Otac / Father
Ivan Bogdanov, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Veljko Popović, Rositsa Raleva, Dmitry YagodinBulgaria, Germany, Croatia / 2012 / 16' 30''
Tuškanac Cinema, 14:00 h
Tuškanac Cinema, 16:00 h
When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you?
Ivan Bogdanov (1973) and Vessela Dantcheva (1975) are a team of authors working together for the past 15 years. Both graduates of the Willem de Kooning Academy of Art in Rotterdam in 2002, they work as directors, animators and illustrators. They have made countless short animated films and commercial projects. In 2004 they founded the animation studio FinFilm and in 2008 the Compote Collective production company, located in Sofia. The films they did together, especially Father (2012) and Anna Blume (2009), screened at many festivals and earned them numerous awards and honours.
Moritz Mayerhofer is a filmmaker based in Berlin. His animated films include Urs, Father and Amen! He co-founded the animation studio studioNICE and currently develops his first animated feature film.
Asparuh Petrov (1981) was born in Pleven and is a graduate of the High School of Applied Arts in Trojan, Bulgaria. Until 2007 he worked as a graphic designer, creating TV programme idents for several televisions in Sofia (bTV, MSAT, TV7). He currently works as a freelancer and creates his own animation projects.
Veljko Popović (1979) graduated from the Department of Painting, Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 2003. Since 1998 he has professionally pursued computer graphics. A co-founder of 2D and 3D design and animation studio Lemonade3d. He teaches animation at the Arts Academy in Split, Croatia. His films have been selected and awarded at many international festivals (including Annecy, Animafest, Clermont-Ferrand, Aspen, Hiroshima, Leeds, Stuttgart) and he has also been a jury member at several festivals.
Rositsa Raleva (1979) graduated from the Fine Arts Academy in Sofia in 2001. Since her graduation she has been working as a graphic designer and art director at several advertising agencies. In the meantime she continues to work as a freelancer creating illustrations, corporate identity, posters and T-shirt design (Dushman trademark, British Airways, Jaguar, ING, Cosmopolitan, Finlandia vodka, etc.)
Dmitry Yagodin (1979) was born in Moscow, Russian Federation. He studied animation at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Art in Sofia, Bulgaria. He works as a freelance artist and independent director and animator.
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