Scout Filmmaker Spotlight: Gaurav Wakankar (India)

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MOTHER by Gaurav Wakankar, India

A mother and her boy find themselves pushed to ethical extremes when they stumble upon something sinister during a regular day of foraging.

MOTHER screened during Scout Winter Fest in February of 2021, winning Best Animated Film and Overall Film awards. Filmmaker Gaurav Wakankar joined us for the Opening Day Filmmaker Spotlight event to discuss MOTHER, his animation collective, Ghost Animation, and his plans for the future. Gaurav is a Multimedia Animator, Filmmaker & Illustrator, Member of Ghost Animation Collective, based in Mumbai, India.

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Gaurav Wakankar

Gaurav is a freelance 2D Animator, Director and Illustrator from India. A member of Ghost Animation Collective, he wrote, animated and directed Mother, which won Best Animation Film and Best Overall Film in 2020 Scout Film Festival, 

Currently, he is working on various productions, focusing on 2D character animation. He also works with TVPaint 11.
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Scout Filmmaker Spotlight: Gaurav Wakankar (India)
Copyright Scout Film Festival 2022
Updated Feb 2022
Location India
Topics Animation, Featured Film, Filmmaker, Short Film, Videos