THE ANIMATION FILM STUDIO “ANIMOUSE” (Russia)


 

Art director
NATALIA ORLOVA

 Natalia Orlova

Producer
TENGIZ SEMIONOV

 Tengiz Semionov


THE GIRL WHO HAD CUT HER FINGER
Director EDUARD BELYAYEV
2010, 13 min. Clay transfer, 3D

Giantess Mojryhpah has caught girls when they were picking berries. Not all the girls managed to escape – the giantess brought the little one to her home. Little as she was, though, the girl displayed sharp wit and resourcefulness. The story is told with the help of the Sun, and his sister – the Fox – is actively assisting the girl and her new friend, a young hunter.

 THE GIRL WHO HAD CUT HER FINGER


A FESTIVAL FOR ELEPHANTS
Director ALEKSEI DEMIN
2011, 13 min. Hand-drawn

This animation is a musical album uniting three subjects based on works by different authors: the film will bring to life the heroes of the famous Song of the Flea by Goethe and Mussorgsky; will revive some wonderful pages from the life of carefree Lilliputians, invented by Yuri Koval, and will play out an improbable Christmas story by Yunna Morits with the participation of elephants.

 

A FESTIVAL FOR ELEPHANTS


MOTHER AND SON
Director ANDREI USHAKOV
2011, 13 min. Hand-drawn

A lyrical novella about love for one’s mother, about caring for old people and Nature. After a long separation, the son comes to a deserted village to take his old mother to the city.

 MOTHER AND SON

 

 
A BEETLE, A SHIP, AN APRICOT
Director YULYA ARONOVA
2005, 13 min. Cut-out

 

A BEETLE, A SHIP, AN APRICOT

 

THE ANIMATION FILM STUDIO “SE-MA-FOR” (Poland)


Vice-director of Studio
ADAM PTAK

Adam Ptak

 

 
THE BUG TRAINER
Directors MAREK SKROBECKI, DONATAS ULVYDAS, LINAS AUGUTIS, RASA MISKINYTE
2008, 53 min. Documentary

THE BUG TRAINER is a documentary about life and work of Władysław Starewicz - pioneer of puppet animation.

 Starevich

TV STUDIO OF ANIMATION FILMS, POZNAŃ (Poland)

 

OF THE QUARREL OF ALL QUARRELS
Director ZBIGNIEW KOTECKI
1999, 18 min. Stop motion

Puppet animation about three brothers who set of on a quest for a better life. As it turns out, the decision on choice of roads can become a root of insolvable conflict. This witty parallel might be read as a commentary on flaws of democracy.

 

OF THE QUARREL OF ALL QUARRELS


MARIA GÖRLICH-OPYD presents

 

THE CREATION OF LIGHT
Director WIOLA SOWA
2011, 21 min. Computer graphic

Animation from archive photos for the Adam Stalony-Dobrzański’s stained glass windows exhibition.

 THE CREATION OF LIGHT

 

Director WITOLD GIERSZ (Poland)

 

WITOLD GIERSZ

 

AWAITING
1962, 10 min. Stop motion
A man waiting for a woman, sitting in the cafe.

 Awaining


RED AND BLACK
1963, 7 min. Drawing animation
Brilliant story about a conflict between the two titled colors. Red – the bullfighter and black – the bull.

 RED AND BLACK


THE HORSE
1967, 7 min. Drawing animation
A wonderful tale about a wild horse and a man trying to brindle him. The horse is a winner.

 THE HORSE

 
THE FIRE
1975, 9 min. Drawing animation
Apocalyptic story about the forest which has been destroyed by the cataclysm.

 THE FIRE

RONDO ALLA TURCA
1993, 4 min. Drawing animation
Animated miniature created to Mozart’s classical music.

 

RONDO ALLA TURCA

 

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT ANIMATION

 
 
 

Professor, Doctor WOLFGANG BEILENHOFF
Bauhaus-University Weimar (Germany)

 WOLFGANG BEILENHOFF

 

FILMFEST DRESDEN
 

Dresden

ANIMATION EXCHANGE FORUM

1. WHEREVER YOU GO, YOU MEET YOURSELF
Director PAULIS LIEPA
2009, Latvia
2. NOUR
Director MOHANAD HASSAN
2006, Egypt
3. QUIET!
Director FRANKA SACHSE
2010, Germany
4. STAIRSTO NO END
Director DANIELLA KOFFLER
2011, Israel
5. BREAKFAST ON THE GRAS
Director MARI-LIIS REBANE
2011, Estonia
6. SEED
Director ASPA PETROV
2009, Bulgaria
7. THE LAST ELEPHANT
Director ANTTI LAAKSO
2008, Finland

 

 


THE OPEN RUSSIAN FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION CINEMA “SUZDAL’S ECHO“


