Quite Strange for an Octopus

Paul the Octopus on DVD

The official documentary on Paul the Octopus, The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus, is now available also on DVD; among the extras, the animated short movie Quite Strange for an Octopus.

La nascita di Paul in un bel corto d’autore

In occasione del quarto anniversario della presunta data di nascita di Paul, il nostro sito fa un bel regalo a tutti i suoi amici e seguaci: un delizioso cortometraggio realizzato da Giacomo R. Bartocci per il documentario “Life and Paul videotimes of Paul the psychic octopus” di Alexander A.Philippe. Il titolo è “Quite strange for an octopus” (Davvero strano per un polpo) e la storia si ricollega alle origini elbane di Paul e al ruolo della biologa marina tedesca Verena Bartsch, che lo portò a Oberhausen.

Quite Strange for an Octopus al Voices of Independent Filmakers

The short movie has been shown at the Italian Broadcast & Technologies Show during the conference "Cinema festivals: essential showcase to enter the market or a waste of time?" (l.t.) of VoIF CONGRESS, 29th September 2013.

Giacomo R. Bartocci at Italian Broadcast & Tecnologies Show 2013

Giacomo R. Bartocci intervenes at the conference "Cinema festivals: essential showcase to enter the market or a waste of time?" (l.t.) at VoIF CONGRESS (Voices of Independent Filmakers), organized by IBTS in collaboration with Tutto Digitale.

Quite Strange for an Octopus at Off Courts of Trouville's market

The short movie will be at the seventh edition of the International Short Film Market Of Trouville (9th-13th September 2013), during the fourteenth edition of Off Courts.

Quite Strange for an Octopus at the Movieclub Film Festival

The short movie is in competition at the Movieclub Film Festival in the section for the children, screened all the mornings from Tuesday 2nd to Saturday the 6th October 2012 at the cinema Principe of Palestrina.

Paul the Octopus makes a double at the Milano Film Festival

Sunday 16th September Quite Strange for an Octopus will be shown at the Teatro Strehler at 8:00 p.m. (CET); next Sunday, at Parco Sempione at 9:00 p.m. (CET), the Italian premiere of the official documentary on Paul the Octopus, The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus, by Alexandre O. Philippe.

Quite Strange for an Octopus at Con i minuti contati

The short movie is in competition at Con i minuti contati - International Short Film Festival: scheduled on Thursday 2012 August 30th August at San Filippo Neri theatre of Montefalco, beginning at 9:00 p.m..

Paul the Octopus' documentary at PIFAN

The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus by Alexandre O. Philippe presented on 22nd July 2012 at 16th edition of PIFAN, Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea), together with the director of photography and producer Robert Muratore and Giacomo R.