We are launching a call for entries registration process for our 8th edition of Fest Anča, which will be held on June 24 – 28, 2015. The last date of film submission is March 15, 2015. Our festival opens six competition categories: Anča Award, Anča Student Award, Anča Music Video Award, Anča Children Audience Award, Anča Slovak Film Award and D Award.
The successful creative duo Ové Pictures is coming up with their biggest project so far: a 17-minute animated film Nina. After the gala premiere, scheduled to take place on September 26, 2014 at the cinema Lumière, the film will be distributed to Slovak movie theatres within the Project 100.
This year at Kremnica Gags—the European festival of humour and satire (August 29-31, 2014) —animated film will find its place, too. The author of the visual concept of this year’s Gags Ivan Popovič will present new episodes of his animated series for children.
Vladislava Plančíková, a Documentary film Department graduate, attended art classes as an Elementary School pupil, but only began to animate after she started working on her debut that required her personal involvement. A new animated documentary feature called Felvidék: Caught in Between was premiered in Slovakia.
On Thursday December 12, 2013 at 4:30 pm a release party of DVD VIRVAR – Contemporary Slovak Animated Film was held at the movie theatre of the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.
Documentary series of six episodes inspired by a book bestseller with the same name by Polish author Mariusz Szczygiel presents different personalities of the Czech nation, always directed by a different FAMU director.
Koloman Leššo was a Slovak writer, caricaturist and animator. He died at the age of 70.
Snow is a short animated film about love. It tells a story of a young woman, Maja, who, in her desperate longing for love, loses touch with reality and begins to collapse into the dark corners of her own imagination. You can see Snow in Slovak cinemas from September 19, 2013.
Three films form the On the road cycle are finished so far: Spain (2011), Der Turm (2012) anf the latest Brussels (2013). The “seekers” are working on two more films at the moment.
Most importantly, she is working on her earlier project Fongopolis. Art works, animation, editing - all is done and the sound track of the film is being finished at the moment, including music of course. A young violinist is heading to a city called Fongopolis. He is about to perform his life solo in a grandiose concert with a prestigious Philharmonic.
One of the oldest animation studios in Slovakia is owned by Ivan and David Popovič. My Studio was founded by the father and son in 1992. The largest part of their production is covered by a series about inventions Just to have a screw loose!
Marián Vredík, the author of the 2012 animated adaptation of a children rhyme I’m drawing a circle, is a master's degree student at the Academy of Fine Arts, at the department of painting in the studio of prof. Mgr.art. Klaudia Kosziba, but this semester he is on an internship at FAMU.
Preparations for feature film Heart of the tower by Peter Budinský (tWINs, Bird of Pray) and Patrick Pašš ml. (In the field) are slowly continuing on Slovak animation scene. The film develops the topics of fear and death, more intended for adult audience than for child viewers.
Press screening of The Story of a Tornado
Kino Film Europe, Štefánikova 25, Bratislava
Fest Anča Cinema: Persistence of Vision
Foajé, Štefánikova 16, Bratislava
Best of Fest Anča 2014
Coffee bar Diera do sveta, Liptovský Mikuláš
Fest Anča Cinema: Making of Nina by Ové Pictures
Foajé, Štefánikova 16, Bratislava