Sintel, written by Esther Wouda, is a 15 minute animation short realized by the Amsterdam Blender Institute by an international team of artists and developers. Since the web release of Sintel on September 30th 2010, the film is a phenomenal success, reaching over a million views (and counting...) in just 4 days.
Sintel is an epic fantasy short about a young girl who befriends a wounded baby dragon. When it gets kidnapped, she sets out on a dangerous quest.
Director: Colin Levy
Screenplay & Lyrics: Esther Wouda
Producer: Ton Roosendaal
Quotes for Sintel:'A Powerful and Tragic Masterpiece' (IMDb) 'Dark but Stunning Fantasy-Short' (IMDb) 'Sintel sets the Standard' (front page Dutch newspaper Parool)