Matilda and the Spare Head

Matilda ir atsarginė galva

This is a story about a girl who wants to be the smartest person in the world. When all the things she’s learned can no longer fit in one head, her mother buys her a backup one. Two heads are better than one but Matilda soon becomes confused with which head should she wear at what time and loses the second head shortly after. It is uncertain what would happen if not for a ball that accidentally floats in through her window. It changes Matilda forever.

Festival list

Festival International du Film  d’Animation d’Annecy, France, 2020
Animaphix – International  festival of Animated Film, Italy, 2020
Linoleum International  Contemporary Animation and  Media Art Festival, Ukraine, 2020
Pixelatl, Mexico, 2020
Festival de Cinema de Girona, Spain, 2020
OIAF – Ottawa International  Animation Festival, Canada, 2020
Kino Dzieci – Festiwal Filmowy  Międzynarodowy, Poland, 2020
Curtas Vila Do Conde – International Film Festival, Portugal, 2020
Tofuzi – International Festival of  Animated Films, Georgia, 2020
SCHLINGEL – Internationales  Filmfestival für Kinder und  Jugendliche, Germany, 2020
Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, UK, 2020
Biennial of Animation Bratislava, Slovakia, 2020
FILMETS – Badalona Film  Festival, Spain, 2020
REX Animations Festival, Sweden, 2020
Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin Festival, Germany, 2020
Cinekid, Netherlands, 2020
LUCAS – Internationales Festival  für junge Filmfans, Germany, 2020
FFSMM – Festival du Film de  Stop Motion de Montréal, Canada, 2020
Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Germany, 2020
Festival Européen du Film Court  de Brest, France, 2020
Spark Animation, Canada, 2020
Anilogue – International Animation Film Festival, Hungary, 2020
Ajyal Youth Film Festival – Doha  Film Institute, Qatar, 2020
PÕFF Shorts (Pimedate Ööde  Filmifestival) – Black Nights Film  Festival, Estonia, 2020
Anim’est – Festivalul Internaţional de Film de Animaţie, Romania, 2020
Foyle Film Festival, Ireland, 2020
FACETS – Chicago International  Children’s Film Festival, USA, 2020
Athens International Children’s  Film Festival, Greece, 2020
Olympia International Film  Festival for Children and Young  People, Greece, 2020
KUKI – Internationales Kurzfilmfestival für Kinder und  Jugendliche Berlin, Germany, 2020
LIAF – London International  Animation Festival, UK, 2020
Animateka, Slovenia, 2020
El Meu Primer Festival de Cinema, Spain, 2020
Giffoni Film Festival, Italy, 2020
Catch the Moon, Italy, 2020
International Kids Film Festival, India, 2020


Production country


Marija Razgutė
Ignas Meilūnas, Dangiras Bugas
Simonas Glinskis
Ignas Meilūnas
Sound designer
Julius Grigelionis
Rytis Koreniukas
Ignas Meilūnas, Anni Oja, Arnau Godia Montesinos, Emilė Maigytė
Voice by
Rusnė Savickaitė, Karolina Leciūtė, Dovilė Šarutytė, Rytis Saladžius
Production company
M-Films (Čiobreliai) (LT)
Production designer
Antanas Dubra


Marija Razgutė

Director's biography

Ignas Meilūnas

Ignas Meilūnas (b. 1985) graduated from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University with a BA in Computer Engineering in 2008. He has worked with Oskaras Koršunovas and Gintaras Varnas’ theater troupes as a sound designer and video projection operator. Since 2011, Ignas started working as a freelance 3D and stop-motion animator and director. His debut short animation/fiction film “Woods” won the Lithuanian Film Academy Award for Best Animation of 2015.


Woods / Miškas (2015, short animation)
Mr. Night Has A Day Off / Pono Nakties laisvadienis (2016, short animation)
Matilda an the Spare Head / Matilda ir atsarginė galva (2020, short animation)