Send Me an Angel - Short Animated Film

The film reached the semi-finals of the Oscar's Student Academy Award!


13-year-old Tom feels uncomfortable in her body, which begins to develop into a woman's body an this causes her to fall into a deep depression. Her desperate parents buy her a dog - Buddy. Buddy is diagnosed with a hereditary skin disease that requires him to take pills for life.
While they both share a common suffering in the world - the suffering from the body, a special bond is formed between them.
During 7 years of treatment and growth together, Tom discovers more and more things about herself until the big discovery that she is actually not a she at all, but a he, Tom is a transgender man.

(Based on a true story)


The film was produced with the assistance of the Yehoshua Rabinovitz Foundation for the Arts - Cinema project, and with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports - Culture Administration Israel Film Council

The full film on KIS KIS channel:

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Screenings at festivals:

35th Haifa International Film Festival (premiere screening), Israel
International Student Film Festival – TAUFF, Israel
TLVFest - The Tel Aviv LGBTQ Film Festival, Israel
Animix film festival - Israel
Lucas Festival, Germany
Carmel Short Film Festival, Israel
Uppsala Festival, Sweden
Watersprite Festival, England
Inside Out Festival, Canada
Sehsüchte Festival, Germany


KIMFF - winning the Best Director Student Film award
PIMFF - winning the Best Animation award

and reaching the semi-finals of the Oscar's:
The Student Academy Award

Photos from the work process:


Actors: Michael Ellroy
Production: Adi Greenbard
Soundtrack design and mixing: Gitai Aviv & Omri Cohen
Original music: Yuval Kadosh
Background artist: Yogev Sasson

Film Poster

To the film's Facebook page / To the film's trailer: