CEE Animation Talents
This projects presents the best films in a given year made by students and artists making their debut in front of a professional audience and the general public. The film selection focuses on extraordinary talents whose work shows the promise of a successful future career. The project aims to draw attention to new talents through the presentation of this film compilation at selected European animated film festivals, helping to bring them together with experienced international producers.
* 09.10 17:00 The screening is followed by a talk with the programme curator
Poland / 8 min 17 s
An animated protest created by 49 animators in 48 hours as a response to the decision of The Constitutional Court about the abortion ban in Poland.
Moved and broken by the situation in our country, we, a group of students from the Animation Department of Lodz Film School have decided to act. We strongly oppose the recent events in our country and it’s shameful that such a ruling has been pushed through during this extremely difficult time of the pandemic. The Constitutional court has issued a ruling that will end legal termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly. Many of us are afraid right now, this is why we want to express unity in a just cause.
Directed by Kasia Adamkiewicz, Weronika Althamer, Marcin Arcimowicz, Julia Benedyktowicz, Ala Błaszczyńska, Klaudia Bochniak, Agnieszka Borowa, Zofia Dąbrowska, Ula Domańska, Asia Dudek, Natalia Durszewicz, Mateusz Frank, Asia Jasińska, Bogna Kowalczyk, Natalia Krawczuk, Beata Krzempek, Anita Kwiatkowska-Naqvi, Marta Magnuska, Kasia Małyszko, Julia Marchowska, Marta Michalik, Weronika Michel, Piotr Milczarek, Maria Nitek, Karina Paciorkowska, Ala Palechowska, Nikodem Płaczek, Zuzia Puszkarz, Yelisaveta Pysmak, Szymon Ruczyński, Marcin Senderowicz, Kuba Siedlecki, Karolina Specht, Zuzanna Stach, Ola Szmida, Zuzanna Szor, Weronika Szyma, Asia Trejter, Marcjanna Urbańska, Pola Włodarczyk, Paulina Ziółkowska, Izumi Yoshida, Bogusz Żelech, Kacha Bińko, Joanna Szlembarska, Maja Minic
Slovakia / 4 min 52 s
It´s nighttime. A group of pedestrians are waiting at a crosswalk to get to the other side. Some, however, have waited far longer than others...
Directed by Agáta Bolaňosová
I'm Here #
Poland / 15 min 0 s
An elderly man is looking after his paralyzed wife. Despite his old age and health problems, he's doing his best to relieve her suffering, which is getting worse day by day. His daughter helps him, trying to balance care with her work in the hospital and family life. Everyone has a different view on how to properly care for the sick, which often causes arguments.
Directed by Julia Orlik
Bye Little Block! #
Hungary / 8 min 41 s
A young woman learns that soon she will have to move from the blockhouse flat she lives in. After receiving the upsetting news from the owner of the flat she is overwhelmed with emotions. Her teardrop of farewell grows into a concrete monolith. When the drop hits the ground a surreal panorama of the blockhouse area - she used to call home - unfolds...
Directed by Éva Darabos
The War of the Words of the Respectful Silence? #
Slovenia / 1 min 54 s
The War of the Words of the Respectful Silence? is a commissioned film made for an educational program in schools. Through this program, children rediscover their own history, the history of their territory and apply this knowledge to the future.
Directed by Leo Černic
Ant Hill #
Czech Republic / 13 min 10 s
An adolescent ant worker living in the outskirts of a dying human world who wants more from her life than accepting the given fate. However, when she is cast out for accidentally causing fire she is scared of the outside and longs to be accepted back. She has to grow up to save the world.
Directed by Marek Náprstek
If you wish to learn more about animation please sign up for spam-free newsletter