A stray cat and an esoteric Native American chief are just about to restore their world gone to pieces. A broken simulated short film about kindness, tolerance and coexistence.

Inspired by the story ›Ugly the Cat‹ found on an inspirational website featuring wisdom quotes and sad stories, ›Ugly‹ is a broken simulated short film about a Native American chief and an ugly cat trying to find peace in an evil neighborhood.

Original title: Ugly
Director: Nikita Diakur
Production: Nikita Diakur
Music: David Kamp, Enrica Sciandrone, Cédric Dekowski, Felix Reifenberg
Script: Nikita Diakur
Others: Sound: David Kamp, Nicolas Martigne, Bernd Thurig
Licensed territory: Worldwide

Hamburg Int. Short Film Festival
Palm Springs Int. ShortFest
River Int. Film Festival
Edinburgh Int. Film Festival
Durban Int. Film Festival
Shorts at Moonlight
Open-Eyes Filmfest Marburg
Flickers’ Rhode Island Int. Film Festival
Turku Animated Film Festival
ASIFA South Animation Festival
Odense Int. Film Festival
BOZAR Electronic Arts Festival
Supernova Outdoor Festival of Animation and Art
Calgary Int. Film Festival
Ottawa Animation Festival
Paris Int. Animation Film Festival
Wasteland Film Festival
Linoleum – Int. Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival
Milano Film Festival
Filmfestival Münster
Minikino Film Week
Festival de Cine de Madrid
Int. Filmfestival Braunschweig
Carmel Int. Film Festival
Banjaluka Int. Animated Film Festival
CRAFT Int. Animation Festival
Int. Trickfilm Wochenende Wiesbaden
Festival du Cinéma International en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Multivision Festival
KuanDu Int. Animation Festival
Indie Memphis Film Festival
New Chitose Airport Int. Animation Festival
Green Screen – The Environmental Film Festival
Asiana Int. Short Film Festival
Fredrikstad Animation Festival
Alcine Int. Film Festival
Klappe Auf! Kurzfilmfestival
Kurzfilmfestival Köln
Norwich Film Festival
PÖFF Shorts – Short Film & Animation Festival
Filmz Festival des deutschen Films
Festival Tous Courts
Animafest Zagreb
Prix Ars Electronica
Fantoche Int. Animation Film Festival Baden
Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival
Ottawa Int. Animation Festival
Primanima World Festival of First Animations

Special Mention, Animafest Zagreb
Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica
New Talent Award, Fantoche Int. Animation Film Festival Baden
Grand Prix, Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival
Nelvana Grand Prize, Ottawa Int. Animation Festival
Student Jury Prize, BRNO 16
Best First Film, Primanima World Festival of First Animations
Primasound Special Mention, Primanima World Festival of First Animations