 

Director
SERGEY SERIOGIN (Russia)

 Sergeo Segiogin

 

1. BERRY PIE
Director ELENA CHERNOVA
2011, 7 min.
2. GREEN TEETH
Director SVETLANA ANDRIANOVA
2011, 5 min.
3. CHINTI
Director NATALIA MIRZOJAN
2011, 8 min.
4. TALE ABOUT CHRISTMAS TREE
Director MARIA MOUAT
2011, 13 min.S
5. PISHTO IS LEAVING
Director SONJA KENDEL
2011, 10 min.
6. KOSTYA
Director ANTON DJAKOV
2011, 5 min.
7. I SAW AS THE MICE WERE BURYING THE CAT
Director DMITRY GELLER
2011, 6 min.
8. BLUE GRAY DOVE
Director EKATERINA SOKOLOVA
2010, 12 min.
9. SNOWY RIDER
Director ALEXEI TURKUS
2012, 18 min.
10. OFFSIDE
Director IVAN MOXIMOV
2011, 7 min.
11. GRANDFATHER
Director ALEXANDER LENKIN
2011, 7 min.

 

ANIMATED FILMS CREATED BY CHILDREN

 


THE OPEN RUSSIAN FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION CINEMA IN SUZDAL PRESENTS PROGRAM
“SUZDAL’S ECHO“

• HOW DO THOUGHTS ARISE?
• A BEAUTIFUL LEATHER
• THE SUN, THE AEROPLANE, THE SEA
• A TALE OF SOLAR KING
• MARY
• WHERE THE CHILDREN COME FROM?
• WHO ARE THE ANGELS?

 

VASILI KORETSKI’S STUDIO (Russia)

 
ΚΑΤΑΚΛΥΣΜΟΣ (THE FLOOD)
2012, 4 min.
Stop motion

 

the flood 


GENESIS
2011, 3 min.
Stop motion

 

GENESIS


GIORGI KHOSITASHVILI’S STUDIO (Russia)

 
THE CIRCUS OF OUR CHILDHOOD
2012, 12 min.
Stop motion

 THE CIRCUS OF OUR CHILDHOOD

 

ST.  ALEXANDER OKROPIRIDZE NIKOZI SCHOOL OF ART (Georgia)


CHRISTMAS MINIATURE
2012, 4 min.
Drawing animation

CHRISTMAS MINIATURE 

 

 

STUDIO+A (Georgia)

 

 
SONATA FOR VIOLIN
Directors
VAJA RAMISHVILI, PETRE TOMADZE
2012, 10 min.

 SONATA FOR VIOLIN


Director ALLA CHURIKOVA (Germany)

Alla Churikova


Producer DMITRIY POPOV

 DMITRIY POPOV

 
E=MC2
1996, 4 min. Sand animation
The etude about the birth, death and love revival.

 E=MC2

 


PASSION FATALE
2001, 5 min. Sand animation
The classice love triangle here finds a fatal outcome.

 PASSION FATALE

 

FÜR MATHILDE
2008, 7 min. Drawing, sand animation
A seven year old girl in front of a piano. Her exercise - black and white and boring as the ticking of the
metronome. In her mind the girl escapes into the loud and colourful world of a big city.

 FÜR MATHILDE


EMILIE
premiere
2012 , 9 min. 2D animation

“Is it really so that the predestination of all geese is to be eaten?” - wonders the small goose Emilia who above all likes to sing opera arias together with her lfriends . On the eve of Christmas she runs from a village yard to find the answer to this terrible question.

EMILIE 

 
Director IRINA KODUKOVA (Belarus)

 IRINA KODUKOVA


FINIST THE FARE FALCON
premiere
2012, 12 min. Cut-out
Modern version of the ancient Slavic fairy tale about love and war.
 FINIST THE FARE FALCON


IRINA KODUKOVA - MY CHOICE

 

FATHER AND DAUTHER
Director MICHAEL DUDOK DE VIT
2000, 11 min. Drawing animation

 

FATHER AND DAUTHER
 
LIFE LINE
Director TOMEK DUCKI
2007, 6 min. Computer technology

 LIFE LINE


 
ESTERHAZY
Director IZABELA PLUCINSKA
2010, 24 min. Stop motion

 

 ESTERHAZY

ANGRY MAN
Director ANITA KILLY
2009, 20 min. Cut-out

 ANGRY MAN


DIRECTOR MIKHAIL ALDASHIN (Russia)

 Mikhail Aldashin

 

STORY OF MOSCOW CZARS
1997, 1 min. Mixed technique

The film is a part of animation project that had been made for 850 anniversary of Moscow. Within one minute viewers will see all Russian tsars, some important events of the Russian history, the development of Kremlin’s architecture, samples of ornamental arts, old banknotes and coins, tsar’s letters and decrees, stamps etc. All possible materials beginning from soil and bones up to honey, fish, water and fire are being used in the film.
 

