Gambit is my first short animated movie. It illustrates how things go awry in a peaceful village with the sudden death of a pigeon. As the people turn crueler, the pixels grow coarser.

Duration: 00:03:12
Director, writer and animator: Naime Pakniyat
Music: Maryam Chalesh
Sound design and composition: Ramin Abousedgh
Sound editing assistant: Behnia Yousefi

International Awards:
2023 | Experimental Spirit Award, Dunhuang Animation Film Festival, Dunhuang, China
2023 | Award Winner, Feminist Border Arts Film Festival, New Mexico, United States
2022 | Honorable Mention, The Fear Faire Film Festival, CA, USA
2022 | Winner of the student section, 19th Sedicicorto Forlì International Film Festival, Italy
2022 | First place, International Animation Festival Chilemonos, Chile, Santiago

Some parts of the film are also available as NFTs here: