Pred šesto edicijo Mednarodnega filmskega festivala StopTrik, ki se bo odvila med 27. in 30. oktobrom 2016 v SALON UPORABNIH UMETNOSTIMaribor, vam v ljubljansko Pritličje prinašamo najboljše sodobne poljske animirane filme v sodelovanju z O!PLA Festivalom poljske animacije.
O!PLA ANIMATION ACROSS BORDERS #4
Festival poljske animacije O!PLA se je letos med marcem in majem odvil v 69 poljskih mestih. Gledalci so so si ogledali najboljše poljske animirane filme, ki so nastali v zadnjih dveh letih in v programu vam predstavljamo najboljše.
1. I AM | 2014, 00’05” | Magdalena Pilecka
Night, seven birds and ... The shortest story ever! One second micro filmsandwiched between a title card and end slate. Prize for the Best Supper short animated film at Golden Kuker 2015 and Special Mention at O!PLA 2016. Technique: CGI.
2. MAGICZNY LAS (Eng. MAGIC FOREST) | 2016, 3’45” | Artur Marcol
"Magic Forest” is a brief tale about the charms and temptations of an enchanted forest. The film tells a story of two friends and their amazing adventure. One day they embark on a trip to the woods to try out some magic mushrooms. Enthusiastic and curious they finally reach their destination and indulge themselves in the experience. They dance, sing and fly among birds in the clouds... Unfortunately, this perfect idyll ends when the influence of the mushrooms ceases. In fact, Magic Forest serves us a story about a friendship put to the test; fellow feelings which last only until problems arise. It is also a reflection on substance abuse, showing how easy it is to cross the fine line to addiction. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 3rd Award ("Brown Sack") in the category “film made in professional studio”. Technique: 3D.
3. SIEDEM (Eng. SEVEN) | 2015, 06’23” | Kamila & Mirek Sosnowscy
Dark music video for Polish band Same Suki. Special Mention at O!PLA 2016. Technique: stop motion.
4. DRUMLA (Eng. JEW’S HARP) | 2015, 12’29” | Tomasz Pawlak
Janko is an amateur of playing on Jew's harp and rapid cycling, lives with his grandmother - veteran of the
Warsaw Uprising, and he dreams of inventing a cure for everything. One day the opportunity appear: employs the holiday period in the pharmaceutical laboratory when the epidemic outbreak. O!PLA'15 AWARD: 3rd Award ("Brown Sack") in the category “fully independent”. Technique: cut-out 2D.
5. JA JESTEM ZŁODZIEJ (Eng. I AM THE THIEF) | 2015, 5’22” | Maciej Przemysław Bednarek
Claymation music video for Polish duo ELEKTRONIKT. O!PLA'16 AWARD: 3rd Award ("Brown Sack") in the category “animated music video". Technique: stop motion.
6. MOZAIKA, WALC ŚLEDZIONY (Eng. MOSAIC, THE WALTZ OF SPLEEN) | 2015, 4’25” | Andrea Guizar
A transatlantic in the high seas. Nine colorful characters are engaged on a mysterious cordinated labor that we can call “the waltz of spleen”. A tragic comedy where visceras and sublime sentiments achieve to enconter in the very same place. O!PLA'15 AWARD: 3rd Award ("Brown Sack") in the category FORMANIMA. Technique: paint on celuloid and glass.
7. WHADDUP FISH! | 2015, 1’14” | Tomasz Pilarski
WHADDUP FISH! is a short animation about Scientist who is looking for extraordinary species deep under the ocean surface. When he stumble upon Dumbo octopus he immediately decide to follow this cute little creature which leads him to an unexpected underwater event and into DEEP trouble. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 3rd Award ("Brown Sack") in the category “animated epigrams”. Technique: drawn 2D.
8. TA CHOLERNA NIEDZIELA (Eng. THAT DAMN SUNDAY) | 2014, 16’09” | Przemek Kotyński
Maintained in the convention of film noir a story about a crime, love and a secret, set in Lublin (Eastern Poland) in the 1930s. An experienced and cynical police commissioner tries to solve the mystery of a murder which is directly linked with a riddle from the past, never solved. An attractive chansonnière from a local night club and a conservator are entangled in the case against their own will. O!PLA'16 AWARD: 2nd Award ("Silver Sack") in the category “film made in professional studio”. Technique: 3D / 2D.
