20. – 22.10.2011
Třídenní program animovaného filmu bude zejména dárkem pro děti a studenty ke vstupu do dalšího školního roku. Stejně tak je ale dárkem pro malé i velké milovníky animovaného filmu. Během akce se děti seznámí s nejnovějšími i staršími animovanými filmy. Zároveň však poznají i jejich tvůrce, kteří filmy a seriály v rámci prezentace doprovodí (Fáňa Váša, Bára Dlouhá, Kristina Dufková, Jaromír Gál, Miloš Zvěřina, Pavel Koutský a další). V rámci praktických workshopů si malí návštěvníci i odrostlejší děti budou mít možnost vyzkoušet řadu animačních technik, včetně netradiční animace písku. Večery animace v Modřanech nabídnou široké veřejnosti i filmových fandům celovečerní filmy, které se do české distribuce nedostaly. Akci doprovodí také jedinečná výstava filmových loutek a dekorací z nového českého filmu Autopohádky, která zavede návštěvníky do zákulisí animovaného filmu.
9:00 – 16:00 Školičky animace ve Foyer Modřanského Biografu
9:00 – 11:00 Dopolední dílna bude věnovaná animaci písku a povede ji animátorka a režisérka Kristina Dufková.
9:00 – 10:00 Jak se dělaly Autopohádky
10:30 – 11:30 Dějiny udatného českého národa
12:00 – 13:30 Dějiny udatného českého národa
20:00 – 21:30 To nejlepší z AniFestu 2011
9:30 – 16:30 Školičky animace ve Foyer Modřanského Biografu
15:00 Nové české večerníčky
20:00 Technotise – Edit a já
(Ravenna, Italy, 1946) is a founding member of the Society for Animation Studies and a former member of the board of directors of Asifa (Association internationale du film d´animation). His published works on animation include the books Topoline e poi (1978), Due voite l´oceana (1983), Il movimento creato (1993, with Guido Michelone) plus booklets on Alexeïeff, Bozzetto, Manuli, Cavandoli and the Zagreb School. Giannalberto Bendazzi has served as a juror at many international animation festivals including those of Annecy, Zagreb, Toronto, Varna and Espinho. As a critic of live-action cinema he has published books on Woody Allen (also translated into French and English) and Mel Brooks.
Michaela Pavlatova was born in Prague, Czech Republic, in 1961. In 1987 she graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague. As an animation film director, her films have received numerous awards at international film festivals, including an Oscar nomination for Reci, reci, reci/Words, words, words, the Grand Prix in Montreal, and accolades at Berlin, Tampere, Hiroshima, Stuttgart and many others. Her short animated film, Repete, has also won a series of awards including the Grand Prix at the International Animation Festival Hiroshima and Golden Bear in Berlin. Between 1998 and 2002 Michaela worked in San Francisco as the art director with animation company Wildbrain inc. After 2002 Michaela returned back to Prague. In 2003 she directed live action film Neverne hry (Faithless Games – Negativ Productions) starring Zuzana Stivinova and Peter Bebjak. In 2006 she finished, together with Vratislav Hlavaty, animated film Karneval zvirat (Le Carnaval des Animaux / The Carnival of Animals) which also received the AniFest Grand Prix. In 2008 she directed another feature film Deti noci / Ofka (Children of Night / Ofka) on the script of Irena Hejdova, starring Martha Issova and Jiri Madl. Michaela Pavlatova teaches animation in Prague (FAMU / Academy of Performing Arts, Film and TV School), she also tought at VSUP / Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague, and abroad – in San Francisco (Academy of Art College, Computer Arts Institute, CCAC), and at Harvard University. She is a frequent member of juries at internationals film festivals.
She was born in Hradec Králové in 1971. After graduation from high school she studied film theory at The Charles University in Prague. Her thesis were on animated production of an artist and film director Nina Campulkova. As of the year 2000 she has been working as a historian and a curator of an animated film collection in the National Film Archives in Prague. She also teaches the history of Czech animated film at the Department of Film Studies at Philosophical Faculty in Prague. She is currently preparing the catalogue of Czech animated film since 1945.
After finishing grammar school he studied animation at the Film School Zlín / Moravia and at FAMU (Film and TV School Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Faculty of Animation) under the leadership of Břetislav Pojar. His student films Lost Danaus (Ztracený Danaus), Goblins (Skřítci), or The Great Sneezer (Velký kýchač) were presented and awarded at local as well as international festivals (British Animation Award, Annecy, Hiroshima, AniFest, Worldfest Houston, Anima, tec.). Noro also taught animation at Josef Škvorecký Literary Academy in Prague and scripwriting and dramaturgy at Film School Zlín (VOŠF) and at Multimedia Art College (VOŠG) in Jihlava.
