MUSHKA – Interview with Director and Legendary Animator Andreas Deja

Animator Andreas Deja directorial debut is the beautiful and moving, MUSHKA.  The short film just screened at the Palm Springs Short Fest 2023.  Andreas talked with our Gadi Elkon about the film, the animation and so much more!

MUSHKA tells the story of the Ukrainian girl Sarah who raises a Siberian tiger during the 1970s. She calls him Mushka, when she discovers an “M” shaped birthmark on the tiger cub’s forehead. The word Mushka is a Russian term of endearment, like sweetheart. 

Andreas and Gadi talk about the origins of the story, the famous Disney legends attached and so much more!

Here is our Interview with Director and Legendary Animator Andreas Deja:

For more info about the film, MUSHKA.

 

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