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Ob železnici 8
Maribor, Upravna enota Maribor, 2000
Slovenia

StopTrik International Film Festival is dedicated to stop motion techniques of hand-made, spatial animation as puppet film, claymation, object or photography manipulation, animation of loose materials (such as salt, sand etc), pixilation, traditional cut-out and many more. The list of sub-genres could be complemented with such exceptional techniques as animation of lights, fire, yarns, threads. Artists' imagination is limitless and so we can be neither orthodox nor strict while defining the term "stop motion". The ultimate goal of this unique annual gathering is to admire and celebrate artistry of hand-made, spatial animation together with all the other drifters of the surreal, absurd or merry highways who are ready to pursue frame by frame illusion.

Animacije 2018

My Life as Zucchini

Lina Dvoršak

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My Life as Zucchini/ Bučko/ Ma vie de Courgette

Claude Barras

2016, SUI/FRA, 66'


 This Zucchini has nothing to do with the vegetable, he's a 10-year-old boy with an intriguing nickname. After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is sent to a foster home where he meets other orphans. At first, Zucchini struggles to find his place in this strange environment, but he’ll learn to trust and find love and maybe even a new family.


 directed by Claude Barras

written by Céline Sciamma

adapted from the novel of Gilles Paris

vizualna podoba Claude Barras

animation Kim Keukeleire

cinematography by David Toutevoix

music by Sophie Hunger

editing by Valentin Rotelli

puppet design Gregory Beaussart

voice acting: Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud, Michel Vuillermoz, Raul Ribera, Estelle Hennard, Elliot Sanchez, Lou Wick

voice acting in Slovene: Sara Horžen, Rok Kosec, Polona Torkar, Katja Preša, Lucija Lubšina, Matija Drobne, Valentina Plaskan, Nejc Bahor, Juš Golmajer, Oskar Kapelj, Oskar Glavan, Gaber Kisin, Živa Kodrič, Tamara Lazič, Zarja Novak, Vesna Kodrič

Slovene direction synchronization: Rok Kušlan, Maj Kelenc

producers: Marc Bonny, Armelle Glorennec, Pauline Gygax, Max Karli, Kate Merkt, Michel Merkt

Slovene distributor: Demiurg

 

festivals and awards: Cannes// Annecy – Audience Award and Grand Brix for Feature Film// European Film Academy Award// Ale kino Festival, Poznan – ECFA Award// Cinekid, Amsterdam// KinOdiseea, Bukarešta// Sundance 2017// Swiss candidate for Golden Globe in the category of best animated film.


 Claude Barras

 

Born in 1973 in Sierre, Switzerland. Studied illustration and computer graphics at École Emile Cohl in Lyon. Received degree in anthropology and digital images from Lyon. Studied computer graphics at ECAL (École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne). Works as freelance illustrator in Geneva. 2017 Oscar Nomination in the category Animated Feature Film for his film “My Life As A Zucchini”. 2017 César for Best Animated Feature and César for Best Book Adaption. 2017 Swiss Film Award, Best Fiction Film for “My Life As A Zucchini”.

 

Filmography

    2016 Ma vie de Courgette

    2012 Chambre 69

    2009 Land Of The Heads

    2007 Animatou

    2007 Sainte Barbe

    2006 Le génie de la boîte de raviolis

    2005 Banquise

    2002 Stigmates

    2000 Les mots d'Antoine

    1999 Casting Queen

    1999 Mélanie

    1997 Fantasmagories

    1996 Conte alpin

    1996 La vache

    1995 Un cri dans la ville

Find out more about Calude Barras on http://www.swissfilms.ch/en/film_search/filmdetails/-/id_person/5066