The short animated piece has so far participated at 293 international film festivals from 54 countries across the world. It has scooped 78 awards and received 32 nominations, including winning Best Student Film Award at the 9th Wimbledon International Short Film Festival in London.
‘Light Sight’ is about a character called M.E. who is born in a room lit with a light hanging above it. Attracted to the light, he is distracted by glowing balls covering the walls around. He starts playing with the balls that obey the movements of his hands, and tries to summon the hanging light.
Another Iranian animated piece, ‘Nobody’ by Elham Toroghi, has also been accepted into 2019 Student Academy Awards competition.