All Those Sensations in my Belly / trailer

2020    2D animation


All Those Sensations in My Belly" is a short, animated documentary about the real life of a transgirl. Matia relates the story about her transition process, particularly focusing on the complexity of finding true love with a heterosexual man.



  • Script, directing, animation: Marko Dješka
  • Art director, design, animation: Hana Tintor
  • Voice: Matia Anna Pleše
  • Animators: Laura Martinović, David Lovrić, Draško Ivezić
  • Music: Sofie birch, Gustavo Lima
  • Sound desihn: Pedro Marinho
  • Production: Adriatic Animation, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Co-production: BAP animation, Porto, Portugal



  • Best Film in Balkan Competition, Anibar International Animation Festival, Peja, Kosovo, 2020
  • Special Mention in Croatian Competition, Animafest Zagreb, Croatia, 2020
  • Best Croatian Short Film, Mediterranean Film Festival Split, Croatia, 2021
  • Best Film Award, Image+Nation Queer Short Film Festival, Montreal, Canada, 2021
  • Best Innovation Award, Image+Nation Queer Short Film Festival, Montreal, Canada, 2021
  • Flickers' Youth Film Jury First Prize for the Best LGBTQ Film, Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2021
  • Special Mention, Festival MIX Milano - International Festival of LGBTQ+ Cinema and Queer Culture, Milano, Spain, 2021
  • Best Animation, Linz International Film Festival, Linz, Austria, 2021
  • Best Script, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Canada, 2021
  • Best European Short Film, 3D Wire Fest / Weird International Animation Market and Festival, Segovia, Spain, 2021
  • Special Mention, Videomedeja International Video Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2021
  • Special Mention, International Film Festival of Lanzarote, Spain, 2021
  • WIA Diversity Award, Spark Animation Festival/Women in Animation, Vancouver, Canada, 2021
  • Special Jury Prize, Big Cartoon Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2021
  • Special mention, Festival Cinema et Droits Humains, Paris, France, 2021