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Jurga Šeduikytė / Lithuania / 2021 / 10:05

The keys of a shattered piano help a child navigate an eerie emotional world.

Awards & Screenings:

  • Ottawa International Animation Festival 2021 (Canada)
  • CineKid Festival 2021 (The Netherlands)
“Delicately navigates a world of uncertainty to understanding very charmingly”
Hawa Essuman
International Jury Board 2022

Director’s Bio:

Jurga Šeduikyte, Lithuania

Director, screenwriter, music composer

Jurga was born into a family of musicians. In 2005, she began her solo music career under the stage name Jurga. Her debut album, “Aukso Pieva” includes twelve songs, most of them written by Jurga herself. Shortly after this, Jurga received many Lithuanian awards and won the MTV European Music Award for the Best Baltic Act. In 2009, Jurga published a children’s book “Pasaka apie Slieka ir jo drauga Pašiaušta”. She worked as composer on a number of films. In 2017 she won a Silver Crane award for the soundtrack of short animated film Running Lights (dir. Gediminas Šiaulys).


  • Mora Mora, animation, 10’ (2021) – director, screenwriter
  • Running Lights, dir. Gediminas Šiaulys, animation 11’ (2017) – composer
  • Master and Tatyana, dir. Giedre Žickyte, documentary 84’ (2015) – composer

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