He is the co- founder of Eallin animation studio, in 2004 he founded the animation and postproduction studio Tobogang, where he has been working as an artist, animator and director. He engages in graphic design, music video productions (Miro Žbirka, UDG, Tatabojs), jingles videos (Summer Film School Festival 2003, Febiofest 2004-2009, Kultura.cz), commercial spots and short films. He was the artist of the movie The Key for Determining Dwarfs or The Last Travel of Lemuel Gulliver (Klíč k určování trpaslíků) by Martin Šulík, as an artist he also made the titles for Juraj Jakubisko´s live-action film Bathory and lately he has created the characters for the children´s TV bed-time series The Rats (Krysáci). His animation pieces dedicated to classic animation techniques can bee seen at the exhibion called Five Brave Men from FAMU (together with the works of his fellow students J. Švankmajer, J. Bubeníček, M.Žabka and D. Súkup) which was organized by Czech Centers in a numer of cities worldwide. At present he is supervising the animation and VFX of the feature-length animated film Alois Nebel.
Magdalena Šebestová is the Charles University (department of translating/interpreting, English and Russian languages) graduate. After leaving school she has given herself alternately to her profession but also to art activities. She was a member of a Prague theater Semafor (1965-1970), she engaged in singing, acting and moderation. For 7 years she worked in an advertising company TTV , for 5 years at Radio Free Europe. As a PR manager she organized campaignes of various cultural organizations. As of 1992 she cooperated with the Office of President Havel, later with his private office, in 2008 she was the director of Václav Havel’s Presidential Library. She was the director of a literary and theatrical agency AuraPont. In 2007 she was the PR manager and a spokesperson of AniFest, where she works in the capacity of an international communication senior manager in AniFest 2011 team.
26.5. – 1.6. 2011 Teplice
President: Michaela Pavlátová
Jingle/Visualisation: Michaela Pavlátová
ANIFEST GRAND PRIX
DIVERS IN THE RAIN
Director: Olga and Priit Pärnovi, Estonia
The diver has to go to work every day while his wife, a night-shift dentist, leaves to spend the night with her patients. Their kisses are always goodbye kisses. The woman sleeps during the day, dreaming hurried dreams. A large ship is sinking and no one knows when it’s time for the last cigarette
Argument: For the description of the absurdity of existence.
Main price in the category Feature-Length Film
Director: Garri Bardin, Russia
In the courtyard, a strange duckling hatches out of a rather unusual egg. The other poultry consider it ugly and so the tiny bird must overcome many difficult tests. But the story has a happy ending – in the end, the duckling turns into a beautiful swan.
The moral of the film might be expressed as follows: A beautiful swan is hidden in every child even if it looks different from other children. One just has to believe and hope for the swan to come to the surface.
In this animation the director works with clay and feathers.
Argument: For its wonderful animation and characterisation which is pleasing to audiences of all ages.
Special mention in the category Feature-Length Film
GOODBYE, MISTER CHRISTIE
Director: Phil Mulloy, Great Britain
The Christies live in Wellington Green, a picturesque English village with a church, a pond and a cricket pitch. Outwardly Mr Christie is a perfect gentleman. Inwardly he is a selfish arrogant monster. When the whole world sees him on television having sex with a French sailor, his life is changed forever. Šokující provokativní a výtvarně svérázný filmový experiment Phila Mulloye.
Argument: For using simple animation to show complex issues in a challenging way.
Main Prize in the category Short Films under 5 Minutes
Director: Frank Braun, Claudius Gentinetta, Switzerland
Sleep is like a peacefully undulating water surface that embraces us with a lullaby on the lips. But what happens if everyone enters the dream world on board an ocean liner that suddenly starts sinking? Who will be the first one to awaken? And will they wake up at all?
Argument: For the creative and atmospheric marriage of sound and image.
Special Mention in the category Short Films under 5 Minutes
Director: Patrick Jean, France
You would not believe the mayhem a single old discarded TV can cause. The broken screen suddenly floods all of New York with monsters that everyone is familiar with! Or rather, everyone in their thirties who spent their childhood playing eight-bit games.
Argument: For the smart and funny use of 4-bit stars.
Main Prize in the category Short Films from 5 to 15 Minutes
Director: Ondřej Švadlena, Czech Republic/France
Composed of nothing but sheets of meat that are connected by arteries, a sad deformed figure roams a dark and obscure world. The reality is driven by mutual associations and a generous dose of physicality. You are in for a consuming dystopian experience!
Argument: For drawing us into a unique and disturbing universe.