STORY OF MOSCOW CZARS

 

NATIVITY
1997, 14 min. Cut-out, scratch and paint on cell

The annunciation day, census of population in Bethlehem, the Birth of the Baby, Three Wise Men arrival, and everything what was happening around.

 NATIVITY

 

OTHER SIDE
1993, 8 min. Scratch and paint on cell
Two worms are living under the ground not suspecting how spasious,beautiful and dazzling the world above them. Once
accidentally they’ve come out…

 OTHER SIDE

 

KELE
1988, 8 min. Ink and paint on cell
The story is based on Chukchee fairy tale. Two girls are picking up berries in the forest and meeting a monster.
Theirs runaway wasn’t so easy. Some Chukchee’s drawings of the end of 19Th century and authentic music are used in the film.

KELE
 


DIRECTOR ALEXANDER PETROV (Russia)

 

Alexandr Petroff


THE MERMAID
1996, 10 min. Drawing film
In a lonely hut lives an old monk with his young novice.
Once in his youth the old monk had betrayed his beloved by marrying another woman.
Broken-hearted, she drowned herself... Now she comes back to take revenge as a mermaid.

 

 THE MERMAID

THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA
1999, 20 min. Drawing film

The film is based on the worldwide famous novel by Hemingway about the old fisherman, who has gone alone at the sea seeking for the dream-fish.

 THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA


 
THE COW
1989, 10 min. Drawing film
The film is about the boy's first experience of compassion and love.

 THE COW


 

THE DREAM OF THE RIDICULOUS MAN
1992, 20 min. Drawing film

Based on the Dostoevsky novel. The hero of film decides to commit suicide, but at last moment falls asleep. The protagonist wakes up updated and He bless life that He wanted to refuse.

 THE DREAM OF THE RIDICULOUS MAN

 

MY LOVE
2006, 26 min. Drawing film

The scene of action is laid in Moscow of 90th years of XIX century. The protagonist Anton is sixteen years old high-school student. He is full of romanticism and heroism and is looking for his unique beloved, to whom he’ll give his first feelings.

MY LOVE
 

 

DIRECTOR GARRI BARDIN (Russia)

Garri Bardin
 

CONFLICT
1983, 8 min. Stop motion

Film characters are ordinary màtches. Quarrel that flared up over a trifle turns into a real battle, in which both hostile parties perished.


 CONFLICT

 

BANQUET
1986, 10 min. Stop motion

The film is based on specific items of party table appointments, where invisible people are the main characters. The film is not so much about our party-making culture, but rather our culture in general.

 BANQUET

 


MARRIAGE
1987, 10 min. Stop motion

A story of love, marriage and family life told with the help of two ropes.

MARRIAGE

 

BREAK
1985, 10 min. Stop motion

Musical parody a mockery of unsportsmanlike tricks and ploys, played by professional boxers to win.

 BREAK

 

ADAGIO
2000, 10 min. Stop motion

A philosophical parable about ignorant crowds who are unaware of or defy their own history. Intolerance of other people’s views or color of skin is the cause of conflicts in the modern world.

ADAGIO
 
 

UGLY DUCKLING
2010, 76 min. Stop motion

Adapted from the Andersen tale and played out in musical comedy mode, “The Ugly Duckling” is set in a farmyard where roosters, hens, ducks and geese live and lay eggs together. One fine day, a rooster discovers a giant egg behind the farmyard kingdom fence, and discreetly slips it into the clutch laid by his partner… Very soon, a cygnet emerges, but as he in no way resembles any of them he is immediately stigmatized by the whole farmyard, enduring humiliations and suspicion on the part of his feathered companions.

 

UGLY DUCKLING

 

 


DEBUTANTS (Georgia)

 THE LAST LETTER
Director PAATA SHENGELIA
2011, 27 min. Drawing film
Vincent van Gogh was looking for love in human beings but this searching was followed by a great disappointment and
pain. He was finding the facilitation in painting. Just this made him say, when he was admired by the work of some artists at the exhibition  “Take off my shoes, as the place you are standing on – is a saint land”.

 The Last Letter


PUPPET MAKER
Director BADRI SKHIRTLADZE
2012, 24 min. Stop motion

The story about a puppet maker, Swedish emigrants living in Paris, 1940 year, Second world war and crazy world.

 PUPPET MAKER

 

THEND
Director LEVAN TUGUSHI
2011, 2 min. Stop motion

This film is about creating world. A men is tempted by a sunflower (a symbol of multiplication) like a Bible apple tree. As the result of this temptation jn and yang are created pn a men and the beginning of the end starts. time buries time in the person of a man.

THEND