Japan Media Arts Festival  

Animation Division

Jury Selections

To Build a Fire

Animated short film

Fx GOBY [France]

© Fx Goby / Composite Films


The animated short film is based on To Build a Fire, one of Jack London’s most known short stories, recognized as an American classic. Aiming at a rising smoke in distance, a man and a dog are trying to cross overwhelmingly freezing and hostile nature of the Yukon, Canada’s federal territory located in the Arctic region. Their struggle to build a re to survive is depicted with 4K Cinemascope. 

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