This beautiful animation is based on a poem of French poet and screenwriter Jacques Prévert “Tant de forêts”.
The poem is about the ironic fact that newspapers warn us about deforestation although they are made of paper themselves. Prévert who dies in 1977 wrote this long before the digital years in which we live now. Most of the news is shared digitally and modern paper contain hardly any wood residue. That is not the point to make here. Directors Burcu & Geoffrey made a beautiful piece about contradiction.
The first presentation was at the 2014 Annecy animation festival. After that it was broadcasted on France 3.
Producer: Tant mieux prod
Music: Nathanël Bergèse
Above is the full version. See the trailer below.