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    Youngling Razadé, hardened by a life in the desert fighting phantoms, escapes to the capital in search of help.

    Genre: Drama
    Target Audience: Youth 12-17
    Target Length: 4 minutes
    Budget: $10,000

    Created By

    Arya Hawker ,  British-Columbia


    'Djinn' is a story about magic • In Islamic tradition, a djinni (genie) is a mischievous spirit. Not always malevolent, djinn have a reputation for deception and illusion. They are said to be made of a smokeless flame, though there are many types. Razadé, only but a young child, has been fighting djinn her whole life. Along the way, she's learned some tricks herself. • 'Djinn' is a multimedia animation short that combines stylized calligraphy, character design, and subtle visual effects. Each scene revolves around a magical interaction. The animation assets are hand drawn but animated digitally and arranged in a 3D space. Some characters are drawn using calligraffiti markers, while others in painted in watercolour, drawing from both East- and Western fine art tradition.


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    'Djinn' is an art project by Vancouver Island visual artist & multimedia designer, Arya Hawker.

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