9. SZTUKA LATANIA (Eng. THE ART OF FLYING) | 2014, 0’48” | Anna Nowicka
A small fly is trying to get recognition of the jury... Special Mention at O!PLA 2016. Technique: CGI.
10.KOLEKCJONER (Eng. COLLECTOR) | 2015, 07’09” | Kamila & Mirek Sosnowscy
“Clloector” is an animated, symbolic, journey through the magic library… The library of Oskar Kolberg. Kolberg was the first who collected and systematized Polish folk culture by region. The work "The people, its customs, way of life, language, legends, proverbs, rituals, witchcraft, games, songs, music and dances" has 33 volumes published during his lifetime, and the same amount left in the notes. O!PLA’15 AWARD: 2nd Award ("Silver Sack") in the category “fully independent”. Technique: stop motion.
11. CUKIERKI (Eng. SWEETS) | 2014, 3’26” | Mai Tran
Music video for Polish band ROBODROM. O!PLA'16 AWARD: 2nd Award ("Silver Sack") in the category “animated music video". Technique: CGI.
12. ZAPIS Z WCZORAJ (Eng. YESTERDAY’S RECORD) | 2015, 5’00” | Michał Soja
Hundreds of incentives, multiple roles and responsibilities affect the chaotic picture of reality forming in the mind. The YESTERDAY’S RECORD is an analysis of the perception of a disordered reality and attempts to translate the memory into another form. Author compare the mechanical recording of reality with a subjective drawings - a personal record of events. O!PLA'16 AWARD: 2nd Award ("Silver Sack") in the
category “FORMANIMA". Technique: drawing.
13. HEJ, HO I NIESPODZIEWANA PRZYGODA (Eng. HEY, HO AND THE UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE |
2015, 1’09” | Maciej Żuk / Kamil Wójcik
A short story about two small inhabitants of the mural, bored with the monotony of everyday life of being a part of the big wall painting, decide to go on a Saturday trip through the streets of Wroclaw (Poland) - European Capital of Culture. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 2nd Award ("Silver Sack") in the category “animated
epigrams”. Technique: mixed.
14. GLI.TCH | 2014, 3’34” | Mikołaj Sęczawa
"Short-term disruption" in the world of a corpo-callow bird change his life forever... Special Mention at O!PLA 2016. Technique: puppet/mixed.
15. PRZETRWAĆ W PUSZCZY BIAŁOWIESKIEJ (Eng. SURVIVE IN THE BIALOWIEZA FOREST) | 2015,
2’29” | Michał Rychławski (STREFA 57)
Two old friends - big fans of art of survival - decided to get lost in the Białowieża Forest (Poland). Without cell phones and no connection with the world decide to have an adventure and survive in the forest. O!PLA'15 AWARD: 1st Award ("Golden Sack") in the category “fully independent”. Technique: drawn 2D.
16. RZEŹBA DNIA (Eng. SCULPTURE OF THE DAY) | 2015, 3’31” | Screenplay and realization: Monika Kuczyniecka
Claymation music video for Polish artist Renata Przemyk. O!PLA'15 AWARD: 1st Award ("Golden Sack") in the category “animated music video". Technique: stop motion.
17. NIE TRAĆ GŁOWY (Eng. DON'T LOSE YOUR HEAD) | 2015, 4’ | Karolina Specht
A visual story about how easy it is to lose one’s head. O!PLA'16 AWARD: 1st Award ("Golden Sack") in the category “FORMANIMA”. Technique: CGI.
18. ŻYCIE (Eng. LIFE) | 2015, 1’34” | Michał Rychławski
From birth to death in less than 2 minutes. O!PLA'16 AWARD: 1st Award ("Golden Sack") in the category “animated epigrams”. Technique: CGI.
19. DRUCIANE OPRAWKI (Eng. WOOLEN COGWHEELS) | 2014, 14’ | Bartosz Kędzierski
An ageing couple Aniela and Konstanty lead a quiet life together. She gives herself over to knitting while he eagerly works on some invention. Although their everyday life seems extremely well-organized there is something deeply lacking. The change, brought about by this particular invention will help them discover a totally different perspective. This puppet animation by Bartosz Kędzierski is a moving story of loneliness, longing and human attachment. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 1st Award ("Golden Sack") in the category “film made in
professional studio”. Technique: stop motion.