„How the World Was Made” presents the creation of the world according to old Romanian mythology and folkloric beliefs. An animation produced in 2013 and created by the artist Maria Brudașcă.

How the World Was Made - Maria Brudașcă - CINEPUB

Animation: Maria Brudașcă
Year: 2013
Genre: short animation
Duration: 8 minutes
Subtitles: english

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A short story about the beggining of the world, based on traditional romanian mythology.

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The world is a small island in the primordial ocean of chaos. The World was created by two characters, Brother and Nobrother, the two antagonic principles of the Universe. The animation illustrates the way these two beings created the elements and shaped the world. The story is inspired by „Datinile și credințele poporului român”, written by Elena Niculiţă Voronca and the music is created by the Romanian artist, Danaga.


  • Anim’est Festival, Bucharest, 2014
  • ”Culese din Balkani” Festival, Bucharest, 2015
  • REX Festival, Stockholm, 2015