Director
DASH SHAW

2021,
United States, animation,
90 min,
colour
As a child, Lauren was tormented by nightmares, until one day a mysterious baku appeared, which freed her from her obsessions. Years later, Lauren becomes a professional cryptid hunter. She decides to devote her life to saving mysterious creatures, hiding them in a secret reserve. One day a couple of lovers enter his territory, which leads to devastating consequences…

CRYPTOZOO

American animation director, screenwriter, comic book creator, artist. In 2005, he graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Manhattan. In 2012, he made his debut as a director with the short animated film "Seraph", which was awarded a nomination for the Sundance Film Festival prize. The first full-length work was the animated comedy "My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea" (2016), which was awarded a nomination for the "Crystal Bear" at the Berlin Film Festival. In 2021, the film "Cryptozoo" brought Shaw the Sundance Film Festival Prize for innovative techniques in animation
2012 «Seraph»
2016 «My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea»
2021 «Cryptozoo»
DASH SHAW
Filmography
Director, screenwriter:
Dash Shaw

Composer:
John Carroll Kirby

Editing:
Alex Abrahams,
Lance Edmands

Cast:
Lake Bell,
Michael Cera,
Zoe Kazan,
Louisa Krause

Producers:
Tyler Davidson,
Kyle Martin,
Jane Samborski,
Bill Way,
Dexter Braff,
Gail Flannigan,
Drew Sykes