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Just looking for a friend...
The Radio
A Short animated children's film
by Nir Yaniv and Lavie Tidhar

Abandoned in a garden, a lonely radio tries to connect with the visiting animals and flowers who pass through before finally finding a friend, in this musical and heartwarming film for children of all ages.

Produced in the US, 2024. Language: English.
Length: 9:55min. Format: DCI 4K.

Directed by Nir Yaniv
Written by Lavie Tidhar
Starring Anne Wittman, Hila Plittman, Russell Wilcox, Katie Snyder, Digger Mesch and Supernova Mesch.
Original Soundtrack by Ron Freund
Shot, animated and edited by Nir Yaniv

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Teaser Trailer

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“Tidhar is one of the great writers of my generation.”
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, novelist and producer, Mexican Gothic

“I cannot be a man who countenances Tidhar.”
Charlie Kaufman, writer/producer, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Creative Team

Lavie Tidhar, writer/co-creator
Writer, The Violent Century, Cenrtal Station, By Force Alone, nominated Philip K. Dick Award, Arthur C. Clarke Award, winner World Fantasy Award, Campbell, Neukom, British Fantasy, British SF Award, Jerwood Prize
Previously in development: The Violent Century (DNA), Adler (Objective Fiction).

Nir Yaniv, director/co-creator
Director, composer and animator of Loontown, Mars Machines, Addict, Microtime, Liftoff, The Voice Remains. Winner, Paris Independent Film Festival Best Animated Short 2018, Genre Celebration Festival Best Score 2018, LifeArt Festival Best Sound & Vision 2020.
Author of The Love Machine and Other Contraptions, The Good Soldier.

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Voice Talent

Anne Wittman - Narrator
Avenue 5, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Kingsman: The Secret Service

Russell Wilcox - Newscaster
6 Underground, Holmes & Watson

Katie Snyder - Mother Goose, Baby Goose, Bee

Loontown, Anxiety, Duke

Hila Plitmann - The Frog
Dante and Beatrice, Mozart and Figaro in Vienna, Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings

Digger Mesch - The Flower

Ultraviolet, Payday

Supernova Mesch - Snail, Another Snail
Angel of Death

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