Scarecrow’s Heart

By Gholamreza Kazzazi

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Original title – Ghalb-e matarsak
International title – Scarecrow’s Heart
French title – Le Moineau et l’Épouvantail



Stranded in bleak mid-winter a young bird seeks shelter with the sole scarecrow among the frozen fields. It makes itself at home with the scarecrow, repairing it, feeding from it and regarding it as a family member.
One day the bird rescues a she-wolf from a hunter’s trap and this event will help the bird when finally starving crows decide to mount an attack.


Based on a story by Ural Yalvac
Writer & Director – Gholamreza Kazzazi
Story board – Meghdad Akhavan
Character Designers – Gholamreza Kazzazi & Shahrzad Abdalvand
Concept Artist – Gholamreza Kazzazi
Animators – Meghdad Akhavan & Gholamreza Kazzazi & Ariv Safarzadegan
Original Music & Sound Designer – Meysam Kazzazi
Compositing & Editing – Mehdi Pourkerman

Animation 2D & 3D HD Stereo

Produced by – Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon

Distribution – A short taken from the film series « Chouette…Un Nouvel Ami! » released in France in September 2016 by « Les Films du Whippet »