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Vanessa Heeger

The Flower-Headed Boy, 1:57 min, Color, Stereo, Argentina, 2017

She was born in 1994 in Salvador, Brazil, and lives in Buenos Aires, where she studies Filmmaking at the Universidad del Cine. She directed Ale mató a un hombre (2015). The Flower-Headed Boy is her first animation.

Before he attended school, the flowers on top of the Flower-Headed Boy’s head always gave him a reason to smile. Now that school has started, he must learn how to overcome the bullying he encounters.

Universidad del Cine

Universidad del Cine, known in the trade as FUC, is a privately run national university created in 1991.
Its primary mission is to provide the highest academic and technological level in the areas of film, video, visual arts, visual communication and teacher training in each of these disciplines.