O!PLA 2017 animazione d’autore contemporanea – in collaborazione con Istituto Polacco di Roma
Cinema Detour >> 20 anni di cinema indipendente
On the Road Film Festival
sabato 11 febbraio h20.30
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animation across the borders #4
animazione d’autore contemporanea
incontro in sala con il direttore artistico del festival Piotr Kardas
Per il quarto anno consecutivo il cinema Detour è orgoglioso di ospitare O!PLA across the borders, una selezione di straordinari corti d’animazione contemporanea di giovani autori della grande scuola polacca. Si tratta di un progetto indipendente di animazione d’autore rivolto a un pubblico dai 16 anni in su. Quest’anno il pubblico avrà la possibilità di incontrare in sala il creatore e direttore artistico di O!PLA, Piotr Kardas.
Il programma comprende film a medio/alto budget realizzati in studi professionali, animazioni interamente indipendenti, saggi realizzati nelle migliori scuole di animazione, video musicali, epigrammi animati e “formanima” (animazioni astratte e sperimentali). Il festival, da subito in versione itinerante, viene presentato dapprima in diversi centri della Polonia, per poi iniziare un tour mondiale che ha toccato lo scorso anno 34 città di 5 continenti.
For the fourth consecutive year Detour cinema has the pleasure of hosting O!PLA ANIMATION ACROSS THE BORDERS 2017, an amazing selection of contemporary animation films realized by talented polish authors. Founder and artistic director Piotr Kardas will meet the audience before the screening. With the collaboration of Istituto Polacco di Roma (Polish Institute in Rome).
Admission: free offer for Detour members / 4€ for 2017 Detour membership.
O!PLA THE FESTIVAL OF POLISH ANIMATION is the fully independent cultural project, whom 4. edition was held in 69. Polish cities (21.03 – 15.05.2016). At O!PLA only audience – from every participated cities – decide about the winners! O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS is a “cross-section program” guiding by the whole contemporary Polish animation for audience in age 16+. O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS include: films with big budget/made in professional studios; fully independent animations; films made in school (graduation films); animated music videos; “animated epigrams” (very short movies) and “FORMANIMA” (experimental and abstract animations). From the very beginning, the main aim of O!PLA is (re)build relations between audience and artists, and reaching out with the art of animation especially to smaller centers in the Poland and all around the world. Previous edition of O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS was presented in 34 cities at 5 continents. The initiator and main organizer of O!PLA is Animation Across Borders (Piotr Kardas, Director/Artistic Director).
Programma inizio ore 20.30 (durata 90′) / program from h8.30pm (running time 90′)
Tutti i cortometraggi sono proiettati in lingua originale polacca con sottotitoli in italiano e in inglese / All Shorts are screened in Polish original language with english and italian subtitles.
I AM | 2014, 00’05” | Screenplay and realization: Magdalena Pilecka (www.behance.net/magdapilecka).
Night, seven birds and … The shortest story ever! One second micro film sandwiched 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. Dialogues: NO.
MAGICZNY LAS (Eng. MAGIC FOREST) | 2016, 3’45” | Directed, animation: Artur Marcol | Music: Łukasz Ledzki | Production: Panoptiqm Studio (www.panoptiqm.com).
“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.
DRUMLA (Eng. JEW’S HARP) | 2015, 12’29” | Screenplay and realization: Tomasz Pawlak | Music: Kolakawa, Mariusz Szulc „Manix” (Jew’s harp) | Production: 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. Dialogues: NO.
JA JESTEM ZŁODZIEJ (Eng. I AM THE THIEF) | 2015, 5’22” | Realization: Maciej Przemysław Bednarek | Music: Elektronikt (www.elektronikt.bandcamp.com).
Claymation music video for Polish duo ELEKTRONIKT. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 3rd Award (“Brown Sack”) in the category “animated music video”. Technique: stop motion. Dialogues: YES (Polish with English subtitles).
MOZAIKA, WALC ŚLEDZIONY (Eng. MOSAIC, THE WALTZ OF SPLEEN) | 2015, 4’25” | Screenplay and realization: Andrea Guizar | Music: Maria Czechowska | Production: National Polish Film School Lodz (PWSFTviT).
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. Dialogues: NO.
WHADDUP FISH! | 2015, 1’14” | Screenplay and realization: Tomasz Pilarski | Music: Mateusz Gudel | Production: Artistic University in Poznan (UAP).
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. Dialogues: NO.
TA CHOLERNA NIEDZIELA (Eng. THAT DAMN SUNDAY) | 2014, 16’09” | Directed, projects: Przemek Kotyński (www.kotynski.com) | Screenplay: Marcin Wroński | Dialogues: Bartek Kędzierski | Animation: Robert Zjawiński (3D), Celina Skiba (2D) | Production: Studio Produkcyjne ORKA (www.orkafilm.pl).
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.
SZTUKA LATANIA (Eng. THE ART OF FLYING) | 2014, 0’48” | Screenplay and realization: Anna Nowicka | Production: Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw (PJAIT).
A small fly is trying to get recognition of the jury… Special Mention at O!PLA 2016. Technique: CGI. Dialogues: NO.
KOLEKCJONER (Eng. COLLECTOR) | 2015, 07’09” | Screenplay and realization: Kamila & Mirek Sosnowscy (www.kmsosnowscy.com) | Music: InFidelis (www.infidelis.pl) | Production: 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. Dialogues: NO.
CUKIERKI (Eng. SWEETS) | 2014, 3’26” | Screenplay and realization: Mai Tran | Music: ROBODROM (www.robodrom.pl)
Music video for Polish band ROBODROM. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 2nd Award (“Silver Sack”) in the category “animated music video”. Technique: CGI.
ZAPIS Z WCZORAJ (Eng. YESTERDAY’S RECORD) | 2015, 5’00” | Screenplay and realization: Michał Soja | Production: Academy of Fine Arts in Crakow.
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.
HEJ, HO I NIESPODZIEWANA PRZYGODA (Eng. HEY, HO AND THE UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE) | 2015, 1’09” | Screenplay and realization: Maciej Żuk / Kamil Wójcik | Music: Maciej Żuk. Production: 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.
PRZETRWAĆ W PUSZCZY BIAŁOWIESKIEJ (Eng. SURVIVE IN THE BIALOWIEZA FOREST) | 2015, 2’29” | Screenplay and realization: Michał Rychławski (STREFA 57) | Production: 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.
RZEŹBA DNIA (Eng. SCULPTURE OF THE DAY) | 2015, 3’31” | Screenplay and realization: Monika Kuczyniecka | Music: Renata Przemyk (www.renataprzemyk.art.pl).
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.
NIE TRAĆ GŁOWY (Eng. DON’T LOSE YOUR HEAD) | 2015, 4’ | Screenplay and realization: Karolina Specht | Sound: Bogdan Klat, Wiesław Nowak | Production: National Polish Film School Lodz (PWSFTviT).
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. Dialogues: NO.
ŻYCIE (Eng. LIFE) | 2015, 1’34” | Screenplay and realization: Michał Rychławski (STREFA 57) | Production: Michał Rychławski (STREFA 57).
From birth to death in less than 2 minutes. O!PLA’16 AWARD: 1st Award (“Golden Sack”) in the category “animated epigrams”. Technique: CGI. Dialogues: NO.
DRUCIANE OPRAWKI (Eng. WOOLEN COGWHEELS) | 2014, 14’ | Directed and screenplay: Bartosz Kędzierski | Animation: Krzysztof Opieka | Music: Piotr Dziubek | Production: Studio KINESKOP (www.kineskop.com.pl)
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. Dialogues: NO.