CountryAustria, Portugal, Bulgaria
Length5:16 min
LanguageEnglish
DirectorAni Antonova
ScreenwriterAni Antonova
ProducerOmega Films in cooperation with St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
DoPAnimation: Ani Antonova, Dimiter Ovtcharov
EditorDimiter Ovtcharov, Sound Design: Valeria Popova
Genredocumentary animation

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In 16th Century the elephant Süleyman makes a long journey from Ceylon to Portugal, then walks the whole way from Lisbon to Vienna trough the Alps for five months. To be a living royal gift is not an easy job, where even the death is not a peaceful end.



Ani Antonova
Born in 1986 in Chirpan, Bulgaria. Ani Antonova is a multimedia artist living in Vienna. She graduated Portuguese philology at Sofia University (2010, BG), Multimedia at “die Graphische” (2012, AT) and is currently studying Master in Experimental Media at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (AT). “The Outlander” (2018) is her first animation film and it was made between Portugal, Austria and Bulgaria in cooperation with the historian Dr. Annemarie Jordan Gschwend.

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CountryAustria, Portugal, Bulgaria
Length5:16 min
LanguageEnglish
DirectorAni Antonova
ScreenwriterAni Antonova
ProducerOmega Films in cooperation with St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
DoPAnimation: Ani Antonova, Dimiter Ovtcharov
EditorDimiter Ovtcharov, Sound Design: Valeria Popova
Genredocumentary animation

In 16th Century the elephant Süleyman makes a long journey from Ceylon to Portugal, then walks the whole way from Lisbon to Vienna trough the Alps for five months. To be a living royal gift is not an easy job, where even the death is not a peaceful end.



Ani Antonova
Born in 1986 in Chirpan, Bulgaria. Ani Antonova is a multimedia artist living in Vienna. She graduated Portuguese philology at Sofia University (2010, BG), Multimedia at “die Graphische” (2012, AT) and is currently studying Master in Experimental Media at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (AT). “The Outlander” (2018) is her first animation film and it was made between Portugal, Austria and Bulgaria in cooperation with the historian Dr. Annemarie Jordan Gschwend.