An animation in Stop Motion with clay, starring the “Pacha”, our Mother Earth, also known as the Pachamama, part of an ancestral belief strongly rooted in the peoples of the Andes. In times of abundance of fruit permission is requested to dig up the devil, who is responsible of sweeping away all the pains and spread joy and devilish tricks throughout the time of Carnaval. Handmade with clay from the soils of Quebrada de Humahuaca, North of Argentina. A very challenging material in the process of the animation since it has a fast drying on the set of filming, generating unique and unrepeatable shots.

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Director Biography – Aldana Loiseau

ALDANA LOISEAU. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1978. She is a Photographer, Filmmaker, Producer and Animator. She began studying photography at the age of 15 and worked in this field independently. She exhibited her photographs in several countries. She is a Film and Video Director graduated from the CIEVYC Film School. She worked several years in the production of the TV program dedicated to the animation of author “Caloi en sutinta”. At age 22, she decides to live at 3,000 (OSL)meters highin the Andes, and moves to Humahuaca, Jujuy. There she develops a task of strong social commitment with an NGO, installs a Fixed and Mobile Cinema Room and provides Film and expression workshops for children and young people developing a personal pedagogical method that mixes different artistic disciplines. She develops all her filmography in the north of the country, where you can see: Videoclips, Documentaries, Animations, TV Shows and her latest productions in a new technique of Animation with mud.