International Animated Film Festival, Norway, 2018

Chicago International Children's Film Festival, United States, 2018

2nd Chaniartoon - International Comic & Animation Festival, Greece, 2018

Kraken Con Animation Fest, United States, 2018

CANIMAF Festival, Cameroon, 2018

Cinito Gastrocinema, Mexico, 2018

16th MUMIA (Mostra Udigrudi Mundial de Animação), Brazil, 2018

Nepal International Film Festival, Nepal, 2019

Dumbo Film Festival, United States, 2018

For dates see Screenings/Awards.


Production/technical details:

Year of production:          2016

Country of production:   United Kingdom

Genre:                                Student, Short, Children, Family, Drama

BW / Color:                        Color

Running Time:                  5 minutes 14 seconds (00:05:14)

Screening format(s):        DCP



Aspect Ratio:                     1920x1080 16:9

Sound:                                Stereo

Language:                          No dialogue, no subtitles

Film website:                     www.leaveaprintmovie.com

Film trailer:                        https://vimeo.com/193258325


Production credits

Directed by:         Christina S. Nerland

Story by:               Christina S. Nerland

Music by:              Eduardo Andrade

Animated by:       Christina S. Nerland

                               Judit Boor

                               Shuaijun Wang

Backgrounds by: Christina S. Nerland

                               Juliette Rogasik

                               Tyrone Cheung



Director’s details:

Name:                      Christina Susanna Nerland

Address:                   London, UK

                                  Trondheim, Norway

Email:                       chrnerland@gmail.com

Director’s website: www.chrnerland.com



Biography of the director:

Christina S. Nerland is a Norwegian animator/director currently based in London. After getting a BA in Animation from Hedmark University College (Norway) she completed her studies with an MA in Character Animation at Central Saint Martins (United Kingdom) in 2016.

She is currently working as an animator, clean up artist and storyboarder in London, attending festivals with her multi award winning graduation film, Leave a print, and working on what will be her next animated short film.

School details:

Name:       Central Saint Martins

Address:   1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA

Contact:    Steve Roberts, Senior Lecturer, MA Character Animation

                   Shaun Clark, Course Leader, MA Character Animation

Email:        s.roberts@csm.arts.ac.uk


Website:    Central Saint Martins

                   MA Character Animation Course