Guard of Honour
Edmunds Jansons (2021) 5’30”

Film Title: Guard of Honour (Goda sardze)
Director: Edmunds Jansons
Lenght: 5′ 30”
Animation Technique: 2D Computer Animation
Financial Support: National Film Centre of Latvia
Year: 2021
World sales: interfilmBerlin


A natural disaster interferes with the honour guard ritual. Only one of the guards, seemingly pointlessly, chooses to remain in his post.


Anifilm IFAF, Czech Republic, 2021
Fantoche, Switzerland, 2021
Ottawa IAF, Canada, 2021
Canlandıranlar FF, Turkey, 2021
40th Uppsala SHF, Sweden, 2021
37th Interfilm SFF Berlin, Germany, 2021
18th Animateka, Slovenia, 2021
Magma – mostra di cinema breve, Italy, 2021
28th IFF Etiuda&Anima, Poland, 2021
PÖFF SHORTS (Panorama), Estonia, 2021
Tindirindis IAFF, Lithuania, 2021 – Special Mention
LIAF, United Kingdom, 2021
14th Piccolo Festival Dell’animamazione IAFF,Italy, 2021
Anima, Belgium, 2022
Lielais Kristaps NFF, Latvia, 2022 – The Best Animation Film Director Award
Animac, Spain, 2022
14th Go Short – ISFF Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2022
17th Athens ANIMFEST, Greece, 2022
24th MECAL Pro BARCELONA ISAFF, Spain, 2022
IndieLisboa IFF, Portugal, 2022
Festival du Film d’Animation de Savigny, Switzerland, 2022
New Zealand International Film Festival, New Zealand, 2022
Montreal International Animation Film Festival, Canada, 2022
BLON, Lithuania, 2022
Linoleum AFF, Ukraine, 2022
ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival, Azerbaijan, 2022
Mumba SFF, India, 2022
51th Festival du Nouveau Cinema de Montreal, Canada, 2022
Filem’On – International Film Festival For Young Audiences, Belgium, 2022
Villa de Leyva Internacional Independent Film, Columbia, 2022 – Special mention