The Jasmine birds

The Jasmine Birds

Animation feature film


Director, scriptwriter: Sulafa Hijazi


Animation feature film for children and families

Duration: 69 minutes

Produced by: the Syrian National Film Organization and Tiger Production.


The film addresses the concept of "death and eternity,” a universal and important question in children’s minds. The story takes place in a virtual environment where a variety of imaginary bird species live, each with their own unique and often humorous characteristics.

'The Jasmine birds' is the second feature animation film that has been produced in Syria.


★ Golden Prize, Best Animation Film, at the 7th International Children Film Festival, Bangalore, India 2012.


★ Golden Prize, Best Full length Forging Animation Film, at the 16th International Family Film Festival, Hollywood 2011


★ Golden Prize, Best Full-length Animation Film, at the 24th Hamadan Children’s and Young Adults international Film Festival, Iran 2010.


★ Golden Prize, Best Animation Movie, at the 6th Kazan International Film Festival for Muslim’s cinema, Russia 2010.


★ Golden Prize, Best Arabic Movie, at the 20th Cairo International Family and Children’s Film Festival, Egypt 2010.


★ Silver Prize, Feature Films Competition, at the 10th Rotterdam Arab Film Festival, Netherlands 2010.


★ Special Mention, from the Cinema Critics and Journalists Committee, at the 6th Rotterdam Arab Film Festival, Netherlands 2010.


★ Special Mention, from the International Jury, at the 5th Sicilian Film Festival in Miami, USA 2010.

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