A father and his son are losing the folk race. In order to win, the boy turns himself into a car tire. Loosely inspired by the director’s childhood, Sierra pulls us into the surreal car racing world.


Sander Joon


no dialogue

Short Animation Films

15 minutes

2022 (GCC Premiere)


Pictures of Directors

Sander Joon

Sander Joon uses animation to create surreal worlds with a dash of humour. His films have previously travelled to festivals such as Annecy, DOK Leipzig, Ottawa, GLAS, and more. He teaches animation at the Estonian Academy of Arts, where he has received a Master’s in animation. He has animated a music video for the famous Estonian rapper Tommy Cash and participated in a popular commercial for Rick and Morty. Sander also worked as a 2D artist for the multi-awarded film “The Old Man Movie” (2019). His previous short “Sounds Good” (2018) won awards from Stuttgart, Fredrikstad, SUPERTOON and PÖFF Short.