Krokodill / Crocodile
Kaspar JancisEstonia / 2009 / 17' 0''
Tuškanac Cinema, 16:00 h
The story of a former opera star who must by the will of Fate work as a Crocodile in a styrofoam costume entertaining children in the playroom of a shopping mall.
Kaspar Jancis (1975, Tallinn) created his first moving pictures in the corners of his school notebooks. He has been a member of several rock groups, writing lyrics and music, and making arrangements. He enrolled at the Tallinn Pedagogical College in 1996. There, he completed his first films: the silent film Dr. Maisarve and the Matshalka Case (1996) and the cut-out puppet film Flight of the Little White Helicopter (1996), which screened at rock concerts and on television. In 1997, he transferred from the Pedagogical University to the Turku Arts Academy in Finland to study animation under the guidance of Priit Pärn. He made his debut film Romance (1999) in Turku.