World Festival of Animated Film /
short and feature edition 4 to 9 June 2018
World Festival of Animated Film / short and feature edition 4 to 9 June 2018
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Biciklisti / Cyclists

Veljko Popović

Croatia, France / 2018 / 7' 23''


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Tuesday, 05. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 20:00 h
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Friday, 08. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 15:30 h
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Saturday, 09. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 15:30 h


The cycling season is nearing its grand finale. During the final race, the two men in the lead are competing for more than the Grand Trophy; they are fighting for the affection of a lady and fulfilment of their erotic fantasies. Meanwhile, the small port town prepares for the arrival of a large ocean liner and its dashing captain. Inspired by the art of Vasko Lipovac, Veljko Popović collaborated with his Lemonade3d Studio to create an animated short marked by unique aesthetics. Painted in vivid colours of summer and with a dash of the erotic, it is a comedy that captures the spirit of a small Mediterranean town.

Veljko Popović

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.



Veljko Popović


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Grand Competition Short Film 2
Croatian Film Competition 2