O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS 2015

Updated: 05-11-2015 12:56

 

O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS is back with a new program entraining viewers from around the world into the newest and the coolest Polish animation from the last 2 years. And traditionally the program is created by "the biggest Jury in the world" - Polish audience (in 2015 it was 4166 Jury members)!

O!PLA - THE FESTIVAL OF POLISH ANIMATION (www.polskaanimacja.pl) is the fully independent cultural project, whom 3rd edition was held in 51. Polish cities (21.03 – 31.05.2015).

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).

 

THE MOVIES (111’)

Films with Polish dialogues has an English subtitles.

 

01. WATER LILIES / Nenufary, 4’

Poland 2013

Realization: Marcin Surma

Technique: 2D drawn animation

Production: National Polish Film School Lodz (PWSFTviT).

Dialogues: None

 

The sun revolves around the building ... Beautiful study of light in to Pachelbel's Canon in D Major.

- Special Mention, O!PLA 2015, in the category “Formanima”

 

 

02. THE TENEMENT BUILDING / Kamienica, 12’43”

Poland 2013

Screenplay, Directed, Co-Animated: Agnieszka Burszewska

Co-Animated: A. Wyrwas, W. Sankiewicz

Technique: Puppet / Clay animation

Music: R. Baszun, M. Mulawa

Production: FUMI Studio

Dialogues: None

 

A black comedy about a hungry middle-class inhabitants of the tenement building...

- 3rd Award "Brown Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Film made in professional studio”

 

 

03. BUT SHE’S NICE…, 6’

Poland 2014

Realization: Tomasz Pilarski

Technique: 2D drawn animation

Music: Damian Czajka

Production: Artistic University in Poznan (UAP)

Dialogues: None

 

Do not forget that your shadow is always nearby...

- 3rd Award "Brown Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “School/Graduation”

 

 

04. DOGGYDENT / Piesydent, 2’ 05”

Poland 2014

Screenplay, Directed, Illustrated: Magdalena Pilecka

Animated: Rafał Felak

Technique: 2D drawn animation

Music: Remigiusz Zawadzki

Production: Magdalena Pilecka

Dialogues: Yes

 

Meet a Doggydent and its myriad problems....

- 3rd Award "Brown Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Fully Independent”

 

 

05. THE DRIFT / Dryf, 4’ 19”

Poland 2014

Realization: Marcin Ożóg

Technique: Stop-motion animation

Music: Zespół Kariera

Production: Marcin Ożóg

Dialogues: Yes

 

"Cardboard" music video for Polish band Zespół Kariera.

- 3rd Award "Brown Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Animated music video”

 

 

06. 331 DAYS / 331 DNI, 6’ 33”

Poland 2014

Realization: Piotr Mazur

Technique: Time lapse / Stop-motion animation

Production: AFA School of Photography in Wroclaw

Dialogues: None

 

331 days of "life" of a flat...

- 3rd Award "Brown Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Formanima”

 

 

07. DE HERINACIO. ON THE HEDGEHOG, 2’ 06”

Poland 2014

Realization: Ala Nunu Leszyńska

Technique: Puppet animation

Music: Magda Tejchma

Production: Artistic University Poznan

Dialogues: Yes

 

Features Explained of the hedgehog spikes based on the medieval bestiary…

- 3rd Award "Brown Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Animated Epigrams”

 

 

08. HIPPOS / Hipopotamy, 12’ 29”

Poland 2014

Screenplay, Directed, Co-Animated: Piotr Dumała

Co-Animated: Paweł Dębski

Technique: 2D drawn animation

Music: Alexander Balanescu

Production: FUMI Studio

Dialogues: None

 

"Ballet of the cruelty", which is a disturbing study of human nature...

- 2nd Award "Silver Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Film made in professional studio”

 

 

09. OVER MY DEAD BODY! / Po moim Trupie!, 3’ 38”

Poland 2015

Realization: Agata Mianowska

Technique: Drawn animation

Music: Paris Music

Production: National Polish Film School Lodz (PWSFTviT)

Dialogues: Yes

 

Young pussy cat shows parents a new boyfriend's –rabbit-artist...

