This story is about a mother who has given so much that it looks like she has nothing left… but life opens up the new opportunities. ……………………………………. This is a graduation film from school – studio “SHAR” Moscow. About a Mother is part of 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows • 2016 by Ron Diamond. ……………………………………. Awards: Stuttgart’16 ITFS (Germany) – Best Student Film, SICAF 2016 – Korea – Best Student Film, Zagreb “ANIMAFEST” 2016 – Special Jury Mention in the Student Category, ZLIN Film Festival 2016 – Hermína Týrlová Award – Award for Young Artists under 35, ANIMOCJE (Poland) 2016 – Grand-prix, LUCAS (Germany) – Best Animated Short Film, Animator (Poland) – Best Animated Short Film, Tampere Film Festival (Finland) – Diploma of Merit in the “Animation” Category, IndieJúnior Allianz Festival 2017- Best Animated Short Film XXVI International Film and Music Gathering MEDIAWAVE (Hungary) 2016 – Best Animated Film XXIII Student & First Film Festival “Saint Anna” (Russia) 2016 – 1st Place and Prize in the “Animated film” category Southern Arisona Independent Film Festival (USA) 2016 – Best Dramatic Student Film IX Cairo International Forum of Animation Films (Egypt) 2016 – Best Prize International Children and Youth Film Festival “Zero Plus” (Russia) – Best Animated Film XII International Animated Film Festival “Animateka” (Slovenia) 2015 – Best Film in the Elephant Programme X International Animated Film Festival “Tindirindis” (Lithuania) 2015 – Best Student Film XVII Animated Dreams (Estonia) 2015 – Best Student Film, XI EARLY BIRD International Student Film Festival 2015 – Best Animated Film JIO Mumbai International Film Festival (India) 2015 – Silver Gateway Award for Children’s Short Film International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI (Georgia) – Best Student Film XX Giffoni Experience (Italy) 2015 – The 1st Winner in the +18 Section (Animation) Open Air Animated Film Festival “Insomnia” (Russia) – 1st Place in the Student Film Category 10 Tehran Animation Festiva 2017 – Golden Prize for the best student animation IndieJunior Allianz (Lisboa)2017 – Short Film Grand Prize