Eastern and Central European Panorama
Radiovizija – govori Isidora Sekulić / Radiovizija – govori Isidora Sekulić / Radiovision – Isidora Sekulić Speaking
Radiovison is a TV and web series that explores the vast amount of Radio Belgrade archives through innovative use of illustration and animation. Radiovision – Isidora Sekulić Speaking illustrates the last interview of the most famous Yugoslavian woman writer and free thinker of her time, in which she addresses the young people all around the country and sends her message of what true service to the society should be.
A wedding where the egos of the young couple try to outmatch each other. A dream-like and dynamic story based on an Estonian fairy tale.
Hrvaška, Slovenija, 2014, dcp, 08:00
This is the author’s memory of the start of WWII. Mrs Sarika moves to a Jewish retirement home. What should be a peaceful ending to life turns into the horror of the Holocaust, with her as one of the victims. The film was visually inspired by the works of George Grosz and Otto Dix.
An impression on the topic of cave painting – art based on simple, now highly sophisticated means of expression. This painting indicates the artists striving to break the static drawings. Now thanks to the possibilities offered by animation, one can fulfil their dream and give the characters motion. A prehistoric painting suggests a plot of each episode of the film.
Romunija, 2014, hd, 05:22
A trip into the mind's hidden playground. We follow an unknown character through his mind while he dreams, transforming the night into a very short baby nap filled with new images that describe him in a very peculiar way.
An animated short about a man, who goes out to the forest to ask for a stick. The focus is on the cruelty of people. An adaptation of a famous short tale by Hungarian folk writer Gaspar Heltai.
Slovenija, 2015, hd, 06:43
A small boy and his mother drive to a forest to pick up fruits. The boy dislikes the idea and when made to do it, starts behaving badly towards nature. After a sudden accident he meets a rabbit and a badger, who help him mend his mistakes and grow a fondness for nature.
Dji is a terribly unlucky death who doesn't seem good at his job. This time he has to take the soul of a pirate stuck in the middle of the ocean, but that is easier said than done!
A bit scary amateur entomologist Vello yearns for something higher, distant and noble. Vello wants to become an insect.
Johnny commits suicide, but when Death comes to take him, he changes his mind. So Death makes him a proposal: they will play the traditional chess game, and for each figure he loses, Johnny must sacrifice a person he loves. The deadly game starts to unfold.
AT, BO, BA, CR, DE, MX, ES, 2015, dcp, 07:00
In abandoned buildings life starts to vibrate again: the ambient light flickers, left-behind items begin to move, inside spaces become alive. The viewer dives through desertion, gets absorbed by dark niches, sucked through black space and disgorged into another room, till nature takes the ruin back. An odyssey through a labyrinth of decay.
A grotesque love story about Harold and Matylda, two caricatures of people trying to face social ostracism. They uptake a quest to manipulate their obscene image to the better. The rough form of cut-out animation inspired by the works of Roald Dahl, Lotte Reiniger and Edward Gorey brings us into an unpredictable and eclectic world of dark imagination, finally asking the question: who in fact are the Creatures?
Every time one dives into the night, into the tumult of city, there’s hope something magical or miraculous is going to happen…
Slovenija, 2015, hd, 04:19
A music video for the Slovenian stoner rock band Wrong Moose. The story is set in a fictional obscure woods. It depicts the nocturnal life and (brutal) actions of the woods' inhabitants. Developments unravel between reality and the imagination of Mr Moose.