- 2nd Award "Silver Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “School/Graduation”

 

 

10. PATE / Pasztet, 5’ 30”

Poland 2014

Realization: Łukasz Jedynasty, Zuzanna Staszewska

Technique: Puppet animation

Music: Kasia & Wojtek

Production: Rainbow Box

Dialogues: Yes (lyrics)

 

Fictionalized music video for the band Kasia & Wojtek, or how it is played literally "to chop"...

- 2nd Award "Silver Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Fully Independent”

 

 

11. MY IDENTIFICATION / Moja Identyfikacja, 3’ 19”

Poland 2013

Realization: Natalia Krawczuk

Technique: Pixelation animation

Music: AmperA

Production: National Polish Film School Lodz (PWSFTviT)

Dialogues: Yes (lyrics)

 

Music video for the Polish band AmperA.

- 2nd Award "Silver Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Animated Music Video”

 

 

12. SUPERNOVA / Supernowa, 7’ 30”

Poland 2014

Realization: Paweł Czarnecki

Technique: Mixed animation

Music: Patryk Bychoski

Production: Paweł Czarnecki.

Dialogues: None

 

The poetic image of death (or radical transformation) of a planet...

- 2nd Award "Silver Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Formanima”

 

 

13. THE RIVERS / Rzeki, 2’ 29”

Poland 2014

Screenplay, Directed: Daria Wiktoria Kopiec

Animated: Adam Wyrwas

Technique: Puppet / Clay animation

Music: Ola Bilińska

Production: Fundacja Pogranicze / WJTeam

Dialogues: Yes

 

The beautiful interpretation of the poem by Czeslaw Milosz under the title "The Rivers"...

- 2nd Award "Silver Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Animated Epigrams”

 

 

14. A BLUE ROOM / Niebieski Pokój, 14’ 26”

Poland 2014

Screenplay, Directed, Co-Animated: Tomasz Siwiński

Co-Animated: P. Garbacz, A.P. Morawski

Technique: Paint-on-glass animation

Music: Rémi Boubal

Production: Sacrebleu Production / Se-Ma-For Production.

Dialogues: Yes

 

Extremely evocative study of the human mind in the state of clinical death...

- 1st Award "Golden Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Film made in professional studio”

 

 

15. A DOCUMENTARY FILM / Document, 6’ 50”

Poland 2015

Realization: Marcin Podolec

Technique: Drawn / mixed animation

Music: Wiktoria Nowak

Production: National Polish Film School Lodz (PWSFTviT)

Dialogues: Yes

 

Portrait of a father, whose children live their own lives far away from him.

- 1st Award "Golden Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “School/Graduation”

 

 

16. BEVARE OF SMOKING, OR THE DEADLY EFFECTS OF SMOKING, VER.2 / Zgubne Skutki Palenia Ver. 2, 4’ 53”

Poland 2013

Directed, Animated: Maciej Pestka

Screenplay: Maciej Pestka, Piotr Pestka

Production: Mapepi Animations

Technique: 3D computer animation

Dialogues: None

 

Think twice before you light your last cigarette...

- 1st Award "Golden Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Fully Independent”

 

 

17. AVA ‘N GARDE / Awa ’N Garda|, 6’ 29”

Poland 2014

Realization: Bogna Warszawa

Technique: Graphic animation

Music: SinSen & Oz

Production: Bogna Warszawa/ SinSen

Dialogues: Yes (lyrics)

 

Music video for the Polish rapper SinSen.

- 1st Award "Golden Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Animated Music Video”

 

 

18. LOOP, 3’

Poland 2014

Realization: Michał Socha

Technique: Drawn animation

Music: Michał Socha

Production: BrosFX

Dialogues: None

 

The visual variations on the loops effect...

- 1st Award "Golden Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Formanima”

 

 

19. HEDGEHOG / Jeż, 1’52”

Poland 2014

Realization: Anna Nowicka

Technique: CGI animation

Production: Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw (PJAIT)

Dialogues: None

 

Apple-tree, apple and hedgehog...

- 1st Award "Golden Sack", O!PLA 2015, in the category “Animated Epigrams”




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