Animated shorts

Animated shorts

Carnival of Animals / Karneval zvířat (Czech Republic, 2006)

directed by Michaela Pavlátová, 11 min

*This movie will be shown at 18:30 before the film The District / Nyócker Eight animated situations presenting erotica in a playful and humorous manner. Inspired and accompanied by the music by Camille Saint-Saëns.

Four short animated works by Libor Pixa (Czech Republic)

Horrible Coincidences / Hrůzné náhody (2007), Forbidden Forest / Já do lesa (2004), Africa / Afrika (2004), PsiCHO (2005)

Fat Fatal (Slovakia, 2005)

directed by Michaela Čopíková, 5 min, eng subtitles

Two fat friends are trying to loose weight and pass through a secret hole ...

Lionardo mio (Slovakia, 2005)

directed by Ivana Šebestová, 6 min, eng

The truth about the origin of Mona Lisa. Short period film inspired by the work of Leonardo da Vinci and commedia dell´arte.

Cheers! / Nazdravíčko! (Slovakia, 2005)

directed by Ivana Zajacová and Jozef Mitaľ, 20 min, eng

Fairy tale for adults about the soul‘s woes and booze told by Stano Dančiak and in English version by Pedja Bjelac from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Lost and Found (Slovakia, 2005)

Caracas (Poland, 2006)

directed by Anna Błaszczyk, 9 min

A sea story about chasing dreams becomes a pretext for playing with artistic form.

Short animated films by MACIEJ MAJEWSKI (with the presence of the director)

Maciej Majewski was born in 1977 in Rybnik (Poland). He obtained his degree in animated movies direction at the National Film School in Łódź but he is also a screenwriter of animation movies and a photographer. He received many awards for his animation movies, including the Grand Prix for student films at the Polish Festival of Animated Movies in 2001. His works have recently been presented during the REJECT Rotterdam Film Festival and Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin.

Beware of fierce dogs! / Uwaga, złe psy! (Poland, 2001, 6 min)

Rychu, Tajger and Juras are the title "fierce dogs" - employees of a property protection agency. Their job is interesting, but also dangerous ...

Unimil – electronically tested / Unimil - elektronicznie testowane (Poland, 2002, 1 min)

An unconventional commercial ...

The Lamb and the Wolves / Jagnie i Wilcy (Poland, 2003, 2 min)

The Little Fish and the Pike / Rybka mała i Szczupak (Poland, 2003, 2 min)

Krasicki reloaded / Krasicki reaktywacja (Poland, 2007, 9 min)

Very modern and free interpretations on three fables of Ignacy Krasicki, one of the greatest writers of Polish enlightenment, mixed with music specially created by DJ’s.

The “Animated shorts” block will be followed by a discussion with Polish artist Maciej Majewski.