Special Mention in the category Short Film from 5 to 15 Minutes
Journey to Cape Verde
This is a story about a sixty-day trip to Cape Verde without a mobile phone, a watch or any plans. A pilgrim passes through local forests and villages, meets goats and turtles, enjoys local music and, above all, gets to know himself. This beautiful „journal“ film combines various techniques.
Director: José Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal
Argument: For its human sensibility and graphic quality.
Main Prize in the category Short Films from 15 to 60 Minutes
Director: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay, Poland
Beautiful Duenna was created for a certain purpose. But she will have to choose between fulfilling her life’s goal and love. This is an adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s short story of the same name that takes place in a technologically advanced, yet still feudal world.
Argument: For a stunning and somnolic cinematic experience.
Special Mention in the category Short Films from 15 to 60 Minutes
Director: Katarína Kerekesová, Slovakia
There are ten hardened men working in a stone quarry. Every day they mechanically move tons of gravel. When their foreman’s wife comes into their midst, the cold place lights up with emotion and humanity. This puppet musical works perfectly with the musical and sound rhythm of a tragic love story.
Argument: For bringing the musical genre into the bleak landscape.
Main Prize in the category Advertisement and Introductory Spots
Audi Q5 – Unboxed
Director: Russell Brooke & Aaron Duffy, United Kingdom
Argument: For its inventive design and use of simple materials to depot sophisticated images.
Special mention in the category Commercials and jingles
Director: Adrian Flückiger, Switzerland
Argument: For its beautiful stop-motion sequence of the birth of a magnificent paper tree.
Main prize in the category Music video
Massive Attack: Splitting the Atom
Director: Édouard Salier, Francie
Argument: For its stunning massive attack on your senses.
Special mention in the category Music video
Eatlitz: Lose this child
Director: Yuval and Merav Nathan, Izrael
Argument: For its Unique and beautiful use of large scale stop motion animation.
Main prize in the category TV film and series
Stripey the Slumber Elf – Looking for Father / O KANAFÁSKOVI – Jak hledali tatínka
Director: Galina Miklínová, Česká Republika
This is a continuation of a successful series of stories featuring a slumber elf from the Dreamspun Castle and his little buddy – a boy called Jonas.
Argument: For original poetics and art in production for children.
Special mention in the category TV Film and series
Director: Isabelle Lenoble, Francie
Presenting Chinese culture and especially Chinese ideograms, this series tells simple stories of little Lucy who keeps losing things. A Chinese dragon that lives in her nest happily returns each lost item, but only after she learns the word in the Chinese ideogram.
Argument: A Precise and sophisticated educational film.
Main prize in the category Student film
Director: Elli Vuorinen, Finnland
This is a scene from a strange world where all people are obsessed with their tongues – they use them to touch a variety of objects. A lonesome man’s wooden knocks are echoing through a frozen landscape as he is searching for the right spot that would suit his own tongue.
Argument: For its unique design and odd, funny narrative.
Special mention in the category Student film
KUCHAO / A Gum Boy
Director: Masaki Okuda, Japan
Kuchao is a first grader, but he is not part of anything that goes on at school. He even stands aside while others go and have fun releasing balloons. But when he starts chewing gum, he enters the world of his own imagination and his balloon changes into anything he can think of.
Argument: For its inventive and funny depiction of annoying boy.
PRIZES UNDER THE AUSPICE OF CZECH TELEVISION
Main prize in the category Films made by children under 12 years
My favorite Hero
Director: Roma Donskoy, Russia
My Favorite Hero is an animated film about what matters the most in life – love. While some children see Batman as their hero, for others it may be their own father.
Special mention in the category Films made by children under 12 years
Day Flower / Eintagsblume
Director: Yoshe Malkus, Germany
Day-Flower is a beautiful but sad story about a little mouse, its longing and a missed moment.
Main prize in the category Films made by children between 12 – 15 years
Out of the Tide/ A margem da maré
Director: Children from Albufeira, Portugal
This is about a journey into the sea that intends to focus to the preservation of ocean species…
Special mention in the category Films made by children between 12 – 15 years
Director: Filip Tatýrek, Czech Republic
This film highlights Australia’s greatest phenomena through a frantically fleeing kangaroo that inadvertently becomes the representative of its race in their battle against humankind.
International Competition of Short animated Films up to 60 Minutes ecologically themed sponsored by Knauf Insulation
THE GREY CITY / Šedé město
Director: Matěj Forejt, Czech Republic
International Competition of Short animated Films made by children ecologically themed sponsored by Knauf Praha.
FARMERS / Farmáři
Director: Petr Mischinger, Czech Republic