Upon discovering that the forest reacts to his music, a child will form a new connection with nature. ‘Harmony of the Woods’ is a 2D animated short that features the story of Cooper, a boy who doesn’t seem to care about nature, even though it is always surrounding him on his bike rides. This will change when he discovers the secret that lies inside the forest.


Born in 1997, Matteo Barragan is an animator and illustrator based in Quito - Ecuador. “Harmony of the Woods” is his debut film made through the last year of his digital animation four year course in USFQ (Universidad San Francisco de Quito). He obtained his bachelor of arts degree in 2020.