Schirkoa (Short)


In the city of Bag-heads, a senate member faces a tough choice between political career, brothels and love for a mysterious woman. A choice that will transform his life and the city in unimaginable ways.

Writer/Director: Ishan Shukla
Producer: Sharad Varma
Score/ Sound : Nicolas Titeux
Lead Voice Actor: Kira Buckland
Country of production: India
Sales and Distribution: New Europe Film Sales
Year of production: 2016



Schirkoa is a 14 minute animated short film created by Ishan Shukla. Ishan worked on it on and off along with a day job for 4 years. The film ran in festival circuit until mid 2018 followed by an online release. Schirkoa premiered at LA Shorts Film Festival on 8th September 2016 where it qualified for the Oscars 2017 after winning  ‘Best Animated Short’ award. It then went on to win ‘Best of Show’ at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 along with 35 other international awards and 122 festival screenings.

Schirkoa is now being produced as a feature length animation of the same name. The film is currently in production. (Schirkoa Official Website)



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